Press Releases

March 2, 2021

SmartTest™ Brings New Customer Reporting Features to Connect ONE®

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cloud-hosted management platform adds value to customer billing with support documentation of testing and servicing validation. Monument, Colo., March 2, 2021—Security dealers are often faced with finding ways to differentiate their companies and add tangible value to the services they provide. Now Connect ONE® dealers can offer expanded reporting and documentation to their customers through SmartTestTM, an embedded feature of the award-winning service and management platform from Connected Technologies. SmartTest details all interaction with support documentation on exactly what was performed – so customers know what they are paying for. SmartTest allows technicians real-time access ...
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January 1, 2021

Learn how ISSI helped its client mitigate threats from COVID-19 by deploying the Safe Passage Module by Connected Technologies.

With nearly one million square feet of floor space covering eight locations, Dynamic Manufacturing needed a simple, comprehensive and intuitive way to manage security, access control and video. Now, from anywhere with an Internet connection, facility personnel can see all activity and assess alerts generated from multiple transmission manufacturing and repair facilities in Hillside and Melrose Park, Ill., from a single Cloud-hosted security management platform. Integrated Security Specialists (ISSI) in Long Grove, Ill., has been the security solution provider to Dynamic for more than 10 years and currently provides intrusion, video verification and access control, including COVID-19 monitoring with Connect ...
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December 8, 2020

ASSA ABLOY Integrates Aperio® Wireless Technology with Connect ONE® from Connected Technologies

Protect more doors cost-effectively; works with leading control panels NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, December 8, 2020– ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions completed the integration of their Aperio® wireless lock technology with the Connect ONE® cloud-hosted management platform from Connected Technologies, Monument, Colo. Connect ONE manages all connected customer devices, including wireless and hardwired locks, access control, intrusion, video surveillance, critical environmental monitoring and energy management from a single interface. “We’re excited to present this integration with industry leading ASSA ABLOY Aperio wireless devices to Connect ONE dealers,” said Mike Simon, Managing Partner of Connected Technologies. “...
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August 26, 2020

New Connect ONE® feature targets return-to-work strategies with an automated process that can be customized to individual spaces, conditions and regulations.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Safe Passage Helps Businesses Get Back to Work While Keeping Facility Access Secure New Connect ONE® feature targets return-to-work strategies with an automated process that can be customized to individual spaces, conditions and regulations. Monument, Colo., August 26, 2020 —The Safe Passage Module now available as part of the Connect ONE® cloud-hosted platform from Connected Technologies is a framework for a one-time or periodic self-approval process for facility access control. Perfect for back-to-work strategies during the pandemic or to ensure health and safety compliance, it provides an automated self-attestation method to ensure a user is ...
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July 15, 2020

System management handled through the all-in-one Connect ONE cloud-hosted interface for seamless control of environmental temperature settings.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Dealers Can Extend Substantial Energy Savings to Customers with New Integration Between Connect ONE® and ecobee WiFi SmartThermostats  System management handled through the all-in-one Connect ONE cloud-hosted interface for seamless control of environmental temperature settings.  Monument, Colo., July 15, 2020—Security dealers now have the opportunity to offer their customers substantial energy savings while earning recurring monthly revenue (RMR) with a new integration developed between the Connect ONE cloud-hosted interface and ecobee WiFi SmartThermostats.  Connect ONE, an award-winning service and management platform from Connected Technologies, now provides seamless support and control of ...
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June 24, 2020

Now dealers can offer customers quick and cost-effective credentialing via the cloud, expanding their menu of services in a host of vertical markets.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Connect ONE® Announces Integration with InstantCard for Customized Badge Printing  Now dealers can offer customers quick and cost-effective credentialing via the cloud, expanding their menu of services in a host of vertical markets.  Monument, Colo., June 24, 2020—Connect ONE® by Connected Technologies presents a new cloud badge printing integration with the InstantCard ID Card Service, allowing dealers to easily expand into offering customized identification badging and credentialing as part of their menu of services while earning additional revenue.  Connected Technologies developed the Application Programming Interface (API) with InstantCard so dealers ...
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June 15, 2020

