CRC Press released the second edition of Intelligent Network Video, by Fredrik Nilsson, vice president, Americas, Axis Communications Inc. The book gives readers a comprehensive update on all video surveillance technologies and innovations that have taken place in the network video industry over the last eight years since the first edition was released.
Hikvision USA Inc. and Hikvision Canada Inc., North American providers of video surveillance products and solutions, announced that Hikvision plans to establish an R&D center in Montreal and a research institute in California’s Silicon Valley.
Digital voice controlled assistants such as Amazon’s Echo and Dot offerings and Google Home were a hot item this past holiday season — and they will begin playing an increasingly important role in controlling security systems this year.
According to the IHS Markit Physical Security Equipment and Services report of September 2016, the global access control market is positioned to grow from $3.69 billion in 2015 to $5.16 billion in 2020.
The Presidential Inauguration is taking place at the time of this writing and two things at first stand out to me as I begin to watch the coverage: First, how time-honored traditions — such as the swearing in of the president-elect, the benedictions, and the playing of the military bands — play such an important role in our society in times of transition.
The video surveillance market is evolving with changing technology and greater integration. Integrators such as Sonitrol of Evansville's Chris Dingman are finding these opportunities as the market continues its upward trend. Read more about SDM February Issue.