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EtherSec Industries Ltd. is a UK based, privately owned technology company specialising in high performance, cloud enabled, state-of-the-art video analytics solutions with a wide range of applications in the commercial and private sector.

Founded in 2002, EtherSec is a global leader in real-time video analytics for human intrusion detection in the security and safety industry. Our unique hardware and software approach allows us to develop a real-time video analytics system which detects humans and only humans in dynamic and challenging surroundings with a high degree of accuracy and the lowest false alarm rate.


Norman Hay

Chief Executive Officer

Norman brings more than 38 years of global experience to EtherSec as Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Mr. Hay overseas all the functional areas of the company including operations, marketing and business strategy. Prior to joining Ethersec in 2014, Mr. Hay was the President of Cargill International S.A, the largest privately held corporation in the United States. During his tenure at Cargill, Mr. Hay held several senior leadership roles such as the Head of Technology committee and CEO of Renessen, a multi-million dollar bio-tech seed venture between Cargill and Monsanto Co.

Adam Wacey

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Adam Wacey has more than 15 years of experience in the image processing and  video analytics field. Dr. Wacey founded Ethersec in 2002 and since then, the company has become a technology leader in intelligent video analytics and surveillance. As Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Wacey is responsible for driving innovation in Ethersec’s product and intellectual property portfolios. Before founding Ethersec, Dr. Wacey was a pioneer in the field of Computational Biology, received his Doctorate from Imperial College London and established Europe’s first Computational Biology Lab.  He is the author of over 20 peer-reviewed scientific publications.



The Imagery Library for Intelligent Detection Systems (i-LIDS) is a worldwide recognised benchmark of the UK government for video analytics systems. EtherSec’s technology gained highest possible certification of “Primary Detector” in 2010/11 for sterile zone monitoring applications. EtherSec’s system demonstrated the ability to correctly detect people with a very low false alarm rate.


We also partner with ClearView Communications, a CCTV facial recognition and video analytics specialist.

CPNI is a UK Government agency which provides advice on physical security, personnel security and cyber security/information assurance and sets standards for protecting those facilities, systems, sites and networks necessary for the functioning of the country. These site services are essential for the daily life in the UK and include:

  • Communications
  • Emergency services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food
  • Government
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Water

CPNI uses a criticality scale to categorise the infrastructure in terms of its value and the impact of its loss. EtherSec’s A-Eye received the highest possible rating by the UK government’s Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure and is suitable for use for critical infrastructure.

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