ONVIF to Provide Perspectives on Global Standards at Intersec 2019

SAN RAMON, Calif. – January 15, 2019. ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced that it will provide its perspective on global standardization as part of the Intersec Future Security Summit 2019, at Intersec 2019, January 20-22, held in the Al Multaqua Ballroom, Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center.

Per Björkdahl, Chairman of the ONVIF Steering Committee, will participate in a panel discussion, “Seamless Integration of Innovative Security Systems with Traditional Infrastructure,” on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 14:30. Attendees will learn how to deploy a holistic solution to meet the needs of both security and operations in an industrial organization through the development of an integrated security strategy. Björkdahl will be joined by moderator Adil Abdel Hadi, Director Operations and Development – Security Training Cadre Centre, Dubai Police Academy; and panelists Simon Whitehouse

Managing Director, SGW Safety and Security; Eng. Arif Al Janahi of the Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA) and Eng. Mohamed Salih, also of SIRA.

Stuart Rawling, Head of Segment Marketing at Pelco and ONVIF steering committee member, will also discuss the real meaning of various industry buzzwords and, as these meanings evolve, how to best plan for and mitigate risk in light of the evolution of new technology. His presentation, entitled “Organizing the Data Chaos – The Impact of the New World of Connected Devices on the Real World,” will be held at 15:30 Sunday, Jan. 20.

“ONVIF is excited to participate in these sessions that address two diverse but crucial areas facing our industry,” said Björkdahl. “It is our hope that, by providing interoperability through our different profiles, the industry will transition to easier integrations, and in turn be able to focus on new solutions for specific challenges.”

Founded in 2008, ONVIF is a leading and well-recognized industry forum driving interoperability for IP-based physical security products. The organization has a global member base of established camera, video management system and access control companies and more than 10,000 profile conformant products. ONVIF offers Profile S for streaming video; Profile G for recording and storage; Profile C for physical access control; Profile Q for improved out-of-the-box functionality, Profile A for broader access control configuration and Profile T for advanced streaming. ONVIF continues to work with its members to expand the number of IP interoperability solutions ONVIF conformant products can provide.

Further information about ONVIF conformant products, including member companies and their conformant models, is available on the ONVIF website: www.onvif.org.

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ONVIF® is a global and open industry forum that is committed to standardizing communication between IP-based physical security products to ensure their interoperability and to facilitate their integration. ONVIF was established in 2008 to develop a global open standard for IP-based physical security products. Membership is open to manufacturers, software developers, consultants, system integrators, end-users and other interest groups that wish to participate in the activities of ONVIF.