Blog

Posted on February 21, 2018 by Kosta R
Categories: Commercial
We, at OnGuard Security Solutions, never stop improving our product and offer mix to meet growing demand for efficiency and accuracy of Commercial Fire Alarm Systems
 
OnGuard Security Solutions installs Potter Electric Signal Company's Commercial Fire Alarm Systems
 
This year we are glad to announce that we have created a new partnership with Potter Electric Signal Company, LLC as our primary Fire Alarm Vendor. Potter manufactures and supplies state of the art Fire Alarm Systems, Fire Sprinkler Monitors, Corrosion Solutions and Nitrogen Generation and other commercially used Safety and Loss Prevention equipment. Potter Electric Signal Company has been operating in St. Louis, Missouri for over 120 years.
 
Potter Electric Signal Company is:
  • Holds Loss Prevention Certification Board certificate
  • Assembles products in the USA
 
We install Potter's Fire Alarm Systems with Addressable Pull Stations. Addressing a Pull Station brings more accuracy in Fire Safety. With Addressable Pull Stations in place Alarm Monitoring (Central) Station operators are able to pinpoint which pull station was engaged and direct Fire and Rescue teams in the most efficient way, hence increasing the chance of survival, injury-free fire accidents, and prevent loss of tangible assets.
 
Potter features IP-connected Fire Alarm Systems which enables us to integrate Potter Fire Alarm System into OnGuard Security Solutions designed Enterprise Security Solution with Access Control, Video Surveillance, Alarms and Intrusion Protection.
 
 
 
 
Posted on February 20, 2018 by Kosta R
Categories: Video Surveillance
 
Hanwha Wisenet WAVE software allows easy calibration of fisheye lens cameras with Fisheye Dewarping feature. We can set up the ceiling, wall, floor or table mounted fisheye camera and separate view area into “flat”, easy to see segments for better view and analysis. The Dewarping Calibration can be done automatically or fine-tuned manually. This function is also available for cameras with panamorphic lenses (panamorphic lenses are prism-shaped, projecting video on wide matrices (screens) with HD quality upscale by reordering pixels to make resolution denser without loss of energy to darken unused pixels).
 
Fisheye IP cameras, deployed by OnGuard Security Solutions, may significantly decrease cost of surveillance with less hardware to purchase and maintain, lower bandwidth consumption, without compromising quality and efficiency.
 
Wisenet WAVE - Fisheye Dewarping demo
 
 
Posted on February 19, 2018 by Kosta R
OnGuard Security Solutions is the first Electronic Security Company in Central Indiana to offer wide range of Hanwha Techwin Mid- to High-End video surveillance solutions, including Wisenet SSM an all-in-one management software platform that maximizes the efficiency of Wisenet network products and features:
  • High quality Deployment by OnGuard Security Solutions
  • Convenient Remote Management
  • Intuitive User Interface
  • Intelligent Event Management
  • Advanced Smart Video Search
  • Extensive Third Party Product and Service Integration
 
One of the most valuable features is Wisenet's ability to serve HD video from Security Surveillance Cameras with almost 10 times less network capacity requirements:
Video Surveillance Indianapolis
With Hanwha Techwin's video technology for enterprise, from OnGuard Security Solutions, can significantly improve surveillance efficiency and decrease network load, freeing capacity to serve other mission-critical data, resulting in significant savings. Click here to get our free Quick Quote and start improving your IT and financial performance!
 
Hanwha's Wisenet SSM presentation
 
Solution Summary
 
 
 
Posted on November 8, 2017 by Kirk Booher
Categories: General
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Posted on October 30, 2017 by Kirk Booher
Categories: Video Surveillance
Do you use wireless cameras? Are they Hi-Def?
 
