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OmniVision releases wireless, battery-powered security camera reference design

October 28, 2015 By Emma Procter

US – OmniVision Technologies, a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, has announced a new reference design that uses the ultra-compact and power-efficient OV788 video compression chip and the OV9750 CameraChip for IoT applications in smart homes. The OV788 and OV9750 reference design offers an entirely wireless,

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Video surveillance segment holds major share in UAE electronic security market says research

By Emma Procter

UAE – According to 6Wresearch, the UAE’s electronic security market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 10.7% during 2015-21. It states that government initiatives, increasing investments, rising security & IT spending and growing security concerns are impacting the adoption of electronic security systems in the

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Europe’s residential security market to grow by around 17% between 2015 and 2020.

By Emma Procter

UK – Europe’s residential security market was valued at US $759.2 million in 2014 and is expected to reach a whopping $1,867.5 million by 2020, according to a report by Market Research Store. Residential security system includes various components such as surveillance systems, intruder alarms, access control systems

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Former Pelco chief is heading new Schneider Electric VSaaS company

By Emma Procter

US — The former head of Pelco, Herve Fages (pictured), has been confirmed as heading up MultiSight, a new VSaaS (Video Surveillance as a Science) company owned by Schneider Electric. Designed for retailers, convenience stores, restaurants and other multi-location businesses, MultiSight is offered for a monthly fee

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Samsung launches SmartThings home monitoring kit for residential market

By Emma Procter

US – Samsung has just launched the SmartThings Home Monitoring Kit, a DIY home security solution that can monitor, control and secure a home from just about anywhere. Similar to the SwannOne, this kit centres around a hub and allows individuals customize the system with products they want to use. The SmartThings Hub can connect

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Westcon ME awarded Palo Alto Networks 2015 ‘EMEA Distribution Relationship of the Year’

October 15, 2015 By Emma Procter

US – Westcon Middle East, a leading value-added distributor (VAD) of convergence, infrastructure, mobility and security solutions in the Middle East, was named the Palo Alto Networks 2015 ‘EMEA Distribution Relationship of the Year’ during the recent Palo Alto Networks Sales Kickoff in Las Vegas, US. Westcon Security

Integrator 3W Networks contracted to establish telecom infrastructure for ADCO

By Emma Procter

GCC – 3W Networks, a telecommunication, safety and security systems integrator operating in the MENA region, has been contracted by a global Italian engineering contractor to establish the Telecom Infrastructure of the Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) – Al Dabb’iya Surface Facilities Phase III