Saudi technology powerhouse to collaborate with U.S.-based intelligent video pioneer

Intelligent Security Systems (ISS), a global pioneer in video management and analytics solutions, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Saudi Technology and Security Comprehensive Control Company (TAHAKOM), a leading company in the fields of safety, security, and technology.

The MoU covers a set of joint initiatives to offer comprehensive solutions for smart cities and public safety in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Representing both parties for the signature ceremony, which took place on the floor of the GITEX Show at the Dubai World Trade Center, were Dr. Ahmed Mohammad Alsolaim, VP Department of Business Development and Partnerships of TAHAKOM; and Richard Burns, Chairman of ISS.

“ISS is proud to be exploring cutting-edge solutions with one of the Kingdom’s most respected technology and security firms. Our goal is to be a resource to TAHAKOM in the context of the Saudi VISION 2030 Plan and to explore how to export best of breed technologies across the Middle East region.”
Richard Burns, ISS Chairman

About ISS – Intelligent Security Systems

ISS is a pioneer and leader in the field of intelligent video solutions – developing and implementing algorithmic software that drives data-driven, actionable results. Headquartered in the United States of America, the firm has 19 offices worldwide. The ISS SecurOS™ platform is renowned for its inter-operability and ease of integration. Increasingly, ISS software is melded with ISS’s own hardware for unique solutions in the security, transportation and commercial markets – recent innovations include the ISS-UVSS (Under-Vehicle Security Solution) and the SecurOS™ SOFFIT (a revolutionary pedestrian safety solution at crosswalks). ISS is one of the fastest growing companies in its field and was recently award the U.S. Commerce Department’s “E-Award” for contributions to American exports.


The Saudi Technology and Security Comprehensive Control Company (TAHAKOM) is a safety, security and technology firm based in Riyadh and operating in all regions of the Kingdom. The company is engaged in delivering solutions and building end-to-end ecosystems in areas such as smart transportation solutions, information solutions, and security services. TAHAKOM’s vision is to be a leader in leveraging innovative technologies to safeguard and enrich people’s journeys and enhance public safety. It is a portfolio company of the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF).