Why Should I Have a Home Security System?

June 18, 2015By JuliaHome Security Systems No Comments

Implementing a home security system can seem like a daunting task, but it’s an investment you won’t regret.  People typically visualize the home break-in scenario where the masked intruder breaks a window setting off an alarm, ultimately sending the perpetrator on the run.  A home security system is so much more than a triggered alarm, … Read More

Storing Surveillance

June 16, 2015By JuliaBusiness Security Systems No Comments

Surveillance plays a vital role in any comprehensive security system.  It helps authorities catch criminals and provides helpful insight into your business operations by collecting and analyzing data on a daily basis.  Where and how is all of this visual and analytical data being “collected?”  That is the ever pressing question for system integrators and … Read More

Defining Edge Technology

June 9, 2015By JuliaBusiness Security Systems No Comments

When it comes to security systems you may have heard the term “edge technology,” “edge analytics,” or “edge devices.”  What exactly do these terms mean and why are they important?  When talking about security systems “the edge” is typically used when referring to video surveillance components.  Every security system integrator and industry professional will likely … Read More

NFC Technology-How Mobile Are We?

June 4, 2015By JuliaBusiness Security Systems No Comments

We use our smartphones and other mobile devices for many functions in our daily lives.  It’s almost impossible to go through an entire day without seeing someone tapping, scrolling, or swiping through their phone, never mind using your own phone.  We’ve created a mobile environment where convenience lies in the palm of our hands. Technological … Read More

What is Hybrid Surveillance?

May 26, 2015By JuliaBusiness Security Systems No Comments

As a business owner protecting your facility is always a top concern.  Are you getting the coverage you need?  If you have a comprehensive security system you’re already in a good position.  However, a security system is only as good as the sum of its parts.  One of the most crucial parts of a security … Read More

What is Z-Wave Technology?

May 21, 2015By JuliaHome Security Systems No Comments

In the wake of home automation, smart home, or connected home technology you may have come across the term Z-Wave technology.  What is it?  Z-Wave technology is, “a wireless technology that makes regular household products, like lights, door locks and thermostats ‘smart’.”  It’s what allows your home devices to “talk” to each other and be … Read More

False Alarms

May 19, 2015By JuliaBusiness Security Systems No Comments

If you have a security system you might already understand the consequences of a false alarm.  It is not something to be taken lightly and can have serious implications.  False alarms can happen for any number of reasons and it’s important to understand why and how best to avoid them.  No security system is perfect, … Read More