Featuring supplier news, product launches, events, our own articles, and more, read our Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 17/06/16
Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 17 June 2016
IFSEC 2016 to launch the Drone Zone
An area dedicated exclusively for drones will be introduced for the first time to IFSEC’s visitors this year. The Drone Zone will feature live demonstrations from developers like Dedrone, Sony, Hitachi, Drone Defence and Yuneec.
Europe’s biggest security show is back in town next week and Eligo team is exciting to be exhibiting again, discussing current activity and providing our insight into the Security & Fire market.
(IFSEC Global, 14/06/2016)
Biometric Sensor Market to reach USD 83 Billion
According Grand View Research, Inc., by 2024 the global Biometric Sensor Market is expected to reach $1.83 billion. The market growth is driven by an increasing demand in commercial buildings, customer electronics and banking applications. Over 40% of the market belongs to optical sensors that are expected to keep their primary industry position over the forecast period.
(PR Newswire, 16/06/2016)
Poland and Czech lead European access control market
Security concerns over Russia and government policy on access control are the main reasons of the market growth in Poland who leads the forecast of European market and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.1% between 2015-2020 followed by Czech Republic (CAGR of 9% in the same period). Polish and Czech success encourages other Eastern European countries to invest in the market. The growth has been already noticed in Hungary, Serbia and the Baltic region.
(Security World Hotel, 17/06/2016)
Euralarm questions EU fire standardization
Members of Euralarm, organisation representing over 5000 companies within fire safety and security industry across Europe, are concerned about the impact of recently enforced standardization procedure on the quality of fire detection products in the region. The safety of European citizens is also put into question. Euralarm and European Commission are working together to solve the issues raised.
(PSI Magazine, 16/06/2016)
Electronic Locks Market grows within Construction Industry
As electronic locks are becoming one of the most cost-effective and primary way to prevent unauthorized access, their Installation of electronic locks is constantly growing , mainly in construction industry (including hospitality, government, education and financial sectors). Western Europe and USA are currently leading the trend, however its Asia Pacific that is expected to be the fastest growing region in the coming years.
(Open PR, 15/06/2016)