Bringing new products to life

ASSA ABLOY Shared Technologies develop platform technologies to be integrated in ASSA ABLOY group company products. Thinking outside the box is encouraged at Shared Technologies where developing innovative solutions for sustainable energy, wireless connectivity, software and identification are part of the daily routine. The Future Lab visited the R&D team during the “Innovation Day” where employees have 24 hours to brainstorm and come up with creative ideas for new products or improvements to existing ones. https://futurelab.assaabloy.com/en/bringing-new-products-to-life/

Protecting your assets – personal data

As consumers are beginning to adopt wearable technology, new issues arise. One issue is privacy. How do you deal with all the personal data that wristbands and other wearables reveal? Privacy issues are also starting to worry manufacturers; they didn’t expect users to wear these devices 24 hours a day, revealing intimate details of their lives. https://futurelab.assaabloy.com/en/protecting-your-assets-personal-data/

Big Data in physical security

In our previous article about Big Data we learned that retail giants like Amazon use Big Data to analyze purchases and boost sales. But how is Big Data currently being utilized in the realm of physical security? According to Bob Banerjee, Senior Director of Training and Knowledge with NICE Systems, it isn’t. “One thing people need to realize is that just because a source generate a lot of data, that doesn’t make it Big Data,” he says. https://futurelab.assaabloy.com/en/using-big-data-in-physical-security/

Wearables in access control

Wearable technology is on the verge of turning mainstream and the consumer electronics industry has convinced itself that wearable technology will be the next big opportunity. But what part will wearables play in the future development of access control? The Future Lab talked to manufacturers, researchers and experts in wearable technology to find out. Here's what they said. https://futurelab.assaabloy.com/en/wearables-in-access-control/