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Opening Up – What now?

So. Here we go. As promised, Ontario is in at least a partially open state. Ontario to reopen borders with Quebec, Manitoba as 2nd-dose bookings open in delta hot spots | CBC News We find ourselves in a brand new position, with no road map or guidelines to follow. This is uncharted territory for our […]

VCR to IP – In Series

Surveillance systems date as far back as 1942. We’re not going back that far. But; Remember these? They recorded to this; Coming back to you? No? This may refresh your memory; We’re as glad those days are gone as you are.  Not as happy as Philip Ob Rey , who turns old tape into some of the […]

Protecting Yourself

One of the most interesting parts of the security business is how HONEST it is. We don’t care about excuses or stories, because our job is to supply and install equipment that will capture truth. The justice system in Canada, while far from perfect, relies on evidence to hand out punishment. Innocent until proven guilty. […]

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Locked Down

Yeah, I know. We’re sick of these words. I’m sick of these words. First off, I just want to say that we want to say thank you. Thank you to vast majority of people in the Region of Waterloo. I’ve seen you following every guideline mandated by Health Canada in an attempt to end this. […]

Multi-Zone Activation

As previously announced, Waterloo Regional Police have modified their response methods in an effort to eliminate unnecessary call-outs. Similar to their request for 911 to be kept free for emergencies the Region, and it’s alarm dealers, are working together to free up police resources, and to improve the accuracy of alarm call-outs. You can find […]

Convenience and Security

So. How do we do this? How do we make a home both more accessible and less accessible… at the same time? Security systems, at their core, are designed to restrict clear access to a living/working space to anyone not authorized to be on the property or inside the premise. They can be used as […]

WRP Response in 2020

We recently received word that the Waterloo Regional Police have been approved to move away their current registration model to what’s called a VARP model, VARP meaning Verified Alarm Response Program. In the past, alarm system owners have had the option to pay a small fee to have their alarm registered with the WRP. Benefits […]