School Security Systems Industry

With the growing number of schools in the United States with video surveillance, electronic access control and other traditional security systems, the number of potential ‘greenfield’ projects for suppliers falls. Declining numbers of new security system installations will lead to slowing market growth over the next five years. Even so, security manufacturers are looking to implement the following new security technologies to improve school safety, which would also help reignite market growth. HIGHLIGHTS The education sector of the market for security equipment and services reached $2.7 billion in revenue in…

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Drone Technology: Security Threats and Benefits for Police, Focus of INTERPOL Forum

The drone whizzed over the heads of the crowd seated in the auditorium of the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) in Singapore, performing aerial manoeuvres displaying its ability to operate in enclosed indoor spaces. A second demonstration showcased drones designed for use in outdoor spaces, highlighting the benefits and also challenges of deploying such technology in public areas. Drone technology was front and centre at the IGCI during the Drone Expert Forum, a three-day (28-30 August) conference which brought together nearly 100 experts from law enforcement, academia and private…

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AXIS COMMUNICATIONS EYE CONNECT 2018

Axis Communications and its Alliance Partners recently concluded the three-day event – ‘Eye Connect 2018.’ In its 4th edition, the objective of the event was to showcase the latest tech innovation in physical security information management solutions. This year, the theme was ‘Integrated Security Solution – From Myth to Reality’ focused on solutions to address end customer requirements. The event saw the participation of 8 vendors and eighty end customers. Commenting on the occasion, Sudhindra Holla, Sales Director, India & SAARC Axis Communications said, “Eye Connect is a one-of-a-kind event…

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Adoption of Under-display Fingerprint Sensor for Smartphones

Smartphone brands are expected to increase their adoption of under-display fingerprint sensors, which allow phones to have full-screen displays with an invisible fingerprint feature, according to IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. Shipments of smartphones using ‘underdisplay fingerprint sensor’ is forecast to reach at least 9 million units in 2018 and top 100 million units by 2019, according to the new Display Fingerprint Technology & Market Report – 2018 by IHS Markit. The market will keep growing remarkably for the next three years, led by…

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