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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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Kwikset / Weiser Convert – New Z-Wave Deadbolt Conversion Kit

Kwikset first introduced the bluetooth based Kevo CONVERT deadbolt kit last November 2016 and next month they’re scheduled to debut a Z-wave Version of the CONVERT Lock at ISC West. Kwikset Convert™ conversion kit is Kwikset’s new Z-Wave™ Smart Lock … Continue reading

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Denon’s New AVR’s

If you’re in the market for an Audio/Video Receiver you might be tempted by the recent sale prices of some Denon Receivers last month but Denon is clearing their old models out to make room for three new S-Series receivers set … Continue reading

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Weiser/Kwikset New Signature Series Deadbolt

Kwikset/Weiser will be showing off their new Signature Series Deadbolt locks at ISC West this year. The New Signature Series Deadbolts come in two styles Round and Square and three color finishes Satin Nickel, Gold and Venetian Bronze. Signature series … Continue reading

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2Gig’s New Vario Hybrid Alarm Panel

2Gig will be showing off their new Vario Hybrid Security System with hard wired and wireless sensor and peripheral options at ISC West this year. Vario has multiple keypad styles, two-way voice capability and a flexible modular design.     … Continue reading

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New Flood – Freeze Sensor from Resolution Products

Resolution Products will be showing off a New Wireless Flood and Freeze Sensor at ISC West this year.  The New Sensor is called the REx18 TRIDENT and comes in wireless versions compatible with most alarm systems including 2GIG, Honeywell, Interlogix … Continue reading

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ISC West 2017

ISC WEST, North America’s Largest Security Industry Trade Show and Conference is set to kick off April 5-7 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas.  Manufacturer’s use the trade show to show off the latest security technologies and launch … Continue reading

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Rogers – Shuts Down Rogers One Number Service

Most Rogers customers were unaware of the Free VOIP Service available to them known as Rogers One but I used it frequently when travelling and saved hundreds of dollars on long distance and network charges. Rogers One Number allowed you to … Continue reading

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