Avigilon white paper: addressing the challenges of remote surveillance monitoring
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.
How the Johnson Controls-Tyco deal could impact the IoT market
Smart buildings are an excellent application for the Internet of Things (IoT), as utilizing the IoT allows for a more connected and efficient building, and by combining the strengths of Johnson Controls in building automation with the security applications of Tyco International, a fuller, more complete solution can be provided by the single entity.
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.
Top 10 feature articles of 2015
The top 10 most viewed editorial feature articles written by the a&s Editorial Team in 2015.
Johnson Controls, Tyco to merge, create leader in building technology
Johnson Controls, a leader in building management and heating/ventilation equipment, has announced it will combine with global fire and security provider Tyco International in yet another deal that gathered the attention of the industry.
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.
Looking into the pricing structure of managed security services
The advent of cloud technology has changed existing business models in many sectors, including in the security industry. Software as a service is a common model now for both private and enterprise users. Companies can set up online stores using Amazon Web Services or manage their sales pipeline and customer relationships using Salesforce as well as other services.
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).
Hikvision and Dahua's success: a double-edged sword
Hikvision and Dahua's rise to the top has trained the international spotlight on the Chinese manufacturing industry, opening the doors for domestic companies to expand abroad and further planting the "made-in-China" brand firmly in the global security market. However, it appears that being associated with the moniker and its connotation brings about challenges as well.
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.
Top 10 security news stories of 2015
Top 10 case studies of 2015
How smart buildings differ across industries
Facial recognition systems: a toss-up between security and privacy?
Key functions of mobile apps for surveillance
Is video surveillance stepping into virtual reality?
Top 10 video surveillance cameras of 2015
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