Archive for August, 2010

Guard firms moving toward technology

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 11:03 Be the first to comment

Some are acquiring integrators, others partnering with manufacturers, in move to avoid commoditization By L. Samuel Pfeifle They are often on the industry’s front lines, the faces the public sees. Yet they are also the industry’s punchline. For every shooter stopped at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in DC there seems to be another Paul [...]

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IMS Research Stat of the Month: Intelligent Transportation Systems

Tuesday, August 3, 2010 10:32 Be the first to comment

Transportation continues to be a growing vertical, investing in new technology to protect trains, planes, and automobiles. Currently, IMS Research estimates that 60 percent of states in the United States will spend between $10 and $50 million on intelligent transportation systems (ITS) during 2010. These States are either in the process of finishing their initial [...]

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Poll: Forget POTS, do you know GSM will sunset, too?

Monday, August 2, 2010 11:32 Be the first to comment

Forget POTS, do you know GSM will sunset, too? Start Date: June 28 End Date: July 11 Short Answer: We all know POTS is going away, but what does the future hold for GSM? Are you preparing your customers for pending changes in alarm communications? Total Votes: 143 While you may be aware of a [...]

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Wi-Fi spurs PERS growth

Monday, August 2, 2010 11:12 Be the first to comment

By Daniel Gelinas A June 22 report from ABI Research shows the uptake of Wi-Fi technologies within healthcare—including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Low-Energy Bluetooth, ZigBee, 802.15.4 and proprietary low power RF offerings across applications such as WLAN, personal monitoring, disease management, assisted living and telepresence—has grown at more than 60 percent over the past year and that [...]

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