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The Battle of the Body Parts: Which biometric will prevail?

Iris scan technologies crowned as the winner with most long-term potential
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05/31/2016

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Representatives of four different forms of biometric identification—facial recognition, iris scan, fingerprint, and hand geometry—each made a case for their biometric being most prevalent in the future at TechSec Solutions 2016.

Specifically Speaking with Steven DeArruda

Senior security system designer for Business Protection Specialists, based in New York
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05/27/2016

What does BPS specialize in and what's your role in the consulting process?

Five Questions: Frank Guido

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05/24/2016

Frank Guido, who recently joined Monitronics as chief marketing officer, has more than 25 years of leadership experience in branding, agency management, digital marketing, advertising, and sales and operations at a number of Fortune 500 companies, including most recently with Windstream and Alltel. Security Systems News recently asked Guido five questions.

Global home automation market to hit $78b by 2022

North America is currently dominating the market
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05/23/2016

DALLAS—The global home automation market is forecasted to more than double by 2022, according to a recent Marketsandmarkets report, in part due to the Internet of Things and home automation features that save money by reducing energy consumption.

Cloud+ goes to Austin

The industry’s only conference dedicated to cloud
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05/20/2016

AUSTIN, Texas—Security Systems News today announced that the second annual Cloud+ conference will take place Nov. 29-30 at the Lost Pines Resort in Austin, Texas.

Market Trends: Mobile access control today—where are we?

Smartphone usage for access control and security management increasing
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05/19/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine—Access control is one of those areas in commercial security that just screams for smartphone compatibility. People seldom leave their home, car or office without their phone in tow, and scanning a prox card or identity badge seems so, well, 2006.

FBI chief Celestini to speak about cybersecurity at ESX

ESX Public Safety Luncheon featured speaker is senior executive FBI representative to the NSA and U.S. Cyber Command
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05/18/2016

FORT WORTH, Texas—FBI Section Chief Philip Celestini will be the featured speaker for the ESX Public Safety Luncheon on June 9, ESX organizers announced today.

ESX announces competitors for 2016 TechVision Challenge

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05/13/2016

FORT WORTH, Texas—ESX announced the 10 companies, all ESX Innovation Award Winners, that will face off with in this year’s TechVision Challenge for the title of ESX’s “Best in Show.”

Specifically Speaking with Paul F. Benne

President of Sentinel Consulting, based in New York
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05/06/2016

How is Sentinel Consulting different from consulting firms that work for architects?

Nominations open for Security Systems News’ ‘20 under 40’ Class of 2016

Nominate a colleague or yourself
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05/06/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine—If you have an exceptional colleague, one who deserves recognition for their work in the security industry, we’d like to hear about them. Security Systems News is calling for nominations for its annual “20 under 40” awards.

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SSN News Poll November 2016

ASIS International's 62nd Annual Seminar and Exhibits sparked a lot of conversations about the technologies and issues within the industry today. Which technologies were most talked about, and what are the industry's biggest challenges?