Mr. Johnny Ho, the Chairman of Chamber of Security Industry (CSI) and Mr. Carlos Dias, the President of the Safety and Security Association (APSEI), signed the Agreement on strengthen collaboration in Security Industry (Agreement) on behalf of the CSI and the APSEI at the opening of the Business Trade Mission in Portugal on May 30.
The Agreement confirms that APSEI will support the deployment of Security Cloud, a Location Based Tele-protection & Mobile Patrol Management System, developed by the Chamber of Security Industry (CSI) and funded by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), to the Portuguese security industry. The system, which leverages the latest technology to provide a more advanced security solution, will bring great opportunities for the Portuguese security industry. The two main functions of the Security Cloud System, namely Tele-protection and Supervisory Visit, combined with other functions such as staff management, patrol route management, incident reporting and electronic map tracking, will help improve the efficiency of the security industry, protect the safety of the personnel on duty and saving costs.
In Mr. Ho’s speech at the Agreement signing ceremony, he said that the signing of this Agreement heralded an important new page in the security and technological collaboration between Hong Kong and Portugal. He said, the collaboration will take forward the development of Hong Kong’s security technological innovation, bringing new opportunities for the security and property management sectors in the two areas. At the same time, the CSI and APSEI will serve as a significant bridge in the building of an international security and technological innovation hub in the Great Bay Area and the Europe. Mr. Ho encourage and welcome more top-notch security technology companies and talents to set up office in Hong Kong. The CSI will assist them to enter Hong Kong Science and Technology Park where there are many technology clusters from various industries.
At the ceremony, Mr. Ho also invited Mr. Carols Dias, the President of APSEI to attend the 3rd International Property Management and Procurement Expo in Hong Kong and will be one of the guest speakers on 1st September. He also invited the members of APSEI to join this Expo.
The collaboration between CSI and APSEI will help promoting technological innovation and development in security, and to bring more business opportunities to the industry in both areas. We look forward to having more fruitful achievements and progress in the exchange activities between the security industry in Portugal and Hong Kong.