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Dubai's The Torch tower goes up in flames

Shock as Dubai’s Torch tower goes up in flames, and Abu Dhabi fire kills ten

UAE - Two major fires took place in the UAE in the last 24 hours - one killing ten labourers - once again raising the issue of fire safety in the country. In Dubai, residents of the iconic The Torch skyscraper in Dubai Marina were evacuated from their apartments in the middle of the night after … [Read More...]


RED HOT NEWS: It’s SSN Gulf… but not as you know it!

IT  IS with great pride that we announce that SSN Gulf magazine is undergoing a major revamp and is set to relaunch in March 2015! After another amazing edition of INTERSEC Dubai as the main media partner for the show we were simply bombarded with enquiries from exhibitors and visitors. We … [Read More...]

Report: UAE’s video surveillance market is projected to reach US $293.1 million by 2021

IRELAND — Rising infrastructure, government initiatives, funding and rules & regulations are a few of the factors that have spurred the market for video surveillance in UAE. That is according to a new report by Research and Markets titled "UAE Video Surveillance Market (2015-2021): Market … [Read More...]

Hot off the press! Canon to buy Axis for $2.8 billion

TOKYO—Within a year of buying the leading VMS provider, camera manufacturer Canon has made an offer to buy Axis Communications, the leading network camera provider, for US $2.8 billion cash. The deal is expected to be completed in April, pending stockholder approval. The Axis board of directors … [Read More...]

Interview: UK firm Scott Safety discusses move into advanced safety technology

UAE - Expansion into high-tech digital safety technology was a feature for UK-based firm Scott Safety at the recent Intersec Dubai, who presented a new range of thermal imaging cameras which it is now producing thanks to its acquisition of IHG - a brand which concentrates solely on the … [Read More...]