New capabilities unveiled between DW Spectrum® and the Connect ONE® cloud platform

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Connected Technologies Launches New Digital Watchdog® Integrations So Dealers Can Add More Value to their Managed Service Offerings and Increase RMR New capabilities unveiled between DW Spectrum® and the Connect ONE® cloud platform Monument, Colo., June 15, 2020—Connected Technologies LLC, provider of a powerful cloud-hosted security management platform and Digital Watchdog (DW™), the industry leader in digital recorders, surveillance cameras and video management software have unveiled new integrations between DW Spectrum and Connect ONE that provide deeper reporting and management controls for dealers and their customers. Connect ONE and DW Spectrum ...
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May 1, 2020

Now end users can incorporate all their security services, including HALO, into the Connect ONE cloud-hosted user interface.

Monument, Colo., May 1, 2020—Connected Technologies, maker of the award-winning and patented Connect ONE® cloud-hosted management platform, has unveiled a new Application Programming Interface (API) integration with the HALO IoT Smart Sensor from IPVideo Corp., Bay Shore, N.Y.  Now dealers can offer their customers a complete package of services – intrusion, access control, video surveillance and HALO detection – all controlled and managed with the Connect ONE user interface.   “We’re excited about putting this together in one bundled package,” said Dan Simon, Connected Technologies Co-Founder and Managing Partner.  Simon, who ...
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February 14, 2020

Powered by Google Maps, GeoView lets users interact with their system solutions through real-time views of their facility.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GeoView Mapping from Connected Technologies Gives Dealers and Users Remote, Zone-Specific Visibility Over Multiple Sites and Locations  Powered by Google Maps, GeoView lets users interact with their system solutions through real-time views of their facility.  Monument, Colo., February 14, 2020—GeoView from Connected Technologies, winner of an industry award for innovation, brings the power of Google Maps to the Connect ONE® cloud-hosted security management platform. With GeoView, users see the current status for all locations and installations instantly in a wide-area satellite map. Users drill down into each location for real-time alarm, health ...
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January 15, 2020

Connected Technologies Extends Customization Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Connected Technologies Extends Customization Services Enhanced design-engineering support offers new integrations tailored to the dealer’s business and project demands. January 15, 2020—Connected Technologies LLC, Monument, Colo., wants dealers to have it their way—so it’s changing the landscape of manufacturer support by providing additional customization services tailored to the security dealer. Knowing that one size does not fit all when it comes to project demands, the Connect ONE® management interface in its original state is already highly customizable. Now, and because of popular demand, dealers can request additional integrations or ...
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October 3, 2019

New Partnership between Connected Technologies and Axis Company 2N® Offers Seamless Management and Control of IP Intercoms and Extensive User Capabilities With the Connect ONE® platform, dealers can view, control and manage thousands of 2N door entry syst

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Partnership between Connected Technologies and Axis Company 2N® Offers Seamless Management and Control of IP Intercoms and Extensive User Capabilities With the Connect ONE® platform, dealers can view, control and manage thousands of 2N door entry systems across the globe through a single interface. Monument, Colo., and Chelmsford, Mass., October 3, 2019—Connected Technologies LLC, maker of a powerful cloud-hosted security management platform, and 2N, an Axis Company and the largest global manufacturer of IP intercoms, have developed a new integration to the company’s door entry systems that allows for extensive management ...
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April 10, 2019

Connected Technologies Wins Coveted 2019 Most Valuable Product (MVP) Award for GeoView, a New Mapping Feature that Gives Dealers and Users Unprecedented Visibility and Control over Multiple Sites and Locations

