A key segment of the security industry, access control solutions include those technologies and measures that control access and enable legitimate entry to a physical or logical resource. Many SIA members manufacture, integrate, distribute or service access control technologies, and as such the association places a high priority on following trends, developments and innovations in the area.

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Physical Security Market Overview: Q2 2021

This four-page brief, created for SIA members by Omdia in partnership with SIA, provides an update on adoption and opportunities for security as a service (SaaS), encompassing access control as a service (ACaaS) and video surveillance as a service (VSaaS). It also includes research and data on the body-worn camera market and examines purchases of open systems and edge devices vs. end-to-end security solutions.

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Physical Security Vertical Market Assessment: Health Care

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This vertical market report, produced by Omdia exclusively for SIA, assesses the U.S. market for physical security equipment in health care, examining market drivers and barriers for the health care vertical, the role of security technology and biometrics in helping health organizations combat the pandemic and legislation and regulations impacting the health care sector.

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Applying Ultra-Wideband Wireless Technology for Security and Automation

Decades-old ultra-wideband technology is enjoying a renaissance in secure access and beyond Like Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, ultra-wideband (UWB) is a wireless technology that uses radio waves for communications. By operating at a very high frequency and using a wide spectrum, UWB outperforms other wireless technologies in terms of accuracy, robustness in wireless connectivity, and security.…

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Physical Security Vertical Market Assessment: U.S. Office Buildings

This vertical market report, produced by Omdia exclusively for the Security Industry Association (SIA), assesses the forecast for commercial real estate revenues and construction, and expenditures on physical security technologies. It takes a close look at touchless type access control and security technologies and why cloud-driven solutions have thrived in the pandemic-affected real estate world.

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The Keys to Electronic Access Control: How Security and Convenience Can Increase With Modern Lock Technology

Electronic access control is growing at a rate that outpaces other security technologies. This growth is driven by the desire to manage access and to know definitively which doors are secured and which are not. In addition, facilities are demanding security and safety features like lockdown, which is especially important for K-12 schools but is…

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Unlimited Access: How Cloud and Open-Source Solutions Allow for Greater Access Control Scalability & Efficiency

Jumping into the world of entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart. In addition to managing finances, hiring competent employees and creating a sustainable business plan, there are many other important considerations to be aware of, such as ensuring the comprehensive protection of the people and assets inside a facility. Entrepreneurs are responsible for…

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