- HENSOLDT’s Collision Warning Radar for UAVs/drones undergoes multiple successful tests
- Digital Monitoring Products unveils 1128 Wireless Glassbreak Detector equipped with high-tech sensor
- HGH Infrared Systems' Spynel 360° cameras and CYCLOPE software secure airports against unauthorised drone flyovers
- Pulse Secure launches a community edition of its vADC to reduce application development cost
- Radware’s Global Application and Network Security Report indicates average cost of cyberattack exceeds $1.67M
- FIME appoints Arnaud Crouzet and Edouard Baroin as part of its ongoing business expansion
- Doordeck announces strategic partnership as exclusive Paxton Distribution UK partner
- Nedap Security Management’s standards of excellence awarded ISO 27001 Certification
- March Networks video surveillance and business intelligence solution deployed at Qatari bank
- APT Security Systems upgrades Nortech FeeMaster Smart parking management system at a luxury hotel in Bath
- Daemon and AMG Systems provide video surveillance network for new iPort Rail terminal in the UK
- PureTech Systems deploys trucks with telescoping surveillance payloads at Border Patrol’s San Diego location
Live-action firefighting and emergency rescue operations, drone demonstrations, and a revamped conference discussing Artificial Intelligence, safety planning for cities of the future, and securing the Dubai Expo 2020, are some key features of Intersec 2019, as the final preparations are laid ahead of its big opening in Dubai next week. The 21st edition of the world’s leading trade for security, safety, and fire protection takes place from 20-22 January 2019, with more than 1,200 exhibitors from 54 countries spanning 60,000sqm at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The annual three-day event is organised by Messe Frankfurt Middle East, and supported by the Dubai Police, Dubai Police Academy, Dubai Civil Defence, the Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA), and the Dubai Municipality, along with a further 35 international government partners, trade associations, and non-profit institutions aimed at advancing the global security, safety, and fire protection landscape. Middle East security market to grow at 13.5 percent The Middle East market for physical and perimeter security, commercial and information security, fire protection, and drones, is worth US$14.5 billionThe key government partners and organiser also addressed media at the show’s official press conference, presenting the latest developments in protecting life and assets in the Middle East market where demand for security, safety, and fire protection products and solutions will continue to climb. According to analysts 6WResearch, the Middle East market for physical and perimeter security, commercial and information security, fire protection, and drones, is currently worth a combined US$14.5 billion. This is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 13.5 percent over the next six years, valuing US$31 billion in 2024. Physical, perimeter, and commercial security, comprising monitoring and surveillance systems, restricted entry systems, access control, intrusion detection, and perimeter security, holds the lion’s share of the market, valuing US$10.8 billion in 2018, and estimated to be more than double in value over the next six years; to be worth US$23 billion by 2024. Key contributors of the Middle East region Saudi Arabia and the UAE are the key contributors, currently comprising nearly 60 percent of the market for physical, perimeter, and commercial security (US$6.48 billion), on account of favourable government regulations, infrastructure development, and adoption of new technologies across industry verticals such as retail, hospitality, banking, aviation, transport, oil & gas, and construction. The Middle East fire safety systems and equipment market will also increase by eight percent annually, valuing US$3 billion in 2024 The Middle East fire safety systems and equipment market will also increase by eight percent annually, says 6WResearch, valuing US$3 billion in 2024, from an estimated US$1.9 billion in 2018. The markets for information security (from US$1.4 billion in 2018 to US$2.7 billion in 2024), and drones (US$510 million to US$2.4 billion), are also in-line for solid growth. Intersec Future Security Summit Andreas Rex, Intersec’s Show Director, said visitors to Intersec 2019 can see the latest in advanced technologies and solutions that are the future of a smarter, safer, and more secure world. “With 15 country pavilions, six dedicated show sections, seminars and workshops, live demonstration areas, countless product launches, and nearly two-thirds of the world’s top 50 security manufacturers on-board, Intersec 2019 is the major annual gathering for thousands of industry professionals eager to start 2019 on a positive note,” said Rex. “The