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Boston Marathon bombing could accelerate video surveillance spending


WELLINGBOROUGH, U.K.—In the aftermath of the Boston bombings, spending on video surveillance equipment may experience a spike that augments already lofty expectations for the market, according to a statement from IMS Research, a market research firm based here.

Authorities closing in on marathon terrorist suspect?

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Both CNN and the Boston Globe on Wednesday, April 17 reported that a suspect has been identified in the Boston Marathon terrorist bombing and that an arrest has been made or is imminent. Both backed off of that assertion about an hour later, and the Boston Police made a statement saying that no arrest had been made.

IMS: Analog video surveillance still dominant in consumer market


YARMOUTH, Maine—Analog security cameras continue to dominate the consumer and do-it-yourself video surveillance market, accounting for 87 percent of shipments, according to a new report from IMS Research. And analog is expected to stay strong in that segment, with a significant revenue shift to network products unlikely in the next five years.

Banks are a key vertical and video surveillance is central to solution

Regulatory compliance a top concern, use of analytics on the rise

Several national security providers—among them Diebold, Stanley Security Solutions and Protection 1—said they would be focusing on the financial and banking vertical market in 2013.

The nine-percent solution

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

That’s a Sherlock Holmes reference, the title (I actually had to look up what I was referencing - looks like a killer movie).

Acuity lands $1 million in funding

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Hey folks - sorry for the long drought of posts.

Hikvision files for large IPO

Friday, May 28, 2010

I don’t have a link, as I received the press release as a Word document, but Chinese video products manufacturer Hikvision has announced an initial public offering that should raise a big chunk of change:

“50,000,000 shares at the price of ¥68 per share on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.”