Intersec 2018: a Review by GIT SECURITY
Intersec 2018 concludes in Dubai with all eyes AI and Cyber Security. This year, Intersec Dubai featured 1,337 exhibitors from 59 countries, while 29,532 visitors from 129 countries stopped by the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
GIT SECURITY explored topics, trends and exhibitors for you! Product launches, product demonstrations and interesting discussions accompanied us through the exhibition. Do you get curious about what we saw?
Here are the GIT SECURITY intersec highlights 2018:
Arecont Vision unveiled their MegaDome UltraHD. The camera is loaded with features, including a motorized remote focus/zoom P-Iris lens mounted in a 3-axis gimbal. “The MegaDome family continues to lead the dome camera segment with the many features and capabilities built into this installer-friendly camera series that our customers have come to expect,” said Brad Donaldson, Vice President of Product Development, Arecont Vision. The true day/night indoor/outdoor MegaDome UltraHD dome camera is loaded with features, including a motorized remote focus/zoom P-Iris lens mounted in a 3-axis gimbal. If you want to read more details to this camera follow this link.
Hikvision: AI and GIT SECURITY AWARD
While Artificial Intelligence has become the most trending technology in the security industry, this year, under the theme “AI+ Empowering Partners”, Hikvision showcased a series of their latest and most advanced technological innovations with AI Technologies. Take a closer look here.
With their state of the art KeyWatcher and AssetWatcher, Morse Watchmans demonstrated their products to us. “Morse Watchmans is evolving asset management systems with AssetWatcher,” said Fernando Pires, CEO at Morse Watchmans.
“AssetWatcher adapts many of the features that our clients have come to rely on with KeyWatcher and implements RFID tracking technology to provide the highest levels of security and organization for assets.”
Both products can be further examined here.
Idis welcomed us with their slogan: 'It's not the same. It's Idis', referring to their constant improvement upon common industry offerings. With their newly launched deep learning technologies, Idis is poised to redefine video surveillance as we know it for years to come. Read all about their powerful range of vertical surveillance solutions, their fast, accurate and scalable Idis Deep Learning Analytics, powered by the Idis Deep Learning EngineA complete line-up of H.265 cameras and NVRs, including the newly enhanced Idis 12MP Super Fisheye Camera.
EVVA´s product "AirKey" has been enhanced by a host of new features. Send a key, geotagging and iPhone compatibility – numerous, smart functions enhance the application range and maintain maximum security levels. GIT SECURITY saw AirKey onsite and you can read all about it with further details here.
Assa Abloy: GIT SECURITY AWARD
At Intersec 2018, Assa Abloy was showcasing connected solutions for smart buildings. New for 2018 is the Smartair Openow smartphone app which enables users to unlock protected doors via an encrypted Bluetooth connection. You can find more information on our website.
We also congratulate Assa Abloy for winning the first place of GIT SECURITY AWARD 2018.
Avigilon announced its latest innovation in video analytics capabilities with the launch of Avigilon Unusual Motion Detection (UMD) technology, available in its upcoming Avigilon Control Center (ACC) 6.8 video management software. Check out their whole product lines here.
Genetec: GIT SECURITY AWARD
Genetec unveiled Citigraf, a decision support system that unifies public safety operations across city departments for interagency collaboration. Genetec also showcased Security Center 5.7, its unified, open architecture security flagship. Find a detailed exhibition recap on Genetec here. Congratulations are also in order for Genetec. They received their trophy for third place of GIT SECURITY AWARD 2018 already.
Bosch: GIT SECURITY AWARD
Bosch showcased the latest technologies in Commercial & Information Security, Homeland Security & Policing, Fire & Rescue, Perimeter & Physical Security, Smart Home and Safety & Health at intersec, including their GIT SECURITY AWARD Winner: The MIC IP fusion 9000i optical and thermal camera. If you want to learn more about their latest products, check out our homepage.
Nedap Identification Systems
Nedap Identification Systems launched Mace Smart: a slim multi-technology reader for mobile access control at intersec. This elegant reader is the newest addition to the Mace platform, which enables the use of smartphones in any access control system. Their products can be further examined here.
Among the new features at the 20th edition of Intersec was an indoor Drone Zone, along with two dedicated conferences on Drones and Artificial Intelligence. Greg Agvent, Senior Director for CNN Aerial Imaging and Reporting, spoke at the Intersec Drones Conference about the potential uses for drones in information gathering.
Al Razooqi said Dubai Police plans to open another eight Smart Police Stations in 2018, and while AI and robots will in the future take over more routine daily jobs, that won’t mean less ‘human’ manpower: “There have been rumours that due to AI and robotics at Dubai Police, that there will be fewer police officers but this is not true,” he added. “We’re going to create more advanced positions, where they can provide a better service to keep our residents and visitors happy and safe.”
The latest trends in artificial intelligence and robotics in policing societies, along with major projects fuelling growth in the Middle East commercial security landscape, were among many talking points, as Intersec concluded its 20th edition in Dubai yesterday (23 January).