Emerging Technologies


A Hybrid Work Environment

A Hybrid Work Environment

As companies begin to repopulate their offices with workers who have spent the last 12-15 months toiling from their overcrowded kitchen tables and other non-traditional work settings, now faced with a potentially catastrophic problem.

The Time Has Come

The Time Has Come

Despite the rapid rollout of vaccines, the impact and ramifications of COVID-19 will be long felt in almost every part of the economy. Many businesses have needed to pivot and adapt quickly to new ways of working.

Drivers and Implications

Drivers and Implications

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been around since the 1950s when scientists and mathematicians essentially wanted to see if they could make machines think like humans. Since these early notions of AI, technology has advanced at a gradual rate.

Report: U.S. Will Have More Than 50 Million Smart Home Users in 2021

Report: U.S. Will Have More Than 50 Million Smart Home Users in 2021

Smart Home technology has become more accessible in recent years and usage rates in the US are on the rise. According to data presented by Trading Platforms, the number of Smart Home users in the US will pass 50M in 2021 and generate the most revenue globally – $28.9B in 2021.

Actionable Intelligence

There is no doubt that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is here to stay, as new AI-driven solutions are pervasive across every category of professional and consumer electronics today.

Transforming the Industry

Transforming the Industry

Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to gain momentum every day, and it is already poised to augment and enrich many aspects of our business and personal lives.

The Growth of Technology

How enterprise organizations provide access control, identity authentication – even keep employee time and attendance – is rapidly moving away from traditional systems and favoring contactless biometric solutions.

To the Next Level

To the Next Level

Security and surveillance solutions must be able to quickly, accurately and reliably identify potential threats so that security staff can promptly respond.



A True Calling

A True Calling

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that secure remote access to systems is no longer a “nice to have” feature.

Improving Emergency Response

Improving Emergency Response

Smart cities will need to grapple with the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021 while responding to natural disasters, such as the California wildfires and everyday emergencies.

What is on the Horizon?

What is on the Horizon?

The security industry has a long history of pushing the technology envelope. Whether taking quantum leaps or building incrementally on past achievements, we’re in constant forward motion.

Smarter Power Consumption

What if the next generation of IoT sensing solutions offered ubiquitous, unobtrusive, and more aesthetically pleasing sensing? And, what would that mean for security and compliance?

On the Cutting Edge

On the Cutting Edge

Video analytics (VA) continue to evolve in sophistication and are fast becoming standard in video surveillance devices and solutions.

Cozaint Corp Launches Industry’s First VMS Platform With Long-Term Video Retention

Cozaint Corp. announced the launch of askALICE, the industry’s most economical video surveillance management hardware and software system delivering extreme long-term retention.

SAFR Facial Recognition Now Runs On The AXIS Camera Application Platform

SAFR from RealNetworks, Inc. has announced SAFR® Inside, a new app component of its Facial Recognition and Computer Vision Platform that runs on ACAP enabled cameras with edge processing capabilities. SAFR Inside reduces network traffic and server overhead and thus lowers overall deployment costs.

Police Use of Amazon Facial Recognition Software on Hold

Police Use of Amazon Facial Recognition Software on Hold

Amazon’s facial recognition software has been a staple for police departments, using the program to provide identities on cold bases. Prisons and jails in Florida also have been using the platform in its databases, storing thousands of mug shots of anyone who has ever been “behind bars.”

Remote Working and VPN

Remote Working and VPN

In this pandemic of coronavirus, all organizations have shifted from office work to remote work. By saying that, you must have heard about VPNs, and how they improve security and privacy.

SIA Supports Commonsense Legislation Addressing Facial Recognition

SIA Supports Commonsense Legislation Addressing Facial Recognition

Rep. Buddy Carter (R-Ga.) recently introduced H.R. 6929, the Advancing Facial Recognition Act, which requires the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Commerce and other appropriate agencies

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How Security Companies Are Developing AI Cameras to Measure Social Distancing and Mask Compliance

A number of companies are either adding new features in response to the COVID-19 threat or developing new systems to identify if individuals are obeying guidelines.

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New Tool Uses Video Surveillance Feeds and Computer Algorithms to Track Social Distancing Behaviors

A MIchigan company is monitoring traffic in typically busy areas to show how locals are following stay-at-home orders during the coronavirus crisis.

  • Securing Entertainment Venues Securing Entertainment Venues

    One thing entertainment venues, sports stadiums and theme park officials want to accomplish is getting people back into their seats. That is happening today—but not without understanding and technology. In this episode, AJ DeRosa shares his insight on how COVID-impacted businesses are able to face safety and security issues with confidence and technology. We also discuss visitor expectations and how venue officials can ensure their space is secure as they welcome visitors back.

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