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Steve Karantzoulidis, Web/Senior Editor

Steven A. Karantzoulidis is the Web Editor for Security Sales & Integration. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a degree in Communication and has a background in Film, A/V and Social Media.

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Steve Karantzoulidis's Latest Opinion Posts

Read: Is This Camera-less DIY System the Future of Home Security?

Is This Camera-less DIY System the Future of Home Security?

Minut uses passive infrared heat detection to detect living things, in addition to tracking changes in the environment such as temperature or noise disturbances.

Read: Editor’s Choice: Steve’s Favorite Articles, Videos & Slideshows From 2019

Editor’s Choice: Steve’s Favorite Articles, Videos & Slideshows From 2019

SSI Web/Senior Editor Steve K. shares his faves from 2019, which range from smart home hacks, to robot assaults and everything in between.

Read: Brinks Home Security Promo Aims for Laughs Over Scares

Brinks Home Security Promo Aims for Laughs Over Scares

Brinks’ silly new video aims to attract new customers by displaying its trustworthiness — instead of relying on scare tactics.

Read: 9 Mobile-Friendly Solutions Security Pros Can Offer

9 Mobile-Friendly Solutions Security Pros Can Offer

Whether it’s to gain a new stream of RMR or offer a better customer experience, mobile-friendly solutions are something that should be seriously considered by security pros.

Read: 7 Awesome Pens Given Away at ISC West 2018

7 Awesome Pens Given Away at ISC West 2018

Cool promo items should be part of every company’s marketing plan, even if it’s something as simple as a pen. Web Editor Steve K shares seven that caught his eye at ISC West.

Steve Karantzoulidis's Latest Posts

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Hungry Dog Accidentally Starts House Fire

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Hungry Dog Accidentally Starts House Fire

Other top surveillance videos of the week include a wild brawl in Australia, a car jumping a rising bridge and more.

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Man Rides Horse Around Convenience Store

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Man Rides Horse Around Convenience Store

Other top surveillance videos of the week include a man that spent “too much money on his vacation to be arrested,” a massive explosion and more.

Read: ADT Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Peeping Technician

ADT Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Peeping Technician

The technician was fired last year after ADT learned that he added his personal email address to customers’ accounts during service visits.

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Deer Bursts Through School Bus Windshield

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Deer Bursts Through School Bus Windshield

Other top surveillance videos of the week include an assault at a beauty store, a motorcycle heist and more.

Read: Virginia Becomes Latest State to Ban Police Use of Facial Recognition

Virginia Becomes Latest State to Ban Police Use of Facial Recognition

The ban prohibits all local law enforcement agencies and campus police departments from purchasing or using facial recognition technology unless it is expressly authorized by the state legislature.

Read: Tech Tunes: Music to Work to (April 2021)

Tech Tunes: Music to Work to (April 2021)

Whether you’re driving from job to job, working on location or sitting at your desk, this playlist curated by SSI will help you power through your day.

Read: Top 10 Security Stories From March 2021: Allied Seals G4S Deal, Verkada Cyberattack

Top 10 Security Stories From March 2021: Allied Seals G4S Deal, Verkada Cyberattack

March’s most popular security news, features and events, including Vivint’s lawsuit against ADT, Hikvision and Dahua being deemed security threats, and more.

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Woman Saved From Sinking Car

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Woman Saved From Sinking Car

Other top surveillance videos of the week include a car crashing through a karate studio, an out-of-control motorboat and more.

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Women Caught Dressing as ‘Grannies’ to Receive COVID Vaccine

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Women Caught Dressing as ‘Grannies’ to Receive COVID Vaccine

Other top surveillance videos of the week include two men setting a brothel on fire, an explosive plane crash and more.

Read: Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Gunmen Steal $500K Solid Gold Watch From Victim

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Gunmen Steal $500K Solid Gold Watch From Victim

Other top surveillance videos of the week include a domestic violence suspect ambushing officers, a car salesman “being taken for a ride” and more.

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