Entries by Stuart Forchheimer

Ionization vs. Photoelectric Smoke Detectors

Smoke detectors are essential devices for ensuring the safety of your home and loved ones. They provide early warning in the event of a fire, allowing occupants to evacuate quickly and potentially save lives. However, with different types of smoke detectors available on the market, it’s important to understand the distinctions between them to make […]

Understanding the Four Levels of Safe Haven Safety Glass for Homes and Businesses

In the realm of home and business safety, the importance of reliable glass solutions cannot be overstated. From protecting against break-ins to mitigating damage from natural disasters, investing in high-quality safety glass is a proactive step towards safeguarding your property and its occupants. Safe Haven Safety Glass offers four distinct levels of protection, each serving […]

Lone Worker Safety Device

 Lone workers are individuals who perform their job duties in isolation, in remote areas without direct supervision or immediate assistance from colleagues. They face various challenges, such as limited support, increased risk of accidents, communication difficulties, lack of direct supervision, potential vulnerability to personal threats, restricted breaks, mental health strain, inadequate training, and reliance on […]

The importance of Fleet Vehicle Tracking

Harnesses the power of GPS, vehicle diagnostics, and driver rewards to create a fleet tracking system that not only does the job, but makes everybody’s job easier to do. Safety, accountability, and efficiency are gained at every turn. From the moment the first driver turns on the ignition until the last driver signs out, HS […]

Unveiling Motorola’s Avigilon and its AI-Powered Video Surveillance

In an era where security threats are increasingly sophisticated, leveraging advanced technologies has become imperative to safeguard people, assets, and properties. Motorola’s Avigilon product stands out as a leading solution, harnessing the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to redefine video surveillance. In this blog, we will delve into how Avigilon utilizes self-learning, appearance search, people […]

Portable Self-Contained Video Surveillance Mobile Trailers

In an age where security stands as a top priority, businesses and organizations are in constant pursuit of cutting-edge, cost-effective solutions to protect their assets and ensure the safety of their personnel. Among the most revolutionary advancements is the emergence of portable self-contained video surveillance mobile trailers. Particularly designed for sites without a power source […]

Upgrading From Analog to IP Video Surveillance

In an ever-evolving technological landscape, security remains a paramount concern for businesses of all sizes. Video surveillance systems play a pivotal role in safeguarding both employees and customers, providing a layer of protection against potential threats. However, many establishments still rely on outdated analog surveillance systems, unaware of the substantial benefits an upgrade to IP […]

Install a vari-focal camera vs. a fixed lens camera for precision

In the world of surveillance, capturing the perfect view can be the difference between having crystal-clear footage or a blurred guessing game. Enter the enigmatic “F-value” in IP cameras—a critical factor that delineates the capabilities of vari-focal and fixed lens cameras. Let’s unravel the mystery and understand why opting for a vari-focal camera over a […]


Securing your home doesn’t always entail complex, high-tech solutions or breaking the bank. With a dash of creativity and a pinch of resourcefulness, you can fortify your home inexpensively. Here are 20 easy, cost-effective measures that will significantly enhance your home’s security without relying on electronic devices:   Upgrade Locks and Reinforcements: Start by reinforcing […]

Exploring Analytic Capabilities of Avigilon and AVA Cameras: Advantages for End Users

Avigilon and AVA cameras have introduced a range of innovative analytic capabilities that offer distinct advantages for end users, enhancing the overall performance and efficiency of surveillance systems. Here are ten new analytic capabilities and their respective benefits:   Facial Recognition: Facial recognition technology allows cameras to identify and match faces against databases, making it […]