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US-China Trade War Continues To Polarize the Physical Security Market

December 6th, 2022
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Global Physical Security Market Resilient in the Face of Challenging Trade Conditions

December 5th, 2022
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SenseTime’s Artificial Intelligence Business Examined

In this research note we examine the ups and downs of Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) giant, SenseTime, during their turbulent first year as a publicly traded company. Founded in 2014 by computer scientists, SenseTime specializes in AI-powered software that analyzes images, including faces, and competes directly with Megvii Technology, backed by the Alibaba Group, which […]

Lighting

Silvair’s Lighting-based Building Intelligence Business Examined

In this research note we examine Silvair, a California-based and lighting-focused IoT software solutions provider with Polish origins. The firm has developed an innovative technology for wireless communication of devices on an open-source mesh topology and is currently commercializing its product in the form of software and services with a particular focus on smart lighting systems.  […]

Smart Buildings

How Does Biden’s New Clean Energy Bill Impact Smart Buildings?

Last week, President Biden signed the new Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law, which will drive over $430 billion toward clean energy and sustainability solutions, with a specific focus on buildings. While the total amount is a step down from the $550 billion suggested in the 2021 Build Back Better proposal, the emphasis on buildings in addition […]

Smart Buildings

An Unfortunate Supply Chain of Events

“The global electronics and semiconductor industries are currently suffering the most serious disruptions to supply chain operations in living memory. Supply chain issues have been driven by a series of interrelated trends that have served to complicate, compound, and increase both the scale and impact of the challenge,” reads our latest research study. “These issues have […]

Security

The Legislative Balancing Act For Facial Recognition Technology

Is facial recognition good? It provides a reliable form of digital identification that does not require every user to have a smartphone or other authentication device. It removes the need for physical contact with shared biometric devices, such as fingerprint scanners, supporting virus mitigation efforts during the pandemic. By flooding our buildings and cities with facial […]

Security

Laying the Infrastructure for Global Physical Security Market Growth

The pandemic recovery strategies of major economies around the world present huge opportunities for the physical security industry. Recent stimulus packages and investment programs provide a huge boom in infrastructure spending under a common approach of “Build Back Better”. A variety of major infrastructure projects launched by prominent governments, in the wake of the COVID-19 […]

Security

Securing the Security of the Global Physical Security Market

“Tensions over alleged human rights violations and the ongoing trade war between China and the US has seen legislative moves, new sanctions, and tit-for-tat trade barriers erected that significantly disrupt the flow of physical security products between the two nations, and the ability of their respective manufacturers to trade in their respective markets,” explains our latest […]

Security

The Security of Supply & Supply of Security

Despite almost two years of challenges and uncertainty posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the global physical security market has demonstrated a remarkable degree of resilience. The pandemic is reshaping the industry, turbo-charging certain emerging business models, whilst it also continues to make our societies safer; not just from the pandemic but also from crime and […]

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