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What Video Analytics Features Does Speco Offer?

What Video Analytics Features Does Speco Offer?

When it comes to video surveillance, having advanced analytics as part of a complete video system is critical. Speco Technologies now offers advanced analytics as standard features through their NVRs and IP cameras.
What’s New in the Qolsys IQ Panel 4?

What’s New in the Qolsys IQ Panel 4?

The Qolsys IQ4 panel has an upgraded 8-megapixel panel camera with flex-tilt to adjust the camera angle for disarm photos, peek in and alarm videos. A new QuadSound speaker system enables music streaming over Bluetooth and a SmartMount installation system enables easy wall mount or table stand options
What is the $50 Rebate on Honeywell LTE Fire Communicators?

What is the $50 Rebate on Honeywell LTE Fire Communicators?

Wireless carriers’ 3G/4G networks are being decommissioned soon. To ease the transition, Honeywell is offering a $50 rebate for each of its 3G/4G fire communicators that security dealers replace with eligible Honeywell LTE Fire Communicators. These include the HWF2A-COM fire communicator that works with AT&T and the HWF2V-COM that works with Verizon.
Complete Power Protection to keep You Powered On

Complete Power Protection to keep You Powered On

Choosing the right system for your application is critical in ensuring that your equipment will be there when power fails. Minuteman Power offers products ranging from 350VA to 20kVA ensuring the right solution for your application is just a click away, whether you are backing up a desktop workstation or an entire facility.
Understanding Battery Testers

Understanding Battery Testers

Battery testers that provide an amp hour reading may seem convenient, but misinterpreted readings could leave fire systems and other critical security/life safety equipment with insufficient backup power.
Keyscan Adds “Enhanced Lockdown” to Aurora Software

Keyscan Adds “Enhanced Lockdown” to Aurora Software

dormakaba’s Keyscan platform has added “Enhanced Lockdown” to the Aurora access control software. Now, with a wireless fob input, an entire facility can be locked down/out with the push of a button.
Investment Bank: Security Industry Financials Strong Amid Pandemic

Investment Bank: Security Industry Financials Strong Amid Pandemic

The security industry has been able to do business as usual amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research from Imperial Capital, an investment bank with a specialty in security. The bank presented a range of data and charts to back up this assertion on a recent webinar.
Voice Controlled Security May Be More Popular Than You Think

Voice Controlled Security May Be More Popular Than You Think

Security dealers may be surprised to learn that more than a third of security system owners in U.S. broadband households have used a voice assistant such as Amazon Echo/ Alexa and Google Home/Assistant to control their security system, according to research from Parks Associates
Can an Outdoor Speaker System Sound as Good as an Indoor System?

Can an Outdoor Speaker System Sound as Good as an Indoor System?

Adept LNDSCP is a four-satellite speaker system that includes everything needed for easy installation. The system is designed to be plug-and-play and easily expandable, as well as ruggedly built to last.
How Can I Upgrade Commercial Fire Systems to Use IP or Cellular Communications?

How Can I Upgrade Commercial Fire Systems to Use IP or Cellular Communications?

Many commercial accounts want to upgrade their fire systems to use cellular and/or IP communications. Older systems that use traditional telephone lines for connectivity are becoming increasingly impractical as service providers upgrade their networks to more modern technology. Upgrading fire systems to use cellular and/or IP can save customers money on monthly connectivity costs and can provide a higher level of security with faster data transmissions.