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Points to consider when choosing an electric lock

Points to consider when choosing an electric lock

The entrance is typically the most important part of a building that needs to be secured. Making sure that the door is properly locked, therefore, is critical. More and more, electric locks can play a...
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  • Access control: Vendors' yearly review and preview
    To most access control vendors, the industry certainly had a good run in 2016 due to increased demand amid renewed concerns for security. Moving into 2017, vendors expect growth to continue as users seek to improve various business processes with access control.
    2017/02/01
  • Access control 2017: Expect the boom to continue
    The access control industry enjoyed growth, albeit by a smaller margin than originally predicated, last year, and the growth trend is expected to grow in 2017, according to market research firm IHS Markit.
    2017/01/30
  • Banking on video to boost the banking experience
    Needless to say, security is of utmost importance to banks. But in the midst of competition, banks are also faced with the need to improve and enhance quality of service. In both regards, video can help.
    2017/01/26
  • 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 job of access control systems, but more and more video plays a more important role in this regard, t...
    2017/01/25
  • 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