Let’s face it, most (if not all) of us who work in electronics are gadget nuts. We like to work with tools that make our daily lives easier. We also like them to have a “neat” factor, the type of tools that make a task fun to work through. Last, but certainly not least, we […]
The Hikvision DS-2DE4220W-AE is a p/t/z camera available in three variations; one for in-ceiling mounting, one for surface mounting and one for outdoor pendant/wall mounting. When I look around today’s CCTV market I’m always amazed and amused by the number of manufacturers with IP-based cameras in their portfolio. As I’ve said before, the IP market […]
The Kwikset Obsidian is a motorized deadbolt lock with a touchscreen keypad for control and utilizes Z-Wave Plus. We have reviewed a number of electronic locks, including units with touchscreens (deadbolt and lever handle models), push-button locks of both types, and even a deadbolt-only smart lock with no means of exterior access (other than the […]
Panasonic is reportedly selling a security camera factory in China due to disappointing sales outside of Japan. TOKYO — Panasonic may be considering selling its security camera manufacturing business in Suzhou, a city in southeast China’s Jiangsu province, due to disappointing sales outside of Japan, according to Nikkei Asia. The news outlet is reporting that […]
Security experts give their take on the potential reasons security footage from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting was on a 26-minute delay. PARKLAND, Fla. — Seventeen people were killed last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after a former student armed with an AR-15 rifle opened fire. It is now being reported […]
A video surveillance expert explains how a convergence of the right security technology and properly trained personnel could more effectively stop active shooters. A terrible tragedy occurred in Las Vegas on the night of Oct. 1 when a gunman opened fire from his hotel room on a country music festival across the street. Since the […]
We’ve been writing product reviews for a year now, and the feedback we’ve been getting from manufacturers, integrators, and end users has been extremely positive. As you may have seen, the reviews focus on product features, usability, construction, and ease of installation, as these intangibles are often difficult for an end user or integrator to […]
Original article published at StarTribune.com, click to read the full article here – Mystic Lake’s Gold Standard “Mystic Lake Casino is known for gambling, concerts and buffets, but it’s also known for having one of the best surveillance systems in the world. Mystic Lake Casino surveillance experts watched over the Prior Lake casino. Tribal officials […]
This is the PowerPoint presentation used in the conference session at ISC West on April 6, 2011 from 10:15 to 11:15 AM. It includes all of the content from that session. If you have any questions, feedback, or suggestions, please feel free to contact Bob Grossman directly, He can be reached at 609-383-3456 X 201 […]
With 900 exhibitors, a newly revamped education program and scores of special events such as the 2011 SAMMY Awards, ISC West continues to reign as the most important trade show for installing security contractors. Check out SSI’s conference preview to plan your schedule.
RG&A president Robert Grossman will be a featured speaker at International Security Conference and Exposition to be held April 5-7 in Las Vegas. His presentation, “Developing, Influencing and Responding to Requests for Proposals,” will provide practical tips for winning the bidding process by showcasing the strengths end-users look for. Read more about ISC here Read […]
RG&A president Robert Grossman is authoring a new blog. “Enterprising Solutions” will post every week or so on Security Sales & Integration Magazine’s website. Read his first entry about the group effort aspect of blogging. http://www.securitysales.com/Blog/Enterprising-Solutions/Story/2010/09/A-Team-Effort.aspx
We just returned from the Firekeepers Casino in Battle Creek, Michigan where we have completed the final walkthrough and review of open items. This is an important final step in a project, as it ensures that the system is complete and that the client has received exactly what they wanted. Another great project with American […]
We’re happy to have just been hired by the City of Asbury Park to help design and develop an RFP for a city-wide video surveillance system. Guess it’s time to dust off the old Bruce Springsteen LP’s before heading there on Tuesday. More about The Boss at www.brucespringsteen.net.
We are proud to be a sponsor of the Simon Security Summit held by our client, Simon Property Group (www.simon.com). This event, held in Jersey City NJ and Austin TX this year brings together malls and law enforcement organizations from around the country to promote making our shopping centers and malls safer and more secure. […]