South Africa

Cathexis Technologies’ CathexisVision VMS At Securex South Africa 2016

Cathexis will showcase the latest features from its CathexisVision IP Video Management Software, including: Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR), Advanced Video Search, Adjacent Camera Mapping, and improved hardware efficiency. The Cathexis Video Management Solution and Software Suite —CathexisVision— provides an extensive range of sophisticated surveillance options, tools, and functionality to satisfy all security and infrastructure management requirements.

Milestone Ramps Up In Southern Africa And Saudi Arabia

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has hired Michael Metcalfe as Channel Business Manager for Southern Africa and Ahmad Saleh Al-Haider as Channel Business Manager for Saudi Arabia. “In response to the sharply rising demand for open technology video solutions in the area, we are ramping up the Milestone […]

The Size Of South Africa’s Network Video Surveillance Equipment Market Surpasses Analog

Condividi According to Josh Woodhouse , Video Surveillance Analyst at IHS “The size of South Africa’s network video surveillance equipment market surpassed the analogue market for the first time in 2012” . With a video surveillance equipment market size of approximately $90 million South Africa is the largest country level market in Africa and amongst the most technologically mature. The data from IHS’ recently published report on the African market for video surveillance equipment shows that in 2012 the transition from analogue to network equipment passed a milestone: for the first time, revenues from network equipment surpassed those from analogue. The market transition will continue with an increasing proportion of future revenues coming from network equipment. However, due to a combination of low economic growth, a weakening Rand and on-going labour disputes in key vertical markets for video surveillance, we remain conservative about the current growth prospects for the video surveillance market in South Africa. Single digit growth is forecast for 2013 and 2014. Not the end of analogue There remains a high installed base of analogue equipment in South Africa. Analogue equipment still accounts for the majority of unit shipments and, unlike other regional markets in Europe or North America, shipments are forecast to grow. In certain vertical markets analogue equipment is likely to remain the technology of choice. The residential sector is one such example: analogue equipment offers a low-cost, easy-to-install solution and each year a high number of cameras are installed by small security professionals covering […]