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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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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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SimpliSafe DIY Home Security System – ‘Inherently Insecure and Vulnerable’ to Hacking

Another popular DIY Home Security system, ‘SimpliSafe’ was successfully hacked on February 17th, 2016 by Andrew Zonenberg of IOActive.com. According to Zonenberg there is a “critical” security vulnerability with the ‘Simply Safe’ System which makes it ‘Inherently Insecure’ and Prone … Continue reading

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New Rules for Police Dispatch in Toronto – January 2016

Effective January 1st, 2016 Toronto Police will require no longer be responding to Non-Verified alarm signals. The current alarm response drafted in 2012 reads “A verified call for service will be dispatched to the first available police field unit at … Continue reading

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Microsoft Launchs Home Automation System

Does the world really need another Home Automation System, Microsoft seems to think so. Starting June 1st, 2014 Microsoft has partnered with Insteon to incorporate the Insteon Hub and select peripheral devices into a Windows Phone App available on any … Continue reading

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West Edmonton • The Grange • Smart Home Installation

When Nick and Sheila Hiller moved into their new home the first thing they wanted to do was to get their flat screen TV installed and hooked up to keep their two little girls entertained while Nick and Sheila set … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Think It Would Happen To Me

Last night one of our clients experienced a break in. The location was a hair salon and the break in occurred just after midnight The burglars smashed the front window of the salon tripping the alarm and then proceeded directly … Continue reading

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Daytime Burglaries on the Rise

With all the mass shootings and crimes reported daily on televisions you would think the the crime rate in America is increasing but according to the 2011 edition of the FBI’s annual report “Crime in the United States” (released Oct … Continue reading

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Oliver Neighborhood Targeted by Burglars

As reported in today’s Edmonton Sun, Edmonton City Police (EPS) are warning residents in the Oliver neighborhood to keep a watchful eye out for suspicious persons and behaviors after a recent rash of break and enters. Five houses in the … Continue reading

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Home Security Cameras Help Stop Vandalism

Paul and Deanna Pappas were victims of vandalism three times over a period of seven months.  The vandals were thought to be kids in the neighborhood who were throwing rocks at the Pappas’ home and on two occasions broke the … Continue reading

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