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  • Service-based Approach to Stay Competitive
    The past 10 years of security have been predefined by Sept. 11, 2001. A tremendous boom with double- or even triple-digit growth took place until the recession dampened the market's giddiness. With market uncertainty, what's next for the coming 10 years? We find out more from Security 50 participant
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 11 / 23 / 2011
  • Targeting Emerging Markets and Innovations
    Targeting Emerging Markets The seemingly recovering yet shaky global economic conditions required security companies to tighten their belts. Top performers found success in emerging markets, and aimed to increase market presence in these regions through partnerships, acquisitions or new offices.
    Editor / Provider: The Editorial Team | Updated: 11 / 23 / 2011
  • 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
  • Sunell Focuses on IP Development
    Sunell, a video surveillance provider in China, continuously innovates. Since 2006, the company has stepped into IP solutions far ahead of its competitors in China. It continues to invest in R&D to offer new products and solutions to meet market demands. a&s International China Best Buys reveals the
    Editor / Provider: Aiven Zhang | Updated: 11 / 10 / 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
  • Mobile Solutions Bringing About Operational Efficiency and Safety
    On Aug. 23, 2010, a tourist bus in Manila, the Philippines was hijacked by a former policeman. Armed with an M-16 rifle, the hijacker began a 12-hour standoff with the police. The incident left eight tourists dead, and an official investigation report by the Philippine officials identified eight cri
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 10 / 7 / 2011
  • London Landmark 'The Gherkin' Upgrades to Integrated IP Security With IndigoVision System
    IndigoVision's integrated IP Video surveillance system has been deployed as part of a major security upgrade at one of London's most iconic skyscrapers. 30 St Mary Axe, widely known as ‘The Gherkin' is situated on the former site of The Baltic Exchange and at 180m tall, is the third tallest building
    Editor / Provider: IndigoVision | Updated: 9 / 29 / 2011
  • When Hotel Security Checks Into Building Management
    Security is only one piece of the hotel management puzzle. By plugging security systems into building automation, greater management efficiency and cost savings can be better realized.
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 9 / 22 / 2011
  • Downtown Houston Deploys Firetide Mesh for Increased Public Safety
    The city of Houston has deployed Firetide's high-performance wireless mesh network as part of a Homeland Security-funded initiative to improve public safety in the downtown area. The network is a communications foundation that connects IP video cameras, located at 134 traffic intersections, allowing
    Editor / Provider: Firetide | Updated: 9 / 22 / 2011
  • Can You Hear Me Now?
    Active video monitoring is igniting a new round of innovation in security. a&s explores an auxiliary sense to modern-day surveillance systems — auditory perception and analytics.
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 9 / 8 / 2011