Securex 2017 will bring together key players in the South African security and fire protection markets to showcase the latest technological developments in the industries, allieviating the often arduous task facing businesses and private individuals alike of finding simultaneously budget-friendly and reliable security solutions to protect sensitive data.
In addition to the main exhibition of high-end products and services, the event, which will be held at the Gallagher Convention Centre, in Johannesburg, from May 30 to June 1, will feature popular visitor attractions. These include the Securex Seminar Theatre, the New Products Display, the Fire Protection Association of Southern Africa’s (FPASA) InFIReS Workshop, the Electronic Security Distributors Association’s (ESDA) breakfast and the South Africa Intruder Detection Services Association’s (SAIDSA) Techman Competition.
For the first time, dog trainer Genesis K9 Group will, moreover, be hosting a stand with live demonstrations of highly trained security and detection dogs.
Also new to Securex 2017 is the launch of a technical training component. Two morning and two afternoon sessions are scheduled, covering various topics such as surveillance for the entrepreneur, Internet Protocol (IP) surveillance and remote deployment, storage know-how, and IP convergence possibilities and solutions in industry.
Underlining the exhibition’s credibility is the endorsement by several recognised industry associations and institutions that include the ESDA, the FPASA, the SAIDSA, the Fire Fighting Equipment Traders’ Association, the Private Security Industry Regalutory Authority, the South African National Security Employer’s Association, the Security Assocation of South Africa and the Security Industry Authority.
“Securex has carved a niche as the go-to event for risk alleviation solutions. We have a very strong line-up of exhibitors at this year’s event, covering a multitude of security and fire aspects,” says trade show organiser Specialised Exhibitions Securex event director Joshua Low.
Highlights of the exhibition will include access control systems provider Paxton’s latest addition to its door entry system, Net2 Entry Touch Panel, as well as safety solution provider Doculam’s new range of products, including the WatchDog Body Worn Camera, the Suga Blu Active Patrol Baton and the Torch Camera.
Upcoming new products from security technology provider ELID will also be showcased at the event, including the ER929 Shake Thru’ Mobile Access multi-technology reader for car park barrier access applications and the Sphere – an integrated security system suitable for organisations that demand high-level access points and input and output points.
Network camera provider Axis will further have various new products and technologies on display, including the AXIS Q6055-C PTZ camera, the AXIS Q1659 network camera and the outdoor-ready AXIS Q87 Bispectral PTZ network camera series.
Biometric access control equipment supplier ViRDI will launch the next generation of ViRDI biometric terminals at Securex 2017, while information technology solutions provider Amax will launch its Estate Management system, which integrates all existing Amax systems. Alarms and smart systems provider Jablotron will also be launching its J150R wireless one-way repeater, as well as its passive wired and wireless cameras with a 90º angle and a new wireless receiver – the J111R.
Access and security solutions provider Powell Tronics – which celebrates its sixth consecutive year as an exhibitor at Securex – will feature the new Morpho Extreme, the Morpho V2 Tablet and Impro’s Portal Range at Securex, as well as a surprise offering in its IP intercom range.
In addition, online store the Security Technology Store, known in Africa for its access control, intercoms, gate automation and closed circuit television security products, will be relaunching at this year’s event.
IP video management software specialist Cathexis Technologies will highlight the new features of its flagship product, CathexisVision, a comprehensive business intelligence tool to enhance operational efficiencies, while access control products provider ZKTeco South Africa will launch new products for entrance control solutions.
Electronic article surveillance company Tagtron Solutions will showcase the Proudly South African Tagtron AM EAS system and Tagtron Library SelfCheck units, fully designed and manufactured in South Africa. Also launching is the affordable EM Retailor system, Display Security and RFID Vehicle Access Control.