The world market for video surveillance equipment is expected to grow more than 12 percent in 2012 according to IMS Research. This is good news for companies such as BVS who specialise in biovision smart cameras.
The boom in the market is perhaps due to a wealth of new technologies as the company explains in our Security & Surveillance feature special.
Also offering a special focus on advancing technology in this sector is our cover story special from Linear Technology with an insight into the company's latest developments in this market.
Widespread adoption of retrofit LED lamps are anticipated to create global energy savings worth $100 billion over the next five years, according to another recent report from IMS Research. This is an interesting statistic for the market and will leverage technology from companies such as OMC who offers an insight into how Light Engines are enabling effective lighting design across the industry.
These are just some of the important and advancing market segments driving the industry forward, featuring in this issue.