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GeoView adds the power of Google Maps to the Connect ONE® cloud-hosted security management platform, providing dealers with managed services while users interact with their system. LAS VEGAS, April 10, 2019—Connected Technologies LLC has been awarded a 2019 MVP Award from Security Sales & Integration magazine for GeoView, a new capability that adds the power of Google Maps to the Connect ONE cloud-hosted security management platform. The MVP Awards were judged by a panel of industry experts and Managing Partners Mike and Dan Simon accepted the award on April 9 during ISC West at the Sands Expo ...
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March 8, 2019

Connected Technologies Announces GeoView, an Exciting New Mapping Feature that Gives Dealers and Users Remote Visibility over Multiple Sites and Locations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPowered by Google Maps, GeoView lets dealers offer various levels of managed services for recurring monthly revenue while the user can interact seamlessly with their system Monument, Colo., March 8, 2019—Connected Technologies LLC has released GeoView, a new feature that adds the power of Google Maps to the award-winning Connect ONE® cloud-hosted security management platform. GeoView allows users to see status for all locations instantly in a wide-area satellite map and drill down into each location for real-time alarm, health and system monitoring and control. With GeoView, dealers can offer different levels of managed services while ...
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October 15, 2018

OpenEye® and Connected Technologies Partnership Yields Seamless Integration Between OWS Cloud and the Connect ONE® Platform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Security dealers request interface; Open Eye and Connected Technologies listened and delivered Monument, Colo., and Liberty Lake, Wash., October 15, 2018—Connected Technologies LLC, maker of a powerful cloud-hosted security management platform and OpenEye®, an innovator in cloud-centric software solutions for video management, business intelligence and loss prevention, announced an exciting new integration between OpenEye Web Services (OWS) and Connect ONE®. Connect ONE by Connected Technologies is a cloud-hosted integrated security management platform which provides a single user interface to control intrusion, access control, critical environmental monitoring, energy management and video surveillance. OpenEye OWS is ...
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July 30, 2018

Connect ONE® and Bosch Partner for Value-Add Services Plus Easier Integrations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Connect ONE® and Bosch Partner for Value-Add Services Plus Easier Integrations Through the cloud, dealers have a complete intrusion and access control offering with Bosch panels requiring no additional hardware or software. Monument, Colo., July 30, 2018—The cloud is an enabling technology that brings new opportunity to security dealers and integrators and a way to provide popular services to customers in every market vertical. A seamless integration between Bosch B and G Series Control Panels and Connect ONE® by Connected Technologies LLC makes it simple for dealers to add intrusion detection and access control ...
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June 14, 2018

Digital Watchdog® and Connected Technologies Forge New Technology Partnership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Digital Watchdog® and Connected Technologies Forge New Technology Partnership Seamless integration now possible between DW Spectrum and Connect ONE® cloud platform June 14, 2018—Digital Watchdog® (DW™), the industry leader in digital recorders, surveillance cameras and related management software, and Connected Technologies LLC, provider of a powerful cloud-hosted security management interface, announce the release of the DW Spectrum integration with Connect ONE®. DW Spectrum is a powerful and user-friendly IP Video Management software, highly optimized to provide unlimited scalability, unmatched bandwidth savings and simplified system setup and management. Connect ONE by Connected ...
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April 4, 2018

Connect ONE®… It’s All You Need

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Connect ONE®… It’s All You Need   A single, complete management solution that meets all your customer’s needs and lets you enter the profitable business of managed services.   Crystal Lake, IL, April 4, 2018—Security dealers and integrators don’t have the time or money to wade through dozens of security platforms and programs from various manufacturers. Think about all the training necessary for support, sales and technicians required when using multiple management platforms. It can become overwhelming. The single solution to meet the needs for all your ...
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August 22, 2017