Wireless Security Cameras
With today’s technology you can and we do recommend wireless security cameras in certain applications. Read more
 
Hi-Definition Security Camera Advantage
Other interesting thing is the difference between HD (High Definition) and SD (Standard Definition). Read more
 
Black-and-White Security Cameras
Another important consideration is the choice between color and black-and-white security cameras. Read more
 
Give us a call or email us for no obligation guaranteed free quick quote.
 
Posted on October 16, 2017 by Kirk Booher
Categories: Video Surveillance
Video surveillance clients who have been using the Broview app to log into their DVR to remote view cameras need to download SuperLivePro from the Apple app store here and enter the same settings (Port, which is normally 8000, User Name, Password). iOS11 is not currently supported by Broview and the manufacturer has not provided us a time frame when Broview will again be compatible.
 
The current DVR we use is now running NVMS7000 for remote viewing of video surveillance and security camera systems. If you would like to get quote on upgrading which allows Hi Def 3 mega pixel (10x greater resolution than analog) cameras that will work on the same wire or anything else, contact us for a price and features.
 
 
Posted on April 29, 2017 by OnGuard
Categories: General

Alarm Company Comparison Form

Choose wisely the company entrusted to protect what matters most.

Category # OnGuard / Guardian # Company B # Company C

CENTRAL MONITORING STATION

           
Facility Awards   2015 Central Station of the year by CSAA

 

Only 2 time winner to date

       
Certifications   UL Commercial and Residential, 5 star diamond by the CSAA, Factory Mutual        
Backups   Redundant facilities in PA and AZ,

 

3 power generators, dual communication trunks from separate tele-communication providers, secure building with access cntrl

       
Response Time   23 seconds average        
Years in Business   67 years        
Primary Communication   Verizon wireless LTE (or AT&T)        
Alternative Communication   Alarmnet, Telguard, Landline, IP        
2-way Voice   Enhanced svc via 2-way voicelink

 

Never be home alone during an emergency

       
Video Monitoring Service   Yes, Rapid Response        
             
Monitoring rate guarantee   Monitoring rate price protection for term        
             
INSTALLATION            
Technician Training   Trained by factory reps        
Background checked   Yes        
Drug tested   Yes, Random        
Owner’s wife standard   Yes   NA   NA
Communication   Yes, Call when enroute, text, office        
Project mgr.   Yes        
Proper installation checklist   Yes, 33 point        
Certificate of Completion Process and Form   All zones confirmed to monitoring ctr        
Training and set-up   Up to 1 hr. included, no add charge        
Cleanup   We will leave your as is, if not cleaner.        
Uniformed technicians   Yes        
Identification credentials   Yes        
             
             
EQUIPMENT            
Alarm brands   2gig GC2-GC3, DSC NEO, Honeywell Vista, Interlogix Simon and Concord, Firelite, other        
Video brands   LTS-HIKvision, TruVision, HTS, VideoFied, other        
Access Control brands   Interlogix TruPortal, IEI,        
Warranty   One year parts and labor (3 support plans available with 3yr and Lifetime Warranty)        
Pricing   Itemized and transparent        
Monitoring rate guarantee   Monitoring rate price protection for term        
Recycling   We recycle old equipment and batteries.        
             
SERVICE            
3 support plans available   Silver, Gold & Platinum Options:

 

Allows you to budget and get the custom level of service and support you want beyond our standard Bronze warranty.

       
Guarantee   Triple Guarantee

 

1)$ 500 theft deductible

2) 6 month satisfaction guarantee or

E your money back

3) Free move of alarm basic pkg after 1 yr*

       
Emergency service available   24/7 if you need us        
Interactive   Mobile tech via alarm.com allows us to diagnose and fix many issues remotely        
Office manager / Customer service agent   Full time to serve your needs        
Emergency Installs   If you have an emergency, we have one.        
             
