Residential Security


Kwikset Smartcode 914 Deadbolt Wins Manufactures Excellence Award at CEDIA

Kwikset Smartcode 914 Deadbolt Wins Manufactures Excellence Award at CEDIA

Joins nine other winners recognized as "Best New Product."

Halloween Safety Tips for the Candy Givers

Halloween Safety Tips for the Candy Givers

How to keep safe during the trick-or-treat rush of Halloween.

Personal Safety Tips to Help You Through the Holiday Season

Personal Safety Tips to Help You Through the Holiday Season

As personal safety seems to becoming a trend, it is wise to brush up on personal safety tips.

Essence Group Unveils its Next Generation Personal Emergency Response System

Essence Group Unveils its Next Generation Personal Emergency Response System

Next generation PERS designed for seniors, the chronically ill and adults living with a disability so they be independent in their home environment.

Integrator Chooses FST21 SafeRise Solution to Secure  Massive Manhattan Apartment Complex

Integrator Chooses FST21 SafeRise Solution to Secure Massive Manhattan Apartment Complex

"FST21's technology is probably the most exciting that I've ever come into contact with. This is where access is going. This is the future." - Brian McLaughlin, Integrator, The SecureCom Group, Ltd.

Kwikset Smartcode Locks with Home Connect Technology Integrated with IPDataTel Gateway

Kwikset Smartcode Locks with Home Connect Technology Integrated with IPDataTel Gateway

Combined with ipDatatel's BAT Product, locks become part of a powerful turnkey security system.

Monitronics International to Acquire Security Networks

Monitronics International to Acquire Security Networks

Combined company to have over one million subscribers.

Fluidmesh and C3 Communications Keep Suwanee Safe

Fluidmesh and C3 Communications Keep Suwanee Safe

Progressive community seeks IP video surveillance system to maintain and improve the safety of the city and provide open Wi-Fi in parks.



KJB Security Products Introduces Xtreme Life Night Vision

KJB Security Products Introduces Xtreme Life Night Vision

These devices record in almost total darkness, remotely or onto a removable SD card.

Monitronics Wins ESX Maximum Impact Award

Monitronics Wins ESX Maximum Impact Award

“eContract” application developed to save dealers time and money.

FBI Reports That Violent Crimes Rose in 2012

FBI Reports That Violent Crimes Rose in 2012

However, property crimes and arson offenses declined, according to the agency's Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report, released June 3.

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?"

Featured

  • Survey: Less Than Half of IT Leaders are Confident in their IoT Security Plans

    Viakoo recently released findings from its 2024 IoT Security Crisis: By the Numbers. The survey uncovers insights from IT and security executives, exposes a dramatic surge in enterprise IoT security risks, and highlights a critical missing piece in the IoT security technology stack. The clarion call is clear: IT leaders urgently need to secure their IoT infrastructure one application at a time in an automated and expeditious fashion. Read Now

  • ASIS International and SIA Release “Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”

    ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) – the leading security associations for the security industry – have released ”Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”, a new research report that provides insights into the equipment, technologies, and employment of the global security industry, including regional market breakouts. SIA and ASIS partnered with global analytics and advisory firm Omdia to complete the research. Read Now

  • President Biden Issues Executive Order to Bolster U.S Port Cybersecurity

    On Wednesday, President Biden issued an Executive Order to bolster the security of the nation’s ports, alongside a series of additional actions that will strengthen maritime cybersecurity and more Read Now

  • Report: 15 Percent of All Emails Sent in 2023 Were Malicious

    VIPRE Security Group recently released its report titled “Email Security in 2024: An Expert Look at Email-Based Threats”. The 2024 predictions for email security in this report are based on an analysis of over 7 billion emails processed by VIPRE worldwide during 2023. This equates to almost one email for everyone on the planet. Of those, roughly 1 billion (or 15%) were malicious. Read Now

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New Products

  • FEP GameChanger

    FEP GameChanger

    Paige Datacom Solutions Introduces Important and Innovative Cabling Products GameChanger Cable, a proven and patented solution that significantly exceeds the reach of traditional category cable will now have a FEP/FEP construction. 3

  • Unified VMS

    AxxonSoft introduces version 2.0 of the Axxon One VMS. The new release features integrations with various physical security systems, making Axxon One a unified VMS. Other enhancements include new AI video analytics and intelligent search functions, hardened cybersecurity, usability and performance improvements, and expanded cloud capabilities 3

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3