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VS-US is leading GeoVision Security Solutions Provider

By Brian Merritt / February 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

Virtual Surveillance is a Premier Partner and integrator with GeoVision, the manufacturer of advanced IP Video Security Cameras and Network Video Recorders. Virtual Surveillance designs security solutions for small to large business across the U.S. and utilizes GeoVision cameras and NVRs to offer 4 to 1000 camera systems.  Virtual Surveillance also uses GeoVision advanced Access…

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Virtual Surveillance – New Ownership and Management

By Brian Merritt / February 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

IN 2015, Virtual Surveillance was acquired by Mark Harris who is CEO of the company.  Mr. Harris brings extensive experience and knowledge of worldwide technology deployments and customer service.  His background includes over 20 years as a Senior Vice President of Global Technology Services for Convergys/InterVoice in Dallas, Texas.  Mark has a BBA from Baylor…

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Wireless Security Cameras = Future Company Growth

By Brian Merritt / January 11, 2012 / 0 Comments

Some companies take on change while others resist it.  Does anyone remember Eckerd’s drug stores?  If not, I don’t blame you.  Resistance to change is what ended Eckerd’s run as a strong force in the drug store market.  Meanwhile, taking on change helped keep Walgreens alive, with the addition of the drive through pharmacy, among…

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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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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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H.264 – Tomorrow’s Codec Today

By jwilund / April 12, 2011 / 1 Comment

H.264 is a next-generation video compression format. H.264 was evolved from MPEG-4 ASC. Developed for use in high definition systems such as HDTV, Blu-ray and HD DVD as well as low resolution portable devices such as Apple’s iPod. H.264 offers better quality at lower file sizes than both MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 ASP (DivX or XviD).…

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Technology Instead of People

By Brian Merritt / January 26, 2011 / 0 Comments

The demand for technology is ever increasing. Not only do people want the latest and greatest iPhone to keep up with their friends on Facebook on the go, but businesses also demand the most recent technology. Technology allows businesses to gain a competitive foothold in their industry. A key to having a competitive advantage is…

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One Size Does Not Fit All

By Brian Merritt / December 13, 2010 / 4 Comments

If you are thinking about investing in a CCTV system for your home or business, don’t be fooled into thinking that one size fits all. It is just not the case. With lots of systems being bought over the internet now, you will want to be sure that you are educated about the system prior…

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Determining Your Security Needs

By Brian Merritt / October 5, 2010 / 8 Comments

Determining your security needs on a complete solution basis is crucial. A good question to ask yourself is one of: “Is my security system up to homeland security standards”? Often times we run into poorly outfitted applications and an upset end user. Let’s talk about this… Best place to start is locating a vendor or…

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