IHS Markit News

What are the obstacles to adoption of mobile credentials for access control?

Using a smart phone as an access control credential is an idea whose time has come – or has it? The flexible uses of smart phones are transforming our lives in multiple ways, and the devices are replacing everything from our alarm clocks to our wallets to our televisions. However, the transformation from using a card to using a mobile credential for access control is far from a no-brainer for many organisations, which obstacles to a fast or easy transition. We asked this week’s Exper...

IHS Markit analysis predict increase in revenue from mission critical LTE ecosystem

Analysis from IHS Markit shows revenues generated by the mission critical LTE ecosystem are set to increase across all major sectors to 2021. Leading the way is the utilities market, with 120% growth, followed by public safety, where revenues are set to double. Transport is predicted to see growth of 80%, just beating the 75% increase expected from the industrial sector. Catalysed by TCCA, mission critical communications features and services have been a key priority of 3GPP in recent years Th...

IHS Markit reports global cost-optimised digital technology revenue exceeded $1 billion for the first time in 2017

Cost-optimised digital technologies are the fastest-growing digital licensed mobile radio (LMR) technology, as global LMR users migrate to digital.  Deployments of cost-optimised digital technologies increased by 16 percent in 2017, reaching more than $1 billion in revenue, compared to an average of 7 percent growth for the overall LMR market. More than 3 million users adopted cost-optimised digital technologies for the first time in 2017, and the installed base of these types of soluti...

Wireless access control report 2018 shares freshly researched data and analysis by security experts

The market for access control is changing. But how? How fast? And what factors will affect access control for your business between now and 2025? An exclusive new report by IFSEC Global, ASSA ABLOY and IHS Markit addresses these and other questions, presenting and interpreting new industry research. This 22-page report offers a unique snapshot of the industry in 2018. The Wireless Access Control Report 2018 offers in-depth analysis informed by a new survey of hundreds of senior security profess...

Milestone Systems ranked no. 1 global VMS provider for the 10th consecutive year by IHS Markit

For the 10th year in a row, Milestone Systems continues to be the No. 1 global VMS vendor by company revenue in market research from business intelligence provider IHS Markit. In 2017 Milestone Systems had a global VMS market share of 10.2%, an increase from 9.1% in 2016. “The world market for VMS is estimated to have grown by 8% in 2017,” said Jon Cropley, senior principal analyst for video surveillance at IHS Markit. “Supply to this market is gradually becoming more concentr...

HD over Coax provides cost-effective video surveillance upgrade

According to IHS Market, it is estimated that there are over 60 million security cameras in the United States, and other reports say these cameras capture more than four billion hours of footage per week. Over the last decade, IP camera technology has dominated the conversation as it has provided users with a broad offering of enhanced image quality and features. With a large percentage of existing security systems relying on analogue, many end users looking for high definition (HD) video qual...

Has consolidation shifted to the security integrator/installer market?

Consolidation – a decrease in the number of companies in a market achieved through mergers and acquisitions (M&A) – has been an important trend among manufacturers in the physical security market for many years. More recently, the trend has also appeared to extend to the integrator market. Larger integrators have been buying up other large integrators; in some cases, they have also been buying up smaller, regional integrators to expand their geographic coverage area. We wondered...

Video surveillance technologies evolve to meet data and cybersecurity challenges

The Internet of Things (IoT) is having a significant and ever-changing impact on the way we view video security. Today, cameras are expected to be so much more than devices with which to simply capture images; they need to be far smarter than that. These future-facing cameras are becoming an integral part of the vast digital connectivity infrastructure, delivering a parallel performance as intelligent sensors with the ability to extract the kind of invaluable data that helps businesses make impr...

Micron promotes surveillance-grade edge storage with global video surveillance solution providers

Micron has announced general availability of the 128GB and 256GB density of edge storage microSD card solutions and collaboration with several leading video surveillance solution providers to promote surveillance-grade edge storage. Built on Micron’s industry-leading 64-layer 3D TLC NAND technology, the newly released solutions enable greater capacity in a smaller space, delivering up to 30 days of surveillance video storage in the camera itself. Over 98 percent of all microSD cards sold...

Hikvision organises ‘Shaping Intelligence’ AI Cloud World Summit at Hangzhou

Organised by Hikvision, the 2018 AI Cloud World Summit was successfully held at Hangzhou International Expo Centre from March 30–31. Over 2,000 participants attended the summit, including industry experts and scholars, as well as Hikvision partners including Microsoft, Intel, Milestone Systems and Axxonsoft. Attendees and presenters explored trends in AI development, its real-world applications, and opportunities for AI-related partner cooperation in global markets. Hikvision introduced...

BCDVideo announces OEM with Dell EMC OEM Solutions

BCDVideo, producer of purpose-built IP video storage solutions, announced the signing of an Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) agreement with Dell EMC OEM Solutions. The collaboration enhances BCDVideo’s product portfolio with the inclusion of end-to-end solutions featuring Dell EMC Server, Storage and Networking platforms, along with Dell commercial client products. Dell EMC has demonstrated a strong commitment to providing security integrators unparalleled access to a wide range of...

Umbo Computer Vision announces release of new Umbo SmartBullet AI-based camera

Umbo Computer Vision, a provider of autonomous video security technology, has announced the release of Umbo SmartBullet. Umbo SmartBullet is the bullet-style variant of its learning cameras for businesses, integrators and governments looking for autonomous video security capabilities and a simple end-to-end user experience. Surge in camera deployments “Approximately 119 million professional video cameras were sold globally in 2017*,” said Jon Cropley, Principal Analyst in Video Sur...