EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW! Why Bosch Went Extreme

In late February, global conglomerate Bosch enhanced its Security Systems division by purchasing Extreme CCTV, a provider of active infrared illuminators, video surveillance products and systems for license plate capture technology. The $92 million transaction opened the door for new technologies that could change the video security market.

Extreme CCTV staffs about 130 employees at locations in Burnaby, B.C., Canada; Newcastle and Church Crookham in the United Kingdom; and Barbados. The company’s subsidiaries include Forward Vision and Derwent Systems.

Bosch Security Systems manufactures video surveillance, access control, intrusion, evacuation and fire/life-safety systems. The company’s solutions are used in a wide range of industries and applications, including banks, city centers, industrial complexes, retail stores, train stations and airports. In 2007, the Bosch security division reported sales of about $2 billion.

Join SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION for an inside look at the operations, opportunities and future of Bosch Security Systems and Extreme CCTV. Exclusive interviews with Jeremy Hockham, president of sales, Americas, for Bosch Security Systems, and Willem Ryan, Extreme CCTV product marketing manager, explain what brought the two companies together and what to expect moving forward. Be sure to check out the October issue of SSI for a special expanded version of this story!

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