Analysis

Submitted on August 21, 2020 | John Adams
BOSCH’S Remote Portal is at the heart of a suite of very clever solutions that act as a bridge between installers, customers and their solutions. Software solutions can often seem intimidating – there can be layer upon layer of rabbit...
Submitted on July 30, 2020 | John Adams
Electronic security has been in the throes of its customers' digital transformations for many years, yet for some businesses, the process remains incomplete. Now the COVID-19 pandemic provides a catalyst for businesses to press forward with digital transformation based on...
Submitted on June 26, 2020 | John Adams
Something strange is going on in video surveillance – a gap is opening up between what’s loosely desired by end users and what can be achieved by video analytics in the real world, with some consultants writing specifications that seem...
Submitted on June 18, 2020 | John Adams
We’re an installation company that works primarily in alarms and access control and are interested in getting together an access control functionality survey – do you know of one, or do you have any ideas that might get us started?...
Submitted on June 12, 2020 | John Adams
What are the challenges, benefits, requirements, skillsets, management options, expectations, vulnerabilities and topologies of enterprise access control solutions? That depends on your perspective. Enterprise access control is a challenging process that demands careful planning, excellent knowledge of products, as well...
Submitted on June 5, 2020 | John Adams
Integrated security solutions have become standard within the security industry, but recent years have seen a shift in the way companies want to manage their integrations, writes Gallagher’s Scott Ridder*. This trend has been driven by customers, who want to...
Submitted on June 1, 2020 | John Adams
AS well as challenging electronic security businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic is beginning to drive electronic security innovation, while at the same time highlighting pieces of technology that will be vital to maintaining wider business momentum in the immediate future. It...
Submitted on May 20, 2020 | John Adams
In this month’s interview, Genetec’s Pierre Racz synthesises past, present and future into a constant governed by technological possibility, operational imperative and a hybrid morality that could bring trust to the relationship between humanity and artificial intelligence. JA: In terms...
Submitted on May 14, 2020 | John Adams
ELECTRONIC security people are going to need to adopt a hybrid mindset as ANZ finds its feet after initial COVID-19 lockdown. It’s early to speculate about the way things will go from here – the capacity of COVID-19 to run...
Submitted on April 16, 2020 | John Adams
EFFECTIVE electronic security and automation solutions of the future will be those that meet achievable operational goals in the most efficient, secure and manageable ways. However, there’s nothing easy about real-world security integration – in many cases it requires customisation...
Submitted on April 3, 2020 | John Adams
Can thermal cameras be used to detect the presence of the COVID-19 virus? There's currently considerable debate in the market around whether these claims are correct. What other options could an organisation deploy when seeking to 'keep an eye' on...
Submitted on March 20, 2020 | John Adams
COVID-19 is driving falls in market and consumer confidence and threatening to test business plans in a way not seen in our lifetimes. And that’s before you lay the personal and social impact of the Coronavirus epidemic, including a tragic...
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