A Look at the Upcoming year in the Security and Surveillance Industry
The home security and smart home industries change every year. 2018 will surely bring even more changes and adaptations to the industry. IHAAVS pays close attention to industry trends to make sure that we bring both new and long-time customers the best, most reliable offerings possible. The following three trends have been growing throughout 2017 and will likely be guiding forces in 2018.
You May Need a New Small Business Phone System
The analog telephone network has been around for almost 140-years. It has played a major role in communications, both voice and data, as the following infographic shows.
As of 2020, it is projected that US carriers will no longer have to maintain analog phone networks. In some states, as early as Jan 1, 2017, this legislation will take effect. As of 2030, the last remaining analog telephone line service is planned to be cancelled.
Let Us Help Dispel A Few Of the Common Myths
Smart home technology has become mainstream this year. It's no longer futuristic (sorry, Jetsons): it's here, it works, and it's very, very popular.
And yet, certain myths about this technology persist. Here are four that you've probably encountered. They're no longer true. Don't let them hold you back.
Do you know the age of your smoke detectors?
Don't wait: check the date. That's a message from the National Fire Prevention Association, organizers of Fire Prevention Week. If the smoke alarms in your house are more than ten years old, advise the experts, it's time to replace them.