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  • 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
  • Courtesy of IP Video: Tough Love for Open-Platform VMS
    Video management software (VMS) is exactly that — software that manages a video surveillance system. While this used to mean monitoring the video streams from various cameras, open-platform VMS is gaining momentum, riding on the coattails of the IP revolution and catering to the needs of increasingl
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2012 / 2 / 21
  • Home Automation: No Longer Sci-Fi Nor Wealthy Privilege
    “Clap on! Clap off!” It started with the clapper, a device first sold in the 80s that allowed people to turn their lights on and off with a burst of applause. Home automation (HA) has come a long way since the clapper and offers much more beyond lighting control. The global HA and control system
    Editor / Provider: Tevin Wang | Updated: 2012 / 1 / 3
  • Siemens Building Technologies: 15 Trends in Security and Building Automation
    Siemens Building Technologies has high hopes for 2012; it did not provide just 12 trends to watch but 15 of them. Security trends were outlined by Magali Epin, Marketing and Business Development, while building automation trends were discussed by Achim Schaepper, Head of Operational Marketing.
    Editor / Provider: Submitted by Siemens Building Technologies | Updated: 2011 / 12 / 28
  • Johnson Controls: 12 Building Automation and Security Trends for 2012
    In 2012, more businesses will examine how to operate and protect a building and its occupants. There will also be an increased emphasis on designing and retrofitting green buildings. Without the benefit of a crystal ball, Andre Greco, Director of Sales, Security and Fire Solutions for Johnson Contro
    Editor / Provider: Submitted by Johnson Controls | Updated: 2011 / 12 / 27
  • RFID Pays Its Dues
    There is more than meets the eye. In addition to access control and asset tracking, RFID via smart cards is now suitable for cashless vending, transit applications and other stored-value applications.
    Editor / Provider: the Editorial Team | Updated: 2011 / 12 / 27
  • Security Industry Builds on Value and Service
    Uncertainty is the theme for 2012. a&s talks to researchers, solution providers, channel partners and consultants to find out what's next in the year to come. Uncertainty is the refrain of 2012. While the 2008 financial crisis eliminated unfit players in physical security, a looming debt crisis
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2011 / 12 / 22

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