Calling all Security Integrators

Calling all Security Integrators | #TpromoCom #security #professional #forum | Do you install and program your electronic security systems to operate in conjunction with access control, fire alarms, video surveillance, heating and cooling, and other subsystems in the same structure? Do you sometimes wish there was a place to go where you could share your thoughts, discuss complicated issues pertaining to the integration of these systems with other technicians? Well, there is such a place. It’s on Facebook and it’s called “Security Integrators.”

Security Integrators is a close group, which means you have to request membership. Enrollment takes only a few minutes and consists of several key questions that will identify you as a qualified security integrator. To enroll, go to: http://bit.ly/2tW6bco.

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Here’s how hackers are targeting Cisco Network Switches in Russia and Iran

Here’s how hackers are targeting Cisco Network Switches in Russia and Iran | #TpromoCom #Hacker #Hackers #Russia #Iran |  hacking-cisco-smart-install Since last week, a new hacking group, calling itself ‘JHT,’ hijacked a significant number of Cisco devices belonging to organizations in Russia and Iran, and left a message that reads—”Do not mess with our elections” with an American flag (in ASCII art). To read the remainder of this news story, click here.

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Studio Technologies Introduces Model 391 Dante Alerting Unit at NAB 2018

Studio Technologies Introduces Model 391 Dante Alerting Unit at NAB 2018 | #TpromoCom #Intercom #Communications #Security | Studio Technologies, manufacturer of high-quality audio, video, and fiber-optic solutions, will introduce a unique new product to strengthen its intercom offerings at NAB 2018 (Booth C7550). The new Model 391 Dante Alerting Unit offers both visual and audible indications that operator attention is being requested. The unit can be used in conjunction with Dante Audio over Ethernet-based intercom beltpacks and user stations that support call light functionality. Housed in a compact enclosure, the tabletop, Power over Ethernet (PoE) unit offers extensive configuration choices to optimize alerting performance. The unit is ideal for a wide range of theater, corporate, industrial, and broadcast applications where party-line and 4-wire intercom is utilized.

“The Model 391 builds on the basic capabilities found in the standard party-line intercom ‘beacon’ or ‘strobe’ devices and adds a broad range of new and enhanced features,” says Gordon Kapes, President of Studio Technologies. “Not all production personnel and technicians are able to stay ‘on headset’ and may need to be alerted when their presence on an intercom channel is needed. The Model 391 can give them a range of visual and audio prompts, allowing them to respond quickly to an intercom call request.”

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Altronix and ZKTeco USA Announce New Power, Biometrics and RFID Access Control Integration Solution

Altronix and ZKTeco USA Announce New Power, Biometrics and RFID Access Control Integration Solution | #TpromoCom #AccessControl #Biometric #Power | Altronix and ZKTeco USA have recently teamed up to deliver a new access control and power integration solution that simplifies board layout and wire management, greatly reducing installation and labor costs. Designed and manufactured to seamlessly integrate with ZKAccess C3 and inBio access control panelsTrove2Z2 provides the versatility and flexibility to easily configure and install access systems.

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Trove™ Access and Power Integration Solution Increases Installation Efficiencies

Brooklyn, NY (March 21, 2018) – Altronix and ZKTeco USA have recently teamed up to deliver a new access control and power integration solution that simplifies board layout and wire management, greatly reducing installation and labor costs. Designed and manufactured to seamlessly integrate with ZKAccess C3 and inBio access control panelsTrove2Z2 provides the versatility and flexibility to easily configure and install access systems.

“Our collaboration with ZKTeco USA provides system designers and installers with a highly efficient access control integration solution that makes installations faster, easier and ultimately more profitable,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation.

Trove2Z2 is scalable to accommodate up to 32 doors. The removable backplane allows you to assemble and test your system prior to installation, saving time onsite, and reducing overall costs.

As noted by Larry Reed, CEO of ZKTeco USA, “Our ongoing goal at ZKTeco is providing customers with innovative yet simple ways to help further reduce the total cost of ownership when installing access control systems. Prior to Trove2Z2, manually running individual wire for large multi-door projects could be a challenge. However, thanks to this integration, our customers can now consolidate all their wiring which results in dramatic reductions in both installation time and materials. We greatly value our strategic partnership with Altronix and thank them for helping our customers.”

The Trove2Z2 Access Control and Power Integration Solution includes an enclosure, backplane, tamper switch, mounting hardware, and cam lock, along with ample room to accommodate back-up batteries.

Altronix offers a free Trove™ System Design Tool to further simplify the selection of both Altronix and ZKTeco USA products available at https://www.altronix.com/system_design_tools/trove

For more information on Altronix’s extensive line of products, please visitwww.altronix.com.

For more information on ZKTeco USA’s access control solutions, please visit
www.zktecousa.com.

