The Internet of Things has moved past hype and into the mainstream, with worldwide spending on the technology forecast to surpass the $US1 trillion mark in 2022.
Australian metropolises being wired up as ‘smart cities’ face an emerging security threat. While many of these technologically advanced metro areas will benefit from improved surveillance and physical protection, they could also be a lure for hackers.
Video analytics have huge implications for consumer behaviour, security, and privacy. Depending on its application, Artificial Intelligence (AI) in video analytics has a litany of outcomes—whether its creating bespoke Netflix series, tracking criminals or understanding movement in public spaces.
Security technology is helping Australian companies combat the scourge of identity theft by making it easier to recognize customers through voice biometric signatures.
Rapid innovation in biometric technology means trends are changing fast, making the authentication process more secure and convenient than ever.
2018 was a huge year for technology, particularly within artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. In 2019, we can expect to see more implementations of smart video analytics and biometric solutions.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming every industry it touches, from healthcare, to transportation to agriculture. So, it should come as no surprise that the security industry is starting to be transformed through AI as well.
Using smartphones in access control systems is the new buzz in discussing readers and credentials. Electronic access control manufacturers are promoting the various ways that mobile technology, soft or virtual credentials can be used to replace cards. It is not surprising that all are trying to get on board.
The Intruder Alarms and Monitoring Services Database 2018 study provides a comprehensive assessment of the intruder alarm and monitoring market, including a discussion of significant trends over the next five years.
Technology is the driving force behind the megatrends impacting the physical security landscape this year. And while it comes with challenges, it also opens up opportunities for security providers to introduce ground-breaking product offerings for both consumer and business markets.