Security Beams Aren’t Just for the Movies

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When you have an area of land to protect, large or small, you could build a fence or maybe install a security camera. But what about setting up an accurate perimeter security system that would sound the minute someone crosses its path? Sound too fancy for you and your operation? It’s not. Private residents, banks […]

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Fresno Traffic Lights Just Got Better

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If you’ve spent any time in Fresno, you’ve heard someone tell you to avoid Shaw Avenue if you plan to go somewhere in a hurry. But here’s some good news for you. The City of Fresno has just completed a major traffic light syncing project on Shaw Ave., one that Sebastian had an integral role […]

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Five Reasons To Keep Your Home Phone Service

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There’s no denying it. We love our cell phones. It’s the first thing most people check when they wake up and the last thing they browse before turning the light off. These tiny little devices hold cherished photos, connect us to friends, or direct us to the nearest Chinese restaurant. Nothing seems to stump them. […]

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Woman’s History Month Spotlight: Katey Sebastian

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In honor of National Woman’s History Month, I wanted to take a moment to introduce you to an incredible woman that means so much to the history of Sebastian – Kathleen “Katey” Ball Sebastian. Katey and her husband, Bill, started Kerman Telephone Co. in 1946, which you now know as Sebastian. The company is still […]

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School Monitoring – Has It Gone Too Far?

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School security is more important than ever; we all know that. But how much is too much when it comes to monitoring student activity for any potential threats? Now that’s tough to nail down. Certain schools are taking a stronger stand recently, paying outside companies to review students’ social media accounts, information easily accessible with […]

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Protect Yourself From Online Scams: Tech Support Edition

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You’ve just won 1 million dollars from an overseas prince! Just send $5,000 to help process the payment and your inheritance will arrive shortly!  We’ve all heard of scams like this before. Give a little money to get a huge return. Scam artists are constantly one step ahead and always look for a new way […]

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Home Automation is the Next “Must Have” In Home Renovation

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New floors? Check! New sink? Check! New light fixtures? Check! Home automation system? No? If you are planning on embarking on a home renovation within the next five years, a home automation system should top your list of improvements. The Future of Home Automation According to a recent study by the Joint Center for Housing […]

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Farm Security Systems Are More Critical Than Ever

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While it may not be discussed much in mainstream media, agriculture theft is big business, though it shouldn’t be much of a surprise. Everything from copper wire and farm equipment to nuts and cattle are targets. Unfortunately farmers don’t have showrooms and warehouses to lock up their merchandise – their products and equipment are right […]

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Surveys Say … Everyone is Responsible for IT Security Problems!

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Over the last few weeks multiple survey results surfaced, highlighting the need for increased IT security precautions within organizations. The results underscore the “it won’t happen to us” mentality that many organizations have today. Who should be in charge of IT security within an organization? Who are the biggest IT security offenders? The survey results […]

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Study Shows a Loss of Nearly 3,000 Hours Due to Unproductive Workflows

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The world of manufacturing and distribution is a complex one. Every second can impact the bottom line and inefficient protocols and processes will not only slow the facility down but will most likely cut into the business’ profits. Time is Money According to a 2012 survey of 250 supply chain, warehouse and distribution managers by […]

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