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1409, 2016

Chinese Tech Giant Kuang-Chi Expands GCI Portfolio with Investment in Israeli Video Analytics Leader Agent Vi

Kuang-Chi Science Limited (HK:439), a member of the Kuang-Chi Group, has agreed to become a strategic investor in Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi), an Israeli video analytics company, the Shenzhen, China-based company announced today.

2006, 2016

Agent Video Intelligence Ranked No. 1 in Global Video Analytics Market Share

Agent Vi has been named as the No. 1 provider of video analytics software, holding the largest market share globally. The ranking was published in a recent market research report on video surveillance by IHS Technology, entitled “Video Content Analysis-World-2015”.

706, 2016

Agent Vi’s innoVi integrates into SureView’s Immix Platform Empowering Central Monitoring Stations with Cutting-Edge Video Intelligence

Agent Vi and SureView Systems announce the integration of innoVi™, Agent Vi’s cloud-based video analytics Software as a Service (SaaS), into Immix®, SureView’s software platform for central monitoring stations and enterprises.

3003, 2016

Agent Vi Introduces Revolutionary Cloud-Based Video Analytics SaaS

Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi), the leading global provider of open architecture video analytics software, announces the launch of innoVi™, its new cloud-based video analytics Software as a Service (SaaS). innoVi initially includes a variety of real-time video analytics applications designed to analyze video captured by surveillance cameras and automatically detect and alert for security breaches.

2502, 2016

Agent Vi Announces 2015 Channel Partner Awards

Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi) is honoring leading members of its Channel Partner Program with Channel Partner Awards for their outstanding partnership and efforts during 2015 in their respective regions:Anixter Mexico – Channel Partner Award for 2015 for the CALA region for their ongoing efforts to champion Agent Vi among systems integrators in Mexico, resulting in sales of large-scale, prominent projects

112, 2015

Article: “Video Content Analytics for Perimeter Defense: Debunking Common Myths”, featured in A&S International

Video analytics companies are continuously focusing on increasing their capabilities in object detection and classification to provide better answers to the challenges of perimeter defense scenarios. We reached out to several analytics providers to hear what the realistic expectations from video content analytics are (VCA) and their solutions to increase the accuracy of detection and reduce false alarms...

2708, 2015

Vigilant Technology and Agent Vi Announce Product Integration

Vigilant Technology, a BATM Company and provider of intelligent IP video surveillance and security solutions, and Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi), the leading global provider of open architecture video analytics software, announce the integration of Vigilant’s NetVR recording software platform with the real-time event detection capabilities of savVi, Agent Vi’s video analytics platform.

2508, 2015

D-Ron Appointed as Distributor for Agent Video Intelligence

Agent Vi, the leading global provider of comprehensive video analytics solutions, has appointed D-Ron as a new distributor for Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Taiwan. D-Ron will be offering the full range of Agent Vi’s video analytics solutions including savVi for Real-Time Event Detection, Video Search and Business Intelligence.

1808, 2015

Agent Vi’s savVi Awarded the Benchmark Innovation Award 2015 in the Video Analytics Category

Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi), the leading global provider of open architecture video analytics software, announces that savVi™, Agent Vi’s unified video analytics platform, has been selected as the winner in the Video Analytics category for the Benchmark Innovation Awards for 2015.

108, 2015

Article: “Technological Advancement: Waiting for the Next Big Innovation”, featured in A&S International

From a technological perspective, the surveillance industry benefited from growing capabilities in computing power, recording, and storage allowing manufacturers to roll out continuously improving models with better image quality, capturing more and more details such as facial features and license plate numbers...

1506, 2015

Agent Vi and SureView Systems Announce Product Integration for the Central Monitoring Station & Enterprise Markets

Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi), the leading global provider of open architecture video analytics software, and SureView Systems, the leading global provider of video-centric security monitoring software, announce the integration of savVi™, Agent Vi’s video analytics platform, with Immix®, SureView’s software platform for central monitoring stations and enterprises.

1206, 2015

Article: “Video Analytics”, featured in Geospatial Intelligence Forum

With strong roots in diverse fields such as physical security, retail marketing and transportation, video analytics technology holds out promise for military and intelligence ISR programs struggling to cope with enormous amounts of video data…

1205, 2015

Agent Vi Launches Spanish Online Training for savVi (English and Spanish texts)

Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi™), el proveedor líder mundial de software de análisis de video de arquitectura abierta, anunció el lanzamiento de la versión en Español de su programa gratuito de certificación en línea para savVi, la plataforma de análisis de video unificado de Agent Vi. El programa de certificación incluye un contenido de formación integral en línea, incluyendo un examen de certificación en línea que le otorga a los alumnos un estatus de "Certificado" permitiéndoles revender, instalar y otorgar soporte técnico a la oferta de video analítica de Agent Vi.

