Bidding on Campus Security Installs
Q: What role does IP play in access control?
A: Card Access, building automation, security and video surveillance are all converging and are generally referred to as an integrated system. In some cases the various system elements are connected...
Basics of Wiegand access control and 26-bit encoding technology
Q: I heard that in the U.S. there are different standards for burglar alarm control panels among the different states and perhaps concerning power supplies. I know that the relevant Underwriters Laboratories (UL) requirements for equipment are national...
With AMPS and Traditional Land Lines on the Way Out, Much is Changing in Alarm Communications
One Credential—Many Functions
Easy to Follow Tips
Q: I know when I'm on the receiving end of good customer service it makes it easier for me to do my job. In this business where you serve and protect your customers, customer service takes on additional responsibility. Can you...
An Adjunct to Training Classes
Get Vital Information Beforehand
Specialized products make for tailored systems
Little Trigger Happy
New Offerings Blend Technology And Better Management Methods
Technology helps lower risk
Cutting edge security involves protecting the outdoors and the indoors, during the day and at night. Many commercial installs require system planning with a top down perspective, yet at the same time, design and implementation go from the bottom up...
Integrating an Automatic Door Operating System
Wide Acceptance Boosts Popularity
New Developments Bring Additional Applications and Open New Markets
Protocols Involved with Networks
Getting The Big Picture On Storage, Security, Connectivity & Bandwidth
Security Upgrade AT THE PRESCHOOL LEVEL
The Issues and Solutions Go Beyond Alarm Reporting
Access Control Issues With Gate Installs
REX and Related Terms
While it is a universally accepted fact that smoke alarms play a vital role in saving lives, the importance of professionally installed fire alarm systems is not. Two recent reports studied the situation, but conveyed rather disparate...