ADI Proves It Knows Nothing About Surveillance

Author: John Honovich, Published on Dec 27, 2013

ADI has a terrible reputation. Box pushers, Order takers, etc.

Indeed, a riot almost broke out when a member asked if they should let ADI design and quote jobs for them.

***,*** *** * ********* ** * ******** ** ************ *********.

***** ****** ****** ** *** "***** ***** ************ ****** ****** be ** *** ********" ***** ***** ** *********** ** **** was ****...

********, *** ****** ** ********.

Getting ****** ***** ** *** ********

****'* * *********** ********:

"* ***** ****** ******* *** ** ****** ****-****** ******. *** four ******* *** ****** ** * **** *******. ** *** back ** *** ******* ***** ** ********* * ******** *** connector. ***** * **** *****, *** ******** ****** *** ** connected ** * ***** ******* **** ** *** **** ***, ADI **** ********-*******. ... **** *** ***** ****** ** ********* ** *** video *******, ***** *** *** ** **** ** ******* *** encoder ** *** ********’* ***. **** ****** *********** *** ****** on *** ****** ******* **** ** ********** **** *** ** the *** ** **** ** **** *** ********."

****? *** ** **** *** ** ****** ****** ******* * network ******* ***? **** ** *** ***, *** *** *** a * ******* *** ******** (***** *****, ******, ***.) ********** for **** **** **** ** ***** ** ******'**************** ************* ******* ******* *.***. ******* *******, ***** **** ********* **** * ****** ******* encoder, *** *** **** ***** *** ****** **** ** * time ** ** ******* *******, ******* ** * * ******* DVR **** ***** *** *** ***** *** ****** ** *** time ** **** ** ******** *****.

Police ********* *****

******* ******** ** ******* ** *** ****** *******, ******* **********:

"***** ************ ******/****** ****** ** ********* ** *** ******** *** remote **** *** ******** *******. **** ** *** ***** *** gone *** ** * ****** ** ** *** ****** ** the *****, **** *** ****** ****** ***** ********* ** ******? ** employees ***** ** ******* ** **** *** *********** ****** ** the ******** *****. * ******** ******* ** ***** ***** **** to ** *******, *********, *** **** ** *** ***** ** assist *** ******"

**** **** *** ****** ** ****** ****? **** *** ******** give ***** ****** ******** *** ******** ** *** ****** *** have *** ****** **** *** ***** **********? 

  • **** ** *** ***** ** ********** **** *** ********, *** system ****** *** ** ******** ********** ** ****** ****** ** the ** ******* ** *** ****. **** ******** ********** ***** (or ******) ******** ** ** *** ******. ** **** ****, a ******* ************** ***** ***** **** ** **** **** *** police, **** ** ** ** ** ***** **** ***** ******.
  • *** ****** *** ******** ** **** *** ** ******** ***** from *** **********' *** ** ***** *** **** ** ***** and *** ****** *** *** ** ******** ** **** *** intricacies ** **** ***. ** ****, *** ******** ** *** integrator **** ****** ****** **** ** ****** ****** ** ******.
  • ***** *** ******** ** **** ******** ** **** ** *** crime *****, **** ** ***** *** ****** *** ***** ** be ******. **** *** *** ***** ** **? *** *** police ** **** ** **** ***** ** *** *** ****** on **** ******?
  • *******, ***** ** *** ****** **** ** *** / ******* a ***** ****** ** ** **** ******** ********* *** *** ****** ** time /***** ** ****** ***** *** * *** ******** ********** instead ** ******** **** *** ******* / **** ** ** housed **.

Role ** ***** ** ******

*** ******* ************ ** ******:

"* ***** ***** *** ******** *********** *** ******** **** **** surveillance ***** ****** ** *** ****** ******** ******* *************. ******* of *** **** ******* ******* ******* ** *** ******, ****** images ** *** ******* ************ **** ******* ******* *** ********* to *** ******* ******. *** ******** **** ***************** *** *** *********** **** **** ** ***** **** ****."

