Residential Security


Home Security System Tips

Home Security System Tips

The following tips help to provide a guideline to selecting the home security system that will work best for your home, based on your lifestyle.

VMP Will Announce Building Information Modeling to the Security Market at ISC West 2013

VMP Will Announce Building Information Modeling to the Security Market at ISC West 2013

Hosted on AutoDesk Seek as well as available via InfoComm iQ for download at videomount.com, more than 30 BIM models are currently available for VMP Products, including models for equipment racks and flat panels, projectors, and non-penetrating roof mounts.

Linear Closes on Acquisition of 2GIG

Linear Closes on Acquisition of 2GIG

With the acquisition, Linear's dealers and OEM partners gain access to 2GIG's Go!Control platform, the first widely-adopted, integrated security and automation system that includes a system CPU, touchscreen interface, Z-Wave radio for automation, cellular radio for communications with a central station, and narrow-band RF for communicating with security sensors.

Milford Housing Authority Improves Quality of LIfe with Megapixel Surveillance

Milford Housing Authority Improves Quality of LIfe with Megapixel Surveillance

Upwards of 300 cameras deployed to improve resident safety and housing administration in Conneticut.

Yale First to Offer Crestron Connected Residential Wirelessly Controlled Door Locks

Yale First to Offer Crestron Connected Residential Wirelessly Controlled Door Locks

Cloud-based control system connectivity enables direct communication and control of Yale Real Living Wireless Door Locks.

Fourth Amendment Rights Violated? You Decide.

Fourth Amendment Rights Violated? You Decide.

Surveillance cameras at a Garland, Texas home captured police officers rummaging through duffle bags, searching a parked vehicle and breaking a surveillance camera mount.

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies Discussed Security Innovation with BOMA Focus Group

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies Discussed Security Innovation with BOMA Focus Group

While over 90 percent of commercial building owners' and managers' tenants use lock and key to enter their workplaces, over 70 percent of owners and managers deploy card-based access control to protect the perimeter.

Not the Typical Home Guard Dog

Not the Typical Home Guard Dog

A new system that will bring home security right to your iPhone.



How Video Verified Alarms and Priority Response Works

How Video Verified Alarms and Priority Response Works

"How can we encourage policyholders to use video alarms and police response to reduce losses?"

Mobotix Installs Cameras in Retirement Community

Mobotix, a software company that provides high-resolution and network-based security solutions, has deployed 37 cameras at the National Lutheran Communities and Services' Village at Rockville.

Securing A City Within A City

Protecting this magnitude of sheer space, residents, visitors and employees is no easy feat.

HFES Offers Tips on Improving Website Password Practices

In an upcoming article from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), human factors/ergonomics researchers identify impediments to efficient password creation and provide design strategies for enhancing the user experience.

Home Security and Surveillance Made Easy

New $150 Wi-Fi Video Camera Provides Simple Solution for Home Security

Samsung Techwin America, a leader in consumer video monitoring and security products, has made home security even more accessible with the introduction of its Wi-Fi IP SmartCam™.

Mass Evacuation Plans Need to Incorporate Family, Household Dynamics

A recent study sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) found that most respondents felt the evacuation of New Orleans residents to the Superdome after Hurricane Katrina was a “failure” and this opinion has shaped their willingness to accept shelter if offered in an emergency evacuation

Verint Solutions in Action at Peter Cooper Village - Stuyvesant Town

Peter Cooper Village-Stuyvesant Town is a private residential development on the East Side of Manhattan in New York City. The property is one of the world’s largest housing communities and offers amenities such as sprawling parks and a private security force. Verint Video Intelligence Solutions, provider of networked video solutions, installed Verint video management software to better secure the residential community.

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TV Show Features Home Automation System from Vivint

The company was recently featured on an episode of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition as it helped make a family’s home more secure.

Securitys Range and Capabilities

Security's Range and Capabilities

The mobility and convenience offered by handheld devices has caught the attention of manufacturers and integrators, who are now marketing numerous security solutions.

Crime Never Takes A Vacation: What Intruders Don't Want You To Know

Our lagging economy has spurred a dramatic increase in burglaries and home invasions across the country, with agencies reporting an increase in 2010 after falling for a number of years.

Survey Shows Gap Between Americans' Online Security Perceptions and Cyber Security Best Practices

Approximately 92 percent of Americans believe that a safe and secure Internet is crucial to our nation's economic security and 81 percent of Americans want to learn more about being safe and secure online, but there still exists a visible disconnect between Americans' perceptions of their online safety practices versus the reality of their actual safety practices.

Expanding Surveillance

Expanding Surveillance

Small cities are no longer insulated from heinous crimes that have traditionally been associated with much larger cities such as New York and Los Angeles.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - March 2019

    March 2019

    Featuring:

    • Continued Integrity
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    • Looking Beyond the Hype
    • Double Down on Casino Security
    • Are You Throwing Money Away

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