Vanderbilt Navigating the 2019 Trends in Intrusion

For many organizations across the world, intrusion alarms and detection are at the center of their focus for establishing a comprehensive security plan, and the numbers support this. The European perimeter intrusion detection systems market alone is set to see growth at a rate of 15.7 percent annually through 2024, due in part to the growing demand for video surveillance, remote access via the cloud and wireless technology to help enhance security systems. 2019 Intrusion detection trends Perhaps the biggest trend across the security industry – and especially for intrusion…

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Sofradir & ULIS To Invest €150M in French Nano 2022 Program

Five-year investment to develop next-generation infrared detectors aims to strengthen Europe’s microelectronics ecosystem and ensure industry growth. Sofradir and its subsidiary ULIS have announced their participation in the Nano 2022 initiative, which sees the Group invest €150M ($171M) over the period 2018-2022. This announcement follows the European Commission’s approval on December 18, 2018 of the ‘Important Project of Common European Interest’ (IPCEI), a joint project by France, Germany, Italy and the UK to give €1.75 billion (approx. $2bn) in public support for research and innovation in microelectronics. Nano 2022 is…

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Accidental Deaths Hit Highest Number in Recorded U.S. History

The National Safety Council is grieving over the new CDC data showing the number of deaths from unintentional, preventable injuries – commonly known as ‘accidents’ – rose 5.3% between 2016 and 2017. Preventable deaths have now reached their highest number in recorded U.S. history – 169,936. Of the three leading causes, preventable injuries was the only category to experience an increase, largely driven by the opioid crisis. An American is killed accidentally every three minutes, by a drug overdose, a motor vehicle crash, a fall, a drowning, a choking incident…

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Johnson Controls partners with Civic Technologies to Provide Secure Building Access to Enterprise Buildings

Johnson Controls has recently partnered with Civic Technologies, the global digital identity provider, whereby Johnson Controls will integrate the Civic Secure ID Platform (SIP) with C-CURE 9000 security and event management systems from Software House to provide visitor management with greater data privacy and protection, enabling building visitors to securely present their verifiable identity using the Civic App. This partnership will enable properties secured by C-CURE 9000 a more convenient and secure solution for processing visitors at point of reception, and ensure Johnson Controls remains a leader in secure access…

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