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ISC West 2018 Preview: 10 Trends in Security, Home Automation, IoT

Smarter video surveillance, neighborhood-oriented services, and machine learning are some of the alarm and home-automation trends to to expect at ISC West.

Julie Jacobson · March 28, 2018

August Now Provides 24 Hours of Free Video Storage with Doorbell Cams

Acquired by Assa Abbloy last year, August now offers 24 hours of free video storage for doorbell cams, which previously carried a fee for saving any amount of surveillance footage.

CE Pro Editors · March 14, 2018

Understanding the ONVIF IP-Camera and Access Control ‘Standard’

As with many smart-home and building-control “standards,” not all ONVIF-compliant IP cameras, NVRs and other surveillance products are interoperable. Make sure to understand the multiple device profiles.

CE Pro Editors · February 02, 2018

Security Industry Worries about Net Neutrality Repeal

AT&T, Comcast and other ISPs own security and surveillance businesses. Will they favor their own businesses when it comes to bandwidth allocation?

Rodney Bosch · December 22, 2017

5 Levels of Security: How to Take Customers from Basic to Advanced

Consumers might walk in the door requesting a basic alarm system or a couple of cameras, but integrators can move them into a more advanced solution by using this simple ‘5 Levels of Security’ cheat sheet.

CE Pro Editors · November 16, 2017

Trump Signs PASS Act Exempting Security Systems from DoE Energy Restrictions

President Trump signed the Power and Security Systems (PASS) Act that exempts security systems from having to abide by DoE’s ‘no-load’ energy restrictions.

Jason Knott · November 15, 2017

CEDIA Find: Olive & Dove’s New Wi-Fi DoorCam Makes You Go ‘Why Didn’t I Think of That?’

Olive & Dove (formerly Remocam) is introducing a Wi-Fi camera at CEDIA 2017 that installs so simply you’ll be smacking your forehead for not thinking of it first.

Julie Jacobson · August 08, 2017

New Nest Cam IQ Offers 4K, HDR, Facial Recognition, Audio Analytics

Nest Cam IQ 4k video camera with HDR support, adds facial recognition and audio analytics to determine who is in the area and what is happening based on background sounds.

Jordan O'Brien · May 31, 2017

Nortek Launches IP Video Surveillance Line Under 2GIG Brand

2GIG unveils a POE mini-dome security camera with nightvision capability, along with an indoor Wi-Fi camera and NVR with mobile app interface control targeted at integrators.

Jason Knott · March 23, 2016