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Atos Integrates viisights Software into Atos Computer Vision Platform to Enable 24/24 7/7 Safety in Cities.

Atos announces its new partnership to integrate viisights software into its Atos Computer Vision Platform. Atos is a leader in global Edge AI. This collaboration will allow viisights’ powerful behavioral video analytics to run on Atos Computer Vision Platform, providing users with unique insight and therefore to immediately detect and predict violent activity, suspicious activity, crowd behavior, traffic monitoring, and much more to help authorities prevent harmful activities from escalating. viisights is the leading developer of advanced AI-powered behavioral video analytics software.

Milestone and BriefCam Bring Premium Forensic Analytics to Xprotect Customers

With the introduction of XProtect Rapid REVIEW, Milestone’s customers will be able to accelerate investigations and find what they are looking for with speed and accuracy. Powered by BriefCam’s video analytics technology, hours of video recordings can now be reviewed in minutes, bringing enhanced decision-making and momentum to any investigation. Milestone’s XProtect Rapid REVIEW is an intelligent video analytics solution for security operators.

Calipsa Adds Advanced Real-Time and Forensic Analytic Capabilities to Its False Alarm Reduction Software

Calipsa has further unleashed the power of event-driven video surveillance software to create actionable intelligence for security operations. The new Calipsa Pro Analytics software suite adds four tiers of advanced analytics, incorporating customizable real-time alerts, camera health checks, object tracking and forensic video analysis. Calipsa’s flagship false alarm filtering technology detects the presence of human and vehicular activity in video alarms.

The Big 3 Suppliers of Video Surveillance Software

Genetec, Milestone Systems and Motorola Solutions have grown to become the “big 3” suppliers of video surveillance software, video analytics and managed services. According to a new report from Novaira Insights, the global market for video surveillance software and managed services was worth $2.2 billion in 2020 with around 69% of this outside China. However, the supply base outside China is very different to that of the Chinese domestic market.

Brivo Launches Brivo Snapshot to Provide Facial Detection

Brivo launched Brivo Snapshot—a high-accuracy video analytics and forensic tool that uses machine learning to deliver advanced facial and person detection using a fusion of access control and video data streams. Brivo Snapshot speeds up the process of finding relevant images around access events by as much as 20X over conventional search technology in stand-alone video management systems. Customers no longer have to view entire video clips to research an event.

Smart Cameras Optimize Building Usage For Dynamic Workplace

As vaccination rates for COVID-19 continue to rise, the global business community is advancing the conversation about returning to work. Employees that were housed in large private and multi-tenant office spaces in major urban and suburban centers are being presented an array of options, many of which include a part-time return to an office environment that prioritizes spaces for collaboration over desks at which individual employees sit and work.

viisights and ReddWare Offer Preconfigured Video Analytics

iisights and ReddWare Inc., announce their new partnership. The partnership seamlessly integrates viisights’ unique behavioral analytics and ReddWare’s specialized video servers for a wide range of professional security applications and deployments around the world. Built and tested in-house, ReddWare video servers are designed by a team of highly experienced engineers who specialize in physical security integration, ensuring that their customized servers meet each user’s specific system requirements and application needs.

FLIR Launches A500f/A700f for Monitoring and Fire Detection

The FLIR A500f and A700f Advanced Smart Sensor ruggedized thermal cameras feature high-temperature detection for extreme environments paired with on-camera analytics and alarm capabilities – ideal for industrial early fire detection or outdoor condition monitoring applications. Along with enhanced spot, area, line, polygon, and polyline analytic functions that improve the definition of areas of interest and object curvatures, the A500f/A700f can help commercial and industrial organizations protect assets.

Calipsa’s Video False Alarm Reduction Platform Selected By Sirix

Calipsa announced Sirix is using its False Alarm Filtering platform. Calipsa’s artificial intelligence-based analytics reduce false alarms by more than 90%. Quebec-based Sirix offers public and private organizations solutions for remote video monitoring, cloud-hosted access control, remote intercom response, alarm video verification and infrastructure uptime monitoring. Calipsa’s video analytics software is deployed in the Sirix operations center, providing an added layer of intelligence to protect its customer’s sites.

3 Roles Security Plays in Manufacturing Distribution

The pressures of the global pandemic forced remarkable evolutions in the way we do business as well as the tools with which we perform our tasks. Upon inspection, manufacturing and distribution in particular were presented with significant challenges of productivity, supply chain continuity, employee safety as well as the increased requirements around workplace safety. With these factors in play, leaders in this space were able to deftly respond to the initial COVID-19 workplace requirements via OSHA & CDS.

