IPVideo Corporation, a manufacturer of IP-based video surveillance and command centre solutions, announced that it will be unveiling three new security categories at booth #21000 at the ISC West trade show, the largest security event in the world. The ISC West show will take place on April 11th – 13th at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, NV. At the show, IPVideo will be showcasing its new approach to security with three separate sections that will include ‘The Future of Safety & Security Preparedness’ – showcasing virtual reality demonstrations, ‘Hosted Solutions’ - Security as a Service (SaaS), and ‘Specialised Solutions’ for education and public safety.

Attendees will be able to see first-hand how IPVideo’s dynamic safety preparedness training programs can help improve safety at their facility. IPVideo Corp has partnered with HTX Labs to provide a new immersive approach to security training utilising virtual reality. HTX’s EMPACT training system enables participants to experience live virtual training scenarios at the booth consisting of active shooter drills, fire safety drills, and more, that take place in a virtualised corporate office.

We look forward to educating attendees on our comprehensive approach to security to help them better secure their own facilities"

Preparing customers for emergency situations

The Specialised Solutions section of the booth will showcase IPVideo’s Best-In-Breed security products, comprehensive Threat Vulnerability & Risk Assessments (TVRAs) and innovative security training programs, including the virtual reality training solutions, that help customers to be fully prepared for emergency events.

We are extremely excited to showcase our enhanced offerings that now include a new way to approach security training programs and an ability to provide highly effective security assessments across the country, along with our best-in-breed technology solutions. We look forward to educating attendees on our comprehensive approach to security to help them better secure their own facilities and become overly prepared for any type of situation,” states David Antar, President of IPVideo Corporation. “You can never be too prepared for an emergency situation.” IPVideo Corporation is a thought leader on security preparedness and continues to help customers with the right mixture of security training programs and leading-edge technology.

IPVideo’s Global Fusion Center allows organisations to subscribe to a cost-effective, event-based video monitoring service

Mosiac iSKY and iHOST – cloud-based video management solutions

In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about IPVideo’s Hosted Solutions and Security as a Service (SaaS) which leverages the power of the IoT for true security integration. IPVideo’s Global Fusion Center allows organisations to subscribe to a cost-effective, event-based video monitoring service, manned by highly trained security personnel. In addition, IPVideo will be previewing their new Mosiac iSKY and iHOST solutions; which are cost-effective, cloud-based video management solutions designed for unique and complex applications.

With active shooter incidents on the rise, security preparedness training integrated with the right security technology can be life-saving. IPVideo Corporation is an industry pioneer in network-based surveillance recording solutions and continues to be on the forefront of developing unique, innovative solutions that harness the power of IP video technology. IPVideo has now taken its game to the next level by offering the future of safety and security with live virtual reality demonstrations. The company will be hosting a press event on April 12th at 2 p.m. at booth #21000 that will focus on educating the marketplace on its new approach to security.

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