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New Product of the Year Award Winners Announced

The staff at Security Products magazine are honored to recognize NPOY winners for their noteworthy products in their ability to improve security.

The Proprietary Trap

The entire computing world at one time was strictly proprietary. In other words, the election to use one piece of software or hardware dictated the requirement to get additional expansion and support from the single provider for the lifetime of that purchase.

The Backbone of Security

Rob Lydic spends a lot of time traveling around the upper Midwest and Northwest, heralding the needs of security, proper equipment and how dealers can make more money in their own businesses.

When Does Warranty Begin?

Most of us have been at the end of a project when the owner/ client asks the popular question: “When does the one-year warranty begin?” The answer becomes one of the most debated topics, only second to the end-of-project, door-locking hardware debacle.

Picking Up the Pace

Idesco Corp. started in the security business in the early 1940s. They began with ID badging for the Department of the Army. Well, times have changed, a lot, in the past seven or eight decades but one constant is that Idesco is still involved in security.

ICE Cable Systems Invests in the Latest REELEX Cable Coiling Machine

ICE Cable Systems Invests in the Latest REELEX Cable Coiling Machine

Newer technology features the latest optimizations in both hardware and software, and is customized for ICE Cable Systems’ products, making this premium wire and cable brand’s Big Mouth Payout bulk wire dispenser even better.

Tri-Ed’s Senior Management Team Accepts the Challenge

Tri-Ed’s Senior Management Team Accepts the Challenge

Water...ice...a bucket?! This company found out exactly what these three things have in common.

Monitronics Lends Support to Mission 500 Children Fleeing Violence Project

Monitronics Lends Support to Mission 500 Children Fleeing Violence Project

Effort dedicated to providing protection and basic resources to children from Central American who are traveling unaccompanied to the United States.

Mission Critical Life safety systems play an important role in high-security facility

Mission Critical

Dealing with an obsolete, legacy fire alarm system and a separate, standalone ECS, the building owner’s property management company, Childress Klein Properties, Inc., turned to local Gamewell-FCI distributor Critical Systems LLC, to help them find a new, comprehensive solution.

Retrofit to IP

Retrofit to IP

Choice, cost savings, speed of deployment and convenience. This is what the use of existing legacy cable can afford the end-user as they migrate existing, analog-based surveillance, access control or intercom systems to IP.