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Microsoft Azure Vision AI Principal Manager to keynote TMA virtual event

November 15, 2021SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The keynote for The Monitoring Association’s (TMA) upcoming 2021 Virtual OPSTech is Rouzbeh Aminpour, Microsoft Azure Artificial Intelligence Platform's Computer Vision Business & Strategy Principal Manager. Aminpour will share how Azure’s Cognitive Services are enabling users to deliver breakthrough experiences through the use of industry-leading Vision AI models. Top-of-mind topics such as industry trends, use of edge and cloud infrastructures, enterprise grade...

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Allied Universal uses AI to hire candidates in tight labor market

October 25, 2021SSN Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal, a leading global security and facility services company, is leveraging highly advanced technology to meet the company’s aggressive hiring demands of on-boarding 50,000 security professionals, administrative and managerial staff during the 4th quarter of 2021. Allied Universal’s AUHireSmart tool allows candidates to complete the application process online including a video interview with some candidates receiving a job offer within an hour. “We...

AI, Allied Universal, Hiring


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SIA’s WISF Chair Kasia Hanson opens up about diversity, future for security

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SIA’s WISF Chair Kasia Hanson opens up about diversity, future for security

October 12, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As the Global Director of Edge AI Sales – Safety & Security, Safe Cities and Venues, Internet of Things Group at the Intel Corp., Kasia Hanson has her hands full, and yet she still finds time to give back to the security industry in myriad ways. As the new chair for the Security Industry Association (SIA) Women in Security Forum (WISF), she has provided a clear vision for the future of a group that was formed in 2018 to drive greater diversity within an industry that...

AI, Diversity, Kasia Hanson, Security Industry Association (SIA), Women in Security Forum (WISF)


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Eagle Eye Networks acquires AI leader Uncanny Vision

September 30, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

AUSTIN, Texas, and BANGALORE, India—Global cloud video surveillance leader Eagle Eye Networks announced the acquisition of artificial intelligence (AI) innovator Uncanny Vision, including the company’s research and development capabilities and a new regional office in Bangalore, India. Eagle Eye Networks CEO Dean Drako told Security Systems News that Uncanny stood out among other AI companies because they are “entirely and completely focused on AI; It’s not an afterthought,”...

AI, cloud-based video surveillance, Dean Drako, Eagle Eye Networks, Mergers & Acquisitions


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Lumeo joins NVIDIA Metropolis for enhanced AI-enabled computer vision solutions

August 10, 2021SSN Staff

OAKLAND, Calif.—Lumeo, an award-winning provider of the open, flexible, video analytics platform, announced it has joined NVIDIA Metropolis, a program designed to nurture and bring to market a new generation of applications and solutions that make the world’s most important spaces and operations safer and more efficient with advancements in AI vision. Lumeo is the first and only “no-code” video analytic builder that provides integrators, software vendors, and solution providers...

AI, Lumeo, NVIDIA


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Alarm.com unveils Ambient Insights for alarm response

August 2, 2021SSN Staff

TYSONS, Va.—Alarm.com has introduced Ambient Insights for alarm response, a new solution that recognizes activity around a property and delivers contextual information to monitoring stations in the event of an alarm. Monitoring stations can use this real-time data to prioritize alarms and dispatch police, fire or emergency medical services to properties faster. Ambient Insights also allows for responses to a wider range of emergencies and reduces dispatches for false alarms. For every alarm...

AI, alarm.com, Machine Learning, verified alarms


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Is the edge the next great technological paradigm?

July 14, 2021Pierre Bourgeix

YARMOUTH, Maine—Over the past 30 years we have seen the promulgation of edge devices used in the public and commercial arena, including intelligent sensors, cameras, phones, household appliances, medical devices, temperature sensors, door sensors – the list is growing and endless.  We have grown accustomed to the use of these devices to help us conduct our lives and at the same time give us information that helps us make decisions. As these devices have become critical for private...

access control, AI, IoT, Pierre Bourgeix, Steve Caroselli


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Digital transformation fueling spending on cloud, AI, robotics, security and SaaS

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Digital transformation fueling spending on cloud, AI, robotics, security and SaaS

July 7, 2021SSN Staff

NEEDHAM, Mass.—All aspects of how people and organizations work is evolving, enabled by technologies such as cloud and mobile computing, and accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. A new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Future of Work (FoW) Spending Guide estimates FoW spending will be nearly $656 billion this year, an increase of 17.4 percent over 2020. The new Future of Work mindset is a fundamental shift in the work model to one that fosters human-machine...

AI, Cloud, IDC, robotics, software as a service (SaaS)


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Camio real-time video search interfaces with LenelS2’s OnGuard access control system

March 16, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

SAN MATEO, Calif.—Camio, the real-time video search engine, announced that it has received LenelS2 factory certification and joined the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). Camio now interfaces with the OnGuard access control system and connects LenelS2 readers to real-time video search that automatically detects unauthorized access by tailgating using existing cameras.   Now that Camio has completed required factory testing at LenelS2 to validate the functionality of its...

AI, Camio, Carter Maslan, LenelS2, OnGuard, video verification


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Vector Flow enters the market with AI-driven security automation platform

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Vector Flow enters the market with AI-driven security automation platform

March 5, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

SARATOGA, Calif.—In its formal debut to the physical and cyber-physical security market, Vector Flow launched its AI-powered, data-centric Physical Security Automation Platform, and also announced its Series A funding of $9.2M from Silicon Valley’s premium venture firms, led by Mayfield Fund with participation from Foundation Capital. Vector Flow’s security platform derives intelligence from physical security data by creating domain specific AI and data-centric models to automate...

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