Consumer and end user expectations around the efficient, reliable and cost-effective securing of products and equipment have rapidly increased in recent years. Equipment manufacturers face more challenges in protecting valuable, sensitive equipment against failure, human error and unauthorized access, as well as growing cyberattack threats.
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.
The lingering anxieties of 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic have forever linked physical security with healthy buildings. As CDC guidelines ease and vaccines become widely available in the United States, businesses plan their return to normal operations. But end users agree that this return to business-as-usual can only occur if they can ensure healthy workspaces for all employees and visitors.
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.
A time period we will never forget is the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020-2021. The virus and its affect surfaced in January of 2020 and within two months, much of the world was beginning the lockdown that has lasted for over a year. This global pandemic has negativity affected almost every person and business on earth.
Recreational use of Cannabis is now legal in 16 states and allowed for medical purposes in 36 states. The Cannabis industry is growing rapidly, with annual market values expected to reach $30 billion by 2025.
Here’s the good news: Experts predict that within the next four or five years, there will be more than 40 billion IoT devices hard at work — improving the safety, efficiency, reliability and productivity of the world’s enterprises.
Buildings and related assets are very vulnerable to vandalism, theft and other crimes after employees have left for the day. Until recently, the choice for securing a property overnight was between expensive onsite human guards or static surveillance cameras and alarm systems reporting alarms that were up to 95 percent false.
Selecting the right video surveillance manufacturer to recommend to a customer can be one of the most important decisions an integrator will make. A system can generate a storm of complaints if it doesn’t measure up, or it can make you a hero and produce referrals to build your business.