Taking local expertise global

August 2017 CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

South Africa’s contracted economic growth rate in recent years has had a significant impact on economic empowerment, and South Africa’s rising unemployment. However, the key to unlocking economic growth lies in South Africa’s diversified manufacturing sector with abundant potential to compete in the global economy.

South Africa’s private security industry boasts a robust electronic security sector, with world-class locally manufactured products.

Since commencing with operations more than 20 years ago, Cathexis Technologies has developed an IP video management solution, known as CathexisVision, which has been used in a broad range of applications and vertical markets across the world.

“While South Africa’s local manufacturing sector is facing one of its toughest periods in decades, thanks to political and socio-economic

factors that have played a role in creating contracted economic growth, we are fortunate enough to have an already well-established international market,” says Gus Brecher, managing director of Cathexis Africa.

With operations well-established in Africa and Europe, as well as distributors in the USA, Australia and other regions, Cathexis Technologies has spent the last three years targeting the Middle Eastern market with integrated solutions. Cathexis has enjoyed exceptional growth in this region, which led to the establishment of new offices in Dubai in 2014, and a dedicated team to manage Middle Eastern operations.

With economic development in East Africa continuing to grow year-on-year, Cathexis is also seizing the opportunity to establish a strong presence in this region and grow the brand’s reach by establishing key relationships with partners, distributors, systems installers and end users.

Cathexis has demonstrated how the intelligent use of surveillance solutions, including intelligent video analytics, and integration of third-party systems, can maximise companies return on investment, not only for security management, but as a business intelligence tool to enhance operational efficiencies.

CathexisVision provides an extensive range of surveillance options, tools and functionality to satisfy all security and infrastructure management requirements. With a strong emphasis on ease-of-use, CathexisVision offers a user-friendly interface that facilitates efficient and accurate installations.

The integration of multiple systems (perimeter systems, access control, alarm panels and fire panels), provides dramatically improved efficiency and accuracy. The open platform provides a customisable camera application, to suit specific requirements.

Locally manufactured products offer the greatest potential to create a thriving and sustainable economy conducive to global investment, competitiveness and job creation.

For more information contact Cathexis Africa, +27(0)31 240 0800, sales@catafrica.co.za, www.cathexisvideo.com.


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