Hikvision, the world’s supplier of innovative security products and solutions, will be exhibiting its innovations at Intersec 2020, a security exhibition in the Middle East, January 19-21 in Dubai, UAE. Emerging technologies and applications opened up new possibilities for the security industry. This year, visitors can experience Hikvision’s products and solutions for users across various industries. Multi-dimensional perception Hikvision’s multi-dimensional perception was created for a variety of security needs, reshaping security systems and providing customers with more comprehensive protection. At the show booth, visitors can see cameras with in-depth combinations of radar and video technology, showing the ability to perceive beyond the visual range in areas like traffic management. Multi-intelligence technology supports multiple algorithms running simultaneously on one camera “We will integrate the Hikvision video surveillance technologies with multiple senses, like radar and related products, which cater to different client requirements and provide protection for users across multiple technologies.” Binson Xu, Hikvision Middle East’s Regional President said. Multi-intelligence cameras Multi-intelligence technology supports multiple algorithms running simultaneously on one camera. Hikvision’s latest multi-intelligence cameras can run several deep-learning algorithms in parallel for a host of complex scenarios. And at same time, these cameras visualise and analyse structured data of various targets such as faces, bodies and vehicles simultaneously. They were designed to boost situational awareness in scenarios such as urban roads, to identify violations and detect vehicle types and license plate numbers. Furthermore, customers can also enjoy customised services provided by Hikvision such as applying various algorithms into security cameras according to the specific application scenarios proposed by customers, allowing customers to independently choose functions and create a bespoke solution for their needs. With breakthroughs in imaging, algorithms and intelligent applications, Hikvision will showcase a cost-effective thermal camera, which is designed for perimeter protection and fire prevention. This thermal camera is specifically designed for short-range monitoring, up to 70 meters, and best suited for perimeter protection in residential areas, office buildings and factories, to name a few examples. Intelligent vertical solutions Visitors will also be able to see how Hikvision's Intelligent Traffic System (ITS) recognises vehicle license plates Hikvision will demonstrate Artificial Intelligence industry solutions for vertical markets and applications. For example, Hikvision’s smart retail solution enables retailers to get a clear understanding of their business’s statistics by using intelligent cameras, NVRs and a video management system (VMS). Visitors will also be able to see how Hikvision's Intelligent Traffic System (ITS) recognises vehicle license plates to manage roadway traffic and parking areas using the video sand box for demonstration. Binson explained, “We can now help banks protect employees, customers, branch offices, and ATM areas, as well as assist retailers to understand footfall in their stores and optimise their merchandising strategies, all the while helping city authorities reduce congestion and pollution with smart traffic management solutions.” At Intersec, Hikvision will also showcase intelligent products, including cameras with AcuSense technologies, which can provide customer accurate intrusion prevention alerts; cameras with ColorVu technologies, to bring customers high-quality night-vision colour imaging. In addition, visitors will also be able to see a wide range of new products and innovations, such as alarm products, face recognition terminals, automotive electronics, LED products, Hik-Central, and more. Visit Hikvision at Booth SA-C12 to explore additional information and opportunities.
Hikvision, the global supplier of innovative security products and solutions, will be exhibiting its latest innovations at Intersec 2019, the largest security exhibition in the Middle East, January 20th – 22nd in Dubai, UAE. “As the largest and most prestigious security surveillance industry exhibition in the Middle East and North Africa Regions, Intersec is an event where Hikvision mobilises significant resources every year to engage with customers and partners,” says Binson Xu, the regional president of Hikvision MENA. “The 2019 edition of Intersec marks the 10th year of Hikvision’s participation in this great event, a significant milestone for us.” Demonstrating AI powered solutions Hikvision Smart Retail Solution enables retailers to get an understanding of their business’s status using intelligent cameras, NVRs, and the VMS, HikCentralAt the booth, visitors can experience Hikvision’s market-leading products, solutions, and services across various industries and scenarios. There will be interactive areas for visitors to immerse themselves in an Artificial Intelligence experience and feel the power of AI technology. Hikvision will demonstrate AI industry solutions for vertical markets and applications. For example, Hikvision Smart Retail Solution enables retailers to get a clear understanding of their business’s status using intelligent cameras, NVRs, and the video management system, HikCentral. Visitors will also be able to see a sand box at the booth, demonstrating how Hikvision's Intelligent Traffic System (ITS) recognises vehicle license plates to manage roadway traffic and parking areas. Turnstile with face recognition terminal In addition, the booth will feature a building access control simulation with facial recognition technology. Visitors can pass through an access turnstile equipped with Hikvision’s face recognition terminal after registering at the reception. Meanwhile, a people-counting camera set above the crossbeam provides real-time monitoring, so visitors can experience this powerful technology first-hand. Hikvision will also showcase intelligent products, including AI-equipped Turbo HD 5.0 cameras, the Easy IP 4.0 Series with Hikvision’s AcuSense and ColorVu technologies and the DeepinView deep learning cameras. Hosting technology partners Visitors will be able to see a wide range of innovations and products for new Hikvision enterprises, such as smart home, industrial automationAt Intersec, Hikvision will host several technology partners at the booth, including AxxonSoft, Ela-soft, Milestone Systems, Nedap, Seagate, and Western Digital. Representatives of each of these partners will be available to talk with visitors about how their solutions integrate with and complement Hikvision products and technologies. Visitors will also be able to see a wide range of innovations and products for new Hikvision enterprises, such as smart home (under the EZVIZ brand), industrial automation (Hik Robotics), Automotive Electronics, Intelligent Data Storage, and more. Visit Hikvision at Booth SA-B12 to explore additional information and opportunities.
The countdown has begun for the 21st edition of the world’s leading security, safety, and fire protection trade show in Dubai, with global suppliers zooming in on a Middle East market that is estimated to more than double in value over the next six years. Intersec 2019 More than 1,300 exhibitors from 59 countries, including 18 of the world’s top 20 commercial security providers, are set to participate at Intersec 2019, which takes place from 20-22 January at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The annual three-day event, organised by Messe Frankfurt Middle East, covers the seven sections of Commercial Security; Fire & Rescue; Perimeter & Physical Security; Safety & Health; Homeland Security & Policing; Information Security; and Smart Home & Building Automation. Cyber security, fire safety and smart home solutions Valued at US$2.9 billion in 2018, the regional commercial security market will grow to US$7.4 billion in 2024 according to 6WResearch It will arrive as regional demand for these solutions soars at a compound annual growth rate of 15 percent from 2018 to 2024. According to analysts 6WResearch, the Middle East market for commercial and cyber security, fire protection, smart home solutions, and drones, worth a combined US$7 billion in 2018, will grow to US$16.4 billion in 2024. Commercial security, comprising video surveillance, access control, and intrusion detection, holds the lion’s share of that figure. Valued at US$2.9 billion in 2018, the regional commercial security market will grow to US$7.4 billion in 2024 according to 6WResearch, driven by increased infrastructure investments and stringent regulatory policies. Expansion of the Middle East fire safety systems market The Middle East fire safety systems and equipment market will also increase by eight percent annually, valuing US$3 billion in 2024, from an estimated US$1.9 billion in 2018, while the markets for cyber security (from US$1.4 billion in 2018 to US$2.7 billion in 2024), smart home (US$344 million to US$869 million), and drones (US$507 million to US$2.4 billion), are also in-line for solid double-digit annual growth. This all sets the scene for three days of busy networking and knowledge-sharing at Intersec 2019, which returns with the key support of long-standing Government partners such as the Dubai Police, Dubai Civil Defence, Dubai Police Academy, Dubai Municipality, and the Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA). Multiple organisations and govt agencies collaborate The Perimeter Security Suppliers Association (PSSA) and the Pakistan Safety Council have also confirmed their support for Intersec 2019" The increasing global significance of the annual showpiece will also be underlined by a number of new international partners coming on-board, with Intersec’s show director Andreas Rex confirming the Kuwait Fire Protection Association, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA), the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH), among new official supporters next year. “The Perimeter Security Suppliers Association (PSSA) and the Pakistan Safety Council have also confirmed their support for Intersec 2019, joining more than 35 official international government partners, trade associations, and professional non-profit institutions aimed at advancing the global security, safety, and fire protection landscape,” said Rex. Two-day futuristic global security summit “Based on square meterage covered, exhibitor numbers and an expected audience of more than 30,000 visitors from 120 countries, we expect Intersec 2019 to be the world’s largest trade fair of its kind, highlighted by 15 country pavilions and an Ontario region Pavilion from Canada that is participating for the first time.” Rex said plans for a new three-day conference format is also underway, bringing together equipment manufacturers, integrators, consultants and services providers with regulatory agencies and government authorities: “Intersec 2019’s content-led forums will host innovative formats, key debates, strategic and technology discussions featuring a wide range of subjects by regional and international security experts,” added Rex. AI, security integration, data security and IoT A two-day Future Security Summit will raise key issues on Artificial Intelligence, security integration, emergency response, data protection, and IoT “A two-day Future Security Summit will raise key issues on Artificial Intelligence, security integration, emergency preparedness and response, data protection, IoT and much more. A range of practical workshop sessions are also being organised for security managers to support skills development, professional expertise on security risk intelligence, threat identification, and disaster management. The SIRA Forum will also return with the latest updates in security law and industry regulations in Dubai, while a one-day Fire Safety and Protection Conference will involve authorities, fire chiefs, engineers, fire fighters and emergency response professionals.” Major General Rashid Al Matroshi, the Head of Dubai Civil Defense, said the UAE’s leading role in adopting the latest international standards and technologies has become a milestone in the world today: “In the field of security and safety, the UAE and its wise leadership spare no effort to introduce the latest security technologies to ensure the safety and well-being of its citizens, residents and visitors,” said Al Matroshi. He adds, “Intersec, therefore, has become a global leader in the security, safety and fire prevention sector in the region, and its leading role in bringing together the world’s pioneering manufacturers and experts as well as enhancing regional safety and security.” Commercial security Commercial Security will again be the largest section on Intersec 2019’s exhibition floor, with more than 450 exhibitors including Swedish manufacturer Axis Communications. Philippe Kubbinga, Regional Director of Axis Communications in the Middle East and Africa, said the company has stayed at the forefront of the physical security and video surveillance industries by constantly challenging the status quo, investing in its people, and encouraging innovation. Smart solutions and technology in demand In the last year, network audio, edge analytics, multi-sensors and privacy of data dominated in demand, conversation and actual application" “As we move into another year, we have an ever-increasing demand for smart products, software and solutions,” said Kubbinga. “In the last year, network audio, edge analytics, multi-sensors and privacy of data dominated in demand, conversation and actual application – trends we deem very positive for our industry.” “We’ve continued to add new dimensions in our offerings across Retail, Critical Infrastructure and are also seeing a positive trend in Smart Cities. At Intersec 2019, we look forward to an in-depth conversation with our channel on the future of security and surveillance, and its constantly adapting landscape and application.” Hikvision surveillance systems on display Hikvision, global video surveillance provider by sales revenue, is another Intersec 2019 exhibitor looking to the Middle East and North African (MENA) market for future expansion. Binson Xu, Hikvision’s Regional President in the MENA region, said: “The MENA is one of the most important regions for our global market and our sales revenue here has grown 40 per cent annually over the last five years.” “I have the confidence to say that over the next three years we can still grow at the same speed, as we’re continually investing in new technologies such as cloud, big data, AI, robotics, and smart home automation. In the Middle East, our most successful industry verticals have been transportation and building automation. These are the largest types of projects that require the latest technology,” added Xu. Fire & Rescue Fire & Rescue is the next largest section at Intersec 2019, with more than 400 exhibitors expected, followed by Safety & Health (150 exhibitors) Homeland Security & Policing (100 exhibitors); Perimeter and Physical Security (100 exhibitors), and Information Security (50 exhibitors). Returning popular features in 2019 include the Drone Zone, an Outdoor Demo Area, a Smart Home Pavilion and the Safety Design in Buildings Pavilion. More than 150 exhibitors will be participating for the first time, while Canada, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, UK, and the USA comprise the 15 country pavilions
Security solutions today do more than merely observe and prevent criminal activity. Systems are increasingly tasked with making sense of the world around us. At Intersec 2018, which took place 21st - 23rd January in Dubai, manufacturers set out to show how predictive analytics and artificial intelligence are already being used in real world applications: predicting criminal behaviour, managing traffic, and streamlining smart city operations. Dubai smart city initiatives Dubai is a particularly appropriate location to showcase how artificial intelligence and smart city projects have become intrinsically linked. Under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, authorities in Dubai have set out to “make Dubai the happiest city on Earth” by adopting cutting-edge smart city initiatives. Dubai Police, a longstanding partner of Intersec, has launched a range of public safety initiatives including Smart Police IOS apps, traffic accident and location systems, and SOS apps for wearable devices. At the show, Dubai Police showcased how artificial intelligence can power new Robocop prototypes – unarmed, life-sized patrolling robots carrying facial recognition software and automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) technology for evidence collection.Dubai Police, a longstanding partner of Intersec, has launched a range of public safety initiatives including Smart Police IOS apps Hikvision AI+ forum At the busy Hikvision stand, visitors were presented with the company’s latest AI-powered products, including DeepinView Series IP cameras and DeepinMind Series NVRs. Hikvision demonstrated its commitment to artificial intelligence with the global launch of its AI+ strategy, giving partners an exclusive insight into the company’s latest solutions. The event proved popular, with over 250 guests showing an interest in the latest surveillance applications for deep learning technology. Key figures in attendance were Hikvision President Mr. Yangzhong Hu, and Hikvision General Manager of MENA Mr. Binson Xu, who outlined how the company is leveraging AI and cloud technology to move beyond traditional surveillance systems and make sense of video data. Hikvision compounded its commitment to artificial intelligence with the global launch of its AI+ strategy Artificial Intelligence at the edge The key question, according to Hikvision, is whether cloud-based AI is the ultimate solution, and how we can solve the intrinsic problems of cloud-based analytics. For Hikvision, the answer is a multi-layered solution bringing AI-powered analytics from the cloud to the edge device. In the AI-Cloud framework, data is collected and analysed at the edge using deep learning technology, before target information is transmitted to the network and ultimately deployed to the cloud. According to Hikvision, the system classifies and recognises features more accurately than traditional analytics, making it perfect for facial recognition, people counting and traffic management. This is because raw data is analysed before compression occurs, preventing data loss and providing more essential detail. The framework ultimately reduces the burden placed on the data centre, as only relevant target information is transmitted via the network.The framework ultimately reduces the burden placed on the data centre, as only relevant target information is transmitted The Chinese manufacturer was keen to stress that Hikvision’s AI technology is already proving effective in real-world applications, citing use cases in law enforcement, traffic management and smart cities. The AI+ cloud solution takes this technology to the next stage. Video data for smarter cities Hikvision was not the only video manufacturer to focus on intelligent city surveillance. For Stuart Rawling, Pelco’s Director of Global Business Development, the big question for smart cities is how we can capture as much data as possible – from weather information to traffic data – to provide wholistic surveillance that allows for truly actionable insights. Pelco’s stand demonstrated how this vision is fast becoming a reality. The IP video manufacturer showcased its latest Optera™ Panoramic multi-sensor camera offering, targeting large outdoor areas such as parks and traffic intersections. According to Rawling, the solution is already improving response times for police departments in cities like Fresno, California, where 24/7 real-time monitoring and event management have contributed to increased public and officer safety. Genetec Security Center integrates video surveillance footage, ANPR data, record management systems and gunshot detection Automated intelligence for law enforcement Pelco partners Genetec placed a similar emphasis on actionable video intelligence. Genetec's intelligent automation means moving beyond image capture to make sense of video data and provide critical insights to security professionals.Genetec’s Citigraf technology has already been deployed by Chicago Police Department to predict potential criminal activity Key technologies on display included the latest version of Genetec Security Center. The solution integrates video surveillance footage, ANPR data, record management systems and gunshot detection to provide actionable insights to law enforcement professionals. Genetec’s Citigraf technology, built on the Security Center interface, has already been deployed by Chicago Police Department to predict potential criminal activity, improving response times and reducing gun crime in the city. Intersec 2018 was an opportunity for manufacturers and authorities to demonstrate that intelligent analytics and AI can no longer be considered concepts for the distant future: In the Middle East and globally, public safety is getting smarter.
H.265+ smart codec is planned to be applied to all Hikvision products in the future This year at Intersec Dubai, Hikvision, a supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, will demonstrate their latest explorations in the development of intelligent data, including the impressive H.265+ video compression technology, unmanned aerial vehicles, facial detection abilities, thermal and all-in-one PanoVu series cameras. “Intersec is the first international security trade show of the new year, and we are very excited to use the opportunity to showcase Hikvision’s latest innovations to worldwide visitors,” said Binson Xu, GM at Hikvision MENA (Middle East and North Africa), “Besides intelligent technologies and products, visitors will also gain a complete introduction of Hikvision end-to-end solutions with exceptional user experience, for example, the Smart Retail solution and Smart Traffic solution to name just a few.” Hikvision H.265+ smart codec Hikvision’s self-developed H.265+ compression helps users to get the most value by significantly reducing the bit rate to allow less bandwidth usage without compromising image quality. H.265+ improves the compression ratio with the help of three core technologies, namely: Prediction Encoding, Noise Suppression, and Bitrate Control. H.265+ smart codec is planned to be applied to all Hikvision products in the future, while at Intersec Dubai, this technology will first be available in Hikvision Easy IP series, EXIR series, and Hikvision DarkFighter series. Hikvision wide spectrum of solutions "Besides intelligent technologies and products, visitors will alsogain a complete introduction of Hikvision end-to-end solutionswith exceptional user experience" Illustrating that the company is not only a video surveillance manufacturer but a total end-to-end system solutions provider, Hikvision will be showcasing their enhanced vertical solutions, and Pyronix home & business intruder alarm ranges.Specifically, live view On Screen Display (OSD) for transaction integration will be demonstrated for the Hikvision Smart Retail solution. The Smart Retail solution features accurate business intelligence reports for SMB owners to understand their business operation status and improve management efficiency accordingly. The Hikvision Smart Traffic & Parking solution will be presented via a simulated scene of road traffic and parking lot, featuring E-police traffic monitoring and Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR).Industrial unmanned aerial vehicles Hikvision continues to push the boundaries of security technology, one example is its UAV product, which will also be showcased at Intersec. Hikvision drone technology provides more efficient solutions for places where humans find it hard to access, such as forest fires, high voltage grids, and natural disasters. Hikvision is located at booth SA-A12. Save
Integration of new technologies in video surveillance will be under spotlight at the event The ongoing shift in demand from analogue to Internet protocol (IP) cameras in the Middle East is fuelling the region’s fast-growing physical security market, as global manufacturers prepare to launch their latest integrated security technologies at Intersec 2016. Growing at double the global rate, the Middle East’s physical security market – which was valued at $3 billion USD in 2014 – is estimated to grow 25 per cent annually over the next six years to reach $11 billion USDin 2020, according to analysts Frost & Sullivan. Physical security comprises a range of security hardware including access control, video surveillance, intrusion detection, perimeter protection, door alarms, as well as the management software and system integration, designing and consulting. The integration of new technologies in video surveillance, such as cloud-based storage solutions and video analytics, will be under the spotlight when the 18th edition of Intersec opens from 17-19 January 2016 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. More than 400 CCTV-related exhibitors More than 400 of the 1,300 exhibitors at the three-day event specialise in CCTV-related products, including Swedish-based giant Axis Communications, and Hikvision, the world’s largest supplier of video surveillance products and solutions. Marwan Khoury, Marketing Manager at Axis Communications, said the Middle East and Africa’s total network video surveillance market was worth about $420 million USD in 2014, with the convergence from analogue to digital or IP video in the region a major growth factor. “The convergence rate from analogue to digital is quite staggering in this region,” said