Construction

How Big Data Can Revolutionize the Construction Industry

Posted by Steve Mansell on December 3, 2018

Big data. This relatively new term is tossed around a lot in the business world but what does it mean? Big data describes the large amount of information flooding companies every day, as well as the powerful computing systems needed to process it. As technology evolves,…

Valuable Tips for Securing Your Construction Site During the Holidays

Posted by Steve Mansell on November 30, 2018

The holidays are here and that means many construction sites will shut down for a day or two, possibly even longer. There’s no question that construction sites are dangerous environments for workers and visitors. Unattended ones can also pose tremendous risks, from theft and…

Solar-Powered Surveillance Units for Remote Construction Security Solution

Posted on November 15, 2018

By their very nature, construction sites are challenging to secure. Ones located in rural or remote areas can be even more arduous. Because no two sites are the same, the most effective remote security solution is one that is customized for your unique needs by a company that…

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

Posted by Blake Mitchell on November 14, 2018

For criminals to commit a crime, they must have the desire, the ability and the opportunity to do it. In an effort to minimize the threat, many law enforcement agencies promote the principles of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED). CPTED means designing the…

The New Stealth Monitoring

Posted by Blake Mitchell on November 12, 2018

In November 2016, Stealth Monitoring merged with UCIT Online. Since then, we have grown to become North America’s largest independent provider of video security technology solutions. As a result, Stealth has expanded its service offerings and reach for many commercial verticals…

How Do Audio Warnings Deter Unwanted Activity?

Posted by Rick Charney on November 12, 2018

The last thing a criminal wants, besides getting caught, is to attract attention. That’s why audio warnings are an effective method for deterring unwanted activity. Not only do audio warnings highlight a situation, they let intruders know they are being watched. The earlier…

Alternative Solution for a Security Guard Service

Posted by Chris O' Rourke on November 12, 2018

Commercial and residential property managers have an obligation to maintain a safe environment and keep tenants and visitors free from injuries and dangerous conditions. Traditionally, many have sought out a security guard service to help protect their properties, but there are…

Construction Industry Trends for 2019

Posted by Steve Mansell on November 9, 2018

The construction industry is typically slow to adopt new technology. That, however, may change in 2019 due to several trends growing in popularity, including augmented reality, robotics, drones and building information modeling. Augmented reality gives users the opportunity to…