New Service for Dealers Who Want to Take Their Business to the Next Level

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Service for Dealers Who Want to Take Their Business to the Next Level Provide your building and facilities management customers automatic notification capabilities with easy and seamless tracking of service, critical events, and incidents with the new Connect ONE® ticket module. Security Sales & Integration - http://www.securitysales.com/business/automate-connect-one-ticket-module/ Crystal Lake, IL, August 22, 2017— The Connect ONE® module was designed in response to end-user customers looking for streamlined methods to track critical event responses, incidents and repair tickets at one or multiple locations. The module interfaces directly with the Connect ...
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August 22, 2017

Federal Protection Inc. Lends Financial Customers Easy System Management with Bosch Control Panels and Connect ONE® from Connected Technologies, LLC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Federal Protection Inc. Lends Financial Customers Easy System Management with Bosch Control Panels and Connect ONE® from Connected Technologies, LLC   Systems integration firm provides cloud hosting to simplify intrusion and access control system management, credentialing and programming controls.   Crystal Lake, IL, August 22, 2017—Headquartered in Springfield, Mo., Federal Protection Inc. provides targeted security services to customers in a range of commercial and residential vertical markets – with a fine focus on financial and banking industries. The privately held company, established in 1969, leverages the Connect One® integrated cloud-hosted security platform from Connected ...
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May 9, 2017

Tesla Model X Acts as Operational ‘Office’ for Integrator

Jeff Kesterson of Nightwatch Security & Telephone controls lighting, security, locks and HVAC via 17-inch touchscreen inside Tesla Model X automobile.Connected Technologies dealer takes web-hosted platform for a ‘spin.’CE Pro - http://www.cepro.com/article/tesla_model_x_security_integrator   Crystal Lake, IL, May 9, 2017—Jeff Kesterson, owner of Nightwatch Security & Telephone, LLC in Sedalia, Mo., a Connect ONE® by Connected Technologies dealer, has a penchant for security and automation – and a love of his Tesla Model X vehicle.   He recently discovered that his all-electric Tesla sports utility could ...
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March 9, 2017

Connect ONE® Provides New Opportunities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Connect ONE® Provides New Opportunities Your business should be – provider of critical information. Crystal Lake, IL, March 9, 2017—The business up the road with the aviary or the poultry farmer – did you know you can help them with simple devices to control temperature, humidity and carbon dioxide?  How about being able to monitor for carbon dioxide (used and stored for mixing soft drinks) in restaurants, greenhouse clients concerns about elevated CO2 gases and plant health or general indoor air quality? It’s not security, but it fits in your wheelhouse ...
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February 17, 2017

Give Your Customers the Wow Factor!

Connect ONE® now offers third-party services to third-party devices.  Security Sales & Integration - http://www.securitysales.com/article/connected_one_adds_voice_initiated_system_control_capability?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=editorial&eid=343139223&bid=1671531Crystal Lake, IL, February 17, 2017—Connected Technologies, LLC, Crystal Lake, Ill., continues to respond to new industry and market trends through the Connect ONE® Cloud-Hosted Service, including the exciting capability to add voice-initiated system control through home and mobile platform systems such as Siri and Google Assistant.  "With our new voice recognition control, ...
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January 6, 2017

The Hottest New Integrations from Connected Technologies

Nest, Honeywell Vista and Bosch Remote ConnectivitySecurity Sales & Integration - http://www.securitysales.com/article/connected_technologies_announces_new_cloud_integrations Security Dealer Magazine (SDM) - http://digitaladmin.bnpmedia.com/publication/?i=390648&ver=html5&p=178 Crystal Lake, IL, January 6, 2017—New integrations from Connected Technologies, LLC with the industry’s most exciting products continues to expand the installation and specification possibilities of the Connect One® cloud hosted-hosted security management platform. Nest Camera Integration The Connect ONE platform now supports the popular Nest indoor and outdoor cameras. When you install Nest, you can view and ...
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November 9, 2016

