The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance Announces Educational Series
LAS VEGAS – March 24, 2010 – The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance
(www.psialliance.org), a global consortium of physical security providers focused on promoting
the interoperability of IP-enabled devices, will host a series of lunch-and-learn events to educate
end users, integrators and security consultants on the benefits of IP standards.
PSIA’s Educational Seminars will be held in four cities throughout 2010: Chicago, Boston,
Dallas and the San Francisco Bay area. These free educational events provide an opportunity for
industry practitioners and installers to learn more about PSIA’s systems-based approach to
interoperability, which includes developing specifications for each specific technology segment.
In addition, attendees will learn how standards will help decrease development costs, ease
complex installations and build best-in-class solutions to best protect infrastructure, people and
Speakers will include representatives from PSIA members, including some of today’s leading
manufacturers and systems integrators in the security industry, that will discuss advancements in
standard developments and why PSIA’s initiatives will help propel the adoption of IP-based
“We are excited to have the opportunity to show the benefits of industry standards to a broader
audience,” said David Bunzel, Executive Director, PSIA. “Educational outreach is a critical
component of our efforts and we believe that including every segment of the industry will only
make us more successful in our mission of promoting and building interoperable solutions.”
For a complete list of dates and registration options, please visit http://www.psialliance.org.
The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance is a global consortium of physical security
manufacturers and integrators focused on promoting the interoperability of IP-enabled security
devices across every segment of the industry. PSIA supports license-free standards and
specifications, which are vetted in an open and collaborative manner to the industry as a whole.
Specifications are developed through member and industry participation in five active working
groups: IP Video, Video Analytics, Recording and Content Management, Area Control and
Systems. To date, more than 1,200 industry professionals have downloaded PSIA’s
specifications. For more information, visit http://www.psialliance.org
Rhianna Daniels for PSIA