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 August/September 2021 Security Market Index showed strong industry confidence with a SMI of 64, despite new shutdowns and fear over the delta variant of COVID-19.Keep Reading »
This 2021 vertical market report, produced by Omdia exclusively for SIA, assesses the U.S. market for physical security equipment in federal, state and local government. It examines key market drivers and barriers for the government security vertical, how federal versus state and local governments handle contractor selection and funding and how to win business with government entities.
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In every issue of SIA Technology Insights, we try to look to the cutting edge (and sometimes even to the bleeding edge) of security technology, to ensure you stay current with the steady whir of technology change. This edition examines the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on security operations, from touchless access control to temperature screening, as well as topics like how security technology is evolving from detection to intervention and prevention.Keep Reading »
Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions, the June/July 2021 SMI shows that the security industry’s outlook is on the rise, with a SMI of 67, up from 54 in April/May.Keep Reading »
This 2021 vertical market report, produced by Omdia exclusively for the Security Industry Association (SIA), assesses the U.S. market for physical security equipment in K-12 school security applications. It examines key market drivers and barriers for the school security vertical, the role of security technology in helping administrators protect their students, teachers, staff and facilities. It also explores funding opportunities for school security projects.Keep Reading »
ISC West 2021 is coming up July 19-21 in Las Vegas, and the Security Industry Association (SIA) and ISC West recently revealed full conference details for the SIA Education@ISC West program, including keynote presentations from top luminaries and 65+ sessions on the most current business trends, technologies and industry developments. Among the robust lineup of…Keep Reading »
Provided to SIA members as a review of current market conditions, the April/May 2021 Security Market Index (SMI) shows that the security industry’s outlook is rebounding, with a SMI of 54.Keep Reading »
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.Keep Reading »
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 »