Security 50 (Part 3): multinationals reorganizing, re-engineering, repositioning
In 2015, many companies among the top 50 reorganized and consolidated to stay competitive in the market. Some branched out to multiple market sectors and applications for new opportunities.
The benefits of joining an integator alliance
The sad truth from other industries is that alliances have a high failure rate. An alliance is an open-ended contract between organizations in which each partner has limited control and the emphasis is on collaborating to reach a mutually agreed on goal. The main reasons for failure stem from choosing the wrong partners and incompatibilities in company culture.
Why security systems integrators should join alliances
Strategic alliances are relationships between businesses meant to create value in a mutually beneficial way. In the security industry, alliances involving manufacturers are common, but for integrators there are only a handful of alliances. Integrator alliances are a good way for mid-size integrators to grow and differentiate themselves from “big name” brands. We reached out to them to learn what t
Security 50 2015 (Part 2): China will change the global industry landscape
In Part 2 of the 2015 Security 50 report, a&s reviews how Chinese manufacturers have impacted the market and how multinationals are responding.
a&s International presents top 10 winners of Security 50, 2015
a&s International annually reviews the financial reports of worldwide public-listed security manufacturers and ranks the top 50 companies by product sales revenue. In 2015, a&s again ranked the top 50, according to their 2014 financial reports.
Security 50 2015 (Part 1): Finding the right fit after industry shake-up
a&s reviews 2014 & 2015 financial reports of 50 worldwide leading security manufacturers.
Nokē banks on growth in smart padlocks
As a relatively new company, Nokē brings something unique to the security industry: Bluetooth-enabled padlocks that can be locked and unlocked by users' smart devices.
LEAPIN Digital Keys leaping to easier hotel access
LEAPIN Digital Keys, a relatively new player in the security industry, entered the field with a vision: to ensure an easy and fast check-in experience at hotels and resorts via the digital key technology.
AMTK's fiber IP cameras solve long-distance transmission problem
In an IP video surveillance project, CAT 5 LAN cables may have connection issues when the distance is too far, even a PoE repeater cannot maintain a stable signal over a kilometer distance. A fiber IP camera, offered by A-MTK, could solve this issue.
ADLINK media cloud server with MediaManager software for high-performance transcoding
Video surveillance technologies are widely used in urban security systems today. Intelligent video analytics are an important aspect of video surveillance technology, using image recognition processing to identify the existence of security threats that have already occurred or may occur in the future, and alerting users in real-time.
IoT, data, and the value they bring
Security for fracking: a new opportunity for solution providers
Security and IoT: More tied together than ever
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