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Integration in the Intruder Alarm Industry Starts to Gain Traction

The elusive goal of integration in the intrusion industry is beginning to gain realistic momentum with the growing trend to combine home automation and home security systems, on a single platform, according to a recent study titled "The World Maker for Intruder Alarms - 2013 Edition" by IMS Research, now part of IHS (NYSE: IHS).

Hot Prospects for Building Analytics in the Middle East and US

A new report by IMS Research forecasts that the markets for building analytics used in the Middle East and U.S. will both see triple-digit growth over the next five years.

Service Lights Fuse in Explosives Detection Market

In the $2.6 billion market for Explosives, Weapons, and Contraband (EWC) detection equipment, technological innovations and controversies surrounding airport body scanners continue to grab headlines. But according to a new report by IMS Research, now part of IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), developments in the service side of the EWC business should receive closer attention.

In its latest EWC study, IMS Research estimates revenues from the service, maintenance, and installation of EWC detection equipment will grow to $768.9 million in 2012. more

The Changing Role of the Security Systems Integrator

A new report from IMS Research has found that the transition to IP-based technology in the security industry is changing the role of its systems integrators. Factors such as an increasingly competitive environment as new IT integrators enter the marketplace, declining product margins, and the increased importance of networking knowledge, are all contributing to this change. On the bright side, there are rewards for those integrators that adapt. The world market for systems integration is forecast to grow at an average rate of almost 10 percent to 2016. more

Genetec Ranked #1 VMS Vendor in Americas according to IMS Study

According to an industry report recently published by IMS Research, Genetec was the leading vendor of Video Management Software (VMS) in the Americas in 2011. Additionally, IMS' World Market for CCTV and Video Surveillance - 2012 Edition report, shows that Genetec rose into the top-three vendors in the EMEA territory, and maintained its position as the world's second largest VMS vendor. more

The Saudi Arabian Market for Video Surveillance

IMS Research (recently acquired by IHS Inc.), has just published the second edition of its Middle East Market for CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment report. The 2012 edition forecasts that the market in Saudi Arabia will grow strongly to overtake that of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to become second largest in the region, after Turkey. more

Video Surveillance as a Service (VsaaS) Market Set to Double over Next Three Years

Video Surveillance as a Service Market Set to Double over Next Three Years

IMS Research estimates that the world market for cloud based video surveillance, or video surveillance as a service (VSaaS), was worth over $500 million in 2011, an increase of 25% from 2010. However, the big question is what does the future hold for this emerging market? more

Video Surveillance Trends for 2012

The video surveillance industry has changed dramatically since IMS Research published its first report on the market in 2003. Over the years, the team of market analysts have expanded our video surveillance research to cover every aspect of the market, from network camera trackers through to dedicated reports on video analytics, storage, VSaaS (Video Surveillance as a Service) and PSIM (Physical Security Information Management). more

Intelligent Video Conference

IMS Conferences will be hosting the Intelligent Video: A Revolution in Visually Intelligent Applications Conference on April 19th & 20th at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, California.

Intelligent Video Conference is proud to count Intel as a Platinum Sponsor of the event along with our Silver Sponsors 3VR & Archerfish/Cernium. The event is a spin-off of IMS Conferences' highly regarded Video Content Analysis Conference Series and will focus on the variety of new applications across a number of market sectors. more
Top Trends in Physical Security 2011: The IMS Research Security Predictions

Top Trends in Physical Security 2011: The IMS Research Security Predictions

Following on from last year's '10 for 2010' article, also for 2011 IMS research did send us their our opinions on this year's most exciting video surveillance trends in 2011:
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