Windy City Wire offers advanced training and certification programs to integrators.

Chicago, IL (December 2006) - Windy City Wire offers advanced training and certification programs to integrators. In addition to keeping technicians up to date with the latest technology through training seminars, manufacturer meetings and vendor shows, Windy City Wire also certifies technicians on electronic systems.

Windy City Wire is currently certifying technicians on the Corporate Edition of Kantech, an access control software. The certification on Kantech gives integrators top of the line training on access control, proximity readers and cards, and other security equipment. The technology department at Windy City Wire is trained and certified in many programs including IEI, International Electronics Inc., an access control company.

The staff at Windy City Wire trains integrators on SmartWire and the SmartWire System Design Tool, as well, through training seminars and meetings. SmartWire is a low -voltage cable product that acts a tape measure, toner, tester, and a label maker. The SmartWire System Design Tool is a patent pending technology that allows for one person to design and create a low -voltage installation scheme in minutes on the web.

The training and certification programs are conducted at either Windy City Wire's facility or at the facility of the technician. A 50 person training room in the company's new headquarters will allow for in -depth training sessions on SmartWire and the SmartWire System Design Tool, among other topics. The headquarters will also have a SmartWire showcase area to demonstrate how SmartWire is labeled and used in conjunction with various devices.

Windy City Wire has been operating since 1994. Their flagship product is "SmartWire™." Windy City Wire serves many types of system contractors including: Security, Access Control, CCTV, Temperature Control, Fire Alarm, and Home Automation. For more information call 800 -379 -1191 or visit

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