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.

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

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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Only 10% of users use their personal assistant device or app to control smart home devices

Only 10% of users use their personal assistant device or app to control smart home devices | #TpromoCom #smarthome #mobile #report | International research firm Parks Associates today announced new IoT research examining the market for smart home devices and services, including the current challenges and strategies to expand consumer adoption and purchase intentions. The consumer research and industry reports include analysis of smart home consumer segments and forecasts for smart home controllers, standalone security gateway solutions, Wi-Fi adoption on major consumer electronic devices, and revenues generated from these devices and services.
“The groundwork for the consumer IoT – networked products that are connected to the Internet and have an accompanying virtual object in the cloud – is in place,” said Brad Russell, Research Analyst, Parks Associates. “Ubiquitous high-speed connectivity, mass smartphone ownership, and cloud services have enabled incredible innovation in consumer products and services and disrupted traditional marketplaces. Companies now need to identify and deploy the best strategies and innovations to engage consumers in the IoT.” http://ow.ly/GMzk30dpjce

Parks Associates: Only 10% of users use their personal assistant device or app to control smart home devices

CONNECTIONS™ Europe: IoT and the Connected Consumer to feature keynotes from Deutsche Telekom and Centrica

CONNECTIONS™ Europe: IoT and the Connected Consumer | #TpromoCom #Parks #Connections #Event | to feature keynotes from Deutsche Telekom and Centrica.  Parks Associates estimates approximately 7 million European households will have professionally monitored security by 2021  READ ON: Click Here

July 4, 2017

Parks Associates estimates approximately 7 million European households will have professionally monitored security by 2021

International IoT research firm Parks Associates announced today Deutsche Telekom AG and Centrica will be the keynote speakers at the 12th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe: IoT and the Connected Consumer, 1-2 November 2017 at the Amsterdam Marriott Hotel. The event, with early sponsorship support from Homematic IP, Qorvo, Amazon, Ayla Networks, mnubo, ROC-Connect, ULE Alliance, and Z-Wave, addresses deployment and consumer engagement strategies to secure recurring revenue with smart home and IoT solutions.

The research firm’s NUMBERS™ service forecasts that more than 4.3 million households in Western Europe and nearly 2.8 million in Eastern/Central Europe will have professionally monitored security by 2021. That same year, Western Europe will have more than 30 million unit sales of smart TVs.

CONNECTIONS™ Europe focuses on disruptions from innovative technologies and new business models and their impact on the converging smart home ecosystems. Keynote presenters include:

Sudeep Maitra, Global VP, Strategy and Development, Centrica

Matthias Mieves, Head, New Business, Sales & Marketing Connected Home, Deutsche Telekom AG

“The smart home concept is expanding across Europe as consumers explore innovative use cases with connected devices and services,” said Elizabeth Parks, SVP, Parks Associates. “At CONNECTIONS™ Europe, we will discuss positive trials and successful use cases in the smart home, plus strategies to tie together a variety of connected solutions to create a personalized user experience, which will lead positive revenue growth for companies in the IoT.”

Parks Associates is accepting speaker submissions; conference topics include:

Data Analytics: Unlocking Value in the Smart Home

Privacy and Security: Challenges and Opportunities

Voice: The Leading Smart Home Interface

Smart Home & Interoperability: Simplifying a Complex Environment

Supporting End-to-End Consumer Experiences

New Smart Home Business Models: Transition to the API Economy

Channel and Ecosystem Strategies: What’s Driving Smart Home Adoption

Platforms: Unlocking Value for the Smart Home

Energy Management & IoT: Engaging Consumers

Insurance and IoT: Strategies for Incoming Market Players

Smart Home and Connected Health: Personalization through IoT Innovation

Residential Safety and Security: Fulfilling Unmet Needs

Converging Ecosystems: Connected Car, Entertainment, Smart Home

Conference supporters include Antenna, B2 Group, BayPay Forum, Bedrock Learning, Best Web Design Agencies, Bestseos.com, Bluetooth SIG, BoogarLists, CABA, CIOReview, CoPE, Conference Guru, Cord Cutters News, Council, CrowdReviews.com, Digital Entertainment Group, Digital Trends, Entertainment Merchants Association, FierceCable, FierceOnlineVideo, FierceTelecom, FierceWireless, FierceWireless Tech, Finpro, GeoMarketing, HomeGrid Forum, Hometoys, Innovation & Tech Today, Intergetic Forum, IoT Consortium, IoT Weekly News, ISE Magazine, KNXtoday, LonMark International, MoCA, oneM2M, Open Connectivity Foundation, Payments & Cards Network, PharmaVoice, Smart Grid Spain, TelcoProfessionals, Telecompaper, Topseos.com, TWICE, Visibility Magazine, and Wi-Fi Alliance.

For more information on CONNECTIONS™ Europe, visit http://www.connectionseurope.com or contact sales@parksassociates.com, 972-490-1113. To schedule a meeting with an analyst or to request specific research data, contact Elizabeth Parks at eparks@parksassociates.com, 972-996-0202.


Produced by Parks Associates, the 12th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe is a two-day executive conference focused on the impact of IoT on the consumer. The event explores innovative business strategies, new crossover industry partnerships, and advancements in IoT (Internet of Things) solutions that are creating more consumer engagement and business opportunities for smart home, cloud services, and connected entertainment solutions. Parks Associates industry analysts moderate all sessions, with discussion, insights, and networking with leading executives representing all IoT ecosystems.

CONNECTIONS™ Europe will take place 1-2 November 2017 in Amsterdam at the Amsterdam Marriott Hotel. http://www.connectionseurope.com

Who Is In The Facility?



Security is an important part of business in high-rise office buildings, manufacturing facilities, campus settings, and facilities of all sizes. | #TpromoCom #accesscontrol #visitor #Colombo | This includes the development of an intelligent security network that provides for secure, automatic access security policies; and seeks to provide actionable data related to the comings and goings of regular employees; outside, on-site consultants; as well as short-stay visitors.

“Corporate security has become a high-profile issue since the events of September 11, 2001 exposed America’s vulnerability to terrorist attack,” says Thomas E. Cavanagh, author of Corporate Security Measures and Practices, An Overview of Security Management Since 9/11.

In this article we’ll talk about the need and function of access control and visitor management systems. We will look at how these systems are sometimes connected internally by a single software solution as well as other integration methods.

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Support Strategies for an IoT World

Thursday, June 8, 2017 | 11 AM PT / 1 PM CT / 2 PM ET

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This webcast shares support strategies to leverage consumer data and analytics to create optimal and personalized user experiences (UX).

The IoT creates innumerable business benefits, including long-term efficiencies in operations, customer support, product development, and marketing, but the consumer experience is key to driving adoption and evolution of IoT. To realize the innumerable benefits associated with the IoT, companies must provide high-level experiences that respond to user expectations and demands.

These expectations, and the ability to control what consumers see and what they don’t, place additional demands on support resources. The addition of smart features and connectivity to traditional products creates new service layers to traditional product centric businesses.

Providing IoT services extends the manufacturer’s relationship with the customer and, by extension, the level of support the brand needs to provide….

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PROS Honored with Society for Technical Communication Intercom Award

PROS (NYSE: PRO), a cloud software company powering the shift to modern commerce, today announced it has been honored by the Society for Technical Communication (STC) as the recipient of the IntercomAward for Outstanding Magazine Article. PROS received the award during the STC Honors Reception at its annual Technical Communication Summit, the premier conference for technical communication education and networking, at the Gaylord National Resort in Washington, D.C.

he STC selected the winning PROS article, “Measuring Content Like a Marketer: Getting Started with Web Analytics,” for clearly and enthusiastically explaining how to collect quantitative and qualitative data about web-based help and support content, how to use it to strengthen future content and how to persuade stakeholders of the value of technical communication. The article, focu…..

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