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DUBLIN, Ireland -- Research and Markets ( announces the addition of Frost & Sullivan's Global Advances in Imaging Technologies for Access Contro - Video to their offering.

This Frost & Sullivan research entitled Global Advances in Imaging Technologies for Access Control deals with the various biometric and video surveillance imaging technologies for access control. The study aims to provide comprehensive information about on the latest in the access control industry; the possible impact of video surveillance on the access control market, regulatory, political and socio-economic factors influencing the adoption of biometrics for access control in different geographical regions, and so on. In this research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine physical and logical access control applications and the latest developments in video surveillance technologies such as basic close circuit television (CCTV) IP, expanded integration, customizable systems, and smart software for situational awareness in surveillance.

Technology Sectors

Expert Frost & Sullivan analysts thoroughly examine the following technology sectors in this research:

- Access Control

- Homeland Security

- Security Management


The following technologies are covered in this research:

- Biometrics (face/iris/fingerprint)

- Video Surveillance (CCTV/IP, Video Analytics)

Key topics covered inside this report:

1. Executive Summary

2. Access Control Systems Technology and Applications

3. Technology Adoption Factor Analysis

4. Assessment of Innovative Imaging Technologies for Access Control

5. Patents and Database of Key Industry Participants

6. Decision Support Database

Technology Overview

Sophisticated IP Networking Boosts Access Control Technologies

The advances made in Internet Protocol (IP) networking have ushered a new era in access control systems using biometrics and video surveillance technologies. In fact, the whole access control industry is driven by the sales of biometric applications, proximity systems, and IP video. "The industry is at a tipping point, evolving into a converged system that is meant to deal with both hard and digital assets," says the analyst of this research service. "With the convergence of physical and logical access control becoming a reality today, it is very likely that access control will be integrated with identity management in the near future."

Convergence of physical and logical access control is witnessing increased thrust because of law enforcement, homeland security initiatives, and standardization efforts for biometric technologies. Associated developments in motion detection, behavior recognition, and face recognition technologies, coupled with security concerns and the ever-expanding business environments are driving the demand for video surveillance systems.

Low Cost and Practical Applications are likely to Drive Further Adoption of Biometrics

From a business perspective, adoption of biometrics in access control has been spurred by the need to increase throughput, while also increasing security, for example, the use of biometric smart gates. "As the sensor's performance increased and the size and cost decreased, they have been widely adopted by OEMs in the PC, wireless, and access control markets for security and convenience," states the analyst. Video surveillance is benefiting from the shift to IP-based networks. Remote monitoring through the Internet, intelligent video, and power over Ethernet capabilities are the key attractions of IP surveillance. Voice, video, and data analytics for security management are combined together because of IP-based surveillance.

Overall, the video surveillance industry continues to be one of the largest and fastest growing segments within the security industry. The implementation of multi-biometrics in access control generally boils down to a cost issue. At present, using multi-biometrics is only practical when guarding access to the most sensitive information or physical locations. Though biometric-based access control fingerprint scanning is gaining more market share as an authentication tool, the big break is only expected when it becomes a technology that provides high accuracy and is practical to implement within an enterprise setting at a low cost.

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