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The expanding roles of video in commercial building security

The expanding roles of video in commercial building security

Security for commercial buildings has always been a tough challenge for operators who deal with people with different roles on a continuous basis. Traditionally managing these identities has been the ...
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  • How anonymized data contributes to smarter building management
    More and more, big data generated by security and non-security devices connected over the Internet is used to help users achieve security as well as operational efficiency. In this sense, anonymized location data generated by access control devices can be used to help manage buildings more effective...
    2017/01/19
  • 2017: 'Year of awareness' about cybersecurity and accountability
    Cyberattacks against networked security devices have again become a major issue facing security players. The DDoS attack last year spoke volumes of the damage that these attacks can wreak on the society. As such, cybersecurity is set to take the center stage in the security industry this year.
    2017/01/18
  • 2017: What's in for video surveillance
    Cybersecurity, deep learning, and body-worn cameras were some of the top trends to watch for this year in the video surveillance market, as vendors seek to roll out more secure and more value-added solutions in the midst of intense competition. That’s according to IHS Markit in its latest report.
    2017/01/13
  • Top identity technology trends to watch for in 2017
    Identity management has become an important topic given more physical and cyber threats faced by organization nowadays, and more advanced technologies have been rolled out to facilitate users. In this regard, HID Global named mobile credentials, cloud and IoT as some of the top trends in the identit...
    2017/01/12
  • How video smartens up retail
    Video surveillance plays an important role in securing people and premises, and it has done that job well. Yet, with the market becoming increasingly commoditized, most players are looking for applications beyond traditional security. One area that can benefit from smart video is retail.
    2017/01/11
  • PSIM: 2016 year in review
    PSIM, or security platforms that take feeds from various systems and provide guidelines on how to react in the event of an emergency, has enjoyed a good year in 2016, with greater analytical capabilities, more drone applications, and more federated solutions being cited as some of the top trends.
    2017/01/10
  • The prerequisites of a video image fire detection system
    Video image fire detection, which “sees” fire or smoke rather than senses it, has become more popular due to its various advantages, including quicker detection time and ease of installation/maintenance. A thorough understanding of how the technology works and what components are needed is required ...
    2017/01/06
  • The value of video data structuralization
    Today video is everywhere, be it from surveillance cameras, TV or movies. However, most of the video data out there are unstructuralized. Structuralizing this data not only makes video contents more searchable but also carries additional benefits.
    2017/01/05
  • Vendors take actions to ‘secure security devices'
    The distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on an Internet performance and management company towards the end of last year, in which IP cameras and NVRs were suspected of being used as robotic attackers, again raised awareness on how to “secure security devices.” Against this backdrop, various s...
    2017/01/04
  • How IP boosts audio in PA/intercom systems
    More and more, public address (PA) and intercom systems have migrated to the IP network, which carries various benefits including easy integration, easy deployment, and self-diagnostic capabilities. Another important benefit, meanwhile, is it makes the broadcast clearer and more intelligible.
    2017/01/03