Bringing Value and Convenience to Your Door
Inaugurated in January 2009, Craig Sandness, the new MD for Asia Pacific, HID Global, aims to achieve great results with his team in the region, by leveraging the company's internal strengths across all business areas. So far, preliminary feedback has been "incredibly positive."
Machine Vision Monitors for Quality
Manufacturing today churns out more products with fewer people, thanks to automated production processes. Upholding quality requires watching products closely, with intelligent video analytics — or machine vision — helping human operators do their jobs better.
Intelligent Traffic Systems Untangle Roadblocks
Intelligent transportation systems offer benefits along with complexities. A&S takes a look at how problems integrating IP and analog are being resolved.
Sourcing from Asia's Powerbase
International visitors to SecuTech Expo 2009 stressed the importance of establishing and nurturing partnerships with Asian manufacturers, and many see Taiwan, Korea and China as leaders in video surveillance and access control systems.
Fiber Optics Improving at Light Speed
Fiber optic transmission can transfer large amounts of data over a long distance. With today's advanced technology reducing material and installation costs, fiber optics has become more affordable. A&S takes a look at the latest technology that contributes to cost reductions and the future of fiber optics.
Tough Action against Crime
A&S examines protection against crime, identifying what could happen and available security solutions.
Industry in Flux Remains Hush-Hush About Entry Level
In a globe-sweeping trend, major security players are providing entry-level, no-frills products or else lowering the prices of previously considered enterprise-level offerings. Whether to target the burgeoning SMB market or to provide more options for existing customers in the subsiding but ongoing credit crisis, manufacturers have reacted to this topic in a more or less hush-hush manner. A&S expl
Back to Basics with Video Verification
With the recession still looming, the industry turns to basic solutions with proven results. Video verification integrates alarms with cameras, fusing their strengths for clear security.
Oil Rigs Stay Alert
Offshore oil rigs require maximum security due to their volatile and demanding environments. Protecting them from threats and ensuring safe operation are equally important. Today's state-of-the-art technologies keep drilling facilities safe.
Bridging Gaps in Security
The current financial adversity and economic downturn have "forced" manufacturers to think more about product development, business strategy and risk management. Having witnessed the largest three industry events this year — namely SecuTech Expo, ISC West and IFSEC — A&S presents its key findings to, hopefully, shed some light on the future of security.
6 things leading the future of security development
What's in the cloud for security systems integrators?
5 ways sharper, smarter end-to-end solutions can protect organizations
Technological advancement: Waiting for the next big innovation
Secrets of winning larger IP video projects lies with A&E engagement
Security at seaports: how do you integrate the right technology?
PSIM: A critical element in any safe city program
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