Proper use of personal protection equipment, ladders, lifts and scaffolding are critical to keeping security technicians safe. It’s also important to follow regulations pertaining to hazardous chemicals, electrical safety, and fall protection.
Digital voice controlled assistants such as Amazon’s Echo and Dot offerings and Google Home were a hot item this past holiday season — and they will begin playing an increasingly important role in controlling security systems this year.
Kennesaw, Ga.-based security dealer LOUD Security Systems Inc. is somewhat unique in that it has grown large enough to be on the SDM 100 (ranked No. 92) without having its own central station. The company prefers to outsource that capability.
The general outlook across the industry is highly optimistic as dealers and manufacturers ride the wave of integrated technologies and consumer interest to more and more growth. But there are also cautionary notes. Read more about SDM February Issue.