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  • Future of Access Control (Sponsored)
    In the past, access control has been a “fit and forget” system that can last in excess of 15 years. However, according to access control manufacturer TDSi, there are some exciting innovations and trends emerging in the industry that are making security managers re-evaluate what they have and how it
    Editor / Provider: Submitted by TDSi | Updated: 2012 / 8 / 17
  • PSA Network: New Vendor Director, Renewed Focus
    PSA Security Network, a system integrator cooperative in the U.S. with members responsible for more than US$2 billion annually in the design, installation, integration and maintenance of access control, video surveillance, intrusion detection, fire and life safety systems, named its new Director of
    Editor / Provider: Hayden Hsu | Updated: 2012 / 6 / 13
  • Geovision Releases Card Reader Built-in With IP Camera
    GV-CR420 is a perfect convergence of intelligent video surveillance and access control. It is a card reader built-in with a 4-megapixel wide angle IP camera, giving a clear wide angle space imaging at point of entrance, thus extending the field of view for more background information. With the built
    Editor / Provider: Geovision | Updated: 2012 / 6 / 12
  • Security 50 Annual Summit: Convergence in 2012
    Going IP is a clear trend in security. In Asia, the migration from analog to IP is just about to take off. More new solutions, services and business models are being introduced to the market, which inevitably bring more opportunities as well as challenges. For the first time, a&s International p
    Editor / Provider: Jill Lai | Updated: 2012 / 6 / 5
  • HD-SDI or Megapixel Network Camera?
    HD-SDI and megapixel network cameras are being widely debated among manufactures, end-users and media. However, which one will be more suitable for future video surveillance system as both HD-SDI and network camera can reach megapixel resolution, and both attract attention in the video surveillance
    Editor / Provider: Sunell | Updated: 2012 / 5 / 4
  • Home Security Market Boom Attracts New Players
    - Video monitoring and home automation features will expand the market beyond traditional security by 2016 - New Vendors — telcos/ISPs/cable TV companies- join the home security market. - The DIY surveillance camera market is forecast to reach roughly $1 billion by the end of 2012.
    Editor / Provider: Tevin Wang | Updated: 2012 / 5 / 10
  • Integrating Physical and Logical Security in Pharmaceutics
    - RFID technology has been increasingly implemented for tracking - Manufacturers are integrating access control and video surveillance systems to provide better watch and control of their facilities - Converged physical and logical security practices are becoming commonplace.
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2012 / 5 / 3
  • When IP Continues to Boom, Education Converges Channels
    - Partners should have the knowledge or skill set to support network solution. Otherwise, it might result in low-margin business. - The product should be carefully designed to simplify installation, which eases the learning curves for distribution partners. -The better the network skill and knowledg
    Editor / Provider: Jill Lai | Updated: 2012 / 4 / 12
  • Challenges of Creating Smart Cities
    Constructing smart cities require careful consideration and specific objectives. Technology must consider people and process. The city needs to determine what its priorities are. “Critical supply infrastructure and traffic management are at the core of each city and need to be protected,” said Erika
    Editor / Provider: by a&s International | Updated: 2012 / 3 / 20
  • Network Infrastructure is Crucial for Smart Cities Projects
    As smart city projects take place all over the world, having good network infrastructure in place makes adoption much easier. “Smarter cities are enabled by technology that is more available with a lower price point and the ability to handle the Internet of things,” Bartlett said. “Connectivity is p
    Editor / Provider: by a&s International | Updated: 2012 / 2 / 23

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