S1 Announces Opening of Security Innovation Center in Korea Utilizing Vidsys Technology
VIENNA, VA ─ June 21, 2016 – Vidsys, a global provider of enterprise Converged Security and Information Management (CSIM) software, announced today that it has signed a Strategic Collaboration and Distribution Agreement with S-1 Corporation (“S1”), a global leader in security systems and integration. S1, an affiliate of Samsung Group, is launching its new Security Innovation Center (SIC) at its Headquarters building in Seoul, Korea, leveraging the Vidsys CSIM Platform and Samsung’s security products along with other best-of-breed technologies.
A key goal of the partnership includes delivering a proven and scalable solution set that addresses unique vertical market requirements such as for airports, smart buildings, smart cities, and others enterprise applications with converged security and information management solutions.
“S1 sees tremendous market-growth opportunities working with Vidsys,” said Jong-Guk Kim, Executive Vice President of S-1 Corporation. “In addition to fulfilling our corporate mission of delivering mission-critical solutions for our customers, this agreement with Vidsys further expands our innovation strategy and S1 brand significantly.”
Vidsys’ CSIM platform connects, integrates, and correlates data from sensors, devices, systems, subsystems and services to be interconnected and presented as meaningful and actionable information, in real-time. Vidsys software also fully supports i18n and is being used in multiple languages globally, including Korean, by large government and commercial customers in Europe, Middle East, Asia, and Americas.
“We are thrilled to continue our global expansion with S-1 Corporation and see tremendous value in the first-class Security Innovation Center in Seoul, Korea,” said James I. Chong, Vidsys CEO. “S1’s forward-thinking business strategy aligns well with our technology roadmap, including IoT applications.”
About S-1 Corporation
Since it was founded over 30 years ago, S1 has been Korea’s leading player in the security industry through continuous innovations and successful efforts to face challenges. As Korea’s leading firm specialized in security services, S1 has contributed to expanding a social safety network and protecting customer safety and health. For example, S1 offerings include: a system security business maintaining the security of customers; a security solution business that provides comprehensive security solutions with system integration (SI) products; mobile security; converged security, which provides both physical and information security simultaneously; a mobile security service aimed to provide safety for our families; and a building management business to maximize efficiency for the customer’s properties. For more information, please visit www.s1.co.kr.
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.