Posted on: 01 Apr 2019

Kings Announces Partnership with Digital Barriers

London, 1 April, 2019. Digital Barriers, a leading provider of edge-intelligent surveillance and security technologies, today announced it has signed a strategic partnership with Kings Secure Technologies (Kings). Having introduced SmartVis SafeZone, Digital Barriers edge-based video analytics and intrusion software some years ago, Kings is now able to extend its service capability by offering Digital Barriers’ full portfolio of market-leading technology including ultra-low bandwidth live streaming, real-time facial recognition and live-streaming body-worn cameras when building complete turnkey solutions for the global surveillance and security markets.

The partnership opens up a new route to market for Digital Barriers, particularly with regard to commercial organisations ranging from health to logistics, banking and retail who can benefit from Kings’ dedicated engineering facility and capacity to build custom solutions to meet their requirements. Two of the first services Kings will be offering that make use of innovations from Digital Barriers include a Remote Video Response Centre and a dedicated monitoring centre providing 24/7 support.

“In the process of discussions, it quickly became clear that Digital Barriers and Kings have a shared commitment to delivering innovative and agile technology. We’re delighted to have signed this strategic agreement which opens up a new channel through which commercial organisations can take advantage of our software solutions and services,” said Neil Hendry, VP EMEA at Digital Barriers.

“Our mission is to offer pioneering and versatile technologies to our growing customer base,” added Bob Forsyth, CEO, Kings Secure Technologies. “Having thoroughly evaluated the alternatives we’re delighted to be partnering with Digital Barriers who equip our in-house Technology Centre with truly unique and ground-breaking capabilities including facial recognition and live-streaming body-worn cameras.”

For more information on the two companies, please visit www.digitalbarriers.com and www.kingsltd.co.uk.

About Digital Barriers

Digital Barriers provides the world’s lowest bandwidth live video and edge-AI analytics technology for use on cellular networks, enabling actionable intelligence to be delivered anywhere, anytime.
Our facial recognition software has a range of security applications and is deployable on traditional static surveillance cameras, body-worn equipment and even smartphones. Other portfolio technologies include live video streaming over ultra-low bandwidths and enhanced cloud performance, for efficient video management and analysis to intrusion detection and perimeter protection. Existing customers include government organisations such law enforcement, military and national security agencies in more than sixty countries.

About Kings Secure Technologies

Kings Secure Technologies is a leading provider of specialist fire and security technology, operating in a wide range of industries. The company focuses on creating cutting-edge innovative solutions ensuring a full end-to-end risk management solution based on the individual needs of their clients. Kings provides its clients with cutting-edge security technology and round-the-clock monitoring, which actively prevents criminal activity on its customers’ sites.