new Intersec Future Security Summit is our most comprehensive conference programme yet, bringing together more than 40 regional and international experts and government speakers. Here, Artificial Intelligence in video analytics, future foresight on security, emergency preparedness and response, and planning the security for the Dubai Expo 2020 are among the many topics that will be presented. Cloud-based advanced video analytics The Dubai Civil Defence has been providing a number of solutions and innovations in the field of safety and fire protection"“Another new feature is the Safety Forum in Hall 8, highlighting challenges within the Middle Eastern health and safety industry and the benefits of adapting to international safety standards. From cloud-based advanced video analytics to integrated smart city technologies, or the world’s top fire-service vehicles and high-rise firefighting lifts, Intersec 2019 will put the spotlight on the latest global solutions that are moving the needle in keeping our societies safe and secure,” Rex said. Colonel Expert Ali Hassan Al Mutawa, Assistant Director General for Protection and Safety at the Dubai Civil Defence, also spoke today about the authority’s plans for Intersec: “The Dubai Civil Defence has been providing a number of solutions and innovations in the field of safety and fire protection, which has led to increased efficiency and effectiveness of services provided in the fire and rescue operations,” said Al Mutawa. Emirates Fire Safety Laboratory “At the 21st edition of Intersec, we’ll present the Emirates Fire Safety Laboratory, the first of its kind in the Middle East, through which we plan to raise the level of safety and the quality of fire safety systems through the services we provide. The services to be delivered by the laboratory will include fire systems testing, inspection and certification using the most sophisticated technologies and devices"“The services to be delivered by the laboratory will include fire systems testing, inspection and certification using the most sophisticated technologies and devices. The laboratory will also monitor and verify technical stipulations required in accordance with international standard measures, whilst issuing internationally accredited safety certifications.” The largest of Intersec’s six show sections is Fire & Rescue, with 431 exhibitors in 2019. This is followed by Commercial Security (375 exhibitors), Safety & Health (142 exhibitors), Information Security (120 exhibitors), Homeland Security & Policing (90 exhibitors), and Physical and Perimeter Security (54 exhibitors). County pavilions at the event The 15 country pavilions are coming from Canada, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, UK, and the USA. With 83 percent international participation, some of Intersec’s most notable country growth has come from Saudi Arabia, which covers 41 percent more exhibition space in 2019 (211sqm) compared to 2018. Other growth countries include Spain, which occupies 47 percent more space this year (589sqm); Canada (466sqm, 35 percent y-o-y increase), France (386sqm, 19 percent increase); Lebanon (183sqm, 101 percent increase), and Austria (190sqm, 43 percent increase). UAE participation meanwhile remains strong, with 162 exhibitors covering 10,000sqm of exhibition space. Intersec Fire Conference and SIRA Forum Returning popular features include the Drone Zone, an Outdoor Demo Area, and the Safety Design in Buildings PavilionOther conference highlights at Intersec 2019 include the one-day Intersec Fire Conference on 21st January, which will provide insights into the changing global trends in fire protection and its implications on the Middle East, while Dubai’s Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA) Forum on 22nd January will also return with the latest updates in security law and industry regulations in Dubai. Returning popular features include the Drone Zone, an Outdoor Demo Area, and the Safety Design in Buildings Pavilion. Intersec is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
VITEC, a provider of advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, announces it will showcase the latest capabilities for its award-winning EZ TV IPTV & Digital Signage Platform at ISE 2019 on Stand 14-M200. The chosen solution for sports and entertainment venues, enterprise, government, and military agencies in Europe and the U.S., EZ TV's comprehensive feature set enables any organisation to centrally manage and stream HD, low-latency, in-house feeds and TV channels, as well as create eye-catching digital signage and video walls for distribution to any displays through a facility. Explore future capabilities ISE 2019 is the perfect opportunity for VITEC to discuss with attendees how EZ TV's latest innovations can simplify deployment" "We're seeing more outdated RF-based facilities being transformed by EZ TV," said Bruno Teissier, international sales and marketing director, VITEC. "Not only is the platform bringing them into the IPTV world, it's also improving OPEX, supporting HD and even 4K as they explore future capabilities, and allowing users and fans to access digital media from any screen — TVs, PCs, or mobile devices — and have the video-on-demand experience they crave. ISE 2019 is the perfect opportunity for VITEC to discuss with attendees how EZ TV's latest innovations can simplify deployment and management of projects involving IPTV, digital signage, and video wall content." Integrate seamlessly VITEC's EZ TV IPTV & Digital Signage Platform is ideal for the ever-changing video, marketing, and sales requirements of today's sports venues as well as for the secure dissemination and content management of full-motion video streams and offline files for enterprise and mission-critical applications and government agencies. Designed to integrate seamlessly with any IT environment and run on all types of networks — LAN, WAN, and wireless — EZ TV can be rapidly deployed and is intuitive to operate and maintain for any-size project. EZ TV can offer the most advanced fan experience while reducing CAPEX and OPEX often associated with legacy solutions With centralised creation, distribution, and monitoring of live and on-demand content and digital signage, the platform streamlines the process of linear and non-linear workflows. Its network-agnostic, modular architecture allows organisations to easily upgrade legacy systems or deploy a turnkey IPTV and signage solution for a new build, at a fraction of the cost of traditional digital signage solutions. For sports and entertainment facilities, EZ TV can offer the most advanced fan experience while reducing CAPEX and OPEX often associated with legacy solutions. Support interactive content The platform's video wall capability simplifies deployment and management of projects. VITEC's video wall processors are 100-percent hardware-based, feature low-latency native playback of IPTV streams up to 4K, and support interactive content and imagery transformations. More than 50 displays can be managed from a single processor, including nonstandard layouts and resolutions of TVs and LED walls. With the rapid adoption of video streaming and recording workflows, organisations increasingly face challenges related to storing, searching, and playing back valuable assets effectively. EZ TV's new Media Library module enables users to find, tag, edit, organise, store, search, and share media files quickly. Featuring a user-intuitive HTML5 interface, its powerful tools streamline media processes from live streaming to recording, archiving, and collaboration, easily allowing users to manage a full digital video experience across an entire venue.
Suprema is set to showcase its latest facial recognition technology, biometric-driven enterprise access control and industry leading-fingerprint identification solutions at Intersec 2019, which will be held in Dubai from January 20 - 22, 2019. Exclusive to Intersec 2019, Suprema will showcase its prototype next-generation facial recognition solution designed to provide enhanced level of accuracy, speed and convenience. Touchless biometrics Suprema will also introduce BioStar 2 Device Manager App, the latest addition to the company's enterprise-level security solution which enables comprehensive access reader configurations and settings on the go with smartphones. In addition, Suprema will demonstrate its full range of centralised and distributed access control solutions as well as biometric time attendance solutions. Suprema ID will also team up with Suprema at Intersec 2019 to introduce the world's slimmest FAP30 fingerprint scanner"Our next-generation facial recognition terminal is designed to fulfil the growing demand of touchless biometric technology within the more-secure, larger scale access control and time attendance applications in Middle East markets. “While providing second-to-none facial recognition performance, the new device also offers improved versatility and lower cost of ownership packed in a compact form-factor. Upon its official launching in mid-2019, we are expecting larger growth in GCC countries where demands for touchless biometrics are stronger than other part of the world," said Mohamed Elshenawy, Sales Director at Suprema Middle East. Suprema ID Suprema ID, the Suprema group's identification business company, will also team up with Suprema at Intersec 2019 to introduce the world's slimmest FAP30 fingerprint scanner. The new scanner is fully compliant to FBI MobileID FAP30 specifications and provides deep-learning based anti-spoofing technology. Using Suprema's latest optics and proprietary multi dynamic-range technique, the scanner also provides reliable performance under extreme lighting conditions up to 100k lux of direct sunlight.
