Key functions of mobile apps for surveillance
Mobile apps have become an integral part of most security solutions, but their abilities could vary depending on the manufacturer. Customers would do well to know some key functions that should be included in an app.
How smart buildings differ across industries
Key verticals for smart buildings and the associated big data applications are large buildings where besides high energy consumption there is also care and engagement with environmental issues.
Facial recognition systems: a toss-up between security and privacy?
In light of recent global terrorist events around the globe, governments have been making an effort to amp up national security and protect the lives of people residing in the area. Biometric systems, such as facial recognition, has gained much attention over the past few years because of its fast, non-contact process and application in a wide variety of fields, both security and non-security rela
Big data enables smart buildings
Big-data systems are used to process and analyze the vast amounts of information generated by various sensors in the modern smart building. Their success in doing so is bound to drive cost savings and also change the way we work, however widespread adoption is still far.
Cybersecurity: a growing issue for surveillance systems
Video surveillance has become ubiquitous with today's modern security system found in small private installations to massive enterprise projects. Many are also migrating from an analog- to an IP-based or cloud managed security system, believing (rightly) that features such as better resolution, remote access, and accompanying analytic software will enhance the overall security provided.
Detect unwanted drones with drone detection solution
Drone Lab's drone detection solution helps users detect unwanted, intrusive drones in air, ground, or water, using multi-factor authentication system.
Applications for smart parking and high definition license plate recognition
The 19th edition of Secutech International, held April 19 to 21 in Taipei, Taiwan, will highlight both the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart car concepts, both of which received a lot of publicity at this year's Computer Electronics Show (CES).
Expectations sky-high as Asian markets begin 2016
The Asian security industry begins 2016 on a high note. Several of its emerging economies are on the right track toward development, there is an increasing awareness among end users about the need for strong security solutions, and there are several new technologies on the horizon that could spearhead demand.
How to deal with the price-sensitive Indian market
The price-sensitive nature of the Indian market is a major challenge to foreign suppliers. But analysts argue this can be managed with a proper understanding of local consumer behavior.
Terrorism to drive French access control market, Russia to weaken: IHS
Growth of access control-equipment market in major mature European and Russian markets between 2014 and 2019 is expected to mark a marginal increase, as terrorism-related concerns boost demand in the relatively untapped French market.
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