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Thanksgiving Kitchen Safety Tips

The Best Kitchen Safety Tips to Keep Your Thanksgiving From Going Up in Flames

Every year there are 2.3 times more fires on Thanksgiving Day than any other day of the year. Seventy-seven percent of those fires originate from cooking. We’ve got some kitchen safety tips to prevent a fire from ruining your Thanksgiving dinner.

What Makes A Connected Smart Home Camera Better Than DIY

Many people question why they should pay for someone to design and install a security system when they can DIY it. While it costs a little more to have a system professionally installed, it’s one of the best investments you can make in your home. Connected security cameras are a much more effective security solution …

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IBS Electronics is Now An Avigilon Partner

IBS Electronics & Security, a security systems integration company with services throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut and the Atlantic Northeast is pleased to announce our official partnership with Avigilon, a premier video surveillance and communications company. Through our partnership with Avigilon as an authorized products dealer, IBS continues to expand our products and services portfolio, offering best …

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5 Smart Things You Can Door With A Smart Doorbell Camera

The video doorbell is a great home security accessory. It allows you to see who is at the door of your home whether you’re at work, on vacation or stuck in traffic. Here are five more smart things you can do with a doorbell camera.
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Smart Home Cameras For Beginners: What You Need To Know

Often, homeowners investing in home security will begin with a monitored alarm. The alarm is a critical part of a security system; however, the home security technology shouldn’t end there. By including smart home security cameras, you can get a lot more mileage out of your investment. Here’s what smart cameras enable you to do.
How to be a Security Superhero this Halloween

How to be a Security Superhero this Halloween

Did you know that October is Crime Prevention Month? It makes sense to place a big focus on preventing crime right before Halloween, the unofficial kickoff to the start of the holiday season. People are beginning to place orders for packages, be out of the house for social events, and maybe even be a little off their home security game. But as a homeowner who owns a smart home security system, you can be the superhero of your block this Halloween – no costume necessary. With your system and your personal smartphone, here’s what you’ll be able to do.

Upgrades to the IBS Electronics & Security Client Portal

We’re making it easier to pay bills and submit service requests through the Client Portal on the IBS website. You may have noticed the changes, and they are all for your convenience.
Your Smart Home Security Checklist for the Fall

Your Smart Home Security Checklist for the Fall

These smart home security add-ons can make family life simpler and more manageable this fall.
Security Necessities for Busy Parents Who Need Help Securing Their Home This Fall

Security Necessities for Busy Parents Who Need Help Securing Their Home This Fall

Smart security lets you check in on the kids without bothering them. You can see live video using inside and outdoor cameras to see what's going on at home
The Best Home Security Features to Keep You Safe in September

The Best Home Security Features to Keep You Safe in September

Schools back in and your schedule is out of control. A smart home security system can save your sanity and make sure you remain aware of your home’s security

3 Approaches to Prepare Faculty for Campus Emergencies

The likelihood that your campus will encounter an active shooter or other type of emergency has increased, so don’t think that it can’t happen at your college or university. Here are a few approaches to help prepare your faculty to deal with a variety of emergency situations.
Be Proactive With Locking Down Campus Security

Be Proactive With Locking Down Campus Security

While safety concerns have always been significant, colleges and universities today face a greater variety of potential incidents. Taking a proactive approach by educating and preparing staff ahead of time is crucial.
Campus Risk Assessments: A Quick Checklist

Campus Risk Assessments: A Quick Checklist

Unfortunately, there is no one size fits all solution to providing a safe environment for staff, faculty, and students. Here is a quick checklist to help you assess how secure your campus is so that you can create an accurate security plan.
How Gunshot Detection Technology Reduces Response Time to Violent Incidents

How Gunshot Detection Technology Reduces Response Time to Violent Incidents

A variety of businesses, institutions, and agencies have started installing gunfire detection analytics such as cities, borders, airports, large venues, universities, and hotels. This technology has microphone sensor nodes that detect gunshots. The system immediately reports the location of the gunfire to law enforcement and security personnel once it detects it.
3 Campus Security Protocols That You Can Review Right Now

