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Megvii Announces $935M IPO as China’s AI Dragons Prepare to Fly

September 16th, 2021
Security

The Best Opportunities for Physical Security Business Growth over the Next 3 Years

August 9th, 2021
Smart Cities

Dirty Cryptocurrencies Must Take A Smart Building Approach to Energy Efficiency

While still seeming strange and unofficial to many, cryptocurrencies have now become an established part of the world economy. These blockchain-based virtual currencies have become hugely popular for a wide variety of people around the world, from mom and pop investors to billionaires such as Elon Musk, who recently began accepting Bitcoin as payment for […]

Security

The Critical Factors That Will Deliver Physical Security Growth to 2025

In this article we discuss the 6 most important factors that will shape the future of the Physical Security industry through the next 5 years, which will require fundamental changes to business strategies. 1. The gap between the major suppliers of Video Surveillance equipment and the many hundreds of smaller suppliers gets wider every year […]

Smart Cities

The Post-COVID Urban Agenda: Cities Should Be Smart but MUST Be Fair

Some of the most symbolic images of the past year have been of empty city centers. Deserted images Times Square, Covent Garden, Champs-Élysées, and Shibuya commercial district would have been impossible to capture before the lockdowns and stay-at-home orders that COVID-19 brought about. Our cities have felt the greatest impact of the pandemic and this […]

Security

Future Trends in the Global Video Surveillance Market

The world market for Video Surveillance products was $19.1 billion in 2019 and accounted for 56% of the physical security products business. During the last 12 years it has been the largest and fastest growing of the three market sectors. In 2020 we estimate that demand has fallen to $18.1Bn. From 2020 it will grow […]

Security

Progress Vs Privacy – A Tale of Smart City Development in China

The underlying premise of smart technology is that with enough data you can predict anything. Our smart buildings and cities are filled with sensors to gather as much information as possible in order to provide analysis that can fix problems, improve environments, and even avoid issues before they happen. The only real debate around this […]

Smart Cities

Lockdowns Strikes a Big Blow to Bricks-and-Mortar Retail

The UK saw the biggest drop in retail sales since records began 30-years-ago, despite record increases in grocery sales, especially alcohol. In March, US retail sales also slumped to their worst monthly decline since records began in 1982, despite record grocery retail numbers. Both these markets delayed the start of their lockdown and have not […]

Smart Cities

Will Mass Surveillance Become a Leading Epidemic Control Technology?

In China, hospitals that were overflowing a few weeks ago now have an abundance of empty beds, huge makeshift hospitals built for the coronavirus patients are being disassembled, and there is now a little more certainty about the projected end of the lockdown measures. The reduction of COVID-19 cases in the country where they first […]

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