According to UBM, the organisers of IFSEC, IFSEC 2011 attracted 25,468 security professionals from across the globe from 16-19 May 2011 at the NEC in Birmingham. This is a 12% increase year on year. Uniting an even greater number of security managers and directors from an array of disciplines within the security sector, IFSEC also saw an increase in the number of specifiers, installers, engineers and technicians in attendance.
ONVIF's networking event at the IFSEC drew approximately 80 integrators, end users, consultants and manufacturers who attended to hear about ONVIF's success in promoting a global standard for the interface of IP security products. ONVIF also released the group's first Application Programmer's Guide at IFSEC, a document designed to aid programmers in integrating ONVIF conformant devices into specific applications.
Application Programmer's Guide
ImmerVision has entrusted the mission of Director of EMEA Sales and Operations, Video Surveillance Applications, to Charles-Michel Gongora. With 25 years´ experience in video surveillance sales and business development for companies such as Hymatom, Dedicated Micros, Arecont Vision, and IndigoVision, Gongora´s mandate is to expand the market for ImmerVision Enables panomorph lenses and immersive viewing functionality throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Basler Vision Technologies announced that they have appointed Jalmari Vaissi as the new director of sales for IP cameras in the EMEA region. His primary goal is to further expand the business and establish Basler products in the EMEA region.
The HDcctv Alliance is offering two HDcctv Retrofit seminars during IFSEC. The seminars are for Security Installers, because each existing CCTV customer is a sales lead for high-margin, non-disruptive upgrades of selected cameras to HD.
The diverse, complex and constantly evolving safety and security markets mean that senior security professionals and decision makers need to ensure they remain that one step ahead of the game. Continuous industry changes and best practice methods are not to be taken for granted, as the consequences could be devastating. As such, the opportunity to embrace and explore unrivalled, innovative, security solutions on an international scale, is one not to be missed. Two of the shows related to Safety and Security, Ifsec and International Firex open their doors from May 16-19.
At IFSEC 2011, GarrettCom Europe will be highlighting how easy it can be to build high bandwidth, high availability networks for the latest IP-based security and surveillance devices. With its market leading ranges of Ethernet switches offering configurable mixtures of copper and fibre ports, and combined with the option of Power over Ethernet (PoE), GarrettCom Europe provides developers with the tools they need to build flexible, reliable and readily scalable security networks.
During the ifsec 2011 in Birmingham Advancis will present the latest developments of WinGuard, the leading PSIM (physical security information management) system made in Germany.