Video Surveillance

Security

Mapping the Strategic Direction of Johnson Controls – Part 2

October 3rd, 2022
Security

Mapping the Strategic Direction of ADT Security

September 29th, 2022
Security

Vitaprotech Physical Security Business and Financials Examined

In this Research Note, we examine Vitaprotech, the French group offering physical security solutions for sensitive sites. This analysis covers their subsidiary companies, strategic direction, ownership, acquisitions and revenue growth. Vitaprotech is the result of the 2014 merger of Sorhea, a specialist in perimeter intrusion detection for critical infrastructure and sensitive sites in France, and TIL Technologies, a […]

Security

Chinese Video Surveillance Giants Report Strong Overseas Sales Growth in H1 2022

In this Research Note, we examine the half-year financial results, ending 30th June 2022 for the major Chinese video surveillance giants, Hikvision (Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd.) and Dahua Technology (Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co. Ltd.) in the context of previous results, their overall strategies, growth and Memoori market analysis. This Note is based on company financial reports for the […]

Security

Convergint Security Systems Integration Business and Financials Examined

In this Research Note, we examine Convergint, the North American security systems integrator. This analysis covers the firm’s turnover development, ownership, its target vertical markets and global expansion strategy beyond North America. Headquartered in Schaumberg, Illinois, Convergint is a leading systems integrator that designs, installs, and services electronic security, cybersecurity, fire and life safety, building automation, […]

Security

Irisity Video Analytics Business and Financials Examined

In this Research Note, we examine Irisity AB, a Swedish provider of AI-powered video analytics solutions. This analysis is based on their 2021 Annual Report, investor presentations, acquisitions and growth strategy. Irisity AB is a public company listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market. Founded in 2006, the company serves customers in more than 90 countries with headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden […]

Smart Cities

Do Smart Cities Work in Developing Countries?

Since the Indian government announced their 100 Smart Cities Mission in 2015, industry media channels have been flooded with news on the latest city selected and the next technology to be implemented. Other populous developing countries, like Egypt and Indonesia, are now following India’s smart cities policy with ambitious projects at their own scale, each striving […]

Smart Buildings

Skyfii Occupancy Analytics Business and FY2022 Financials Examined

In this Research Note, we examine Skyfii, a Sydney-based Australian public company providing crowd analytics and occupancy management solutions to public venues and commercial properties. This analysis covers their latest financial results y/e 30 June 2022, vertical market focus, acquisitions and growth strategies. Skyfii completed an IPO (ASX: SKF) on the Australian Stock Exchange in 2014. The company positions itself as […]

Security

SPACS: The 800-pound Gorilla in the PropTech Room

In the same week in July, two more special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) mergers in the smart building security space wrestled with this alternative IPO approach. First, Crown Proptech Acquisitions failed in their attempted merger with access control firm Brivo after the deadline passed before they were able to raise the funds required. Then, 5 […]

Security

Alarm.com Connected Property Business and Financials Examined

In this Research Note, we examine Alarm.com, a US provider of physical security, intelligent automation and energy management solutions for the smart home and commercial real estate. This analysis is based on their 2021 and Q1-2022 financial results, 10K Report, investor presentations, M&A and diversification strategy. Alarm.com, founded in 2000, became a public company in June 2015 on Nasdaq under […]

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