Resolution = Alula

Just a quick one today. Resolution, the designer and manufacturer of our Helix alarm system, has been combined with IPDatatel and rebranded as Alula. It’s a badly kept secret that the two have been looking for ways to merge since September 2017. For our end users, nothing really changes other than the name of the […]

Bluetooth in a Lock

So. I think our manufacturers missed a few… points. We have had a recently influx of blue tooth locks into our shop in the past couple of weeks. For those who don’t know, blue tooth locks are intended for short range operation and multi-user access. There are a couple of things about these types of […]

Controlled Access Simplified

I probably shouldn’t take so long between articles. Ya know, you come into these things intending to keep a schedule. Then, things happen. And you end up not doing that. Thanks for checking in, though. We’re doing well over here. Remember that article waaay back? The one about access control? Yeah. That’s been keeping us […]

Local – Cause it’s relevant

So. There’s a Tesla in space. In case, you know, you missed it. Also, the Olympics start tomorrow. Pretty sure you didn’t know that either. F1 has eliminated grid girls from their races. Yep. News. Logan Paul is back on the internet. Cause he’s sorry. Oh. And The Ion. Debate. If we’re anything alike, and […]

Full Circle

So. I feel like we’ve beaten the whole home automation thing into the ground for now. Maybe that’s because of the total immersion I’ve been experiencing for the past 2 months. It probably is. If I’m not careful, and/if/or statements are going to become part of my vocabulary. That would be bad. It would be […]

Invisible Fence… Invisible Security

We promised you some commentary on Geo-Fencing. Here it is. I’m gonna keep it short because while it’s a promising feature, it’s probably the most overhyped thing since… well… something of very little residential value attempting to be of very large residential value. Geofencing is, in essence, an invisible border around a position based on […]