Tag Archives: remote monitoring

Videoify Me!

Some cities in the States have already announced that their police would no longer respond to a traditional alarm system, for example, Detroit and San Jose. Luckily, Chicago Police are still doing a good job, but there‚Äôs still a fine … Continue reading

Posted in Crime Prevention | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Give the Gift of Security this Season!

We’re decorating our Christmas tree and reflecting on one of our favorite holidays. (Check out our tree to the left!) Christmas is definitely the best time of the year. As we celebrate this wonderful holiday, we appreciate a house full … Continue reading

Posted in About VinTech, Crime Prevention | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Security Helps Discourage Employee Theft

Believe it or not, employee theft is more of a threat to your business than the shoplifters. Thefts by employees accounted for about 45 percent of retail losses in 2010, and averaged $999.36. Compare this to a 31 percent loss … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, Loss Prevention, Retail Theft | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Retail Theft On The Rise & Problematic For These Top 10 Cities

Here at VinTech, we know theft is a tremendous concern for any retailer, and unfortunately, it happens to everyone. We recently blogged about the CNBC show, Crime Inc., who included a segment on retail theft, and it’s on the rise. … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, Crime Prevention, Loss Prevention, Retail Theft, Security Tips, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Top 5 Dangerous Jobs: Why Security Helps Prevent Injuries and Death at Work

Is your job dangerous? Have you been a victim of workplace violence? “According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS,), approximately 5,000 Americans die at work each year. Work fatalities can be caused by a variety of factors, many … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, Safety Tips, Security Tips, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Back to Basics: Where Did the Video Security System Come From? Post 90s

Last week we discussed the evolution of the video surveillance system up through the 90s. The late 90s introduced the digital, computer age, revolutionizing the security industry. Advancements include: the Internet and remote monitoring, VCRs to DVRs, facial recognition, IP … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Smartphones Just Got Smarter About Your Security

Honeywell Total Connect VinTech now offers Smartphone security options. It’s security that is always with you- anytime and anywhere- allowing for peace of mind and safety, even when you can’t be physically at your home or business. Honeywell Total Connect … Continue reading

Posted in About VinTech, CCTV, Chicago Security, Crime Prevention, Intrusion/Burglar Alarm, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Greener and Leaner by Switching to IP

Ever considered how much energy your CCTV equipment is using? Or, how about what portion of your electricity bill is used for your security system? “IP surveillance offers clear advantages over analogue CCTV or DVR deployments with significant savings as … Continue reading

Posted in About VinTech, CCTV, Environmental/ Going Green, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment