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.
The video surveillance market is on a steady course of growth for now and into the foreseeable future. With a slight uptick in growth this year and not many surprises on the horizon, steady as she goes seems to be the safe bet.
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.
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.
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.
ASSA ABLOY announced Unlocked, a six-episode podcast series focused on the security issues and challenges that today’s colleges and universities face as they strive to create a safe and secure learning environment.
A recent case decided by the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire did not involve an alarm company, but relied on an alarm company decision in granting a motion for summary judgment.
AMAG Technology Inc., a G4S company, promoted Kurt Takahashi from senior vice president, sales, to president. Takahashi began at AMAG in February 2015 and successfully grew the business through his management of the sales, sales engineering and business development teams.
Milestone Systems announced the availability of XProtect Essential 2016 R3 as a free download to users worldwide. The software can be downloaded from the Milestone homepage and only demands registration to be fully functional.
Interlogix expanded the performance and convenience of its UltraSync SmartHome system with a series of new devices and added compatibility with more products from Interlogix and other home automation manufacturers.
Arteco announced its integration with Razberi Technologies’ ServerSwitchIQ suite of video surveillance appliances, including ServerSwitchIQ, ServerSwitchIQ Pro, ServerSwitchIQ Enterprise and ServerSwitchIQ Rugged.
DataDirect Networks partnered with Synergy Solutions Management to offer organizations access to a first-of-its-kind facility in North America where users can plan, design and test video surveillance and high-performance computing (HPC) solutions and conduct training.
Tyco Security Products announced that Software House C•CURE 9000 now integrates with Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System by Shooter Detection Systems, a provider of gunshot detection technology.
S2 Security released NetBox software Version 4.9. With a new photo ID badging system, Version 4.9 makes badge management easier than ever by enhancing the user experience and expanding the ability to collaborate across multiple locations.
Tyco Security Products introduced the latest version of its EntraPass security software from Kantech with the new EntraPass Go Pass mobile application that allows cardholders to use their mobile phones as an access control credential.
The new ISONAS Pure IP RC-04 hardware platform delivers an entirely revamped aesthetic with the addition of multiple form factors and forward functionality that increases flexibility for the customer in how and where their access control is installed; whether used as a standalone product or with the ISONAS Pure Access software.
AMICO Security announced that its ANC fence system received an M5.0 security rating in compliance with the ASTM F2781-10 standard, which is used to test the forced entry resistance of security fence systems, an important designation for the military, the U.S.
ZKAccess introduced three new metal detectors. Ideal for locations vulnerable to the risk of public shootings and stabbings, these new metal detectors enhance safety and detect hidden metal weapons including guns and knives.
The general outlook across the industry is highly optimistic as dealers and manufacturers ride the wave of integrated technologies and consumer interest to more and more growth. But there are also cautionary notes. Read more about SDM February Issue.