Smart Buildings

2 in 5 building management professionals are ‘unfamiliar’ with the ‘internet of things’

The survey also found that 55% of respondents say that a ‘lack of clear advice or knowledge’ is a serious barrier to the installation of connected technology in their buildings. Read More

Honeywell announces integration between Performance, equIP and HDZ series cameras and Xtralis solutions

Honeywell says the integration will cut costs for integrators and help them offer customers greater scope for realising truly connected buildings through Xtralis' signature trinity of security responses: reliable detection, visual verification and remote response. Read More

Vanderbilt security products and systems: a profile

Vanderbilt, whose products span access control, intruder detection, CCTV and integrated security management, is a major player in the security industry and has made some eye-catching acquisitions in recent years. Read More

39% of buyers of IoT tech fail to protect smart buildings against cyber attack

Almost four in 10 (39%) buyers of smart building tech admit to not taking steps to safeguard installations against hackers, a survey has revealed. Read More

The smart buildings report 2017: installed base, benefits and challenges, cyber threat and barriers to adoption

IFSEC Global recently polled hundreds of professionals involved in the building supply chain and management of commercial premises to understand the changing ‘smart building’ landscape. Read More

Top trends in security tech to expect in 2017

An insight into what 2017 will bring for the security industry, as predicted by Johan Paulsson, CTO at Axis Communications. Read More

Tyco: profile of a fire and security colossus

Profile of Tyco, one of the world’s largest fire safety and security companies with a customer base exceeding three million worldwide. Read More

Honeywell launches TouchCenter Plus, a touchscreen interface for Galaxy Dimension and Galaxy Flex intrusion panels

TouchCenter Plus is intended too simplify daily security operation with clear graphics and a menu that provides a snapshot of the entire system. Read More

Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2016: winners revealed

Digital Barriers, Mitie Total Security Management and Assured Fire and Security were among the winners at this year's Security & Fire Excellence Awards. Read More

Smart buildings case study: 240 Blackfriars, London [download]

Part of the Protecting London Series this case study explores the benefits and teething problems associated with UBM London's 2015 move to state-of-the-art premises in Southwark, London. Read More

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