Sony partners with Bosch for video security
WORLD: Bosch Security Systems has announced a partnership with Sony Corporation that will see the two companies pool their respective skillsets to work on secure video distribution. The agreement will result in products that combine Sony’s image technology with Bosch's video analytics and bitrate management functionality. Having originally announced the partnership plans in November 2016, the deal has been officially approved by the antitrust authorities and sees associates from Sony join a new, dedicated sales and marketing team at Bosch.
‘We are moving forward with this partnership which will feature jointly developed products that fully leverage our industry-leading expertise in video image quality and performance,’ said Toru Katsumoto, deputy president of imaging products and solutions sector, president of professional products group, Sony Corporation. ‘We are delighted that Sony’s video security customers are now being supported by Bosch Security Systems.’
‘We are happy to welcome these experienced colleagues in our organisation,’ said Michael Hirsch, VP for sales and marketing of the Sony Security Business at Bosch, ‘and are convinced we will further grow the business with Sony’s products by providing excellent support and service to our customers.’
‘We are looking forward to delivering best-in-class video security solutions to our customers for both existing and new market segments,’ added Gert van Iperen, president of Bosch Security Systems.