Despite earlier forecasts, the market for electronic physical access control equipment in Mexico and Brazil will see slower growth than previously expected, according to IHS. IHS had previously forecast a compound annual growth rate of nearly 11 percent for Mexican market through 2018. However, the research firm said this prediction was “a bit bullish” and has revised that figure down to 7.6 percent. “This adjustment is a reflection of a lowered GDP as well as delayed infrastructure projects. Additionally, city surveillance projects were found to receive a larger share of funding which led to the purchase of other security equipment such as CCTV cameras.
The route to market for video surveillance equipment can be complex. Whilst products are rarely sold directly to the end-user, some systems integrators have direct relationships with vendors and the distribution channel consists of existing physical security distributors, IT distributors and broadline electrical distributors. Understanding the Video Surveillance Value Chain Furthermore, distributors do a lot […]
With a maturing IT industry becoming ever more consolidated, manufacturers of Ethernet switches are looking for new market segments to diversify. A recent report from IHS points to the video surveillance industry as a potentially lucrative answer. A prolonged migration from analog to network video surveillance equipment and the continued worldwide expansion in the use […]
(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Dublin – Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fw2rg2/access_control ) has announced the addition of the "Access Control Market Report 2013" report to their offering. This Market Report examines the UK market for physical access control, which is primarily concerned with the restriction of a particular room, structure or site to authorised personnel only, allowing users to restrict or grant access, monitor throughput, and report unauthorised access attempts in certain areas. The types of products covered by this report include audio and video entryphones, keypad systems, biometric systems, and card- or token-based access control systems. Within card- or token-based access control systems there is a range of technology solutions available, including magnetic-stripe cards, Weigand cards, barcode cards, proximity systems, long-range/hands-free systems, vehicle access control systems, smart cards and dual-function cards. The authors estimate the UK access control market to have fallen in value by 5.9% between 2008 and 2012. Sluggish economic growth, low business investment levels, and the struggling construction sector are important factors affecting demand for access control products. Businesses operating in the UK access control industry include: product manufacturers, suppliers, systems designers and installers, and wholesale distributors. The majority of leading manufacturers and suppliers are part of large, foreign-owned multinational companies, although there are also several independent UK companies and subsidiaries of public limited companies (PLCs) that operate in the market. Many of the leading systems designers and installers are also UK subsidiaries of large multinationals, as are some of the leading wholesale […]