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Arecont Vision® Adds BriefCam® to the Technology Partner Program

Arecont Vision add video analytics vendor Briefcam to AV Technology Partner Program and the MegaLab

LOS ANGELES, June 5, 2017 -- Arecont Vision®, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, has announced an expansion of the Technology Partner Program by adding BriefCam, the Video Synopsis® Company. BriefCam’s video analytics offering is available in the Arecont Vision MegaLab™ as part of the partnership in support of mutual customers. “A reliable end-to-end video analytics solution has become a must for any player in the security industry today,” said Amit Gavish, BriefCam’s General Manager of Americas. “Arecont Vision’s megapixel cameras, coupled with BriefCam Syndex Pro, enables organizations to analyze huge amounts of video data effectively, achieving safe environments and facilitating proactive management of events.” BriefCam Syndex Pro helps organizations improve security and operations by turning video data into useful information. Based on BriefCam’s Video Synopsis technology, Syndex Pro allows users to review hours of video in minutes, while applying search filters for achieving accurate results and faster time-to-target. “The innovation that BriefCam has put into their products allows for customers to take advantage of the latest and greatest, best-of-breed video technology available in the security market," said Jason Schimpf, Director Marketing Programs, Arecont Vision. “I am very excited to have a company like BriefCam in the Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program as they provide valuable and reliable video analytics to the benefit of our customers.” Arecont Vision megapixel cameras increase situational awareness, reduce both surveillance project costs and installation time, and offer unique protection against cyberattacks unmatched by other vendors. Arecont Vision products are the leading single- and multi-sensor megapixel cameras in the industry today, having contributed more innovative designs and technology than any other company. Arecont Vision designs and builds our cameras in America (Buy American Act 41 U.S.C. §§ 8301-305 and FTC Made in USA compliant), and provides award-winning customer support worldwide. Partnering through the Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program with leading video analytics companies such as Briefcam offers more choices to customers for complete solutions. As part of the program, sales, development, and support contacts are established between the two companies to better engage with end users and their systems integrators, test new features and technology, and quickly resolve any support issues. ABOUT ARECONT VISION Arecont Vision is the leading manufacturer of high-performance megapixel IP cameras. Arecont Vision products are made in the USA. MegaVideo® and SurroundVideo® massively parallel image processing architectures are now in their 5th generation and represent a drastic departure from traditional analog and network camera designs. ABOUT BRIEFCAM BriefCam® develops and delivers Video Synopsis® solutions, empowering organizations to validate their investment in video by gaining value from video-data across all levels of organizations, maximizing security, operations and business insights.  

BriefCam Showcasing New Achievements in Video Synopsis® and Analytics at ISC West 2017

Visitors will experience first-hand how to turn video data into meaningful information for improving security and operations management

LAS VEGAS, ISC West, April 5, 2017 -- BriefCam®, the Video Synopsis® company, today announced that it is showcasing its latest achievements in Video Synopsis and advanced analytics at ISC West, Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, NV, Booth #34093, April 5-7, 2017. Amit Gavish, BriefCam’s General Manager of Americas, said, “we’re excited to share the latest developments with our current customers, alongside newcomers. We will be performing live demos of BriefCam Syndex Pro, based on Video Synopsis, as well as demonstrating how organizations can leverage our GPU-based solution to process more video in less time, while extracting more metadata for enhanced object classifications.” In addition to its booth, BriefCam is being presented by various partners. Two main live demonstrations will take place at: Genetec, Booth #28055, exhibiting Syndex Pro integrated into Security Center (see Partner Technical Notes). NVIDIA, Booth #20075, demonstrating Syndex Pro running on NVIDIA’s GPUs (read PR for further details). Salient, Booth #26041, showing Syndex Pro integrated into CompleteView (read PR for full story). BriefCam is sharing expertise and insights at the following speaking sessions, and all attendees are welcomed to join: Thursday, April 6, 8:45am, session at Sands 201 Level 1: Amit Gavish, speaking on how to gain value from video across verticals and use cases, from law enforcement and security to safe cities and retail. Thursday, April 6, 2:00pm – Tom Edlund, BriefCam’s CTO speaking at NVIDIA’s Theatre Talks (Booth #20075) about how to leverage deep learning and GPUs to accelerate surveillance video to insights. Click here to schedule a meeting with BriefCam at the event.   About BriefCam BriefCam develops and delivers Video Synopsis® solutions, empowering organizations to validate their investment in video by extracting value from video-data across all levels of organizations, maximizing security, operations and business efforts. For more information: www.briefcam.com. For updates: www.twitter.com/briefcamvs.

