One of the most basic elements of an intrusion system is the alarm contact or switch used to secure doors, windows and other building openings. Although ubiquitous and not overly complex, alarm contacts nonetheless require the utmost attention to ensure proper alarm system operations.
By Bob Dolph · September 03, 2013
Honeywell of Melville, N.Y., releases the 5822T wireless tilt sensor, which has been designed to mount vertically on surfaces that tilt horizontally when opened, such as garage doors.
SSI Staff · August 04, 2013
A new survey funded by the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation (AIREF) reveals that burglars are often deterred from specific targets that have alarm systems installed.
May 13, 2013
Take SSI’s May Web poll! Which solution presents the leading opportunity to upsell intrusion prospects as well as existing customers?
May 12, 2013
The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) has released two new profiles — one for access control and the other for intrusion detection — as well as a tool for testing whether products conform to the profiles.
March 19, 2013
An insurer for Eli Lilly & Co. filed a lawsuit against Tyco Integrated Security (TycoIS) in a Connecticut federal court Monday, claiming that a faulty security system led to the 2010 theft of roughly $80 million in pharmaceuticals from Lilly’s distribution facility in Connecticut.
March 13, 2013
Here is another example of why it’s important to train customers on handling intrusion alarms.
Ashley Willis · January 24, 2013
What big developments transpired in the intrusion detection market in 2012? Take a look at SSI's Top 10 most read intrusion news items to find out!
December 26, 2012
A jewelry store owner here is crediting Peak Alarm Co.’s alarm response service for stopping an intruder from swiping valuable assets from his shop Sunday.
December 05, 2012
How important is it to train customers to effectively handle an intrusion alarm system? An intrusion alarm incident at a Walgreens in Wauwatosa, Wis., offers a few reasons why alarm companies should regularly schedule follow-up meetings with clients to make sure they know what to do in the event of a break-in.
Ashley Willis · November 20, 2012