Networking Installations



Big Box Companies Hit the Home Control Market with In-Home Sales Efforts

Kate Rose

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On September 18th In Smart Home & Control,System Sales Tips & Marketing Concepts
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As you may have seen in the news or on social media recently, big box stores have begun to hire sales teams and are training them to become field representatives to sell many of their products and services which include Home Control, A/V, and Security.  These deep-pocket companies believe that having sales personnel who can […]

You Don’t Have to go it Alone: Find Smart Partners for Home Control Installations

Kate Rose

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On February 12th In Home Control,Smart Home & Control
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At CES in Las Vegas this year, the ever-expanding ecosystems of connected and smart products were very apparent.  Today even kitchen and bathroom hardware is getting smarter as manufacturers launch IoT enabled devices. This new suite of products provides voice activation and control of various functions in the kitchen and the bathroom. Most even feature […]

New Wi-Fi Technology Aims to Increase Bandwidth and Reduce “Dead Spots”

Garrett Savage

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On December 20th In Networking
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  As the use of connected devices in both home control and intrusion systems becomes increasingly popular the demand for adequate Wi-Fi bandwidth has continued to expand exponentially as well. In other words, the need for high bandwidth Wi-Fi throughout a home or commercial structure is becoming a growing requirement for end-users. Fortunately, a new […]

Eliminating Port Forwarding and Firewall Settings for IP Security Devices

Garrett Savage

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On October 23rd In Networking,Video Surveillance
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What would most likely be the answer if you asked a group of low-voltage contractors what the most troublesome aspect is of connecting IP devices to clients’ LAN and setting them up for Internet connectivity?  Most likely, the response would be programming the port forwarding and firewall settings to allow an authorized user to connect […]

Upgrading Your Clients’ Connectivity to Accommodate Home Control Systems

Kate Rose

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On July 17th In Intrusion,IP Tech Tips,Networking,Smart Home & Control
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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 […]

Best Practices of Password Handling for Video Storage Devices

Garrett Savage

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On December 2nd In IP Solutions,IP Surveillance Video,IP Tech Tips
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When it comes to IP security for recording devices that are used for video storage, the management of user passwords is vital to the continued operation and safety of the system.  Should the passwords to a device be lost or changed, whether maliciously or by accident, it could mean a catastrophic loss of video surveillance […]

Don’t Miss ADI’s Skills Challenge at CEDIA 2016!

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On September 16th In A/V,Access,ADI Corporate Messages,Audio/Video,Communications,Enterprise Connectivity,Events,Installation & Cabling,Pro AV
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Don’t miss ADI’s Skills Challenge at CEDIA! Test your expertise and have some fun participating in nine timed challenges for a chance to win some exciting prizes! You can find ADI’s Skills Challenge at the Security Solutions Pavilion, Booth #8914.

Don’t Miss ADI at CEDIA 2016!

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On September 15th In A/V,Access,ADI Corporate Messages,Audio/Video,Communications,Enterprise Connectivity,Events,IP Solutions,Networking,Pro AV,Tools,Video Surveillance
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CEDIA 2016 is here and you won’t want to miss all of the exciting new technologies in Residential and Commercial A/V, IP Video, Tools and Test Equipment and more that will be available at the ADI Booth #3704.

Visit the ADI Booth and ADI’s Security Solutions Pavilion at CEDIA 2016 to Learn How to Grow Your Business plus Much More!

John Sullivan

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On September 8th In A/V,Access,ADI Corporate Messages,Audio/Video,Communications,Enterprise Connectivity,Events,IP Solutions,Networking,Pro AV,Tools,Video Surveillance
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It’s that time of year again when the summer begins to fade away, and our industry begins to buzz about the upcoming CEDIA Show. If you are going to be at CEDIA 2016 in Dallas from September 13th to the 17th, you won’t want to miss all of the exciting new technologies in Residential and […]

For IT Components, Smoke Damage is Killer

Stu Tisdale

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On August 12th In Communications,Fire,Installation & Cabling,Networking
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While fire damage is costly and can destroy a company’s physical assets, there is another factor that comes into play when it comes to fire which is the irreversible damage to IT and telecom equipment that is caused by smoke. It has been found that 95% of damage caused by a fire within telecom facilities […]