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Choosing a Home Security System

Doug Fearing General, Home or Residential, Security

With the holidays coming and 60% of us traveling, the question of how to keep our homes and packages safe while we’re away is a big concern. In a recent PC Magazine survey, 70% of consumers said intercepting packages before they’re snagged by a porch pirate is a top concern. Thirty percent are interesting in getting home security products just …

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Four Questions to Consider When Choosing a Technology Integrator

Doug Fearing Audio, Audio/Video Design Build, Security, Uncategorized

For anyone responsible for technology operations in a company, you know how important it is to find the right technology integrator for your next big project . After all, it is on you to establish the IT systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management. Choose the wrong integrator partner, and you’re accountable for the aftermath–the delays, …

Video Surveillance Security: New Tech and Tips

Doug Fearing Security, Uncategorized

  The security needs of every business are different and with so many commercial security systems and services available, it’s important to be sure what system will work for you. In this article you’ll find some of the technological advances in commercial security explained and tips on what to look for in a new security system for your business. When …

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Top Tech from InfoComm 2018

Doug Fearing Audio, Audio/Video Design Build, General, Home or Residential, Security, Video

The Latest From the 2018 InfoComm in Las Vegas InfoComm is the premier conference in the United States focused on audiovisual technology. The event includes many exhibitors, a diverse group of attendees from 110 countries and thousands of products for audio, video, home automation, security, and more. Fearing’s VP of Engineering, Ehren Tresner, recently attended InfoComm in Las Vegas and …

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Integrated Home Automation for Your Outdoor Living Spaces

Doug Fearing Audio, Audio/Video Design Build, General, Home or Residential, Security, Video

An Entertaining Atmosphere with Added Security & Safety Outdoor living spaces have become more and more popular, incorporating outdoor kitchens, fireplaces, audio, video and lighting. Fearing’s provides the outdoor lighting, audio and video to give your outdoor living spaces a lovely atmosphere, along with added security and safety. Quality sound is much different than just sound. Why should beautiful sound …

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Madison Area Home Builders Rely on Fearing’s as a Tech Partner

Doug Fearing Audio, Audio/Video Design Build, General, Home or Residential, Security, Video

Your Wisconsin Smart Home Partner for New Construction Chalk it up to homeowners desiring a more connected home, higher efficiency, safety and security, or technical sophistication. Smart home technology is becoming more widely integrated into residential spaces. The great news for builders is that including smart home technology in your projects deepens your customer offerings and raises overall margin. In …

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Video Walls to Zoom Rooms: Zendesk & Fearing’s

Doug Fearing Audio, Audio/Video Design Build, Digital Signage, General, Video

When Innovators Zendesk and Fearing’s Work Together Zendesk, based in San Francisco, is a company that has been on the forefront of innovation and has valued workspaces that achieve a particular state of corporate zen, all while helping companies deliver exceptional customer service through their cloud-based customer service software. Fearing’s Audio Video Security will be designing and installing audio and …

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A Tribute to Barrett Smallwood

Doug Fearing Employee

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Why support Haiti when there are so many needs here?

Doug Fearing Making a Difference

Starting With What’s Right in Front of You The argument goes: “Why should we support a nonprofit helping in foreign countries when we have so many great needs right here?” Since I’m involved with schools in Haiti I have to address this quite often and, quite frankly, I’ve been pondering if my responses have been good enough.  The typical answer I …

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Fearing’s Audio Video Security Recognized as Marcus Theatres Vendor of Excellence

Doug Fearing Audio, Audio/Video Design Build, Awards, Digital Signage, Employee, General, Video

Madison, WI  (April 5, 2018) — Fearing’s Audio Video Security, based in Madison, Wisconsin, announced today that it was awarded the prestigious Vendor of Excellence Award by Marcus Theatres, a division of The Marcus Corporation, at Marcus’ annual Spring Leadership Conference on March 15. Fearing’s Audio Video Security was one of six companies to be honored, including Cloud Industries, J&J Snack Foods Corporation, …