April 11, 2018

Who Responds to a Hold-up Alarm?

A hold-up alarm can be triggered if someone is robbing or otherwise threatening your business. The hold-up alarm is silent, so robbers won’t know that you’ve pressed it. It can be triggered by a button under the counter, or in an even more subtle, hands-free fashion by a trigger on the floor or one that […]
April 9, 2018

Make Augmented Reality Events with Indoor Positioning Systems

Indoor positioning systems can be a great way of furthering your advertising and making it fun for customers. Consider one of the biggest augmented reality games on the planet: Pokemon Go. In cast you aren’t familiar with it, players use their phones to track down and capture fantasy creatures called Pokemon in real-life locations.   […]
April 6, 2018

The Future of Augmented Reality and Digital Signage

Many are waiting to see whether virtual reality takes off as a viable entertainment media. It’s done well so far, but it’s limited to what you can do in a safe, contained living room – otherwise people would be chasing virtual zombies into the streets. There is an effective technology that’s already changed reality and […]
April 4, 2018

Make Sure Security & Advertising Technology is Ready-to-Go

Any successful industry spawns a few copycat businesses that seek to make a buck on popular trends. Security and advertising technology are no different. There are some important things to keep in mind when you purchase digital signage technology, or security technology like access control or a CCTV system.   Day One Ready   Make […]
April 2, 2018

Have You Prepared Your Fire Sprinklers for Winter?

Fire sprinklers in Winter can’t be turned off. They can’t be winterized in the way you would prepare an outdoor watering system. This would mean that if a fire occurred in the Winter, you’d have no fire suppression system available. Fire sprinklers in Chicago need to be maintained – not winterized. It gets deeply cold […]
March 30, 2018

Does Digital Signage Have a Role in Education?

Digital signage in education isn’t talked about as often as it should be. Used as a tool under the direction of administration and faculty, digital signage can boost the learning of students, cut costs over time, improve the image of a school, and even make campus safety more efficient. How can it do this?   […]
March 28, 2018

Fixing a Smoke Alarm That Keeps Going Off

If your smoke alarm keeps giving you a false alarm, it can be due to a number of reasons. Most of these are easy to fix. Before anything else, realize that smoke alarms for business do not give you the same coverage and responsiveness that a fire alert system does. Smoke alarms are the bare […]
March 26, 2018

Photoelectric Detectors Help Your Store Awareness

Photoelectric detectors can form a simple basis for store awareness. These are the detectors that trigger a bell when you enter a store. Essentially, there’s a low power laser on one side and a photodetector on the other. When the beam is broken – such as by someone passing through it – a bell sounds. […]
March 23, 2018

Get Feedback on Your Digital Signage

When you put new advertising up on your digital signage in Chicago, ask people’s opinions. Your staff can give you a good ear, but sometimes it’s just safe to tell the boss that everything they’re doing is the right thing. Customers don’t feel that pressure, so it can be worth it to consult them. Ask […]