This year the editors compiled the top stories of the year as featured in SDM’s various e-newsletters. Below are the top 10 stories as featured on our website and delivered to you through SDM e-news and Today’s Systems Integrator e-news.
New research in an IHS Markit article explores the increasing number of security industry startups in the security industry, attributing this growth to the entrance of several multi-system operators such as Comcast, easy access to OEMs, increased interoperability, and easier access to funding.
According to a study by TMR Research, a provider of customized market research and consulting services to business entities, rising awareness of safety and security is resulting in greater demand for video surveillance systems across the world.
As facial recognition technology continues to increase in popularity, a rising trend is programming them to recognize emotions, age, gender and criminal tendencies, according to an article in Vocative, a media outlet that says it monitors the Deep Web to reveal hidden voices, emerging trends and surprising data.
Oncam, a provider of 360-deg. video capture and business intelligence technology, will host a lunch-and-learn event during the 2017 ISC West Conference and Expo April 5-7, in Las Vegas. The interactive panel, “OnCampus: Best Practices for School Safety and Security,” is dedicated to the ongoing discussion about the security and operational challenges facing today's educational facilities, and will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in Veronese Room 2504 inside the Sands Expo Center.
Increasing consumer enthusiasm for the Internet of Things (IoT) and adoption of emerging technology will drive the U.S. consumer technology industry to $292 billion in retail revenues ($228 billion wholesale) in 2017, according to new research from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), which owns and produces CES.
New York and London remain the world’s most global cities, as they are the only cities to rank in the top 10 of both the Global Cities Index and the Global Cities Outlook according to the A.T. Kearney Global Cities 2016.
Gigya, a provider of customer identity management, released a whitepaper called “Businesses Should Begin Preparing for the Death of the Password” based on results of its survey of 4,000 consumers in the U.S. and the UK. From baby boomers to millennials, 52 percent of consumers would choose anything but a traditional username and password account registration when given the option.