Author Marco Cardazzi

Security Solutions Pavilion Helps A/V Dealers Get into New Markets

With new products and solutions becoming available every day, it is important for contractors to have the capability to expand their product offerings and get into adjacent spaces and new markets. By sponsoring the Security Solutions Pavilion at InfoComm, ADI… Continue Reading →

Keeping Control of Security Panels

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… Continue Reading →

Are Your Installations Being Protected Properly?

Do you know if your surge protector is still providing protection for your Fire Alarm Control Panel? Or did it do its job and sacrifice itself to protect your equipment? These are critical questions, and most of the time, will… Continue Reading →

Tips for Choosing a Home or Commercial Intrusion System

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… Continue Reading →

ADI Launches Connected Home Branch Display

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… Continue Reading →

Go with the Flow – Benefits of Fire Sprinkler Monitoring

  Fire sprinkler systems play a very important role in fire protection for most commercial and residential buildings. Often fire sprinkler systems are used to provide fire protection by releasing water or other fire extinguishing agents to limit the damage… Continue Reading →

System Sensor’s CO Detectors are the Answer to 2015 Life Safety Laws in New York

In late December last year, New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo signed two life safety bills into law. These NEMA-supported bills require restaurants to install carbon monoxide detectors. Because New York City maintains its own codes, separate from New York State,… Continue Reading →

Planning Intrusion Protection for Jewelry Stores

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… Continue Reading →

Why is Low Frequency So Important?

We’ve been trained to evacuate a building when emergency alert horns and horn strobes sound during a fire event. Ideally you would respond as soon as you hear the audible device, but what happens if you’re sleeping and unable to react… Continue Reading →

High-Security Protection for Safes and Doors

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… Continue Reading →

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