Security Systems


USA: Security Systems: Security System Manufacturers





There are three main types of security system: Physical Security Systems, Surveillance Systems, and Alarm Systems.


Physical Security Systems include fencing, secure doors and gates, shutters, and locks. Surveillance Systems comprise security cameras, which may be networked together, with images transmitted to remote monitoring centers via the internet. Alarm systems comprise burglar, fire, and smoke alarms; these also may be networked to convey alarms to a monitoring center.


This product guide describes leading suppliers in each of these three categories. For additional information, please see our related Product Guides on: Door Locks, Security Shutters, Burglar Alarms, Fire Alarms, Security Cameras, and Smoke Alarms




The following security system suppliers have comprehensive websites, with information on all aspects of security systems, including online catalogs and specifications for security systems, and care and maintenance of security systems.


Apex CCTV: Security Systems. Apex CCTV, based in Allen, Texas, is a leading online supplier of CCTV security cameras and related security equipment. In order to keep prices down it buys direct from the manufacturer. Its website is organized into the following sections: Security Cameras, DVR Systems, DVR Cards, System Packages, Lenses, Cables, Housings & Mounts, Power Supplies, Accessories, and Specials. The Apex CCTV website contains more than 40 video tutorials and how-to guides. Topics range from configuring and IP security camera for remote viewing to setting up a complete video surveillance system. The Apex CCTV website also contains a directory of CCTV installers.


Bulk CCTV Store: Security Sytems. Bulk CCTV Store, based in Elgin, Illinois, is a leading distributor of surveillance systems, including CCTV Cameras, Digital Video Recorders, Siamese Coax Cable, Connectors, Security Cable, and Fire Cable. Manufacturers whose product it carries include Platinum Tools, ICM Corporation, Vivotech, AGi Security, Foresight CCTV, and Bosch. Bulk CCTV store carries high resolution surveillance cameras with a built-in web server which allows for monitoring through any Internet Explorer browser. A built-in microphone allows for audio monitoring of a room for extra security.


Surveillance Video: Security Systems. Surveillance Video has been retailing electronic surveillance equipment for over thirty five years. It carries a range of more than 4,000 produces, including Security Cameras. The company offers a 110% Price Guarantee; if a purchaser can find the same product selling at a lower price online or in store, Surveillance Video will refund 110% of the price difference. Security Cameras are offered in two ranges: Value and Professional. The Value line includes systems with from one to 16 security cameras which are suitable for outdoor or indoor use.


Virtual Surveillance: Security Systems. Virtual Surveillance, based in Dallas, Texas, is a leading supplier of enterprise digital video surveillance systems for operations such as law enforcement, school districts, universities, casinos and industrial applications such as rapid transit systems. Their team includes software and hardware engineers, project managers and technical sales representatives. Their product range of NVR and DVR video surveillance systems ranges from basic systems with a few cameras to multi-site, multi-server installations with thousands of cameras and integration with other security systems such as access control and alarm systems.


Yale Door Locks: Security Systems. Yale is part of the Assa Abloy group, and operates in over one hundred countries. It makes a wide range of door locks, door handles, and other door hardware. Yale manufactures 12 types of deadbolt door lock. They are available in single or double cylinder form, and with plain or decorative design. Finishes include: Textured Black, Gun Metal, Oil Rubbed Bronze, Polished Chrome, Satin Nickel, Antique Nickel, Satin Chrome, Polished Brass, Antique Brass, and YaleGuard Gold. Yale also supplies other matching door furniture, including Handlesets, Knobs, and Lever Door Handles.



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