Interview: Vidsys on its CSIM platform and the UAE’s Hassantuk programme

January 11, 2018 By Imogen Lillywhite

UAE – A Smart and Safe city programme has been launched aimed at reducing the cost of inspecting buildings for more than 150,000 buildings across the UAE. Vidsys, a converged security and information management software (CSIM), provider announced that Injazat Data Systems will employ its CSIM


Pelco and AMAG join forces on integrated surveillance and access control

November 14, 2017 By Imogen Lillywhite

US – Pelco by Schneider Electric, a global leader in surveillance and security products and technologies, has joined forces with AMAG Technology, a leading manufacturer of access control and security products. The integration provides a truly integrated and scalable access control and surveillance system management solution

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Women in Security: Jana Rankin, CEO of VuTeur, on how security tech can save lives

November 1, 2017 By Imogen Lillywhite

MASS SHOOTINGS – multiple deaths and injuries at the hands of an armed individual or individuals – invade our newsfeeds with depressing regularity, with the worst in US history taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, under a month ago. Discussions about the role security can play

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Vision 2030 in Saudi to see SAR8.3 billion invested in tech

October 16, 2017 By Imogen Lillywhite

UAE – Delegates at the HR Tech Saudi Summit taking place between 20-21 November in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, will get to discuss how government investments worth SAR 8.3 billion will pose new opportunities for businesses to transform HR practices. The government of Saudi Arabia pledged the multi-billion

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Keytech and the smart security revolution spreading from the UAE

September 19, 2017 By Imogen Lillywhite

UAE – Digital systems are now at the forefront of the industry, with consumers expecting to see high-tech solutions to everyday security issues as a matter of course. A security venture, SMS by Keytech, could help realise the expectation that manually signing into a location will

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Hikvision launches ‘Deep Learning’ embedded NVR

August 31, 2017 By Imogen Lillywhite

CHINA – Hikvision has launched its ‘DeepinMind Network Video Recorder (NVR)’ – which it says is the world’s first embedded NVR benefiting from ‘Deep Learning’ functionality. This intelligent NVR effectively ‘learns’ to identify people captured by video surveillance cameras. The NVR will also learn to filter

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From the Intersec floor: Fire safety firm K5 announce construction of a new UAE-based plant

January 31, 2017 By Imogen Lillywhite

UAE – Fire safety manufacturers K5 are seeking to make an impact on the Middle East market with unique fire suppression products. The Russian company, launched one year ago, used its first Intersec Dubai exhibition to announce the construction of a new US $100 million UAE-based


Show report: Honeywell signs MOU with Dubai Civil Defence

By Imogen Lillywhite

UAE – Global security solutions firm Honeywell strengthened its relationship with Dubai Civil Defence (DCD) at this year’s Intersec – signing a new memorandum of understanding with the government department. The end-to-end provider also took a new approach at this year’s exhibition, meeting clients in a