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The market for alarms and video surveillance - Germany

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1.1 Definition and scope of the study

The alarm and video surveillance market refers to the sale and installation of security systems and devices used to detect and prevent unauthorized access and potential threats. This includes both the physical hardware such as sensors, cameras, alarm systems, and control units, as well as the software used to monitor and control these systems.

The global market for alarm systems and video surveillance is witnessing steady growth, with MarketsandMarkets estimating that the market will reach a value of around xx billion U.S. dollars by 2026, growing at aCAGR of around 9.4% during the forecast period.

The German alarm and video surveillance market is also witnessing solid growth. The market is expected to register a compound annual growth rate(CAGR) of around 7% from 2021 to 2026.[Euro Security] This growth is driven by increasing security requirements, technological advances, digital connectivity, regulatory requirements, and increased consumer awareness. According to surveys, 81% of Germans say that more video surveillance tends to mean more security for them.[Focus] The market is competitive, with established companies such as Bosch, Honeywell, as well as regional and specialized players.

A number of trends can be observed in the German video surveillance market. These include increased use of IP-based surveillance systems, integration of artificial intelligence and video analytics, increasing use of cloud-based surveillance, focus on privacy and data security, and integration with other security systems.

The following market study focuses on current trends in the industry as well as the market structure and competitive situation of the market.

1.2 Global market

According to Markets&Markets, the global video surveillance market is expected to reach USD **.* billion by ****. It is a rapidly expanding market, forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (***) of *.*% from ****-****, reaching over $**.* billion. The key drivers of this market include growing interest in public safety and ...

1.3 German market

Despite the challenges posed by the COVID ** pandemic, the German market for electronic security technology recorded encouragingly positive developments in **** and ****. In ****, this sub-sector of the security industry recorded modest growth of *.*% compared to ****, with sales rising to €*.* billion. This growth was encouraging, despite initial fears, and demonstrated the robustness of ...

1.4 Foreign trade

International Harmonized System (***) commodity code **** refers to electrical machinery and apparatus for electrical signaling, security or control systems. This category includes products such as alarm systems and video surveillance systems. These are important elements in the field of security technology that are used in various applications, from private households to commercial ...


2.1 Typology of demand

Security market at a glance

Security market revenue in Germany varies by sector. In ****, fire alarm technology including smoke alarms accounted for **.**% of the market share, voice alarm systems *.**%, intrusion detection systems **.**%, access management systems *.**%, video systems **.**%, and SHEV/NL* call systems n others *.**%. These figures illustrate the diversity and constant ...

2.2 Burglaries in Germany: Statistics and concerns of the population

The statistics show the number of cases of residential burglary recorded by the police in Germany from **** to ****. In ****, **,*** cases of residential burglary were recorded in Germany, including cases under Section ***(***) and Section ***a of the Criminal Code.

Number of residential burglary cases recorded by the police in Germany Germany, ****, in ...

2.3 Germans' Perception of Safety: Trends and Regional Differences

The German population's perception of safety remains a multifaceted issue in ****. According to recent surveys, the majority of Germans still feel safe from crime (***).

General understanding of security Germany, ****, in % Source: ****

General understanding of security Germany, ****, in % Source: ****

The greatest fear of criminal attacks remains outside at night (***).

Measures and factors ...

2.4 Burglary protection in Germany: Trends in protection systems and security awareness

The security of one's home is of paramount importance to many Germans, and in recent years there have been interesting developments in the area of burglary protection and the use of security systems.

Security awareness of safeguarding systems

The results of a recent survey show that **% of Germans in **** say their ...


3.1 Value chain and market dynamics

In the market for alarm and video surveillance equipment, it is important to distinguish between the companies that offer the services in question and the customers for whom there is a natural diversity.

However, it might be interesting to distinguish different categories within the manufacturers and installers of alarm systems and ...

3.2 Operations and employees

In Germany, companies operating in the field of alarm systems and video surveillance are covered by the following codes:

WZ**-****: Manufacture of instruments and appliances for measuring, checking, testing, navigating and similar purposes

This industry refers to companies that manufacture instruments and devices that can be used in security systems. ...

3.3 Diverse sales channels in the market for safety technology

Three main types of distribution can be identified in the market for alarm systems and video surveillance:

Distribution to companies

Companies invest significant resources in monitoring their warehouses and buildings. These investments are fundamentally different from those made by private individuals for their security systems. The installation of alarm and video ...


4.1 Types of alarm and video surveillance systems

Types of alarm systems

Alarm systems are diverse and can be selected based on application and need. Here are some common types of alarm systems:

Source: ****

Components of video surveillance systems

Installing a video surveillance system requires choosing the right components. Here are the essential elements:

Recording options for video surveillance ...

4.2 Product overview

Product overview in the market for alarm systems and video surveillance

The alarm and video surveillance market offers a wide range of products, all of which serve the purpose of monitoring and protecting property and people. These products can vary depending on individual requirements and preferences, and offer a wide range ...

4.3 Prices

The market for video surveillance systems has diversified considerably in recent years and is no longer exclusively reserved for large budgets and professional applications. Instead, it now offers a wide range of solutions suitable for different purposes and budgets. To provide clarity on the different price categories and available products, we ...


5.1 Data protection regulations

The German security technology market is subject to strict regulation with regard to the protection of personal data. This is largely controlled by the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (***). These regulations have a significant impact on the development, installation and use of security systems in Germany.

The GDPR sets the ...

5.2 Norms and standards

In the alarm and video surveillance market, norms and standards are crucial to ensure the quality and security of these systems. Here are some specific norms and standards that are relevant in this market:

EN ***** (***): this European standard is of great importance to manufacturers of alarm and intrusion detection systems. It ...


6.1 Positioning of the players

  • Dormakaba
  • GEZE
  • ABUS
  • Bosch Building Technologies
  • Hager
  • Verisure
  • Telekom
  • Honeywell Security Group
  • Siemens Building Technologies

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