The city of Abilene, Texas, has implemented a new ordinance aimed at reducing false alarms that consists of a series of escalating fines and required registration for security alarm systems.
SSI Staff · November 13, 2015
SSI and Parks Associates' survey tells the story of how security dealers can emerge on top in the ever-growing smart home industry.
By Tricia Parks · November 11, 2015
How much the new monitor-it-yourself (MIY) security system paradigm will affect the current model is a big question for the security industry. But a bigger question for the entire population is: How will MIY security systems affect police response to alarm events?
Julie Jacobson · November 10, 2015
When taking over an existing account, there are things alarm installers need to be mindful of about the existing system. Alarm expert Jeffrey D. Zwirn explains the importance of testing the system to prevent the company from being held liable for any emergency that the system does not properly respond to.
By Jeffrey D. Zwirn · November 10, 2015
Qolsys, a provider of residential security and smart home solutions, announced on Friday the addition of the IQ Dimmer and IQ Outlet to its expanding portfolio of connected sponsors and smart devices.
SSI Staff · November 09, 2015
spoke with Nortek Security & Control executives to discuss how the company is rising as a major player in the security and connected home control market.
Scott Goldfine · November 02, 2015
What is the proper way for alarm companies to design, install fire alarm resets? Alarm expert Jeffrey D. Zwirn provides helpful tips for alarm contractors.
By Jeffrey D. Zwirn · October 27, 2015
A new market research report expects the global alarm monitoring market to reach $54.46 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 6.73% between 2015 and 2020.
SSI Staff · October 26, 2015
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Videos of the Week as it counts down the top moments captured by video surveillance.
SSI Staff · October 23, 2015
picked out 9 of the top surveillance camera videos of the week. The videos range from serious to funny and involve residential and commercial security.
SSI Staff · October 16, 2015