Fire & Security Industry News Round-up 10/06/16


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Featuring supplier news, product launches, events, our own articles, and more, read our Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 10/06/16


Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 10 June 2016


European smoke detector market is booming

According to the latest research, European smoke detector market is going to reach $2.52 Billion by 2022. Innovation and an increasing support and initiatives from government bodies are the main reason of the market growth, with Austria, France and Germany leading the trend in the region. The highest growth rate is expected in residential sector, but largest market size is held by commercial sector.

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(Security World Hotel, 07/06/16)



Smart Sustainable Cities initiative by United Nations

Two United Nations bodies, The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the United Nations Economics Commission for Europe(UNECE), initiated “The United 4 Smart Sustainable Cities” (U4SSC). The project “will aid and encourage cities to identify and categorise relevant stakeholders to define and foster their roles in the development of a smart sustainable city.”

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(Memoori, 08/06/16)



Top 50 Most Influential People in Security and Fire 2016 – “And the winner is…”

The results of IFSEC’s Top 50 Most Influential People in Security and Fire 2016 were announced on Tuesday and the winner of this year competition is Joe Grillo, the founder and CEO of ACRE LLC and who previously played a major role in propelling ASSA ABLOY to its current market dominance. Congratulations!

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(IFSEC Global, 07/06/2016)


Smart Home market to reach $121.73 Billion

Advancements in the IoT market and increasing need of the customer for the convenience, safety and security are main reason why Smart Home market is expected to cross $121 Billion by 2022 according to MarketsandMarkets. In 2015 the market was worth $46.97 Billion.  Lighting control products are expected to expected to play one of the biggest roles in the growth.

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(KNXToday, 06/06/2016)