Category Archives: Technology News

4K: A New Dimension in Surveillance Video

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Written By: Alan Chan, Senior Product Manager at the Security Systems Division at Sony Electronics.
New 4K surveillance cameras offer major benefits and opportunities to the video security industry with the biggest advantage being higher resolution. Based on positive experience of 4K in the broadcast, D-Cinema and consumer businesses, 4K has the potential of being the next resolution standard in the security … Read More »

Category 5e Becoming Obsolete?

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According to CommScope, a significant change is on the way in how office buildings are cabled.  In a recent blog post by CommScope’s Allan Nielsen and Matias Peluffo, we learned that Category 5e cabling, which is used in many offices around the world, will be considered obsolete for new installations following a decision this month by the ISO/IEC … Read More »

The Smartest Lighting, Supporting the Brightest Companies

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Extra Sensory Perception, Intelligent Lighting for Intelligent Buildings
BICSI accredited webinar presented by CommScope and Cree – Register Here
Are you the type who chases your kids around the house turning lights off as they leave every room? Or perhaps you’re like me, the one who never learned to turn lights off. Do you also close vents based on which … Read More »

Earn BICSI Credits: WESCO CSC Expert Webinar Series

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The Expert Webinar Series has returned! The newest course, “Killer Applications Require Killer Cabling: The Very Latest on Wi-Fi and Network Design,” will be held June 24, 10 – 11 a.m. (Central).  The presentation will be taught by Valerie Maguire, BSEE, Global Sales Engineer, The Siemon Company.
Attendees will gain a thorough understanding of the structured cabling implications of emerging and … Read More »

Berk-Tek Webinar: Achieving Maximum Performance for Voice, Data & Power in the Real World

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Getting the most from your network takes knowing more than its dB’s
As more devices and applications join the IP world, dBs alone are no longer the best measure of network performance.
Network performance metrics must now use application-specific tests and measures to ensure that ALL the services being provided are well delivered.
The Berk-Tek Webinar: Achieving Maximum Performance for Voice, Data & … Read More »

The Association for Passive Optical LAN Presents Technology Webinar December 11th

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As members of the Association for Passive Optical LAN (APOLAN), WESCO CSC was asked to extend an invitation to attend the Dec. 11th (11:00 a.m. EST) webinar “Passive Optical LAN Technologies – Ramping Up”. Register now for this intriguing event. Presenters will discuss how recent rapid passive optical LAN deployments have resulted in cost savings, energy savings, and turned floor … Read More »

The Next Generation of Wi-Fi is Here – 802.11ac

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Just bought that new router? Save the receipt. Wi-Fi is getting its next big upgrade to 802.11ac. This new technology can reach up to 1.3 Gigabits per second. That is double the current speed on a 802.11n. Granted, most of us do not have near that speed from our internet provider. Yet, for those internet usage titans, this new technology … Read More »

CSC’s BICSI Accredited Webinar Series Continues with A Standards Update Sponsored by CommScope

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CSC will continue the popular Expert Webinar Series in 2013, kicking off the season with a Standards Update sponsored by CommScope on June 4 at 11 am CDT. Don’t delay – Register Now.
In this 1-hour webinar, CSC and CommScope will present a unique look at Enterprise LAN Standards and the impact these will pose on your network cabling … Read More »

2012 Standards Watch – Project Review from Berk-Tek

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Sometimes I find myself plodding through a lot of technical “mumbo-jumbo” trying to figure out what standards have been passed/approved, which are being considered/reviewed and which are being left in the dust. I was excited to find this “Standards Watch”, published by Berk-Tek (a Nexans Company). It is a brief summary of all the cabling standards projects that were in … Read More »

General Cable Sponsors CSC’s BICSI Accredited Webinar on LEED & Integrated Technology

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It’s time for another technology filled webinar from CSC and this month’s sponsor is General Cable. This CSC Expert Webinar is scheduled for this Thursday November 15th at 11 AM central. Register NOW to earn 2 BICSI CECs for RCDD, RITP, RTPM, DCDC, ESS, NTS, OSP, WD, Installer 2 Copper/Fiber, Technician, Certified Trainer. In this course titled “LEED & Integrated Technology,” … Read More »