Anyone in the business of designing a product should know that a key feature, a very important feature is the ease-of-use of that product. Designing a product that’s easy to use is not just nice but it’s a must in today’s competitive world. Consumers have plenty of choices and they don’t tolerate less than superior products that are hard to use.
Welcome to our professional security dealers’ edge, a bi-weekly collection of the five articles this week that caught our eyes on the web.
As professional dealers, you’re busy focusing on your business, dealing with daily activities to keep your existing customers happy and to find more opportunities with new ones. Oftentimes, you just don’t have the time to keep up and be in-the-know of everything that’s happening in our industry. Yet, you know how important this is to stay competitive.
This is why we’ll be dedicating a post every other week to include links to articles that are interesting for our industry. We’ve done the homework so you won’t have to search for what’s important and what’s not.
This year’s Electronic Security Expo (ESX) will take place June 8th through June 10th at the Fort Worth Convention Center with association meetings happening earlier in the week. If you haven’t registered for this event, you’ll still have time to do so by going to >>here. The conference catalogue can be found >>here.
Security dealers have to constantly stay on top of the latest advances in products available. Because they know to compete and win business, they have to offer consumers the best in order to meet their changing demands. At the same time, like business owners of other industries, security dealers are also looking for ways to improve their bottom line.
To grow your business and be recognized as an expert in any industry, you must be on top of what’s happening in your respective field. Joining in on the conversation of the day and providing your expertise with the industry at large will elevate you and your business. In this post, we have the three tutorials we’ve created for our community of professional security dealers on the specific topic of finding great content, getting in-the-know and sharing it.
Resolution Products has recently launched the Universal Translator™ family. The Universal Translator is the proud recipient of 2016 SIA’s New Product Showcase award for Best in Intrusion Detection and Prevention for the Wireless category. Through extensive testing and ingenuity, this patented translator gives security professional great opportunities for more revenue. The Universal Translator™ can receive almost any signal and communicates using a wide range of wireless protocols.
Every 14.6 seconds, a burglary occurs in the United States. Many homeowners believe it won’t happen to them, but according to Frank Chaput’s article, this startling statistic proves that unprotected properties are always at risk. In fact, the intruder may be residing in your same neighborhood, just mere miles from your home. Lisa and Bradford Schulz are no strangers to this fact. Last September, they experienced a forced entry break-in that greatly rocked their sense of security and safety.
We’re excited that Don Weber has joined Resolution Products executive staff as our Vice President of Sales. Don will scale the Sales organization to serve our expanding product line and diverse customer base.
“Don is a powerful addition, with strongly relevant experience both inside and outside security; a key qualification for a fast growing, disruptive company in the converging connected-home market,” said Brian Seemann, President of Resolution Products.
This is the first post of a series on Thread.
Thread-Certified Smart Home Devices Are On Their Way
The Thread Group has recently announced that their official certification program is now live. Companies with smart home devices following Thread standards can now submit their products for testing. If the products pass a battery of rigorous tests, they will receive the official Thread Certification stamp, recognizing their compliance. Already, the first wave of 30+ products have begun their testing.