804, 2015

Pelco by Schneider Electric and Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi) Announce Product Integration

Pelco by Schneider Electric, a leading manufacturer and provider of video surveillance systems, and Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi), the leading global provider of open architecture video analytics software, announce the integration of the Pelco VideoXpert™ video management platform with savVi™, Agent Vi’s video analytics platform.

704, 2015

Norbain welcomes new video analytics supplier Agent Vi

Reading UK; Norbain is pleased to announce that it has further enhanced its video analytics options by including Agent Video Intelligence (Agent ViTM) in its portfolio. Agent Vi is a leading global provider of open architecture, video analytics software.

104, 2015

Agent Vi Launches Video Analytics Cloud Service for Business Intelligence Applications

Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi), the leading global provider of open architecture video analytics software, announces the launch of "BI Portal", a cloud-based video analytics service which allows aggregation, analysis and presentation of data acquired from surveillance systems at different locations through a single, web-based interface.

104, 2015

e-News from Agent Video Intelligence Edition 2, 2015

• savVi 5.3 Released including New Features & Integrations • Agent Vi Cuts Investigation Times & Enhances Security at Tulsa University • Spanish Online Training & Certification for savVi Launched • Agent Vi & Pelco by Schneider Electric Announce Product Integration • Agent Vi and SureView Systems Announce Product Integration • Continued Channel Expansion Worldwide • Upcoming Events: Security Australia, ESS Colombia, ASIS (USA), IACP (USA), Secured Cities (USA) • End of Sale: Vi-System 4.2 / Vi-Search 2.1

1003, 2015

Hikvision Partners with Agent Vi to Offer Intelligent Solution for Security Market

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 users to run Agent Vi’s full range of video analytics solutions on up to 200 Hikvision cameras simultaneously per single server.

103, 2015

Article: “Addressing false alarms in video analytics”, featured in Sourcesecurity.com

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...

103, 2015

Article: “On the server or at the edge”, featured in Sourcesecurity.com

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 separate dedicated server...

1002, 2015

Agent Vi Announces 2014 Channel Partner Awards

Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi) is honoring leading members of its Channel Partner Program with Channel Partner Awards for their outstanding partnership and efforts during 2014 in their respective regions

102, 2015

Article: “Taking another look at video analytics”, featured in Sourcesecurity.com

Almost anyone in the video analytics market will admit that the capabilities of the technology were initially oversold. The first generation of analytics simply didn’t work as promised, and an undercurrent of distrust of the technology in general still haunts the market. Ironically, video analytics capabilities have now matured into a robust and dependable option for a variety of applications. Suppliers are eager to get the word out...

102, 2015

Article: “Forensic Benefits of Video Analytics”, featured in Sourcesecurity.com

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, license plate recognition capabilities and other such powerful features to take forensic investigation to a whole new level...

102, 2015

Article: “Video analytics applications in retail – beyond security”, featured in Sourcesecurity.com

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...

101, 2015

e-News from Agent Video Intelligence Edition 1, 2015

• savVi 5.2 Released including Support for Panoramic Cameras • Agent Vi & Hikvision Partner to Offer Intelligent Solution for Security Market • Channel Partner Awards for 2014 Announced • Continued Channel Expansion Worldwide • ISC West (USA), ASC Bus. Group (UK), Interpol (Singapore), Expo Seguridad (Mexico) • End of Sale Announcement: Vi-System 4.2 / Vi-Search 2.1

2011, 2014

Intelligent Security Systems (ISS) and Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi) Announce Product Integration

Intelligent Security Systems (ISS), a leading Video Management Systems (VMS) vendor, and Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi), the leading global provider of open architecture video analytics software, announce the integration of ISS’ SecurOS video management platform with the real-time event detection capabilities of savVi, Agent Vi’s video analytics platform.

111, 2014

Article: “Time to Check-in: Video Analytics Automate Airport Security”, featured in A&S International

Airports are at the forefront of using intelligent video analytics to automate their surveillance and operational needs. Recent advances in video footage search as well as better computing options at the edge promise to show an even greater future use of video analytics. However, market education is still needed to fulfill its potential...

209, 2014

Agent Vi, Samsung Techwin Announce Product Integration Partnership

Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi), the leading global provider of open architecture video analytics software, together with Samsung Techwin, have announced 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 range of video analytics solutions on up to 200 open platform WiseNetIII network cameras simultaneously per single server.

108, 2014

Article: “Smart Cities: Turn Information into Meaningful Messages with VCA”, featured in A&S International

People enter the main square, a computer screen at the city’s operations center beeps an alert. Analytics engines combining inputs from video and social media predict that a riot is about to erupt. Looking for people potentially carrying weapons, the cameras at the scene automatically detects people carrying backpacks from within the crowd. This is not science fiction: it is part of the capabilities recently demonstrated in Singapore as part of its safe city pilot project. Once an emerging technology, video content analytics (VCA) is becoming more mainstream...

107, 2014

e-News from Agent Video Intelligence Edition 3, 2014

• 1,000+ Registered for Agent Vi Online Certification • Prestigious Award for Chubb, deploying Agent Vi’s Video Analytics • Video Case Study: Iberdrola USA by G4S Technology • Agent Vi and ISS Announce Product Integration Partnership • EMEA Sales Group Expands • Continued Channel Expansion Worldwide

2406, 2014

Agent Vi Launches Full Online Training & Certification Program for its Video Analytics Platform

Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi), the leading global provider of open architecture video analytics software, announced the availability of savVi, its new video analytics platform and the launch of a comprehensive online certification program for savVi. The full program includes 6 hours of online content including an online certification exam that will grant the trainees a “Certified” status allowing them to resell, install and support Agent Vi’s video analytics offering.

505, 2014

Article: “A decade in the making: VCA takes center stage”, featured in A&S International

In 2006, intelligent video software, also known as video content analysis (VCA) or video analytics, was chosen as a&s International's Prime Product of the Year. At that time, VCA was called a “coming-of-age” product. Since then, VCA vendors and security players alike have been eagerly waiting for the other VCA shoe to drop. For years, the security industry has been wondering whether or not “this” was the year for VCA, the turning point…

104, 2014

e-News from Agent Video Intelligence Edition 2, 2014

• savVi Online Certification Launched • Agent Vi – Samsung Techwin Integration Partnership • Continued Channel Expansion Worldwide • Agent Vi Extends Support to Axis’ ARTPEC-5-Based Cameras • savVi Version 5.1 Released • Upcoming events: ASIS, Consec, APTA, Skydd, CANASA, Israel HLS

2603, 2014

Agent Vi Announces the Launch of savVi™ – The Next Generation Video Analytics Platform

Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi), the leading global provider of open architecture, video analytics software, announces the launch of its innovative video analytics product, savVi™. A unified software platform encompassing the most comprehensive video analytics offering available in the surveillance industry, savVi presents real-time event detection, video search and business intelligence applications incorporated in a single, intuitive and easy to use product.

2503, 2014

Vigilant Technology joins Agent Vi’s Technology Partner Program

Vigilant Technology, a BATM Company and provider of intelligent IP video surveillance and security solutions, today announced that it has completed the integration of NetVR recording software with Agent Vi’s real-time video analytics software. The integration enables Vigilant NetVR users to employ the complete suite of Vi-System's analytics capabilities, allowing security operators to receive alerts in real-time for events of interest, and respond accordingly.

2901, 2014

Agent Vi Announces 2013 Channel Partner Awards

Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi) is honoring leading members of its Channel Partner Program with Channel Partner Awards for their outstanding partnership and efforts during 2013 in their respective regions. Anixter, Itec Digital, LAIS, Securadyne Systems, Spyke Security and SQX recognized for their sales efforts during 2013.

101, 2014

e-News from Agent Video Intelligence Edition 1, 2014

• Agent Vi Ranked 20th Fastest Growing Tech. Company in Israel • Agent Vi 2013 Channel Partner Awards • Agent Vi Delivers Footfall Data to Telkom South Africa • Continued Channel Expansion Worldwide • Vi-System & Vi-Search Update • New Resource: Hardware & Software Specification for your Deployment • Agent Vi Signs Global Patent License Agreement with ObjectVideo • Agent Vi Expands Americas Sales Group • Upcoming Events: ISC West, ISC Brazil, Expo Seguridad Mexico, Scandinavia Roadshow

2312, 2013

Agent Vi Continues Video Analytics Leadership with ObjectVideo Patent License

Agent Vi, a global leader in open architecture video analytics software solutions, today jointly announced the signing of a patent license agreement with ObjectVideo. The worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-bearing license to ObjectVideo’s portfolio of 55 patents provides Agent Vi, its customers and partners, protection for current and future Agent Vi products.