About Altronix
Altronix Corporation is the leading designer and manufacturer of quality low voltage electronics for the video surveillance, security, fire, access control and automation markets. The company continues to enhance its series of products that deliver “More than just power” including LINQ™ Network Communication Technology, Trove™ Access and Power Integration, Pace™ UTP/Ethernet Long Range Ethernet Adapters, eBridge™ Ethernet over Coax Adapters, eFlow™ Power Supply/Chargers, NetWay™ PoE Solutions, NetWay Spectrum Fiber Solutions, HubWay™ UTP Video Solutions, VertiLine™ Rack Mount Power Solutions, ReServ™ UPS Series for video surveillance, WayPoint™ Outdoor Power Supplies, and StrikeIt™ Panic Device Power and Control. Altronix’s U.S. corporate headquarters located in Brooklyn, NY with the latest manufacturing technologies for the highest levels of quality and performance. Altronix is an ISO 9001 registered firm. Altronix products are manufactured in the U.S.A. and carry a lifetime warranty. Visit Altronix at www.altronix.com.

About ZKTeco USA
ZKTeco USA is a leading provider of Biometric and RFID physical security solutions. Product offerings include Biometric and RFID access control panels & slave readers (fingerprint & RFID), standalone readers (RFID, fingerprint, face, finger-vein, and palm-vein), Elevator/floor access control panels, License Plate Recognition (LPR) Gate Controllers and Long Range UHF Readers, Turnstiles, Walkthrough Metal Detectors and wireless battery-operated biometric Smart Door Locks. Its solutions are multi-lingual and localized in over 18 different languages. ZKTeco USA designs specialized products for specific markets and provides local support to all its customers. Its U.S. facility includes a large experience center and warehouse in Fairfield, NJ. ZKTeco is a subsidiary of ZKTeco, a leading global developer of security and time management solutions. ZKTeco USA is synonymous with technical innovation, quality, speed-to-market and reliability. For more information, please visit http://www.zktecousa.com/.

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Jason Calacanis says ADT the Loser With Ring – Amazon Deal

Jason Calacanis says ADT the Loser With Ring – Amazon Deal | #TpromoCom #Amazon #Riing #ADT | Amazon announced Tuesday it was buying the smart doorbell maker. The deal is worth a reported $1 billion and could help the company jump an important hurdle in its Amazon Key delivery business.

“Jason Calacanis claims that the Amazon Ring deal is a knee buster for ADT from a financial standpoint and he cites the ‘thousands of dollars’ and ‘$100 a month’ fees charged by ADT as why people ‘hate that company.’ The truth of the matter is, ADT installs residential systems for next to nothing and they subsidize it with a monthly that might be a bit higher than traditional alarm companies, but certainly is not $100 a month out of the gate,” says Al Colombo, a 30-plus trade publication journalist. “You be the judge in this story and I’m opening up the comment section on this news item for you to voice your opinions, or send an email to allan@tpromo.com.”

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Wanted: Security Pros Looking to Sell Spare Security Equipment

Wanted: Security Pros Looking to Sell Spare Security Equipment | #TpromoCom #CCTV #business #Facebook | You’re invited to join the CCTV Security Technician Buy and Sell (Professionals Only) Forum where you can buy someone else’s spare equipment, sell your own stuff, or trade your goods for someone else’s. http://bit.ly/2AkwgWt

“The mission of the CCTV Security Technician Buy and Sell (Professionals Only) Forum–a closed group on Facebook–is to provide the appropriate setting where professionals can buy, sell, and trade equipment and services related to CCTV (security only please),” says Al Colombo, long-time technical writer and administrator #1 on the forum.

“Our main focus is CCTV and video surveillance equipment including network related items, such as routers, managed and unmanaged switches, NVR’s, DVR’s etc.,” says Sean Sokoly, administrator #2 on the forum.

When you join the buy/sell/trade forum, you are automatically entered in the CCTV Security Technician Forum, the main group on  Facebook. This is a group place to share information, ask questions, and help others with problems that you may have already experienced.

To join the CCTV Security Technician Buy and Sell Forum, go to: http://bit.ly/2AkwgWt, to join the CCTV Security Technician Forum, go to: http://on.fb.me/21RBOyM, or contact Al Colombo at GKOGroups@Tpromo.Com.

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Calling all Security Integrators

Calling all Security Integrators | #TpromoCom #security #professional #forum | Do you install and program your electronic security systems to operate in conjunction with other systems in a structure? Do you sometimes wish there was a place to go where you could share your thoughts, discuss complicated issues pertaining to the integration of these systems with other technicians? Well, there is such a place on Facebook and it’s called “Security Integrators.” To request membership, go to: http://bit.ly/2tW6bco

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Register of certified fire and security installers launched to combat rogue trader problem

Register of certified fire and security installers launched to combat rogue trader problem | #TpromoCom #installation #registration #certification |

The ‘CTSP’ Register, which has been endorsed by the BSIA, SSAIB, SIRA and Tavcom Training, will only include individuals who have demonstrated that they have at least a year’s experience and are suitably qualified in the disciplines they claim to provide services in.

Tavcom, the security systems training specialist, believes the initiative will help customers find reputable, suitably qualified operators and undermine unscrupulous traders.

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