Agent Vi (Agent Video Intelligence) News

Agent Vi’s savVi version 5.2 released

Agent Vi’s savVi version 5.2 has been released with various feature additions and enhancements. In light of the growing use of panoramic cameras in surveillance systems, the new version of savVi introduces initial support for panoramic cameras. Providing a 360? field of view, panoramic cameras offer wide area coverage in a single view, and savVi can now be employed with panoramic cameras for a variety of security or business intelligence applications: to detect people in restricted zones,...

Addressing false alarms in video analytics

Improvements in the technology have lowered – but not eliminated – concerns about false alarms False alarms have plagued the video analytics market since the beginning. Improvements in the technology have lowered – but not eliminated – concerns about false alarms. Companies providing video analytics systems say the question isn’t whether false alarms can be eliminated, but rather how they can be managed. “We’re still very far away fro...

Hikvision, Agent Video Intelligence tie up to enhance video analytics on cameras

This integration will allow Agent Vi’s embedded component to run on Hikvision cameras Hikvision, the worldwide leader in innovative video surveillance products and solutions, together with Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi), the leading global provider of open architecture video analytics software, have announced strategic cooperation to integrate their products to allow Agent Vi’s embedded component to run on Hikvision cameras. The integration enables end use...

Milestone Systems holds 10th annual MIPS partner conference in Las Vegas, Nevada

The Milestone conference saw close to 500 attendees and 50 exhibiting companies Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), held its 10th annual MIPS partner conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, last week. It was their largest-ever gathering with close to 500 attendees and 50 exhibiting companies in the Technology Showcase that demonstrated integrated solutions for enhancing safety and optimising business. CEO Lars Thinggaard and CSMO Kenne...

Video analytics: On the server or at the edge?

Analytics at the edge provide the ability to process what is happening in a field of view and discern if a relevant alert is triggered There are multiple benefits to using video analytics at the edge (i.e., near or inside the camera). For one thing, analytics at the edge provides the ability to process what is happening in a field of view and discern if a relevant alert is triggered. This can be faster and less expensive than the original video analytics model of using a separ...

Video analytics applications in retail - beyond security

Video analytics isn’t just for security. In general, the ability to leverage data from video provides a new wealth of information and “intelligence” about all aspects of the business. The retail vertical is leading the way in reaping the benefits of video analytics beyond the security function.   There are two reasons retailers have taken advantage of video analytics far more than other vertical markets. First, retailers generally face more theft than a...

Video Analytics for forensics: Analytics-based forensic evidence collection

Intelligent searches of video archives provide investigators faster access to any needed video clip That video analytics can be immensely useful in forensics is relatively less known. However, forensic search capabilities offered by some modern video analytics solutions can not only save investigators significant amounts of time but also help them find results more accurately. These solutions leverage facial recognition and advanced object tracking, demographic analytics, lice...

Video analytics systems in real-world environments

Various vertical markets such as retail, airports, and transportation have benefited from video analytics Video analytics systems have progressed far beyond the theoretical and are now being used effectively in a range of applications. Let’s look at some of the real-world scenarios that have taken advantage of the latest video analytics systems. Video analytics aren’t just for security. For a traffic application, Agent Vi provides business intelligence on the ave...

High quality images maximise video analytics success

The better the sensors, the better the analytics Garbage in, garbage out. The familiar cliché is just as applicable to the area of video analytics as any other field of computing. You simply must have a high-quality image in order to achieve a high-functioning analytics system. The good news is that video cameras, which are the sensors in video analytics systems, are providing images that are better than ever, offering higher quality – and more data – for us...

Multiple high-value markets are embracing video analytics

The aviation and transportation industries are using video analytics to provide operational cost savings and performance enhancement Video analytics are now increasingly being used for the critical infrastructure, airports, transportation and city surveillance sectors, among other high-value markets. These markets need robust video analytics solutions that can be integrated into an overall security solution to deliver totally reliable results without any significant level of n...

Innovations at ASIS 2014 leverage camera intelligence at the edge

Video cameras were big news at the ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits in Atlanta, but the eagerly anticipated new 4K Ultra-HD cameras took a back seat to other camera innovations, including a rash of new panoramic view cameras in various flavours and types (including faster frame rates) and a renewed emphasis on cameras as intelligent system components. Samsung announced its new Open Platform program that leverages the added computing capacity of Samsung’s WiseNetIII computer chip in...

Agent Vi’s full range of video analytics solutions integrated with up to 200 Samsung open platform WiseNetIII network cameras

Through the integrated solution, Agent Vi’s software component is embedded inside the Samsung Techwin cameras Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi), the leading global provider of open architecture video analytics software, together with Samsung Techwin, have announced a strategic cooperation to integrate their products to allow Agent Vi’s embedded component to run on Samsung Techwin network cameras. The integration enables end users to run Agent Vi’s full rang...