Milestone Community Days coming to South Africa

July 26, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Milestone Systems is planning a number of local community events and has confirmed that the Milestone Partner Open Platform Days (MPOP) 2017 in South Africa will take place on 19th September in Johannesburg and 22nd September in Cape Town. For both customers and partners, the open platform


Pelco Optera Multi-Sensor cameras integrate with top VMS solutions

July 19, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

US – Pelco by Schneider Electric – a global leader in surveillance and security products and technologies – has announced that its Optera Panoramic Multi-Sensor Cameras are integrated with over 20 of the industry’s leading Video Management System (VMS) solutions. “Panoramic cameras’ ability to increase situational awareness, lower TCO and increase security


HID Global acquires Arjo Systems to expand its government ID business

July 11, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Identity solutions brand HID Global has announced it has acquired Arjo Systems SAS, a provider of physical and digital identity solutions for secure government ID applications. Arjo Systems gives HID Global broader capabilities to deploy electronic identification (eID) and ePassport solutions for government programs. “Our


ONVIF releases Profile A for broader access control configuration

By SSN Gulf Staff

US – Industry standardisation body ONVIF has announced the final release of Profile A for broader access control configuration. It establishes a standardized interface for access control clients – and expands the configuration options of ONVIF conformant access control systems. The release marks the first open specification that allows for


Dubai summer travellers urged to register for home security service

July 4, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The National newspaper in Abu Dhabi reports that tenants and homeowners travelling for the summer have been urged to protect their homes by registering for Dubai Police’s security service. Lt Col Rashid Al Falasi, director of the Criminal Control at the General Department of Criminal Investigation,

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Honeywell launches next generation of aspirating smoke detectors

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Honeywell, a leader in advanced smoke and fire detection technologies, has announced the next generation of Xtralis VESDA aspirating smoke detectors that re-define the ASD technology and which it says will set a new benchmark in the industry for reliable very early warning smoke

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Hikvision, EY join up on information security development project

June 29, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

CHINA – Hikvision, a leading supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, and EY China advisory, recently held a joint conference for the launch of the information security development project in Hangzhou, China. This is in response to the increasing number of cyber security issues. Weiqi Wu, Vice


Altronix scoops Superstar Award again at PSA-Tec

June 19, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

US – Altronix, a global leader in power and transmission solutions for the professional security industry, has once again received the prestigious Superstar Award at PSA-TEC 2017 (see videos for highlights). This is the third consecutive year that Altronix has received this honor and recognition from PSA