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How to Acquire Grant Money from ACT 143

Schools are a place for children to study and obtain an education, it is also a place they spend most of their day. You expect it to be a place for lifelong learning while also being a safe and secure environment. It is now required for school districts to further ensure that they have a […]

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Milwaukee Alarms: Protect Your Home from Daytime Burglaries

Some residents of Milwaukee need to be on the lookout for suspicious activity. Daytime burglaries are on the rise and people away from home and even at home during the day are at risk. If you’ve been waiting to get an home alarm system now is a great time to purchase. Getting a home alarm […]

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The Difference Between CCTV and IP Surveillance Cameras

Complex Security Solutions receives requests for CCTV and IP video surveillance cameras, but what is the difference? Many businesses and residences still ask us for CCTV cameras but they are far inferior to using IP cameras. Security cameras come in two flavors: digital and analog. You can think of it as HDTV versus a TV […]

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How to Know your Alarm System Will Work in an Emergency

Having a alarm system is great to ward off burglars. Are you sure it works correctly? How can you be certain? How do you test your alarm system without having the authorities come busting in? Read on for a guide on making sure your alarm system is functioning safely.
1. Read the Manual
It sounds like a […]

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Security Camera Checklist

I have businesses go through a security camera checklist before they make a purchase. Each question you can answer impacts what security cameras we use. Your security system is based off of four building blocks:

Cameras
Network
Storage Solution
Video Management Software

In analog days, security cameras were connected over coax to a server where the video was stored. DVRs […]

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Cameras Installed for the Village of East Troy Police Department

Securing a police department and providing a surveillance solution is no small task. Municipal security cameras need to perform with the highest standards. Municipalities need to have trust in the security provider and needs a quality solution.

Police Chief Alan Boyes contacted Complex Security Solutions to replace an aging analog Speco system with Axis cameras. The size […]

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Disarm Honeywell Security Panel on a Valid Card Access Swipe

To disarm a Honeywell alarm panel on a successful card swipe you must have a dry contact tied into an empty zone. The programming from the card access system should close on a successful card swipe. For the following example we will assume that there is an existing partition and we are tying the dry […]

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Using Wifi for Communication to a Security Pole Camera

At Miller Park in Milwaukee, WI we installed two Ubiquiti access points to restore communications to a camera that was offline. The camera that was offline had a fiber connection that went under the interstate for networking prior to the Ubiquiti devices. Miller Park started seeking alternative solutions when the proposal by an electrical contractor […]

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