Entries by Kelli Meador

Activity (LED) Lights

LED 1 – is used for DHCP & Network connection diagnostics: Solid: Indicates a connection has been made to ipDatatel. (The device is Online) 3-Flashes: Indicates the device is not connected to the Internet or is not assigned an address from the router 7-Flashes: Indicates the device is still working on “AP Configuration”, therefore is not connected […]

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Top 5 Qualities of Superior Alarm Monitoring Services

Your customers want the best alarm monitoring services that fit their specific situational needs and ensure optimized security. As a high-caliber security dealer, you can provide informative guidance to your customers to help them gain a better understanding of the top five qualities of superior alarm monitoring services.

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IoT, Big Data, and Home Security

The fusion of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data analytics is revolutionizing the home security market. The IoT defines the integration of sensors, software, and network connectivity in the devices that we use each day. This concept illustrates our connections with our devices, other people, and the way we relate to things. According […]

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Are Your Alarm Motion Sensors Pet-Friendly?

According to the AVMA, approximately 71.5 percent of US households have pets like dogs, cats, and birds. Homeowners that have security systems installed should consider their pets when choosing systems and placing motion sensors. Pets can accidentally trigger motion sensors and create false alarms, which can become a waste of money and time for your customers. As […]

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The Role of Security in the Connected Home

Approximately 80 million smart home devices were purchased globally in 2016. This number increased by 64 percent from 2015 and is expected to continue to rise as more consumers see the value in smart devices such as smoke detectors, thermostats, and virtual assistants like Amazon Echo. The connected home requires more advanced security systems than basic fire […]