Wireless security

CES 2018: Security Technologies Influencing The Consumer Electronics Market

Security is more-than-ever linked to consumer electronics, especially in the residential/smart home market. CES 2018 in Las Vegas is therefore brimming with news that will have a direct impact on the security market, today and especially looking into the future. Products for the future of security   CES is a giant trade show for consumer electronics with 2.75 million net square feet of exhibitor space and featuring more than 3,900 exhibitors, including 900 startups - in contr...

Johnson Controls Supports Apple HomeKit With DSC Iotega Wireless Security Solution

Johnson Controls is pleased to announce that the DSC iotega wireless security and automation solution is adding support for Apple HomeKit, enabling consumers to manage not only their security system but also other home automation abilities using Apple’s Home app or Siri on their iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. The recently launched iotega system, from DSC, is an intuitive, completely wireless and fully secure system, using encrypted, long-range wireless PowerG sensors, which provides homeo...

How IoT And Cloud-based Security Will Make Cities Safer In 2018

In 2017 we saw a lot of new construction projects, and many existing buildings upgraded their security systems to include high-resolution cameras and better-quality recording systems. Because the economy is stronger, many businesses and municipalities increased their security budgets for large-scale and public projects due to terrorism threats in public places.   Smart Cities Became More Popular One of the bigger trends we saw in 2017 is the growing popularity of sm...

AES Corporation Appoints Patrick Moran As President & COO

AES Corporation, a manufacturer of long-range wireless private mesh radio alarm communication products and services, announced Patrick Moran has been named as President and Chief Operating Officer. Patrick brings strong leadership experience to AES with extensive knowledge of strategic implementation, project management, employee engagement, change management, global initiatives, and organizational diversity. Patrick's appointment supports the company's vision, mission, and business plans...

Dahua Launches Bluetooth And Wireless Enabled Smart Locking Solution

A safer home starts with a smarter lock. As a solution provider in the global video surveillance industry, Dahua Technology released new series of smart locks - Bluetooth Series and Bluetooth & Wireless 433 series to bring enhanced and more convenient protection to people. Keys to traditional locks easily get lost and duplicated, and residents cannot remotely open or close doors when necessary. The compact and sleek-looking Dahua smart lock combines a mechanical lock case with an electronic...

Alarm Lock Systems Launches New Multi-Platform Website, Ideal For Mobile Devices

Alarm Lock Systems, a division of NAPCO and a leader in access and egress solutions for education, healthcare, government, retail, airports and industry, is excited to announce the launch of their new website at www.alarmlock.com. Multi-platform Capability The redesigned website boasts a brand new look with multi-platform capability, ideal for mobile devices. Visitors can register for training classes, find their local sales rep or distributor with a handy locator map, or download free marketi...

Round Table Discussions

What Are The Pitfalls Of Do-it-yourself Security Systems?

“Don’t try this at home.” It’s a common warning, but how does it apply to security systems? With today’s systems becoming easier to install, and with customers becoming more tech-savvy, there is a growing market for “do-it-yourself” or DIY home security systems. The trend also extends beyond the home security market: Business end users may also think they can forgo a professional installer and handle installation in-house. The customer may save money by...

How Is Data Changing The Physical Security Market?

Big data is a buzzword, and data – presumably of all sizes – is a driving force in the physical security market. As systems become more sophisticated and expand their capabilities, the result is more data; in some cases, a lot more data. But a key question is: What do we do with the data? How do we use it to provide value? How do we interpret it, and transform it into useful information and/or intelligence? We presented the topic of data to our Expert Panel Roundtable and came away w...

What Technology Buzz Will Dominate The Security Industry In The Second Half Of 2016?

Here we are already at mid-year, and 2016 has been an eventful one for the security marketplace, dominated by mergers and acquisitions and lots of new products coming to the market. But what’s the outlook for technology in the second half of the year? What technologies will draw the most attention and drive the market into 2017? We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What technology buzz will dominate the security industry in the second half of 2016?