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 January/February 2021 Security Market Index (SMI) shows that the security industry’s outlook dipped slightly at the start of the new year, with a SMI of 44.Keep Reading »
Do you know the origin story of residential security? A great place to start is with Marie Van Brittan Brown, the inventor of the first modern home security system. In 1966, Brown was a 43-year-old woman living in New York City and working long hours as a nurse; her husband, Albert, was also away many…Keep Reading »
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 »