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  • Five types of cloud-based video surveillance services currently on the market
    Cloud-based video surveillance solutions, more commonly known as video surveillance as a service (VSaaS), is a facility where a customer pays on a regular basis to view live or recorded video-surveillance data off-site to the location of the camera.
    Editor / Provider: Prasanth Aby Thomas | Updated: 8 / 4 / 2015
  • Nice Systems to sell physical security unit to Battery Ventures
    NICE Systems has entered into an agreement to sell its physical security business unit to Battery Ventures, a technology investment firm, for a total consideration of up to $100 million, comprising of $85 million in cash and up to additional $15 million based on future performance.
    Editor / Provider: Nice Systems | Updated: 8 / 4 / 2015
  • POS and video integration - a way to stop sweethearting?
    According to a National Retail Federation survey from 2010, at that time only 25 percent of retailers integrated POS and video. The problems preventing this integration were lack of standards, numerous different POS systems, and other compatibility issues between video and POS information. Five year
    Editor / Provider: Israel Gogol, Freelancer | Updated: 8 / 3 / 2015
  • Hikvision Canada office opens
    Hikvision, the world's leading supplier of innovative and award-winning video surveillance products and solutions, is pleased to announce that the Hikvision Canada Inc. branch office will open on August 4. The office, located near Montreal, represents the company's strong commitment to the Canadian
    Editor / Provider: Hikvision | Updated: 7 / 30 / 2015
  • Access control forever changed by IP
    Looking back at the time between a&s International's 100th and 200th issues, we can see that access control has certainly evolved. New authentication methods have emerged, while more and more players are focusing on solutions – rather than single products – to stay competitive. But perhaps the bi
    Editor / Provider: a&s Internationl | Updated: 7 / 30 / 2015
  • Housing market in China welcomes electronic locks
    China's electronic lock market is forecast to grow quite fast at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13 percent, from 2015 through 2019. The residential sector will be the key driver of overall category growth, with a CAGR of 17 percent, during the same time period, according to the IHS Access C
    Editor / Provider: Rita Liu, IHS analyst | Updated: 7 / 24 / 2015
  • Now available! AirKey Wall Reader
    AirKey is the innovation from EVVA. The electronic locking that turns your smartphone into the key provides a flexible solution especially for companies with distributed locations. One year after the market launch, the new AirKey wall reader ideally enhances the AirKey application options.
    Editor / Provider: EVVA | Updated: 7 / 24 / 2015
  • Security events drive access control growth despite recession
    August will mark a&s International's 200th issue, and it's worthwhile to take a look back at the access control industry over the past eight years, between our 100th and 200th issues. One major event that happened during this time was the financial crisis of 2008, which led to a slowdown in construc
    Editor / Provider: a&s Editorial Team | Updated: 7 / 23 / 2015
  • Electronic locks dominate the access control industry
    Electronic locks have evolved significantly since the 1970s when they were used mostly in hospitality and relied upon holes that were drilled into the cards themselves. Three decades later, electronic locks are now one of the fastest growing segments of the access control industry and have unmatched
    Editor / Provider: Blake Kozak, IHS analyst | Updated: 7 / 22 / 2015