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Posted on December 10, 2019 by Kirk Booher
New ADC-V523 Indoor Video Camera Now Available.
Great for video security, general video surveillance and being 'in the know'.
 
We’re excited to announce the availability of the newest 1080p indoor Wi-Fi camera for Alarm.com!
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
This surveillance camera delivers sharper image quality with High Dynamic Range (HDR), improved wireless Wi-Fi performance, and a super wide field of view.

The key features include:
  • 117° field of view
  • Two-Way Audio
  • Wi-Fi (2.4 GHz or 5 GHz)
  • IR night vision
It is the perfect indoor camera for a step up in performance at a price point that is still very competitive. Plus, combined with the Pro Video with Analytics 3000 service package, you can get smarter video alerts on what matters most.
 
IOS:
Intelligence
Operations
Security
 
Contact us to find out more and to see for yourself!
 
Posted on November 26, 2019 by Kirk Booher
We are excited to get this new video surveillance project underway! 
 
It all started because we were willing to do 1 sewer camera; Not glamorous, not that much money in it, and we had to innovate a tad and try a couple of options for the right fit but they liked it very much. 
 
This is the 3 subsequent job hence.  Just proves, all great oak trees start from a small acorn. 
 
Now, to get it installed in a timely and professional manner. I know our small but mighty team will handle it!
 
Posted on September 22, 2019 by Kirk Booher
Categories: General
John County, a 19 yr dedicated employee of Guardian Protection Services recently passed away.
 
It was a total shock. He died after working out at the GPS corp gym. His obituary link...way too young.
 
 
 
 
 
John's exemplified many of the characteristics that I appreciate about Guardian: 
 
  • Commitment
  • Steadiness
  • Professionalism
  • Process Driven
  • Quality Service
 
 
 
 
 
 
In honor of John and to raise a few dollars for his wife / young children, I am auctioning my Guardian Gold Circle Ring. I can't think of a better symbol in memory of John. 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
It's for a great cause and 100% will go to his family, so dig deep.
 
P.S.- If the minimum bid isn't received, I will give it to his wife for his children to remember him or whatever she wishes.
#guardianprotectionservices #gps #guardian #johncounty #goldcirclering #appreciate #family #JCstrong #bleedpurple
Posted on September 8, 2019 by Kirk Booher
Categories: Residential
Contact us today for true protection.
 
Posted on September 8, 2019 by Kirk Booher
Categories: General
Technology magic with what we do with electronic security, cameras, access control
Posted on September 5, 2019 by Kirk Booher
Categories: Video Surveillance
Like any system in life, video is only as good as it's the weakest link. We take careful consideration of the whole process in regard to security cameras and video surveillance and every product we use.  It's important that it works when YOU need it whether it be commercial or residential security systems. That's a good reason you should choose OnGuard. 

Another important facet is that junk in, junk out or better said; quality in, quality out.  
 
We will help you choose right and get the most for your money. After all, your life isn't movie or tv show. 
 
This video shows the difference between science-fiction and real life. 
 
Watch this, then call us.
 
 
 
Posted on July 22, 2019 by OnGuard
How to change a battery in Linear Z-wave Garage Door Controller Tilt Sensor
 
Posted on June 28, 2019 by Kirk Booher
 
 
Check out the interface with Apple's iWatch and Alarm.com
 
 
  
                                     Apple iWatch and Alarm.com app
 
Talk about convenience!
 
The Alarm.com app for Apple Watch includes features like:
  • Arm or Disarm the system
  • Control locks
  • Control garage door
  • Control thermostats
  • Control lights
  • View live video from most Alarm.com cameras

Note: At this time, the Apple Watch app currently does not support Alarm.com Wi-Fi Doorbell Cameras, '22 series, '25 series, and '26 series Alarm.com cameras.
 
 
Glance view allows you to quickly check the status of your system, and Actionable Notifications allow you to respond to certain notifications directly from the Apple Watch
 
 
INSTRUCTIONS
To add the Alarm.com complication to a watch face using the Apple Watch: 
 
Go to the Home screen. To return to the Home screen from another app or screen, press the Digital Crown (dial on the side of the watch). 
 



