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.
Calipsa announced the promotion of a regional sales director and the appointment of two business development managers as the company continues its expansion in the Americas. Tara Biglari was promoted to regional sales director, Americas. She joined Calipsa in 2017 as a sales associate in the United Kingdom. Since 2020, she has focused solely on business development in the Americas, forming relationships with leading Latin American industry representative companies.
Calipsa announced the compatibility of its false alarm reduction platform with Milestone Systems’ XProtect Corporate VMS designed for use by organizations such as airports and train terminals. XProtect Corporate’s enterprise users deploy large numbers of cameras and will benefit from Calipsa’s 90 percent false alarm reduction rate. When XProtect Corporate receives an alarm from a connected camera, it sends video to a Calipsa cloud-based server where algorithms screen for human or vehicle movement.
Calipsa has promoted Brian Baker to the newly created role of chief revenue officer for global business development. He was previously Calipsa’s vice president of the Americas, with similar duties for the North American continent. Baker will immediately focus on business development in the U.K., France, Spain and the Americas while identifying other potential global regions for growth. Baker said he is excited about the opportunity to continue growing current markets.
Calipsa and Digital Watchdog have integrated Calipsa’s false alarm filtering analytics with DW’s Spectrum IPVMS video management platform. Calipsa’s false alarm reduction software is compatible with all Spectrum cameras and is quick and easy to deploy with no hardware required. Once an alarm is triggered on a connected camera, Spectrum servers send video to a Calipsa cloud-based server where algorithms look for human and vehicle movement before returning genuine alarms and filtering out those that are false.
Owners and managers of video monitoring centers have generally fared well during the COVID-19 pandemic, with nearly half increasing business according to a recent international survey conducted by Calipsa. The Calipsa Video Monitoring Report 2020 found 47% of respondents said the pandemic had stimulated business growth, providing an average 33% increase in clients and a 30% boost in revenue. More than a third (37%) of businesses reported no change in performance.
Calipsa announced that its false alarm filtering platform is being used by Richmond, British Columbia-based Radius Security. Radius Security is the security systems and monitoring branch of Vancouver Fire and Security and the first Canadian monitoring center to adopt the cloud-based Calipsa technology. Calipsa’s false alarm reduction technology uses artificial intelligence with deep learning technology to filter out false alarms with a 99.5% accuracy rate.
Calipsa and Immix are bringing their proven AI Video Alarm Verification solution to central alarm monitoring stations in the Americas. The news follows the successful launch of the solution, known as AI Link, in Europe, Middle East and Africa and the Asia Paific region (APAC) in May this year. The integration, which will be available starting Sept. 1, will allow Immix customers to add Calipsa’s False Alarm Filtering technology to their cameras directly via the AI Link feature in Immix Central Station and Guard Force.