Dealers and Integrators


What Lies Ahead for 2019

What Lies Ahead for 2019

After spending close to 20 years in the security industry, it is always a good exercise to see what projections came through the last year and which ones we foresee in the coming years.

A Market Focus

A Market Focus

Since North American Video (NAV) was founded in 1995, the systems integrator has continued to build an outstanding reputation in the physical security market.

Enabling Your Own Surveillance as a Service Offering

In the dealer/integrator business, recurring monthly revenue (RMR) is like finding a gold mine with several profitable veins that can be mined. RMR is an attractive means for a secondary revenue stream.

From Risk to Reward

In the professional security market, the model for revenue is changing. Systems integrators are looking for revenue beyond basic sales and maintenance—especially customer-oriented addons to generate recurring monthly revenues (RMR).

Blurring the Lines

Blurring the Lines

Thanks to wireless lock technologies, cloud-based software, and smartphone/tablet integration, it is now possible to deploy a secure, manageable, and cost-effective security solution without the need for complicated and expensive infrastructure.

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Keeping the Perimeter Protection

Radar may not be the first technology that comes to mind when discussing perimeter protection, but that is all beginning to change.

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Times are Changing

My, how times are changing the way we do business… in the publishing industry. Without going back to the details of yesteryear, the manner in which a publication is produced has changed from cut and paste, to the digital version of today.

From Risk to Reward: How Service Assurance Presents New Opportunities for Integrators

From Risk to Reward: How Service Assurance Presents New Opportunities for Integrators

Integrators need to find new ways to innovate to differentiate themselves from their competition and improve relationships with their customers both before and after installation.



Hanwha Techwin Helps Cannabis Dispensary Meet Stringent Regulatory Requirements

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Hanwha Techwin Helps Cannabis Dispensary Meet Stringent Regulatory Requirements

After much research, they decided to contract Skyline Technology Solutions for their surveillance system because of their transparency, robust IT background and previous experience with medical marijuana facilities.

Video Data Security. The view from the experts.

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Video Data Security. The view from the experts.

Today, more and more video security cameras are increasingly connected to the internet and transitioning into intelligent sensors that collect significantly more data than video security images alone.

Insight Pro Gets Top Rating for Network Management Solutions

Many businesses today are structured to have regional offices, which oversee activities at numerous locations. These businesses include Managed Services Providers (MSPs), satellite and branch offices, retail, gas stations and fast food chains, healthcare and regional and local -government or education.

Bringing Hope to SMB Networks

A detailed look at image quality from Bosch

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A Detailed Look At Image Quality From Bosch

These days, it’s a standard requirement of security devices to perform smarter in the way they think as the importance of data capture and the opportunities provided by connected infrastructures and the IoT become more prevalent.

Bosch Project Assistant

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Bosch Project Assistant

As many of you will have experienced, the planning, configuration, installation and reporting of a video security project involves multiple tools and extensive man hours to complete and document the process. Managing several projects efficiently through each phase can be a difficult task for system integrators.

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Total Cost of Ownership

As cloud computing and software as a service (SaaS) have evolved, video surveillance as a service (VSaaS) or cloud surveillance, has emerged as the most popular option for businesses seeking to simplify their physical security installations.

Making Your Expertise Unique

Making Your Expertise Unique

Every businessperson wants to bring something different, or unique, to the table when they talk about their business solutions. In the security industry, or more particularly, the security consultant, the same applies. You’ve got to have a secret sauce.

Solving Problems

Solving Problems

The industry is changing so rapidly that the following statement might seem bold but it’s true. No one wants to buy a camera.

Integrate to Improve Loss Prevention

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Integrate to Improve Loss Prevention

There are many aspects to consider when developing a retail security strategy, including loss prevention, physical security, asset protection, risk management, and IT. All of these areas could be the responsibility of just a few people working to secure a handful of stores or each of these areas could be entirely separate departments, as is often the case for major retailers with locations throughout the country.

Comparing Wireless Communication Protocols

Wi-Fi is a technology based on the IEEE 802.11 suite of standards that uses radio frequencies (RF) extend wired Ethernet-based local area networks (LAN) to Wi-Fi-enabled devices, allowing the devices to receive and send information from the internet.

Processing Security

Processing Security

The surveillance technology initially installed at the site was triggered by outdoor motion sensors that activated any one of several PTZ cameras for verification—unfortunately this set-up generated far too many false alarms to be effective.

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