IDIS was founded in 1997 by experts in computer science and artificial intelligence and is celebrating two decades of next-generation, game-changing innovation this year!

Over the past 20 years, IDIS has grown to be a global security company that designs, develops, and manufactures surveillance solutions for a wide range of commercial and public sector markets. As the largest video surveillance manufacturer in South Korea, with headquarters and manufacturing facilities just outside of Seoul, IDIS operates across 50 countries and 100+ strategic partners. IDIS is a world-leading total solution provider with more than two million recorders installed worldwide and over 16.5 million cameras utilizing IDIS technology.

Throughout 2017, we'll be celebrating our 20 years in the security industry across the globe at our regional offices, over social media, during major tradeshows and local events, and with our partners and customers.

The entire global IDIS team invites you to celebrate our 20th anniversary with us all year long. To learn more about the IDIS legacy and follow everything we're doing to celebrate our 20th anniversary, visit

IDIS Milestones

Company founded
Pioneering DVR innovation pushes IDIS to #1 in security DVR sales
Selected as one of the world's "200 Best Companies Under a Billion" by Forbes
Selected as one of the world's "200 Best Companies Under a Billion" by Forbes
Sales reach over $50 million
Selected as "Best Small-Medium Company to Work At" by Korea Labour Foundation
Selected as "World Class 300" by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy
Sales reach over $100 million
IDIS Europe headquarters established near London, England, U.K.
Sales reach over $150 million
IDIS launches its brand business and DirectIP at IFSEC exhibition
DirectIP named "Technology Innovation of the Year" at PSI Premier Awards
Named Top 10 in the world for video surveillance by a&s
IDIS Middle East / North Africa headquarters established in Dubai, U.A.E.
IDIS America headquarters established near Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
Security Sales & Integration Security Solutions Award Official Runner-up
Security Products New Product of the Year Award for "Convergence & Integrated Software Solutions"
Awarded top honors for "Product and Technology" by the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
Named Top 10 global manufacturer for surveillance recorders by IHS
Awarded honors for "World Class Product of Korea" by the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
IDIS celebrates its 20th anniversary

To see our full list of milestones and company history, click here.

Anniversary Events


January 22-24, 2017
Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre
Hall S1, Stand F26

ISC West

April 5-7, 2017
Sands Expo Center
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
Booth 18059


June 20-22 , 2017
Excel London
London, England, U.K.
Stand G700


September 26-28, 2017
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center
Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
Booth 3846

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