Is it Catching On?
Is video being used effectively in the central station? What about residential video/central station alarm reporting usage?
Every “new” technology in the security industry has had a slow adoption curve...
Keeping the Lines of Communication Open
Progress Being Made on the VoIP Front
Alarm Verification and Notification Procedures
Security industry trade associations
Active multiplex versus digital alarm communicator transmitter
Installing UL listed ALARM equipment
Issues Currently Under AICC Scrutiny
The MAA Standard and the Use of Listed Central Station Receivers
Q: I just attended an association meeting in New York and the topic was VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol). From reading your column, I know you?re well aware of its implications. What developments are you hearing on the...
A Blue Sky Outlook
Q: What will the central station of the future look like and what services will it provide?
Will it even exist?
A: With today's amazing communications abilities, some may think that the central station
Q Can a radio system alone be used to monitor a fire alarm installation and still meet local AHJ requirements that refer to Underwriters Laboratories and NFPA codes? In other words, can a radio system, connected to a central station, stand alone as a...