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  • Challenges In Selling Video Surveillance

    Video surveillance has evolved into an essential technology for electronic security. Cameras are useful in all aspects of security, life safety and access control. Cameras installed on-site perform two vital functions: deterring would-be miscreants and...

    Article • February 2nd, 2012

  • Transitioning To Electronics: Getting Started In CCTV

    “Access control is a lot more involved because you’re dealing with hardware considerations, codes, cable going back, the controller, creating different sites, etc. CCTV is much simpler.”

    Article • June 7th, 2011

  • Granite School District Security System Grows with Needs

    Through a series of improvements to its access control system, the Granite School District continues to expand its ability to provide greater security for its students, teachers and staff. Building on basic door hardware such as exit devices, the District...

    Article • May 4th, 2011

  • Benefits Of Electromechanical Locks For Controlling Access

    Controlling access is part of everyday life. People cannot go everywhere and do everything. As a society, we control access in many different ways - physically, mechanically and electromechanically. Physical access control has been used for many...

    Article • April 7th, 2011

  • Advances In Video Surveillance

    This month we offer brief overviews of some of the newest video surveillance products and technology on the market. VideoIQ cameras and storage devices, CelAccess remote access control and PoE technology may provide much-needed solutions for your...

    Article • April 7th, 2011

  • 2010 Locksmith Ledger Editorial Index

    This reference is issued as a continuation of the annual Locksmith Ledger Editorial Index. The listings cover the material that was published in the Locksmith Ledger during 2010. The purpose of this section, as well as previous supplements, is to...

    Article • January 5th, 2011

  • Improving Home Security

      Home security has become more complex with the introduction of electromechanical locks and the additional benefits they provide. However, unlike commercial and institutional facilities, residential security does not appear to be embracing the...

    Article • January 4th, 2011

  • Adventures In Wireless Video

    Tips on bidding and selecting components for a wireless video project with networked indoor and outdoor CCTV cameras and recorders. The project also included refitting the front doors with new exit devices, a door bell and a remote release system.

    Article • November 1st, 2010

  • Incorporating Video Into A Single-Door Access Control System, Part One

    The BlueWave Security NetGen IP Door Controller makes your favorite electric door hardware manageable over the IP network.

    Article • August 5th, 2010

  • New Products

    RW4 Plus / EZ®-Clone Plus Kaba Ilco Corp.’s RW4 Plus and Ilco EZ®-Clone Plus cloning devices combine all of the previous features and benefits with the capability to clone Philips encrypted transponder keys, increasing cloning capabilities to...

    Article • July 6th, 2010

  • PELCO DX-8100 Series Video Recorder Is a Mean Machine

    Because DVRs rely on hard disks instead of tape, data storage is virtually unlimited. Users can record, play back, and view live video simultaneously.

    Article • June 1st, 2010

  • Interior Analog Camera Review

    Interior dome cameras are the backbone of most surveillance systems.

    Article • June 1st, 2010

  • IP In Security

    In security, the terms IP and networks are used in a casual way to describe products and technologies which incorporate individual characteristics of Internet Protocol without literally being IP or network appliances.

    Article • May 3rd, 2010

  • Vertical Markets Beckon

    Editor's Notes

    Article • May 3rd, 2010

  • Stand Alone Access Control Solutions From Securitron and Essex

    The Securitron DK-26 is Securiton’s medium to high security keypad solution. The narrow keypad makes this system suitable for door frames with narrow frames. The basic system is comprised of a controller which mounts inside the protected area, and...

    Article • March 3rd, 2010

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