Archive for April, 2011

Fight Crime with Facebook

April 21st, 2011

We were sent a link to an interesting story from ABC News this past week.  The story was about how homeowners are using video surveillance cameras to capture video of burglaries and other crimes at their homes and then posting the video clips on Facebook to try to identify the bad guys.  Here is the […]

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Portable Electronics Are Easy Targets for Theft

April 18th, 2011

We all know that electronics are getting smaller all of the time.  Televisions are flatter and lighter.  Projectors and smaller and brighter.  This makes them more portable and easier to steal.  We regularly hear from our customers about thefts of expensive electronic devices.  It is frustrating! But, there are ways to help prevent the theft […]

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Video Verification Moves to the Mainstream

April 12th, 2011

Have you heard of video verification for security systems? If you haven’t, I predict that you will hear more about it in the future.  Essentially, video verification is the process of verifying that an alarm system signal was caused by an actual intrusion or crime in progress.  The concept has been around for quite some […]

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