Manufacturing is a complex business, and manufacturing plants feature a number of areas of potential security risk and health and safety guidelines to adhere to.
There are many areas of a manufacturing business where video can play a valuable role: from the car park, to entrances and exits, office areas, delivery and dispatch and, of course, the manufacturing and assembly areas themselves.
The access control market is changing. It’s recently been reported that in 2017, for the second consecutive year, access control technology was the fastest growing sector in the global physical security industry, now accounting for 24% of the entire market. This upwards trend, which is expected to continue in 2018, has been attributed to the shift from traditional proprietary (closed) solutions to open IP technology, creating improvements in product and management performance.
Any technology is only as valuable as the end user’s skills and ability in operating it. Many of us see this in our use of business software applications, or in using only a small part of the functionality in our mobile phones. Indeed, the accepted Technology Acceptance Model shows that alongside the perceived usefulness of a technology, ease of use is critical to how much value will be derived from it. Watch this video for a good overview.
The new regulation, which comes into effect on May 25th, is designed to give individuals more control over how data about them is collected, processed, stored and shared. As an organization, Axis has always been committed to respecting and safeguarding individuals’ privacy and, as such, we are wholeheartedly behind the introduction of GDPR and has been working towards ensuring that our own business is fully compliant with the regulation.