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Why Security Professionals Oppose Classroom Door Barricades

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Classroom safety has become a lightning rod topic over the past several years. A graphic put together by Everytown Research Group maps out the 215 school shootings that have occurred across the country since just 2013. This alarming figure has greatly concerned parents, school workers, and safety workers, and when they search for answers they often find conflicting theories on […]

How the 2G Sunset Will Affect Your Alarm System

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What is the 2G Sunset? 2G refers to the 2nd generation of cellular communication networks that have been in use since 1991.  Since then, most cell phone networks have been upgraded to the much more powerful 3G and 4G technologies (4G is also referred to as LTE or VoLTE by some providers).  Recently, AT&T and […]

Cameras: Choosing IP vs Analog

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So you’ve decided you want to buy a camera system for your home or business. Perhaps you need the cameras because you had a burglary you’re responding to or maybe you just want to deter an incident from ever happening. Either way, you’ll want to make sure you’re an educated consumer before making a purchase. […]

VoIP is a Poor Choice for Alarm Systems

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Over the past decade and a half or so, major communications companies such as Comcast, Time Warner, and Charter have begun pushing internet-based phone service as part of their communications and cable options. This phone service is often part of a “bundle” that allows you to pay one rate for phone, internet, and cable access. […]

Donation to the Zoo in Forest Park of a Temperature Monitoring System Coming from Northeast Security Solutions

Donation to the Zoo in Forest Park from Northeast Security Solutions

A local zoo in Springfield is getting a new tool to increase animal safety thanks to a gift from Northeast Security Solutions. This donation to The Zoo in Forest Park is a temperature detection system that will be installed this Friday, February 13th, 2015. The parts and the labor are being donated in the wake of a recent WGGB news story reporting that “two monkeys […]