Author: SME Magazine

Securex West Africa welcomed more than 2,300 industry professionals, who met to discuss cutting-edge security solutions within a growing regional market. The ninth edition of the show took place at the Landmark Centre in Lagos, Nigeria from the 16th to 17th April. Over two bustling days...

Network security and the threat of cyber-loopholes should be a top priority for video surveillance users, IDIS will tell visitors at IFSEC International. Launching a cybersecurity advisory video ahead of the show, the IDIS team will also be on hand to demonstrate and explain how IDIS...

The 21st edition of Intersec took place from 20-22 January 2019, attracting 35,889 visitors from 126 countries. Participants enjoyed innovative product launches, demonstrations and forged new business partnerships in security, safety and fire protection. The numbers reflect a 23 per cent increase over the previous...

Videx Electronics looks forward to Intersec 2019, where they will be greeting participants from the Show Commercial Security Section, 2-A22. Founded in 1986, Videx designs and manufactures video/audio door entry systems and access controls, standing among the leading companies in the field worldwide. The variety of the...

The Intersec 2019 Press Conference will be held on Wednesday, January 16th at 10:30 a.m.  Intersec 2019 marks 21 years since Intersec Dubai first debuted in the UAE, and over the years the show has transformed into a trade and networking platform for the safety, security...

In an era where video security experiences more demands than ever before, many relevant industries face a host of unique challenges. Business decision-makers are looking to adopt intelligent surveillance solutions that protect customers, employees, and digital as well as tangible property. Here are five things Pelco...

New technology addresses market priorities as company continues its double-digit growth  Significant growth trends are emerging in the Middle East video surveillance market. IDIS will be driving the sector forward at Intersec, Dubai 20-21 January 2019, with a number of targeted technology innovations for end-users and...

Type of site: Public Sector – Emergency Response Location: Hull, UK Number of users/doors: 12 sites 260 doors 300+ users Solution required: Manage and control access to all fire stations in the region Flexible access permissions for short term site access Pin and token authentication for increased site security Result: Read...

Costs can be an issue when considering the components of a video storage system, particularly since it is one of the largest costs of networked systems. Gartner’s Total Cost of Ownership “As enterprise products dominate the video storage market, more attention needs to be addressed to Gartner’s...

During Intersec 2019 in Dubai, Getac will present the latest public safety solutions at Booth S3D43, right next to the Dubai Police pavilion in Sheikh Saeed Hall 3. Come see what Getac’s rugged mobile computing solutions can do for you. Founded in 1989, Getac Technology Corporation...

Pelco by Schneider Electric, a global leader in intelligent video surveillance solutions, has released the Spectra Professional IR - a rugged camera ideal for transportation, city surveillance, airports, seaports and commercial markets. The Spectra Professional IR features “above the horizon” viewing capability providing greater coverage...

CathexisVision, the Video Surveillance Management Software Suite from Cathexis Technologies has taken top honours for the Benchmark Innovation Awards 2018 and been announced the overall winner in the Video Surveillance Software category. Benchmark is a globally recognised business-to-business publication for installers and integrators, which is dedicated...

Some of the world’s biggest crimes go unnoticed The Internet of Things makes our lives more connected, but it also leaves us vulnerable to cybercrime. Online hacking has become so widespread that, by 2021, it’s estimated that the cost of cybercrime damages will be $6 trillion...

SECON, which is the largest B2B security exhibition in Korea, will be held on 14-16 March 2018 at KINTEX, Seoul. As a family of IFSEC series, the best security exhibition brand in the world organised by UBM, SECON has been renowned as the NO.1 Korean security...

Hikvision hosted an exclusive AI+ forum in Dubai during Intersec for the global launch of its Hikvision Artificial Intelligence AI+ solutions. General Sheikh Sultan Bin Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of Ajman Police, Jin Lei, the Chinese Economic and Commercial Counsellor of the Consulate General of the...

January 15th, 2018 - Hikvision, the world’s leading supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, will be exhibiting the latest innovations in surveillance at Intersec 2018, the largest security exhibition in the Middle East region, January 21st – 23rd in Dubai, UAE. Artificial Intelligence has...

Finding video surveillance systems that guarantee reliability and performance under the toughest environmental conditions is a challenge.  Not anymore.  Panasonic’s i-Pro Extreme offers more than just simple surveillance with cutting-edge technology that delivers extreme enhancements in image quality, system reliability, IP security and embedded intelligence.  Panasonic,...