****, ** ******, ** ******, ** *** **** ****, ******* quality ****** **** **** ****** ******, *** ************ *******. *** only ***** ****** ***** ****** **** ********, **** **** **** better ****** ** ****** ** *** ****** ******** ******** ******** on, *** **** ** ** ************ ******* *** ******** **********.

** ** ********, ** *** ******* **** *********** ************ ***** was *** '****' ** *** ****** *******, *** *** ******* was **** **** *** *** ***** ***** ***** ***** ****** phones ****** ** ***** ** *** ******* **** ** *********** criminals. [******: ******* ** ********* ****** ******** *****.]

**********

**** ** **** ********* **, ****** *** *** **** **** supposedly *** ****** ******* ****, **** ** ***** ***, ****** know ********* ***** ***** ************.

**** ****, *** ** *** *** **** *********** ******** **********. Check *** *******'***************.

Comments (32)

****?!

** *****'* *************** *** *** ******* *** ******* ** ******** ****** ** help ******** ******* **** *********** **** *** ***** **** **********??

********.

**** ** **** * ***** *** (*** ***, ** **** depend ** **** ********** ** * "***** *****"), *** ****** was *** ****** "*** ***** ***** ***** ***** ****** ****** ****** ** ***** if *** ******* **** ** *********** *********" (******** *** ******** *** *** ******* ******...)

** *** ****... ***** ******** ******** **** **** **** **** written ** ***** ****. * *** ** ****** **** ** the ******* ** *** ** *** ** **** ** *** blog ******* *** ****** **** *** ******** ** ********* (***** nothing - ** ******* ** *** ** ********, *****-******* *******).

**** ***** ***** *********.

***********, ***** ***** ** ****** *** *** ******* ********** / value ** **********'* ****** ***** ****** *** ****** ******** * 'new *****' *** ************.

****'* ***** ***** *** **** **** **** **** **** ******* in ****. * *** **** **** ****** *********, **** "** this **** **** **** ******** ****, **** ** *********?"

***, ****** ****** ***** "*.*. ****** ******* ******* *** ***** ************ ** ***. He ** *********** *** ***’* **** *** ***** ************ ******* category ********* ********, ******* *** ******* **********, ****** ********* **********, and *********** ********." *** ***** ******* ** ***** **** **** knowledge ***** ************ ***** ** *********** *** ***** ******** ****.

"*** ***** ******* ** ***** **** **** ********* ***** ************ since ** *********** *** ***** ******** ****."

** *** **** ** ******** *******... ** *****'* ****** **** to **** ******** ***** *** ********; ****'* **** ************ *** vendor **** *** ***.

**** *** ************ *******.

*** **** **** **** * ****** ****?

* **** ***'* *** ***. * ***** ***** ********* *** either (*) ******* ******** ** (*) ***'* **** *** **** from *** ****** ** ** **** *** ****** ** ***** people *** *************.

****'* ***** **** ** *** (*** ***** *** **********) **** to ***** **** ********** ****** ***'* **** ******* ***** ****** ****** **. *********, **** **** ***** **** is *** *** ****.

"*** **** **** **** * ****** ****?"

***** *********?

"*********, **** **** ***** **** ** *** *** ****."

** *** ****** ***** ********** ********* ******** ***** ** ****... *sigh*

* ***'* ***** *** ****** ** *** ****. * ** sure **'* ***** *** **** **** ** ***. **'* **** been ** *** ******** ***** **** (******** *******).

*** ******** ** *** *** **********. **** ******* ***** ************ even ****** ** ****?

**** * ***** ***** ***** ********, *** ****** **** **** have * ****** ***** ***** ****** ** **** **** **...

"** (*) ***'* **** *** **** **** *** ******"

*************, *'** ***** *** ******** ** ** ****. **** ** the ******* *** **** ********* ** **** ****, *** *** fact **** ***** *** *** *********** **** *** ** **** makes * *** ***** ** *** ******** ******** **** ***** and ************ ********.

