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The Future of Mechanical Locks

Despite the growing popularity of access control systems driving the adoption of electronic locking devices, mechanical locks are not projected to falter any time soon. Mechanical locks are forecast to have a positive compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.8% from 2013 to 2017.

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Is Google Entering the Home Security Market?

Google entered the smart home market in January after acquiring Nest, a smart thermostat and smoke/CO detector manufacturer, for $3.2 billion. IHS Technology projects that the Nest acquisition paired with the emergence of Google Fiber foreshadows Google’s eventual penetration into the home security space through home automation integration.

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Mechanical Locks Report - 2014

With an improving economic situation and construction market in North America and continued rapid growth in Asia, the global mechanical and peripheral locking device market is expected to...

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Entrance Control Equipment Report - Door Automation - 2013

In its third edition, The World Market for Door Automation provides manufacturers with an in-depth understanding of the marketplace. It identifies the key trends and critical factors that affect growth across four different door types, 14 end-user industries and three geographic regions.

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Baggage & People Screening Equipment Installed Base - Q1 2014

Quarterly database capturing checkpoints and passenger screening lanes for airports around the world. This database measures passenger throughput vs. available EWC equipment and security facilities to identify expansion opportunities and is updated quarterly.

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Clarifying the Complexity of Cloud-based Access Control

The concept of access control as a service (ACaaS) takes on varying forms of definition which in itself has created confusion in the security industry. New research recently published by...

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Video Moving into the Perimeter Security Segment

Video surveillance cameras and analytics continue to be pushed out toward the perimeter at a high rate and are becoming an integral part of electronic perimeter security solutions...

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Harry Cai
Harry Cai

Harry Cai is an analyst with IHS's access control & fire APAC team. He has previous work experience in Global Account Sales for HikVision, a leading manufacturer of video...

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Jared Bickenbach
Jared Bickenbach

Jared Bickenbach is an analyst with IHS's access control & fire group. Jared's areas of expertise include Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives Detection equipment...

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