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  • Security events drive access control growth despite recession
    August will mark a&s International's 200th issue, and it's worthwhile to take a look back at the access control industry over the past eight years, between our 100th and 200th issues. One major event that happened during this time was the financial crisis of 2008, which led to a slowdown in construc
    Editor / Provider: a&s Editorial Team | Updated: 2015 / 7 / 23
  • Electronic locks dominate the access control industry
    Electronic locks have evolved significantly since the 1970s when they were used mostly in hospitality and relied upon holes that were drilled into the cards themselves. Three decades later, electronic locks are now one of the fastest growing segments of the access control industry and have unmatched
    Editor / Provider: Blake Kozak, IHS analyst | Updated: 2015 / 7 / 22
  • Reshaping the EMEA region for access control
    On the heels of the recent announcement that Kaba and DORMA would merge, comes the news that Allegion plans to acquire SimonsVoss from HgCapital. This latest merger would again reshape the access-control market in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The merger of Allegion and SimonsVoss would
    Editor / Provider: Blake Kozak, IHS analyst | Updated: 2015 / 7 / 1
  • Dean Drako purchases Brivo – What does this mean for the industry?
    The acquisition of Brivo by Eagle Eye Networks is yet another example of consolidation in the security industry. What makes this a unique case is that a cloud-based video provider is expanding into cloud-based access control. While we have seen acquisitions of providers of cloud-services, e.g. Kaba
    Editor / Provider: Blake Kozak, IHS analyst | Updated: 2015 / 6 / 17
  • North America access control growth to outpace Latin America through 2016
    For many years, access control suppliers have been looking to diversify and invest in new countries to expand growth opportunities, and for many years, high growth and opportunity was on threshold of being realized. However, IHS has found that the North American market (including Mexico) will ou
    Editor / Provider: Blake Kozak, IHS analyst | Updated: 2015 / 6 / 11
  • The merger of Dorma and Kaba creates second-largest supplier
    The access-control industry – including readers, panels, cards, software and electronic locks -- is highly fragmented, and the top ten vendors in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) comprised about half of the market last year. According to the most recent IHS report on electronic access contr
    Editor / Provider: Blake Kozak, IHS analyst | Updated: 2015 / 5 / 4
  • Secutech keeps you current with the growing access control market
    IHS estimated that the overall growth for the access control industry will be 8.8% in 2015. The experts expected the access control market to grow internationally, especially in Southeast Asia where the markets develop commercially.
    Editor / Provider: Sponsored by Secutech | Updated: 2015 / 4 / 23
  • 2015 Access control: Mobile access picks up steam
    Using the mobile phone to authenticate has become increasingly popular, and this trend is set to continue down the road. One major advantage is that using the phone carries a “care” factor.
    Editor / Provider: William Pao, a&s International | Updated: 2015 / 3 / 2
  • 2015 Access control: Experts pinpoint growth sectors
    IHS estimates the overall growth for the access control industry will be 8.8% in 2015, although that figure is likely to change since this is only the beginning of the year, cautioned Blake Kozak, Senior Analyst at IHS.
    Editor / Provider: William Pao, a&s International | Updated: 2015 / 2 / 24

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