 
Firmly press and hold the display.
The Home screen will zoom out and Customize will appear below the current watch face.
 
Note: Some watch faces are not customizable. If the face is not customizable, there will be no Customize option. Swipe left or right to select a face that has the Customize option. 


 
Tap Customize.
At the top of the watch face you will see small dots. One will be white, the others grey, this indicates the number of pages that can be edited. Swipe to a page with small square boxes.
 


 
Tap the location on the face you would like to add the complication to.

Note: The Alarm.com Complication can only be placed in the small square boxes.
 
 
Rotate the Digital Crown (dial on the side of the watch) to scroll through available complication icons.

Note: The Alarm.com Complication icon is:


 
To save your changes, press the Digital Crown.
Tap the watch face or press the Digital Crown to set this as your current face.
 
Posted on May 28, 2019 by Kirk Booher
Categories: Commercial
Integrated Security Layers are Critical
 
Smart, layered security is an essential strategy for all security scenarios. They are certainly critical to stop or at least slow down mad man.
 
According to data from the US Naval Postgraduate School, there were 94 school gun violence incidents in 2018 — a record high since 1970, which is as far back as the data goes, and 59 percent higher than the previous record of 59 in 2006.
 
Facing this reality, what can we do to minimize the risk and damage associated with an active shooter?
 
That is a 'loaded' question and this is a systemic problem.
 
There isn't much we can do whether it be a school, church, or other public institutions to change a tide of this proportion without major changes in our culture.  Those big-picture fixes are beyond the scope of this article. 
 
There are however some practical solid things that can be done. 
 
Here in the State of Indiana, check for school grants to help fund your project. Contact us for details there. We can point you in the right direction.
 
Smart access control and video intercoms make a big difference for a fair price. With the advent of IP smart devices, there is a lot that can be done to empower onsite and first responders.
 
Cameras with LPR (License Plate Recognition) are quite doable. 
 
To find out more and explore specific options for your building and situation, contact us for details. We can present a variety of proven solutions.
 
Kirk Booher
www.WeAreOnGuard.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Posted on May 10, 2019 by Kirk Booher
Video Analytics is here and here to stay. It works great! It super when combined with a smart alarm, locks and more.
 
It reduces approximately 96% of false video triggers like trees blowing, shadows, bugs, etc.
 
This video analytic service is applicable for residential and small-medium business (SMB) commercial settings.
 
Check out this brief video on how video works:
 
Click above to watch video
 
Your smart video monitoring could be even more valuable with Alarm.com's video analytics, an intelligent new service that distinguishes important events from routine activity in real time.
 
Smart video monitoring is a modern security essential. With video alerts, live camera feeds and 24-hour recording options, the video makes it easy to stay in the know about important activity at your home or business. 

Video analytics is a smart intelligent security feature that monitors your property's video streams to distinguish important events from routine activity. It puts you in the know easier than ever. It uses this real-time, allowing you to be pro-active, giving you plain and clear insight to filter and categorize activity, giving your video monitoring a new level of control, customization and value. That is for sure! You gotta see it in action!

Video analytics uses cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI), developed by alarm.com's 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 vehicle. It 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 or office, but not every time a vehicle drives past. 

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

If people or 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 or a trespasser comes onto your property in an unwelcome area.
 
 
Streaming Video Recorder (SVR)
This system is great for home, small business, and other properties up to 8 cameras with the standard plan. Our standard offering includes a 1TB internal hard drive.
 
alarm.com svr local storage with cloud connection for video security
 
Commercial Streaming Video Recorder (CSVR just now available at time of this post)
With alarm.com new CSVR we can support up to 16 cameras with 16TB of redundant local hard drive storage.
 
alarm.com CSVR (Commercial Streaming Video Recorder - Cloud video)
 
Summary
Video analytics is the latest in a line of proactive, intelligent safeguards developed by Alarm.com, installed by OnGuard and monitored by you or our Central Station to keep your home or business safer, including Crash and Smash protection,  Unexpected Activity Alerts and Geo-Services triggers. 
 
Contact us today to get more info on this game-changing service! 
 
317.572.5777
or click the box at the top of the home page
 
 
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