BriefCam Delivers NVIDIA GPU-powered Intelligent Video Analytics Solutions

Video Surveillance Industry to Benefit from GPU Deep Learning

LAS VEGAS, ISC West, April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BriefCam®, the Video Synopsis® company, today announced that it is bringing video analytics to the next level by delivering solutions powered by NVIDIA GPUs and deep learning. BriefCam's Syndex Pro, running on NVIDIA technology, will accelerate video processing performance and enable richer metadata extraction at a reduced cost. "We're committed to delivering value from video and taking a giant leap with NVIDIA 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 Syndex Pro to run on NVIDIA's latest GPU technology, accelerating deep learning training and inferencing to generate richer video metadata that can provide value to users across all verticals and use cases." BriefCam Syndex Pro based on NVIDIA GPUs can run on the cloud, VM, workstation, laptops or edge devices. Users will be able to analyze larger amounts of video to extract richer metadata and gain valuable insights into their organization, including increased scene coverage for occupancy, crowd and queue control, cross-camera search and metadata aggregation over time for trend analysis. "NVIDIA's GPU-based deep learning is enabling BriefCam to accelerate time to insight," said Deepu Talla, vice president and general manager of the Tegra business at NVIDIA. "BriefCam represents a new breed of software company that's leveraging AI to get the most from video data." The City of Hartford uses BriefCam Syndex Pro integrated within Milestone XProtect on an ongoing basis. Known for its innovative approach, Hartford Police department will be the first to benefit from advancements enabled with BriefCam Syndex Pro running on NVIDIA GPUs. Sgt. John Michael O'Hare, of the Hartford Police Department explained: "Using BriefCam Syndex Pro had been a game changer, and adding NVIDIA GPUs will enable further advancements, facilitating the city's safe environment and enhancing the quality-of-life for the residents of Hartford." The companies will be demonstrating BriefCam Syndex Pro running on NVIDIA GPUs at ISC West in Las Vegas, Nevada,  April 5-7, at NVIDIA booth #20075. BriefCam's CTO, Tom Edlund, will be talking at NVIDIA's in-booth theatre, on April 6 at 2:00pm PT, highlighting how organizations can leverage GPUs to gain more value from video. About BriefCam BriefCam develops and delivers Video Synopsis® solutions, empowering organizations to validate their investment in video by extracting value from video-data across all levels of organizations, maximizing security, operations and business efforts. For more information: www.briefcam.com. For updates: www.twitter.com/briefcamvs.

Leading VMS Provider to Showcase Video Synopsis® at ISC West

Salient Partners with BriefCam to highlight technology advances

AUSTIN, Texas, Mar. 29,2017 -- Salient Systems, a leading provider of enterprise level video management systems today announced their partnership with BriefCam, the Video Synopsis company. With CompleteView VMS and Syndex Pro based on BriefCam’s Video Synopsis technology, customers see a significant reduction in the amount of time and resources required to view video and an acceleration of post-incident investigation and operational management. “We’re very excited to enhance our partnership with BriefCam through participation at ISC West,” says Chris Meiter, president, Salient Systems. “We leverage both of our company’s integration capabilities with open architecture and robust API’s and SDK’s to bring advanced technology solutions to the marketplace. The combination of CompleteView VMS and BriefCam’s Syndex Pro allows users to compress hours of video footage into minutes for fast viewing and effective search and analysis.” “We are pleased to strengthen our relationship with Salient Systems,” said Amit Gavish, BriefCam’s General Manager of Americas. “Extending the integration of Syndex Pro to CompleteView VMS will enable customers to benefit from best-of-breed video analytics solutions, gaining maximum value from their video investment, and leveraging the huge amount of generated data to enhance security and productivity across all levels of their organization.” These advanced technologies provide instant access from the video client to launch video compression, allowing the user to manage complex deployments and provide actionable information to management and law enforcement. Advanced search analysis tools narrow search criteria by color, shape, direction, size, speed and more. View security differently with Salient VMS and BriefCam’s Video Synopsis technology. About Salient Salient offers comprehensive video surveillance management systems designed for the full range of surveillance technology needs from analog to IP to Cloud. Based on open architecture, CompleteView, Salients’ Video Management Software scales from entry level to enterprise and provides everything needed to manage a multi-server, multi-site video surveillance installation from desktop, laptop and mobile smartphones. About BriefCam BriefCam® develops and delivers Video Synopsis® solutions, empowering organizations to validate their investment in video by gaining value from video-data across all levels of organizations, maximizing security, operations and business insights. For more information: info@briefcam.com; Mobile: +972 54 215 2653

Jose Miguel García Fernandez Joins BriefCam's Board of Directors

Entrepreneur and Angel telco investor has successfully led exits in the billions of dollars

MODI'IN TECHNOLOGY PARK, Israel, Nov. 16, 2016 -- BriefCam®, the Video Synopsis® company, today announced the appointment of Jose Miguel García Fernandez to its Board of Directors. García is a proven entrepreneurial CEO and Angel investor with more than 30 years of business development experience worldwide. Most recently, García served as the CEO for Spanish telco Jazztel, where he successfully led that company's €3.4 billion acquisition by Orange Group in June 2015. Before Jazztel, García held various senior management positions in Cable & Wireless, and prior to that founded Case Technology, which was acquired by Cable & Wireless in 2000. Co-founder & Board Chairman of BriefCam, Gideon Ben-Zvi said, "I'm delighted that García has joined our Board of Directors. Adding a member of his caliber will benefit the company as we move forward in adding mass market solutions to our offering." "It's a great advantage to have García on board," said Dror Irani, BriefCam's President & CEO. "We're excited about leveraging his expertise to expand our market reach to include home solutions together with major telecom players, offering subscribers services that derive maximum value from video." García said, "I'm highly impressed by BriefCam's innovative technological capabilities and its success thus far. I'm excited about what we plan to do together and what the future holds." About BriefCam BriefCam® develops and delivers Video Synopsis® solutions, empowering organizations to validate their investment in video by gaining value from video-data across all levels of organizations, maximizing security, operations and business insights. For more information: www.briefcam.com. For updates: www.twitter.com/briefcamvs Contact: Rachel Neiman, Director of Marketing Communications; Email: info@briefcam.com; Mobile: +972 54 215 2653

BriefCam's Syndex® Certified Again by Milestone Systems

Milestone Systems' customers benefit from XProtect-embedded Video Synopsis® solutions

MODI'IN TECHNOLOGY PARK, Israel, Nov. 14, 2016 -- BriefCam® the Video Synopsis® company, today announced the solution certification of its Syndex EP/EP+, version 4.0 and above, with Milestone Systems' XProtect® video management software. This certification further strengthens the companies' long-standing partnership, ensuring that current and new customers benefit from XProtect integrated Video Synopsis solutions for enhanced security, operational management and business insights. XProtect integration with BriefCam Syndex offers rapid video review, search and analysis. Processed video data can be filtered by various classifications, such as color, size, people, car and animal. In addition, actionable data is presented in various ways such as heat maps, pathways and charts, enabling organizations to gain more value from their video data and extend the use of Video Synopsis beyond security – to retail and operational excellence. Amit Gavish, BriefCam's General Manager of Americas said, "Our partnership with Milestone began in 2009 with an initial technology integration. Since then, our products have matured to become ever more powerful. Our current offering, Syndex Pro, enables users to not only review hours in minutes, but to take that valuable video data, analyze it in a variety of ways for security, and then leverage the extracted metadata to the advantage of the enterprise as a whole." Milestone Solution Partner integrations are assured through rigorous testing, evaluation and documentation with a focus on four areas: functionality, usability, performance and partner assessment. Milestone Solution Certified integrations provide end customers, systems integrators and resellers extra confidence to work with XProtect integrated solutions. Reinier Tuinzing, Strategic Alliances Manager-Americas, Milestone Systems, said, "This re-certification demonstrates the strength of the Milestone Solution Partner Community. Milestone and Briefcam have had a strong working partnership for the past seven years. As BriefCam's Syndex product offering has matured, the Milestone SDK has also evolved to accomodate new features, like the ability to add a BriefCam tab in the XProtect Smart Client view where BriefCam Syndex parameters can be adjusted from inside the VMS user interface." Tuinzing noted that the Solutions Certification Program provides BriefCam-Milestone installation customers with verified test result documentation on the functionality and interoperability of BriefCam Syndex Pro with Milestone XProtect VMS, adding that after the initial solution certification of the integrated solution, there are annual options for re-certification when Milestone or the partner launches a new product version. "The best part of this integration is that the BriefCam application is located directly inside the XProtect Smart Client – it's very easy to integrate, and one BriefCam installation can be connected to multiple Milestone systems." Full configuration and performance data is available in the BriefCam Listing on the Milestone Solution Finder website: certification report. Gavish will be leading a panel at Secured Cities on Transforming Surveillance Video from Cost Burden to Value-added Asset, on Tuesday, November 15, 1:00PM, Room: San Jacinto 2. About BriefCam BriefCam® develops and delivers Video Synopsis® solutions, empowering organizations to validate their investment in video by gaining value from video-data across all levels of organizations, maximizing security, operations and business insights. About Milestone Systems Milestone Systems is a global industry leader in open platform IP video management software, founded in 1998 and now operating as a stand-alone company in the Canon Group. Milestone technology is easy to manage, reliable and proven in thousands of customer installations, providing flexible choices in network hardware and integrations with other systems. Sold through a community of partners in more than 100 countries, Milestone solutions help organizations to manage risks, protect people and assets, optimize processes and reduce costs. For more information, see: www.milestonesys.com. For news and viewpoints from the Milestone open platform video community, visit The Milestone Post. Press Contact: Rachel Neiman, Director of Marketing Communications, BriefCam Ltd. |Email: info@briefcam.com| Cell: +972 54 215 2653 | Tel: +972-2-5337228 Press Contact: Courtney Dillon Pedersen, Corporate Communications Manager, Americas/APAC | Tel. +1 (503) 719-3439

Convergint Technologies and BriefCam Boost Security and Efficiency at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Showcasing Video Synopsis Capabilities at IACP

SCHAUMBURG, Illinois and WEST HARTFORD, Connecticut, Oct. 17, 2016 -- Convergint Technologies, a worldwide leader in service-based systems integration, and BriefCam, the Video Synopsis® company, today announced that Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) has expanded its use of BriefCam Syndex®, doubling the amount of licenses to further increase security and operational productivity across the airport. Convergint has overseen the migration of ABIA to a unified access control platform based on Genetec Security Center with BriefCam Syndex® embedded. Using BriefCam's technology, ABIA can rapidly review, analyze and investigate large amounts of video data for maximizing security, while using the same data to get better insights into operational activities. Tony Varco, Vice President of Security for Convergint Technologies, said, "Our companies' long-standing partnership has deepened as Video Synopsis has become more powerful, enabling us to meet customer needs not only for security, but for transportation, safe cities and enterprises." Amit Gavish, General Manager, BriefCam North America said, "ABIA is a busy airport, providing service to 15 airlines and 48 destinations, alongside managing business, retail, ground transportation, parking and many other functions. BriefCam Syndex enables leveraging the huge amounts of already-available video data to expand its value beyond security, allowing the airport to easily control and optimize operations where needed." According to ABIA Telecommunications Supervisor Bryan Moore: "Using the Access Control System unified with Genetec Security Center, as well as BriefCam, can protect people and keep them where they need to be within our airport. So if you were to receive an alarm, it would automatically populate that camera in that location with Genetec Security Center. And within that, you can also use BriefCam technology, be able to slim it down, save time and keep people safe." Total Recall Corporation, a Convergint Technologies company, will showcase BriefCam at the Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference (IACP), October 16-18 2016, in Booth #3251 at the San Diego Convention Center in California. For more information, visit https://www.convergint.com/total-recall-iacp-2016/. About BriefCam BriefCam® develops and delivers Video Synopsis® solutions, empowering organizations to validate their investment in video by gaining value from video-data across all levels of organizations, maximizing security, operations and business insights. About Convergint Convergint Technologies is an industry-leading organization that designs, installs, and services integrated building systems including electronic security, fire alarm, and life safety systems. Press Contact: Rachel Neiman Director of Marketing Communications, BriefCam Ltd. E-mail: info@briefcam.com Mobile: +972 54 215 2653 Press Contact: Tommasina Domel Marketing Specialist, Convergint Technologies E-mail: tommasina.domel@convergint.com Phone: 847-585-8962

BriefCam and Digifort Announce Technology Partnership

Collaboration leverages forensic and investigation capabilities, achieving maximum value from video surveillance systems

MODI'IN TECHNOLOGY PARK, Israel, Sept. 8, 2016 -- BriefCam®, the Video Synopsis® company, today announced a technology integration partnership with Digifort. This partnership benefits the industry with the most advanced video search and review functionalities, enabling users to extract valuable data collected on their surveillance systems and achieve better security and operational management. "Digifort is excited to work with BriefCam and offer customers enhanced search features alongside its high specification intelligent VMS solutions," said Francois Levy, Digifort Business Development Director for EMEA. "We are highly impressed with BriefCam's technology, and its integration with Digifort's VMS will enable users to leverage their surveillance systems and easily identify unreported events, reduce data search times, process evidence faster, share data effectively and much more." Digifort's VMS (video management software) provides organizations with surveillance, access control and automation in distributed, accessible manner. Digifort can now offer users all the benefits of BriefCam Syndex from within its open VMS platform. "We're delighted to welcome Digifort to our ever-expanding roster of partners," said BriefCam Vice President of Sales Warren Stein. "Digifort is based in Brazil – where BriefCam Syndex was installed to enhance security ahead of the Olympic Games this past summer – and its international presence makes it a formidable asset as BriefCam continues to make inroads worldwide." The integrated solution enables Digifort users to benefit from new advancements to BriefCam Syndex: ReView – Investigate large amounts of video data effectively to reduce time-to-target. ReSearch – Gain business insights and key trends from your video to improve operational management. ReSpond – Analyze complex scenes in real time and receive smart alerts to handle events proactively. BriefCam will be showcasing the latest in Video Synopsis at the ASIS International Exhibit, Orlando, FL, September 12-14, 2016, Booth #3566. On Wednesday, September 14 at 9:30AM in Room W303-C, BriefCam General Manager for North America, Amit Gavish, will be speaking about Getting Maximum Value from Video Big Data at the InfraGard National Members Alliance (INMA) 20th Anniversary Congress, co-located with ASIS.   About BriefCam BriefCam® develops and delivers Video Synopsis® solutions, empowering organizations to validate their investment in video by extracting value from video-data across all levels of organizations, maximizing security, operations and business efforts. More information: www.briefcam.com. Updates: www.twitter.com/briefcamvs/ Contact: Rachel Neiman, Marketing Communications Director | info@briefcam.com | Mobile: +1-617-785-4570 or +972-54-215-2653

Enhanced BriefCam Syndex 3.1 to Launch at ISC West 2015

Rapid video review transforms raw video data into usable information BriefCam Syndex 3.1’s next-generation tracking engine offers users insight into metadata. BriefCam Syndex 3.1. The basic Video Synopsis is refined by parameters such as color, direction, size, speed, and area of interest / exclusion. New features include refinement by path (shown), dwell-time, hierarchical ordering by size (shown) and speed, multiple video source support, and more. Modi’in, Israel, April 8, 2015 – BriefCam® (www.briefcam.com), the developer and provider of award-winning Video Synopsis® solutions for rapid review and analysis of video, will launch its newest version, BriefCam Syndex 3.1, at the security industry’s premiere exhibition, ISC West 2015 in Las Vegas. BriefCam Video Synopsis technology indexes, recalls and displays events in a condensed format without losing a single event, and without changes to the original video evidence. BriefCam Syndex is offered as a standalone product, or an integrated or embedded part of the VMS environment. BriefCam Syndex 3.1 offers an enhanced set of tools – Smart Synopsis – for further refining the basic Video Synopsis. In addition to being able to search video by parameters like color, direction, size and speed, similarity, area of interest/exclusion and in/out zoom, the BriefCam Syndex next-generation computer vision engine has been upgraded for even better object detection and tracking, processing performance, improved display, and additional capabilities. These include: Refine by Path – A path is the combination of directions that the object took while onscreen. For example: a person going left and then right, will be presented in a Video Synopsis of all objects taking a similar path. Refine by Dwell Time – Refines the video according to the amount of time an object stays in place while onscreen. For example: a car moving along the scene, stopping for 10 seconds, and then moving, will be presented in a Video Synopsis of all objects that stayed in one place between 5 and 10 seconds. Chronological Retiming – In addition to the Video Synopsis standard of presenting objects in non-chronological order, users now have the option of arranging objects according to the order in which they came on-screen. Hierarchical Ordering & Sorting – Users can now view objects by size or speed in hierarchical order, from largest to smallest, fastest to slowest – and vice versa. In addition, enterprise-grade versions of BriefCam Syndex 3.1 now offer simultaneous support for multiple VMS types, able to concurrently fetch video originating from different vendor VMSs operating in large heterogeneous environments such as safe-cities, transportation and more. Infrastructure enhancements have been added for improved robustness, ease of deployment and maintenance. Dror Irani, CEO and President of BriefCam, said, “Our aim is to transform raw video data into usable information. Our next-generation computer vision engine generates metadata. In essence, the tracking engine becomes a value-extraction machine. Once they are armed with information, users can gain insight from it for a range of purposes”. BriefCam will be presenting BriefCam Syndex 3.1 at ISC West, 15-17 April, at the Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, NV, USA. To view a demonstration, visit BriefCam at the following booths Milestone (#20060), Genetec (#10053), and Siemens (#22057). Contact us to arrange for a meeting in advance.

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