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What technology will impact security most in the rest of 2018?

Where does the time go? Before you know it, here we are at mid-year reflecting on an eventful first half of 2018 in the physical security market. It’s also a good time for our Expert Panel Roundtable to pause and look ahead at what we might expect in the second half of the year. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What technology development will have the greatest impact in the second half of 2018?

Allegion agrees acquisition of access control company ISONAS

Allegion plc, a security products and solutions provider, has agreed to acquire ISONAS through one of its subsidiaries. The transaction is expected to close early in the third quarter of 2018, subject to customary closing conditions. Acquisition of ISONAS ISONAS has edge-computing technology that provides access control solutions for non-residential markets. ISONAS' devices – like its integrated reader-controllers – utilise power over ethernet, making them easy to install and...

How important is packaging in the commercial security market?

High-quality products are the building blocks of successful physical security systems. How they are packaged may sometimes be seen as an unimportant detail or an afterthought. But should it be? Effective packaging can serve many functions, from creating a favorable customer impression to ensuring the product isn’t damaged in transit. Packaging can also contribute to ease of installation. On the negative side, excess packaging can be an environmental concern, especially for customers who ar...

Are integrators and end users overwhelmed by too many choices?

Finding the exact right technology to solve an end user’s problem is challenging, but the rewards are great when an integrator gets it right. A wide range of available product types, price levels and added features increases the likelihood of identifying a technology to solve any problem. But with so many technology and product choices in the marketplace, identifying that one solution can be akin to finding a needle in a haystack. We wondered whether a vast range of product choices is alwa...

What role does social media play in promoting security?

Social media is part of our everyday lives, and increasingly it is also part of the security marketplace. Social media can be used for effective marketing and to communicate with customers, and it can be leveraged as a tool to make us all more secure. Communicating information in a crisis is another role social media can play to promote security. To elaborate on social media’s increasingly vital presence in the security marketplace, we asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What...

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...

How the convergence of physical security and cybersecurity will benefit businesses

The physical security industry is rapidly changing, ever evolving, and one that is growing faster than most other sectors of the greater global market. The latest research shows that the forecasted growth rates will be a compound average growth rate (CAGR) of 7.2% and a total market revenue opportunity of $41.27B through 2022. These economic indicators make the industry a very attractive investment for entrepreneurs and for investment from large corporations from other industries. At ISC West...

Cybersecurity concerns temper optimism on ISC West 2018 day one

ISC West in Las Vegas kicked off with a bang on Wednesday, reflecting a healthy physical security industry with an overall upbeat outlook on the future. Driving the optimism is a pending new wave of product innovation, propelled largely by developments in artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning. Some of that new wave is evident at ISC West, but much of the talk still centres on what’s to come. Attendees flocked to the first day of the show to check out the newest technologies, and t...

How successful was ISC West for exhibitors and visitors?

The reviews are in, and ISC West was another hit. Brisk attendance and a comprehensive lineup of the industry’s top companies and products contributed to another successful show for Reed Exhibitions. Our Expert Panel Roundtable, who have attended many such events, added their own reflections to the industry’s post-ISC glow. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: How successful was ISC West 2018 for security industry exhibitors and visitors?

ISONAS launches access control encoder IP-Bridge 2.0 at ISC West 2018

ISONAS Inc., a Pure IP access control manufacturer, announced that the company will be unveiling its new IP-Bridge 2.0 at booth #11121 at the ISC West trade show, the largest security event in the world. The ISC West show will take place on April 11th – 13th at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, NV. At the show, ISONAS will be featuring its Pure IP family of hardware and software products along with the launch of the next generation of the access control encoder; the new IP-Bridge 2.0. I...

ISONAS to exhibit new IP-Bridge 2.0 access control solution at ISC West 2018

ISONAS Inc., IP access control manufacturer, has announced that the company will be unveiling its new IP-Bridge 2.0 at booth #11121 at the ISC West trade show, the largest security event in the world. The ISC West show will take place on April 11th – 13th at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, NV. At the show, ISONAS will be featuring its pure IP family of hardware and software products, along with the launch of the next generation of its access control encoder; the new IP-Bridge 2.0. ISON...

Open Options to showcase DNA Fusion access control platform at ISC West 2018

Open Options, a provider of open platform access control solutions, will showcase their DNA Fusion access control platform and its powerful components at ISC West 2018. Considered the largest security industry trade show in North America, ISC West hosts nearly 30,000 security professionals and showcases a wide range of products and solutions from hundreds of industry manufacturers. ISC West attendees are invited to visit Open Options at booth #3103 to learn about the latest features in the DNA...