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Artificial Intelligence (AI) in physical security systems: Trends and opportunities

If you’ve been paying attention over the last twelve months, you will have noticed that deep learning techniques and artificial intelligence (AI) are making waves in the physical security market, with manufacturers eagerly adopting these buzzwords at the industry's biggest trade shows. With all the hype, security professionals are curious to know what these terms really mean, and how these technologies can boost real-world security system performance. The growing number of appli...

Fermax exhibits AI-powered smart home automation systems at Global Robot Expo 2018

At the end of April, the most important multi-sectorial event on robotics and innovation held in Europe took place: The Global Robot Expo in Madrid. Fermax, sponsoring the event, revealed the most human side of technology in the Smart Home space, the place reserved to show how smart homes are already within our reach and that we can control them from our mobile phones. Considered the technology fair with the most promising future in the European market, Global Robot Expo has become an attractiv...

KeyMe hires Jimmy Abbott and Adam McCann for key management positions

KeyMe, a supplier for total access and key management solutions, has added two key executives to its ranks. Jimmy Abbott joins as KeyMe's new CFO, and Adam McCann as the Director of Analytics, a newly created position. KeyMe grew its business over 300% in 2017 and is on track to more than triple it again in 2018.  "The hiring of Jimmy Abbott and Adam McCann add tremendous depth to our senior leadership team and ensures that we are focused on our goal of long-term profitability as we rapidl...

Hikvision supports 23rd Annual Gala for Starlight Children’s Foundation in Canada

Hikvision Canada Inc., a provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, and the supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, participated in the 23rd Annual Starlight Children’s Foundation Gala to raise funds in support of Starlight’s vital in-hospital and out-of-hospital programs for children struggling with illness and their families across Canada. The gala was an inspiring event, and we were grateful to be there to help...

Hikvision Chuck Davis joins SIA Cybersecurity Advisory Board

Hikvision USA Inc., a provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, and supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, has announced that its director of cybersecurity, Chuck Davis, has been appointed to the Security Industry Association’s (SIA) Cybersecurity Advisory Board.  The board is designed to guide SIA members in addressing potential cybersecurity threats, develop prescriptive guidance, and advocate for cybersecurity...

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?

Round table discussions

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?

How can you get the most out of ISC West?

A big trade show, such as the upcoming ISC West, has a lot to offer for attendees. If anything, a big show has “too much” to offer; there is certainly more to experience than any one person could get around to. How, then, can attendees maximise the value they get out of ISC West? For advice, we go to our Expert Panel Roundtable, all seasoned veterans of many big trade shows. Specifically, we asked this week’s panel: How can attendees get the most out of a big trade show like IS...

Round table roundup: Security robots, deep learning and the race to the bottom

In tidying up after a year of Expert Panel Roundtable questions and answers, we came across some previously unpublished responses from our panel. These interesting responses address some of the hottest topics in the industry, from robots and deep learning to the “race to the bottom.” Taken together, the varied comments offer their own range of insights into the evolving physical security market. This week, we highlight some of these assorted Expert Panellist comments submitted over t...