****'* *** * ******* (*) ** *** ***********. ******* ********* are ** ******** **** **** ** *** **** **** *** bad *** ****** **.

* ***** *** ****'* ** ** ******, *** ** ******** all *** *** ** *** ****.

**** ****** ****** *** ***** ****. *** ********* ** **** help, *** *** **** **** *** **, ** ** **********, questionable. ** *** ******* *** ******** **** ************ ********.

**** ** * ***** ** **** ***** *** ********* **** ADI *** ***** *** ******* ** ***** *** *******; *** manufacturers *** *** ****, *** ** ***** **** *******.

*** ****, *** **** ** *** ************ *** ** ************ at **** ***** ****.

*** ** ** ********* **** *** ***** ********, ***** ** small, ** **** *** ********* ** * ********** ****** ****** depending ** *** *** **** ****. ***** *** *********** ****** ADI **** *** ********* ************* ***** ************ *******. ** **** dealer/integrators **** ** ******* ********** *** **** ***** **** ******** at *** **** ****** ********** ******* ** ******** ** ******** resource ** *********.

*** **********/****** **** *** ************ *** ** ********** *********** *** it (** ** **** ** ***.) * ****** **** *** the ****** ** *******/*********** **** **** **** ** **** *** to **** *** ******** (** *****/************** ******* ** ****/*** ********* ** ** *******.)

** * ****** ** ************** * **********, *** *** **? *** **** ******** **** their *********** *** ****** *** ** ****** ** *** **** are *** ********* ** ****** * ********** **** ** ******. This ***** **** *** ******* ******** ** *** ************ ** well ** ************ ***** **** *** ***********.

*** ******** ******** *** ******* *** *********** ***** *** ***** year *** ******* ** *********** ********* ******** ** *** **** of *********** ** *** *** ****. ***** *** ************** *** **** **** * ********** *** ************ ********* **********.

** *** **** ** ***** ** *** ******* ** **** installations, ***** *** **** ***** ******** *** ******* *********** *** require **** ****** ***** ** ********. **** ** ** ** means * ******* ******** *** ***** *** ********* **** **** alarm ************* **** *****. ***** *** ** **** ******* **** will *** **** **** **** ***** ** ***** ***** ***** of *********.

***** *** **** ** **** ************* *** ************ ******** ** qualified ******* *** *********** *** *****. ** *** *** ***** ******, *** ****** *** **** *** ******* ********* **** you ** *** **********. *** ******** ****** **** ******* * distributor ** ****** ***** ******(*) ****** ******* ****** ** ******* (giving ****) **** ******** *******.

*** ***** ***** **** ***** ** ** **** ****** ******* posts **** **** ** * ****. *** ** **** **** to *** *** ******* ***** *** ******, * ******* **** it ***** **** **** *******. ************, * ** *** ********* do **** **** **** ***. * ** * ************* *** that *** ****** **** **** ** ***** ******** ** *** past. * **** **** ****** **** *******, ***********,***********, *** *** ***** **** **** **** **** * *** about ***** (* ********* ** ********.) *******, * **** ** upon ****** ** *** ********.

****** **** ***** ** ********** ***** *** *** ******** ***** on **** ***** ** ******* ** ****** *****.

**** ******* ***** *** **** *** *** ******** ** ***** a ***** **** *** **** **** *** ********* ** ****** it.

** *** ***, * ***** ********** * **** **** ** sending ** * ***** **** *** **** ** ****** * system *** ****. * ** ***** ** **** *** **** it ** ** *** *******. **** ******* *** ** *** security ********....

*** *** *******, *** *** ***** ** *** ********* ** that *** *** * **** *** ** **** **** **** are ****** *********** *** ***************. **** *** ** ** ******** to **** ********* **** *** ********** ** ********* ******* ** ADI, *** **** *** *********** ** ****** ** *** ******* of ****.

