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Checking in with Norris Technology Scholarship Winner

In 2018, Norris Inc. launched its inaugural Technology Scholarship by awarding two Maine high school seniors with a $1,000 cash award based on scholastic merit as well as planned areas of study.  Applying students were asked to write an essay describing why they should be the recipient. The scholarships were awarded to Josh Libby of [...]

October 20th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Norris Deploys Large-Scale, First-of-its-Kind IP-Based Paging/Intercom and Video System in Vermont

Norris recently pulled out all the IP stops and helped modernize life-safety, security, and communications at Mount Abraham Unified School District in Bristol, Vermont. The project was lead by Norris Systems Integrator Dame Diette and shepherded on the school district side by Facilities Director Joel Fitzgerald. The large, integrated IP system, was completed October 1, consists of a [...]

October 14th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Norris Surveillance Video of the Month

In recent news from the New York Times, there's an increasing menace breaking into New York businesses lately. The story fro the NYT details a brazen broad-daylight break-in through a salon window.  According to the report, the perp--a rather large male deer, known as a buck--is still at large after wandering into the populated area [...]

October 10th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Home surveillance footage shows invasion, theft, surprising perp

In news out of Romulus, Michigan, a couple vacationing in Florida were alerted by their home surveillance system that their home was being broken into. The story from the News-Herald notes that the couple was able to watch as 3 male teens entered and exited the home carrying items out as the left.  It is perhaps not [...]

October 4th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Mobile video surveillance on the rise, according to industry study

According to a recent story in security industry publication Security Sales & Integration (SSI) advancing technology coupled with the public's expectation of immediate gratification as prompted by such services as Netflix, Amazon, and GrubHub have to an era where people expect to be able pull out their smartphone and have instant access: "The truth is we are now [...]

October 1st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Are People Breaking Into Your Home For A Shower?

Following up on a recent blog entry, a jury recently convicted a man who broke into a stranger's home and took a shower of burglary among other crimes. According to a follow-up story in slive.com, jurors who listened to deliberation voted to convict the perpetrator who was found onsite in the homeowner's shower when authorities [...]

September 20th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Are unwelcomed presence and signs of forced entry enough for burglary conviction?

In a strange story out of Staten Island, NY, jurors were asked to decide if a man breaking into another's home, going through the homeowner's things, and then--oddly--taking a shower was enough evidence for a conviction of burglary. The story from silive.com does a nice job highlighting the defense attorney's attempts to paint the whole [...]

September 16th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Employee Profile: Cody Morin

Norris prides itself on hiring the best people around. We like to hire folks who are experts in their field, have a passion for their communities, their families and life safety and security. They make it their mission to serve the customer. Today’s Norris Employee Profile is no exception. Today’s Norris Employee Profile is with [...]

September 13th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Home-convenience and home-security convergence continues with unlikely pair up

In recent news from Android Headlines, the oft-talked about the convergence of home security with home automation and other home conveniences continues in a perhaps unexpected way. Security industry publications have talked about the convergence of security and automation for quite a while, noting that security may eventually become a bolt on to home automation [...]

September 10th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Employee Profile: Dillan Hayes

Norris prides itself on hiring the best people around. We like to hire folks who are experts in their field, have a passion for life safety and security and make it their mission to serve the customer. Today's Norris Employee Profile is no exception. Today's Norris Employee Profile is with Dillan Hayes. What's your title [...]

September 5th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments