Agent Vi Launches New Anomaly Detection Capability

Agent Vi has launched a breakthrough Anomaly Detection capability as part of innoVi, its video analytics cloud based Software as a Service (SaaS). Combining Agent Vi’s extensive research into Artificial Intelligence (AI) and development of Deep Learning-powered algorithms, with the company’s 15 years of experience, the new Anomaly Detection is a robust self-learning capability that instantly alerts users to atypical incidents.

While innoVi’s Anomaly Detection can be applied to surveillance systems of all sizes, it is particularly valuable for large-scale deployments where the sheer volume of cameras prevents the video feeds from being monitored continuously. In such scenarios, and without pre-definition by the user, Agent Vi’s Anomaly Detection will be able to quickly learn the regular movement and traffic in a scene, and alert to irregular incidents, such as a crowd forming or running, a traffic accident or interruption, and more.

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Agent Vi Collaborates with AWS to Enable Any Surveillance Camera to Become a Smart Camera

Agent Vi’s cloud-based video analytics Software as a Service (SaaS), innoVi, is now integrated with Amazon Kinesis Video Streams, a recently-launched service by Amazon Web Services (AWS) to capture, process, and store video streams for analytics and machine learning. The AWS-innoVi solution will enable any surveillance camera to become “smart” within seconds.

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Only three companies were selected as initial partners for Kinesis Video Streams — a prestigious recognition on the part of the world’s largest public cloud services provider of Agent Vi’s deep learning capabilities for video analytics. This past month, an article including an interview with Agent Vi CEO Itsik Kattan appeared in A&S Magazine, serving to reinforce publicly the significance of Amazon’s selection.

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Agent Vi Announces 2017 Channel Partner Award Winners

In February, Agent Vi awarded seven members of the Channel Partner Program (CPP) with special accolades for exceptional partnership and efforts during 2017 in their respective regions. This year, the sixth in Agent Vi’s Channel Partner Awards program, a new category was added to recognize outstanding partners offering Central Monitoring services. And the winners are:

  • SONDA – 2017 Outstanding Partner of the Year
  • Siemens Industry Inc. (Memphis, TN Branch) – 2017 Channel Partner Award for North America
  • Exanet – 2017 Channel Partner Award for Central America & Latin America
  • Telelink – 2017 Channel Partner Award for Europe, Middle East & Africa
  • ST Electronics (Info-Comm Systems) – 2017 Channel Partner Award for Asia-Pacific
  • Eyeforce – 2017 Central Monitoring Partner Award for North America
  • Securitas – 2017 Central Monitoring Partner Award for Europe

Left to right: Agent Vi’s CPP Award winners ST Electronics (Info-Comm Systems), Siemens Industry Inc. (Memphis, TN Branch), and Exanet

Agent Vi thanks all its valued channel partners for their ongoing dedication and promotional efforts.

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New Strategic Partnerships

Canon Marketing Japan Appointed Value-Added Distributor for Japan

Canon Marketing Japan was appointed as a Value-Added Distributor throughout Japan for Agent Vi’s solutions, offering a best-in-class solution combining savVi video analytics, Axis Communications IP cameras, and the Milestone XProtect video management system (VMS).

“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,” commented Koichi Mikami, VP and Group Executive for Visual Solutions Headquarters for Canon Marketing Japan.

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Softprom by ERC Appointed Distributor for Various CIS Countries  

Softprom by ERC, a leading Value-Added Distributor in CIS and Europe, was also appointed as a distributor for Agent Vi’s solutions in territories including Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan and Moldova. “It’s a great honor for us to cooperate with Agent Vi. In our current distribution portfolio, we have the star alliance, #1 company for the VMS market, Milestone Systems, #1 company for the video analytics market, Agent Vi, and IP cameras from Hanwha Techwin, which allow our partners to get the best security solution from one place” commented Alona Shvetsova, Director of Security Systems Division, Softprom by ERC.

savVi Updates

savVi is Agent Vi’s on-premise video analytics software solution that offers a wide variety of analytics functionalities through a single, easy to use platform that integrates with existing or new surveillance systems. Featuring real-time event detectionvideo search and business intelligence applications, savVi provides a complete solution to the diverse video analytics requirements of multiple vertical markets.

