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  • eBay names ‘connected home’ as Tech of the Year
    With more than two million smart home products sold on eBay, and shoppers continuing to link their homes to smartphones, ‘Connected Home' was announced Tech of the Year in eBay's 2018 Shopping Report.
    Editor / Provider: John Liu | Updated: 2018 / 11 / 12
  • Why Nest's new security products may face stiff competition
    Nest has recently launched a series of products that marked its entry into the home security arena. While this may be welcoming news for Nest users, the company may face stiff competition due less expensive alternatives for consumers, according to a recent report by IHS Markit.
    Editor / Provider: William Pao, a&s International | Updated: 2017 / 9 / 27
  • 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.
    Editor / Provider: William Pao, a&s International | Updated: 2017 / 1 / 30
  • Brazilian market for access control struggles
    The access control market in Brazil is forecast to decline by 1.2 percent in 2015 and decline by another 0.8 percent in 2016 before growth returns in 2017.
    Editor / Provider: Blake Kozak, IHS analyst | Updated: 2015 / 8 / 19
  • 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