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Access Control - a 65 Year History

January 1952 
Frank Best, Founder and President of Best Lock Corporation, revealed a new Electro-Combination Lock/Alarm System at the Plant Maintenance & Engineering show. Frank Best was the inventor of the interchangeable core master keyed locking system. He realized early on that a keyless access control system, that allowed access management along with simple reprograming, was the future.

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The Power of the Maxxess Access Control Solution


At ITech Digital, we have developed a portfolio of products that are well-integrated and solutions that are essential to our customer's organizations.With this is mind, we are excited to add the Maxxess Access Control Solution to our portfolio of products.

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How to Improve Your Restaurant Operations Using Data and Video Surveillance

The food industry is an extremely fast paced and competitive environment, and restaurant managers face specific industry-based challenges. When you’re balancing food safety, food quality, customer service, managing employees in the kitchen and at the point of sale, as well as maintaining profits, there’s a lot to be done – and a lot you can do to improve your bottom line.

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Four Key Trends in Video Surveillance for 2015

Video surveillance technology is evolving faster than ever before, and it’s difficult to know what to buy and when – it seems there’s always something new around the corner! However, there are a few key trends in video surveillance technology you can rely on to guide your purchase decisions and prepare your surveillance systems for the upcoming year and beyond.

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The Value of Analog vs IP Video Surveillance. A Simple Math Equation?

The adage “A picture is worth a thousand words” is very true in the world of video surveillance. We have seen that, when an incident occurs, a video clip can tell a story that adds thousands of dollars to the bottom line when combined with systems data.  On the other hand, not having that picture can cost a company greatly.

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Living On The Edge

If you’ve been looking at video surveillance options recently, you’ve probably seen references to the "Edge." New technology can also often mean new questions:  What is the Edge? Can I fall off?  You mean the guitarist for U2? Not only are Edge Solutions not dangerous, they might just be perfect for your next video surveillance project.  Read on for a brief overview of this exciting technology.

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Lights Camera Action!

Really? A blog about light—why? Well, we’re glad you asked. Light is essential for many reasons, especially as it relates to surveillance cameras. No matter your lighting situation, there is definitely a camera solution for your business. Read on to learn more about light and how it impacts picture quality. Consider yourself enlightened!

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Camera Components

Camera and Image Capture

Cameras are the devices that actually capture the image and transmit it to the DVR/NVR.  Light from a source like a light bulb or the Sun passes through a lens onto a sensor and then is transmitted back to the DVR or NVR.

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IP v. Analog

What are the main differences between Analog and IP? When choosing a surveillance platform, there are a few significant factors to consider.

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Time to Tidy Up

Spring has sprung and we all know what that means: it’s time for Spring cleaning! While you’re busy tidying up, don’t forget about your surveillance system. Maintaining clean cameras and a well -ventilated DVR will not only protect your investment, but also ensure that your equipment will continue to function at 100% for years to come.

 

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