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Fire & Security Industry News Round-up 20/10/2017

Fire and Security | Ellen Ashby | 20/10/17

Eligo Fire & Security Jobs & Industry Weekly News 20/10/2017



This week in our Fire & Security industry news round-up we cover the robust growth of CCTV camera market, expansion of global facial recognition market, a role of new Apple’s NFC chip in mobile access market and more…




Robust growth of CCTV camera market


security CCTV Sales jobs - Fire & Security NewsAccording to the latest report by Transparency Market Research, the global CCTV camera market is expected to expand at a robust 12.7% CAGR over the forecast period to reach a global value of $23.32 Billion by 2025. The analysts observe that the global CCTV camera market is seeing consolidation on account of players banking upon mergers and acquisitions to bolster their positions.  They also note that competition in the market is tough due to the numerous hardware and software providers involved. Most of the prominent players in the market are concentrating on unveiling upgraded and sophisticated systems and solutions in the CCTV camera market in order to up sales.

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(Security World Market, 18/10/2017)

Global facial recognition market is expanding


Access Control Jobs and NewsThe Global Facial Recognition market is expenting to hit $8.74 billion by 2022 growing at a CAGR of 17.83% during the forecast period according to a report from Research n Reports.The growing surveillance market is a key factor fuelling the growth of this market.  However, interoperability is inhibiting the growth of global facial recognition market and identifying differences among like faces or appearances poses a key challenge for the market. Facial recognition is primarily used for security purposes, such as homeland security, criminal investigation, ID management, and physical security.

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(Security World Market, 18/10/2017)

Apple’s NFC chip to improving mobile access growth?


Access Control news & install/service engineer jobsWith the release of IOS 11 in September, Apple opened up access to the NFC chip in the Iphone 7 and 7 Plus, as well as future Iphone generations. This has huge potential to reinvigorate interest from mobile access providers in NFC-based smartphone communication. The latest reports from IHS suggests that the number of the mobile credentials downloaded by end users of mobile access solutions will increase rapidly during the next five years, reaching 44 million downloads by 2021 (comparing to 1 million downloaded in 2016). Mobile credentials are currently not competing against physical cards, but instead are being marketed as a complement to traditional offerings; therefore, the potential market is much larger.

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(Security World Market, 17/10/2017)

Hot trends in security & safety


Recruitment consultants specialising in Fire & Security present weekly F&S NewsTerrorist activity in London, Brussels, Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, Copenhagen and Stockholm has played an important part in making security and safety in society a political and public high priority issue in the recent years. Industry specialist discusses how new trending technologies,  like the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence & Deep Learning might change the security industry forever.

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(Security World Market, 17/10/2017)

JSAFE charity night

The joint security charity event JSAFE in London last night raised some £22,000 for London’s Air Ambulance, and a City of London Police charity for children. The black-tie event (pictured) at the City Grange Hotel included a raffle, bid auction, and ‘heads and tails’ game as copyrighted by one of the night’s organisers, Roy Cooper, the MD of Professional Security. “It was a very nice evening, everyone had a good time. And we raised a lot of money for two great charities.”

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(Professional Security Magazine, 18/10/2017)



Our weekly fire and security news round-up regularly feature supplier news, product launches, events, our own articles, and much more. Check back each week to catch up on the industry news affecting the fire & security sector collated by our team of fire & security recruiters.

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