Wireless surveillance

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...

Industry experts discuss open standards and interoperability in access control

As solutions proliferate in the access control market, interoperability has never been a more pressing topic. A recent industry report finds: "91% (of professional respondents to a survey) agree integrating security systems with each other and with other building technology has become noticeably more important in the last five years." Agreed standards are one powerful integration tool. Among the most important lock standards is the OSS Standard Offline (OSS–SO) from the Open Security Stan...

Convergint and Siklu continue the push towards connecting 200 Smart Cities

Siklu Inc., the global supplier of mmWave wireless solutions, has awarded Convergint Technologies, worldwide service-based systems integrator, as their Top Security Systems Integrator Partner in North America in 2017-2018. This decision was based upon the successful partnership between the companies over the past 2 years.  Siklu wireless fiber solutions Siklu’s wireless fiber solutions were chosen by Convergint in a number of video surveillance projects across North America, includi...

Nice S.p.A. aquires FIBARO in a deal worth US$ 73 million to expand their smart home category

Nice S.p.A., the Italian international home automation and home security company, has announced continued expansion into the smart home category with the acquisition of FIBARO, global brand in the smart home and home automation industry. The transaction, which was public as of Friday, July 13 is valued at €63 million/$73 million US and includes the entire share capital of Fibar Group S.A., including its US subsidiary. Founded in 2010, FIBARO has established itself on 6 continents and in ov...

IDIS marks year of advanced integration projects with partner awards at IFSEC 2018

A series of major integration projects by SECOM Plc and iC2 CCTV were highlighted at IFSEC with a special award ceremony on the IDIS stand C140. At the presentation, EET Europarts Ltd was given special recognition for its excellent service in distribution over the last twelve months. Global Partner Summit Each year IDIS recognises key achievements by partners with an event on its IFSEC stand followed by a drinks reception. This is just one of a number of initiatives by the company – incl...

Matrix to showcase video surveillance, time-attendance and access control solutions at Safe South

Matrix has been a consistent participant at Safe South and will be participating at the Hyderabad event this year as well. The company will be unveiling their recently launched Extreme series of NVR. They will also be exhibiting other video surveillance, time-attendance and access control solutions at the event. Matrix will be unveiling their new Extreme series of Network Video Recorder (NVRX) at the event. These NVRs are equipped with 4K decoding capacity and characteristics like cascading (up...