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The Real Cost of False Alarms

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In some recent studies, including ones by Parks Associates, false alarms are one of the most distressing and problematic events that can occur for a subscriber or security system user.

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My First 60 Days at Rapid: An Inside Look Behind the Immersive Training Experience at Rapid Response Monitoring

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At Rapid Response, we prioritize a unified foundation for alarm monitoring among our employees. Join us on a journey through the initial training experience as Digital Brand Strategist, Brenna Vallar, shares her insights from her crucial first 60 days at Rapid. Gain a firsthand perspective on the immersive training that shapes our team and sets the stage for excellence in alarm monitoring.

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From Pulses to Bytes: The Evolution of Alarm Communication | Part 2

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In part 2 of the From Pulses to Bytes series, Darren Frick, Sr. Systems Engineer on #TeamRapid, shifts his focus to the technologies that held the spotlight from the 1960s to the 2000s. These include Dual-Tone Multi-Frequency (DTMF), Contact ID, SIA, and VoIP, all of which paved the way for automation and reliability.

Category: Commercial Fire Integrators | Enterprise Systems Integrators | Independent Alarm Dealers | Medical & Life Safety Providers
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From Pulses to Bytes: The Evolution of Alarm Communication | Part 1

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In part 1 of the From Pulses to Bytes series, Darren Frick, Sr. Systems Engineer on #TeamRapid, shares all about the roots of our industry, spotlighting legacy alarm communication methods and technological milestones that laid the foundation for what we have today.

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AI, Deep Learning Could Revolutionize the Alarm Industry

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There hasn’t been a lot of focused work to leverage the use of AI to modify real-time workflow based on information from disparate systems.

Category: Commercial Fire Integrators | Enterprise Systems Integrators | Independent Alarm Dealers | Industry Innovators | IOT & Smart Home Innovators | Medical & Life Safety Providers | Monitoring Matters
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Commitment to In-Facility Monitoring [From Our President]

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The Security Monitoring industry has always performed its critical mission within hardened multi-redundant facilities. Monitoring Specialists have always worked in dedicated facilities which prevented compromising situations. But now, at-home monitoring is permitted. In this letter to our Dealer Network, Jeffrey Atkins, President of Rapid Response Monitoring, voices his absolute support for In-Facility Monitoring as the only secure and reliable model.

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