Suprema, a global leader in biometrics and ID solutions, announces that the company has entered into a commercial software license and distribution agreement with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, for the licensing of Suprema's BioSign, its under-display fingerprint recognition algorithm. Suprema has entered the smartphone segment with the Samsung Galaxy J5 in its fingerprint solution for smartphones last year. In February 2018, the company launched BioSign 3.0 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) and has actively pursued the development of integrated solutions with several fingerprint sensor companies. Fingerprint recognition function In December, Qualcomm Technologies launched the Qualcomm(R) 3D Sonic Sensor, a high performance ultrasonic fingerprint sensor The previous version, BioSign 2.0, is a fingerprint recognition algorithm technology specialised in ultra-small touch type fingerprint sensor. It provides excellent authentication performance and speed for 4x3.2mm fingerprint sensor, which is essential for applying fingerprint recognition function in mid-range smartphones. Lately, under-display fingerprint recognition technology, which integrates fingerprint sensors under the display, has been actively developed and introduced with the trend that full-screen display is rapidly applied to smartphones. This year, premium and mid-range smartphones from major brands are expected to be loaded with under-display sensors. There are ultrasonic and optical sensors for under-display type fingerprint sensors. In December, Qualcomm Technologies launched the Qualcomm(R) 3D Sonic Sensor, a high performance ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. Provide superior performance Qualcomm 3D Sonic Sensor is designed to provide superior performance and security over other fingerprint sensor technologies such as optical and capacitive sensors. The ultrasonic sensor is also ultra-thin and optically isolated from the display allowing for sleek industrial designs and virtually no impact to display aging The ultrasonic sensor is also ultra-thin and optically isolated from the display allowing for sleek industrial designs and virtually no impact to display aging (image burn). In the case of the under-display type fingerprint recognition technology, a new recognition algorithm should be optimised for the sensor due to the complicated sensing structure and image characteristics different from the conventional touch type fingerprint sensors. This requires the technical barrier of the algorithm to be very high. Fingerprint sensor algorithms Suprema's BioSign 3.0 is optimised for the characteristics of the image obtained from the under-display fingerprint sensor, providing a high level of recognition performance and speed. BioSign 3.0 has been developed based on Suprema's 20 years expertise in fingerprint image processing technologies. "We are proud to be working with Qualcomm Technologies, a leader in under-display fingerprint sensor technology. This well reflects Suprema's strong industry presence as well as how BioSign is one of the preferred solutions among the global smartphone industry. This will be a major step forward in securing leadership in the smartphone segment by expanding cooperation with customers in the future," said Brian Song, CEO at Suprema. "We will further enhance our mobile development solution capabilities to provide our customers and users with the best possible satisfaction, and we will aggressively develop next-generation core technologies such as large-area fingerprint sensor algorithms and 3D face recognition solutions," Song added.
Suprema, a global provider of biometrics and identity solutions, has announced that the company's BioSign mobile fingerprint authentication algorithm has been selected by Samsung for the Galaxy J5 2017 and Galaxy A7 (for SK Telecom) smartphone models. Partnering with Egis Technology, a Taiwan-based sensor provider, Suprema provides its integrated solution to global smartphone manufacturers. AI technology supports biometrics Suprema introduced BioSign 2.0 in February at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Enhanced by latest AI technology, BioSign 2.0 supports small fingerprint sensors and offers robust authentication performance over time and environment. Moreover, BioSign 2.0 provides exceptional versatility in integration as it supports different shapes and types of fingerprint sensors. BioSign 2.0 is an essential solution for mid-to-low range smartphones as it reduces production cost BioSign 2.0 is an essential solution for mid-to-low range smartphones as it reduces production cost by supporting smaller sensors and provides higher fingerprint authentication performance with low-end processors. BioSign 2.0 achieves 50ms authentication speeds in high-end smartphones with high-performance processors and 100ms speeds with low-end processors while guaranteeing a maximum of 0.0005% FAR. Smartphone fingerprint authentication Smartphones users often experience decreasing fingerprint authentication performance over usage time, but BioSign 2.0's self-learning algorithm actually increases accuracy over usage. BioSign 2.0 processes authentication with only a small fingerprinting area (2mm x 2mm) and provides consistent performance with different shapes of sensors including bar, square and slim shapes. "Like a camera, fingerprints are now an essential feature in smartphones, initially in premium phones and now in mid-to-low range phones. BioSign 2.0 is the most economical and efficient solution in mid-to-low range smartphones. Starting with the Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 and Galaxy A7, we expect to see BioSign 2.0 becoming widely available in many other smartphone models. As BioSign is a software based solution, it will contribute to Suprema's revenue as well," said Brian Song, CEO at Suprema.
To support continued robust growth and an expanding customer base, IDIS, South Korea’s surveillance manufacturer, opens new offices and training facilities in London. Remaining in the recently refurbished and prestigious building, The Mille in Brentford, the new facility features significant additional desk and recreational space, meeting rooms and has doubled the capacity of the company’s training and demonstration facility. Significant growth surge Over the last two years IDIS has significantly grown its sales force in the UK as well as strengthening its technical support team. This growth has corresponded with a larger partner network and customer base that has seen the demand for IDIS product demonstrations and training soar. Commenting Brian Song, Managing Director, IDIS Europe, said: “Our new UK office is testament to the growth surge IDIS has experienced over the last four years. Since the launch of our own brand business 2013, we have expanded our workforce and infrastructure both here in the UK and at our global headquarters and manufacturing facility just outside Seoul, as well as opening regional headquarters in the Middle East and the US. The new facilities in Brentford mean that we can continue to deliver world-class sales and technical support at a local level both now and in years to come.” Sean Um joins IDIS UK Last year also saw Sean Um join the IDIS Europe team following an eight-year tenure at the IDIS global headquarters in various product and sales roles. In his new position as product manager, Um works closely with both integrators, installers, and end users to drive the IDIS product road map. His remit is to work at a local level to understand the needs of European customers and ensure a continuous cycle of innovation that builds upon the IDIS signature of easy to use and high performance surveillance. Song, added: “Since joining us last year, Sean has been instrumental in liaising with our product planning and development team in South Korea. His appointment has ensured that we continue to bring new products and technologies to market that deliver improvements upon common industry offerings that strengthen security and improve the user experience.” IDIS will showcase its core technologies, including the flagship DirectIP offering, a true plug-and-play solution that eliminates the complexity of installing and operating networked surveillance, as well as celebrating twenty years of innovation by unveiling the company’s latest industry breakthroughs at this year’s IFSEC International at London’s ExCel on 20th – 22nd June on stand G700.
BioSign 2.0 algorithm yields matching speed up to twice as fast as the best competitor’s solution Suprema, a provider of biometrics and ID solutions, announced that the company will showcase BioSign 2.0, a game-changing mobile fingerprint authentication algorithm featuring world’s fastest matching speed at Mobile World Congress 2017. BioSign 2.0 features Thanks to the company’s latest artificial intelligence technology, the new BioSign 2.0 algorithm yields matching speed up to twice as fast as the best competitor’s solution while far outpacing competitors in terms of accuracy(FRR) and level of security(FAR). Moreover, BioSign 2.0 offers enhanced robustness over time and extra flexibility in integration by supporting various types and sizes of sensors. BioSign 2.0 is designed to produce best performance even with low-end application processors(AP), therefore it will take the essential role for low-cost smartphones to adopt fingerprint authentications. BioSign 2.0 performs matching speed of 50ms with high-end APs and 100ms with low-end APs while maintaining security level(FAR) under 0.0005%. Self-learning mechanism When it comes to fingerprint authentication in smartphones, due to changes in scanning habit and skin condition, current technology often result in poorer performance with use over time. Powered by self-learning mechanism on its algorithm, BioSign 2.0 gets smarter with use. BioSign 2.0 learns the user’s habit and conditions continuously, the algorithm self-evolves to cope with such change and results even better accuracy with use over time. On the integration side, BioSign 2.0 allows extra flexibility in design by providing an extensive range of sensor options in terms of form-factors and types. From the world’s smallest sensor size of 13 mm2, BioSign 2.0 can be applied with various form factors available today and sensor types including capacitive, optical and under-glass. "BioSign 2.0 will boost widespread of fingerprint authentication in mid-range smartphones" Economical fingerprint authentication “Fingerprint authentication has become an essential feature in today’s smartphones. Fingerprint is a ‘must’ feature on every premium model today and now the adoption is increasing on mid-to-low range smartphones. By overcoming low-cost APs’ performance limitations, Suprema BioSign 2.0 is set to change the game. BioSign 2.0 will boost widespread of fingerprint authentication in mid-range smartphones by providing most economical and effective way of fingerprint authentication,” said Brian Song, CEO at Suprema. In 2016, Suprema successfully launched BioSign 1.0 at MWC 2016. BioSign 1.0 drew attention from a number of major smartphone manufacturers and is set to be embedded on production models this year. At MWC 2017, Suprema aims to promote BioSign 2.0 as a real game-changer in accelerating widespread of fingerprint authentication on mid-range smartphones.
IDIS will demonstrate their latest innovations at stand F36 during UK Security Expo 2016 IDIS, a global surveillance manufacturer, announces that it will showcase Building Information Modelling (BIM) capability, several new advanced products as well as highlighting the resilience of the company’s patented network security technologies on its stand F36 at the UK Security Expo 2016 on 30th November to 1st December at Olympia, London. With the required use of BIM for all major public sector construction projects, IDIS will demonstrate how it can support the construction industry buying chain with its newly released BIM files. A major evolution beyond the origins of Computer Aided Design, BIM capability will make IDIS surveillance part of a unified framework for the life-cycle management of building assets from design, construction to operations and maintenance. Embracing BMI capabilities Commenting, Billy Hopkins, Technical Manager, IDIS Europe, said, “BIM is revolutionising the way buildings are designed, implemented and operated by integrating what were previously silos across the building lifecycle. It’s important for us as a surveillance manufacturer to embrace BIM to support the construction industry in reducing procurement costs, allowing smoother integration of building assets and in doing so help ensure buildings are smarter and more efficient.” The UK Security Expo will also see the IDIS team demonstrate how the company is leading the surveillance industry in terms of network security through true plug-and-play that minimises the level of human risk during implementation together with proprietary protocols and file structures that makes them incredibly difficult to breach. The UK Security Expo will also see the IDIS team demonstrate how the company is leading the surveillance industry in terms of network security Robust video footage integrity In addition, IDIS offers highly robust video footage integrity through its patented Chained Fingerprint algorithm. Every single neighbouring image is chained with a finger print value. This chained finger print value is stored along with the images so that when images are exported if the chain is broken this signifies the possibility of tampering. This is incredibly important in terms of evidence as very often video footage is dismissed in courts because tampering cannot be ruled out. This together high quality full-HD and 4K resolution and resilient network security make IDIS solutions incredibly attractive to both local authorities and central government agencies as well as large enterprises. Tamper-proof IP cameras Brian Song, Managing Director of IDIS Europe, said, “With IP camera hacking a hot topic across the security industry the UK Security Expo will provide the perfect platform to show how IDIS is leading the industry in terms of network security and data integrity. For this reason, as well as IDIS signature high-performance, quality and reliability, we are seeing more and more organisations deploying IDIS solutions for mission critical security operations.” “At the same time, the expo gives us the perfect opportunity to unveil our BIM capability, which is something we are seeing become standard in the construction industry not just in Europe, but globally and will be of particular interest to delegates from public sector as well consultants and those from the engineering and construction sector. Visitors will also get the chance to experience the IDIS Total Solution that is purposely developed to meet any surveillance need, of any size - while guaranteeing one of the industry’s lowest total costs of ownership. We look forward the show and welcoming visitors on to our stand F36.” Demonstrations at UK Security Expo 2016 Visitors to UK Security Expo will also have the chance to get hand-on demonstrations of the latest IDIS innovations including IDIS Solution Suite, highly scalable and modular enterprise-level video management software (VMS), that comes with free software and firmware updates, so customers only pay once for the modules they need. Other product advancements on show will include the award-winning IDIS Smart UX Controls and the ever popular IDIS Super Fisheye that both deliver silky smooth manoeuvrability.
BioSign provides improved authentication performance compared to existing technologies Suprema, a manufacturer of biometrics and identity solutions and provider of BioSign fingerprint authentication algorithm, announced that the company has entered into partnership with Egis Technology Inc., a provider of fingerprint sensors. Mobile fingerprint authentication The partnership will bring a solid layer of security and robustness for mobile fingerprint authentication of top-tier smartphone manufacturers by blending Suprema BioSign fingerprint algorithm and Egis's advanced sensor technologies. Earlier, Suprema launched BioSign, a mobile fingerprint authentication solution at MWC 2016 which derived from the company's 16 years of expertise in biometrics. Supporting the world's smallest fingerprint sensor size is the key advantage of BioSign over competition. While reducing the size of the sensor, BioSign provides improved authentication performance compared to existing technologies. "In general, fingerprint authentication performance has strong co-relation with size of sensors. While smaller sensors often result in poorer accuracy, BioSign overcame such inherent limitation, providing even superior performance with smallest sensor in the market. Such breakthrough will provide direct benefit in cost reduction to manufacturers," said Brian Song, CEO at Suprema. Lowest false acceptance rate "While smaller sensors often result in poorer accuracy, BioSign overcame such inherent limitation, providing even superior performance with smallest sensor in the market" In addition, BioSign provides unrivalled level of security by achieving lowest error rate (false acceptance rate) among competitions, and performs over 300% faster authentication while using 50% of memory compared to conventional solutions. Such advantages also make BioSign an optimal choice for low-end smartphone markets where adoption of fingerprint sensors is emerging today. "The latest market trend of growing demand for mid-range smartphones has significantly increased the needs for reduction in costs without sacrifice to performance or features. BioSign's capability to work with smaller sensors will help with cost reduction efforts." "At Suprema, we are expecting more growth potential from mid-to-low range smartphone segments as BioSign is designed to support low-cost smaller sensors and takes less memory than existing solutions. BioSign is now on testing at a number of top-tier smartphone producers and we expect successful market entry in near future," Song added. Earlier to this contract, Egis Technology Inc. announced that the company's fingerprint sensors are selected for Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy C7 models.
BioSign’s small form factor offers versatile application options to other areas such as wearables, IoT, smartcards Suprema, a global leader in biometrics technology, recently announces the launch of BioSign, a fingerprint authentication solution for smartphones, supporting World's Smallest sensor size of 16mm2 (4x4mm). BioSign reflects Suprema's expertise in fingerprint technology Suprema, one of the 50 largest security companies in the world, is a leading provider of biometric security solutions for access control, public ID, and embedded applications. Suprema's superior biometrics technology is adopted and used in various industries where security is critical such as financial institutions, data centers and government facilities. BioSign is the mobile optimised iteration of world's best fingerprint algorithm based on Suprema's 15 years of expertise in fingerprint technology. BioSign provides a number of key benefits. Most of all, the solution supports the world's smallest fingerprint sensor size of 16mm2 (4x4mm). Its capability to support sensor that is 2/3 the size of the smallest sensor that is currently used leads to multiple advantages. It allows reduction in sensor manufacturing cost and results in smaller form factor. However, security is not compromised even with the use of smaller sensor, and the solution offers the lowest FAR (false acceptance rate) in the market. BioSign is also empowered with the most efficient and effective algorithm to date. It is the world's fastest algorithm that demonstrates matching speed two times faster than the competition, while needing only half the memory resource. Proprietary multiple in-depth pattern analysis techniques analyses unique aspects of the fingerprint and optimises solution performance by conforming to the environment and specific fingerprint qualities. BioSign to be available from H1/2016 "Evolution of mobile technology has transformed the way we interact with the world. Furthermore, the inclusion of biometrics technology into smartphones has brought a real change to the level of security and convenience on the devices by using what we know to who we are," said Dr. Brian Song, Vice President of Suprema. "The latest market trend of growing demand for mid-range smartphones has significantly increased the needs for reduction in costs without sacrifice to performance or features. BioSign's capability to work with smaller sensors will help with cost reduction efforts, and its small form factor offers versatile application options to other areas such as wearables, IoT and smartcards." Suprema BioSign smartphone authentication solutions will be available in first half of this year and is already in sampling stages with multiple global brands in mobile eco system. In February, Suprema will showcase BioSign at upcoming Mobile World Congress 2016 at Barcelona, Spain.
David Williams joins IDIS as Internal Sales Support Executive and Boris Tomson as Technical Support Engineer IDIS, recently announced the appointment of David Williams to the position of Internal Sales Support Executive and Boris Tomson as Technical Support Engineer based out of the surveillance powerhouse’s European headquarters in Brentford. Maintaining customer relationships & supporting business development Reporting to Lukasz Pitera, Head of UK Internal Sales, Williams is responsible for maintaining relationships with existing customers including organising training and product demonstrations. He will also be instrumental in supporting business development and is already playing a strategic part in local marketing initiatives. Williams brings with him a wealth of hands-on sales and marketing experience as well as security operations knowledge from previous roles at SECOM and Debenhams. Williams also holds a Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Certificate from the Oxford College of Marketing. “IDIS is a vibrant and technology led company that has undergone tremendous global growth in the last three years. It’s exciting to join a progressive company particularly at a time when IDIS is bringing many new technologies to market, including an extended 4K line up, our Super Fisheye camera and a new UX Smart Controls PTZ,” said Williams, Internal Sales Support Executive at IDIS Europe. Technical support, training & demonstrations Working alongside both the sales and technical teams, Tomson is responsible for telephone support, technical demonstrations as well as delivering technical training for both integrators and end users at IDIS Brentford’s dedicated training facility as well as on customer sites. “IDIS prides itself on innovation and quality, so it’s fantastic to support market-leading technology and being part of a rapidly growing global organisation,” noted Tomson, Technical Support Engineer, IDIS Europe. Tomson gained experience as a first line technical support engineer covering analogue and IP surveillance systems during his four-year tenure at Y3K. Commenting on the new hires, Brian Song, Managing Director of IDIS Europe, said, “I’m delighted to welcome both David and Boris on board. The expansion of the UK technical team demonstrates our commitment to providing first class, local support, while the growth of our sales team is instrumental in supporting both our strategic goals as well as those of our partners.”
IDIS announces that it has completed the successful integration of its DirectIP network video recorders (NVRs) with 360 Vision Technology’s Predator HD cameras. Suitable for a variety of applications, the Predator range of full-HD cameras feature up to 175m of infrared (IR) illumination and up to 150m of ultra-bright white LEDs to provide outstanding night time surveillance in both monochrome and true colour. The new IDIS integration provides operators with advanced functionality directly from DirectIP NVRs allowing full PTZ, white light, IR, pre-sets and wash/wipe control among many other Predator features. Simple to install and operate, DirectIP NVRs provide a cost effective recording platform enabling full-HD live Predator streaming, easy retrieval and playback of time selected footage all captured in full-HD. A complete surveillance integration DirectIP from IDIS, is the company’s flagship offering and continues to be a revolutionary approach to HD surveillance—one that is truly plug-and-play, single-source, and highly affordable. Customers can now combine 360 Vision Predators along with a DirectIP range of HD cameras, network video recorders (NVR), and monitors and benefit from DirectIP’s exceptional performance and a low cost of ownership. Brian Song, Managing Director of IDIS Europe, commented, “We’re are committed to an ambitious road map that will see IDIS products integrate with equipment and applications from world leading security manufacturers, such as 360 Vision Technology. The hugely successful Predator range of cameras proves 360 Vision’s longstanding technical expertise in the security market and we are delighted with the new partnership.” Mark Rees, Business Development Director at 360 Vision Technology, added, “DirectIP offers our customers a cost effective and simple to use recording platform, while matching the quality and high-performance of our Predator HD range as well as allowing them to mix and match from the complete DirectIP line up. Now a recognised global player in the surveillance market after launching across three continents, IDIS continues to drive innovation, demonstrate excellent local customer support and presents a true partnership approach. We look forward to building upon our relationship and meeting both the security and technology requirements demanded by our customers.”
The appointment supports growing IDIS customer base and partners, particularly supporting DirectIP full-HD surveillance offering IDIS has appointed Charles Penning to the position of Technical Specialist to support its growing number of customers and partners, particularly supporting the company’s flagship DirectIP™ end-to-end and plug-and-play full-HD surveillance offering. Based out of the IDIS European headquarters in London, Penning will strengthen the UK technical team to provide technical support and training across the UK and Ireland. Penning will underpin an already robust training program hosted from the IDIS demo and training centre in Brentford. This dedicated and purpose built training facility hosts a weekly agenda of courses that encompass single site installation training through to programs for multi-site enterprise-level implementations. Penning will also work closely with IDIS headquarters research and development to drive voice of the customer product enhancements. Commenting on his appointment, Charles Penning, Technical Specialist at IDIS, noted, “It’s an exciting time to join IDIS during a period of huge growth that has seen the establishment of IDIS in the Middle East and Americas and the recent launch of our total surveillance solution here in London at IFSEC last month. The IDIS total solution offering enables us to meet the surveillance requirements from both a security and technology perspective for a wide range of customers big or small.” Penning brings with him over ten years’ security industry experience and a wealth of technical expertise in both analogue and network surveillance. He most recently spent four successful years in technical roles with Samsung Techwin following tenures with Bosch and Forward Vision CCTV. “Charles has a proven track record and deep understanding of surveillance, working with consultants, integrators and end-users from system design through to commissioning and maintenance. He is already proving to be an invaluable addition to our team in providing local and specialist support for our growing customer base.” added, Brian Song, Managing Director of IDIS Europe. Penning holds an NVQ in mechanical engineering from the Basingstoke College of Technology and a Bachelor of Technology certification for security system installation, repair and inspection.
The IDIS integration enables powerful and seamless functionality through the Gallagher interface IDIS announces that is has completed the successful integration of its flagship end-to-end surveillance solution, DirectIP, with Gallagher Command Centre and Paxton’s Net2 access control, with both integrated solutions featured on the IDIS stand at this year’s IFSEC International in London. The Gallagher Command Centre provides a critical business platform, delivering organisational security and operational continuity. The platform goes beyond conventional access control, enforcing business policies, allowing the management of multiple clearances, licenses and competences for cardholders to ensure duty of care, and health and safety obligations are met. Key functions include visitor management, time and attendance, monitoring and tracking, intruder alarm detection and emergency management. Powerful & seamless functionality The IDIS integration with DirectIP DR 2/4/6000 Series of NVRs and Gallagher Command Centre Version 7.2, enables powerful and seamless functionality through the Gallagher interface. Core features include live full-HD video streaming and the ability to easily search and instantaneously retrieve recorded images of incidents. Alarms can be used to trigger cameras to turn to pre-set positions or tours and initiate a real-time operator response, as well as giving users complete PTZ control. Paxton’s Net2 is an advanced PC-based access control solution offering centralised and scalable administration and control of sites from one to hundreds of doors for up to 50,000 users. Net2 perfectly tailors access privileges to groups or individuals quickly and easily through an intuitive and user-friendly interface. This makes Net2 a perfect combination with IDIS DirectIP surveillance, as both solutions combine high performance with simplicity of installation, operation and maintenance to ensure a low cost of ownership. Simple plug-and-play installation The new integration of Net2 Version 5.1 and DirectIP™ enables simple plug-and-play installation of the IDIS DR 2/4/6000 Series of NVRs using auto detect technology through Net2’s interface. Features include full-HD live streaming, easily retrieval and play back of time selected footage and the ability to use two-way audio from the control room to camera locations. DirectIP NVRs provide the video recording linking site incidents and alarms to corresponding video. Pre and post event recording options ensure video evidence of events, such as a forced door, is captured from numerous angles in full-HD, while operators have full PTZ control to verify alarms in real time. Brian Song, Managing Director of IDIS Europe, commented, “Since the launch of DirectIP two years ago, we’ve focused on working with best-of-breed technology partners in order to deliver truly integrated security solutions. By integrating with Gallagher and Paxton, we are enabling customers to close security gaps caused by disparate security systems, improve operator effectiveness and efficiency, while improving situational awareness and the ability for organisations to better respond to threats and incidents.”
IDIS DirectCX line-up includes a range of HD-TVI video recorders (TVRs), cameras & peripherals IDIS recently unveiled its HD-TVI surveillance solution, DirectCX™, on stand G700 at IFSEC International, alongside a fully-featured VMS, IDIS Solution Suite™ (ISS). The addition of an analogue HD-over-coaxial system, and the highly flexible and scalable ISS, to the IDIS line-up realises the surveillance powerhouse’s promise to present the most comprehensive surveillance solution at this year’s exhibition. With a continued commitment to meet a range of surveillance and technology needs, the new IDIS DirectCX™ offering is ideal for customers and installers seeking analogue CCTV and looking to leverage existing coaxial cabling and power lines, while still benefitting from IDIS signature high performance and quality. The DirectCX™ line-up includes a range of HD-TVI video recorders (TVRs), cameras, IDIS Center™ Video Management Software (VMS) and peripherals. Cost-effective modular design Additionally, the fully-featured IDIS VMS, ISS, works across any combination of IDIS recording platforms including the IDIS flagship NVR-based offering, DirectIP™, as well as DirectCX™ TVRs, and presents customers with the powerful functionality offered by server-based recording. Leveraging a cost-effective modular design, ISS works seamlessly with every single IDIS device and allows customers to choose only the modules they need, such as administration, monitoring, recording, streaming, backup, redundant recording, failover and video wall services. Built on core patented technologies, the IDIS offerings all use the same user-friendly interface, ensuring a unified user experience across all technology platforms. ISS allows customers to mix and match network and analogue HD over coaxial cable technology, while customers looking to migrate from DirectCX™ to DirectIP™ or to scale up from DirectIP™ to ISS will find a virtually identical user interface. These future-proof investments by giving customers the flexibility to expand, while minimising training requirements to ensure a low cost of ownership. "IDIS Center™, bundled within our DirectIP™ offering, is a powerful VMS that we offer at no cost, supporting up to 1024 devices or 32,768 (32 x 1024) cameras" High performance with simplicity Speaking at the show, Brian Song, Managing Director of IDIS Europe, said, “Our philosophy is to meet the surveillance needs of businesses across a range of market sectors by offering a total surveillance solution. We also have a commitment to combining high performance with simplicity and a low cost of ownership. From the perspective of operation there is no difference between using DirectIP™, DirectCX™ or operating ISS.” “IDIS Center™, bundled within our DirectIP™ offering, is already a powerful VMS that we offer at no cost, supporting up to 1024 devices or 32,768 (32 x 1024) cameras. Now, with ISS, customers can scale up and expand to, say, 64 simultaneous remote client logins, and gain the power and redundancy of server-based recording, often required by larger enterprises with mission critical security operations, yet the user experience remains the same. The modular design of ISS also ensures customers only pay for what they want and need.” Song continued, “With the addition of our DirectCX™ offering and an enterprise-level VMS, we really are meeting the needs of an even wider range of applications in terms of security, surveillance and technology requirements.”
