Tyco Integrated Security (TycoIS) announced the availability of Total Security, a solution including access control, IP video surveillance and intrusion detection. Available via a unified graphical user interface (GUI), Total Security allows users to manage multiple security tasks on any Internet connected device.
With real-time alerts, remote arm/disarm capabilities, access management and live video look-in, Total Security provides new ways to help improve workplace safety
The intercom technology has gone through an evolution over the decades, changing from simple voice communication between the resident and the visitor to video systems where the resident can get a visual of who is on the outside. With the intercom migrating to IP, the user can do even more with it, for example seeing who is at the door and opening the door for them, all remotely via their mobile app. One company that has leveraged this trend is ButterflyMX, a U.S.-based startu
The increased popularity of devices like smartphones and affordability are helping “connected” and “smart home” security devices replace traditional residential security, suggests a report from IHS.
The market for traditional residential security equipment was valued at US$2.3 billion in 2015. Despite its size, growth remains flat at best.
The term traditional security refers to systems installed by a professional which have local management capabilities alone. “Connect
Amid intense competition in the security industry, vendors differentiate themselves by offering products and solutions that are unique to satisfy the user’s various needs. Yu-Heng Electric, a manufacturer of detectors, is one example. The company claims to be Taiwan’s first to be certified by UL. “In the US, UL certification for detectors for driveway applications is now required, and we got it in December last year. It has contributed to our revenue significantly,” said Chia