• ISC East & ASIS 2007 New Product Showcase

    CCTV Imports ISC East Booth 1836 / ASIS Booth 1169 CCTV Imports introduces the 2001CIH infrared weatherproof color bullet camera. It is built with a 1/4” Sony Super HAD CCD, has a high resolution of 480 TV Lines, and can see up to 35 feet in...

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • Video Trends for Locksmiths

    Shipped in a single box with the camera and lens already mounted in the enclosure, “plug-and-play” packages from a single manufacturer simplify installation as well as the ordering process.   Although once expensive and considered only for...

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • Editor's Picks From The Security Industry Association New Product Showcase

    The Security Industry Association's New Product Showcase is a highlight of the annual ISC WEST security industry trade show which brings manufacturers, installers and trade associations together in Las Vegas. The NPS gives leading security manufacturers...

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • Q&A: Karl Kretsch, University of Scranton

    As access control supervisor/locksmith for the University of Scranton in Scranton , Penn. , Karl Kretsch is responsible for making sure the right university employees have the right access to nearly 7,000 doors in 70 buildings. Scranton is a...

    Article • August 1st, 2007

  • Choosing The Right Video Equipment for the Job

    There's always something new to discover at the security trade shows. A colleague of mine recently attended ISC West, and I asked him if he saw anything new while he was there. Obviously the answer was yes, but he was exasperated by the large amount of...

    Article • July 1st, 2007

  • Q&A: Locksmith Chuck Dixon

    One reason that I conduct interviews with industry professionals in this column is to hopefully inspire readers to change something about the way they conduct their business, with the result being more profit and a business that runs more...

    Article • May 1st, 2007

  • Hospital Security –This time you get to play “Doctor”

    Approach any hospital security project with the understanding that you will be a participant in saving lives.

    Article • May 1st, 2007

  • Specifying Power Supplies for Security Applications

    Power supplies often perform switching functions, monitor and report their own status, and automatically compensate for changing site conditions such as brown outs, power interruptions, power surges and temporary increases in the system load.

    Article • April 1st, 2007

  • System Planning: Power Requirements

    When you’re doing the groundwork for your access control project, a good place to begin is determining the line voltage requirements.

    Article • January 1st, 2007

  • Changing Your Ways

    Some jobs must be approached with a total system solution.

    Article • December 1st, 2006

  • Securing a Preschool Facility

    Keypad Locks, CCTV, panic hardware and an alarm system were among the recommendations to protect parents, students and staff.

    Article • December 1st, 2006

  • Come Join the Circus: A Day In the Life of a Casino Locksmith

    A typical workday in the life of Dan Howard, locksmith for Circus Circus Casino & Hotel in Reno, NV.

    Article • October 1st, 2006

  • What's New: Electronics

    Products from Altronix, Alarm Lock, Locknetics and Isonas catch the eye of Locksmith Ledger editors.

    Article • September 1st, 2006

  • Looking Beyond the Vertical Market: Discovering Opportunities to Expand Your Business

    Looking for new jobs, new customers and new challenges?

    Article • August 1st, 2006

  • ALOA New Product Spotlight

    A roundup of many of the products that will be on display July 13-15 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

    Article • July 1st, 2006