July 24th, 2014
CCTV Installation and Wiring Options
Today there are a lot of options when it comes to choosing a quality CCTV security system. You may decide to go with a traditional analog system, HD-SDI, HD-CVI or even an IP network based security products.
One thing all of these options have in common is you will probably have to run some sort wire to the cameras. Yes, there are some “Wireless Security Camera” solutions available on the market today, but if you do some research you will find that there are a lot of limitations to wireless security cameras. Most CCTV professionals [...] Continue Reading…
July 23rd, 2014
In 2012 the people of Washington State voted for the legalization of marijuana. After almost two years of waiting the Washington State liquor control board (WSLCB) has announced the names of twenty-five licensed retail shops that are expected to open the second week of July across the state. The initiative 502 (I-502) authorized the issuing of 334 retail licenses in the state initially but the actual number is much lower because the applicants had difficulties passing the state inspections. The licensed growers have been having similar issues to a lesser extent.
This is an indication of how tightly this state’s [...] Continue Reading…
July 22nd, 2014
When it comes to home security there are many options out there. When I was looking for a DVR I wanted a full featured DVR in a small package. I came across the Techpro Ultimate MiniSeries DVR, this little unit is full featured and is great for automation as well. It offers D1 realtime resolution on all channels, Dual Core processors, dual hard drive bays, alarm inputs and outputs, audio inputs, capable of two way audio, can handle up to four monitors, has a three year warranty, lifetime technical support, and free remote viewing apps for iPhone, Android, iPad, [...] Continue Reading…
July 21st, 2014
Ever since the citizens of the great state of Washington passed Initiative 502, there has been a constantly evolving code WA 314-55. This code has all of the restrictions, safeguards, and regulations of the new first of its kind law to allow for the growing, processing, and selling of both recreational and medicinal marijuana. Now I have been watching this law evolve from it’s initial form back towards the end of 2013. This is the time when a very nice gentleman had given me a call and would discreetly talk with me about his needs for his “new business [...] Continue Reading…
July 18th, 2014
Determining the necessary equipment for building access can be confusing and one must decide if Access Control is the correct way to go. I will point out what benefits an access control system will give you.
Access Control will simplify the way you gain entry or access your Building.
No more handing out keys that later Employees or contractors might lose.
Credentials can be given that are either permanent or temporary. Any guests, contractors or Employees can utilize these.
Typically if a key is stolen or lost there comes the daunting task of re-keying the whole facility to conserve security. The cost for [...] Continue Reading…