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The Hartford Police Department boosts safety using its Real-Time Crime and Data Intelligence Center. Watch a joint video case study published by Milestone, a BriefCam partner. BriefCam information starts at 4:10.
The city of Hartford, Conn., first began expanding and upgrading its surveillance capabilities in 2013 with a new Public Safety Complex and police headquarters. The city enlisted Vulcan Security Technologies to implement a new IP video system that could expand to include hundreds of cameras… Read the article
Boston, MA, September 25, 2017 -- BriefCam®, the industry’s leading provider of Video Synopsis® solutions for rapid video review and search, real-time alerting, and quantitative video insights, today announced that IndigoVision has incorporated BriefCam’s award-winning technology as part of its Control Center v15.0 security management solution. BriefCam’s Syndex® products enable organizations to review hours of video in minutes, rapidly pinpoint people and objects of interest, receive real-time notifications of critical events, and dynamically analyze key performance indicators. IndigoVision will resell BriefCam’s solution through its reseller network, and to its 15,000 customers, including law enforcement organizations, government agencies, F500 businesses, airports and casinos. “We are delighted to have entered into a partnership with BriefCam. The Artificial Intelligence that they bring to the IndigoVision solution is a great step forward in our security intelligence,” stated Marcus Kneen, IndigoVision's CEO. “Organizations are looking for innovative solutions that harness technology to improve their businesses, and BriefCam’s deep learning and synopsis technology will enable our customers to transform their video into actionable intelligence. BriefCam not only provides a great proactive safety and security solution, but also helps organizations improve their overall operations by unlocking a treasure trove of quantitative analytics buried within their video archives.” IndigoVision’s Control Center v15.0 security management solution includes a fully integrated user interface for managing video, access control and alarms. Easy to install and intuitive to operate, Control Center gives users vision, sound and oversight of all cameras, and puts everything in the users’ territory at their fingertips. “IndigoVision offers fantastic flexibility that ensures comprehensive protection against both physical and cyber threats,” said Trevor Matz, President and CEO of BriefCam. “We are thrilled to be a part of IndigoVision’s Control Center and to help their customers expand their safety net.” Recognized as the de facto standard for video analytics solutions by hundreds of prestigious customers worldwide, BriefCam offers transformational video analytics solutions that prevent and solve security challenges for Federal Government, Security, Law Enforcement, Safe/Smart Cities, and Transportation Agencies across the globe, while providing F500 Enterprises, Healthcare and Educational Institutions with advanced capabilities to address safety, security and operational efficiency objectives.
Boston, MA, September 19, 2017 -- BriefCam®, the industry’s leading provider of Video Synopsis® solutions for rapid video review and search, real-time alerting, and quantitative video insights, today announced that it’s a part of the newly launched NVIDIA Metropolis Software Partner Program. The program offers a curated list of applications that make it easy for systems integrators and hardware vendors to build new products. BriefCam is harnessing the power of GPUs to exponentially accelerate video processing and deliver breakthrough video analytics solutions powered by deep learning. NVIDIA offers advanced GPU technologies that enable rapid video rendering and optimized deep learning frameworks. BriefCam’s Syndex products help the world’s leading law enforcement, public safety, government and business organizations transform raw video into actionable security and business intelligence. It enables customers to review hours of video within minutes, rapidly pinpoint people and objects of interest, proactively receive real-time notifications of critical events, and dynamically analyze key performance indicators. Known for its innovative approach for addressing city-wide safety and security initiatives, the Hartford Police Department will be the first to benefit from the advancements provided by running BriefCam on NVIDIA GPUs. “Using BriefCam has been a game changer for our city. Just last week, BriefCam helped us catch a suspected child predator by enabling us to review two hours of surveillance videos in 13 seconds,” said Sergeant Johnmichael O’Hare, Hartford Police Department. “We are also effectively using BriefCam to create safer traffic patterns, identify drug hotspots and secure events. Adding support for NVIDIA GPUs will further facilitate the city’s safe environment, enhancing the quality of life for the residents of Hartford, and help spur economic growth.” "We’re excited to provide the industry with video analytics solutions that will perform faster, deliver better results and cost less,” said Tom Edlund, chief technology officer of BriefCam. “This collaboration will enable BriefCam to harness NVIDIA’s latest GPU technology to accelerate deep learning training and inferencing. As a result, we’ll be able to rapidly analyze more video and extract richer metadata to deliver the actionable insights demanded by our forensic, security and business customers globally.”
