Steve Nutt is the founder of IP Alarms who develop cellular and IP solutions for the security, fire and medical monitoring industries.
This article assumes that the reader has absolutely no knowledge of networking equipment and covers the very basics of IP addressing. It teaches different ways to find out the IP address of a device.
The Verified Response Policy is where police departments state that they will not attend to alarm activations unless they are visually verified. This means that either somebody has to attend the prote...
K. Merton (1957) posed the question; ‘at a time when society as a whole is becoming more affluent, why do crime rates continue to rise?’ This still appears to be the case in today’s society. Is it, as...
The increasing quality and decreasing costs of IP cameras make them a very attractive add-on to your overall security system.
This article is for users of back to base alarm monitoring systems in Australia and New Zealand. It highlights some of the dodgy practices that consumers need to be aware of.
Did you know that nine out of ten people have dark circles around their eyes? Surprised? You shouldn't be. This article will help you avoid the same problem.
The Electronic Security Industry is buzzing with the anticipation and adoption of IP Video. Is the industry prepared for what may be about to dominate the new decade or will it fumble in the dark and ...
Reputation Management is a method of protecting the reputation of a client within the SERP's (search engine results pages). It is used by search engine optimization companies to manipulate the results...
The Internet is changing the way we work in the Electronic Security Industry. Will your Company Adapt or Stagnate ?
The onslaught of mobile phones, Voice over IP and Instant Messaging has changed the way we communicate. GSM and fixed & wireless Internet is becoming more widespread and less expensive each year and t...
So you’ve wired up all your sensors and connected your burglar alarm panel to the mains – confident that if any intruders enter your property they will be detected and an audible alarm will sound. Wha...
One way audio is one of the most common problems that can occur on voice over IP networks. We will dig deep inside an IP packet to show you how to diagnose this very annoying VoIP issue.
If you have a monitored alarm system over a British Telecom landline then you should understand the consequences of sending signals over the new 21CN network.