Digital Shuffle: April 2013
Free Virtual Tradeshow
iSecurity Tradeshow is back for its third year with new features like a social media suite, audio Q&A with experts and easier booth navigation in the exhibit hall. The virtual show provides opportunities for companies to interact one-on-one with others focused on security management, installation, integration and technology. Just log onto your computer from the comfort of your office or home and join the expo. Meet suppliers from all over the globe. Attend webinars from industry leaders. Participate in live chats with webinar presenters. Download whitepapers, product videos and brochures. Network via group or private chat with peers. There are no travel or registration fees so your whole team can attend without spending any time out of the office. Can’t make it? Register anyway; the archive will be available.
Intelligent Mobile Remote Station for Cameras & Door Stations
The newly available MOBOTIX App is a mobile video management solution for Apple iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini and iPod Touch. With this free app, MOBOTIX users can access their video systems anytime from anywhere they have mobile Internet access via WLAN (Wi-Fi) or UMTS/3G. The app features bandwidth-optimized remote access to live feeds and recordings, as well as an easy-to-use, easy-to-understand interface with a wide range of system functions. All MOBOTIX cameras with firmware 126.96.36.199 or higher can make full use of all the app’s functions. Firmware updates can be downloaded free of charge from the MOBOTIX website.
Updated Interactive User Guide for Total Connect
Honeywell updated its Interactive User Guide for Honeywell Total Connect 2.0. Total Connect Remote Services allows consumers to utilize smartphones, cameras and other compatible wireless devices to stay connected to their homes and businesses wherever they are. The app — which serves as an excellent selling and training tool — demonstrates the rich capabilities and ease of use of Total Connect and highlights several new tutorials, including Z-Wave® home automation for thermostats, lighting and locks, enhanced notifications, user management, location management, notification setup and weather, traffic and news.
Product Installation Videos
Aiphone Corporation, manufacturer of intercom and entry security products, released a series of installation videos on YouTube. The current video lineup includes installation training on the IS Series, JF Series, and GT Series. “With the popularity of smartphones, customers are very comfortable downloading solutions instantly. These videos will help technicians who have questions install our products more quickly,” said John Mosebar, vice president of marketing. Installation videos can be found at www.youtube.com/aiphonecorp.