Bosch Security Systems and Connected Technologies have joined together to offer a complete suite of security services through its security management platform.
SSI Staff · October 05, 2015
Technical protocols enable low-power devices in the home to communicate with each other securely and with no lag time, Nest says.
SSI Staff · October 02, 2015
A University of North Carolina Wilmington computer science team is trying to build a home voice-recognition software that can carry out commands around the house. The software could control lights, alarms, thermostats, automated locks, security cameras and other home applications.
SSI Staff · September 25, 2015
After 7 years, home builder business returns to Liberty Bell Alarm & Home Theater, which has 1,000 new homes under contract for Control4 and Alarm.com security and home automation systems.
Julie Jacobson · September 09, 2015
25 necessary tools to install central vacuum systems, from a pencil to a ladder to a cordless drill.
SSI Staff · September 08, 2015
Recent national reports of the alarm system at George H.W. Bush’s home being inoperable and not in commission for more than a year is unconscionable. Professional alarm contractors know better and would never knowingly leave an alarm system inoperable for such a gross period of time; let alone at a location which by any standard is considered a high risk target.
Jeff Zwirn · April 27, 2015
So you’ve been tasked with designing a video surveillance system. Whether it be a large commercial project or a residential job, your first step is determining the required degree of security and then tailoring it to the specific application type. The more a security professional knows about CCTV and video surveillance, the more likely he or she is to get a larger share of the project.
This Security Sales & Integration White Paper walks you through the process and explains how to decipher camera specs and maximize camera placement.
February 26, 2015
Selling alarm systems is more art than science, but one veteran industry consultant shares his proven formula to improve sales success for residential security systems and commercial security systems, including video surveillance.
February 02, 2015
Security Sales and Integration, June 2014 Issue: The Sales & Marketing Issue
June 05, 2014
Which individuals do your company’s sales team target in residential sales efforts? Weigh in on the topic with SSI's January Web poll.
December 31, 2013