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  • How integrator's role evolves in access control-IoT convergence
    Just as security products have increasingly moved toward IP, the same holds true for access control, which inevitably becomes a part of the Internet of Things framework. Amid this trend, the role of the systems integrator will also have to evolve.
    Editor / Provider: William Pao, a&s International | Updated: 2016 / 5 / 24
  • How access control systems are designed in IoT
    With access control increasingly migrating towards IP, it will be an integral part of the Internet of Things. That said, access control systems must be designed to suit the overall IoT trend, helping users achieve better security and more streamlined operations.
    Editor / Provider: William Pao, a&s International | Updated: 2016 / 5 / 18
  • Smart workplace access in a secure mobile world
    Mobile technologies has now penetrated every aspect of our lives, including the workplace. It would be wise for enterprises to take advantage of this trend to not only increase convenience, but also to enhance existing physical access control systems.
    Editor / Provider: ​Alex Tan, Director of Sales, Physical Access Control System, ASEAN, HID Global | Updated: 2016 / 5 / 13
  • Will 5G be the answer to mainstream connected devices?
    Internet of Things (IoT) has taken the world by storm, where various industries, including security, are making use of the technology with connected devices and systems to produce valuable information. But what happens when stable Internet can't reach everywhere?
    Editor / Provider: Lisa Hsu | Updated: 2016 / 5 / 2
  • VSaaS, VCA fuel IoT and video surveillance convergence: report
    More and more, video surveillance and IoT are tied together. Against this backdrop, ABI Research recently released a report citing VSaaS and analytics as two major drivers that will further fuel the linkage between video surveillance and IoT.
    Editor / Provider: William Pao, a&s International | Updated: 2016 / 4 / 7
  • MNCs global security policies drive convergence
    A visitor entering the offices of a large multinational corporation like Intel or Cisco, or even entering a Starbucks coffee shop will quickly find out that they are quite similar regardless of their location around the world. Be it Texas, Taiwan, or Tokyo, the environment is similar in design, corp
    Editor / Provider: Israel Gogol, Freelancer | Updated: 2015 / 8 / 24
  • Commoditization and technology: Convergence drive the industry shuffling
    Several trends are evident in the industry's development over the past few years. The main ones are the rise of Asian manufacturers, a focus shift from providing products to providing solutions, and the recent wave of industry consolidation in the form of several M&A deals. One of the outcomes o
    Editor / Provider: Israel Gogol, Freelancer | Updated: 2015 / 8 / 17