Archive for April, 2010

What you need to know to get into PERS

Thursday, April 15, 2010 10:58 Be the first to comment

Or, what you should already know, but maybe don’t, about PERS contracts By Eric Pritchard, security practice head, Kleinbard Bell & Brecker; managing partner, Ascendant Strategy Partners Lawyers so rarely get to deliver good news. This will be fun for me. But first, what I usually have to do – deliver the bad news: We [...]

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Resi market to grow through 2014

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 12:52 Be the first to comment

The residential burglar alarm market is on pace for steady expansion over the next four years, according to Parks Associates, growing from $5.72 billion in 2009 to $9.06 billion by 2014.

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Poll: How do you feel about ISC West 2010?

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 12:48 Be the first to comment

What were your impressions of this year’s ISC West? Where is the industry headed? How did products stack up? Will you return next year? Please leave your comments and contact information so that we can follow up with you for the May issue.

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Facing facial recognition – Does it work?

Monday, April 12, 2010 11:03 3 Comments

Despite advances, research says security applications are somewhat limited By L. Samuel Pfeifle Whether you label it a video analytic or a biometric technology, one of the more intriguing developments in the security marketplace is facial recognition. Trying to protect mass transportation? Imagine a system that can scan a crowd on a platform and alarm [...]

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IMS Research stat of the month: Perimeter security market

Thursday, April 1, 2010 11:53 Be the first to comment

By IMS Research “The perimeter security market has been slow to grow in recent years. However, widespread social and political instability and the omnipresent threat of terrorist activity have driven the need to fund perimeter security projects and enforce regulations and legislation. CFATS in the US and the global ISPS Code initiative are just two [...]

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