Ariel N. Frischoff
Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi), a global provider of video analytics solutions, has announced the signing of a Value-Added Distributor (VAD) agreement with Canon Marketing Japan, the marketer and provider of Canon Inc. products and solutions in Japan. Canon Marketing Japan will operate as a VAD throughout Japan for Agent Vi’s savVi on-premise video analytics platform, which features real-time event detection, video search and business intelligence applications. Already representing other leading vendors in the Japanese market, Canon Marketing Japan will be able to offer a best-in-class solution by combining savVi video analytics, Axis Communications IP cameras, and the Milestone XProtect video management system (VMS). Agent Vi’s savVi video analytics platformEnd-users will benefit from automated video analysis tools to get the most out of their video" savVi allows users to achieve optimal value from their video surveillance networks by automating video analysis to detect and alert for events of interest, expedite search in recorded video and extract statistical data from the footage captured by surveillance cameras. Mr. Ariel Frischoff, VP Sales EMEA & APAC, Agent Vi, said, “It’s our honour to be working with an illustrious partner like Canon Marketing Japan. Adding Agent Vi’s comprehensive video analytics capabilities to their current offering will allow Canon Marketing Japan to promote an end-to-end solution that suits a wide range of vertical markets. End-users will benefit from automated video analysis tools that really leverage the surveillance system to get the most out of their video.” “Canon Marketing Japan is excited about establishing a partnership with Agent Vi, which is a leading global provider of video analysis solutions, and about adding savVi to our portfolio,” said Koichi Mikami, Vice President and Group Executive for Visual Solutions Headquarters for Canon Marketing Japan. “We believe savVi can be offered to various industries and meet various customers’ needs. Having such a comprehensive portfolio of video analysis capabilities enables us to provide more innovative solutions to end-users.”
Agent Vi established its Singapore office following several years of success in the South-East Asia region Agent Video Intelligence, a provider of open architecture video analytics solutions, announced the inauguration of its Singapore subsidiary, Agent Video Intelligence Pte. Ltd. Agent Vi Singapore will be responsible for sales and marketing activities in the South-East Asia region, with a focus on Singapore, Thailand, and Hong Kong. Global expansion Agent Vi established its Singapore office following several years of successful activity in the South-East Asia region, including the formation of partnerships with dozens of local resellers and successful deployment of numerous video analytics projects in the private and public sectors. Agent Vi's local sales activities will be headed by Mr. Kelvin Lim, who has spent over a decade in a variety of sales and sales engineering roles in the security industry, as well as several years in law enforcement serving as a member of the Singapore police force. Itsik Kattan, CEO of Agent Vi, comments, "In line with our continued global expansion, we are proud to establish our Singapore office and expect to set up additional offices in Asia this year. Singapore has one of the most developed approaches to Safe Cities, which correlates with Agent Vi's strategic focus on the safe city sector, and we expect that our local presence will contribute to becoming an even more influential player in regional safe city programs." Video analytics Ariel Frischoff, VP Sales EMEA & APAC, comments, "We are excited to establish a local presence in Asia and have Kelvin Lim join our team. Kelvin brings many years of industry experience and will be a driving force for our continued growth in the region, in cooperation with our channel partners." Kelvin Lim, Regional Sales Manager, South-East Asia, comments, "The video analytics market has reached a level of maturity which presents tremendous opportunities, and accordingly, it is very attractive to many customers in the region. I'm excited to join the most reputable company in the video analytics space, and look forward to bringing Agent Vi’s solutions to the Asian market."