High interest for Milestone Community Days in South Africa

October 23, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – More than 250 participants attended two successful Milestone Systems Open Platform of Days (MPOPs) in South Africa recently. The events in Johannesburg and Cape Town brought together some of the most successful networked  video systems integrators, resellers and distributors in the region. Participants exchanged


Abu Dhabi developing ‘unhackable’ electronic chip

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The National newspaper reports that cyber security experts in Abu Dhabi have found a way to create an “unhackable” electronic chip that could potentially be used in phones, cars, and computers. With the evolution of technology and manufacturing process giving way to less safety,

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Ring teams with Al Jammaz to provide smart home security for Saudi

October 16, 2017 By Emma Procter

KSA – Smart home security firm Ring  recently announced a partnership agreement with Al Jammaz Distribution, the leading Saudi based Value-Added Distributor, which distributes advanced technology products, solutions and services. This partnership will help Ring foray and expand its reach across the Saudi market offering customers


Samsung announces SmartThings and ADT home security system for $549

October 4, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

US – Thanks to the rise of smart home gadgets, home security systems are now more powerful and accessible than they’ve ever been. Companies like Nest and Ring are trying to make a name for themselves in the home security world with their own offerings, and


Altronix showcases expanded line of Trove solutions at ASIS 2017

September 27, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

US – Altronix – a leader in power and transmission solutions for the professional security industry – is featuring its expanded offering of Trove Access and Power Integration Solutions at ASIS 2017. New additions to the Trove series include integrations with Bosch, DMP, Honeywell, Kantech and

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Dubai trade show puts spotlight on safety of facades

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Leading manufacturers of construction equipment highlighted new approaches to safety design and engineering amid risks and security concerns related to combustible facades at the ongoing Windows Doors & Facades show. More than 300 exhibitors from 64 countries are displaying over 1,000 innovative products at


Manthan and Alnafitha partner on analytics solutions in Saudi

September 19, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

KSA – Manthan, a leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and analytics solutions for retail and consumer businesses announced today that it has entered a strategic partnership with Alnafitha International for information technology. The partnership will bring to the Saudi Arabia market innovations in AI and analytics that will help


Iris ID demonstrates mobile biometric enrollment and identification

September 11, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

US – Iris ID, a leading provider of iris biometric technology, has announced two lightweight handheld mobile devices integrated with the OPAL (opal-eye) iris recognition camera module providing fast and accurate multi-modal enrollment and identification capabilities for field use by border control, customs, immigration, law enforcement