VIEW SYSTEMS, INC.

VIEW SYSTEMS, INC.

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Company Overview
View Systems, Inc. is an American-based publicly quoted company engaged in the provision of prepackaged software. The company was incorporated in January of 1989 and has its registered office address in Baltimore, Maryland.
View Systems develops, produces and markets computer software and hardware systems for security and surveillance applications principally in the United States. The company offers products relating to visual surveillance, intrusion detection, and physical security. Its principal products include SecureScan Concealed Weapons Detection System, a walk-through concealed weapons detector that uses passive magnetic sensing technology and location algorithms to locate threat objects or other undesirable objects, such as cell phones or digital cameras; and Visual First Responder, a wireless camera system that sends real-time images back to a computer or video monitor at a command post located outside the exclusion zone or containment area.
The company provides security and surveillance products to law enforcement facilities such as correctional institutions as well as to government agencies, schools, courthouses, event and sports venues, the military, and commercial businesses. View Systems’ products are also used by commercial businesses and residential consumers wishing to monitor their assets and limit their liability.
Business Summary
View Systems, Inc. (View Systems) develops, produces and markets computer software and hardware systems for security and surveillance applications. The Company has penetrated four market segments for its ViewScan product: correctional facilities, courts, probation offices and federal facilities in the Mid-Atlantic States, the West Coast and the South. The Company’s products and services include viewscan concealed weapons detection system, visual first responder and multi-mission mobil video, viewmaxx digital video system, additional applications and integration of viewscan and viewmaxx, the mobile intelligent network informer (MINI), network services, Fiberxpress, Inc., Visisys Ltd. and training and service programs. In September 2009, the Company acquired Fiberxpress, Inc.
Description and history
View Systems, Inc. (View Systems), incorporated on January 25, 1989, develops, produces and markets computer software and hardware systems for security and surveillance applications. The Company has penetrated four market segments for its ViewScan product: correctional facilities, courts, probation offices and federal facilities in the Mid-Atlantic States, the West Coast and the South. The Company’s products and services include viewscan concealed weapons detection system, visual first responder and multi-mission mobil video, viewmaxx digital video system, additional applications and integration of viewscan and viewmaxx, the mobile intelligent network informer (MINI), network services, Fiberxpress, Inc., Visisys Ltd. and training and service programs. In September 2009, the Company acquired Fiberxpress, Inc.

ViewScan Concealed Weapons Detection System

ViewScan, which is also sold under the name Secure Scan, is a walk-through concealed weapons detector, which uses data sensing technology to accurately pinpoint the location, size and number of concealed weapons. This walk-through portal is controlled by a master processing board and a personal computer based unit, which receives magnetic and video information and combines it in a manner that allows the suspected location of the weapon to be stored electronically and referenced. ViewScan products are distributed in three configurations: stand-alone units, portable units and integrated door systems.

Visual First Responder and Multi-Mission Mobil Video

View Systems has license and market rights for the HAZMAT CAM technology. The Company marketed the HAZMAT CAM under the name Visual First Responder. Visual First Responder was a lightweight, wireless camera system housed in a tough, waterproof flashlight body. The camera system was designed to transmit real-time images to a computer or video monitor at a location outside the exclusion zone or containment area. The Company licenses the manufacture of its unit, the Multi-Mission Mobil Video (MMV). The MMV is a lightweight, wireless camera system housed in a tough, waterproof body. The MMV also uses an Extension Link, which is a separate transmitter and receiving system that improves the operating range of the MMV.

ViewMaxx Digital Video System

ViewMaxx is a high-resolution, digital video recording and real-time monitoring system. This system can be scaled to meet a specific customer’s needs by using anywhere from one camera up to 32 surveillance cameras per each ViewMaxx unit. The system uses a video capture card recording, which translates closed-circuit television analog video data (a format normally used by broadcasters for national television programs) to a computer readable digital format to be stored on direct access digital disk devices rather than the conventional television format of video tape. ViewMaxx offers programmable recording features that can eliminate the unnecessary storage of non-critical image data.

Additional Applications and Integration of ViewScan and ViewMaxx

View Systems offers integration of other products with ViewScan or ViewMaxx. Biometric verification is a system for recognizing faces and comparing them to known individuals, such as employees or individuals wanted by law enforcement agencies. This product can be interfaced with ViewScan and/or ViewMaxx to limit individual access to an area. ViewScan and/or ViewMaxx can be coupled with magnetic door locks to restrict access to a particular area. It also offers a central monitoring or video command center for ViewScan or ViewMaxx products.

The MINI

The MINI is a portable, wireless watchdog communication device that checks for intrusion into uninhabited areas, such as foreclosed houses, storage spaces and vacation homes. The MINI senses motion and sends text messages to a user’s cell phone. The MINI runs on batteries and one configuration of the system can even send a photo of the intruder to the user’s cell phone. View Systems license the MINI from its manufacturer and act as a distributor.

Network Services

View Systems Inc. Network Services group supplies integrated electronic security and control systems for commercial and industrial applications throughout the Mid Atlantic area. The Network Services group specializes in the installation of electronic control systems, which includes access control, parking and vehicular control, closed circuit television surveillance, audio intercommunication and alarm monitoring systems in commercial and multi-tenant residential applications.

FiberXpress, Inc. and Visisys Ltd.

FiberXpress, Inc. sells specialist data network related products through its Internet Website. Visisys Ltd. and its subsidiaries develops and markets intelligent video, monitoring and sensory systems. Visisys Ltd. focuses on the integration of and/or estimable devices with design and applied science to provide customized applications in a number of diverse fields, such as security, medical, retail, hospitality and financial/clerical management.

Training and Service Programs

The Company offers support services for its products, which include onsite consulting/planning with customer architect and engineers, and installation and technical support. It also offers training and train the trainer programs, and extended service agreements.

The Company competes with Ranger Security Scanners, Inc., Garrett Electronics, Inc., CEIA SpA, Sensormatic Corporation , NICE Systems, Ltd. and Integral Systems.

Business Line
Develops, produces and markets computer software and hardware systems for security and surveillance applications principally in the United States
Subsidiary
FIBERXPRESS, INC.
Advisor
LARRY O’ DONNELL CPA, P.C.
IPO date
10/1/1998
US SIC Code
7372
Company Address
Suite E
1550, Caton Center Drive
City province or state postal code
21227, BALTIMORE, MD
Phone: +1 410 242 8439
Fax: +1 410 242 0765
Country address: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Website url: www.viewsystems.com