Ava Group (AVA), a provider of security risk management services and technology will be showcasing its portfolio of security solutions at Intersec Dubai 2019, stand S3-C48. Intersec Dubai features a rich selection of exhibitors in Security, Safety & Fire Protection, attracting visitors from the Middle East, Africa, the Indian subcontinent and well beyond. Ava Group will be presenting the latest exciting solutions from its technology division - which incorporates Future Fibre Technologies (FFT) and BQT Solutions. As a provider of risk management services and technologies, Ava Group offers a portfolio of complementary solutions encompassing both fibre optic intrusion detection and high security access control and locking. Increased investment As a key event for the region and beyond, Intersec Dubai is the perfect way for security providers and buyers to start 2019" Mark Horton, Global Sales & Marketing Director commented, “As a key event for the region and beyond, Intersec Dubai is the perfect way for security providers and buyers to start 2019. Our solutions offer the very latest in security technology and the highest levels of protection, key benefits that we know are always well-received by visitors at the event.” Mark continued, “Over the last couple of years we have seen a significant growth in demand for our products in the Middle East, with increased investment in infrastructure across the region as a whole. Because of continued growth in the market, we have also invested in the expansion of our Dubai-based office and regional support team to ensure we are perfectly placed to supply and service our customers.” Reporting multiple disturbances Future Fibre Technologies will be showcasing its enhanced Aura Ai-2 controller. Featuring unrivalled high-sensitivity detection, location accuracy, cut resilience capability and the industry’s longest linear range - this product features new ultra-low noise optical detection electronics. This ensures a single controller can cover a distance up to 110 kilometres, accurately detecting, locating and reporting multiple disturbances to just +/- two metres. Also on stand S3-C48, BQT Solutions will be demonstrating the new high-strength Orca lock to the middle east market Also on stand S3-C48, BQT Solutions will be demonstrating the new high-strength Orca lock to the middle east market. Building on the success of the award winning YG10, the Orca lock is designed for securing gates, roller doors, shipping containers and any other large door or entryway. Alongside the Orca’s impressive physical attributes, a unique feature is its ability to fully integrate into an access control system, surpassing any other solutions available in the market. Security risk management Orca is fully monitored, weatherproof, and user configurable - providing the perfect indoor and outdoor locking solution. As well as the products themselves, the Ava Group team will be on hand to explain how its solutions are being used in real-world projects to address the latest threats. Mark concluded, “We are looking forward to discussing recent key examples of our technology in action, including a major military closed data network where our data network infrastructure protection solution is protecting against tapping and tampering. These projects illustrate the depth of our expertise in security risk management and highlight the level of protection which we achieve to client’s assets and infrastructure. If you are visiting the event come and have a chat with our friendly and expert team on Stand S3-C48 about your specific security needs.”
Electronic Security Expo (ESX) 2019 registration is now open for electronic security and life safety industry professionals. The joint trade show and educational conference, owned by the Electronic Security Association (ESA) and The Monitoring Association (TMA), is set for June 3-6, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. ESX is designed to provide passionate professionals a unique forum in which to learn about the latest technology innovations; acquire proven business strategies; gain new insights based on best practices; and connect with peers to grow a trusted network. ESX 2019 - #PassionateSecurity The returning theme for this year’s event is #PassionateSecurity The returning theme for this year’s event is #PassionateSecurity, a phrase that captures the enthusiasm and dedication of security professionals who attend each year to collaborate and move the industry forward. “ESX is a place you can feel the heartbeat of the industry,” says ESX Chairman George De Marco. ESX’s expo floor provides attendees a venue to meet with exhibitors and discuss on today’s security landscape for commercial and residential solutions. By design, this event offers attendees from across the industry a more intimate experience to facilitate one-on-one interactions and quality conversations. In addition to the expo experience, four tracks of education sessions held throughout the week deliver practical and strategic advice on how to run, grow, and maximise business operations — as well as thought-provoking discussions aimed at challenging attendees to rethink the future. Topics covered range from sales optimisation and marketing to how to implement the newest technologies in monitoring centers. “I’ve been in the security industry for a little over 30 years now. I learned more in two days [at ESX] than I have since returning to the industry two years ago,” says Jonathan Schweiger, CEO of SmarTek Systems. Latest advanced security solutions on display ESX’s Main Stage sessions challenge, inspire and motivate attendees ESX’s Main Stage sessions challenge, inspire and motivate attendees. Dr. Rick Rigsby, best-selling author and internationally acclaimed speaker will present at this year’s keynote luncheon, where he will discuss “Making an Impact” in the information age. Rigsby’s audiences have included Fortune 500 companies, the National Football League, and other organisations around the world. Kevin Brown, a 30-year marketing executive turned speaker, will share his presentation titled “The HERO Effect” with attendees, teaching them habits of excellence and how to create meaningful relationships. Brown has presented for the likes of Delta Airlines, Siemens and Northwestern Mutual, and received high praises and recommendations along the way. On top of the expo and education, ESX hosts special events and experiences that allow attendees to engage with one another in a more relaxed social setting to make meaningful connections. The Opening Celebration and Pub Crawl are great times to mingle with industry friends, and the new VIP Experience will give 200 attendees a night of food, drink and fun, during which they’ll view and take a trip around the Indy 500 race track in a pace car.