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Smart video monitoring is a modern security essential. With video alerts, live security camera feeds and 24-hour recording options, video makes it easy to stay in the know about important activity at your home or business. 

With's newly launched video analytics service, it can be even more valuable. 

Video analytics is a highly intelligent security feature that monitors your property's video streams to distinguish important events from routine activity. It uses this real-time insight to filter and categorize your video alerts, giving your video monitoring a new level of control, customization and value. 

Video analytics uses cutting-edge artificial intelligence, developed by our computer vision research team for home and business security. It can tell whether a moving object in your driveway is a person, an animal or a vehicleIt can ignore a person who quickly visits your front door and then leaves (the mailman), but alert you if a visitor lingers too long in the same place. It makes these distinctions in real time before alerting you—or not—according to your preferences. 

Video analytics also lets you create virtual "zones" and multi-directional "tripwires" for your cameras, enabling it to further categorize activity based on the layout of your home or business and the areas you need to protect. You can know when: 

Vehicles come and go: Know when a vehicle stops outside your home, but not every time a vehicle drives past. 

Visitors linger: Get a video alert if someone lingers by your front door, but not when the mail is delivered. 

Pets break the rules: Know if your pet breaks the rules to nap on the couch when you're at work—or if your neighbor's dog pays an unwelcome visit to your lawn. 

Video analytics is the latest in a line of proactive, intelligent safeguards developed by to keep your home or business safer, including Crash and Smash protection,  Unexpected Activity Alerts and Geo-Services triggers. 

If you're interested in activating video analytics, contact Reed Security a Reed Security Authorized Dealer to learn about security camera and service plan options. 


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Every year 30,000+ Security Geeks (oops...Gurus) attend the biggest security expo in North America - ISCWest. Charge!

We connected with suppliers to negotiate the best pricing and brought the latest smart home and smart business technology back for our Clients and Dealers. Would you rather deal with the Dinosaurs that never change or the People that believe in Innovation?

Our partner Johnson Controls had a very busy booth. Product lines that we professionally install include DSC, Qolsys, American Dynamics, Exacq and Kantech.

The biggest advantages of using these sister product lines are integration and one app to control your security solutions. True convenience!

COMING SOON: Reed Security has been approved to become a Kantech Entrapass Global Dealer.

Senior Account Executive, Geoff Assman (right), connected with Kantech Field Application Specialist, Tom Giftochristos, to review the new features in Kantech EntraPass v8.0 including mobile app enhancements and a redesigned web interface.

NEW: Reed Security now offers Kantech Hattrix cloud-based access control. No server or up front software costs + no backups required. Conveniently manage your locations from your smartphone or desktop. Requires high-speed internet at the secured premises. Contact us for pricing details.

Automatic Systems has a fence barrier solution that ties into keyless entry systems. Restrict traffic in and out of your compound. Check out the video.

We visited our partner HIKvision with our Brand Ambassadors, Rain and Meadow. What's more fun than demoing HIKCentral Management software on four 65" screens?

HikCentral is a video business intelligence solution that provides features such as facial recognition, face matching and searching and people counting. Businesses can improve efficiencies and reduce costs. 

Using deep learning technology, AcuSense detects humans and vehicles and filters out unwanted false alarms.

When a human or vehicle is detected a strobe light and audible alarm are triggered - a huge deterrence for unwanted visitors.

Instant alerts can also be sent to your smartphone.

All objects with a temperature above absolute zero emit thermal radiation, even at low levels. This kind of radiation, invisible to the human eye, can be detected by thermal imaging sensors. 

Thermal Cameras can produce images in the visual spectrum by detecting temperature differences between an object and its surroundings. The larger the difference, the bigger the contrast variety, making details visible. Thermal cameras can be used for applications in more challenging environments to detect people and fire.

Our partner Avigilon released ACC 7 video management software featuring Focus of Attention, a cutting-edge user interface for live video monitoring. It uses AI-powered self-learning analytics and Unusual Motion Detection technologies to help ensure critical events don't go unnoticed. 

Over 5 million people trust ALARM.COM installation partners such as Reed Security to protect their homes and businesses. From one single smartphone app you can control your smart security system, smart lights, smart locks, smart garage doors, smart thermostat, HD cameras, wi-fi doorbell camera and more...

COMING SOON: 16 channel commercial Stream Video Recorder's video analytics engine provides an intelligent new layer of security and awareness for home and business owners. 

Object classification and object tracking technology can distinguish between People, Vehicles and Animals, determine an object's direction of movement, and measure the duration of activity. subscribers can selectively control and manage notifications and assign virtual zones and multi-directional "tripwires" so they can monitor their properties for highly specific activity.

*Vehicles coming and going: Know when a vehicle stops outside your home during the daytime, or if a vehicle leaves unexpectedly overnight. 

*Lingering Visitors: Get a video alert if someone lingers by your front door, but not when the mail is delivered.

*Pet Protection: Know which neighbor's dog has been visiting your lawn. Know immediately if your own pet bends the rules and naps on the couch when you're at work.

