Archive for November, 2010

RFID systems revenue will exceed $6b in 2011

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 13:31 Be the first to comment

Access, retail theft, asset tracking to drive growth By Daniel Gelinas A recent report from ABI Research forecasts the total market for radio frequency identification (RFID) systems—including tags, readers, software, services, etc.—to grow from $5.5 billion to $6.2 billion in 2011. There are many applications for RFID systems—ABI looks at 16 different primary application areas, [...]

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Poll: Fire installation and training

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 13:02 Be the first to comment

SSN Newspoll Start date: 10/29/2010 End date: 11/5/2010 Short Answer: In this economy, many installers who do fire installation find current customers are their best customers. That being the case, many fire installers find service is king and believe high level training is the gateway to good service. How do you feel about high-level training? [...]

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IMS Research’s Stat of the Month: Integration revenues

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 12:45 Be the first to comment

Where are revenues for integrated security systems coming from? In 2009, more than 55% of security systems integration revenue in the USA was from integrated security systems.

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Securing Ground Zero

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 12:40 Be the first to comment

NEW YORK—Designing and building the security systems and security operation of the new World Trade Center complex here is a process that involves a staggering number of stakeholders. There are security integrators, government entities, architects, engineers, contractors, and law enforcement—to name a few—and many of them have not worked together before.

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Security industry in Washington: Priorities for the new Congressional session

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 12:16 Be the first to comment

With the mid-term elections over, but the 111th Congress still officially in place, security industry advocates on Capital Hill are busy reaching out to new members of the House and Senate telling them about the industry. They’ve also done some thinking about how to push industry priorities with the new Congress in 2011.

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