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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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...
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.