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Self-Driving Cars Will Benefit Elderly Drivers

When we hear the term Self-Driving car we often think of Taxi Cabs, Uber and Highway Transport Trucks.  One market that’s largely ignored but could benefit greatly from Self-Driving technology is Senior Citizens. My mother (77) stopped driving after having … Continue reading

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Honeywell SC100-SC105 Seismic Vibration Sensor For ATM’s

The Honeywell SC100 and SC105 Seismic Vibration Sensor is specifically designed to detect heat and vibrations which result when fixed solid structures are disturbed. The sensor was designed to protect bank vaults, safes, ATMs and doors.  Free standing objects including … Continue reading

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Honeywell 5822T Wireless Tilt Sensor

Compatible with 2Gig and Honeywell alarm panels the Honeywell 5822 Wireless Tilt Sensor is designed to mount vertically on surfaces that tilt horizontally when opened. The sensor detects tilt movement and will let the user know if the garage door … Continue reading

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GE/Jasco Shows Off 5 New Z-Wave Smart Remotes

The new GE/Jasco Remote Z-Wave Switches look a lot like Lutron Pico Switches and are the same size and shape as Decor light switches.  The remotes are battery powered so no wiring is required.  They can be mounted inside a standard electrical … Continue reading

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Alarm.com New POE Cameras

Alarm.com introduced two new POE Cameras at ISC West focusing on Small Business use but equally suited for hardwired residential applications.   The ADC-VC725 is a Indoor/Outdoor Bullet camera with IR, HD video and ip66 Rated Enclosure.  The VC725 has … Continue reading

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Ring’s New Elite Video Doorbell

Ring continues to define and refine the Video Doorbell space with the introduction of the New Flush Mount Ring Elite Video Doorbell. The Ring Elite Video Doorbell is the most affordable flush mount doorbell kit available.  The Elite installs in a … Continue reading

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Amazon may be opening a Retail Store in Your Neighbourhood

For years traditional retailers have been losing sales to On-line shopping with Amazon taking the biggest chunk of internet sales.  Amazon is now threatening retailers again by opening up Bricks and Mortar retail outlets in select communities around the world. … Continue reading

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August Adds Z-Wave to Existing Lock Conversion Kits

August was one of the first companies to market a Wi-Fi Lock Conversion kit allowing you to turn an ordinary deadbolt into a Wi-Fi Connected Smart Lock. This month August added Z-Wave Conversion Kits to their product lineup enabling the … Continue reading

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New 5″ Inch Touchscreen for Concord 4

Interlogix/GE showed off their beautiful new 5″ Inch Touchscreen for Concord 4 Alarm Panels this week. The new 5″ inch touchscreen is larger, thinner and sleeker looking than the 4″ inch touchscreen and can be used to program the panel … Continue reading

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DSC’s New iOtega Wireless Alarm/Automation System

DSC’s New iOtega Wireless Alarm/Automation System is built around a similar form factor as an Apple TV or Android TV box, just slightly larger. The NEW iOtega uses DSC Power G Technology and encrypted sensors for security and has built in … Continue reading

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