IDIS team will demonstrate exactly how its total solution can deliver concrete benefits to the full security buying chain IDIS announced that attendees at this year’s IFSEC International will be introduced to the surveillance powerhouse’s newest, most robust iteration of the IDIS total solution to-date on stand G700. A true end-to-end, single-source surveillance solution, the IDIS total solution can be scaled and configured to meet any surveillance need. Marrying the high quality performance IDIS is known for with a compellingly low total cost of ownership, the IDIS total solution continues the company’s tradition of game changing industry offerings. DirectIP offering This year, visitors to IFSEC will find the company’s flagship DirectIP™ offering—which leverages a revolutionary NVR-based approach to bring unparalleled simplicity, high performance, and affordability together as never before to the IP space—featured alongside IDIS Solution Suite™ (ISS), a highly scalable and flexible VMS, offering a unified user experience across different technology platforms in a modular manner that delivers customised feature sets at an affordable price point. Also featured will be DirectCX™, the IDIS analog surveillance solution, with the market-leading image quality IDIS customers expect, and support for HD-TVI 2.0. IDIS innovation "On-stand ‘experience zones’ will highlight a range of applications for commercial buildings, finance, and logistics sectors" Additionally, visitors to the IDIS stand at IFSEC will experience the developments in IDIS innovation, including the world’s highest performing 4K H.265 NVR, the IDIS DR-6316P-S, with a class-leading network throughput up to 310Mbps (including significantly enhanced image quality on remote clients), leading-edge 4K video out capability, and support for H.265, which allows saving of up to 50% of storage space; and the IDIS 5MP Fisheye Camera, with unrivaled dewarping technology on client for e-PTZ, auto-pan functions, and support for varied image layouts, together with camera-side dewarping for DirectIP NVRs. Together, these components of the IDIS total solution—as always, fully designed, developed, and manufactured by IDIS itself—comprise a surveillance solution able to meet the needs of an increasingly demanding security landscape through flexible and cost-effective high-performance technology, and visitors to IFSEC will have the chance to experience them all. IDIS experience zones Brian Song, Managing Director of IDIS Europe, previews, “At IFSEC, the IDIS team will demonstrate exactly how the IDIS total solution can deliver concrete benefits to the full security buying chain, from distributors, installers, and integrators through to end-users. On-stand ‘experience zones’ will highlight a range of applications for commercial buildings, finance, gaming, and logistics sectors, and our ‘true plug-and-play zone’ will allow visitors to test the simplicity of DirectIP™ with their own two hands.” “We’re very excited for this year’s IFSEC,” continued Song. “Whether a visitor is new to the IDIS offerings, or a long-time fan of the innovative IDIS approach to surveillance, our total solution offering this year is sure to do what IDIS does best: change the game when it comes to European surveillance. We look forward to seeing everyone on stand G700.”
