2020 was a tough year in the fire market for many. Improvements in technologies and the impending cellular sunset came up against supply chain issues and a talent shortage that made it a difficult-to-meet demand.
The learning curve with surveillance drones, security robots and counter-drone solutions is less about absorbing new technology and more about executing it for the best results in the appropriate use-cases.
Although they are only just getting their start in the security industry, security robots, surveillance drones and airspace security (counter-drone or drone defense) solutions hold significant opportunity for the right security integrators.
When the COVID-19 pandemic drove people nationwide to isolate themselves and curtail travel, security dealer training largely went digital. Now that the pandemic is waning, will the shift toward digital be a permanent change?
I am not a big baseball fan, but it seems to me that in almost any sport, flexibility is important — both for the athlete, physically, and in the game itself. Baseball is after all famous for its “seventh inning stretch” — a chance to stand and limber up those muscles, whether you are a player or a spectator.
AI is the most significant trend in the surveillance industry. On one hand, demands for good AI applications are strong, and we are still hiring people to watch surveillance video while it could be replaced by AI algorithms that work tirelessly and with better accuracy.
Sustainable working and living environments are essential for boosting business performance and improving employee productivity. The complexity of the built environment makes it mandatory for organizations to strategically integrate people, places, processes and technology.
After canceling the 2020 conference and delivering a portion of the conference online, ESX — sponsored by the Electronic Security Association (ESA) — made a triumphant return in a fully virtual format, presenting education sessions and panels June 15-17.
Today the job of a physical security integrator is more challenging than at any time over the last decade. “Convergence” of IT infrastructure and physical security solutions is complete. Not only is an IT decision maker or influencer directly involved, but cybersecurity is now a requirement for devices connected to the network.