The security industry is dynamic and ever-changing. Technological advancements continually enhance the quality of the video surveillance images we see and the data we glean from them.
Dealers and systems integrators who specialize in selling alarm equipment know that once the sale is made, the transaction may be complete, but the customer relationship is just beginning.
A study commissioned by Intel found that roughly 16 percent of Americans now own at least one smart home device, but nearly 70 percent of those surveyed believe smart homes will be as commonplace as smartphones in the next 10 years.
If there is anything I’ve learned in my one year at ISC West it’s how to pack for the event.
When the largest credit union based on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands off the coast of British Columbia decided to deploy a March Networks enterprise-wide video surveillance system in 2013, the opportunity to take advantage of advanced functionality was top of mind.
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With the universal migration toward IP-based security systems and the increased demand for higher-level systems integration, the security industry is seeing a major shift in the roles of its professionals.
In the business world it seems like the big money is going after the bigger players. You know, you sell a security installation at one fast food joint, and pretty soon the entire country is yours for the taking.
In today’s highly competitive environment, it is extremely important that providers have both the experience to deliver the right solution and the ability to deliver strong customer service.
Higher-sensitivity fire detectors can do more than just spot threats earlier—they can actually lower long term hardware expenses for facility managers.
An organization is a complex environment that is continuously growing to include more systems, buildings and processes and as a result, faces more risk, costs and threats.
Back in the day when the security industry was still maturing, the typical sales channel for the manufacturer consisted of a rep organization with assigned territories and dealers in the region, national account partners, distribution organizations and occasionally a buying club.
Video surveillance is both a science and an art. Success often depends on whether you match the right camera with the right lens.
You’ve seen them all over town: those little blue trucks moving from one security job to the next. Their installations and technicians are well known for using and understanding the latest technology and equipment.
Century 21 Action Plus Realty is one of New Jersey’s premiere real estate agencies, employing more than 250 sales professionals. The company has seven locations covering Monmouth, Ocean, Middlesex and Mercer Counties.
A few years ago, Adam Runsdorf had this idea of starting a third-party pharmaceuticals logistics company, specializing in healthcare. He started the company, Woodfield Distribution LLC (WDSrx), after obtaining multiple licenses to comply with federal, state and other government and regulatory authorities, which included facility security.
The transportation industry continues to expand, but crime may be stalling growth. We talked with Ryan Nolan, vice president of global sales for Avigilon Corp., to discuss how advances in video analytics can help improve surveillance.
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Who values a smart home? According to a recent survey, most Americans do.
Terminal One at JFK International Airport had relied on a limited analog surveillance system and a separate, older IP system that were independent of each other.