June 3, 2016

A new study has found that smart home customers prefer professionally installed solutions to DIY, but solution providers should do more to educate users on the possibilities of their systems.
 
In a survey conducted by icontrol Networks across seven branded smart-home...

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 se...

 

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...

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...

 

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...

April 15, 2016

The intruder alarm market, especially in developed economies, has always shown steady growth, unlike some other sectors of security that have remained more volatile. According to Research and Markets, the global intrusion detection market is expected to grow from $2.7...

April 4, 2016

The large number of people often present in a hotel is one of the major reasons that makes it vulnerable. That the environment in hotels is designed to make it easy for visitors to come and go make things complicated.
 
“Hotels were targeted due to ‘multi-nation people...

March 23, 2016

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 installat...

March 15, 2016

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...

March 14, 2016

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 “th...

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