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

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… Continue Reading →

Guiding your Customer Through an Access Control Upgrade

Whether it was your charming sales pitch, your catchy marketing campaign, or your outstanding price point, you have a customer that is ready to take the leap and upgrade their Access Control System but now what? The customer may have… Continue Reading →

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

  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… Continue Reading →

Eliminating Port Forwarding and Firewall Settings for IP Security Devices

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… Continue Reading →

Don’t Miss ADI at CEDIA 2017

Every year, the CEDIA Expo stands out as THE place to find the industry’s best products and discover the newest emerging trends. If you are going to be at the 2017 CEDIA Expo in San Diego, CA from September 5th… Continue Reading →

Upgrading Your Clients’ Connectivity to Accommodate Home Control Systems

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… Continue Reading →

Fire Alarm Trends to Keep an Eye On

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… Continue Reading →

2G Sunset – Explained

  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… Continue Reading →

Expand Your Business With Commercial AV Solutions from ADI

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… Continue Reading →

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

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… Continue Reading →

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