Global retail theft totaled $107.3 billion between July 2009 and June 2010, representing a 5.6 percent decrease compared to the same period one year ago, according to a new report ...
October 19, 2010
IMS Research released a statement this week identifying several trends that are expected to drive growth in the post-recession global access control market, which is expected to exceed $1.8 billion in 2010 ...
October 06, 2010
With the ever-changing economy and as the security industry continues to evolve with new technologies, what are the most important skills that security field technicians should possess today to enhance business?
October 06, 2010
Demand for sensors in the U.S. will rise 6.1 percent per year to $13.1 billion in 2014, marking a strong recovery from low 2009 levels ...
September 28, 2010
With the rising popularity of open platforms to facilitate seamless solutions, how long will it take for most security systems to be based on open platforms?
September 22, 2010
SSI’s sixth Commercial End-User Study shows the recession’s impact is continuing to escalate for security directors/managers. Nearly seven in 10 say tight budgets are a problem, and those who plan to soon increase security is on the wane. However, interest levels remain high for security systems and many newer technologies.
August 31, 2010
As summertime draws to a close, so does the high season for door-to-door alarm system sales in the United States ...
August 17, 2010
Monitored alarm accounts using plain old telephone lines (POTS) accounted for nearly 90 percent of recurring monthly revenue (RMR) in North America in 2009, according to a new report from IMS Research ...
July 20, 2010
With its more than 2,400 pages, the recently enacted health-care reform law is chockfull with immediate ramifications and long-term ambiguities for large and small business owners.
By Rodney Bosch · April 30, 2010
Mass notification was the most notable trend in the fire/life safety industry in 2009, according to SSI’s 2009 Fire Market Report. The report delves into MNS technologies and codes, and also takes a look at sprinkler monitoring, video fire detection and multiple-sensor fire detection.
January 07, 2010