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Read: DIY Entrant Konnected Converts Existing Alarm Panels Into Smart Home Systems

DIY Entrant Konnected Converts Existing Alarm Panels Into Smart Home Systems

The startup Konnected Alarm Panel is billed as the first-of-its kind solution to convert a wired alarm system for app-based smart home controls.

Read: Review: Salient RED3 Integrated Server Is Nearly Perfect

Review: Salient RED3 Integrated Server Is Nearly Perfect

Salient Systems’ RED3 offers a compelling combo of hardware and software, allowing for simplified distributed deployment of VMSs.

Read: How Security Pros Can Incorporate DIY Systems

How Security Pros Can Incorporate DIY Systems

Selling DIY security systems isn’t as easy as you may think, but there are various ways to include it.

Read: Top 7 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Woman Robs McDonald’s Through Drive-Up Window

Top 7 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Woman Robs McDonald’s Through Drive-Up Window

Other top surveillance videos of the week include a bear receiving instant karma, several foiled robberies and more.

Read: Hacked! Why Home Security Camera Installs Should Be Left to Pros

Hacked! Why Home Security Camera Installs Should Be Left to Pros

When selling video surveillance systems to would-be DIYs, remind customers about all the cybersecurity hacks out there, especially through IP cameras.

Read: Comcast Adds 3 Kwikset Door Locks to ‘Works With Xfinity’ Program

Comcast Adds 3 Kwikset Door Locks to ‘Works With Xfinity’ Program

Xfinity Home customers will now have additional connected door lock options from Kwikset to remotely manage access to their residences.

Read: Insights Into Optimizing Video Data Storage

Insights Into Optimizing Video Data Storage

A video storage subject matter expert explains the critical need for deploying the right hard drives to meet the rigors of recording surveillance video.

Read: Trump Authorizes PASS Act, Exempts Security Systems From DoE Energy Restrictions

Trump Authorizes PASS Act, Exempts Security Systems From DoE Energy Restrictions

President Trump signed the Power and Security Systems (PASS) Act that exempts security systems from having to abide by DoE’s no-load energy restrictions.

Read: UCC Appoints Tom McNeil as National Account Executive

UCC Appoints Tom McNeil as National Account Executive

McNeil returns to UCC following a stint with Security Partners. Based in Chicago, the industry veteran will assist security dealers in the Midwest and Northeast territories.

Read: Warner Robins (Ga.) Adopts CryWolf False Alarm System After Yearlong Delay

Warner Robins (Ga.) Adopts CryWolf False Alarm System After Yearlong Delay

Police delayed the implementation of the monitoring software in 2016 due to public confusion and other issues surrounding the city’s false alarm ordinance.

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