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Suppliers acquires ObjectVideo

March 22, 2017Paul Ragusa

TYSONS, Va.—, which provides a platform for the connected home and business, announced the acquisition of substantially all of ObjectVideo Inc.'s business, including the company's products, technology portfolio and personnel.The business, now called ObjectVideo Labs, will accelerate's research and development of video services and video analytics applications for both the residential and commercial markets, and will continue to provide advanced research and engineering services..., Jeff Bedell, ObjectVideo

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Avigilon buys BRS patents, others for $13m

January 21, 2015Martha Entwistle

Updated Jan. 27 with an interview with BRS Labs president John Frazzini. VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Avigilon today announced it spent $13.3 million acquiring video analytics patents that extend into behavioral recognition, video segmentation and meta-data and more. This deal comes one month after the video surveillance provider spent $80 million to acquire patents from ObjectVideo.“Avigilon is clearly trying to lock in IP in a whole range of analytical algorithms,” Jeff Kessler,...

Alexander Fernandes, Avigilon, BRS Labs, Face Double, Imperial Capital, Jeff Kessler, John Frazzini, ObjectVideo, TS7, VideoMining

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Avigilon buys ObjectVideo's patents, licensing program for $80.3m

December 19, 2014Martha Entwistle

Updated Jan. 15, 2015VANCOUVER, British Columbia—The future of the video surveillance industry “is about business intelligence and video analytics,” according to Avigilon CEO Alexander Fernandes, and Avigilon's purchase of a division of ObjectVideo equips it for that future with what he calls the “strongest portfolio of intellectual property related to video analytics … the designers, technical knowhow, trade secrets and now the patents.”In December, Avigilon paid...

Alexander Fernandes, Avigilon, ObjectVideo, Raul Fernadez, Video Analytics

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Hikvision and ObjectVideo sign agreement

March 3, 2014SSN Staff

HANGZOU, China and RESTON, Va.—Video surveillance provider Hikvision announced March 3 that it has signed a worldwide patent licensing agreement with video analytics provider ObjectVideo. "Hikvision has a rich intelligent video analytics product line. This line plays an important role in both data mining and data service,” said Yangzhong Hu, president of Hikvision, in a prepared statement. “We are very pleased to have Hikvision join our patent licensing program,” noted Raul...

Hikvision, licensing agreement, ObjectVideo, Security Systems News (SSN)

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ObjectVideo, Agent Vi ink patent license agreement

December 30, 2013SSN Staff

ROSH HA'AYIN, Israel and RESTON, Va.—ObjectVideo and Agent Vi have signed a patent license agreement, the companies announced recently. The global, non-exclusive, royalty-bearing license to ObjectVideo's 55 patents gives protection to Agent Vi's products, according to the announcement. Agent Vi produces open architecture video analytics software. "Agent Vi provides flexible video analytics solutions, with powerful options for both edge and server based solutions,"...

Agent Video Intelligence (AgentVi), Itsik Kattan, ObjectVideo, patent license agreement, Raul Fernandez

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General News

Security companies grow fast, again in 2012

August 22, 2013Martha Entwistle

NEW YORK—The 2013 Inc. 5,000 list has been released and, again this year many security companies made the list, which ranks businesses based on self-reported growth data.Topping the list of included security companies was Security Hunter of Baltimore, Md. At number 551, it had $21.8 million in revenue in 2012, a three-year growth of 820 percent over its $2.4 million in 2009 revenue. Founded in 1988, the company manufacturers and installs electronic and physical security systems used by federal...

Alliance Security, AMP Security, Control4, Defender Direct, DTT Surveillance, EP Technology, Intelligent Access Systems (IAS), Nationwide Security Solutions, NDI Recognition Systems, ObjectVideo, Smith Monitoring, Vision Security

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ObjectVideo, Aimetis enter licensing agreement

February 27, 2013SSN Staff

RESTON, Va.—ObjectVideo, a provider of intelligent video software, has signed a global, portfolio-wide patent license agreement with Aimetis, a video management systems provider based in Waterloo, Ontario according to a company statement. “Aimetis is a leader in tightly integrating video analytics into an easy-to-use video management solutions,” Raul Fernandez, chairman of ObjectVideo, said in the statement. “We are pleased to have them join the growing number of IP camera...

Aimetis, American Dynamics, Bosch Security Systems, Intellivision, ObjectVideo, Panasonic, Pelco by Schneider Electric, Raul Fernandez, Sony, VIVOTEK

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OV signs Panasonic, does R&D gov't work

January 14, 2013Martha Entwistle

Make it eight deals with high-profile video providers for ObjectVideo. The video analytics provider on Jan. 9 announced it had signed a global patent licensing program with Panasonic. Panasonic approached OV last year,  Raul Fernadez, chairman of Object Video, told me. OV is in discussions with six other manufacturers, he said. With many of the biggest names in video surveillance now signed on with licensing agreements, will OV turn its attention away from its licensing program? Yes and no, Fernandez...

ObjectVideo, Panasonic, patent licensing, R&D, Raul Fernandez, Video Analytics

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Warren Brown named president of ObjectVideo

August 1, 2012Martha Entwistle

RESTON, Va.—Saying it's a “pivotal time” for video analytics in the security industry and for ObjectVideo in particular, Warren Brown on July 30 assumed the newly created role of president at the video analytics provider.Raul Fernandez will continue to serve in his role as ObjectVideo chairman.ObjectVideo has been in the news a lot in the past year as it aggressively pursues patent licensing agreements, notably through litigation. While that effort will continue, Brown said he'll...

ObjectVideo, Raul Fernandez, Security Systems News (SSN), Warren Brown

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OV drops Samsung case, ITC trial involving Bosch starts today

July 18, 2012Martha Entwistle

ObjectVideo issued a statement at 7:30 this morning announcing that it has dropped patent infringement charges against Samsung.  The statement came two hours before an International Trade Commission trial began at 9:30 this morning. I called ObjectVideo, but they're not saying anything beyond what's in the press release. I also have a call into Samsung. The release says that ObjectVideo filed an unopposed motion to terminate the International Trade Commission investigation against Samsung.  “Both...

Bosch, International Trade Commission, ObjectVideo, patent infringement, Raul Fernandez, Samsung, Security Systems News (SSN)

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