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Realizing the limitations of using text messages to issue emergency warnings, vendors of mass notification system (MNS) software now are embracing additional means of delivering alerts, including smartphone apps.
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How much data is in 413 Petabytes (PB)? It’s enough to fill 92.1 million single-sided, single-layer DVDs. Or, it’s four times the amount of photo and video data stored on Facebook as of February 2012. Astonishingly, it is also equal to the information produced in just one day by all the new video surveillance cameras installed worldwide in 2013.
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The uncooled thermal security camera market is forecast to see high unit shipment growth of 25% over the next 5 years, close to twice the rate of the CCTV and video surveillance market.
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A new ISO standard on the design and installation of fire detection and alarm systems aims to help save lives and protect property and the environment. The purpose of such systems is to be able to detect a fire inside or outside a structure as early as possible.
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The $1.8 billion global door phone market is transitioning from audio to video technology, with video set to grow and account for 50 percent of unit shipments in 2017, according to a new report entitled “The World Market for Audio and Video Door Phones” from IMS Research, now part of IHS.
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A surplus supply of wireless download technology was fitted to 16 percent of all video recorders sold in mobile video surveillance markets during 2012, according a new report entitled “The World Market for Mobile Video Surveillance” from IMS Research, now part of IHS.
Written by Rob Colman
The global market for electronic security equipment aimed at city surveillance applications will more than double in size from 2012 to 2017 as metropolitan areas adopt mobile technology to deal with threats more efficiently, according to a new report from IMS Research, now part of IHS Inc.
Written by Rob Colman
According to Reuters, a U.S. security expert says he has identified ways to remotely attack high-end surveillance cameras used by industrial plants, prisons, banks and the military.
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Milestone Systems and Genetec share the top VMS global ranking for 2012 according a report from IMS Research (part of IHS).
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According to IMS Research study “The World Market for Intruder Alarms,” the penetration rate for U.S. residential intruder alarm products will experience an increase of five to eight per cent over the next three years.
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IMS Research, part of IHS, is anticipating the demand for mass notification systems will rise dramatically following the twin tragedies of the Boston bombing and Sandy Hook school massacre.
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According to a recent end user study from U.K. firm IMS Research (part of IHS), 45 per cent of respondents said that their security budget had increased during 2012.
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According to a recent report from research firm IMS Research, North American unit shipments for consumer analogue cameras will surpass professional grade cameras by the end of this year.
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According to a recent report from IMS Research, access control as a service (ACaaS) provides more revenue opportunities and customer touch points beyond traditional access control technology.
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HID Global has released its top 10 trends in access control for 2013. The focus is on mobile solutions, near field communications (NFC) and Cloud-based services.
Written by Jim Brown
CANASA recently introduced its Canadian Accredited Security Contractor program. According to the CASC Handbook, the program "supports and promotes best practices, ethics, and professionalism in the electronic security industry and enables consumers to find reputable, professional electronic security contractors."
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According to a report from IMS Research, the role of systems integrators is undergoing changes due to the security industry's transition to IP-based technology.
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According to IMS Research, the world market for PSIM (Physical Security Information Management) software is estimated to have more than doubled between 2009 and 2011 but, it remained below $100 million in 2011. The research firm says it has identified limited awareness, as well as confusion around the definition of PSIM and what it does, as the greatest inhibitors of its market growth.
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A new report from IMS Research suggests that there is a growing trend towards building automation systems with video game-like qualities, such as increase end user interaction and photorealism.
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The Video surveillance as a service (VSaaS) market has challenges, according to a recent press release issued by IMS Research, but by focusing on customer ROI, growth is achievable.
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