Google on Tuesday announced that it was shutting down the Chrome app launcher everywhere but in the Chrome OS. That means users who like to launch their favorite Google apps from a menu will have to settle for launching them only within the Google Chrome browser or through shortcuts in their bookmark bar. Windows, Mac and Linux users prefer launching their apps within Chrome, according to Marc Pawliger, engineering director for Chrome. Removing the launcher is part of Google'
Most traditional security companies are still not completely at home with DIY products. Daniel Wan, UK Channel Marketing Manager at Honeywell Security & Fire - Security said that despite the increased prevalence of DIY products, the importance of professional installation cannot be dismissed.
First of all, installers have a more comprehensive knowledge of the industry and products, which means they would be in a better position to understand a customer’s requirements and s
Home automation systems that take advantage of a whole range of technologies, some of which are included under the umbrella term Internet of Things (IoT), are expected to be one of the key markets in the coming years. A visit to any of the technology trade shows these days will give a glimpse of the products that are coming up in this segment. Interestingly, most of what is seen now is considered to be just the tip of the iceberg, as the possibilities of connected devices are
On March 8, US-based IP video surveillance solution provider IPConfigure released the latest version of its video management software (VMS) that makes use of secure real-time transport protocol (SRTP) encryption technology. Named Orchid 1.8, it is claimed to be the “the most secure and efficient VMS solution available.”
Most VMS transmit video and audio using HTTPS protocol, which was developed to secure web content, not specifically for video. SRTP encryption allows Orchi
In recent years, retail opportunities in Asia have expanded at a rapid pace. At the same time, the market has been faced with various challenges, such as theft and shrinkage. In addition, along with the growing number of 24-hour convenience stores and chain stores, requirements for operational efficiency and security management have been in high demand. Now, in the era of the Internet of Things, there are more and more devices and software to help retailers increase their ope