Huawei creates converged ecosystem of partners for safe cities
Vendor used Intersec to launch its end-to-end Safe Campus solution, which empowers local authorities to better protect people
Technology vendor Huawei Enterprise Middle East used its appearance at Intersec 2018 last month, to announced new partnerships with ICT players in the Middle East to deliver tailored public safety solutions that cater to specific industry needs in order to meet the demands of increased urbanisation in the face of smart city transformation.
According to latest industry research, by 2050, more than nine billion people will inhabit the earth with over half of whom will live in cities. The research highlighted challenges such as overcrowding, terrorism, transport and utilities infrastructure and many others, which will require solutions localised to each city's priorities.
At Intersec, Huawei unveiled its end-to-end Safe Campus solution, which empowers local authorities to better protect people.
Hazem Bazan, vice president, Channels and Commercial Sales, Huawei Enterprise, Middle East said: "Huawei believes that governments, private organisations and citizens need to work hand in hand to make their cities safer. As an enabler in the ongoing digital transformation in the Middle East, we are doing our part to empower our channel partners to support local government authorities in solving the unique security problems cities face."
Bazan said in line with Huawei's strategy of building a collaborative ecosystem, the company is bringing together the smartest minds to create and deploy the most intelligent networks and technologies to improve the safety and security of people."
He said Huawei unveiled its end-to-end Safe Campus solution, which empowers local authorities to better protect their people by bringing together extremely high-quality video imaging, intelligent analytics software and a unifying cloud platform to create solutions for different vertical scenarios. "The new solution is built on a cloud-based ecosystem that brings together a number of partners, working collaboratively to support the safety of citizens," he said.
He said during Intersec, Huawei and its partners also conducted a workshop at Intersec on the latest video cloud and intelligent video surveillance technologies and how they are simplifying the process of prevention and investigation of crimes.
Huawei works with regional systems integrator partner Visiontech and global technology partners Hexagon, SAP; iOmniscient for AI-based video analytics; Ipsotek and Vi Dimensions for smart video surveillance; Milestone for video management software; Vidsys for its Converged Security and Information Management (CSIM) software platform; and Zenith for number plate recognition technology.