Axis Communications, the inventor of the IP camera and provider of network video, has announced the return of its flagship initiative to drive innovation through partnership – the Axis Partner Showcase event.

The company says an open day, to be held on 11 October 2017 in Manchester UK, will showcase industry leading security systems from 35 vendors that complement Axis’ intelligent security solutions that enable a smarter, safer world.

The solutions to be showcased at the event will go beyond security – ranging from the latest updates in retail analytics, behavioural analysis, and sustainability, to trends such as hosted services and cybersecurity.

Organisations with expertise in areas such as access control and video management systems, including Morphean, Milestone Systems, Genetec, Assa Abloy and others will be attending, says Axis.

Speaking at a Retail Risk conference in Dublin last month, Axis Business Development Manager Andy Martin urged users of the firm’s technology to “bleed us dry” with questions. The Manchester event will be opportunity to grill Axis and its partners, and to see the systems in action.

Knowedge of how to best assess the potential of cutting-edge security technology is often lost in the noise, says Axis, which is why its first showcase event in 2015 is about to be repeated.

Daren Lang, Regional Manager, Business Development, Northern Europe at Axis Communications, said, “This event is designed to demonstrate how our partners, in conjunction with Axis, can deliver solutions that stand the test of time – whether looking at the shift from forensic to real time analysis, how to deal with issues around cybersecurity, or keeping pace with new regulations such as GDPR. “

Atul Rajput, Regional Director, Northern Europe at Axis Communications, added, “The pace of innovation is core to Axis’ philosophy and is of critical importance to keep each of our customers and partners up-to-date with the technology available today as well as its potential for tomorrow. Our showcase event brings this under one roof, providing the best forum available to experience these innovations in person.”