Entries by Stuart Forchheimer

Video Analytics – Receive Alerts on What Matters Most to YOU!

Video Analytics: Residential and Business Solutions made simple! Do you want to know when important events happen, while ignoring routine movement around your house or business?  Then video analytics is for you!  Video analytics is a highly intelligent security feature that has the capability of distinguishing between people, vehicles and animals, as well as determine […]

Safety on College Campuses

Whether you are a first time or seasoned parent sending your child off to college in the near future, There are surely things you are nervous about.  Among the many important things to discuss with your  child staying safe while away from home should top the list. 1 in every 22 college students will experience […]

Teen Drivers – Are they being Distracted?

The end of summer and Back to school comes with increased congestion and changes in driving patterns on the road, especially in school zones and neighborhoods.    It is never more important for drivers to slow down and pay attention than when kids are present, especially before and after school.  You can make sure you do […]

Rideshare Safety – What you need to know before you go.

Ride Share Apps. – How to stay safe: In 2018, 95 million people used the Uber app on a monthly basis, with 2/3rds of the users being between the ages of 16-34.  The ease of use of ride sharing apps continues to drive the market.  Ride Share companies provide safe, reliable and efficient transportation for […]

Walking To School Safety Tips

There are a multitude of benefits to having your children walk to school.  Among them are: building healthy habits, improved air quality, building a sense of community, decrease in expenses and walking to school has even been associated with improved academic performance, concentration and socialization.  It is our responsibility as parents to teach our children […]

Simplisafe or Maybe Simply Not so Safe?

  Consumer Alert Thinking about getting Simplisafe- Author recommends not displaying the Simplisafe yard sign By now I am sure you have heard of Simplisafe, but if you haven’t, let me give you a little background.  Simplisafe was founded in 2006 and specializes in DIY wireless security systems that are shipped directly to the consumer […]

School Bus Safety – What you need to know

There are more than 25 million children transported by bus to and from school and school related activities every year.  According to the National Highway Traffic safety administration “ … your child is much safer taking a bus to school than traveling by car….. the greatest risk to your child is not riding a bus, […]

2019 Spring iPad Winner

Christian Roop Recent Winner of the latest iPad Giveaway HS Tech Group would like to congratulate the Roop family of Hanover, Pennsylvania.  HST Customers since 2008, the Roop’s are the recent winners of our Spring iPad Giveaway Contest.  When Christian Roop stopped in to pick up his prize, he mentioned, “this is actually my first […]

Fall/Winter 2017 iPad Winner

HS Tech Group has another very happy family to add to our growing list of contest winners. Keith Choi of Baltimore County was the recipient of our 2017-Fall/Winter iPad giveaway contest! HST began securing the Choi’s when they first moved into their new home. That was back in 2008, and we hope we have the […]

Alexa, Play me a Pretty Melody

In the coming months, you will hear more and more about in-ceilings brackets and wall mounts for the Amazon Dot, Google Home or the forthcoming Apple HomePod. Imagine being able to tell your device to play you part of your playlist through your home speaker system. Then, imagine being able to walk room to room, […]