Surfing the next wave of building and security systems.
Many commercial facilities in South African have a number of different security solutions in place. As technologies continue to advance and prices drop, the enormous benefits they bring are making it a risky proposition not to upgrade to digital, analytics and open systems, and integrate these disparate systems for better control.
At present, many organisations still make use of stand-alone analogue solutions, sweating their investments by doing piecemeal integrations (e.g., integrating surveillance and access control solutions) and upgrades to address changing risk profiles. Often, security still falls outside of Information Technology with budgets and management usually being separate. These tactics start to look less attractive, however, as technology advances begin to fundamentally change the way security solutions can be applied, reaching into new segments of the business to add value.
Future tech wave
In five years’ time, security solutions as we know them will have converged with IT infrastructure, enterprise applications and external systems (e.g., IoT) to deliver way more than perimeter surveillance, authentication and protection of assets and people. Intelligent algorithms and analytics in CCTV and surveillance systems can, for example, be used within retail and service segments. They can assist companies to Click here to read entire article
Source:: IT News Africa