AMAG to Host 15th Annual Security Engineering Symposium

AMAG will be hosting its 15th Annual Security Engineering Symposium (SES) in Orlando, Florida this weekend.  The SES is AMAG’s forward-thinking educational and networking event for our consultants, resellers and end users. This year, AMAG will demonstrate new products and partner integrations.  An impressive list of technology partners will dazzle attendees with their latest technology solutions and focus on how their integration with Symmetry Access Control and Symmetry CompleteView VMS deliver an unmatched security management system for small to enterprise level end users in all verticals. Customers will also get a close look at Symmetry GUEST and Symmetry CONNECT, two new web-based products that are leading the market with new SaaS technology.  The SES provides critical information needed to help consultants and resellers grow their business now and in the future.

“AMAG’s SES offers an excellent environment for networking, sharing and learning,” said AMAG Technology, Senior Vice President, Kurt Takahashi.  “The best of the best come here, from attendees to partners, and share their knowledge and wisdom about up and coming technologies and what customers really need.  Attendees walk away with an arsenal of information that will help grow their business.”

This year’s event will be held at the Rosen Shingle Creek, a beautiful hotel with many attractive amenities.


SES attendees enjoy a wine tasting at the 2015 SES.

Of course, the SES isn’t all work!  Attendees will have their choice of activities such as golf, tennis, a guided tour of Disneyworld, a culinary lunch experience and alligator airboat excursion.

Eight technology leaders have sponsored the event and will be presenting throughout the weekend.

ASSA ABLOY – ASSA ABLOY provides a full range of doors, access control technologies, hardware components, sustainability solutions and aesthetic options for all end-user applications.  ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio™ Wireless locks and Sargent Locks, when integrated with Symmetry Access Control, deliver the right solution for a customer’s unique door or cabinet openings.

FST Biometrics – New to the SES is FST Biometrics. Using a unique fusion of biometric identification technologies, including facial, voice and body behavioral analytics, FST’s IMID Access software identifies users quickly and accurately, eliminating the need to slow down, swipe a card or present ID.  The IMID software integrates with Symmetry Access control to provide customers with a seamless biometric access experience.


HID’s Dean Forchas answers questions about HID’s security solutions at the 2015 SES.

HID Global – Long time partner, HID Global will be presenting on card security, hacking and what current technologies are doing to prevent cloning.  Plus, how RFID technology is spreading to mobile devices and beyond and how that will affect security in the future.

Hikvision – New to the SES, Hikvision designs, develops, and manufactures innovative standard and high-definition cameras, including a variety of Smart IP recorders and cameras with infrared, wide dynamic range, facial detection, object counting, and intrusion detection capabilities. Symmetry Access Control integrates with many Hikvision cameras, including the PTZ cameras, which incorporate proprietary image signal processing technology and use progressive scan sensors to deliver true color representation and clear images of fast-moving objects.

NECNEC is back again this year and will discuss its high availability solutions and how they help protect businesses large and small.  Their fault tolerant servers boast 99.999% uptime with fully redundant and hot swappable components, while their Express Cluster software delivers full software redundancy.

Salient Systems – We welcome back Salient Systems and their trusted CompleteView VMS, PowerProtect NVR and TouchView Mobile Apps to the SES.  Salient Systems offers the industry’s most straightforward, cost effective approach for migrating from analog to digital IP video technologies.  Its straightforward licensing structure, open architecture foundation, and integration with Symmetry Access Control provide a powerful security management for any size organization.


Zenitel’s Senior Vice President Global Strategic Alliances, Dan Rothrock discusses the benefits of audio in a security management system.

Zenitel / Vingtor Stentofon – This year we celebrate 15 SES sponsorships in row with Vingtor Stentofon!  Vingtor Stentofon’s robust Turbine series delivers unparalleled audio quality in a reliable, versatile and fearlessly impact resistant package.  Learn how audio can add that critical security component often lacking in security systems today.

Winsted – Another long time partner, we welcome Winsted, a worldwide leader in control room console solutions. They offer stock, customized and custom consoles suitable for any control room application. Whether building a state-of-the-art control room from the ground up, or simply upgrading your operations, Winsted can provide the ideal technical furniture solution.

For more information about AMAG’s Security Engineering Symposium, please contact Vice President of Strategic Accounts, Jody Ross at


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