In 2008, China's security equipment manufacturing market turned from the chaotic phase to the orderly phase, which was attributable to market competition and improvement of market order on the one hand, and to the efforts made by strong players at independent innovation and brand building on the other hand. At the same time, Olympic economy added fuel to China's intelligent building industry. At present, the security industry is evolving towards energy conservation, environmental friendliness, networking, intelligent technology, system and alliances. Enterprises are generally striving to grow in size and strength and roll out branded products.
Video monitoring remains a hot market segment. "All-in-one card" is very popular. The real estate market and community security give a notable impetus to sales of building intercom and alarm systems. With the rapid development of the integration of access control and other security systems, security products' application fields are extending.
In the face of competitions as well as market changes and challenges, the 2008-2009 Annual Report on China's Intelligent Building Market released by us will help enterprises, investors and industry insiders grasp more accurately laws governing the market's development and comb the development track of application value.