New Release: savVi Version 5.4 

savVi Version 5.4 includes improvements such as reduced bandwidth options for cameras that do not have activated Real-Time Event Detection rules, Video Search, and/or Business Intelligence capabilities; better Database Redundancy Support; and improved System Monitoring. Plus, it’s now possible for sites to be assigned to a specific Application Server (AS) and to assign multiple AS to each site. For Real-Time Event Detection, in addition to scheduling a recurring rule for ‘always’ and ‘weekly’, users can now also schedule rules for specific dates and hours.

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Languages Support

savVi Version 5.4 now supports English, French, Russian, Spanish and Simplified Chinese.

VMS Integrations

With the release of savVi 5.4, savVi is being updated to support the latest VMS versions. VMS and alarm management software vendors that currently support savVi include: Cisco, FLIR, Genetec, Geutebruck, Hanwha Techwin, Hikvision, ISS, Milestone, OnSSI, Pelco, Siemens, SureView Systems, Verint.

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Enhancement of savVi Integration with Milestone XProtect 

A new enhanced, embedded integration of savVi-Analyst into Milestone GUI enables users to conduct advanced video searches and view search results directly from within the Milestone XProtect Smart Client, offering greater ease-of-use and convenience for Milestone customers.

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Expansion of savVi integration with ISS SecurOS 

The integration of savVi with the ISS SecurOS VMS has been expanded, enabling SecurOS not only to receive, display and manage real-time events but also to offer savVi’s video search and business intelligence capabilities.

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Over 4,000 for savVi Certification 

With the advent of 2018, the Agent Vi free online certification program for savVi passed the 4,000 students mark. The online certification, which is available in English and Spanish, offers different tracks for technical staff, sales staff, consultants and operators. To register for this free certification program, click here.

savVi End-of-Sale Announcements

savVi 5.3 end-of-sale has been announced as 1st July 2018 and will be supported by Agent Vi until its end-of-life date on 30th June 2019. To upgrade to savVi 5.4, customers must have a current SUP (Software Upgrade Plan) package. Contact [email protected] to enquire / purchase a SUP.

BI Portal end-of-sale has been announced as 1st April 2018. Limited support will be available according to Agent Vi’s support policy.

innoVi Updates

innoVi for Central Monitoring is Agent Vi’s cutting-edge cloud-based video intrusion detection service. innoVi delivers accurate and automatic detections of security breaches at remote sites with immediate video verification. By implementing state-of-the-art computerized vision technology powered by Deep Learning, innoVi provides superior detection performance without requiring the lengthy fine-tuning usually associated with video analytics setup.

innoVi Integration with Milestone XProtect

innoVi for Central Monitoring is now integrated seamlessly with the Milestone XProtect™ video management software (VMS), enabling security breaches detected by innoVi to be presented within the XProtect™ Smart Client. The event details and accompanying high-resolution, high FPS video clip allow surveillance operators to quickly review the video footage and respond accordingly. Accordingly, Central Monitoring Stations (CMS), Alarm Receiving Centres (ARC), and enterprises deploying Milestone XProtect will now be able to benefit from this highly accurate, cloud-based video intrusion detection service.

“Agent Vi’s well-established standing as a Milestone Solution Partner has been proven time and again in successful customer installations around the world, and they continue to develop video analytics with innovative technologies that are moving the industry forward. innoVi for Central Monitoring leverages the efficiencies of cloud infrastructure for dispersed locations, to improve overview and video verification for optimal response,” said Mike Sherwood, Director of Technical Services at Milestone Systems.

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New Features Update

innoVi now offers Video Health Monitoring which monitors video quality and camera connectivity ‘round the clock to alert users to issues that affect video analytics performance and may compromise a site’s security.

innoVi’s video health monitoring keeps tabs on all aspects of the video quality and connectivity including brightness/contrast/saturation, frame blocked, out of focus, as well as the status of the innoVi Edge appliance performance, latency or network outage.

Events

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Agent Vi is exhibiting within the Axis Communications booth #14051. The integration with AWS Kinesis Video Streams and VIVOTEK cameras will be presented at booth #12089. Agent Vi solutions will also be demonstrated at the following partner booths:

  • Axis Communications – Booth #14051
  • Genetec – Booth #26065
  • OnSSI – Booth #13074
  • Pivot3 – Booth #26071
  • Rasilient – Booth #27091
  • Verint – Booth #28057
  • Vicon – Booth #10077
  • Vivotek – Booth #12089

In addition, Agent Vi is hosting a SIA Education session: How to Move Your Customers from Buying CCTV to Recurring Monthly Revenue (RMR) Monitoring, on April 12, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Sands Room 201, Level 1.

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