While the shift of alarm systems signal transmission to IP-based communications is a major transition for the industry, it actually represents a big step toward something even more significant. It is enabling access to “the cloud” and with it a whole new world of service possibilities. Central monitoring stations are at the heart of this new paradigm.
By Hank Goldberg · October 23, 2014
The product makes sense of the increases in viable data being made available through sensors, cameras, time/attendance systems, access control devices, ATMs, EAS, LPR, POS and other analytic tools. VIGIL Trends is designed to distill all that data into relevant, actionable information that can be acted upon, thereby saving time/money and reducing loss and ineffective operations.
Scott Goldfine · October 02, 2014
A panel of industry experts discussed the impacts big data, privacy concerns, the BYOD movement, new entrants into the industry, and other trends will have on security during the keynote address at ISC West 2014.
Scott Goldfine · April 04, 2014
The influx of high-definition (HD) video cameras has sparked an “extraordinary deluge of data” in the surveillance business, according to research firm IHS.
October 15, 2013
Vast quantities of data are generated each day by sensors, video cameras, smart meters and other connected devices, adding to the huge store of information from traditional sources.
September 08, 2013
Advancements in video analytics and systems integration are helping end users achieve newfound applications for their security systems, yielding a greater ROI for the entire organization. Find out how data gathered from security technologies is providing operational improvements across a spectrum of industries.
September 05, 2013
The market for fault detection based on Big-Data building analytics will expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 40% during the next five years, according to research firm IHS.
July 23, 2013
While there has been much buzz of late about opportunities for security integrators to tap into the emerging area of Big Data, new global research by Cisco indicates IT professionals and businesses themselves are struggling to get their arms fully around the concept. The Cisco Connected World Technology Report (CCWTR) surveyed 1,800 IT professionals across 18 countries to examine the IT readiness, challenges, technology gaps and strategic value of implementing Big Data projects.
By Rodney Bosch · April 02, 2013
Fortunately for both security integrators and their end-user customers, technology providers are collaborating like never before to bring amazing capabilities into the marketplace. At the top of that list is video analytics, which is finally working out the bugs, kinks and false alarms to deliver on its extremely high potential.
By Paul Boucherle · April 02, 2013
The time has come to stop dreaming or theorizing about what video analytics could accomplish in an ideal scenario and embrace the fact the technology is finally ready to deliver across a range of applications. Today’s analytic solutions offer a wealth of security and business benefits far beyond what was previously possible.
By Paul Boucherle · March 06, 2013