Hikvision plans R&D centre in Montreal, Research Institute in Silicon Valley

February 20, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Hikvision, a global leader in video surveillance products and solutions, has announced it plans to establish an R&D Centre in Montreal, Canada and a Research Institute in California’s Silicon Valley, California. “These two major investments underscore Hikvision’s R&D globalisation strategy and the commitment to providing


Illegal Cayan Tower stunt lands Russian model and team in trouble

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Cayan Group, a leading property developer in the Middle East, has strongly condemned a Russian model Viki Odintcova and her assistants for a daredevil stunt of hanging off the edge off Dubai’s Cayan Tower roof without any restraints, or safety precautions. Odintcova, who risked

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Vivotek scoops six excellence awards in Taiwan

February 8, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

TAIWAN – IP surveillance solutions firm Vivotek has announced that six of its intelligent IP surveillance products have received the 2017 Taiwan Excellence Awards. The products recognised include three H.264 models MS8391-EV, MD8563-EH and APC (Automatic People Counting) camera as well as the H.265 models, IZ9361-EH, FE9381-EHV and

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Milestone Systems emphasises MEA focus at a busy Intersec 2017

February 7, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Milestone Systems, a global leader in video management software (VMS), showcased the open platform community’s solution power at the crowded Milestone booth at Intersec 2017, held in Dubai in late January – as well as its focus on this region. Highlights included Christian Ringler’s introduction

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Paxton announces new sales manager for the Middle East

February 4, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

GCC – Paxton, global designer and manufacturer of electronic access control and door entry systems, has appointed David Sodergren as Regional Sales Manager for the Middle East. Based in Dubai, David will support and assist system integrators and distributors in the region, ensuring they are aware


Show report: Honeywell signs MOU with Dubai Civil Defence

January 31, 2017 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

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Show report: Axis raises the bar with super-high resolution camera

By Imogen Lillywhite

UAE – Axis Communications focused on high-resolution surveillance cameras, showcasing a new 20-megapixel product which combines Canon imaging with Axis network technologies at this year’s Intersec Dubai. Co-founder Martin Gren explained that the AXIS Q1659 features an SLR lens and Canon image sensors to provide the

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Milestone Systems enhances MEA focus with new regional director

January 22, 2017 By Emma Procter

DENMARK – Milestone Systems, the open platform company in networked video management software (VMS), has announced a new regional director for Middle East and Africa (MEA) at Intersec 2017. Intersec 2017 in Dubai is an important event for Milestone due to rapidly increasing volume of business activities