IDIS will also showcase its most sophisticated DirectIP solutions to date Confirming its position as a world leading, dedicated surveillance powerhouse, IDIS recently unveiled plans to further extend the capabilities and range of its DirectIP™ one-stop-shop surveillance solution at Intersec 2015, due to take place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre on 18-20 January. Cementing a commitment to lead technological advances in surveillance monitoring, IDIS will showcase the ultimate surveillance experience on stand S1-B20 with its 4K Ultra High-Definition (UHD) technologies encompassing a line up including the latest 8MP IP cameras and UHD surveillance-grade monitors. The expanded DirectIP™ range includes H.265 compliant cameras and video management software (VMS), which builds on the IDIS promise of industry-leading performance and affordability. During the show, IDIS will also showcase its most sophisticated DirectIP™ solutions to date. Responding to challenges from a range of industry sectors, the IDIS team will demonstrate bespoke DirectIP™ surveillance solutions for transport, retail and the enterprise markets. Presented across a technology partner zone, IDIS will introduce an array of integrated solutions including Automated Number Plate Recognition (ANPR), facial recognition and DirectIP™ integration with access control from the world’s leading manufacturers. Brian Song, Managing Director, IDIS Europe, said, “Delivering on our commitment to innovation, we want to lead the industry again at Intersec with the introduction of our expanded UHD and H.265 compliant technologies. Visitors to the show can look forward to being part of our ultimate surveillance experience and see how DirectIP™ surveillance solutions deliver benefits across the entire security buying chain, from distributors, installers, and integrators through to end user customers.”
John will work closely with IDIS technical support and sales & marketing to increase sales of the DirectIP line up IDIS has appointed John Psyllos to the role of Product Manager reporting to Brian Song, Managing Director, IDIS Europe based out of the Korean manufacturer’s European headquarters in Brentford, London. John joins IDIS to lead DirectIP™ product management across Europe and the Middle East. His appointment strengthens the IDIS commitment to further develop third party integrations, which deliver powerful off-the-shelf functionality to increase the flexibility and cost effectiveness of DirectIP™ surveillance solutions. John will work closely with IDIS technical support as well as the sales and marketing team to increase sales of the DirectIP™ line up by developing and maintaining high levels of product value, quality and industry recognition. John brings with him extensive security industry experience across technical design, engineering, project and account management. An electronic and IT network engineer with a deep understanding of IP surveillance technology, John spent over ten years with leading UK security systems integrator, First City Care. In his most recent role as a technical design consultant, John oversaw the implementation and maintenance of tightly integrated security solutions at London headquartered corporate enterprises. John brings with him extensive security industry experience across technical design, engineering, project and account management Commenting on his appointment, Brian Song, Managing Director at IDIS Europe, said, “I am confident John will further strengthen our DirectIP™ integration capability and rich functionality, to meet the growing demand for seamlessly integrated security solutions from across a range of markets. I’m delighted that John is already a fantastic addition to our team, and will ensure IDIS continues to be the partner of choice for our customers.” John Psyllos, Product Manager, IDIS Europe, added, “We will continue to work closely with our system integration partners and end users customers to develop ground-breaking innovation to lead the market and extend our enterprise offering.” John holds a Higher National Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the Tshwane University of Technology in South Africa as well as Cisco and Microsoft certifications. He has also held various engineering and training roles at Siemens Telecoms. IDIS offers DirectIP™ as an end-to-end solution, comprising a range of cameras, monitors, NVRs and comprehensive video management software. DirectIP™ delivers unrivalled plug-and-play simplicity, combined with highest-quality performance and industry-leading pricing levels.
IDIS has announced the completion of integration between its total surveillance offering, DirectIP™ and SureView’s Immix® CS/CC video centric alarm monitoring platform, which correlates and manages unlimited video and other security systems alarms into a single unified platform. IDIS customers can now harness the power and high-performance DirectIP™ surveillance through their partner alarm receiving centres, central stations or in-house command centres. The integration enables essential DirectIP™ video surveillance features from the Immix® platform, including live view with multi-layout, playback, two-way audio with remote alarm notification and instant video verification. Brian Song, Managing Director, IDIS Europe, commented, “We are committed to ensuring DirectIP™ customers realise industry-leading performance together with a low cost of ownership. The integration with Immix® achieves this by allowing for a more cost effective and streamlined approach to managing and monitoring multiple security alarms through one user interface. “In addition, with the Immix platform deploying across an increasing number of alarm receiving and remote monitoring centres, customers can now migrate to DirectIP™ surveillance and benefit from industry-leading HD quality video in the control room.” Chris Eckersley, Sales Director at SureView, added, “The integration with DirectIP™ demonstrates our commitment to offering our customers the most innovative and powerful technologies in the market. DirectIP™ offers industry-leading full-HD performance delivering tangible benefits to a wide range of businesses.” IDIS offers DirectIP™ as an end-to-end solution, comprising a range of cameras, monitors, NVRs and comprehensive video management software. DirectIP™ delivers unrivalled plug-and-play simplicity, combined with highest-quality performance and industry-leading pricing levels.
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