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Read the latest in security news from Paragon Security & Locksmith. Contact us today to learn more about our security solutions.


COVID-19 Update: We’re Here 24/7 To Serve & Support

Paragon Security & Locksmith is here for you during this challenging time. We now function as an essential business to provide customers with timely service and support.
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2N® LTE Verso Intercom Wins Commercial Integrator BEST Award

2N® LTE Verso, the first LTE intercom in the world, is revolutionizing the commercial security market, receiving high honors at the InfoComm 2019 exhibition in Orlando, FL., by being named “Commercial Integrator BEST Award 2019”. The Commercial Integrator BEST (Best Electronics Systems Technologies) Awards is a yearly collection of the most outstanding AV products and […]



Cyber Secure Cloud-based Video Surveillance

What is the CLOUD? Essentially, the Cloud is the Internet. Often referred to as “the cloud,” cloud computing utilizes a network of hosted servers to store, manage, control and process data. You’re likely already using the Cloud in your everyday life. When you log into your email, your online banking, or your favorite television or […]



In-flight Camera Discovery Raises Sky High Security Question for Passengers

Security superhero, Oded Weinstock, weighed in with Lifehacker on a recent news story regarding in-flight airline cameras. Written by Josh Ocampo, here’s an excerpt from the article initially titled No, Airlines Aren’t Watching You With Cameras (Yet). Recently, while flying on a Singapore Airlines flight, Twitter user vkamluk took a photo of an entertainment console […]



Will Bus-Mounted Cameras Save The City’s Failing Bus System?

With over 2.5 million riders each day, New York City oversees the largest municipal bus fleet in the U.S. To keep New Yorkers moving, the city uses designated bus lanes to give buses priority in traffic and enable riders to commute to work, school, and other destinations in a reasonable amount of time. But with […]



Yale Turns Voices Into Keys With Alexa Unlock

Lock, unlock and check current lock status by just asking Alexa! As the world welcomes Alexa’s voice control convenience into their hearts, homes and businesses, smart lock manufacturers like Yale are turning voices into keys. Yale Locks & Hardware has unveiled support for Amazon Alexa with the addition of voice unlocking for its Assure Lock® […]



Siedle USA CEO Showcases Next Generation Intercom Security Technology

Siedle USA CEO, Karl Lamprecht recently stopped by to showcase the next generation of Intercom security technology including 3D face recognition, touch panel, mobile phone video connectivity, and many more features. 3D FACE RECOGNITION Adatis TouchEntry / FaceEntry biometric features such as the face are unique and identify a person without any doubt. Face detection […]



Video Surveillance To Drive Global Security as a Service Market Until 2020

(Originally published: BUSINESS WIRE)–The global security as a service market is expected to grow steadily during the predicted period and generate an impressive revenue of about USD 1.5 billion by 2020, according to Technavio’s latest report. In this report, Technavio covers the market outlook and growth prospects of the global security as a service market […]



Newtown Welcomes New Sandy Hook Elementary School

Newtown, Connecticut opens new Sandy Hook Elementary School four years after a mass shooting in the town shook the country. The design of the new school was created with input from security experts, community members, first responders, teachers and parents. Architects from Svigals + Partners and the Consigli Construction Company completed the building in 2015. […]



Customer Needs Drive Security Innovation

This article written by Roie Telyas was originally published to the Brivo blog as Innovation Secures Our Future. Paragon is a proud retail provider of Brivo products.  Innovation Secures Our Future Customer needs drive every business, and this has never been more true than in the security and locksmith industry. As the world becomes more digital and fast-paced to accommodate our […]



Keyless Access In New York City

Written by By MICHELLE HIGGINS | The New York Times New York Discovers Keyless Entry Systems In the next few months, residents at a handful of buildings in the city will be able to walk up to their apartment doors and go inside without fumbling for keys. And if the dog walker or cleaning service […]



Winter poses significant challenges to home security

Frigid weather, icy sidewalks, snow-covered driveways and frozen locks can all create major security problems in winter, especially since many homeowners take security shortcuts when faced with such annoying weather conditions.



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