Hall 1 - Stand C22 The Door Entry Systems Specialists. Founded in 1986, Videx designs and manufactures video/audio door entry systems and access controls, standing among the leading companies in the field worldwide. The variety of the range, quality, service, and the continuity of a purely “Made in...

You can closely experience on site about how we put "quality and innovation" as the heart of Uniview from exquisite products, pioneering technologies and advanced solutions.  We sincerely invite you to visit us at Intersec 2018 and build a safer world together. Uniview is the pioneer...

OZAK Access Technologies Inc. has been in the market for more than 40 years, and is proud to be the first and leading vehicle and pedestrian access control systems producer in Turkey. OZAK, providing high quality and reliable access solutions, is the correct choice for many users...

ievo Ltd will be exhibiting at Intersec Dubai 2018 alongside new META distribution partners, NIT – an Ingram Micro company. Showcasing their latest fingerprint biometric verification solutions, ievo will be available to talk to you about your biometrics requirements and integration opportunities. If you would like to...

The worldwide security market is booming – come to Dubai and witness all aspects of the industry. EVVA will be there again from 21 to 23 January 2018 (hall S2, stand H19). With more than 1,300 exhibitors Intersec is one of the largest and most...

Elektral A.S. is celebrating 40 years in the field of technology and will be exhibiting for the 13th consecutive time in Intersec Dubai, also launching The NEW ThruScan sX-i Walk Through Metal Detector which has ULTRA HIGH SENSITIVITY Metal Detection Capability. This new model fully...

Cathexis Technologies returns to Intersec 2018 this January to showcase the latest innovations and an extended range of new features and enhancements, to its flagship Video Management Software (VMS) Suite, CathexisVision. CathexisVision, with its sophisticated and intuitive security and infrastructure management tools, has enjoyed tremendous growth...

Claire Mahoney speaks to Costa Boukouvalas, CEO of Dubai-based surveillance storage company AgilityGrid about how their business has adapted and grown alongside the need for greater data storage and retention in the UAE ...

The demand for interoperability and multi-platform/device integration exploded in 2016. Jonathan Lewit, chair of ONVIF's Communication Committee and director of Technology Leadership for Pelto by Schneider Electric, discusses this uptake, as well as ONVIF's new profiles, the importance of member involvement and the organisation's vision...

Customer demand for better quality cameras to cope with emerging security threats is growing, say leading developers. SME reports. In the Middle East the CCTV purchasing trend over the last few months has been an encouraging one, according to leading manufacturers who are predicting a buoyant...

Leading PSIM developers are now Looking to offer integrated security systems aimed at the growing needs of Large scale enterprises and the increasing trend for smart city applications. SME reports PSIM solutions has been developed over the last decade to let organisations integrate unconnected security applications...

Security Middle East looks at the value of thermal imaging cameras for use in perimeter applications and finds that when it comes to accurate detection at a distance they are hard to beat ...

Do more CCTV systemsmake us more secure? According to Jean Turgeon, vice president & chief technologist at Avaya, it's all in the network. Millions of CCTV are being deployed around the world. Is this enough? Deploying more security cameras can only help in discouraging people from committing...

Every government around the world takes the safety and security of its elected representatives and personnel extremely seriously. This is certainly the case in Jordan where the 150 elected representatives in the national parliament recently benefited from a complete upgrade of their CCTV surveillance system. The...

There will be something for everyone at this year's IFSEC, be they manufacturers, distributors, installers and integrators or end users. SME provides a rundown of what to expect this June. Returning to ExCel London for the third year running, the addition of some exciting features looks...

The growth of video surveillance as a service (VSaaS) and cloud-recording is giving security planners a new set of options for extending what they do with surveillance, as well as opening up the market to smaller non- professional security users. VSaaS offers organisations both a wider...

Abu Dhabi-based Rise General Trading launched Rise Technologies in response to the growing demand for security and surveillance systems and solutions in the UAE. The company has recently been appointed Golden Distributor for Hikvision. SME speaks to CEO, Ghassan Kassabji. Which technologies do you think are...

Majmaah University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia In a fast-changing security Landscape, the ability to easily scale network surveillance, remote monitoring and a rapid response across the enterprise is a growing challenge. Here we share some Lessons from the education sector on how a Leading Saudi...

Security Middle East considers the impact of the smart phone revolution on access management systems and what smart­phone-based solutions are currently on the market ...

Theft of sensitive or regulated data and intellectual property is one of the most serious risks to an enterprise. DNS is frequently used as a pathway for data exfiltration, because it is not inspected by common security products such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDSs),...

There were a number of new developments in the biometrics sectors being showcased at Intersec in Dubai, several of which have already been deployed across the region. SME reports....