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Drones have a place in security

November 20, 2015Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Drones have applications in physical security, according to 76 percent of respondents to Security Systems News' latest poll. In fact, about half of poll respondents said they are working with drones already.“Drones fill a gap in surveillance for complex environments or where … security provisions are [not] available,” wrote Ryan Taylor, principal of Trusys, a security consulting firm.“There is a place for them, but the technology and legislation around their...

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Industry divided on Google's effect on security industry

May 19, 2015Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Google, in March of this year, acquired patents relating to residential security. Twelve months earlier, Google acquired the smart home thermostat Nest. Is Google planning a big move into the security space? Should the industry be nervous? Security Systems News readers were evenly divided among those who are worried, those who are not worried and those who plan to worry about Google if and when it gets seriously involved in the industry. “Google has an ability to market...

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