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How to Choose the Best Two-Way Audio Security Camera

Published 09/16/2020 by General Security

Whether you’re home, away, or at your workplace, two-way audio security cameras grant peace of mind—from checking in on elderly loved ones, children, and pets, to alerting users and authorities of unwelcome intruders. ...

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5 Advantages of a Keycard Entry System

Published 09/02/2020 by General Security

Keycard entry systems are instrumental in securing your commercial facility’s employees, inventory, and property. This includes corporate offices, healthcare facilities, retailers, fitness centers, warehouses, and more. 

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General Security Extends Community Outreach During COVID-19 Pandemic

Published 08/20/2020 by General Security

Since its inception more than 30 years ago, General Security has always given back to the community and people it serves.

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How Much Does A Home Security System Cost?

Published 08/13/2020 by General Security

When purchasing a home security system, price and budget will always be top of mind. Deciding whether to add accompanying technologies beyond a basic alarm system is yet another factor. These could include central ...

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General Security Expands Services With Three Acquisitions

Published 07/31/2020 by General Security

Planview, N.Y. - July 31, 2020 – General Security, a nationally recognized security provider specializing in the design, installation and service of cutting-edge, state-of-the-art security systems for residential and ...

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CCTV Camera Types: Which Is Best for Your Application?

Published 07/14/2020 by General Security

Closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras provide surveillance for a wide range of purposes, including employee productivity, criminal activities, and public safety analysis.  They also boast sleek designs; protective ...

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Security Camera Benefits: Alarm.com Motion Detection

Published 06/30/2020 by General Security

When safeguarding your property and loved ones, motion detection with accompanying video analytics provides another level of advanced protection. 

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10 Home Security Tips For Summer

Published 06/25/2020 by General Security

When you think of summer, your mind may automatically conjure thoughts of beaches, swimming pools, picnics in the park or walks on the boardwalk. Security measures won’t likely be top of mind, but with the change in ...

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What Does CCTV Mean?

Published 06/15/2020 by General Security

Since its inception 50 years ago, closed-circuit television (CCTV) has evolved from resource-consuming, 24/7 manual monitoring to state-of-the-art Internet Protocol (IP) network cameras capturing and transmitting ...

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Thermal Imaging Cameras: Fever Detection for COVID-19 Protection

Published 05/26/2020 by General Security

As the world adjusts to new social and workplace protocols amidst the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, organizations are anxious to resume business operations.  With personal protective equipment (PPE) now ...

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