Intrusion



DIY Brake Jobs?

David Engebretson

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On November 24th In Intrusion
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As you are likely aware, there are a number of companies such as Simplisafe, Iris, Canary, and Oplink to name a few, who advertise “Do It Yourself” (DIY) alarm systems, primarily aimed at residential and small commercial customers. This influx of DIY alarm systems into the market raises an inevitable question; as security professionals, how [...]

Household Hot Spots for Intrusion Detection

Stu Tisdale

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On November 17th In Installation & Cabling,Intrusion
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The current methods and devices used for the installation of intrusion detection systems in homes has evolved over time to help reduce false alarms while providing a reasonable level of security for homeowners. Because most residential burglars enter houses through the doors, these openings typically are monitored with the installation of door contacts, whether hard [...]

Keeping Control of Security Panels

Stu Tisdale

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On June 26th In Intrusion
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An article in the Chicago Sun Times earlier this year highlighted an issue that should be of major importance to intrusion alarm system providers. Titled “Fired city worker accused of disabling alarm gets job back” details a situation involving the alleged theft of $21,800 worth of copper cable from a city of Chicago warehouse. According [...]

Don’t Miss ADI at InfoComm 2015

Randy Blanchard

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On June 10th In ADI Corporate Messages,Audio/Video,Intrusion,IP Surveillance Video,Networking
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Are you heading down to Orlando next week for InfoComm 2015? If so, make sure you stop by the ADI booth #3900 to see and test some of the latest technologies in commercial A/V, video surveillance, intrusion, IP, networking, storage, and more! Our team will be waiting for you to show you how you can [...]

Tips for Choosing a Home or Commercial Intrusion System

Stu Tisdale

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On May 27th In Intrusion
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According to the FBI, every 15 seconds a burglary is committed in the United States. It’s no wonder that home and business owners are installing increasingly sophisticated intrusion systems to help protect their properties. And while today’s intrusion systems offer progressively robust life-safety features, many now include lifestyle and convenience functions such as remote controls [...]

ADI Launches Connected Home Branch Display

Stu Tisdale

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On May 18th In Intrusion
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With increased focus on automation, remote control and the connected home, Z-Wave based solutions are creating new growth opportunities across the market. The integration of systems has become increasingly popular, and the explosion of smartphones and tablets and the advancement in apps continue to drive demand. Z-Wave technology has opened a new space for dealers [...]

Don’t Miss ADI at ISC West 2015

John Sullivan

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On April 13th In ADI Corporate Messages,Communications,Fire,Intrusion,Video Surveillance
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Are you heading out to Las Vegas this week for ISC West 2015? If so, you’re invited to visit ADI at booth #12031 to see and test some of the latest technologies in Intrusion & Z-Wave®, Connected Home Solutions, Access Control, Video Surveillance, Communications, Mass Notifications, Fire, and more. Our team is putting the final [...]

Planning Intrusion Protection for Jewelry Stores

Stu Tisdale

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On March 10th In Intrusion


One of the primary targets for burglars and robbers are jewelry stores and jewelry counters within department stores. Jewelry items are generally small and very high value for their size, a fistful of diamonds is worth much more than a big-screen television, much easier to carry out of the target location, and most likely easier [...]

High-Security Protection for Safes and Doors

Stu Tisdale

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On February 6th In Intrusion
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The very first burglar alarm systems installed by Edwin Holmes in the 1800s consisted of simple door contacts that would activate an alarm signal at the central station when the door was opened. These first door contacts were mechanical, with a strip of metal positioned so that when the door was opened it would open [...]

Lynx Touch 7000 from Honeywell Includes Video Camera Viewing on 7” Screen

Stu Tisdale

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On January 6th In Intrusion
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Homeowners and business owners are looking to get more from their electronic security systems. The LYNX Touch 7000 combines innovative alarm features with full IP video capabilities and building control features. The security features of this self-contained control panel are truly impressive. Along with the typical alarm annunciation and central station reporting, the LYNX 7000 [...]