BriefCam, the provider of VIDEO SYNOPSIS® and Video Content Analytics solutions, announces the expansion of its best-in-class video content analytics product portfolio with a Mobile Application that adds powerful on-the-go investigation capabilities. The BriefCam App, which runs on both Android and iOS devices, derives exponential value from surveillance system investments by making video searchable on-the-go. Delivering a seamless extension With natural language textual search based on chatbot functionality, the BriefCam Mobile App accelerates field investigations by rapidly pinpointing men, women, children, and vehicles across all surveillance cameras within selected time ranges, delivering a seamless extension of an existing BriefCam Protect or Insights deployment to the user’s mobile device. “The diverse and extensive use-cases for BriefCam’s video analytics has driven the need for deployments beyond the walls of the user’s organisation in order to provide users with greater speed and agility when it comes to post-event investigations,” said Trevor Matz, President and CEO at BriefCam. “By extending BriefCam’s video investigation capabilities deeper into the field, police officers, and public safety personnel can rapidly pinpoint people and objects of interest with speed and precision beyond the confines of their office.” Powerful video investigation capabilities On-the-move access: Extends BriefCam’s powerful video investigation capabilities into the field, streamlining investigator access to relevant post-event video content. Rapid time-to-value: Utilises interactive chatbot functionality, based on natural language understanding, to quickly pinpoint objects of interest, increase investigator productivity and accelerate time-to-target. Unmatched Accuracy: Detects, tracks, extracts, and classifies objects with speed and precision. Seamless extensibility: Ubiquitous accessibility to both on-premises and cloud deployments of BriefCam’s video content analytics platform. BriefCam will demonstrate the Mobile App at several industry events this week; Smart City Expo in Barcelona, Spain, ISC East, in New York, as well as Milipol, in Paris, France.
BriefCam, the provider of VIDEO SYNOPSIS® and video content analytics solutions, announces the availability of the BriefCam Starter Kit Program. The tightly coupled appliance-based solutions, enable low-touch deployments in less than five minutes as a result of a pre-configured and a certified hardware appliance, seamless integration with the deployed VMS software, powerful and intuitive user interface and administration tools, and full access to BriefCam’s cloud-based learning management system for user and administration training. High-value video content analytics The BriefCam Starter Kit Program is designed to meet the market demand for high-value Video Content Analytics" “The BriefCam Starter Kit Program is designed to meet the market demand for high-value Video Content Analytics, seamlessly integrated with industry leading VMS solutions with virtually plug-and-play deployment capabilities,” said Trevor Matz, BriefCam President & CEO. “This channel-friendly solution enables BriefCam and its VMS partners to rapidly deliver best-of-breed forensic analytic solutions to the sub-200 channel of the video surveillance market.” The BriefCam RapidReview Starter Kit is based on the BriefCam’s RapidReview product, with support for VIDEO SYNOPSIS, robust multi-camera search capabilities including 27 classes and attributes, as well as colour, size, speed, path, direction, and dwell time, face recognition and appearance similarity. Collaborative case management quickly and effectively organises all video assets of an investigation to further accelerate and optimise the video review process. VMS IP Address configuration Visual layers support activity level, dwell time, common paths and background changes, round out an ever increasing and powerful set of hundreds of search combinations for accelerating video investigations. The Starter Kit enables a low-touch, 5-step, 5-minute deployment for rapid time-to-value The Starter Kit enables a low-touch, 5-step, 5-minute deployment for rapid time-to-value. The simple process consists of license activation, VMS IP Address configuration, camera activation, SSO enablement/user creation and VMS plug-in installation. The Kit includes out of-the-box support for on-demand and scheduled analytics, and scales to support a maximum of 200 channels. Upgrade paths to BriefCam’s Insights and protect products are also available. Open platform community The BriefCam Starter Kit Program is available to the BriefCam’s VMS partner ecosystem with an initial offering available for Milestone XProtect. Starter kits for additional VMS partners will be available in the coming months. “Milestone enables an open platform community intended to drive innovation and collaboration across the partner ecosystem, and we are delighted to be one of the first BriefCam VMS technology partners to participate in the BriefCam Starter Kit Program,” said Tim Palmquist, Milestone Vice President of the Americas.
BriefCam, global provider of video content analytics and video synopsis solutions, has announced v5.4 of its innovative and extensible video content analytics platform. The latest release advances real-time capabilities, enhances user experience, and accelerates processing performance across all three of the platform’s seamlessly integrated modules. These enhancements further enable customers to rapidly transform video into actionable intelligence. BriefCam is committed to delivering an innovative video analytics platform" “In order to extract the value from their video surveillance investments, it is critical for enterprises and public safety agencies to adopt a comprehensive approach to video analytics as part of their overall surveillance strategy,” said Trevor Matz, BriefCam President and CEO. “BriefCam is committed to delivering an innovative video analytics platform to accelerate investigations, derive quantitative insights for operational decision making, and provide real-time situational awareness for organisations across the globe.” BriefCam’s robust portfolio of critical video analytics solutions, fully integrated and architected for flexible deployment models, is designed to meet the safety, security, and operational efficiency needs of today and tomorrow. BriefCam v5.4 BriefCam v5.4 exponentially increases on-demand video processing efficiency and performance, delivering over 100% faster throughput than previous versions, while simultaneously improving accuracy for in-the-wild class and attribute classification. New key features include: BriefCam REVIEW | Accelerate investigations: Robust multi-camera search capabilities identify men, women, children, vehicles, and lighting changes with speed and precision. Offering 27 classes and attributes, in addition to face recognition, appearance similarity, color, size, speed, path, direction, and dwell time, providing an ever increasing and powerful set of distinct search combinations. BriefCam RESPOND | Attain situational awareness: Define dynamic rules for count-based alerts that trigger notifications for a specified number of objects or a concurrent number of objects in a predefined period of time. Accelerate time to target with one-click case creation based on an alert, and rapidly review all daily alert events with a video synopsis in minutes. BriefCam RESEARCH | Derive operational intelligence: Rapidly create and customise interactive, intuitive dashboards with chart suggestions that auto-generate reports and Insight Advisor that prioritizes relevant data points. Leverage visual layers to expose object interactions, dwell time, paths, and activity heatmaps. Dynamically build operational intelligence dashboards from both uploaded video files and VMS-based video data. Real-time face recognition BriefCam is pleased to be a certified Milestone Platinum Technology partner and certified Genetec Gold Technology partner BriefCam is slated to demonstrate the full functionality of v5.4, including real-time face recognition and situational awareness capabilities at ISC West 2019 in booth #10125. BriefCam works seamlessly with third-party products, providing partners and end-users alike with freedom of choice, while delivering a disruptive, scalable and easy to use video content analytics platform. BriefCam is pleased to be a certified Milestone Platinum Technology partner and certified Genetec Gold Technology partner. BriefCam v5.4 has won a 2019 Security Sales & Integration MVP Award in the category for Video Surveillance, a 2019 Govies Award in the category for Video Analytics, and a 2019 Secure Campus Award in the category for Video Surveillance Software.
BriefCam, the provider of Video Synopsis and Deep Learning solutions, announces v5.3 of its innovative and extensible video content analytics platform. BriefCam v5.3 introduces new breakthrough capabilities across all three of the platform’s seamlessly integrated solutions, delivering a powerful and innovative approach to making video content searchable, actionable and quantifiable. BriefCam’s v5.3 highly accurate face recognition extends its real-time alerting, search and quantitative analytics capabilities. Leveraging state-of-the-art Deep Neural Networks trained in diverse data sets for accuracy in face matching, BriefCam v5.3’s face recognition capabilities help streamline post-event investigations, supports rapid response to situational changes, and derive richer operational intelligence for data-driven decision making. Accelerate investigations Robust multi-camera search capabilities identify men, women, children and vehicles with speed and precision, using 25 classes and attributes Robust multi-camera search capabilities identify men, women, children and vehicles with speed and precision, using 25 classes and attributes, face recognition, appearance similarity, color, size, speed, path, direction, and dwell time Precise face recognition rapidly pinpoints people of interest in real-time using digital images extracted from video, external image sources and pre-defined watchlists Dynamic case collaboration improves investigation productivity and time to target Derive operational intelligence Seamlessly correlated video content with 3rd party data sources such as Point of Sale, Time Management, and Access Control provides unique insights into operations Highly customisable dashboards aggregate and trend identities, object interactions, demographics, hotspots, and vehicle movement patterns over time Integrated face recognition enables unique insights into employee productivity and customer satisfaction Attain situational awareness Real-time alerts based on face recognition, vehicles and people in areas of interest, provide immediate notification of situational changes Real-time alerts based on face recognition, vehicles and people in areas of interest, provide immediate notification of situational changes Scalable watchlist management enable rapid and powerful rule configuration Effective balancing of sensitivity, accuracy, and efficiency minimising alert fatigue Real-time actionable intelligence “BriefCam v5.3 further enables organisations to derive exponential value from their existing video surveillance system investments,” said Trevor Matz, BriefCam president and CEO. “With the addition of highly accurate, real-time face recognition capabilities to our extensible video content analytics platform, organisations can further benefit from real-time actionable intelligence for their situational awareness and operational agility initiatives.” BriefCam will demonstrate the advanced capabilities of its v5.3 platform at ISC East 2018 in booth #458. BriefCam has also been named a finalist for the Astor’s Awards in the category for Best Video Analytics Solution. Winners will be announced on November 14th, 2018.
