Emerging Technologies


The Future of Connected Cars and Keyless Entry in 2018

The Future of Connected Cars and Keyless Entry in 2018

The year 2017 undoubtedly saw the connected automotive business grow dramatically, and by 2020 over 250 million connected cars are set to hit the roads.

The Direction of VMS Technology

Some of the industry trends which have affected technology and deployment design include a dramatic cost reduction in entry level NVRs and cameras.

What’s Trending for 2018

What’s Trending for 2018

Technology is perpetual motion personified. It is always marching forward, striving to become smarter, faster, more resilient, and more efficient than its predecessor.

Vulnerability in Amazon Key

Vulnerability in Amazon Key's Camera Allows Couriers Back in Your House

Amazon has addressed the hack and will be rolling out an update next week.

Hackers Trick Face ID with 3-D Printed Mask

Hackers Trick Face ID with 3-D Printed Mask

Days after the iPhone X’s official release, hackers in Vietnam have successfully tricked Face ID and unlocked the smartphone with a 3-D-printed mask.

REVIEW: Abode Starter Kit is Perfect for DIY Security Beginners

REVIEW

Abode Starter Kit is Perfect for DIY Security Beginners

Abode’s starter kit comes with two door or window sensors, a motion sensor camera and hub.

Amazon Releases Cloud Cam

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Amazon Releases Cloud Cam

The Cloud Cam is part of the online retailer’s new Amazon Key in-home delivery service, which was announced in late October.

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iPhone X Face ID May Risk User's Facial Data

The iPhone X releases today, and with it come more concerns about the privacy and security of its new Face ID feature.



DHS Looks to Boost Border Security with Facial Recognition

DHS Looks to Boost Border Security with Facial Recognition

The Department of Homeland Security is soliciting facial recognition technology that can passively scan the faces of people crossing the U.S. border by car.

Biometric Ideas

Biometric Ideas

To best leverage the advantages of biometrics, integrators should follow the tips outlined below to take advantage of the primary benefits of biometrics, which are enhanced security and convenience.

3 Common Misconceptions About Business Security Systems

3 Common Misconceptions About Business Security Systems

When you can secure the building at night, you can open your business for a lucrative tomorrow.

Three Technologies That Will Change Your Business

3 Security Technologies to Invest Time in Researching

How researching and investing in these three technologies will change your business

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Security Companies Partner with Amazon to Introduce Key

Kwikset and Yale Partner with Amazon Key to let services and couriers into your home.

Bank of America Boosts Online Security with Biometrics

Bank of America Boosts Online Security with Biometrics

Bank of America will start using an additional layer of authentication for online banking.

Researchers Find Ways to Boost Security of Voice Control

Researchers Find Ways to Boost Security of Voice Control

Voice activated systems are vulnerable to hacking. Researchers from Michigan have found ways to bolster their security.

abode Home Security System Boosts Functionality with New Integrations

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abode Home Security System Boosts Functionality with New Integrations

abode Systems' is expanding features to allow users to build a smart home their own way.

Dubai Airport Replaces Security Checks with Unique Idea

Dubai Airport Replaces Security Checks with Unique Idea

Dubai International Airport is replacing security checks with an aquarium. Yes, you read that right.

Las Vegas Shooting Highlights Need for Hotel Security

Las Vegas Shooting Highlights Need for Hotel Security

Could hotel security have caught Stephen Paddock before he brutally shot and killed 59 people in Las Vegas?

All by Myself

All by Myself

The DIY systems that are emerging today are the next logical step for the growth of the security industry. The key to their success will be making these systems easier to install and easier to use.

Green Airport Cameras

Green Airport Cameras

The environmental impact of air travel is no secret. While designing more fuel-efficient aircraft and other conservation measures to reduce CO2 emission are on the drawing boards, the real progress is happening in the greening of airport terminals around the country.

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