View Systems Inc., a security and teledata solutions provider, announced today an initial order for 40 ViewScan units from Belcom, a company based in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Belcom, which conducts business in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia, is one of the fastest growing telecom, IT, and security services firms in the Middle East. It is also a dealer for and business partner of View Systems.

The company’s ViewScan product is fast becoming the choice screening system, both domestically and internationally. It’s a computer-based system that can scan up to 1200 people per hour. As a person passes through the portal, a photograph is taken and stored on the laptop computer that comes with the unit. “Threat” objects are visually located on the computer screen and an audible alert can easily be set to sound.

The company is currently procuring the parts necessary to build more than 100 units of ViewScan. The 40 units purchased under the Belcom contract are expected to ship by the end of the year. In commenting on the Belcom order, View Systems CEO Gunther Than stated, “Substantial orders from our international dealers are a testament to the reliability and value of the ViewScan product.”