A few weeks ago, our team attended one of the largest annual security events in the North America: ISC West in Las Vegas.
In 2017, security robotics was a pre-mature, yet emerging, trend in the security space. Over the past couple of years, things have started to change.
There's a recipe for industries that are ripe for disruption:
Rapidly increasing costs + Little to no added value for stakeholders
The advent of the internet sparked a wildfire of new technology disrupting industry status quo:
Whether you love to hate or hate to love him, it's undeniable he is an icon for the industry. When we're talking about mall and retail security, we're talking about none other than Paul Blart: Mall Cop.
According to a recent study, that's how many workers could be displaced by 2030 thanks to automation and artificial intelligence. These stats can be scary, and they tend to flare up heated debates around technology and its role in our work force.
Why the hype?
"If you aren't using automation, you're working too hard."
In past blog posts, we've discussed some of the big questions around automation and autonomous security. In the past decade, billions of dollars have been invested in security automation; from video analytics and robots to smart buildings. Scholars and engineers have said automation marks the beginning of the fourth industrial revolution.