August 25, 2017

4 Benefits of Cardless Access Control

4 Benefits of Cardless Access Control There are many types of access control that businesses can use. From straightforward approaches like keycards to incredibly stringent access control systems like fingerprint scanners, they run the gamut when it comes to confirming identity. There are certain advantages to a cardless access control system: Many Types For many, […]
August 24, 2017

What is a Wireless Mesh Network?

What is a Wireless Mesh Network? A wireless mesh network is a type of network for communication. It’s set up in what’s called a “mesh topology.” This means that each node relays data for the whole network. The nodes work together to distribute data. This means that it’s self-forming and self-healing. How can a network […]
August 24, 2017

3 Questions to Ask Your Security Company

3 Questions to Ask Your Security Company An intrusion detection system can help you rest assured that your business is protected even when you and your employees are home at night. There are a few questions to ask when getting one. These can help you to ensure you have the best set-up for your business. […]
August 24, 2017

Needs of a Modern Fire Alert System

Needs of a Modern Fire Alert System Most facility managers and executives haven’t given much thought to their fire alarm system. They make the mistake of thinking that one fire alarm system is the same as any other. There are basic needs that must be fulfilled, and yet many facility managers overlook or do not […]
August 24, 2017

Mass Notification System: Guiding Your Business Through Disaster

Mass Notification System: Guiding Your Business Through Disaster Many organizations have done a good job of establishing plans for disaster response and disaster recovery. Businesses that have put thought into it even have multiple plans depending on expected emergency types – fire, natural disaster, shooter, server loss, data breach, ransomware. For the most prepared of […]
August 24, 2017

Nurse Call Systems and HCAHPS Scores

Nurse Call Systems and HCAHPS Scores There are a number of ways to help improve your hospital’s HCAHPS scores. These begin and end with service to a patient – have you helped that patient address their concerns and made them feel comfortable and cared for while at your hospital? Do patients feel more knowledgeable? Hospitals […]
August 14, 2017

Making Sense of Panic Alarms: 2 State, Duress Codes, & Wireless

Making Sense of Panic Alarms: 2 State, Duress Codes, & Wireless You may think a panic alarm is as simple as something as a holdup alarm. You press it, law enforcement comes. It can be if this is what you need, but there are other types of alarms and variations on this that give you […]
August 14, 2017

Fire Safety at Bolingbrook’s Promenade

Fire Safety at Bolingbrook’s Promenade The Promenade is an incredible mall located in Bolingbrook. We were entrusted with designing and implementing the entire fire alarm system here. Fire safety may seem pretty straightforward, but the Promenade demands extra considerations. These are 10 buildings making up the grounds. Eight of these contain multiple retail tenants – […]
August 14, 2017

You Need Holdup Alarms in Your Business

You Need Holdup Alarms in Your Business Many businesses overlook the need for holdup or panic alarms. These types of emergency buttons can mean the difference between life and death. Holdup alarms are features of a burglar alarm system. If you or an employee hits the alarm, it notifies a monitoring center that you require […]