Intrusion Alarms



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 [...]

Industry Poll About Video Verified Alarm Systems

ADI Global Distribution

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On November 1st In Video Surveillance
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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]