Digital Shuffle: November 2012
The Before and After of Website Redesign
Micro Key Solutions, a provider of software solutions for the security alarm industry, launched its new website at the end of Sep. 2012.
The purpose behind the complete redesign was so that the website would reflect a clear message of what Micro Key Solutions offers through the use of interactive media and thorough content. Victoria Ferro, Micro Key Solutions president, noted that the old site no longer reflected the company’s position a technology leader in its space.
The new website displays a much sharper and cleaner look and features numerous beneficial functionalities including software updates and an Industry News Blogs, testimonials, an introduction the company’s leadership, accountant perspectives of the Millennium Management modules, full product/benefit listings complete with videos, upcoming events and integration partners.
Dealer Takes Word-of-Mouth Online
Security companies of all shapes and sizes across the country rely on word-of-mouth to leverage satisfied customers into new customers. However, there is always a limit to the number of friends and family that satisfied customer has in his or her phonebook. Security dealers such as ADS Security, Nashville, Tenn., expanded that audience through its website. In the videos section of www.adssecurity.com, the company has compiled well-produced customer testimonials and case studies, from an installation at a family’s new home, to the security system at the renowned Loveless Café in Nashville. The page also features tutorial videos and leadership profiles.
Napco Launches My Home StarLink App
Now available for Napco’s popular StarLink SLE-GSM Universal Radio, is the “My Home Starlink” app by Napco Security Technologies Inc. The StarLink application enables arming and disarming of security system via the StarLink Radio with the touch of a central button on any iPhone/iPad or Android device. It is another remote service option Napco has made available to its dealers, to enhance its offerings, accounts’ satisfaction and retention. The app can be downloaded for iPhone/iPad or Android smart devices, free from iTunes or Google Play.
Lenel Introduces Mobile Monitoring App
Lenel Systems International launched OnGuard® Mobile Monitoring, a mobile app that enables real-time monitoring of OnGuard security solution alarms on Android and Apple mobile devices. Lenel is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.
The app enables users to receive and acknowledge alarms on mobile platforms via Wi-Fi or mobile network. The app is integrated with OnGuard permissions, segmentation access and monitoring zone capabilities. It also includes complete recording capabilities, ability to email events with images, search for specific hardware, including readers and cameras, and activate duress alarms in hostile situations. The app can be downloaded in the Apple App Store and in the Google Play store.