Analysis

Submitted on April 30, 2021 | John Adams
MORE than any other industry, and almost without perceiving it, electronic security is now at the forefront of discussions about ethical AI and the opportunities and responsibilities of this technology are very great, indeed. Not only does artificial intelligence have...
Submitted on April 6, 2021 | John Adams
In this Q&A, John Adams speaks with Ken Francis of Eagle Eye Networks about operational perspectives of artificial intelligence, touching on key functionalities, planning, integration and the importance of the API economy to analytics solutions of the future. JA: How...
Submitted on March 31, 2021 | John Adams
An outbreak of the UK strain of COVID-19 in Brisbane, which includes rapid community spread necessitating a city-wide lockdown, highlights just how important it is that security people stay on top of thoughtful COVID strategies, including management of vaccination status....
Submitted on February 26, 2021 | John Adams
In early 2021 it’s difficult not to wonder about the future of alarm and access control solutions. Faced with always-up big band internet support from cabled NBN and 4G/4GX/5G wireless links, and a growing number of hub-free Wi-Fi devices, the...
Submitted on February 16, 2021 | John Adams
2020 was a year like no other, with challenges aplenty. But security people can take heart from the fact their rapidly evolving solutions have proved central to managing the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only this, the pandemic has turbo-charged acceptance of...
Submitted on January 29, 2021 | John Adams
AFTER the challenges and uncertainties of 2020, the new year is likely to offer considerably more stability for the ANZ electronic security industry. For a start, we know what COVID-19 quarantine measures are in place and operational strategies around its...
Submitted on December 18, 2020 | John Adams
One of the most difficult things for security managers, security officers and the general office population of a building to appreciate is the nature of high-rise building fire. AN understanding of the nature of fire is vital to the development...
Submitted on November 20, 2020 | John Adams
Big cargo and freight centres are among the security managers greatest challenges. A blanket security policy that includes the staff of courier companies and rewards your staff for zero-loss operations is the solution. Protecting cargo and freight centres is a...
Submitted on October 30, 2020 | John Adams
There’s no point pretending 2020 has not been the strangest of years, with the COVID-19 pandemic and its resulting global lockdowns of air transport, hospitality, events and more, pressing security managers and providers to shape their operations and product offerings...
Submitted on September 25, 2020 | John Adams
IT’S impossible not to see the nexus between current technology trends and security electronics – so many of our best solutions have developed and matured over decades during which the market has paid them the merest attention. That’s all about...
Submitted on September 4, 2020 | John Adams
A new boutique electronic security distributor, AOSEC, has been launched by Aaron Obrist, who said the business is fully stocked and its online store is now open. SEN spoke with Aaron to find out more. SEN: Who is behind AOSEC,...
Submitted on August 28, 2020 | John Adams
In this month’s interview we speak with Louis Thorp of family-owned security integrator Castle Security about the team’s experience of COVID-19 in Western Australia, including the challenges and opportunities the future presents. JA: Tell us about the Castle Security business...
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