Oct. 31, 2012
IMF projections for the rate of GDP growth across advanced countries in 2012 is 1.4 % whilst the world market for physical security systems grew by 6 % a multiple of approximately 4.3. Even allowing for much higher rates of growth in emerging and developed economies this is much more than a worthy performance particularly for a mature industry. It also masks the fact that video surveillance achieved 11.8 %, double the rate of aggregate growth for the industry and access control 7.2 %. moreApr. 19, 2012
As any movie fan would know, the idea of knocking off a bank or jewelry store makes for a great plot device. But in the real world, while not nearly as exciting or thrilling, the threat is still real. In order to prevent any real-life action movies to occur, in October 2011, Denmark's world-famous jeweler House of Amber decided to upgrade their existing CCTV system at their hybrid museum-flagship store in Copenhagen.
moreApr. 17, 2012
Through the Safran's acquisition of the US company L-1 Identity Solutions in July 2011, Morpho has strengthened its access control terminal offering. Marie Garmendia, VP Sales & Marketing, Identification Division, explains how.
moreApr. 05, 2012
To offer a comprehensive palette of services and tailor-made solutions for large projects is the aim of the new ‘Engineered Solutions and Software (ESS)' product group which Bosch security systems has initiated since last year. The technology and service company is further extending its portfolio for partners in the high-end segment. Heiko Baumgartner had the opportunity to speak with Olaf Zeissig, Director and Head of Solution Sales, Engineered Solutions and Software, about the new department during Intersec in Dubai. moreFeb. 09, 2012
When a company decides to invest in a new display system, the best and latest technologies are expected for an excellent visual result. moreFeb. 02, 2012
You might see the employees of Protec Service on the mass transit system or at large events: almost 100 employees work in the Security Division, a further 137 in Facility Management. Add to that some 660 employees from the sports event security staff, such as at the AWD Arena of the premiere league soccer team Hanover 96. The vehicle fleet is correspondingly large, and all the keys are managed by an electronic key administration system from Deister Electronic. moreJan. 31, 2012
Once the contract was awarded, it only took three months to put a new electronic locking system into operation at Klinikum Kassel in central Germany. During this short period of time, a main building was equipped with Winkhaus blueChip technology and locking plans were produced for the complex and its approximately 850 employees. Effective cooperation between all project participants ensured that work was completed without any hitches. moreJan. 25, 2012
Eyevis Omnishapes are small projection units, whose screen modules can be arranged almost arbitrarily. They are able to produce projected areas in different shapes, are surprisingly small but nevertheless extremely flexible in their application. Eyevis has created a new type of device with the development of this display that is drawing a great deal of attention in the industry. more