Abu Dhabi, UAE –December 13, 2016 – Vidsys, a global provider of enterprise Converged Security and Information Management (CSIM) software, announced today that the City of Abu Dhabi and their stake holders utilized its real-time situation management software technology for security operations during the 2016 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit.
Vidsys software collects, analyzes, verifies, resolves and tracks information from multiple disparate subsystems using open architecture standards that enable numerous organizations to manage situations in real-time. Through Vidsys’ open-architecture platform, the City of Abu Dhabi integrated thousands of cameras from around the city and provided data to multiple operations areas during the special event to deliver actionable intelligence for decision makers.
Vidsys has been supporting Abu Dhabi’s Monitoring and Control Centre (MCC) to deliver an Open Architecture solution utilizing the Vidsys Converged Security & Information Management (CSIM) Platform to interconnect all public spaces as part of the Safe and Smart City objectives for Abu Dhabi.
“The Monitoring and Control Centre’s mission is to promote the Safe & Smart City vision for Abu Dhabi using the latest in technology and innovation,” said His Excellency Saeed Al Neyadi, Director General of the Monitoring and Control Centre. “The broad capabilities of Vidsys allow us to rapidly deploy and promote safety throughout the region.”
“We are proud to have partnered with Abu Dhabi Monitoring and Control Centre during another successful global event,” said Vidsys CEO and Founder, James I. Chong. “While large events such as the F1 Grand Prix can present new challenges for cities, Abu Dhabi did an outstanding job of preparing in advance and realizing the value of smart technology. We look forward to continuing our long-term, strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi Monitoring and Control Centre.”
Vidsys continues to develop Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart City technologies, with the goal of leveraging big data to create smarter and safer communities. Enterprises around the world utilize Vidsys’ web-based platform to increase public safety and situational awareness.
Headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, USA, Vidsys provides transformational Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) and Converged Security and Information Management (CSIM) software platform that has been adopted by some of the world’s leading brands and technology partners within key verticals, including Transportation, Energy, Utility, Healthcare, and Government. Vidsys software has obtained highest levels of information security and assurance from both top-tier global corporations and the US federal government.
Vidsys is hardware, protocol, and device agnostic, and offers bi-directional, browser-based platform with industry-specific features and functions that allows sensors, devices, systems, subsystems, and services to be interconnected via open architecture APIs and SDKs. The platform collects, correlates and converts vast amounts of data into meaningful and actionable information, based on the organization’s risk policy, standards and compliance requirements. By leveraging mobile and web-based technology, the software can be rapidly deployed and provides real-time situational awareness and information management capabilities. For more information, please visit www.vidsys.com.
The Monitoring and Control Centre (MCC) was established under the direction of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler of Abu Dhabi, as stated in Law No. (5) with the aim to set open standards and manage the use of monitoring and control systems in both public and private facilities. Their vision is to help promote and establish Abu Dhabi as a Secured and Smart City by maintaining public security in the emirate. For more information, please visit www.mcc.abudhabi.ae.