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.
This 2023 vertical market report, produced by Omdia exclusively for SIA, provides research and statistics on the market for physical security equipment and solutions in the United States education sector. It examines key market drivers and barriers for the higher education security vertical, how the higher education and K-12 markets differ and how to win business with higher education end users.
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Thermal cameras can enhance both situational awareness and operational efficiency Since the days of analog video, companies using both visible and thermal sensors to improve situational awareness at their facilities have focused primarily on surveillance. By leveraging sensors positioned at areas of interest, a single person could monitor multiple sites. Today, the concept has not…Keep Reading »
Everywhere you look, artificial intelligence (AI) is popping up. Another post about ChatGPT here, another new AI-made painting there. It’s becoming very common in the current space to hear about AI. In physical security and video surveillance it’s talked about but hasn’t become as mainstream… yet! Here are three reasons why that will change in 2023: 1. Companies…Keep Reading »
In this SIA report sponsored by Maize Marketing, explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the security industry, from new measures like health screening and face covering requirements to the lasting changes as society returns to normal.Keep Reading »
Silver Spring, Maryland – Jan. 18, 2023. ONVIF, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, and the Security Industry Association (SIA), the leading association for global security solution providers, will jointly host “The State of the Standards,” a webinar at 10:00-11:00 am EST (15:00-16:00 UTC) on January 26 to discuss the current…Keep Reading »
Bill would authorize more than $850 billion for national security programs Congress has advanced the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2023 (FY 2023); included in the legislation is the authorization for more than $850 billion for national security programs. Included in the “must-pass” package are procurement provisions addressing…Keep Reading »
Prison Camera Reform Act responds to Justice Department concerns with insufficient camera coverage, inoperable cameras, footage quality, inadequate video retention and system interoperability challenges. Updated Jan. 25, 2023 S. 2899 – The Prison Camera Reform Act of 2021 – which cleared the House floor on Dec. 14, 2022 – was signed by President Joe Biden…Keep Reading »
The latest in California’s comprehensive approach to laws aimed at gun violence prevention is Senate Bill 1384, which was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on September 30, 2022. This particular measure seeks to prevent unlawful firearms sales and reduce gun violence as well as aid law enforcement investigations by creating digital surveillance requirements…Keep Reading »
FCC prohibits new device authorizations for Chinese telecommunications and video surveillance products on the FCC’s Covered List Following its adoption earlier this month, on November 25 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) published its Report and Order as required by the Secure Equipment Act of 2021. The Security Industry Association (SIA) applauds actions by the FCC,…Keep Reading »
The SIA Proptech Report evaluates proptech trends, market size, and buying interests affiliated with security solutions in commercial real estate, including office environments and multi-family housing.Keep Reading »