ScanPass® Mobile Credential Announces Honeywell Integration

Dealers installing VISTA Series panels can now add state-of-the-art access control Security Today https://securitytoday.com/Directory/2017/03/Connect-ONE-cloud-hosted-security-management-platform.aspx Crystal Lake, IL, November 9, 2016—Connected Technologies, LLC, maker of the Connect ONE® cloud-hosted security management platform, has announced new, seamless integration with Honeywell Security’s VISTA-128BPT and VISTA-250BPT Turbo Series control panels. Now, security dealers can easily add the latest access control feature ScanPass® Mobile Credential to their customer’s Honeywell VISTA installations. Powered by Connect ONE, ScanPass Mobile Credential is a high-security access control application never before available with the Honeywell line. ...
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September 9, 2016

Packaged Solution Helps Dealers Expand Security to New Markets

Commercial “All in One” Package from Connect ONE® pre-engineered for quick-start Crystal Lake, IL, September 9, 2016–Perhaps you have a facilities manager or end-user customer who would prefer doing their own security installations, or has an engineering staff to handle system upgrades and enhancements. You can still reach those clients with the Commercial All in One Package from Connect ONE® -- a completely turnkey integrated solution that also lets you earn significant recurring monthly revenue (RMR). This is also the perfect application if you are thinking about offering a DIY commercial product to your customers. ...
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April 1, 2016

How to Build a Powerful Security Presentation

 
SmartShow™ wows customers with market-specific demonstration   Crystal Lake, IL, April 1, 2016 — What would it mean if you could tailor your integrated security solution sales presentation specifically to the end-user’s facility, demonstrating exactly how it would work for them? Now you can with SmartShow™, a powerful, market-specific, virtual demo for Connect ONE®, the flagship integrated security management platform from Connected Technologies LLC, Crystal Lake, Ill. SmartShow illustrates deployments of the cloud-hosted Connect ONE, which seamlessly integrates security, access control, video monitoring, energy management and critical temperature monitoring and allows dealers to view, control and ...
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March 8, 2016

ScanPass® Mobile Credential Shown During ISC West at ELK Products Booth 7033

  Barcodes and smart devices can be alternatives to access readers and access cards/fobs   Crystal Lake, IL, March 8, 2016—Connected Technologies, LLC partners with ELK Products, Inc. enhancing the access control capability of ELK’s M1 Cross Platform Control®.  The integration between ELK’s M1® and Connected Technologies’ renowned Connect ONE® cloud service provides enhanced user management and activity logging options.  The addition of the Connect ONE Access Expander and ScanPass® Mobile Credential increases the access control capabilities of ELK M1 to as many as 203 access points and 10,000 ...
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September 3, 2015

Connect ONE® Access Expander Lets Systems Integrators Migrate into New Profitable Markets

Dealers can offer automation and robust access control and enter new verticals  Security Info Watch - http://www.securityinfowatch.com/press_release/12102890/connect-one-access-expander-lets-systems-integrators-migrate-into-new-profitable-markets Security Dealer Magazine - http://www.sdmmag.com/articles/91690-access-expander-is-designed-to-help-systems-integrators Crystal Lake, IL, August 3, 2015—Connect ONE®, the flagship, integrated security management platform from Connected Technologies, LLC, has developed a new Access Expander that allows systems integrators to broaden their scope of services for both residential home automation to robust commercial automation with expansive access control features, security, video verification and many other integrated systems allowing to easily transitioning into new, cloud-based recurring monthly ...
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September 1, 2015

Connected Technologies adds Bosch control panel support to cloud-hosted security management platform [Hide]

Security Sales & Integration - http://www.securitysales.com/article/bosch_security_systems_connected_technologies_partner
Security World - http://security.world/connected-technologies-adds-bosch-control-panel-support-to-cloud-hosted-security-management-platform/
Security Info Watch - http://www.securityinfowatch.com/press_release/12122428/connected-technologies-adds-bosch-control-panel-support-to-cloud-hosted-security-management-platform

Dealers and integrators can offer a complete suite of security services to residential

and commercial customers through a new partnership between Connected

Technologies, LLC, Crystal Lake, Ill., and Bosch Security Systems,

Inc. Connect ONE® the flagship security management platform from Connected

Technologies now integrates seamlessly with the B Series and new G

Series security control panels from Bosch.

