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Open Security & Safety Alliance at IFSEC 2019

Evolve with Our Industry – Begin with A Common Platform

WHO: The Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA) was formed in late 2018 to reduce market fragmentation and friction across the physical and cloud-based security markets. Founding members includeBosch Building Technologies, Hanwha Techwin, Milestone Systems, Pelco™ and VIVOTEK Inc. These technology leaders recognize the need to align, collaborate and gather others to progress and truly capitalize on the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT).

The Open Security & Safety Alliance Propels Into 2019

Membership Doubles Within First Six Months; Initiatives Surge Forward to Revolutionize the Security and Safety Market with an Open Platform Approach

SAN RAMON, California – March 27, 2019 – The newly established Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA or 'the Alliance'), a non-profit, non-stock corporation formed to outline specifications for a common standardized platform for security and safety solutions, today announced that since its formation in Fall 2018, the organization has grown by 50% and initiatives are in full-swing. The Alliance is quickly attracting players ranging from device manufacturers, software developers and system integrators to distributors and system on a chip (SoC) companies.

A groundbreaking collaboration enabling value added innovations in security and safety

Bosch Building Technologies, Hanwha Techwin, Milestone Systems, Pelco™ by Schneider Electric and VIVOTEK Inc. are founding members supporting the launch of The Open Security & Safety Alliance. This alliance represents leading companies in the security, safety, building automation solutions and associated industries.

The Open Security & Safety Alliance (‘the Alliance’) is a non-profit, non-stock corporation that brings together like-minded organizations in order to outline specifications for a common standardized platform for security and safety solutions which are accessible for everyone.