The report alleges that this increase is partially the result of convergence of access control with other security technologies, such as biometric and video surveillance.Society’s response to the 9/11 event combined with rising crime rates throughout the world is also responsible in part for the increase in demand for security equipment and services.The advent of IP video, video analytics, RFID, biometrics and other new security technologies will also drive an increase in demand.The new market report offers a detailed overview of the Russian broadband industry with focus on the CCTV segment of the global security industry. For additional information on the “CCTV Market Update (2006-2007),” visit