On Friday 6 March, security integrator NW Systems played host to local MP and Minister for Employment, Esther McVey, who formally opened the company’s new IP Video Technology Suite and talked with managing director Frank Crouwel about the latest IP video technology trends.
The MP for Wirral West, McVey viewed demonstrations of some of the latest multi-megapixel High Definition network cameras, specifically witnessing demonstrations of thermal imaging, intelligent video analytics, Automatic Number Plate Recognition and 360 degree camera displays in action. The new technical facility will be used to demonstrate modern CCTV capabilities to the company’s customers.
NW Systems attributes more than a decade of unbroken growth and business success to its early adoption of new IP video technology and the championing of higher standards for security systems installation.
To this end, the IP video specialist is currently lobbying for the use of pixel density measurement to guarantee identification of individuals captured on digital surveillance systems.
Frank Crouwel is actively promoting the idea of creating a Wirral Technology Hub to build a community of technology firms, thereby providing a stronger base of IT-skilled individuals living in the region. It’s an idea that’s supported by Esther McVey.
“I was delighted to visit NW Systems,” said the MP. “The company has evolved and grown rapidly having found a niche for itself in the IT world. As a cutting-edge business with a pool of highly-skilled people, I hope the company continues to lead the way and can create a technology business hub in this area.”
NW Systems Group is an IP video and security solutions provider. NW Systems is the group’s installation and systems integration arm with a strong presence in the manufacturing, industrial and logistics sectors as well as in the education, retail and leisure verticals.
Crouwel responded to Esther McVey’s comments by stating: “We’re very grateful for the visit from Esther to open our new IP Video Technology Suite. It’s great to be recognised by our MP who’s closely engaged with the local business community and supports plans to bring more tech investment and jobs to the Wirral.”