UK company wins first prize in US awards

Posted On 09 May 2019
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Ocucon Co-Founder Gary Trotter (L) and Chief Technical Officer Stephen Purvis (R)

UK-based surveillance technology company Ocucon has been named the most innovative global asset protection company by US retail chiefs as it scooped first prize in the (R)Tech Asset Protection (AP) Innovation Awards.

Ocucon was the only UK company to be shortlisted in the awards organised by The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA). Ocucon Chief Technology Officer, Stephen Purvis competed alongside other award finalists from around the world to pitch the technology to judges and attendees at this year’s RILA Retail Asset Protection Conference.

Ocucon Chief Technology Officer, Stephen Purvis commented after the ceremony: “We’re honoured to have been awarded first place. It’s a tremendous accolade and one that is testament to the work of our highly-talented team and industry partners. We are so grateful to all of the retail leaders who over the last 18 months have given their time to help us shape the product, encourage us and share their vision of the future of tech in retail.”