For Immediate Release
Mesa, AZ (October 12, 2010) – Iveda Solutions (OTCBB:IVDA) and Special Assignments Group (SAG) announced today a partnership that will provide enhanced safety and security for the Arizona State Fair, October 15 to November 7, 2010.
“The Arizona State Fair is a fun-filled, action packed event enjoyed by residents from across the state. Guest safety, well being, and comfort are of paramount importance to the fair. This new, added level of security is yet another way of honoring that commitment,” said Don West, Executive Director of the Arizona State Fair.
Iveda Solutions, a provider of live video surveillance and centralized video hosting services, will secure the Arizona State Fair using its Express Surveillance System’s (ESS). The ESS is a portable, self-contained, high-quality video surveillance system that will provide rapid deployment of live video surveillance for the State Fair’s security contractor, SAG.
“We at the Special Assignments Group (SAG) are proud to be partnering with Iveda Solutions. The opportunity to leverage and meld layers of technology with live video surveillance, for venue protection, provides a safer environment overall. The pro-active efforts of SAG and Iveda Solutions provide seamless access to resources, enhancing security for an enjoyable experience to all participants at the 2010 Arizona State Fair,” said Frank Valenzuela, Public Information Officer for SAG.
SAG officers and security personnel will be able to securely access and monitor the cameras from any Internet-enabled device such as a cell phone, laptop or security booth to pin-point areas of concern. The ESS, hosted by Iveda Solutions, will act as a force multiplier enabling greater situational awareness of live events that may not be visible at the ground level.
“With our video surveillance services, we are delighted to help protect the over one million visitors that the Arizona State Fair attracts. Our partnership with SAG introduces a new application for our products and services, which is providing security to large events,” said David Ly President and CEO of Iveda Solutions.
The ESS is an ideal video surveillance system for security and operational support of any large events like the state fair. It is portable and easily deployed from one event to the next.
“This deployment is a good proof of concept for large event security. Other large public events and state fairs across the country can benefit from this innovative approach to security without incurring traditional capital expenditure and infrastructure cost,” added Ly.
Large event organizers and law enforcement can leverage this portable and easy-to-deploy video surveillance system for operational purposes and public safety.
About Iveda Solutions
Iveda Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Iveda Corp. (OTCBB:IVDA), is the premier online surveillance technology innovator and Managed Video Services provider. Based in Mesa, AZ and incorporated in 2005, the company develops and markets enterprise class video hosting and real-time remote surveillance services. Iveda Solutions has a SAFETY Act Designation by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology provider. For more information call 800-385-8618 or visit www.ivedasolutions.com.
About Special Assignments Group
Special Assignments Group (SAG) is an internationally recognized physical security provider staffed by off duty, retired police officers and highly trained and experienced security professionals. SAG offers packages tailored to fit any security needs, but specializes in the areas of conference security management, event security and or executive protection. The Special Assignments Group was awarded a 5-year security contract for the Arizona State Fair from 2010-2015. For more information please visit us at www.sag911.com.
About Arizona State Fair
The 126th annual Arizona State Fair, running from October 15 to November 7 (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays), hosts a variety of fun-filled attractions, activities and rides for all ages at its traditional location at 19th Avenue and McDowell Road in Phoenix. For more information please visit us at www.azstatefair.com.
This news release contains forward-looking statements. Actual results could vary materially from those expected due to a variety of risk factors. The Company’s business is subject to significant risks and uncertainties discussed more thoroughly in Iveda Corporation’s SEC filings, including but not limited to, its report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009 and its 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2010. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly release the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements, which may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
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