 

Connect ONE lets users control and manage solutions that include security,

access control, video, energy management, and more from an intuitive interface

that is accessible from a PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet. Through Connect

ONE, users with B Series or new G Series Control Panels can check status,

arm or disarm systems, view live video or snapshots from Bosch IP cameras

integrated with the panels, and lock, unlock or secure doors within G Series

systems that include access control. They can also add, remove and

change passcodes and access credentials using the Connect ONE interface.

 

Dealers have the flexibility to select the most appropriate level of service for

their business and their customer. They can fully administer the solution for

their customer, have the customer manage it, or provide a blended service offering.

 

“With the integration, Bosch dealers now have interactive services supported

by the cloud that allow them to expand their customer base through additional

market verticals and grow their recurring monthly revenue,” says Mike Simon,

a former dealer and managing partner, Connected Technologies. “We’re excited

about this partnership and will work closely with Bosch to continue to

make the offering more robust and conducive to dealers who want to grow

their profitability by providing additional, valuable interactive services to their

customers.”

 

“Through the integration with Connect ONE, we’re able to offer dealers and

end users even greater flexibility for interacting with and controlling their

Bosch systems – whether they prefer a laptop, tablet or smartphone,” says

Tom Mechler, applications design manager, Bosch Security Systems, Inc.

“This enhances the user experience and allows our dealers to increase their

competitive edge by providing greater value to their customers.”

 

The Connect ONE dealer portal allows dealers to view and control all their

customer’s devices and locations on one screen, which can help eliminate the

need to roll trucks for site visits and reduce support costs. There is no software

to manage and no user licensing fees required.

 

For more information on Connect ONE, visit www.simplifywithconnectone.com

or call 866-976-3520. For more details on the B Series or new G Series Control

Panels from Bosch, visit www.boschsecurity.us or call 800-289-0096.

 

About Connected Technologies:

The Connect ONE web-hosted interface manages all solutions – security, access

control, video, critical temperature monitoring and more from an easy-touse

platform accessible from PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet. Created with

both user and dealer in mind, Connected Technologies partners with industry

leading firms, such as Bosch Security Systems. Connected Technologies is

owned and operated by Mike Simon and his son Dan Simon, managing partners

and former systems integrators who are the developers of Connect

ONE®.

 

About Bosch Security Systems:

The Bosch division Security Systems is a leading global supplier of security,

safety, and communications products, solutions and services. More than

12,400 associates generated sales of 1.5 billion euros in fiscal 2014. Protecting

lives, buildings and assets is our aim. The product portfolio includes video

surveillance, intrusion detection, fire detection and voice evacuation systems

as well as access control and management systems. Professional audio and

conference systems for communication of voice, sound and music complete

the range. Bosch Security Systems develops and manufactures in its own

plants across the world. Additional information can be accessed at

www.boschsecurity.us

 

Contact:

Anne Insero

Bosch Security Systems, Inc.

Phone: +1 585-678-3152

E-mail: anne.insero@us.bosch.com

Deborah O’Mara

DLO Communications for Connected Technologies

Phone: +1 773-414-3573 (m)

E-mail: dlocommunications@gmail.com

February 16, 2015

Connect ONE® Features Critical Video Verification

Fortify surveillance installations while adding RMR   Crystal Lake, IL, February 16, 2015—Connect ONE®, the flagship, integrated security management platform from Connected Technologies, LLC, fortifies its web-based interface with video verification, a critical component of timely law enforcement response. Connect ONE strengthens the dealer’s value proposition by providing the ability to verify intrusion at the protected premises, delivering instant video snapshots real-time to smartphones or other connected devices. Video verification from Connect ONE offers simple-to-configure rules capturing video from up to five cameras per event. It features event plus video viewing onscreen and the ability to ...
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