The RISCO Smart Home Gateway lets you connect an array of wireless smart devices that will provide you with the capability to control various household appliances seamlessly through your smartphone from anywhere using the same iRISCO app that securely controls your professionally installed RISCO intruder alarm system. Home automation has been around since 1975 when […]
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Our RISCO regional sales manager came in to see us recently to introduce some new products. We got talking about the advantages of the RISCO Cloud service and the RISCO VUpoint IP cameras that integrate with the LightSYS2™ and Agility3™ award winning control panels when he remembered that he needed to check up on a […]
RISCO has pioneered Cloud services for the intruder alarm industry. With several million dollars invested in their proprietary axesplus™ cloud based access control platform they were in a prime position to introduce cloud based monitoring and smartphone app control to the intruder alarm market. This is why they are leaps and bounds ahead of the […]
We find that most end users aren’t interested in the specifics of a CCTV system. They just want to be able to view and record certain areas. Frame rates, recording quality, compression and recording capacity generally aren’t of interest; just the price. Unfortunately people just don’t find security very interesting..! For those of you that […]
When an intruder alarm activates, either sending a message directly to the premises owner or keyholder, or a signal to an Alarm Receiving Centre where a professional operator processes the alert, no one can actually be sure whether a real intrusion has occurred or whether it is a false alarm. Of course, if “confirmation technology” […]
Just as we all (should) know that it’s not good practise to upgrade any software (PC, phone etc) with a first release new version due to the inevitable bugs, we also don’t like installing newly released security systems without waiting a good few months to hear about the problems that other companies have found! So […]
We have been installing wireless intruder alarm systems for over 20 years, even since the first systems became certified for Police response. Have they generally been stable? Yes. Are there any pitfalls? Of course, yes. If we could choose between hard-wired or wireless what would we opt for? Hard wired…usually. Let us explain.