Featuring supplier news, product launches, events, our own articles, and more, read our Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 03/06/16
Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 03 June 2016
Axis Communications acquires 2N
The video surveillance market’s major acquisitions continue! Axis Communications is strengthening their position by acquiring the number company in IP intercom, 2N. “The acquisition supports our ambition to contribute to a smarter and safer world.” says Axis’ Vice President.
The end of the week brought one more interesting news about Axis acquiring Cognimatics, Swedish company specializing in store optimization solutions targeting the retail sector.
(Security World Hotel, 31/05/2016)
(Euro Security, 03/06/2016)
Global Biometric Market to reach $24.8 Billion by 2021
The latest report by TechSci Research, “Global Biometrics Market By Type, By End Use Sector, By Region, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011-2021”, shows that the market is projected
to cross $24 Billion by 2021. Compering to traditional validation methods, Biometric systems are the most accurate and they are used by the government in multiple projects like e-passport, but also private offices.
(PR Newswire, 01/06/2016)
Industry specialists on BREXIT
On the 23rd of June, British citizens will be able to voice their opinion about UK’s presence in the European Union. IFSEC Global asked 12 Fire and Security professionals on their opinion on that matter. Implications of Brexit will be the focus of a panel discussion taking place at IFSEC International 2016. Make sure you register your attendance at the biggest industry show in Europe on their website.
(IFSEC Global, 01/06/2016)
Airport & Marine Security Market is growing
By 2025 the market is predicted to cross $110 Billion at an annual growth rate of 8.3%. Asia-Pacific region takes the lead, expecting to have the largest market share. The growth is mainly caused by the increased terror threats which made governments to improve security parameters at airports and seaport to protect the increasing number of passengers travelling everyday.
(Security World Hotel, 01/06/2016)
The Smart-Home Security Report 2016: The Growing Market for Smart Door Lock
Home security is more and more interested in electronic access control as “Internet of Things” gives customers unprecedented power to conserve energy, reduces domestic drudgery and optimizes our living environment. By 2020 the smart home market is expected to cross $58 Billion.
(IFSEC Global, 03/06/2016)
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