*Automated Deterrence: Set your lights and other home automation scenes to turn on when a person enters your backyard, but not when an animal enters.

*Vendor Validation: Business managers can confirm that a delivery truck pulled into the loading dock, but won't be notified each time a customer exits the building.

NOW AVAILABLE: Video analytics now work with ADC-V522IR indoor wi-fi camera, ADC-722W wi-fi bullet camera, ADC-VC726 poe mini bullet camera, ADC-VC736 poe bullet camera, ADC-VC826 poe dome camera and ADC-VC836 poe turret camera. Requires a video analytics plan subscription. 

SHIPPING SOON: Interlogix Simon XTi5i has a an updated display that matches with the app. Now supports 80 wireless zones. displays a solar powered security camera. Perfect where no power is available. Not available for sale yet on their web site.

The smartest security and automation on the block goes commercial.

Our partner Qolsys now has a UL 1610 Certification for Commercial Burglar detection. This cutting-edge system is the perfect solution for small businesses!

Features include: 7" HD touchscreen, up to four partitions, screen lock, 6-digit passcodes, support for PowerG sensors (industry best range of 1.6km open air), disarm photos and secondary keypads.

The 2.3 Commercial software update also enables for Business, the industry’s leading interactive services platform integrating smart business security, access control, smart video monitoring and energy management technology.


Our top-rated apps make it easy to manage your smart home or monitor your business with everything connected into a single, intuitive interface. Trusted by millions, the app integrates your security system, connected devices and more into a reliable, easy and smart experience.

Control your whole home from a single screen. Whether you’re at work, on vacation or just relaxing in front of the TV,’s mobile app puts your home’s security, access and comfort at your fingertips. Secure your home, dim the lights, view alerts, watch live video and even answer the door with just a few clicks on your mobile device or tablet. #smarthome #smartbusiness #reedsecurity


When you start your own business, there's plenty to keep you awake at night. 

Did we choose the best location? How can we reach more customers? How are things looking at the business right now—as in: right now, at 10:30 PM? 

When she opened beauty and skincare boutique Ivy Wild, Washington D.C. business owner Rachel Mulcahy worried about all of the above. After having a full suite of for Business security technology installed, however, Rachel found it easy to put security concerns to bed. 

"With, it takes maybe five seconds to check in," Rachel says.  "I don't have to wonder what's happening at the store. I can just know." 

Here's how helps Rachel protect and run her business.

Smart alerts and video feeds keep Rachel in the know

With smart security cameras inside and outside Ivy Wild, Rachel can have a 360° view of what's happening anytime—no matter where she is. Her for Business app lets her quickly view a live feed from any camera, or find a recorded video clip of something that happened earlier. 

"I feel like I can be at the store even when I'm not at the store," she says. "I can tap my app's video button and see the store indoors and out." also offers Rachel an array of notification options for keeping up with important activity. 

"I get a notification when the store is closed up and secure." she says. "I can get an alert if the store doesn't open on time. lets me know who arrived, and when. And if I get a notification that something is wrong, I can open my app and see exactly what's happening." 

Related: "Being in control means knowing what's happening. That's what gives me."  

Smart safeguards protect Ivy Wild's inventory 

Ivy Wild carries high-quality cosmetics and products that could make an attractive target for thieves. Rachel rests easier knowing that her security system is professionally monitored.  In the event of a break-in, local police will be alerted without Rachel needing to act.  Additionally, offers Ivy Wild a range of automated safeguards to protect different aspects of the store. 

"For example, I'm not always here at the end of the day to lock up," Rachel says. "So, I have an rule that locks our smart lock, automatically, every day at closing time. 

Even Ivy Wild's smart thermostat helps protect things. 

"It would be a problem if the store got too hot," Rachel says. "We don't want our cosmetics getting overheated; it could degrade the quality. Fortunately, I can see and control the temperature from anywhere with my app. If things get too warm, I'll get a temperature alert. It's amazing to have take care of these things.

Managing access for employees is easy—and more secure

Ivy Wild has four part-time employees, who all need to access the store at different times. With's smarter access control, that's easy. 

"I can quickly set up access for a new employee," says Rachel. "I go into my dashboard, set them up with a keycard, then specify the times and days on which they have access to the store. If anyone forgets their card—although it hasn't happened yet—I can unlock the door remotely with my app." 

Related: "With keyless access, for Business makes my life easier." 

As Ivy Wild grows, Rachel expects to rely on even more. 

"If we open another location, I'll want the same technology there," she says. "Being able to manage employee access for two stores, side by side, with each store's video feeds and activity alerts too, would be huge." 

"This is a security system but it does so much more," says Rachel. "I consider it an essential business tool—something every owner should have."  

Want for your business?  

Professionally delivered by Reed Security, for Business is the smartest way to upgrade your security, access control, video surveillance and energy management.


If you would like more information on Smart Home or Business Security & Automation please Contact Us for a Free Security Evaluation.

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