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Two Sensors Are Better With Thermal Security Cameras

Two Sensors Are Better With Thermal Security Cameras

Lighting conditions, weather, distance, and other visual limitations all contribute to security cameras' performance. This post will look at security cameras that use visible light HD video capture and thermal imaging. These thermal cameras are a newer type of product...

Choose a Secure Alarm PIN Code for Your System

Choose a Secure Alarm PIN Code for Your System

A Personal Identification Number (PIN) functions primarily to verify your identity, and arm or disarm the alarm system. Similar to a password, you should only make this PIN number known to authorized users. Professionally monitored systems provide security and comfort...

Is Your Alarm Panel Ready to Say Goodbye to the 3G Network?

Is Your Alarm Panel Ready to Say Goodbye to the 3G Network?

Soon, US cell providers plan to shut down 3G networks to free up bandwidth for faster signals. When providers shutter 3G completely, it is known as a "network sunset." It's been roughly two decades since the introduction of 3G communications. Since that time, we have...

Assembling Your Security System Planning Team

Assembling Your Security System Planning Team

The time has come to talk about a fire or security system upgrade at your company. Navigating through the process effectively and within budget is the ideal outcome. Whatever problem or event has brought you to the consideration phase for new equipment, Alarm...

3 Ways Industry Associations Benefit Alarm Customers

3 Ways Industry Associations Benefit Alarm Customers

Are you a person who looks into industry credentials when choosing a new service provider for our home or business? The availability of online information affords all of us with more information than in the past. Learning about the associations or firms for which we...

6 Services Besides Burglary You Might Not Know ADS Offers

6 Services Besides Burglary You Might Not Know ADS Offers

When you hear the name Alarm Detection Systems, Inc., or ADS, you may immediately think of burglar alarm installation and monitoring. Here at ADS, we do much more. Please keep reading to learn about the services you may not realize we offer. We are your one-stop-shop...

Security Equipment Checks After a Burglary

Security Equipment Checks After a Burglary

Your home or business has just been invaded; for this, we are sorry. This article will help you understand the next steps to take regarding professional security for your property. Whether you have a security system in place or are considering having a system...

Curbside Dining & Cameras

Curbside Dining & Cameras

As Illinois restaurants work to come back to some degree of normal operations, they have new guidelines to follow. For now, dining establishments can only offer outdoor seating for dining and drinking. Guest parties must consist of six patrons or less. Gov. J.B....

Hi-rise Apartment & Condominium Security

Hi-rise Apartment & Condominium Security

Convenience, location, and more natural breathing at taller altitudes are just some of the attractive features that draw people into high-rise living. With an apartment or condominium-style of residence comes a different set of fire and security considerations. It is...