Jim Dearing

Jim Dearing

Jim Dearing is an IHS Markit senior analyst specializing in security and building technologies. Jim is currently the lead analyst globally for the IHS Markit Access Control Intelligence Service and he also manages the alarm and monitoring research team. During his many years in the industry, he has authored reports on a wide range of security technologies and industries; examples include electronic access control, identity management software, intrusion, consumer-grade video surveillance, residential security and the smart home.

Jim has a large amount of analytical experience coming from an economics and finance background with previous experience as a private equity analyst specializing in commodity markets, risk management and arbitrage trading.

Jim holds an MSc Economics from the University of Warwick and a BA (Hons) Economics from the University of Leicester and is currently located at the IHS Markit headquarters in London.

 


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Consumer & DIY Video Surveillance Report - 2018

The Consumer and DIY market includes all video surveillance equipment sold through the retail sales channel either in-store or online. This latest edition of the research aims to measure the size of the market and judge what are the best opportunities currently available.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Security Technology
ACaaS and mobile access propelling each other to mainstream adoption
ACaaS and mobile access propelling each other to mainstream adoption

Demand for ACaaS has grown rapidly over the past five years, and this growth is expected to continue. While there have been relatively few attempts to combine ACaaS solutions with mobile access, despite their apparent synergies, this type of integration will become more common over the next five years.

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Security Technology Building, Home & City Technology
Electronic access control integration is the first stop on the road to smarter buildings

Electronic access control systems are the leading type of security system being integrated into building management system (BMS) platforms. In fact, 29.6 percent of access control equipment shipments — including readers, door controllers and electronic locks — were installed and connected to a BMS platform in 2017.

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Security Technology Building, Home & City Technology
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