Category Archives: Security Information

Various articles about different aspects of security from an integrators point of view.

Budget fire and burglar alarm monitoring?

We can provide inexpensive fire and burglar alarm monitoring for you. We are located in the Blacksburg, Virginia area. Our office is in Riner, Virginia. We will take over your non-propriatory burglar alarm panel for $20 monthly. Fire for $35 … Continue reading

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Access-CS now a certified Genetec Integrator!

What does that me to you? We can now provide an enterprise level access control, video and license plate recogniton┬ásolution. Genetec is a leader in the industry and we are now a authorized dealer. The Genetec platform supports badge in … Continue reading

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Can you save money by using on-line thermostat control?

Yes you can! If you use the on-line thermostat control available through the 2GIG panel you can reduce your heat or cooling when you leave and then turn it back to your comfortable temperature 30 minutes before you go home … Continue reading

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Update to wire thieves story and video…Captured!

Our film of the guys stealing wire from our recycling barrel enabled local law enforcement to track down and arrest the perpetrators. They will be be taken out of the pool of possible thieves in the area for a while. … Continue reading

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Lots of burglaries this time of year – How about an alarm system?

Many areas are seeing an uptick of home and business burglaries in the Roanoke area and the New River Valley. We can provide a 2GIG alarm panel kit with three door window contacts, one motion detector and one key fob … Continue reading

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Oops, robbed the wrong place this time!

We have these guys stealing some recycled wire we were saving to take in. Looks like a crime of opportunity. They stopped at the shop to change drivers, Perp one must have a suspended license and didn’t want to drive … Continue reading

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Robbery at a convienance store. Film of the bad guys.

Two guys robbed a gas station in Buchanan VA last week. They cut the phone line so our security system didn’t go off. We have fixed that issue for the next time. It’s always good to have a cellular backup … Continue reading

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Radford New Business College – Big Project Begins

It’s time for us to start on the access control at the new Radford University Home for the Business College. Since I’m an alumni of the college this job has extra meaning for me. We will be doing the exterior … Continue reading

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What is the best reader for access control? We say Prox Card Readers!

There are many types of readers on the market. It can be difficult to decide which technology you should use. We recommend that you start with the type of media you want to use. The options are swipe card, proximity … Continue reading

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Access Control Specialists moving to Blacksburg!

We are going to start providing security systems, cameras and access control in the Blacksburg, Christiansburg, Montgomery County area. We do commercial, industrial and educational customers. Give us a call at 540-309-7233.

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