Fire detection insiders are literally “fired up” over last year’s market performance and the potential going forward. While still heavily codedriven, there are signs of technology innovations and changes pointing to more integration and opportunity than ever before. Read more stories in May Issue 2017.
The result of the 2017 SDM 100 was upbeat: Collectively, the industry’s 100 largest security dealers grew their recurring monthly revenue (RMR) 18.4 percent, from $612 million to $725 million, last year.
Fire detection insiders are literally “fired up” over last year’s market performance and the potential going forward. While still heavily code-driven, there are signs of technology innovations and changes pointing to more integration and opportunity than ever before.
Every time we at SDM have an opportunity to ask our readers what their greatest business challenges are, the topic of “finding and retaining employees” always emerges as one of — if not the most important — issue that dealers face.
Driven by customers’ needs to visualize live video synchronized with real-time weather, traffic, city surveillance, IoT sensors, and transportation feeds, Milestone Systems and Live Earth achieved a simple and powerful way to integrate video into a common operational picture.
NTT Security, the specialized security company of NTT Group, announced the formation of the Global Threat Intelligence Center (GTIC) to replace what was known formerly as the Security Engineering and Research Team, which last year transitioned under the NTT Security brand.
In a presentation at the 2017 ESA Leadership Summit entitled “Burglary Victim Adaptation & What Security Businesses Should Know,” Kristie R. Blevins, associate professor in the School of Justice Studies in the College of Justice and Safety at Eastern Kentucky University, shared this information from a study she was a part of, which was designed to better understand burglars as well as burglary victims.
All the suspense surrounding the SIA New Product Showcase (NPS) ended during ISC West when CrucialTrak’s Biometric Access Control System (BACS) took top honors as Best New Product at the awards presentation on April 5.
IC Realtime developed a silent, rapidly deployable aerial surveillance solution that provides law enforcement, border patrol and special event personnel the ability to remotely monitor events taking place in large areas.
D-Link introduced its next generation Surveillance Mode graphical user interface (GUI), which provides system administrators with an intuitive Web-based management interface for an easy way to set up, configure and manage D-Link’s Smart Managed Switches.
Platinum Tools’ Net Chaser Ethernet Speed Certifier and Network Tester conducts bit error rate tests by sending data packets down specified cable runs at defined data rates to check for errors at the maximum throughput of the link.
3xLOGIC announced its All-in-One Multi-Sensor Camera, along with a significant upgrade to its VIGIL Software Suite, which includes VIGIL Server and Client, VIGIL Central Management (VCM), VIGIL POS and the View Lite II Mobile App.
With approximately 20 percent penetration into homes, professionally monitored security systems that are now interactive and connected have a lot of room to grow — but many others also seek this opportunity. Read more stories in August Issue 2017.