By: Deborah O’Mara - Published in Security Dealer & Integrator magazine - July 2014
in the systems integration industry over the last several years have been
mind-boggling. But any consternation over what’s happening can, with a little
imagination, be turned into new avenues of recurring monthly revenue (RMR).
It is not
just the traditional systems integration industry that has been affected. Every
low voltage discipline — from contractors who play in the residential sound
space, to IT providers who focus on network controls and infrastructure — is
facing dwindling hardware profit margins.
By: Rodney Bosch - Published in Security Sales & Integration magazine - August 2014
Idesco Corp. has
opened a new showroom in New York City to provide customers with live demos of
its key security products. The integrator offers a wide array of security
solutions, including ID card printers, video surveillance cameras, access
control systems and software.
By: Andrew Schonzeit - Published in the New York Real Estate Journal - August 2010
NEW YORK, NY Few companies with-
stand the test of time like Idesco
Corp. The New York Real Estate
Journal sat down with its princi-
pal, Andrew Schonzeit, to discuss
NYREJ: Andy, after 66 years
Idesco continues to flourish, can
you explain how?
AS: Idesco prides itself on adapta-
tion. We identify what we believe are
going to be future industry trends,
spend a considerable amount of
time and money in learning about
them and then if we feel that they
warrant it, we invest in them. We are
conservative in our approach and
rather than dive right in we take our
time to make sure that our decisions
By: Michael Troiani - Published in the New York Real Estate Journal - March 2010
As technology constantly evolves,
IP access control is quickly moving
forward with both new installations
and retrofitting existing legacy ac-
cess control systems. The control
panel concept is quickly being
replaced for access control just as
the DVR is being replaced with IP
When the Egged bus company, the national bus
company of Israel, wanted to develop a badge that would allow company
officials, employees, and their families to ride some bus routes free of
charge, they also wanted to ensure that the badges would not be misused or
duplicated by others.
There’s a famous old saying: “You can be safe a hundred times, but you only die once.” A group of miners enter a mine every work day for years, uneventfully. Suddenly one day, shortly after they enter there is an explosion and many of them are killed or injured. An owner/pilot of a small plane is interviewed on the radio and explains how safe flying is. Three days later he flies into a building and is killed. A skyscraper is filled with security devices of all kinds and is guarded on all sides. A huge airliner deliberately crashes into it, destroying the building and killing almost everyone inside the building.