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How Home Automation Changed the Residential Security Market

Research firm IHS predicts that the smart residential security market will reach $2.4 billion by 2018.


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About 5 million broadband households in the U.S. —or about 10% — considered purchasing a home security system within the past year but ultimately didn't get one, according to new research from Parks Associates. September 26, 2013

The Americas contributed to 70% of all revenue in the global mobile video surveillance equipment market in 2012, with the majority coming from North America, according to new research from IHS. September 19, 2013

Close to four in five security directors/managers are looking to spend more money on security, with 76% of that group considering new or upgraded systems. However, SSI’s ninth Commercial End-User Study also indicates funding is more of an impediment, equipment costs and reliability are of greater concern, and integrator IT know-how is lagging.  By Scott Goldfine · September 08, 2013

According to a new report by ASIS Int'l and the Institute of Finance and Management, private sector spending makes up the bulk of the market, bringing in $282 billion, while federal government spending accounts for $69 billion of the industry. August 12, 2013

The demand for wireless download technology in the mobile video surveillance market is lagging behind supply, according to IMS Research, now part of IHS. August 05, 2013

As the $1.8 billion global door phone market transitions from audio to video technology, video door phones will account for 50% of worldwide unit shipments in 2017, according to a new study from IMS Research, now part of IHS. July 31, 2013

Nearly three in four installing and/or monitoring security systems providers say their businesses are on more solid financial ground than they were three years ago. While plenty of challenges remain, this is fostering an environment favoring the exploration of new technologies, services and markets. All of which are fleshed out in the 2013 Operations & Opportunities Report. July 31, 2013

Defined battle lines are being drawn in a reshaped residential market as traditional security dealers maneuver to stake their claim vs. new entrants with deep pockets. The latest research reveals key market disruptions, revenue projections, preferred connected services and much more. July 31, 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

Recent tragedies at educational institutions, such as the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, will drive the market for school security system integration in the United States to increase by more than 80% from 2012 to 2017, according to research analyst IHS. July 16, 2013




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