Installations



Upgrading Your Clients’ Connectivity to Accommodate Home Control Systems

Serge Lombardi

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On July 17th In Home Control,Intrusion,IP Tech Tips,Networking
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It is becoming increasingly apparent that we have entered a networked world where we are surrounded by devices that are connected to the local network via Wi-Fi. Whether it’s a smart door lock, thermostat, lighting controls or a mobile device that can control them all, almost every system has the need for access to a [...]

Fire Alarm Trends to Keep an Eye On

Barry Sangirardi

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On May 26th In Communications,Fire
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Installing fire prevention systems can be steady work. Since the industry is driven by Fire Code, every building holds the potential for a sale if you work in the Fire/Life Safety field. However, it seems as though the Fire Category has not seen as many advancements that others in the Security Industry have, but the [...]

2G Sunset – Explained

Russell Vail (President & CEO of ipDatatel)

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On November 23rd In Communications,Intrusion,IP Solutions,Networking
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  AT&T has announced plans to sunset its 2G technology as it shifts spectrum capacity to its 3G and 4G networks.  The planned shutdown date is January 1, 2017.  All 2G devices, including alarm panels operating on 2G Technology, will no longer work in this new environment. Changes, such as the sun-setting of the 2G [...]

Expand Your Business With Commercial AV Solutions from ADI

Cynthia Menna

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On September 28th In A/V,ADI Corporate Messages
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ADI is here to help you get involved with the profitable world of Commercial AV.  ADI’s ProAV Team is a nationwide group of Commercial AV experts that are here to help you.  They have the knowledge and know-how to help you close deals and grow your business. Plus, our Systems Sales and Support Team is [...]

Honeywell Cable – Striped Fire Wire: Standing out in a Crowd

Stu Tisdale

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On September 23rd In Fire,Installation & Cabling,Wire and Cable
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When you’re 30 feet off the ground in a lift basket in a dimly lit warehouse, isolating a cable in a bundle of red fire cables can be challenging, to say the least.  While you toil away trying to isolate the right cable, your boss is beginning to wonder why it’s taking so long to [...]

Increased Efficiency can Help Sell Home Automation alongside Security Systems

Serge Lombardi

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On June 29th In Intrusion
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In a crowded marketplace with non-traditional companies and DIY products being pushed into prospective channels, residential security dealers and low-voltage contractors may be questioning how they can differentiate their system offerings and help their businesses stand out in the market. One facet of residential installations that can provide concrete value for end-users is the addition [...]

Smartphone Surveillance as a Great Selling Point for IP-Based Security Camera Systems

Garrett Savage

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On June 16th In IP Surveillance Video,Video Surveillance
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With the continued rising popularity of IP-based security camera systems showing no signs of slowing down, the capability to remotely monitor and control these systems from a mobile device has become a major draw for customers. The ability to check on their property with a glance at a smartphone or tablet is playing an increasingly [...]

Selecting the Best Cable for Your Next Installation

Stu Tisdale

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On May 24th In IP Solutions,IP Surveillance Video,IP Tech Tips,Wire and Cable
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  One of the great benefits of using IP-enabled security devices is their compatibility with various types of cables such as Cat5e/6 UTP, copper coax, and fiber optic links.  This provides security installers with a range of options when it comes to the cables that are used for specific devices weather they need to be [...]

What You Need to Know About Counterfeit Cable and Connectors

Stu Tisdale

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On April 13th In Uncategorized,Wire and Cable
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Cable and connectivity is the unsung hero or our industry. There are very few products, if any, that do not need to be connected to something else via wire or cable.  That being said, the sale and use of low-grade counterfeit cabling is a growing issue that poses a problem too large to ignore. At [...]

Don’t Miss ADI at ISC West 2016

John Sullivan

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On March 23rd In ADI Corporate Messages,Audio/Video,Communications,Events,Fire,Intrusion,IP Solutions,IP Surveillance Video,Networking,Video Surveillance
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Featuring the First Ever ADI Sponsored AV Pavilion If you are going to be at the 2016 ISC West show in Las Vegas you won’t want to miss everything there is to see at the ADI booth #12031. We invite you to come see and test some of the latest technologies in IP Networking, Access [...]