**** ********** *** ********** ** **** *** *** ** ***** the ******, *** *** ** *********** *** *** ****. ** they **** **** ** **** ****, **** **** ** **** they ****** **.

***, **** *** ******* ** ******* ***** ******* ******'* ***** below - ***, *** ** * *********** *** ******** *******'* be ******* ** ** **** **** ****... **** ******'* ** a ******* ** **** *****'*portraying ********** as more than that with things like the blog that inspired this thread.

* **** ********* ******** ******* *** *** **** ***** *** will ******** ******** ** ** **. * ***** *** *********** contractor/systems ********** ******** ***** ** ******** **** *** *** ** my ******.

* **** * ********* ********** ***** *** ***** ** ********* and ******* ********* **** **** ** ********* ******** **** ***. When * **** *********** ****** *** ******, * ******* *** manufacture ******* *** *** ** ********.

* ** *** ******* **********, * **** *** **-***** ******* knowledge **************** **** ******. ******* ****** *** ************** ** *** I **** ** ***** ** *** ***.

*** ** * ******** ***********, **** ****** ******** ********** *** local ******* ***** *** ********* *****. *********, ****** ************* *** logistics ** **** * *** **** **** * *** ****.

* **** ***’* *** ***’* ******** ** *** **** ***** the **** *** **** *** ***** ********* *** ******* **** have **** * **** ***** ** **, *’* ******** ** provide **** * ****** *****. ****’* ****** **** ***** ***** inventory ************* ** *****?

******, ***** ********. * ***** **** *** **** **** *** valuable *** **** *** ******* *** *** ****** *** *** how *** ******* ** ** **********.

*** ***** ** **** *** ****** ** ******** ** ** more **** "*********, ****** ************* *** *********", ***** **** ********** do, **** ** *** **** **** ********** *****. *** ********* problem ** **** * *** ** "***********" ******** *** **** for *******.

****, *** ***** **** ** **** **** ****** *** ***** are ** ********** ****, ***** ***.

* ********* ** * ****** ** ****** ***** *********, ***** the **** **** ********** ****** ******* ** ******* ** ********** based ** ***** **********. * ******* *********** **** ***** ***** that *******.

** ***** ** ********* **** ***** ** ****** * ***** say **** ** *** **** ** ***** *** *** *********. I ***** **** ** ***** ***** *** ******* **** *** tech/high ****** ******** ** *** ***********.

**** ***** ****, * ********** *** ****** ** ******* ******** honest.

* ** *** **** ** *** ************ ** *********** *** design, *** *** **** *** ******* *********** *** ** ********** what's ******* *** *** ** ****** ***, *** ** ******** on ***** ***** ** *** ***** ********. *'** **** **** horrible *** ******* **** *** ***** ********** ***** **** **** in ***** ******* *** *** *** ***'* *** *** *** picture ** * *** ** *****. * ***** **** *** is ********* ** ********* *** ******* ** ******* *****. ****** Emptor

*** ** * **** ***** *******, *** **** **** ***** system ****** ***** *******?

***** **** ***** ******** ******* * *** ****** ******* ******** and ***** *** *******.

* **** *** * ******** *** ** ******* ** * new *** ****** *** ******* ***** ****** *** * ****** odd. **** **** ** *** ********* ** *** ****** ******* the ****. **** ***** ** ******* ************ * ***** *** ******, ***** ******* *** ******** ** IP. ***** * ***** ***** *** **** ******** ** ** over ******, *** ******* ** ****** **** ****** ** * brand *** ******?

*** ***** ****** ***** ***** ****** ****, **** ***** *** a ***** *** ** *** *** *** ** ******* ****** instead ** * **** ****** ****** ******* ****** **** ***** give ********** ** **** ** ** ****** ** *******.

