What is a Public Safety DAS System?

The global public safety in-building wireless DAS market is estimated to grow from $404.2 million in 2016 to $1,740.1 million by 2021.

What Is It?
A Distributed Antenna System (DAS) is a network of antennae that communicate with a central hub to distribute signals over an area or building, such as stadiums, hospitals, campuses and airports. A DAS extends coverage across multiple antennae to provide coverage in all areas of a building, where signals could normally be degraded or dropped.  In public safety applications, the central communication hub requires uninterrupted power to ensure emergency responders can communicate over the network. [Read more…]

The Need for Tablet Charging Stations in Schools and Classrooms

These days it’s not unusual to find tablets in the classroom. Devices like Chromebooks, iPads and e-readers have become important educational tools. But as the popularity of mobile devices continues to grow, charging and storing multiple tablets in limited space becomes a clutter problem and a security risk. And shrinking school budgets don’t provide for costly replacement of lost or stolen hardware.

The question for school administrators becomes, how do you balance device charging and security with space and budget limitations? [Read more…]

Considering a Wall-Mount Rack? Here are 5 Convincing Facts

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1. You can secure equipment in minimal space
Wall-mount rack cabinets are perfect for housing equipment like servers and audio/video consoles in rooms with limited floor space like wiring closets. They come with adjustable vertical mounting rails with square holes that accommodate all standard 19‑inch rack equipment, and sturdy steel frames are rated up to 250 lb. Plus, you don’t have to worry about unwanted access because you can protect equipment with a hinged wall-bracket lock. [Read more…]

Charge Tablets, Laptops and E-Readers in Tight Spaces

Tablets are popping up in every type of business and institution: education, healthcare, retail, restaurants, industrial and more. As tablets multiply in schools, hospitals, retailers, office and industry, charging and storing several devices in limited space becomes a big headache and an even bigger security risk. [Read more…]

How Energy-Saving UPS System Outlet Technology Works

Let’s not forget that just because green, desktop UPS systems save energy doesn’t mean they sacrifice power protection. Here’s how green outlet technology works. [Read more…]