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Security for All

Welcome to the KW Region, where we all look like this; Because we dream about this; Or something like it, at least. Kitchener Waterloo Region has become a hub for all things business. Big conglomerates, small smart ups, single proprietors and big corporations are all finding exactly what they need right here is Kitchener Waterloo. […]

Yet Another Reminder

I probably don’t need to remind anyone that anything that says free isn’t actually free. Goes without saying I think. Reality always is that if you can buy it outright, you should buy it outright, no matter what add-on features are being used to entice you. We’re at the point now where we don’t even consider […]

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 […]

Automation vs Security Control

Yep. Here we go. Welcome to my soapbox. This is the part where my hours of reading, testing, interviewing and communicating come into play. This is gonna be a short article. The reality of this situation is that we have one side, the home automation side, telling us that security and home automation control can […]

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First Run Automation

So let’s talk locks. As in, locks as part of home automation. I’ve been experimenting with our new toy over the last couple of days. You probably saw the little starter video on our Facebook page. Yes, it does lock. Yes, it also unlocks. All the little features you’d expect are there, including the audio […]

Self Keying? Not for us thanks.

You run a business. You probably have employees. Or tenants. Or contracted staff. Or a combination of all of those. You also have multiple rooms. Some of those rooms are more sensitive than others. Some of those rooms are private. Some of them are occupied by tenants, some are used by employees, and others are […]

Access Control 2 – Z-Wave

It’s been a bit since I wrote anything here. We’ve been paying a great deal of attention to the Z-Wave compatible devices we can use with the Resolution panel and it’s getting in the way of the creative process. Which is fine, actually, because our focus is on your locks and those are kind of […]