• NUVICO Cameras Secure Health Club

    The Zoom-Matic series brings refined technology and the somewhat unique programmable zoom to a fixed camera, along with easy, streamlined installation features.

    Article • November 1st, 2008

  • Earn Recurring Revenue with Alarm Lock iSEE Video

    Our locksmith industry has primarily focused on products which protect lives and property by physical prevention. Install a lock and thieves cannot enter. Another approach to security involves what happens after an incident. If you can’t stop...

    Article • October 1st, 2008

  • All Good Video Must Come To an End!

    I  just completed managing two video projects and I must say I learned a few things, and relearned several more lessons, along the way. . The most important lessons I learned were, that as a Project Manager, one must: Accept the mess...

    Article • October 1st, 2008

  • Helpful Tools for the Access Control Installer

    Invest in quality tools that can help you do the job in a professional manner. Good tools last a lifetime. Quality pays off in the long run.

    Article • October 1st, 2008

  • Increase your Access Control Systems’ ROI with Time & Attendance

    The CCTV Imports OA200-ID time attendance and access control unit can be used as a stand-alone unit or connected via Wiegand output to work with a standard access controller. The unit also has an integral biometric fingerprint scanner

    Article • September 1st, 2008

  • How to Win that CCTV Bid

    The amount of paperwork that is required in the bidding process may be enough to discourage some locksmiths from participating. It takes time for sure.

    Article • August 1st, 2008

  • Getting Into Video Surveillance: PICK THE RIGHT EQUIPMENT

    Many types of companies are entering the video surveillance installation business, but no one group enjoys a clear advantage, and you won’t know if you like it until you try.

    Article • August 1st, 2008

  • Airport Security Opportunities

    For every huge airport like O’Hare and LAX, there are hundreds of smaller airports that don’t have the flight activity or personnel budget to have a full-time locksmith on staff. This is where you come in.

    Article • July 1st, 2008

  • Business 101: Working With A Systems Integrator

    Things are changing in the world in which locksmiths work. In the past, a very good living could be had if you were competent installing deadbolts, rekeying locks and occasionally opening the car of customers who locked themselves out. If you...

    Article • June 1st, 2008

  • Should You Specialize?

    Whatever your niche, you need to be armed with specialized tools and equipment and, most importantly, specialized knowledge and training.

    Article • June 1st, 2008

  • How Your Showroom Can Boost Your Profits

    A clean showroom stocked with colorful, informative merchandise can add to your bottom line. All you have to do is keep the hooks filled with product.

    Article • December 1st, 2007

  • 30 Under 30: Justin Trueland

    When Locksmith Ledger developed the 30 under 30 campaign, my mind began scanning for younger locksmiths working in our industry. Most of the names and faces that came to mind were working for customers of my mine that had been around for a while. Justin...

    Article • October 1st, 2007

  • Standalone Card Reader Systems Bridge the Gap

    New access control solutions like the Dortronics EZ-Access Card Reader Entry System provide higher efficiency than basic locking systems, bridging the gap between the electro-mechanical locks and the Fort Knox-caliber systems

    Article • October 1st, 2007

  • One-Stop Shopping: SPECO DVR-TN SERIES

    The DVR-4TN Triplex Digital Video Recorder provides the functionality of a DVR as well as a mutiplexor and a video server in a single appliance. It is supplied with SpecoRemote remote viewing and configuration software.

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • Capturing Better Video: Strategic Camera Placement Paired with a Standalone DVR

    Want to learn more about CCTV? Forward-thinking locksmiths who have their eyes on this growing segment of the industry may benefit from some CCTV training courses. We have compiled a partial list of courses available from CCTV manufacturers and...

    Article • September 1st, 2007