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B Series from Bosch

B Series Control Panels from Bosch Security Systems have won the Best in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions award in the Security Industry Association’s 2013 New Product Showcase (NPS) program. This annual awards program recognizes Innovative products and solutions in electronic physical security. Designed to simplify installation and increase profits for
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City of Chicago One Way Communication System

If you were unaware, the deadline of January 1, 2015 for installation of a City of Chicago One Way Communication System in High-rise buildings is drawing near. Despite the rumors, there is currently no indication that the City of Chicago will delay the January 1,2015 deadline for installation of required
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VoIP Problems

VoIP is a new phone service option that allows phone calls to be made over an internet connection. VoIP offers unlimited calling at an attractively low rate, however, at this time VoIP is not fully regulated by the Federal Communications Commission. So, now there are no standards to provide uniformity and the process of transmitting voice has created an unreliable means of communication between security systems and monitoring centers. VoIP suppliers actually encourage customers to keep one POTS line available for emergencies. Continue reading

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Are IP Cameras Right for You?

You don’t have to look very hard to find companies claiming that IP based video security systems are the best and only way to go. Clearly there are tremendous benefits of owning an IP system, while traditional analog systems are still sufficient for many. Bottom line - you should make
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EST3X Life Safety Control System is now ready to order

s here. It’s incredibly versatile. It changes everything. EST3X represents the latest generation of life safety control panels for mid to large sized applications. With large multi-message displays and innovative controls, intuitive interfaces, and bold colored cabinets — these systems capture the imagination, and catch the eye. But behind the LCD
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Bosch Introduces High Definition FlexiDome and Dinion Series Day/Night IP Cameras

Bosch Security Systems, Inc. today expanded its popular FlexiDome and Dinion line of fixed cameras with six high definition (HD) day/night models. With 720p resolution, excellent image quality and accurate color reproduction, the new cameras provide the detail needed to distinguish fine features important for object recognition. - Fairport, NY FlexiDomeHD
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BOSCH D1265 TOUCH SCREEN KEYPAD RELEASE

Bosch is pleased to announce the launching of new D1265 Touch Screen Keypad which is available starting January 2011. You can read the description of the new keypad  here. The most pleasant advantage of the new product is that existing users/owners ofBosch G series can upgrade to D1265 Touch Screen Keypad without replacing the control
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Managed POE Switch Provides Peripheral Device Power

ComNet Communication Networks introduced a high-capacity managed Ethernet switch. The Comworx  ™ CNGE2FE8MSPoE is the company’s next environmentally hardened managed Ethernet Switch that provides a high port density in a compact package and provides Power over Ethernet to peripheral devices such as IP cameras and video encoders. The all-new Comworx  ™ CNGE2FE8MSPoE
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