University of Arizona Speeds COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-out with Genetec AutoVu ALPR and Traffic Sense

When the University of Arizona was chosen as a COVID-19 vaccine POD, they wanted to put in place a distribution process to get the vaccines out to as many people as possible as quickly and efficiently as possible. To do this, they turned to Genetec Inc. and Route1 Inc. to build a solution that would not only offer valuable insights about their POD operations but would also be affordable and easy to set up, UA chose to implement the Genetec AutoVu Managed Services (AMS) solution with four ALPR cameras installed throughout the POD.

Pivot3 Announces Surveillance Series

Pivot3 announced the Pivot3 Surveillance Series Edge, an optimized product offering for edge and distributed physical security environments. Surveillance Series Edge incorporates the same Acuity software-based intelligence and automation used by all Pivot3 Surveillance Series solutions to deliver higher levels of resilience, management simplicity and efficiencies than infrastructure based on basic video recording servers or separate servers and storage systems.

Zyter Introduces Smart Factories IoT Solution

Zyter announced the launch of Zyter Smart Factories, an end-to-end intelligent solution that connects factory floor machinery, workers, and building systems using the latest IoT technology devices on Zyter’s digital transformation platform. Zyter Smart Factories is a component of the Zyter SmartSpaces IoT platform. Trusted by Qualcomm to be the foundation of its Smart Cities Accelerator Program, the Zyter SmartSpaces Platform breaks down silos of information by integrating and consolidating data from IoT devices.

ISS Answers the Challenge of Rising Pedestrian Accidents with its Unique SecurOS Soffit Solution

ISS has released its unique SecurOS Soffit Intelligent system that escorts pedestrians using dynamic illumination to prevent accidents at crosswalks. A recent survey, conducted by the Governors Highway Safety Association, points out that most pedestrian fatalities occur on local roads, at night and away from intersections. This fact suggests the need for safer road crossings and increased efforts to make pedestrians and vehicles more visible.

Iceland’s Financial Services Backbone Relies On Genetec To Safeguard Its Data Centre

Genetec announced that Reiknistofa Bankanna, an IT service provider for Icelandic financial institutions, has recently overhauled its security infrastructure with Genetec Security Center. With the help of its system integrator Hafnes Ehf, RB is now using Genetec to manage its cameras, access control, and video analytics through one unified interface. RB is a provider of mission-critical IT systems for Icelandic financial institution.

SAFR from RealNetworks Awarded its Third SBIR Contract from USAF

SAFR announced it was awarded its third Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract. This contract enables SAFR to advance its computer vision platform to support perimeter protection and domestic search and rescue missions. The SBIR contract allows SAFR to enhance its platform to run on an NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier™ based UGV system. The addition of SAFR’s AI-powered analytics on autonomous and semi-autonomous robotic devices provides a force multiplier and a layer of safety for defense and civilian security.

mCloud Partners to Offer Connected Building Solutions

mCloud Technologies announced it is offering its AssetCare™️ solutions for HVAC and indoor air quality to small business customers of three major North American energy utility providers, two in the continental United States and one in Canada. mCloud will bring its full suite of IoT- and AI-powered capabilities to drive meaningful energy savings and help businesses ensure their buildings are compliant with government-mandated health and safety regulations in three of the largest and policy-forward parts of the US and Canada.

The City of Eilat Drives Israel’s Smart City Initiative with the Deployment of Advanced Behavioral Analytics

viisights has recently deployed a new installation in the city of Eilat, Israel to detect, predict and analyze events of interests in real-time and alert authorities of crowding, violent/suspicious activity, traffic or crowd congestion, and more. Deployment of the unique behavioral analytics solution was fast-tracked in preparation for the large number of tourists who typically flood the city during the Passover and upcoming holiday season.

Deloitte, Google Cloud Chronicle Team Up on Security Analytics

As more organizations embrace hybrid, multi-cloud environments and a work-from-anywhere model, security teams are realizing they operate in the “age of expansion.” More technology and data assets to secure, more telemetry data to analyze, more security tools to manage, more alerts to sort, and —in turn— more threats to defend against. This compounding threat environment has security teams asking, how do we focus on the threats that matter the most?

New PureTech Patent Affords More Accurate and Timely Man Overboard Detections

PureTech Systems announced the issuance of a patent by the United States Patent Office – “US Patent 10,922,552, System and Method for Man Overboard Incident Detection”.
Detecting man overboard events is a common problem for naval ships, cruise ships, and other large vessels. The newly awarded patent for PureTech Systems addresses some of these issues. The timely detection of man overboard events in the cruise industry and other related markets is difficult.