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IntelliSee™ AI-powered Video Surveillance Software

Pentegra Systems Introduces IntelliSee™, an AI-powered Security Risk Mitigation Platform For Video Surveillance Systems New Monitoring and Threat Detection Software Available Exclusively From Pentegra Systems Addison, Illinois (October 26, 2021) – Pentegra Systems (Pentegra), a Mechdyne Company, announced today that it has secured Illinois exclusivity to represent IntelliSee, a new artificial intelligence (AI) threat detection […]

October 26, 2021

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Don’t Compromise On These AV System Components: Part 3

Back End Technology Part one and two of this series discussed the importance of choosing the best displays, user interface, microphones, and speakers. The user interface and display allow you to visually interact with others. The microphone and speaker enable effective communication between one another. The hardware which processes the information from the front end […]

May 13, 2021

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Don’t Compromise On These AV System Components: Part 2

Audio technologies – the microphone and speakers – are two of the most important audiovisual (AV) technologies for distance collaboration. Without good audio, great video and data sharing mean nothing. The things you hear – Audio Technologies Part one of this series discussed important considerations about the things you see in a conference/collaboration room. The main […]

May 6, 2021

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Don’t Compromise On These AV System Components: Part 1

The main display and user interface are critical elements of a good audiovisual (AV) solution that should not be compromised for the sake of cost savings. For some organizations installing new AV systems, getting approval for the lowest cost solution is often the easiest path. However, the initial cost is only one part of calculating […]

April 29, 2021

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Pentegra Systems Expands Smart Network Infrastructure Capabilities

Pentegra Systems Expands Smart Network Infrastructure Capabilities by Earning Certification to Install Tellabs Optical Local Area Network   As the Only Certified Provider in Chicagoland, Pentegra Can Provide “Intelligent” Physical Security Solution Options to New Building Projects and Existing Building Owners Chicago, IL {November 25, 2020} –  Pentegra Systems, a physical security and audiovisual solutions […]

February 24, 2021

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A Look Inside The New Welsh-Ryan Arena at Northwestern University

Pentegra Systems was proud to partner with Mortenson Construction and Meade Electric on the Welsh-Ryan Arena Renovation project at Northwestern University.  The renovation included seating upgrades, wider concourses, new restrooms, new lighting, state-of-the-art audio and video capabilities, lobby expansion and new locker rooms.  Pentegra Systems worked closely with Meade Electric to design and install various […]

June 10, 2019

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Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills District 181 to Tighten Building Security at Nine Schools

Below is an article written by Chuck Fieldman of the Chicago Tribune about the new security upgrades for entry into 9 Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills District 181 schools. Mr. Fieldman details Pentegra Systems’ integrated security solution, which District 181 refers to as “double buzzer systems.” Visitors to the schools will still walk into an unlocked door and into a vestibule where […]

November 21, 2017

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Delayed restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple is triumphant

Below is an article written by Blair Kamin of the Chicago Tribune about the restoration of Oak Park’s historic Unity Temple. Blair gives a great summary of the Unity Temple restoration project and a brief history of the temple itself. Pentegra Systems began an audiovisual, security and data network design build installation at the historic […]

September 11, 2017

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The Yard is Taking Shape

In the Spring of 2016, Pentegra Systems began installation of the Audio and Video infrastructure for the new flexible theater at “The Yard at Navy Pier” for Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Pentegra Systems provided video distribution equipment, a technical intercom and paging sound systems and socket outlet panels. Additionally, Pentegra Systems provided the necessary AV equipment […]

July 18, 2017

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