At the end of one decade and the beginning of another, security lock and hardware vendors reflect on the technologies that shaped the past 10 years, and those that will shape the short- and long-term market of the future.
They say that hindsight is 20/20. So as we go into the year 2020 it seems fitting to reflect back, while at the same time looking ahead at the most influential trends that shaped — or will shape — the security lock and door hardware market.
Today’s megapixel cameras provide a number of benefits, including their ability to enhance situational awareness by expanding areas of coverage with fewer physical cameras, which can also significantly reduce overall costs associated with both equipment and labor.
ES2, an independent manufacturer of high performance audible and visible warning devices for life safety applications, published a new version of its website, with an intelligent product finder search function.
Growing older certainly has its advantages — I am but four months from Medicare and can’t wait to dramatically reduce my healthcare insurance costs. But there are other things that make life more complicated as I get older.
One of the most important things to any security salesperson is customer acquisition. Here are three of my favorite ways to find new prospects. They aren’t for the weak at heart, but they sure do produce results.
Masonicare is Connecticut’s largest not-for-profit integrated senior care continuum. With residential living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation, senior hospital, home health care, homemaker companion and hospice and palliative care, Masonicare cares for thousands of patients and residents every day.
AXIS Q6075 and AXIS Q6075-E PTZ network cameras are Axis’ first with 40x optical zoom and offer superior light sensitivity with Lightfinder 2.0, which captures low-light images with more saturated colors in demanding light conditions and sharper images of moving objects.
Pivot3, a provider of intelligent infrastructure solutions, is providing its hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) software platform to Lenovo Datacenter Group (DCG) to deliver integrated edge computing solutions optimized for mission critical smart city and safe campus environments.
Access control solutions within multi-tenant commercial properties pose unique system management challenges for property managers and tenants alike, as well as for the systems integrators who install and support them.
SureView Systems, a provider of physical security software automation, has developed a new API that will allow AI technology to seamlessly integrate to its Immix software suite to reduce the number of false or nuisance alarms that hit a central station operator queue.
This year at TMA’s annual meeting in Napa Valley, I led a panel on telecommunication opportunities available through leveraging modern technologies while holding on and winding down older technologies to support legacy systems and communications.
State and local associations play an important role in speaking for the electronic security industry at a local level, as do local dealers. SIAC was created to provide support and outreach for these efforts.
Protecting life and property is the founding principal of the alarm monitoring industry. For over a century, our services have provided for the early detection of fire, intrusion and other life safety events.
Hiring, training and staffing at a monitoring center comes with a host of challenges. Finding reliable, entry-level staff with the right personality profiles that are willing to work any shift, any day of the year is one.
When it comes to running a top-tier monitoring center, the people component is perhaps the biggest factor that can make the difference — in some cases in life or death; but also the overall customer experience.