412, 2013

Article: “50 Lives will be saved [annually] with video analysis” (in Swedish), featured in Ny Teknik (Swedish)

Trafikverket satsar en miljard kronor på att halvera dödsfallen på järnvägsspåren. Kameror och avancerad videoanalys är en viktig del i strategin.
Närmare hundra personer dör varje år efter att ha blivit påkörda av tåg på Trafikverkets järnvägsnät. Flera av de omkomna är personer som bara har försökt spara några minuter på att ta en genväg över spåret. Men tre av fyra dödsolyckor är självmord...

111, 2013

Article: “Government Contracting: Success Story – Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center”, featured in Securityinfowatch.com

In addition to nearly 30 judges, more than 1,400 people work in the Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center. The complex features a four-story courthouse facility and a 12-story office building that includes a data center. On any given day, 500 or more visitors pass through one of two secure entrances to conduct business...

2910, 2013

Agent Vi Ranked 20th Fastest Growing Technology Company in Israel

Agent Vi (Agent Video Intelligence) was named Number 20 on the 2013 Deloitte Israel Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Israel. The ranking is based on a comparison of revenue growth rates over 5 years (2008-2012), as reflected in the companies’ audited revenue figures, and includes both private and public companies.

2908, 2013

Article: “Case Study: Brisbane Town Hall IP Security Solution”, featured in Security Electronics & Networks Magazine

BRISBANE City Hall, presiding over bustling King George Square with entrances at King George Square and on Ann and Adelaide Sts, is listed by the Register of the National Estate and is one of Australia's most stately public buildings. But the 1930 building was constructed on wet ground and over decades this led to subsidence, concrete cancer and problems with corrosion in aging wiring...

1607, 2013

Agent Video Intelligence Video Analytics Products Achieve Milestone Solution Certification

Agent Video Intelligence, a global leader in video analytics products, and Milestone Systems, a global leader in video management software (VMS), announce the certification of their integrated products. The certification strengthens the Agent Vi-Milestone partnership and verifies the joint product offering available to Agent Vi and Milestone channel partners.

107, 2013

Article: “Smart Video Ensures Situational Awareness”, featured in A&S International

Video content analysis is available on edge-based and server-based devices. Edge-based VCA is capable of utilizing the bandwidth, as video images are processed on the camera itself. Serverbased VCA allows for more advanced calculations since it has a larger processor. Though all VCA are prone to false alarms, advances in algorithms and use of high resolution cameras will continue to reduce those rates. Before deploying VCA in any environment, users must fully understand their environments to see if it is suitable or if it will actually assist in their operations…

107, 2013

Article: “Future Intelligence Aims to Decrease False Alarms”, featured in A&S International

False alarms are inevitable with current VCA technologies, and will probably continue to remain an issue for some years to come. What’s important is minimizing the rates of false alarm in the VCA system for smoother operations and preventing the waste of resources to address false alarms. False alarms can be set off by falling leaves, weather conditions, lighting reflections, and other common factors, especially in crowded settings where there are constant movements of people and objects…

107, 2013

Article: “Milestone – Axis – Agent Vi help Brown County to monitor Austin Straubel International Airport”, featured in Sourcesecurity.com

Brown County, Wisconsin, has upgraded disparate DVR systems that were time consuming and unreliable to an improved system designed to keep workers and publicly owned property safe with streamlined efficiency. They installed a fibre communications network with an IP-based surveillance system. Network cameras from Axis Communications are interconnected through Milestone XProtect® Corporate video management software (VMS)...

