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6 Neighborhood Security Tips for California HOAs

No matter how much care you put into your California HOA community, every neighborhood is vulnerable to crime — especially if it lacks a high-quality neighborhood security system. HOA security should be strong enough to let residents feel safe and secure in their homes at all times. Not only does

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Why You Need a Cannabis Security Plan

Theft tops the list of security concerns for legal cannabis businesses across the U.S. The high-value crops and products, and cannabis’ popularity on the black market, make these businesses a prime target for organized crime. In this climate, a cannabis security template that evolves as the business evolves is not

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video intercom system

The Best Video Intercoms of 2020

Video intercoms are a great way to control door entry, boost safety, and add convenient communication to your building. But since today’s video intercom systems come in such a wide variety, choosing the right one can be tricky. Options range from simple telephone entry devices to cutting-edge cloud-based systems that

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Exacqvision installation

Security Camera Laws in California: Frequently Asked Questions

Renting property comes with big risks—property owners never know when a tenant or a visitor may destroy something. Even when property owners vet tenants before entering a lease agreement, they cannot predict how tenants will treat the property once they move in.  Most landlords see apartment security cameras as a

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Parking lot security camera installation

Parking Lot Cameras: The Ultimate Guide

You’ve got a commercial parking lot, so now you need to secure it against criminal activity. People question whether outfitting a parking lot with quality security is necessary, and the answer is a definite yes. Parking lots are vulnerable areas for loitering and crimes that include theft, vandalism, carjackings, and

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Cannabis security systems

Cannabis Real-Time Video Monitoring

A month ago, if someone asked how COVID-19 might affect the cannabis industry, the answer would differ greatly from today. Today, shelter-in-place orders have closed businesses deemed non-essential, and in some areas, that includes cannabis operations. San Francisco, for example, closed dispensaries initially. In Massachusetts, Gov. Charlie Baker shuttered recreational

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Companies Install Thermal Imaging Security Cameras to Detect Fevers

As concerns about the coronavirus ramped up, Wynn Resorts added thermal imaging cameras to detect guests’ body temperatures at entrances to the Las Vegas casino. The announcement that Wynn Resorts would temporarily close amid Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns overshadowed this technology installation. But the Wynn’s new technology aligns with similar installations

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Milestone vs genetec

Milestone vs Genetec: Which is Better?

A recent Verified Market research report projects the Video Management Software (VMS) market will reach $26.24 billion by 2025, growing nearly 24% a year from 2017 to 2025. The report also lists Milestone Systems and Genetec among the top players in VMS. One cannot go wrong when selecting a VMS

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