Wireless Access Points



Using a Zonal Approach to Boost Cell Signal in Large Spaces

Todd Fariss

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On May 4th In Audio/Video,Communications
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Some 95 percent of Americans own a cell phone, and no matter where they are — from their own home to a huge sports arena — they expect to be connected. Still, managers and tenants of the largest spaces are reluctant to invest in solutions to improve poor cell signal, largely based on cost. If […]

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 […]

Upgrading Your Clients’ Connectivity to Accommodate Home Control Systems

Kelly Mascia

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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 […]

Access Control as a Service

Kelly Mascia

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On June 2nd In Access,System Sales Tips & Marketing Concepts
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Whether commercial or residential, Access Control is one of the most critical aspects of a property’s physical security. As long as crime and vandalism exist, there will be a need for physical access control, but with today’s widespread use of mobile digital technology, the need for electronic Access Control systems is rising to new heights. […]

A Checklist for Selling Access Control Systems

Kelly Mascia

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On January 23rd In Access
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If a customer called you in the next five minutes asking you to design and implement a completely new access control system, would you be ready? Being hired for such a large scale project is great for your business, but without a carefully laid out plan, you could be in for a string of headaches […]

Access Control – More than Just Doors

Kelly Mascia

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On April 22nd In Access
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What is an Access Control System? Controlling doors right? That could be how your customers think of it. But in addition to traditional applications, there are several, less obvious, uses for physical access control, and it’s important to make our customers aware of both traditional and non-traditional applications for Access Control products. Hospitals There are […]

Wireless Controllers and Roaming: What You Need to Know

Brannon Young

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On January 19th In IP Solutions,IP Tech Tips,Networking
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Designing a wireless network that cost-effectively delivers seamless roaming can be a real challenge. As a custom installer, it’s important to understand some of the intricacies of Wi-Fi in order to provide the best roaming experience to your customers without breaking the bank. As with any discussion about roaming, it’s important to first understand that […]

Maximizing Wi-Fi Functionality

Michael Accetta

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On June 30th In Networking
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To get the best performance from high-performance Wi-Fi Access Points (WAPs), installation companies should take careful consideration of the type of cable and connectors used for network connection, placement of the WAPs in the client’s building, and their potential usage. For cabling, the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) standards call for a minimum of one Cat6 cable […]