Mitie Security, one of the UK’s largest intelligence-led security businesses, has launched a new “Global Security Operations” service, bringing together Mitie Security’s entire suite of technology solutions and offering a tech-smart and seamless way for businesses to keep their premises, people and customers safe and secure.
Smiths Detection, a global leader in detection and screening technologies, has completed the acquisition of Pathsensors, a leading bio-technology solutions and environmental-testing company, based in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Large retail multiplexes like Festival Place in the UK are a popular destination. Here over 170 shops, a cinema, sports centre and restaurants have an ever-changing roster of permanent staff, cleaners and out-of-hours contractors. Every person requires secure entry on demand, and the public also needs open access for 18 hours every day.
In any area where many people spend a long time together, there’s a risk that infectious diseases will spread. With the coronavirus pandemic, this became drastically visible. But waves of disease happen independently of COVID-19 – take the annual flu season, for example.
The latest physical security market report from Marketsandmarkets covers the PACS, PSIM, PIAM, video surveillance, fire and life safety subsector as well as services including ACAAS, VSAAS, remote monitoring, and security systems integration. The researchers predict that the global market size to 2025 will grow from USD 93.5 billion in 2020 to USD 120.3 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 5.2% during the forecast period.
A new report on the occupancy sensor market to 2025 by Marketsandmarkets include a COVID-19 impact analysis and projects the market size to grow at a CAGR of 13.3%, reaching USD 3.6 billion by 2025 from USD 1.9 billion in 2020. Increasing demand for energy-efficient devices and government policies towards energy saving are also factors driving market growth.
ECR Retail Loss Group reports retailers should rethink their near $2B annual spend on video as an integrated business tool rather than just a security blanket; the report also recommends creation of a video technology ‘Tsar’ to ensure overarching strategy and better organisation-wide adoption.
Johnson Controls has launched Openblue - a complete suite of connected solutions and services. This open digital platform, when integrated with Johnson Controls core building systems and enhanced by Fortune 100 technology partners, will make shared spaces safer, more agile and more sustainable.
Staff safety and customer service will be boosted across Sydney’s rail network with the deployment of Safezone, one of the industry-leading safety, security and emergency management solutions from Criticalarc.
Johnson Controls International plc has just reported its fiscal third quarter 2020 results, which show sales of $5.3 billion, a decrease of 17% compared to the prior year and a decline of 16% organically, driven by the COVID-19 pandemic.