Monitoring (471)

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Idea: Virtual Neighborhood Watches

Neighborhood watches have become a hot topic. And while the press now is overwhelmingly bad, such watches, done right, can help keep neighborhood...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

OpenEye Recorders Reviewed

How much is customer service worth? NVR manufacturer OpenEye says that it's Customer Service is 'heroic', and that is why you should choose them....

By Brian Rhodes - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

Vunetrix v-Cloud Network Monitoring

Network monitoring systems have seen limited adoption in security, generally priced within reach of only large-scale enterprise deployments....

By Ethan Ace - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

Temporary Intrusion Alarm Kit Examined

How do you protect seasonal worksites or temporary storage areas? This is a frequent request of many end-users to their alarm providers, with no...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

Pixel Velocity Overview

High end video analytic systems that are still in business are few and far between. One company that we hear about from time to time is Pixel...

By Ethan Ace - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

DIY Video Alarm Verfication

Video alarm verification may improve intrusion monitoring, but having alarms flow through a central station can be awkward. Those services are...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

Lowe's Selling Alarms Direct

Should RMR junkies start worrying? Home improvement giant Lowe's is entering the home automation and security market, selling equipment directly to...

By Ethan Ace - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

Designing Security Monitoring Stations

Our Security Monitoring Station Guide is an introduction to selecting the right surveillance monitoring console furniture. In it, a number of...

By John Grocke - about 10 years ago

'DIY' vs Professional Alarm Systems

A growing yet controversial trend in alarm systems is for people to do it themselves, installing their own alarm systems and monitoring it...

By Brian Rhodes - about 10 years ago

Security Monitoring Station Guide

Console furniture optimized for security command centers is typically required for surveillance systems installations of 50+ cameras. Those sites...

By John Grocke - about 10 years ago

Honeywell Total Connect 2.0 Reviewed

Historically, a key part of Honeywell's security business has been selling low cost residential intrusion alarm equipment. Honeywell has recently...

By Brian Rhodes - about 10 years ago

Where to Install Headend Equipment

Installing surveillance headend equipment in the wrong location can lead to increased failure rates or tampering. Often little thought is given to...

By Ethan Ace - about 10 years ago

Video Alarm Verification Guide

Increasing fines for false alarm dispatches plus police non-response to unverified alarms have made video alarm verification a hot topic in the...

By Ethan Ace - about 10 years ago

Battery Backup for Outdoor Cameras

Pole-mounting cameras, especially for use in parking lots and municipal surveillance systems, is a growing trend. However, power in these locations...

By Ethan Ace - about 10 years ago

Private Surveillance of Public Spaces

While public surveillance systems get most of the attention, private surveillance cameras surely solve far more crimes than public ones. This is...

By Ethan Ace - about 10 years ago

Honeywell Tuxedo Touch

For the past few months, Honeywell has been heavily marketing their Tuxedo Touch, their lastest generation touchscreen keypads. This model features...

By Ethan Ace - about 10 years ago

Vivint: A Company to Celebrate or Condemn?

Vivint is one of the fastest growing and most aggressive companies in the entire security industry. Many puff pieces, including a recent 'Dealer of...

By Brian Rhodes - about 10 years ago

Monitoring Contracts Examined

Contracts for monitoring intrusion detection / alarm monitoring systems are one of the most fundamental elements of using such solutions. The terms...

By Brian Rhodes - over 10 years ago

Q-Star Flashcam Examined

Monitoring criminal hotspots, where graffiti, drug transactions, and dumping are taking place is a common need of municipalities. However, this can...

By Ethan Ace - over 10 years ago

Louroe Audio Surveillance Review

When discussing audio for security applications, Louroe Electronics is normally the first name that comes up. In previous discussions [link no...

By Ethan Ace - over 10 years ago

Favorite Video Analytics Manufacturers 2011

[UPDATE: New version - Market Guide and Favorite Video Analytics 2014] Video analytics remains one of the most controversial areas within...

By Ethan Ace - over 10 years ago

SureView Systems Immix Overview

The greatest barrier to PSIM adoption has been pricing. Deployments are routinely hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not millions. This leaves...

By Ethan Ace - over 10 years ago

Alarm.com's Surging VSaaS Growth

While most of the hype and attention about VSaaS has gone to Axis's questionable AVHS offering, a fundamentally different VSaaS approach is...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

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