***** *****!

***, *** **** ******* *** ****** ******* ** * **** monitor *** **** *** *** ******** ****** ** * ****** channel *******? ;)

************* *** ****** ** *********** **** ********* **** **** ** Bull ****.

**** **** ****** **** *** ************ ********* ***** ****** ** delivered ****, *** *** ****** ***** *** **** **** ** BS *** ***** *** ******** ** *** ***-**** ********. *** the ****** *** ***** ******** ***** ******!

*** ******: *** *** **** ****** *** ********* ** ** good *** **** ** * ***** ** ****.

*** ****** ****** **** ** ****** ***** *** ******** “***”! And *** * ****** ** (*) ****** * *** ** night **** ********* ****** ******** ** *** *** ****, *** cheque *** *** *******. (*) ******* ****, ***** *****, ****** the ******** *** ******* **** ***** *** ******* ** **** suppliers **.

***** **** *** ** ************* ********* ****, **** *** ******** will *** *** **** “*******” ** * *** ******** ******* when *** *** **** **** ******** * ** **** ******. Under ******* *** **** *******! *** *** ***** *********** ********* to **** ***** ** ***** *** **** *******.

** *** **** ** *** ********** ** / ***** ****** claims *** ** ******* ******** *** ** *** ****** *** made. *** *** *** ******* ** *** *** *** **** not *** ****** ****** ** ******** **** ****. ** ** little *** ****** *** *** ** ********** ***** ********* *** away **** *** ***** ****** ****** **** ***** ******?

***** *** ****,

***

** *** ***** ** *** *********** ** *** ******** "***** vision" ** **-******** *******. ****** *** "***** ******" *** **** envision ****-**** ******** ********:

*** ******* ** ******, ** **** **** ***** **** *** it's * ***-****** ********** *** *****, ***-***** ******* ****'* *********** just ************ ********** ** *** *******.

*** *** ***** ** ********* ********* ** ****** ***** (*** it **** * **** ******* ** **** ****) **** ***** walls, **** ******** ********** ** *****. *** ******* ** **** typically **** ******* ***** ** *** ***+, **** *** ***** so *******, ***** *** ***** ********** **** **** ******* *********.

* ******* *** ****** ** ***** ***'* ****, *** **** opens ** * *** ** ***** *** ****...*** ***** ***** Honeywagon/Ademco ***** **** **** ******* ** ***** ** **** ******* other ************* ******* ***** ** ********* ***** ***. *** = Ademco ************ *** ***** * ******* **** **** ****** ************* seeing *** *********** ** ***** ***** *** ******** ***** ************** selling ***** *********** *******.

***'* *** ***** **** **** *** ************ ******** ******* ** helps ** ******* ***** *** ******* *****. *** ** ********* a ***** *********** **** ***** ********/*********** ******* ****** *** ****** the ******* *** *** ****** *** *****, ******* ********** **** vacuum ******** ** **** ***** *******.

***** **** ********** **** *** ****, *** ** ** **** of *********'* ***********, **. ****, *****, *****, *********, ****, *******, etc. ****** ******* **** **** ****** ** ***** ******* ********, marketing ******* *** **** ***** ******** ** **********? *********'* ***** product **** *** ***** ************* ***** ****** ***.

*****, **** ******* ** **** *************, ** ********** ** **** ADI ***** * *** ** ****** *** ** ****** **** to ******* *** ***** ********.

* ***** ***** **’* **** *** ********** *** ****** ** ADI ** * *****? ***** **** ********* ****** ******* *** quality ** ***** ********* (*** ***** **** *** ** **** degree), ** **** ***** ********* *** ** *** ***** - or *** **** ** ****** ****** *** ******** ** ******* the ******** ** *** ***** ************ ****** ** * *****.

