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Lasting Effects of 9-11

By Jonathan Copp / September 10, 2011 / 2 Comments

In a post 9-11 world, almost every aspect of our lives have changed or been modified to some extent.  The security industry is no exception.  Whether we talk about more stringent fire codes, a better access control solution, or a more robust CCTV security system – 9-11 has encouraged our industry to offer our clients…

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Big Solutions for Small Companies – Access Controls

By Nathan Weaver / August 22, 2011 / 3 Comments

Obstacles have always been present with small or midsized businesses. When you think of access control, you may think of multi-level buildings with restricted areas, like hospitals or police stations, and while these are great candidates for access control systems, the small businesses find themselves without the need to spend 10k or more on restricting…

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The Value of Wide Dynamic Range Security Cameras

By Brian Merritt / August 15, 2011 / 1 Comment

Wide Dynamic Range is a technology utilized by security cameras in order to balance out images that have a large dynamic range.  An example of this situation would be if an indoor security camera were pointing towards a window or building entrance.  During daytime, the image produced by the camera would be extremely washed out…

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10 Different Uses for Security Cameras

By Brian Merritt / August 10, 2011 / 3 Comments

Security cameras are often used for many different types of applications. Some for home use and some for small and large business use. Below, you will see how you can make security cameras work for your application, whether it is for personal use, work-related use or something completely different. Protect your property and deter theft,…

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3D Technology Is Invading the Security Landscape

By Kedric Walls / August 9, 2011 / 2 Comments

I have watched 3D movies before and have been very entertained. So when I ran across an article on 3D technology being integrated with security software and I thought this is interesting. My first thought was will there be some nice glasses that will now come with your surveillance system? Will everybody have to get…

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NY Beefs Up World Trade Center Security for 9/11 Anniversary

By Brian Merritt / August 8, 2011 / 1 Comment

The lower Manhattan force will eventually rise to 670 – larger than any of the 76 precincts in the five boroughs – and entire police departments in other cities across the country. The thousands of people expected to visit the Sept. 11 memorial after it opens this fall will endure airport-style screening and be watched…

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Are you Proactive or Reactive?

By Will / August 1, 2011 / 1 Comment

When is it that most businesses decide to get a security system? Why does it take a break in, robbery, missing inventory, or vandalism for business owners to decide they need something other than a yard dog? I think most business owners understand that it is not a matter of if something nefarious will happen,…

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Picking the Right Access Control Locks for your Property

By Chris / June 11, 2011 / 1 Comment

When looking into choosing you locks don’t forget a very important step in the development of your access control application

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Wait a Minute….Where Did that come from?

By Brian Merritt / June 7, 2011 / 0 Comments

The latest version of our DVR/NVR software, V8.4, offers a feature known as “Unattended Object Detection”. Basically, if an object appears in front of a camera that is not normally there, the software can detect it and send an alert instantly. In this day and age, this feature is crucial. This is especially true considering…

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Important Accessories to Keep in Mind when Purchasing Your Surveillance System.

By Chris / May 24, 2011 / 2 Comments

There are many other useful tools you should know about that often come at a small cost but provide a big benefit when it comes to the efficiency of your system

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