107, 2013

e-News from Agent Video Intelligence Edition 3, 2013

• Agent Vi Protects High-Value Manufacturing Sites • Agent Vi and Milestone Announce Certification of their Integrated Products • Continued Channel Expansion Worldwide • Integration Updates: Expanded Support for VMS Platforms • Vi-System Version 4.2 Enhancements • Partner Events Worldwide • Upcoming Event: ASIS • Upcoming Training & Certification Courses

104, 2013

e-News from Agent Video Intelligence Edition 2, 2013

• Agent Vi Enhances Security at Montreal’s Convention Center • Announcement of Key Management Appointments • Agent Vi Expands Integration on Genetec VMS Platform • Continued Channel Expansion Worldwide • UltraIP Integrates with Agent Vi • Supported VMS for Agent Vi Solutions • Event Update: Axis A&E Technology Summit • Upcoming Events: ISC West, ISC Brazil & IFSEC • Upcoming Training & Certification Courses

503, 2013

Agent Vi Expands Integration on Genetec VMS Platform

Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi) has expanded its integration with Genetec™ software to offer its full range of video analytics solutions through Genetec’s unified security platform, Security Center. The integration enables deployment of Vi-System, Agent Vi’s real-time video analytics software, and Vi-Search, Agent Vi’s video search and analysis tool, with the Genetec video management software.

103, 2013

Article: “UK Solar Farms Prevent Vandalism and Theft Using IP System”, featured in Sourcesecurity.com

Wirsol Solar U.K. installs photovoltaic systems to generate electrical power from solar radiation has sought an affordable surveillance solution for four of these 5-megawatt solar farms, each measuring some 200,000 square meters. Specifically, Wirsol wanted to prevent intruders from entering and stealing the highly valuable solar panels...

2702, 2013

Agent Vi Announces Key Management Appointments

Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi), the leading global provider of video analytics solutions, has appointed experienced and accomplished managers to lead key departments within the company. The appointments serve the company’s strategic goals of further global expansion, continued focus on product development and the broadening of Agent Vi’s service offering.

1402, 2013

Agent Video Intelligence named as Key Vendor Dominating the Global Video Analytics Market Space

Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi) has been named as one of the few key vendors dominating the global intelligent video analytics market. A market research report released in February 2013 by TechNavio identifies 4 key vendors dominating the intelligent video analytics market. Among them, Agent Vi is the only company offering open architecture video analytics products, allowing integration with multiple 3rd party cameras and video management systems.

1202, 2013

Article: “Security systems preventing solar panel theft at solar farms in UK”, featured in Solar Selections

Solar panel theft is a real issue in the UK. While the price of panels has come down considerably in the past few years, they are still a significant investment, and it would be painful for the owner to have this integral part of a solar photovoltaic (PV) system stolen from under their nose. Security is a particularly important concern for large-scale solar farms and solar parks, which are ordinarily located on sizable tracts of land, often in remote areas…

502, 2013

Agent Vi Honors Leading Channel Partners

Agent Vi is honoring leading members of its Channel Partner Program with Channel Partner Awards for their outstanding partnership and efforts during 2012 in their respective regions. Anixter, Cyrus Innovations, G4S Technology, Redisul and Securitas Sverige recognized for their sales efforts during 2012.

102, 2013

Article: “Centralised County Surveillance”, featured in Hi-Tech Security Solutions

When Brown County decided to install a centralised surveillance ­solution throughout its government facilities, Milestone XProtect Corporate video management software was deployed over the existing private communications fibre network to increase safety for its departments...

2901, 2013

Intelligent Video Surveillance Network Prevents Thefts at UK Solar Farms

Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi) has partnered with Axis Communications and Milestone Systems to deliver a cutting-edge IP surveillance system to Wirsol Solar UK, a globally active solar energy company. Multiple solar farm sites across the United Kingdom now boast state-of-the-art security systems that effectively protect the sites despite the challenging conditions faced at those unmanned, non-illuminated, remote locations.

101, 2013

Article: “Wide-Scale Municipal Security”, featured in Security Products (via Security Today website)

When Brown County, Wis., decided to install a centralized surveillance solution throughout its government facilities, Milestone XProtect Corporate video management software was deployed over the existing private communications fiber network to increase safety for its departments....

101, 2013

e-News from Agent Video Intelligence Edition 1, 2013

• 2003-2013: 10 Years of Surveillance Innovation for Agent Vi • Agent Vi 2012 Channel Partner Awards • Agent Vi-Axis-Milestone Prevents Thefts at UK Solar Farms • Continued Channel Expansion Worldwide • Integration Updates: Expanded Support for VMS Platforms • Agent Vi Presenting at European Events • Partner Events Worldwide • Upcoming Events: ISC West 2013 & Certification • Upcoming Training & Certification Courses • Ask Agent Vi: What is the Heat Map Feature?