BriefCam, a global provider of video synopsis and deep learning solutions, has announced its acquisition by Canon Inc., a global digital imaging solutions company. The addition of BriefCam to Canon’s market leading network video solutions products portfolio complements the Canon Group’s previous acquisitions of AXIS Communications and Milestone Systems with a breakthrough, innovative video content analytics solution. Video content analytics The acquisition will drive further, rapid innovation in video analytics by BriefCam as well as new co-innovation activities with Canon and its market leading portfolio companies.The opportunity is a testament to the innovative technology we have built, the outstanding team we have assembled, and the rapidly growing business we have created" In addition, it will enable BriefCam to enter new markets, deliver stronger vertical solutions, and serve its global customers even more effectively. BriefCam will continue to remain an open platform, working seamlessly with other third-party products in the market ecosystem, providing customers with freedom of choice. “We are thrilled to be joining forces with a global supplier of digital imaging solutions. The acquisition will allow BriefCam to continue to deliver video content analytics solutions, while remaining a standalone company within the Canon Group,” said Trevor Matz, BriefCam President and CEO. “The opportunity is a testament to the innovative technology we have built, the outstanding team we have assembled, and the rapidly growing business we have created.” Network cameras and VMS “With BriefCam, we can deliver an even broader range of technology and solutions in the fields of network cameras, video management software and video content analysis software to customers and partners across the globe." "We are very excited to work with such an innovative organisation and we welcome BriefCam into the Canon Group,” said Masanori Yamada, Canon Inc. Managing Executive Officer and Group Executive, Network Visual Solution Business Promotion Headquarters.
BriefCam, global provider of Video Synopsis and Deep Learning solutions, has announced v5 (version 5) of its breakthrough video content analytics platform. BriefCam’s platform is built on a unique fusion of Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies, spawning new and innovative opportunities to turn video footage into an essential asset. BriefCam’s platform is built on a unique fusion of Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies BriefCam v5 introduces new capabilities across all three of the platform's seamlessly integrated modules, delivering a powerful approach to making video searchable, actionable and quantifiable. The new version enables customers to rapidly realise both the security and business value that their surveillance system can provide by innovatively harnessing the process-once-use-many paradigm throughout the platform. BriefCam v5 video analytics platform “Following the significant migration from analog to IP cameras and the investment in video surveillance management systems, organisations are now looking how to extract the most value from their surveillance systems,” said BriefCam partner, Jordan Heilweil the Founder of Total Recall, a Convergint Technologies Company. “BriefCam’s customers outpace suspects and meet complex business challenges by reviewing hours of video in minutes, pinpointing objects of interest, extracting quantifiable insights from video data and transforming their organisations into proactive enterprises.” Architected exclusively for GPU-based processing, BriefCam v5 exponentially increases video processing efficiency, delivering 4x faster processing than v4 Architected exclusively for GPU-based processing, BriefCam v5 exponentially increases video processing efficiency, delivering 4x faster processing than v4. Key new features include: Rapid review & search Addition of semantic detection for increased object extraction quality, and support for searching video by nine new object classes and eight new attributes Multi-camera search rapidly pinpoints objects across any number of cameras, while close-up clips enable immediate viewing of the object of interest with back-to-original video support Face recognition and appearance similarity extend BriefCam’s rapid search capabilities, while Case Management and Investigation Reports streamline investigator workflow Quantitative research & planning Comprehensive Business Intelligence platform dynamically trends and visualises key performance indicators derived from extracted video objects and their classification Out-of-the-box, easily customisable, report library addresses multiple use cases for verticals such as law enforcement, transportation and retail, while supporting rapid creation of new dashboards for different stakeholders and personas Scheduled, continuous and file-based processing provides support for a wide variety of different video sources Proactive response Customisable smart-alerts leverage the advanced analytics capabilities of the platform, providing near real-time notification of safety, security and operational events Powerful and easy to use wizard enables complex alert rule creation and editing Save and re-load capabilities of alert rules and filters enables quick reproduction of findings across all modules “By harnessing deep learning, parallel processing, and data science technologies to advance our previous breakthroughs using computer vision, we are transforming how organisations utilise video surveillance footage to be more productive, proactive, and predictive,” said Trevor Matz, BriefCam president and CEO. “The availability of BriefCam v5 allows for crimes to be solved faster, cities to be safer and for companies to serve customers better.” BriefCam will demonstrate the functionality of its new v5 platform at ISC West 2018 in booth #31086.