Seagate Technology PLC: Video Surveillance Market Faster And Bigger Than Expected

Analyst Ananda Baruah at Brean Capital maintained a Buy rating for shares of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX), along with a Price Target of $42 for the stock. The analyst in a research note on the company mentioned that the market for video surveillance is a much larger one and is also growing at much steadier pace than expected.

Adoption of Video Analytics Will Stimulate Video Surveillance Market in Africa by 2018

Video surveillance system consists of many appliances. Any appliance that enables embedded image capture capabilities that allows video images or extracted information to be compressed, stored, or transmitted over communication networks or digital data link is the part of video surveillance system. Video surveillance systems are increasingly being used in security systems and with good reason. Even the presence of video cameras acts as a deterrent to potential criminals. Possible dangers are also detected at an early stage. Given the ever-growing sources of danger and increasing losses, video surveillance is an extremely valuable and economical means of improving the security of people, buildings, and valuables.

Samsung Electronics and Affiliates Agree to Sell Shares of Samsung Techwin to Hanwha Group

As published previously on SecurityHive, Samsung Electronics announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its shares of Samsung Techwin to Hanwha Group. With the stock purchase, Hanwha Group will become Samsung Techwin’s largest shareholder. Samsung Techwin has achieved incredible growth globally in the professional security industry over the past several years.

What Does the Future Hold for Access Control as a Service?

How will the electronic access control industry embrace the cloud in the coming years? Will governments see the value in using commercial cloud resources? Will governments create standards and best practices to ease restrictions on cloud storage across borders? Will operational expenditure (opex) options open the door to more SMB adoption? With the cost per door coming down for access control solutions? Will the market opportunity for access control as a service (ACaaS) be negatively impacted?

Top Security Concerns, Need-to-Know Industry Trends on Agenda for ASIS 2014

More than 20,000 security professionals from 80 countries are expected to attend the ASIS International (ASIS) 2014 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits taking place 29 Sept.-02 Oct. at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. The conference will also include the colocated (ISC)² Security Congress 2014, and will provide offerings ranging from educational and general sessions to keynote addresses, and from educational roundtables to an exhibit hall featuring more than 600 companies.

Mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) Driving Growth in US

Research Note: The North American PERS (Personal Emergency Response Systems) service market is forecast to grow from $700 million in 2014 to $1.5 billion in 2019. The main market drivers are a growing elderly population and the increased use of mPERS, according to a recently published report from IHS Inc.

Duchossois Group Acquires Controlled Products Systems Group

The Duchossois Group, Inc. (TDG) announced today that it has acquired Controlled Products Systems Group , Inc. (CPSG), headquartered in Denver, Colorado . CPSG is one of the largest wholesale distributor s of perimeter access control solutions in the US , and supplies equipment to authorized dealers from coast to coast, offering t he highest quality and most widely recognized brands of access control pro ducts available on the market. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) Software – World – 2014

The market for PSIM software remains in an early adopter stage, however, awareness for PSIM software has grown significantly since 2012. Many customers are asking what PSIM software can do for them, rather than what this software is. This increased awareness of PSIM software capabilities is expected to fuel growth over the coming years.

The Wireless Access Control Market In 2014

The market for wireless access control remains embryonic. Just 6% of businesses have a fully wireless system, according to an IFSEC Global survey of businesses across a wide range of sizes and sectors. In addition, 17% of premises employ a hybrid solution, a mixture of wired and wireless access systems. This low installed base obviously […]

Xentry Systems Expands Team To Continue Nationwide Growth

Xentry Systems Integration, a security systems integrator focused on delivering best-in-class security systems and services, continues its expansion into nationwide markets and service areas, and has recently added new management to foster this continued growth. After its acquisition of Acree Daily Integrated Systems in May 2014, Xentry has positioned itself as a nationwide provider of […]

Sustained Growth Set For Latin American Video Surveillance Market

According to Aaron Dale, research analyst for IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), the Latin American video surveillance equipment market is forecast to see annual average growth rates of over 14%. This is despite ongoing economic uncertainty and civil unrest in Brazil, Latin America’s largest economy according to recently published estimates from IHS Inc. The Brazilian market remains […]

Eagle Eye Networks Named To CRN’s 25 Coolest Emerging Vendors For 2014

Eagle Eye Networks, Inc., announced that the company was selected by CRN as one of the top 25 startups in 2014 making an impact on the IT channel. CRN’s criteria for the top companies were “startups that were established no earlier than 2008 and know the value of good channel partnerships; a strategy to leverage […]

North American Video Surveillance Market Poised For Rapid Expansion

With the technology becoming eve`r more sophisticated, video surveillance systems are on the verge of becoming an indispensable component of security systems worldwide. In the coming years, the growth of the North American market is expected to reflect that reality. Worth $4.56 billion in 2013, the market is projected to reach $15.81 billion by 2020, […]

Xentry Systems Joins PSA Security Network

Xentry Systems Integration, a security systems integrator focused on delivering best-in-class security systems and services, has announced that it has joined PSA Security Network, the world’s largest electronic cooperative representing security systems integrators. PSA Security Network is an organization that encompasses more than 200 electronic security systems integrators and aligns them with more than 150 […]

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) Market: Economic Case For Drones

Market Reports Online Market Reports Online Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), colloquially known as drones, have attracted criticism given their role in military operations. However, there is a burgeoning market for commercial applications, with the US government asking the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) to draft plans for civilian airspace integration by 2015, as required by the […]

Casino Management Systems Industry 2018 By Security And Surveillance

Although Casino market was hit by recession lately but now revenues are observed as increasing post recession years. Casino market has crossed $100 billion in recent years. Thousands of visitors get into casinos everyday and overall footfall is increasing globally. Earlier, casinos were providing only games such as card games, table games, and slot machine […]

Fire Market To Embrace Wireless And IP technologies?

[Research Note from Justin Siller, manager of the security and building technologies group at IHS Inc.] Despite traditionally being slow to use new technologies, the fire market is starting to see increased interest in wireless and IP (Internet Protocol)-enabled products. Wireless products have typically been used in specific applications where wiring is difficult such as […]

Ripple Effects Of Canon Milestone Union

The ripple effects of the recent acquisition of Milestone by Canon are far reaching and significant, especially in this global village of a world we operate in. It would be interesting to know if the Milestone and Canon executive teams truly appreciated the impact their business transaction would have on so many businesses around the […]

Video Surveillance System And Service Market Worth $36.28 Billion By 2018

The report "Video Surveillance Systems & Services Market – (Analog, IP), Components (Hardware [Cameras, Monitors, Storage], Software [Video Analytics, VMS], Service (VSaaS – Hosted, Managed, Hybrid) – Analysis & Forecast (2013 – 2018)", published by MarketsandMarkets, Video Surveillance System and Service Market is expected to reach $36.28 Billion by 2018. Defines and segments the Video Surveillance […]