State of Standards
ONVIF, the global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, and the Security Industry Association (SIA), the association for global security solution providers, will jointly host “The State of the Standards,” a webinar at 10:00-11:00 am EST (15:00-16:00 UTC) on January 26 to discuss the current and future outlook and market impact of technology standards on the evolving security technology industry.
Peter Boriskin, chair of the SIA Standards Committee and chief technology officer at ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions Americas, and Leo Levit, chairman of the ONVIF Steering Committee and director of systems integration at Axis Communications will offer their perspectives on how interoperability standards have accelerated the growth of the security industry and discuss current and future potential directions, impacts and areas of growth.
The webinar is free to attend (register here). Following brief presentations from Levit and Boriskin, attendees are invited to pose questions to the speakers and discuss trends and needs from the standards community. A key component of the discussion will be how web standards and other standards from outside the industry are impacting the standards landscape for companies developing security solutions. Attendees will also be presented with information on how to become involved in each organizations’ standards development efforts.
Based in the Washington, D.C., area, SIA has more than 1,300 innovative member companies representing thousands of security leaders and experts who shape the future of the security industry. As an ANSI-accredited standards organization, SIA, through its Standards Committee is responsible for overseeing the development and maintenance of many standards on a variety of technical areas, including access control, alarms and intrusion, audio verification, false alarm reduction and architectural graphics. The group is best known for its Open Supervised Device Protocol (ODSP), an access control communications standard that supports encryption for more secure communication between access control components, such as card reader and control panels.