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Jim Dearing, Access control analyst at IHS Markit

Slow up take of biometrics in access market

Ever since the first fingerprint readers came to market more than a decade ago, access control industry stakeholders have eagerly anticipated the prospect of finally eliminating cards from their systems.  However, as of 2015, biometric reader sales accounted for just 30 percent of access control reader sales in the Americas. Meaning they ranked third, still behind both 125 kHz proximity and smart card readers in popularity. "Hardly the credential revolution that manufacturers were hoping for." says Jim Dearing, analyst at research company, IHS Markit.

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Dahua builds relations with Leeds authorities

Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has revisited Dahua Technology again to further promote the cooperation between companies in Leeds City Region and Dahua Technology. At the first visit of LEP to Dahua in June 2016, David Shepherd, Head of Trade & Inward Investment of LEP, was highly impressed by Dahua’s core value of innovation, quality and service; this results in his invitation to Roger Marsh, Chairman of LEP to come along and visit Dahua this time. Michael Chen, VP and General Manager of Dahua Overseas Business, hosted the reception on behalf of the company on March 1, 2017.

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Dahua intelligent solution helps safeguard ports

Harbour ports provide gateways to the outside world and have enabled nations to transform into export-oriented economies and benefit from foreign trade. With enhanced globalisation, the role of ports has changed but coupled with the benefits of trade are the challenges and pressures of security management. Dahua Technology, as an end-to-end intelligent security solutions provider, is contributing to making the world safer, especially ports.

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Smart parking solution meets the challenge

In the last two decades, global economic growth has led to a tremendous increase in vehicles in almost every corner of the world. Reports have shown that in cities, most high rise apartment buildings have had difficulties managing their parking spaces. ID card issuing, billing, entrance control and payment made the entrance procedure very inefficient. Traditional smart card management systems limit the access to those who hold an allocated smart card. However, cards could be stolen and the processing of a lost card is inconvenient.

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BSIA Export Council Chairman, John Davies of Tdsi

BSIA on embracing new markets after Brexit

With the UK’s Brexit negotiations beginning to gather pace, the whole question of exports has become a lot more complicated over the last 12 months. With big changes approaching over the way the UK not only interacts with its European neighbours, but also the wider world, John Davies, Chairman of the BSIA's Export Council and Managing Director of Tdsi, looks at the potential opportunities that could be presented following the triggering of Article 50.

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