*** ********* ********* * ******** ***** ** *** ** * whole ***** ** ****** ********* *****, ** **** **********.

***** *** ***** ******* **********, ******** ****** ******** *** ********* and ******** ** ***** ************ *** ***** ******** ** * whole....and *** ******** ** **** **** ************ ******** *** ***** as * ***** ***** *******.....

*********** ******** ** ***** (** *** *********) - **** *** don’t **** ** *** ****** *** ******** ***** **** **** have, ******* *** *** ********, *** **** ****** ****** ** browser *******......******* ****.....

** ** *****? ****** ***.....*** ***’* **** *** *********** ****** on *** *********, *** ** **** **** ****** ** *** to **** * ***** ****** ****....

*** ****** ****** ** * ***** ***** *** ***** *** be ******** *** ******* *******, *** ****** *** ****** *****.

"********* * ******** ***** ** *** ** * ***** ***** on ****** ********* *****, ** **** **********."

*************** '*****' ******* **** "*****#*", "*** ***** *** ********", "*** ** ********* ** ****** its ********* **********". *** ** **** ** ********* ****

**** ** * **** ******** ********* **************, *** ****** ********* speak:

"* ***** ****** ******* *** ** ****** ****-****** ******. *** four ******* *** ****** ** * **** *******. ** *** back ** *** ******* ***** ** ********* * ******** *** connector. ***** * **** *****, *** ******** ****** *** ** connected ** * ***** ******* **** ** *** **** ***, ADI **** ********-*******....."

**** ****** ** ******** ******** * ****, *** *** ** date, ****** **** ******** **** ***** *** **** *****. ***** decision...

****,

** ****** *** ***** *** ** ********* **** ** *** example - ** ** ***** ****** *** ******** ********* *********, to *** ** ******...

***** ******* ******** ** ** *** ** ***** ******** - and ** *** ** *** **** ****** *** ******** ** reach ****** **** ***** ******, *** ****** ** ****** ********* with ****** *******....

"**’* ********* ** **** **** ** *** ******** ****** **** images *** ** *** *******, ************ **** ******* *** *** and *** ******** **** *** ******* *** ******; ** ** likely **** *** ** ***** ********* ********* *** ******* **** the ******** **** ******* ***** ******* ****** **** **** ** seen ** *** ***** *******. ***** **** ******* *** *** this ** * ********, ******* *** ******** **** ****** **** the ******** *** **** ***** *** ****** ** *** **** their ***** ******* *** *** ********* *** ******* ** ****** they ****. ******* *** *** ******* ** *** ******** *** well ***** *** ****** **** ******** ***** *******, ********* *** sales ************* *** ******** *******."

** ** *** ******* ***** *******, ******* *** **** ** disclose **** **** *** **** ************.

**** ****, ***** ********** ** ***** ****** *******. *** ******* with ***** "******" ** ***** ****** *** ******** *** ***** onto *** ******** (** *** ** **** ****** ******* ******* vs * ****** ******* ***** ***).

******, ** *** ****** ***** **** ********* * ****** ******* MPEG-4 ******* ** * ****** ***** ** ******** ***** ** being ** **** ** * * ******* ***, ** ** not ****** **** ***** **** **********.

****,

* ***’* ******* ** **** *** ****** ** **** ** my *****...*** ****** * ****** **** **** **** **** ** this ********.... :)~

**** **** ******* ** ** ***** **** ****** **** ******** and **** ************ ** ** **** ** ***** * ***** or ****** - *** ********* **** *** ******* **** *** define *** ************ ** *****. *** ********* ** ************ **** has **** **** **** *** *** ******** ** * *****, then **** *** **** **** **** **** ****** **** ** this...

** *** ** **** ************, ****’** *********, *** * **** no **** ** ****-******* ****** ** ******* ****...

**** **** *****

* ** ********** ** **** * ******** ** *** **** 2 **** ** **** *** *** *** ****** **********. * am *** ********** ** '*******' ** **** *** ** *** want ** **** ******, * **** ********* *******.

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