YARMOUTH, Maine—PSIM, cloud-based services, mobile apps, video analytics, identity management and access control—such new and emerging technologies and issues are changing and shaping the industry. Which ones are advancing most rapidly and are the most important? And what other new technology trends are on the horizon?
WESTMINSTER, Colo.—What’s the biggest challenge for independent integrators today? According to Bill Bozeman, “it’s not the need to learn the latest and greatest technology,” and it’s not learning how to sell better or more efficiently. Rather, it’s understanding how to run and adapt their business models so they can run profitable businesses.
EXTON, Pa.—The Protection Bureau has always had a revenue stream from the monitoring of commercial intrusion and fire accounts, but since it added its new “weProtect” integrated services offering six months ago, that RMR stream has picked up considerably, said J. Matthew Ladd, The Protection Bureau president.