Digital Barriers forges partnership with Vodafone’s ‘Tomorrow Street’ Innovation Centre

Warrick Cramer (left, CEO of 'Tomorrow Street') and Zak Doffman, CEO at Digital Barriers

Warrick Cramer (left, CEO of ‘Tomorrow Street’) and Zak Doffman, CEO at Digital Barriers

Digital Barriers, the provider of edge-based Internet of Things (IoT) surveillance and security technologies, has formed a partnership with ‘Tomorrow Street’, Vodafone’s Luxembourg-based Innovation Centre. The collaboration will see Digital Barriers’ full suite of live, edge-intelligent products made available around the world through ‘Tomorrow Street’ and Vodafone’s extensive global network.

Digital Barriers’ edge-intelligent products deliver live video streaming over ultra-low bandwidths and help customers to gain more value out of (and use from) cellular networks. They include live bodycam, vehicle and Safe City solutions that are a natural fit with the rapidly growing IoT sector. Their focus lies in converting wireless video surveillance into actionable intelligence.

Already used by Government and commercial organisations in more than 40 countries, Digital Barriers’ streaming technology, designated EdgeVis Live, is capable of delivering encrypted real-time video while operating below 10 kbps when required. The solution is proven to deliver bandwidth savings of more than 50% over competing standards-based technologies.

Warrick Cramer, CEO of ‘Tomorrow Street’, explained to Risk Xtra:We’re really excited about Digital Barriers joining ‘Tomorrow Street’. This partnership demonstrates yet again that Luxembourg has the ability to attract and develop excellent talent, with a national ecosystem that provides the perfect platform for breakthrough ideas and innovation across the EU and the globe.” 

Zak Doffman, CEO of Digital Barriers, responded: “With such increasing demand for this kind of IoT capability at the moment, we believe this is the perfect time to be joining the ‘Tomorrow Street’ and Vodafone families, combining our unique technologies with their unique reach right around the world. We’re really looking forward to working with ‘Tomorrow Street’ to further accelerate our international growth.”

*Launched in September 2017, ‘Tomorrow Street’ is a joint venture between the Vodafone Procurement Company (VPC) and Technoport (Luxembourg’s national incubator) that aims to transform business-ready start-ups into global success stories through Vodafone’s expansive network. In doing so, ‘Tomorrow Street’ delivers innovative products and services to Vodafone’s consumer and enterprise customers. Further information is available at: www.tomorrowstreet.co

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Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications) Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting. In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector. In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute's George van Schalkwyk Award. An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award. Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site. Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014 and as Editor of The Paper (Pro-Activ Publications' dedicated business newspaper for security professionals) in September 2015. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk Xtra at Pro-Activ Publications in May 2018.

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