Panasonic Announces New Additions to Panasonic Solution Developer Network

Addition of new firms expands interoperability movement driven by Panasonic


Las Vegas, NV (September 24, 2007) – Panasonic Security Systems, a leader in professional video surveillance and security systems for 50 years, continues to expand its Panasonic Solution Developer Network (PSDN) program with the addition of several key new participants.

Recent additions to PSDN include:

1) DIGIOP- offers a complete digital video management system and a full line of digital recording solutions;

2) Digital Ocular Networks- provides video surveillance and advanced storage management solutions;

3) Intellivid- provides advanced video intelligence and analytics solutions for the retail market;

4) NICE Systems- provides a comprehensive suite of video security products that enable automatic threat detection, instant verification, event resolution and effective investigation;

5) Puretech Systems- provides a leading automated surveillance system based on video analytics and intelligence;

6) Steelbox Networks- provides video surveillance distribution and storage solutions; including purpose-built network media appliances with scalable storage.

One of the primary forces behind Panasonic Security Systems' "Open Infrastructure" strategic initiative, PSDN offers program participants open interface protocols, software tools, development tools, and technical information to efficiently integrate Panasonic's leading line of analog and i-Pro IP video surveillance cameras, video recorders and systems components. Through PSDN, Panasonic's goal is to provide resellers with expanded product solution offerings and end users with seamless security solutions.

"Panasonic's continued development of our 'Open Infrastructure' initiative is aimed at further encouraging the development of interoperable solutions through easy access to development tools and technical information. This remains a key objective behind the PSDN initiative," said Mike Maddox, System Sales Engineer and PSDN Program Manager. "The recent additions to PSDN will foster the continued collaborative development efforts between Panasonic and leading manufacturers, software developers and solution providers, to enable greater interoperability for end users."

The PSDN program now has over 35 participants including AMAG, American Fibertek, AirVisual, Cisco Systems, Controlware, D3Data, DIGIOP, Digital Ocular Networks, Genetec, Integral, ipConfigure, JDS, Lenel, Lensec, Milestone, NICE Systems, OnSSI, Optellios, S2 Security, Steelbox Networks, Exacq, Petards, Puretech, Salient, Secure Vision, Vigilant, and Vision Controls. Additional manufacturers and software developers are keen on joining PSDN, according to Maddox.