Digital Security and Surveillance Market Segment Overview
New IP-based digital technologies are transforming the world of video surveillance, making it more effective in its primary role of detecting and preventing undesirable behavior—theft, shoplifting, vandalism, assaults—but also increasing its role in delivering information that can be used to enhance business processes and optimize overall business performance.
All of this is making video surveillance more attractive to a wide array of companies, increasing both new investments and upgrades from older analog-based solutions.
Digital Technology Drives Demand
A survey last fall among regional and national retail executives commissioned by Axis Communications (a major provider of video surveillance solutions) found nearly 64 percent using some kind of IP-based security solution, more than double what the same survey fond two years earlier.
The percent of small retailers planning to buy surveillance equipment in 2013 climbed nearly eight points and is well over 50 percent.
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