While bandwidth remains a concern, and price has been a factor in how well network cameras sell, one of the biggest hurdles may be the knowledge of the security dealer and integrator and the ease with which this group aids the transition.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“They donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t have the (network) understanding at this point,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Joe Cook, network camera sales manager for Toshiba America Information Systems.
SILVER SPRING, Md. - In an effort to update and expand on their National Training School courses, the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has elected to adopt its first member dues increase since 2001.
The desire for remote monitoring, whether itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s for a second home, a vacation residence, a boat or even a home viewed from an office, has given rise to sales of network-based cameras in the home surveillance market, according to participants in that market.
This trend has taken shape as technology advancements enable people to remotely view video from any location and the cost for cameras with this capability has come down.
SILVER SPRING, Md.- The National Burglar & Fire Alarm AssociationÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s effort to increase membership dues for the first time since 2001 was narrowly defeated by the associationÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s board of directors at its meeting in late September.
NEW YORK- Beginning this year, the New York Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has announced its endorsement of ISC East.
This regional alliance, paired with ISCÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s existing partnership with the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association and the Security Industry Association, add to the strategy to market the event as a regional, physical security event.
Thieves fail to thwart security systems during hurricane
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Along with personal safety issues, Florida business owners had to cope with crucial security concerns associated with Hurricane Frances, which struck the Florida coast in early September.
Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?