3 Campus Security Protocols That You Can Review Right Now

Now is the time to evaluate your security plan and protocols while the students are out for the summer. Before you begin, contact your security integrator so that they can perform a campus risk assessment. These assessments provide valuable information on vulnerabilities and verify that all security equipment works correctly.
Summer Parties Just Got Easier With Smart Home Automation

Summer Parties Just Got Easier With Smart Home Automation

Summer parties are in full swing with warm weather. Why not let smart security technology help you host them. New security technology doesn’t just protect your home and deter crime; it streamlines household systems and makes things more convenient. Here’s how your security system can be your co-host.
4 Security Protocols Every College Needs to Implement

4 Security Protocols Every College Needs to Implement

Campus security is a vital part of every college campus. Students, faculty, and staff should feel safe and secure while they are on school grounds. Here are four security protocols that every university needs to have.

Why Summer is the Perfect Time to Add Vaping to Your School’s Tobacco Policy

3.6 million high and middle school students use electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). That’s a significant increase from the 2 million users reported in 2017. After the students leave for the summer is the perfect time for administrators to address the vaping problem.

Dads & Smart Home Security: Better Together!

Dads are busier than ever these days, with many swapping a 9 to 5 job for swing shifts, overtime, and long commutes. Consequently, they aren’t always able to see what’s going on at home – and most of the time, moms are just as busy. Here's how a smart home can help.
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IBS Integrates Access Control at Elevation Apartments at Crown Colony

Recently, our team had the opportunity to install an access control system for Elevation Apartments with multiple buildings that would be managed using the same software package. Check out the case study and contact IBS for your next security systems project.
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IBS Electronics Hits A Home Run with the Westfield Starfires Sponsorship

IBS Electronics & Security is pleased to be a sponsor for the Westfield Starfires 2019 season which kicks off this Friday, May 31st, 2019.

Why Access Control and Video Are Better Together

Electronic access control systems have been a building security standard for years, and video surveillance has been around for even longer. But what do you get when you integrate these two technologies?
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Integrating Access Control & Video Surveillance for Apartments

Integrating access control and video surveillance is a great idea for any building owner – but if your building is a multi-residential property, it’s essential. Here are some reasons why combining electronic access control and video surveillance is a security must for apartment owners and property managers. 
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The Essential Guide to Access Control for Apartment Buildings

Access control systems are commonplace at businesses – but what about apartment complexes and other multi-unit residences? If you own or manage an apartment building, it makes sense to consider installing a cloud-based access control system for the safety of your tenants. Consider what it offers.

How Home Alarm Monitoring Can Save Your Life

Homeowners can become victims of a violent crime, fire, or other home catastrophes. So, a monitored home alarm system could be the difference between life and death. Here’s a look at how home alarm monitoring can potentially save your life.
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Why IBS Installs, Supports & Recommends Open Options for Access Control Systems

An access control system serves as the primary component of any security solution and oftentimes is the interface in which third-party technologies – such as video and intrusion – connect to for a complete security solution. More and more the industry is seeing the move to open architecture access control solutions, however, open architecture in …

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Why Home Security Should Be on Every Moving Checklist

Using your tax refund to move into a new home, or just taking advantage of the spring season to make the move you’ve been planning? Either way, it’s important to make home security a high priority in your move. Here are some reasons why.
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Connecting Your Virtual Assistant to Smart Home Security

There is so much your smart home security system can do to make life simpler when you’re not at home. But what about when you are home – and you have a virtual assistant like Alexa, Google Home or Amazon Echo? In that case, your system is even more powerful.
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How Does IP Video Surveillance Work?

IP video has made it possible for businesses to leave traditional cabling networks behind, which means using their own data network infrastructures. The results are simpler installations and a modernized, streamlined approach to security video. But the advantages don’t end there. Here’s more on the inner workings of IP video surveillance.
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General Sales Manager Joins IBS Electronics & Security

IBS Electronics is pleased to announce the addition of Gordon Oliver to our team. As General Sales Manager, Gordon brings with him 20 years of experience in sales and 10 years in business development.

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Headquartered in Springfield, MA with operations in Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont & Maine, IBS  is a full-service security systems integrator providing Burglar Alarms, Fire Detection, Video Surveillance, Access Control and Audio/Video Communications. 

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