City police, scanning hours of video, found the evidence they needed within minutes: A clip of a van, weaving through traffic, that police suspected was being driven by a man who reportedly had exposed himself to a 10-year-old girl on Stonington Street Monday morning as she made her way to the school bus. Read the full article and watch the video Source: Using New Tech, Hartford Cops Quickly Apprehend Suspected Child Predator – Hartford Courant
Excerpt from Video Hartford Police said they were able to track Jalap-Yanes down and make his arrest thanks to a newer technology they are now utilizing in their department daily. The technology is a video surveillance viewing system called BriefCam which police said allows them to watch hours of footage in a matter of minutes. “So this has become a force multiplier for us, this strips away a lot of dead time in policing. I literally can watch days of video in less than hours even minutes sometimes seconds and capture what I’m looking for,” Sgt. Johnmichael O’Hare explained. Contact BriefCam to Learn More
Boston, MA, Sept. 6, 2017 -- BriefCam®, the industry's leading provider of Video Synopsis® solutions for rapid video review and search, real-time alerting, and quantitative video insights, today announced that it has signed a reseller agreement with Canon Marketing Japan (TYO: 8060). BriefCam's award-winning Syndex products are deployed in over 40 countries and utilized by the world's leading law enforcement, public safety, government, and business organizations to transform their raw video data into actionable intelligence. Canon Marketing Japan (MJ) is the exclusive sales and marketing arm of Canon Inc. in Japan. By adding BriefCam Syndex to its portfolio, Canon MJ can offer its customers a complete video surveillance solution comprising Network Cameras, Video Management and Recording (Milestone XProtect), and Video Content Analytics (BriefCam Syndex®). BriefCam Syndex® will provide Canon MJ customers with the ability to review hours of video within minutes, rapidly pinpoint people and objects of interest, proactively receive real-time notifications of critical events, and dynamically analyze key performance indicators. "We are excited to add BriefCam's Syndex products to our product portfolio," said Koichi Mikami, Vice President and Group Executive for NVS Management Headquarters for Canon Marketing Japan. "Everything from the quality of their patented Synopsis presentation layer to their advanced analytics and machine learning capabilities is cutting-edge. These unique capabilities enable us to offer our customers the best-of-breed video analytics solution, with comprehensive capabilities that range from countering security threats to increasing operational efficiencies." Organizations everywhere want solutions that proactively identify and alert users about potential security or safety threats, reduce the overall time spent reviewing video, and address the new "big data" opportunity that video provides. According to researchers at Markets and Markets, the video surveillance market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15.4% to reach a projected market size of $75.64 billion by 2022. This ubiquity of network cameras is driving the groundswell of demand for solutions that quickly and accurately analyze, classify, and quantify the content of video data. "We are delighted to add Canon MJ to our list of valued partners," said Trevor Matz, President and CEO of BriefCam. "We look forward to working with Canon MJ to unlock the value embedded in the petabytes of video recorded by their customers, and to provide breakthrough efficiency and effectiveness to security, operations, and management teams across Japan." Recognized as the de facto standard for video analytics solutions by hundreds of prestigious customers worldwide, BriefCam offers transformational video analytics solutions that prevent and solve security challenges for Federal Government, Security, Law Enforcement, Safe/Smart Cities, and Transportation Agencies across the globe, while providing F500 Enterprises, Healthcare and Educational Institutions with advanced capabilities to address safety, security and operational efficiency objectives.
Nowadays, there is a lot of hype around data and its utility for almost any industry – from security and law enforcement to business operations and retail. Having actionable video data helps streamline operations, recognize inefficient work flows and understand which behaviors and activities are most effective. Read Vice President, Americas, Amit Gavish's article on SourceSecurity.com to learn how video analytics are optimizing productivity for a wide range of industries