BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—With the technology becoming ever more sophisticated, video surveillance systems are on the verge of becoming an indispensible component of security systems worldwide. In the coming years, the growth of the North American market is expected to reflect that reality.
DALLAS—The global video surveillance as a service market is expected to reach $2.39 billion by 2017, expanding at a CAGR of 31.5 percent from 2012 to 2017, according to a report from MarketsandMarkets, a market research and consulting firm based here.
BROCKTON, Mass.—Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter is working on three video surveillance initiatives that he says will act to deter lawlessness and aid police in solving crimes, according to a report in the Brockton Enterprise.
CHICAGO—Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration has outlined a plan to impose strict regulations on gun shops that open within city limits, including a requirement to record every sale on video, according to a CBS report.
CHELMSFORD, Mass.—Who’s in charge of video surveillance purchase and operations at corporations? Increasingly, that’s the domain of the IT department, according to a study commissioned by network video provider Axis Communications.