Archive for July, 2011

Market Trends: ‘It’s a fascinating time’ for home automation

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 9:49 Be the first to comment

YARMOUTH, Maine—To describe the dynamic nature of today’s residential security market, Jonathan Klinger, VP marketing, Honeywell Security & Communications, likes to quote a veteran industry colleague.

Klinger said the colleague told him recently that “he’s seen more change in the industry in the last four months than he’s seen in the last four years, and more change in the last four years than in the last 40.”

For years, the security market has been static, with the number of North American homes opting for monitored security systems stuck at around 20 percent.

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Video surveillance market set for sizeable growth to 2016

Monday, July 25, 2011 12:39 Be the first to comment

Market will be driven primarily by IP solutions By Daniel Gelinas Recent research from Frost & Sullivan indicates the global video surveillance market is currently enjoying growth, and Frost & Sullivan industry analyst Dilip Sarangan says that growth should continue and strengthen over the next five years. The report, “Growth Opportunities in the Video Surveillance [...]

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Specifically Speaking: Mark Peterson

Monday, July 25, 2011 12:30 Be the first to comment

Mark C. Peterson, Principal Consultant M. C. Peterson & Associates Greenwood Village, Colo. What are the advantages of running a solo practice for you and your clients? The single most important advantage to my clients is my direct involvement from the beginning of the relationship throughout all phases of a project. This consistent level of [...]

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Poll: Recession over? Not nearly, according to readers

Monday, July 25, 2011 12:19 Be the first to comment

SSN readers still feel recession’s sting According to most, times remain tough despite bigger trade shows By Daniel Gelinas YARMOUTH, Maine—A recent poll conducted by Security Systems News asked readers to comment on the economic downturn of the last few years and to speculate as to whether the much-touted improved state of industry trade shows [...]

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