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We are Changing Our Name to BECK TECH to Address Growing Technology Needs
August 1, 2019 (Decatur, IL) - Effective August 1, 2019, BARBECK Communications will be transitioning to a new name - BECK TECH to communicate the company's technology capabilities and services offered to address the ever-growing needs of businesses and organizations in Central and Northern Illinois.
"Technology is improving, so we are too. In recent years we've expanded our service offerings to include state-of-the-art phone systems for small businesses and cutting edge video surveillance camera technologies." explains Matthew Beck, President of BECK TECH. "We are changing our name to reflect our expansion to technology solutions. Our company's name is changing, but our loyal clients should expect the same quality, personal service that our family-owned business offers."
BECK TECH (formerly known as BARBECK Communications) was formed in 1998 and is based in Decatur, Illinois. BECK TECH is an industry leader representing Motorola Solutions and other leading wireless vendors, including ESI business phone systems, Session Initiation Protocol (S.I.P.) and a variety of security camera and television systems.
The company currently has 25 dedicated staff serving customers in Central, Northeast and Northwest Illinois and has offices in Decatur, Dixon, Effingham and Urbana. As a family business owned and operated by Matthew A. Beck, BECK TECH will continue to be active and engaged in all the local communities that house BECK TECH offices.
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Avigilon Radio Alert
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The solution also can help prevent crimes before they occur. According to the International Association of Chiefs of Police, 97% of car thieves are charged with additional crimes, often while using the stolen vehicle. Using the new ALPR capabilities to identify a stolen car can help stop these “additional crimes” before they happen.
Learn how Motorola Solutions’ newly available solution enhances officer safety with the use of video security and analytics.
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The camera features a compact size and seamlessly integrates with other open-platform systems. In addition, the highly intelligent camera helps save time through its built-in AI technology that flags unusual events to users. The H5M camera is cost-effective and easy to install, addressing a wide variety of security needs and helping projects remain on time and on budget.
The H5M is offered in 2 and 5 MP resolution models and is now available for order across the globe.
For more information on product availability, please contact us.
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Made with public safety, for public safety. Rugged design. Streamlined interfaces. Accelerated workflows. APX NEXT brings you unprecedented advancements in mission-critical voice and data. So you can focus on what matters most.
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