Preferred Technologies, Inc. News

PSA announces committee members for 2017-2018 term

PSA announced the new roster of committee members as well as chair and vice chair appointments. Each PSA Committee is made up of representatives from PSA owner companies who have expertise within the committee’s specific functional areas. This year, all committees will welcome back returning members from the previous term as well as at least one new member to their groups. Overall, there are 18 PSA integrator companies represented including three first-year owner companies, Preferred Techn...

Siklu radios deployed in Houston for video surveillance at Super Bowl LIVE

Siklu’s EH-600TX radios will be used to transmit video surveillance from the Super Bowl LIVE festivities Siklu Inc., a provider of millimeter-wave solutions, announced recently that it has been selected by the city of Houston to provide wireless connectivity for the video surveillance system to be used at Super Bowl LIVE, a 10-day outdoor event in Houston that is expected to draw more than one million visitors as part of the pre-game festivities. Video surveillance at...

Integrator Preferred Technologies adopts value engineering and custom expertise to simplify end-user interface

System integration is about adding value, and value-engineering is the solution to address the challenges facing the customer and their facility Leading systems integrators continue to embrace new technology and add a range of services focusing on IT, connectivity and integration. The trend will continue for forward-thinking companies seeking to differentiate themselves from the competition and gain a loyal following of end-user customers.  Pref-Tech - History and backg...

Preferred Technologies accepts distributorships around the world to sell its Cartell products

Cartell offers products for security, home automation, electrical, construction and gate/access control industries Preferred Technologies Group, a U.S.-based company and manufacturer of Cartell driveway alarms and gate openers, is now accepting distributorships around the world to sell its products. The Cartell line of products has been manufactured in the U.S. since 1975. It is sold exclusively through distributors. It was initially introduced in the security industry. Since...

Preferred Technologies Cartell driveway alarms and gate openers expand worldwide

All Cartell gate openers are universal voltage (VAC or VDC), accepting any 12 volt power supply from any electrical source Preferred Technologies Group, a U.S.-based company and manufacturer of Cartell driveway alarms and gate openers, is now accepting distributorships around the world to sell its products. The Cartell line of products has been manufactured in the U.S. since 1975. It is sold exclusively through distributors. It was initially introduced in the security industr...

Oncam wins contract to provide Evolution 360 cameras for Houston international airports

Oncam cameras provide 24/7/365 situational awareness and superior wide-area coverage Oncam, the leader in 360-degree technology, has been awarded a contract by the Houston Airport System (HAS) to provide Evolution 360 cameras for Hobby and Bush International Airports. The equipment will be integrated into the Honeywell MaxPro System by Preferred Technologies, a Houston-based systems integrator. “The Houston Airport System team had the objective of creating a cutting-ed...

Cartell’s line of security products helps prevent home invasions and thefts

Cartell has a line of products that integrate with any security or home automation system It’s true: a home without a security system is 300% more likely to be broken into. And yet, security systems commonly work reactively−after a break-in has occurred. In fact, it takes 15-20 seconds or more for a security system to detect and respond to a break-in. Mike Miller, president of the security association, has said, “The point of a security system is to reduce l...

Cartell introduces the solar-friendly GateMate (CP-3) self-contained Free Exit System

Cartell is pleased to introduce the solar-friendly GateMate (CP-3) self-contained Free Exit System, offering the lowest stand-by current draw in the industry. The primary concern in a solar gate system is to provide enough solar power to accommodate the duty cycle of the system and the options that will be used with the system. With any solar system you must put as much power back into the battery (or more) than you are using on a daily basis. Often, this is of little concern, especially on su...

Preferred Technologies Group announces its compatibility with solar automatic gate openers

Preferred Technologies Group, maker of the Cartell gate openers and vehicle detection systems, is pleased to announce compatibility with any solar automatic gate opener. The GateMate (CP-3) has the lowest current draw in standby than any other free exit system on the market. It requires just 90-150 Microamps in standby. That’s 85-90% lower current draw than its closest competition. A critical aspect of any solar-powered gate opener is the battery. The more accessories attached to a solar...

Preferred Technology welcomes distributorship of Cartell line products around the world

The Cartell line of products has been manufactured in the U.S. since 1975 Preferred Technologies Group, a U.S. based company and manufacturer of Cartell driveway alarms and gate openers, is now accepting distributorships around the world to sell its products. The Cartell line of products has been manufactured in the U.S. since 1975. It is sold exclusively through distributors. It was initially introduced in the security industry. Since then, it has been sold in the home a...

Preferred Technologies celebrates 38 years of Cartell vehicle detection systems

In the 1980's Preferred developed a Cartell system that integrated directly with any security system Preferred Technologies Group introduced Cartell driveway alarms in 1975, offering home owners a stand-alone system that would alert them when vehicles enter the driveway. Cartell did this by turning on lights, cameras and audible devices. It was the first vehicle detection product introduced to the industry based on magnetometer technology. In the early 1980’s, Preferred...

Honeywell awards six integrated security systems dealers with the HIS Dealer Service Certification

The programme recognises security dealers and integrators for providing exceptional service to end usersHoneywell announced the certification of six dealers to the Honeywell Integrated Security (HIS) Dealer Service Certification programme, which recognises security dealers and integrators for providing exceptional service in helping their customers reap the benefits of integrated security systems. "We developed the HIS Dealer Service Certification programme because we recognise that success...