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SecurityAfrica E-Newsletter

July > 2013

IFSEC South Africa Welcome to the July 2013 Security Africa newsletter. This month we begin with a brief report from IFSEC South Africa, our media partner’s annual Security and Fire industry convention. More busy than ever, with three days of events including seminars on Wednesday and Thursday, IFSEC 2013 was hosted by the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg. By

> IFSEC will be hosted at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg

day two our feet had barely touched the ground with over 200 stalls to peruse!

This year an excellent overview of

Many thanks to all the attendees from

Cyber Security requirements was

South Africa, neighbouring countries

provided by Professor Basie von Solms,

With the rapid growth predicted for

and other international customers

the Director of the UJ Centre for Cyber

South Africa, as a BRICS economy, the

who did a great job keeping us up to

Security. Other sessions covered

scene is set for the industry to provide

date with their product knowledge.

threats from cyber war, cyber-crime

competitive technological solutions

There is no alternative to face to face

and espionage and more updates on

and innovations. One thing is certain,

greeting of existing customers and the

on current technologies in wireless

the future of the Security and Fire

opportunities for new additions to our

fire detection. We came away with an

industry in Africa is likely to be very

growing database.

exhilarating sense of the potential in

lively indeed.



the African market.


FLIR Systems is the world leader for

Matrix showcased its comprehensive

The race is on – apply now for the

thermal imaging cameras. Our products

range of Security solutions at IFSEC

Conrad Dietrich Magirus award and

play pivotal roles in a wide range of

SOUTH AFRICA-2013, Johannesburg.

become the ‘Firefighting Team of the

industrial, commercial and government

Matrix Comsec, a leading manufacturer


activities in more than 60 countries.

of Enterprise Security and Telecom

solutions, participated in the IFSEC

Pioneers in the commercial thermal

SOUTH AFRICA-2013 for the second

After the successful national launch


in 2012 in Germany, the international

imaging camera industry, the company

Conrad Dietrich Magirus award now

has been supplying thermography and

searches the best fire team in the world.

night vision equipment to science,

Matrix showcased its complete

industry, law enforcement and the

portfolio of Security products

The winners can look forward not only

military for over 50 years. From

encompassing range of Access Control

to the uniquely prestigious Conrad

predictive maintenance, condition

and Time-Attendance Solution, Video

Dietrich Magirus statuette, but also

monitoring, non-destructive testing,

Surveillance Solution and Fire Alarm

a chance to win a unique trip to New

R&D, medical science, temperature


York to the world’s most famous fire

measurement and thermal testing to

department - the Fire Department of

law enforcement, surveillance, security

At the event Matrix launched three

the City of New York (FDNY). Flight,

and manufacturing process control,

new door controllers COSEC DOOR

accommodation and an exciting

FLIR offers the widest selection of


complete programme for a team of ten

thermal imaging cameras for beginners

Mentioning about the new products,

comrades are included.

to pros.

Mr. Jatin Desai – Product Manager

Access Control and Time-Attendance

The World of Firefighters

With over 60 offices and the largest

Solution said, “ This product has

provides you with:

installed thermal imaging camera base

a cutting edge advantage over the

in the world, FLIR offers its customers

others. COSEC DOOR PVR, a palm vein

> Informations about the

unparalleled service, the best post-

reader based door controller provides

competition and the jury

sale technical applications support

the highest security and eliminates

available and world-class thermal

hygiene concerns as it is a completely

> Some impressions about the award

imaging camera and thermography

contactless device. COSEC NGT FCX,

ceremony of 2012

applications training.

an elegant door controller with an

innovative design simplifies time-

> An application form for the

Thermal cameras compliment and

attendance and strengthens security.

international award

complete your security camera network

COSEC PATH series door controllers

by giving you the power to see threats

are IP65 rated and with PoE enable.

> Movies about the ceremony of 2012

invisible to the naked eye, turning night

These devices are suited for hospitals,

and a teaser for the New York trip

into day. Thermal security cameras

chemical organizations, mines,

make images from the heat energy

factories, corporate houses and many

that is around us all the time, not


from reflected visible light, giving you

Apply now! Enter now with your team’s most

true 24/7 imaging capability without

Matrix also launched SATATYA

successful call out and become a part of

lights or illuminators. Thermal energy

NVR400 – the IP based surveillance

the World of Firefighter’s community.

penetrates atmospheric obscurants

solution. “This highly reliable product

better and farther than visible light,

with a comprehensive centralized

allowing you to see what’s out there

management software along with

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through haze, smoke, dust and even

enhancing security will also improve

Heroes. Since 1864

light fog. Day and night, through good

productivity and efficiency of

weather and bad, close up and far away,

organizations” said Mr. Kaushal

FLIR’s thermal security cameras do it

Kadakia – Product Manager Video


Surveillance Solution. Matrix will also

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be showcasing its entire range of DVRs and Cameras suitable for all kinds of applications. “At IFSEC SOUTH AFRICA 2013 our main focus was to exhibit the complete range of security solutions which includesd the most comprehensive software solution of the industry. We are targeting to establish a stronger business foot hold in the region by expanding our channel network. said Abhay Joshi, International Business Manager. “ For further information, please contact: @securityafricamag

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