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Milestone ME unveils community experience centre in Dubai, gives award in Abu Dhabi

UAE – Milestone Systems Middle East has launched a Community Experience Centre at its Regional Headquarter in Dubai. The centre provides an opportunity for partners and customers to experience the value of the Milestone Open Platform technology through live demos of the latest Milestone XProtect Solution with industry relevant partner solutions.

Innovative industry solutions 

At the launch, innovative partner applications such as Face Recognition, Video Analytics, 3DMaps, Audio Integration, were showcased in collaboration with partners nuPSYS, AllGoVision, Axis MEA, NEC, Bosch, HPE,  and Sony.

In the second half of the year Milestone are presenting solutions tailored to the specific needs of the Retail & Logistics, Safe City and Transport verticals. Partner solutions include:

Herta leader in facial recognition
HPE trusted compute platform to run applications
Rasilient server and storage architected for IP Surveillance
Axis market leader in network video
Bosch complete range of safety, security and communication products
nuPSYS 3d visualization real-time physical security, camera networks, motion sensors, fire alarms
Nvidia inventor of GPU. Nvidia supports hardware-accelerated video decoding
Dell EMC provides leading infrastructure and data storage
Digital Tigers provider of powerful multi-monitor workstations
NEC leading Digital Display & Signage Solutions provider
Forlan video analytics suite for different use cases
Edesix body worn camera company
Briefcam leading provider of Video Synopsis

The aim is to present a new vertical theme at the Community Experience Centre each quarter.

Hands-on experience

Customers can also request for live demos of specific, tailor-made solutions. The setup will be done by Milestone and community partners, to showcase best-of-breed solutions. Community partners are welcome to invite their partners or customers to present the joint value proposition with Milestone. Finally, the Community Experience Center will be leveraged for live demonstrations of Milestone product launches and new versions.

”Milestone Community Experience Centre lets you explore Milestone’s industry-leading video management software along with Community Partners tailor-made solutions for your specific needs. You can experience the power of Milestone open platform in a live setup, with leading technologies and solutions powered by Milestone Community Partners. By showcasing best of breed solutions, customized for different use cases and verticals, our customers and partners gain confidence that they are getting tried and tested solutions that fit their specific requirements,” said Haider Mohammed, Communtiy Manager, Milestone Systems.

Regional ‘Intro Day’ seminars

Milestone Systems Middle East is also running a number of regional Intro Day seminars. The series of Introduction and Technical Seminars aim to enlighten and empower new and existing partners, consultants and employees, on all things Milestone. The seminars keep the community well informed and primed to sell and work with Milestone XProtect® and industry-leading partner solutions. Find more information HERE

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Milestone honours Abu Dhabi Monitoring and Control Centre (MCC)

Meanwhile, Milestone Systems Middle East has also recently awarded its ‘Outstanding Award of the year 2017’ to the Abu Dhabi Monitoring and Control Centre (MCC) Director General, His Excellency Saeed Saif Al Neyadi and Project Director, Khalfan Al Hassani.

Abu Dhabi is regarded as one of the safest cities in the world, and surveillance plays a key role in keeping the city safe and secure. The MCC was established by the Abu Dhabi government to manage and regulate the use of monitoring and control devices in public and private facilities. It analyses the data provided to help prevent crime and maintain public security in the emirate.

In order to respond fast and proactively to threats, the ability to not only collect data but to also extract actionable intelligence from data from diverse sources, such as video surveillance, sensors, access control, and IT systems, is critical. By deploying a solution based on the Milestone video management system (XProtect®) and Vidsys situation management software, the MCC is now able to integrate information from more than 15.000 cameras across 100 sites in the city.

The open architecture, real-time solution enables MCC to merge technologies of different types, such as cameras, sensors, and registration plate recognition, and pull data from various sensors around the city; heavily trafficked pedestrian areas, public transportation sites and major intersections, to ensure public safety and heighten situational awareness.

Khalfan Al Hassani, ICT Director ADMCC said: ADMCC ICT Division are truly honored and grateful to be the recipient of this prestigious award for Milestone Outstanding Achievement Awards of the year 2017. We give thanks to Milestone for delivering excellent products and services to Abu Dhabi in support of the vision of His Highness Sheik Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Abu Dhabi. Our success is rooted in loyalty, innovation and unfaltering dedication from rare individuals that work in and support Abu Dhabi Monitoring and Control Centre (ADMCC). We are proud to call Milestone a partner to ADMCC. It is with sincere gratitude that we thank Milestone for the contributions they have made to the continued success of our organization and our great city. We look forward to working with Milestone for many more years to come.”

Christian Ringler, Milestone Director Middle East, Africa, and Dach added: We are very happy and proud to work closely with MCC on several projects in Abu Dhabi and are looking forward to continuing this strong collaboration in the future.”