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  • Ways to Survive in Recession
    Growth picked up significantly in the latter half of 2010, allowing the security industry to take a few gulps of fresh air amidst the suffocating effects of the recession. While the transition to IP-based security and the demand for sharper images have enabled companies catering to the video surveil
    Editor / Provider: The Editorial Team | Updated: 11 / 23 / 2011
  • What Glass Ceiling? Opportunities for Women in Security
    Into the second decade of the 21st century, gender imbalance and discrimination issues are still hotly debated in society. However, the ever-changing mentalities and practices in business — and in security — are creating new and interesting professional development options for women.
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 11 / 3 / 2011
  • Geutebruck provides high security for the European Space Centre in French Guiana
    The ‘Centre Spatial Guyanais' (CSG) otherwise known as the Guiana Space Centre near Kourou in French Guiana is the spaceport which France shares with the European Space Agency (ESA). Besides being the launch site for the Ariane rockets which are designed and built by partners in 12 European countri
    Editor / Provider: Geutebruck | Updated: 11 / 14 / 2011
  • Security Rings Up Sales for Retailers
    Shop ‘til you drop. For retailers, that phrase has become an ominous one. As the recession tightened consumer spending, retail business witnessed a similar drop. While a global crime wave of rampant shoplifting did not emerge, retail sales suffered. The reduction in consumer spending meant loss prev
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 10 / 17 / 2011
  • How to Run a Good Security Business
    The security business has its own set of priorities. This affects management best practices, as the safety of people hangs in the balance. We examine what traits a security business has, as well as key performance indicators, to measure a company's success.
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 10 / 12 / 2011
  • Korean Manufacturers Respond to Price Competition With Differentiation
    Since 2010, competition among manufacturers in China, Taiwan and Korea has heated up ferociously. The rapid rise of Chinese security is catching up to its overseas counterparts, changing Asian dynamics. Chinese security companies have matured, with more players understanding overseas markets better.
    Editor / Provider: John Shi | Updated: 10 / 14 / 2011
  • Wision Technology Shows Robust IP Capabilities
    Wision Technology focused on developing network cameras when it stepped into the security field in 2005. The company roots stem from a joint lab with the Mobile Video Network Technology Center, founded by the Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School. A&S International China Best Buys talks to Demi
    Editor / Provider: The Editorial Team | Updated: 7 / 31 / 2011
  • CMOS and CCD – Small Differences Along the Way from Light to a Signal
    Historically, CCD (Charged Coupled Device) sensors have existed much longer than CMOS sensors, that is to say, for more than 40 years. Due to constant improvement and optimization over the years, CCD sensors today stand for excellent image quality. In 2009, the American scientists Willard Boyle and
    Editor / Provider: Dr. Joachim Linkemann | Updated: 9 / 15 / 2011
  • Alarm Monitoring Improves Awareness Through More Services
    Alarm monitoring is one of the oldest security businesses. When away from one's home or business, alarm monitoring offers the reassurance of knowing someone is vigilantly standing by. Should the worst happen — fire, broken window or intrusion — professionals will have taken the appropriate response.
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 9 / 15 / 2011