             
OTHER            
Angie’s list   OnGuard Super Service Award Winner

 

2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

       
Home Advisors   5 star rated        
Google   5 star rated        
Veteran Certified Business   Yes        
Guardian Protection Services

 

Authorized Dealer

  5 years        
Owner’s years of industry experience   Since 1983 (34 years)        
Independent   We carry multiple brands and services to best suit your needs, not ours.        
Partners   We believe in aligning ourselves with the best of the best.        
Comprehensive 7 point security level   We strive to provide complete security solutions. Were we are unable to deliver with expertise we refer.        
Digital fingerprint program   Free Digital BioDocs at Community Events        
Local ‘brick and motor’   Yes, local service and installation        
Referral rewards   OnGuard cash or free monitoring        
Owner – Operator directly involved   Yes        
Posted on April 28, 2017 by OnGuard
Categories: General
Security Alarms
 
Fishers has an alarm ordinance that requires homes and businesses with security/fire alarm systems to have an alarm permit application on file with the police department. The purpose of the permit is to accurately track contact information for the owners of these structures and help reduce the number of false fire and security alarms.
The alarm permit has a bi-annual fee of $25 and is non-transferrable. Alarm renewal permit applications are mailed roughly a month in advance of your renewal date. You must make sure to update the police department of any changes in contact information.
 
The police and fire department respond to every reported alarm. If you accidentally set off the alarm, we ask you to call your alarm company and the non-emergency dispatch at (317) 773-1282 and ask to send a “disregard” message to the officer or fire department.
 
The ordinance grants three false alarms within a calendar year prior to recording an “offense” false alarm. Beginning with the fourth false alarm, the violation will be considered a first offense and fined accordingly. The fine schedule is progressive in nature. The first offense is $50, second offense is $100, and third and subsequent offenses are $150. You can read the ordinance in its entirety by viewing Title XI, Chapter 111 of the Fishers Code of Ordinances.
 
The intent of this ordinance is to insure that security/fire alarm systems function properly and that operators are doing their part to minimize false alarms. By reducing our responses to false alarms, duty officers are available to respond to other calls for service.
Posted on April 28, 2017 by OnGuard
Categories: General
Fire Protection Systems Test Checklists
 
  • Fishers Fire Department Fire Alarm  LINK
  • Fire Alarm Record of Completion LINK
 
Posted on April 28, 2017 by OnGuard
Categories: General
Emergency Kit
Preparing an Emergency Kit
 
The first component of being prepared for disasters is to have an emergency supply kit for each person in your home. The supply kits should be stocked with enough items to last for three days.
 
Important items to include in an emergency kit include:
 
  • Water, one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation.
  • Food, at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food.
  • Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries for both.
  • Flashlight and extra batteries.
  • First Aid kit.
  • Whistle to signal for help.
  • Dust mask, to help filter contaminated air.
  • Plastic sheeting and duct tape to seal air leaks if you shelter-in-place.
  • Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation.
  • Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities.
  • Can opener for food (if kit contains canned food).
  • Local maps.
  • Cell phone with chargers, inverter or solar charger.
In addition to the basic items, you should also include important medications, supplies for pets, important documents, hygiene items and a change of clothing.
 
Water
 
You can also keep household chlorine bleach and medicine dropper on hand. When diluted nine parts water to one part bleach, bleach can be used as a disinfectant. Or in an emergency, you can use it to treat water by using 16 drops of regular household liquid bleach per gallon of water. Do not use scented, color safe or bleaches with added cleaners.
 
  • Don’t Forget the Pets
  • What your pet emergency kit should include
  • Container of water
  • One week supply of canned or dry food
  • Can opener
  • Dishes for food and water
  • Any medication that your pet requires
  • Cage/carrier
  • Leash/collar
  • Plastic bags for cleaning up after your pet
  • Kitty litter
  • A blanket or towel
  • A familiar toy
  • Medical records
  • A backpack or duffle bag for storing the above items
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6330 E 75th St Suite 120
 Indianapolis, IN 46250
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 Saturday: 9am - 5pm
 Sunday: Closed
6330 East 75th Street., Suite 120 Indianapolis, IN 26250