Alcatraz AI

Johnson Controls Collaborates with Alcatraz AI for Intelligent Frictionless Access Control Solution

Johnson Controls announced a new offering in enterprise-grade frictionless access control with the integration of the Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management system with the Rock from Alcatraz AI, a powerful edge device leveraging 3D facial authentication technology to protect businesses, people and assets, prevent security breaches, and mitigate risk. The Rock / C•CURE 9000 solution harnesses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and analytics, using a face as the credential, for an easy to use, touchless and hygienic access control experience for building occupants.

Alcatraz AI Receives $25M Series A Funding to Accelerate International Growth

Alcatraz AI to create safe spaces, has raised a $25M Series A round. The round was led by Almaz Capital and included EBRD (The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development), Endeavor Catalyst, Silverline Capital, and Golden Seeds, along with participation from existing investors JCI Ventures (the corporate venture arm of Johnson Controls), Ray Stata and LDV Partners.

Alcatraz AI Names Tad Druart Vice President of Marketing to Accelerate Growth

Alcatraz AI announced that it has hired Tad Druart as Vice President of Marketing. In this role, Druart will oversee the company’s global marketing programs, including brand strategy, product marketing, and communications to accelerate growth. Druart brings more than two decades of marketing and leadership expertise and experience to Alcatraz AI. He has been successful in scaling fast growing start-up organizations in SaaS and physical security markets. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Global Marketing with Eagle Eye Networks building and scaling their worldwide marketing operations.

Alcatraz AI Presents Access Control Solutions for Touchless Identity and Tailgating Detection at ISC West 2022

Alcatraz AI announced they will be showcasing their state-of-the-art, autonomous access control system, the Rock, at ISC West 2022 (Booth 21124). Alcatraz AI provides organizations with autonomous access control through AI-powered facial authentication that works in real-time, making spaces safer. The security conference will be taking place at the Venetian Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 23-25, 2022. International Security Conference & Exposition –also known as ISC West– is the leading comprehensive & converged security trade event in the U.S. The company will be showcasing its cutting-edge access control solution, the Rock, that transforms the way you enter secured spaces using your face as your credential.

Alcatraz AI Announces Security Executive Marco Emrich Joins the Company as Head of International Sales

Alcatraz AI announced Marco Emrich is joining the company as Head of International Sales. Emrich brings his expansive experience to Alcatraz AI and will be key in scaling Alcatraz AI’s reach globally. This exciting new hire will further Alcatraz AI’s mission of bringing AI technology to every door for precise identity verification worldwide. Emrich will play a key role in driving accelerated growth and boosting sales in international markets, including securing strategic partner relationships.

Alcatraz AI Announces Updated Platform Technology: Alcatraz Platform V2

Alcatraz AI the release of their updated platform technology, Alcatraz Platform V2. The new update includes enabling 3rd Party Access Control System software integration, lowering minimum system requirements, and enhancing troubleshooting tools, which will bring a simplified, and advanced experience to Alcatraz AI customers. New, seamless additions to Alcatraz AI’s Platform will enable Alcatraz AI to continue its mission of bringing AI technology to every door for precise identity verification and bring the customers to the next level of security.

Alcatraz AI Announces Paul Fisher as Vice President of Sales

Alcatraz AI announced Paul Fisher is joining the company as Vice President of Sales. Fisher is bringing his expansive expertise to Alcatraz AI and will be key in growing the sales team and driving revenue. This exciting new leadership hire will further Alcatraz AI’s mission of bringing AI technology to every door for precise identity verification. In addition to driving growth, Fisher will play a key role in developing strategies to reach Alcatraz AI’s markets and building new and continuing relationships with partners.

Alcatraz AI Partners with BrainBox AI to offer the Alcatraz Rock Facial Authentication Solution to its Office

Alcatraz AI announced that they are bringing the Alcatraz AI Rock to BrainBox AI’s offices. BrainBox AI is at the forefront of building automation and a leader in the green building revolution. As BrainBox AI’s office recently re-opened with limited capacity, the company is taking proactive steps through Alcatraz AI’s robust identity and facemask verification to keep employees safe. One survey showed, two-thirds of employees have safety concerns regarding the return of onsite operations.

Alcatraz AI Launches Initiative to Promote Touchless Authentication

Alcatraz AI announced an initiative to promote touchless authentication while returning to the office. As companies decide how to safely return to work, Alcatraz AI is providing the opportunity to try its frictionless authentication solution, the Rock, which minimizes touchpoints and provides facemask verification to ensure COVID safety. Until October 31st, companies who sign up will get a 45 day free trial of the Rock.

Alcatraz AI Partners with Switched On Space to offer the Alcatraz Rock Autonomous Access Control Globally

Alcatraz AI has announced that they are partnering with Switched On Space, an information technology and services company, to bring autonomous access control to international markets. This new strategic partnership with Switched On Space will provide greater exposure and expand Alcatraz AI’s facial authentication solutions to create safe spaces in buildings to the growing UK and Europe markets.

Delivering Seamless Frictionless Access Control

Johnson Controls and Alcatraz AI have collaborated to provide a comprehensive suite of AI-powered security solutions and services to meet the growing need for frictionless entry and advanced building security. Leveraging its own data-powered access control technology combined with Alcatraz AI’s advanced facial authentication platform, the Alcatraz Rock, Johnson Controls offers comprehensive industry-leading solutions to protect occupants and assets from building intruders and enable healthier hands-free entry.

Alcatraz AI Names Security Industry Vet Josh Jackson as Regional Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

Alcatraz AI has named security industry veteran Josh Jackson as Regional Vice President, Strategic Partnerships. Based in Florida, Jackson will oversee sales, business development, customer service, marketing, and operations for Alcatraz AI. Josh comes to Alcatraz AI with a wealth of security industry experience. He most recently served as Regional Vice President of North America with RightCrowd Software.

Alcatraz AI to Unveil the Rock 3D Facial Authentication Platform That Provides Frictionless Access Control, Combats Tailgating at ISC West in Las Vegas

Alcatraz AI will unveil the new Alcatraz Rock 3D Facial Authentication Platform at ISC West. Developed by the same Apple engineers involved in the FaceID project, Alcatraz Rock brings secure facial authentication and AI to physical security with the intention to replace or augment access control badges in single-factor or dual-factor modes, in many cases eliminating the need for turnstiles and guards.

Mitch Fagundes has Joined Alcatraz AI as Vice President of Global Accounts

Alcatraz AI has named Mitch Fagundes Vice President of Global Accounts. Alcatraz AI is an innovative firm that’s improving access control by delivering secure, frictionless solutions that enhance flow, improve security, reduce overall cost, and work with any access control provider. Based in California, Fagundes will oversee business development and strategic growth for the Globe.