The most rapidly growing sector of the security industry is undoubtedly video surveillance, which has seen fast adoption with a boost in video quality and a drop in system prices. Video surveillance systems empower security personnel to see across vast enterprises, but they also provide other benefits such as demonstrating patterns in customer behavior.
Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions, the November/December 2020 SMI shows that the security industry’s outlook is the highest it has been since the start of the pandemic, with a SMI of 54.Keep Reading »
Computer vision “sees” details that can match cars to a database and identify threats Technology offers new ways to close the gap in how we approach security challenges. Vehicle inspection and identification no longer have to rely solely on guards using mirrors and observing license plates. Artificial intelligence (AI) and automation can do more with…Keep Reading »
Letter intended to raise awareness that some systems are being delivered or marketed in manners that do not follow FDA’s guidelines around the use of thermal imaging systems during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nov. 4, 2020 – SIA recently submitted a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn with a focus on…Keep Reading »
SIA provided its comments on the interim final rule issued by the Federal Acquisition Regulatory (FAR) Council on July 14, 2020, which implements Section 889(a)(1)(B), known as “Part B.” Effective August 13, 2020, the rule prohibits agencies from contracting with entities that use covered telecommunications and video surveillance equipment and services provided by certain China-based firms, or any equipment, system, or service that uses these products.Keep Reading »