Khoury. “In 2014, it was about 70 per cent network versus 30 per cent analogue. By 2019, the entire region will be 94 per cent network video surveillance, with countries like the UAE at nearly 100 per cent.” Sustained growth in demand for security technologies "In 2014, it was about 70 per cent network versus 30 per cent analogue. By 2019, the entire region will be 94 per cent network video surveillance, with countries like the UAE at nearly 100 per cent", said Marwan Khoury, Marketing Manager, Axis Communications Ahmed Pauwels, CEO of Messe Frankfurt Middle East, the organiser of Intersec, said the Middle East’s physical security market has assumed greater importance with the overall prevailing security scenario in the region. “Given favourable market conditions in most parts of the region, including ongoing growth in the construction industry, growing economies, increased urbanisation trends and middle class populations, the scene is set for a period of sustained growth in demand for ground-breaking security technologies,” said Pauwels. “As more features are being brought into the ambit of electronic security systems, the focus of the user is moving away from a post event analysis to prevention and thus analytics will play a major role.” Interactive ‘Promise Theatre’ This sentiment is echoed by another Intersec exhibitor, Promise Technology – a leading developer of open storage solutions for the video surveillance industry. The US-founded company is introducing an interactive ‘Promise Theatre’ at Intersec 2016, where Video Management Software (VMS) vendors will demonstrate VMS solutions alongside Promise Technology’s storage solutions. “Most integrators and installers know every specification for cameras and VMS, but the knowledge around storage is still limited,” said John van den Elzen, Managing Director at Promise Technology in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. “At Intersec 2016, Promise Technology is bringing cameras, VMS and storage together with its own sessions and informative presentations from partners in the Promise Theatre. “Since Promise Technology is an open storage platform we are active in all the segments of the surveillance industry. Promise storage solutions can be found at airports, banks, governments, highways, hospitals, hotels, metro and trains, mines, oil companies, prisons, shopping malls, warehouses and many more locations.” Hikvision’s range of CCTV cameras, access control systems and alarms Intersec 2016 will also feature a two-day Fire and Safety Conference on 18-19 January 2016, held in partnership with the Dubai Civil Defence, while Critical Infrastructure Conference, and Health & Safety Conference are also set to take place Elsewhere, Hikvision is debuting a range of CCTV cameras, access control systems and alarms at Intersec 2016. Binson Xu, General Manager of Hikvision Middle East and North Africa, said his company is targeting the Small and Medium Business (SMB) security distribution market, as well as enterprise level projects in industries such as retail and oil & gas. “Our CCTV volume business is based on the distribution market, which takes around 70 per cent of our revenue, while the enterprise level project market is where we see the most growth,” said Xu. “By the end of 2015, we aim to be the number one CCTV supplier by revenue in the Middle East and North Africa region, with a projected annual growth rate of 50 per cent over the next three years.” Leading trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection Intersec is the world’s leading trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection, focusing on the six core sections of Commercial Security; Information Security; Fire & Rescue; Safety & Health; Homeland Security & Policing; and for the first time in 2016, Smart Home and Building Automation. The annual showpiece event is returning with several new features, including Safety Design in Buildings Pavilion at the Fire & Rescue Section, and a Jobs and Careers Pavilion, bringing thousands of safety and security professionals in touch with the right career opportunities. Intersec 2016 will also feature a two-day Fire and Safety Conference on 18-19 January 2016, held in partnership with the Dubai Civil Defence, while Critical Infrastructure Conference, and Health & Safety Conference are also set to take place. Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Intersec is the flagship event of Messe Frankfurt’s global network of security and safety exhibitions, which include Secutech India, Secutech Taiwan, Secutech Thailand, Intersec Buenos Aires, Secutech Vietnam and Seguriexpo Buenos Aires.