Free2Move, a mobility app for car-sharing providers including Car2Go, Flinkster, Multicity, Zipcar, and DriveNow, has selected the Jumio Netverify Trusted Identity as a Service to verify customer driver’s licences quickly and easily. Free2Move aggregates local available car share options on a mobile app, providing registered Free2Move users access to local car share providers. Customers register by scanning their photo ID using the camera of their PC or mobile device, and Netverify’s computer vision technology then extracts customer data from the ID.
Avigilon Corporation (TSX: AVO), provider of trusted security solutions, announced that it will preview the new Avigilon Face and Vehicle Appearance Search video analytics technologies at ISC West 2017, Sands Expo and Convention Center booth 22043, in Las Vegas, USA, from April 5 to 7, 2017. Avigilon is expanding its deep learning artificial intelligence (AI) search engine, Avigilon Appearance Search technology, with two powerful new features that help users save time and effort during critical investigations.
Alarm.com (Nasdaq: ALRM), the leading platform for the connected home and business, today announced the acquisition of substantially all of ObjectVideo, Inc’s. business, including the company’s products, technology portfolio and personnel. ObjectVideo is a pioneer in the fields of video analytics and computer vision, with technology that extracts meaning and intelligence from video streams in real-time to enable object tracking, pattern recognition and activity identification. The business, now called ObjectVideo Labs, will accelerate Alarm.com’s research and development of video services and video analytics applications, and will continue to provide advanced research and engineering services for federal government customers.
NVIDIA unveiled the NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX2, a credit card-sized platform that delivers artificial intelligence computing at the edge – opening the door to powerfully intelligent factory robots, commercial drones, and smart cameras for artificial intelligence (AI) cities. Jetson TX2 offers twice the performance of its predecessor —as in it can run at more than twice the power efficiency— while drawing less than 7.5-watts of power. This allows Jetson TX2 to run larger, deeper neural networks on edge devices. The result means smarter devices with higher accuracy and faster response times for tasks like image classification, navigation, and speech recognition.
Since 2007, the video management software (VMS) NETAVIS Observer included object based video analytics algorithms while other VMS vendors are still relying on pixel change for motion detection. What has been a part of NETAVIS Observer for a decade is now included at no extra charge. In a time limited initiative, NETAVIS includes iCAT Video Analytics licenses with Observer camera licenses to underline the technological advance of its solution and to Jump Start the broad usage of the new product, sMart Data Warehouse.
Hitachi Video Analytics (HVA) from Hitachi Insight Group is video analytics software. It combines computer vision and advanced analytics to extract rich insights and generate real-time alerts that can provide cities, airports, campuses, transportation agencies, and businesses with operational business intelligence; smarter transportation, traffic, and parking management; and more effective public safety and security. HVA’s people counting, queue detection, activity analysis, directional counting, and image enhancement deliver insights that help cities, businesses, and other organizations improve operations and customer experiences. It also helps to protect individual privacy, which can help to reduce their risk and liability.
Avigilon Corporation (TSX: AVO), provider of trusted security solutions, announced that it has further enhanced its self-learning video analytics capabilities by introducing Avigilon Appearance Search technology immediately available with Avigilon Control Center (ACC) 6.0 video management software. Avigilon Appearance Search, Avigilon’s newest and most advanced video analytics technology, is a sophisticated deep learning artificial intelligence (AI) search engine that sorts through hours of footage with ease, allowing users to quickly locate a specific person of interest across all cameras on an entire site.
Dahua Technology USA, a high-value, total security solutions provider, announces a free intelligent video system analytics (IVS) upgrade for all its Pro, Super, and Ultra Series network fixed cameras and all NVRs and HCVRs for improved security operations. The free firmware upgrade is available on the Dahua Wiki for customers who possess models without IVS features.
Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi™), the leading global provider of open architecture video analytics solutions, announced the launch of innoVi Edge™ – a compact appliance which enables any IP surveillance camera to connect to Agent Vi’s cloud-based video analytics service, innoVi. Leveraging state of the art machine learning technology, innoVi performs real-time detections of security and safety events without the need for calibration, tweaking, or setup typically required by traditional analytics solutions.
OpenALPR, a leading provider of automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) technology, complements its Cloud Stream service by introducing the OpenALPR Agent for Axis cameras which enables a first for the surveillance industry ALPR-as-a-Service. OpenALPR teamed up with Axis Communications, the market leader in network video on this collaboration by utilizing Axis’ Axis Camera Application Platform (ACAP).