Agent Vi Ranked No. 1 in Global Video Analytics Market Share For Second Consecutive Year

Agent Vi was named as the No. 1 provider of video analytics software, holding the largest market share globally, for the second consecutive year, in a recent research report by IHS Markit on the global video surveillance market for 2016.

Being the first video analytics software company to commercially deploy solutions using advanced Deep Learning algorithms, Agent Vi continues to lead not only in market share, but also in state-of-the-art solutions based on the most advanced technologies.

Agent Vi thanks its technology and channel partners as well as its customers for their ongoing partnership.

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Agent Vi Leadership Among Security.World’s Top 12 Global Market Influencers for 2017

Agent Vi CEO Itsik Kattan, together with CTO and Co-founder Zvika Ashani, have been named among the Top 12 Physical Security and Video Surveillance Market Influencers for 2017 by industry publication Security.World, credited with “creating a veritable shift in the surveillance industry” with a move towards cloud-based SaaS. Readers were polled on “who they thought had great insight into the physical security and video surveillance markets, and whose market advice should be followed.”

In recent years Mr. Kattan has been focused on evangelizing the use of video surveillance as the core component for Smart and Safe Cities. He has steered Agent Vi from traditional on-premise installations to a broader adoption of cloud-based video solutions, particularly in the conventional spaces of city municipalities and law enforcement. As part of that vision, Agent Vi has introduced the only true cloud-based video analytics SaaS into the market that enables any camera of any brand and from any geographical region, to connect to Agent Vi’s video analytics service.

Mr. Ashani is a recognized expert in the fields of image processing and understanding, video compression, networking infrastructure, server technologies and architectural design, and author and holder of several patents for technologies relating to intelligent video analysis. In addition, Ashani is a leading authority on Machine Learning and related algorithms, with an emphasis on Deep Learning, and has published articles discussing how Artificial Intelligence (AI) (manifested through Machine Learning) using Deep Learning technology will impact the video analytics market.

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innoVi Edge Selected as Finalist in the Security & Fire Excellence Awards!

innoVi Edge has been named as a Finalist in the Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2017, within the “CCTV System of the Year (Excluding Cameras and Lens)” category. innoVi Edge is a compact appliance that functions as a Security Cloud Gateway connecting any onsite ONVIF / RTSP fixed IP camera to Agent Vi’s cloud-based innoVi Video Intelligence Suite. This effectively enables the benefits of cloud-based video analytics to be conveyed directly to any camera regardless of make or model.

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New Strategic Partnerships

Memorandum of Understanding between Agent Vi and Huawei

Agent Vi and Huawei signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the establishment of a new partnership. The two companies will join forces on the development and marketing of innovative video cloud solutions for the Safe City market.

Mr. Itsik Kattan, Agent Vi’s CEO, commented that “The partnership between Agent Vi and Huawei will combine our respective expertise to jointly create solutions for safer and smarter cities. Through this cooperation, municipal customers will be able to access the most innovative and advanced technologies, allowing them to better serve and protect their citizens.”

Commenting on the cooperation with Agent Vi, Fan Siyong, President of Huawei’s Public Sector, said: “Huawei is delighted to partner with Agent Vi to innovate in the area of video cloud. Leveraging industry-leading ICT solutions and an ever-growing collaborative public safety ecosystem, Huawei, together with Agent Vi, aims to enable the public safety industry to respond quickly and accurately to safety threats, ensuring social stability for all.”

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Agent Vi Joins NVIDIA’s Metropolis Software Partner Program

Agent Vi joined NVIDIA’s Metropolis Software Partner Program. Agent Vi employs NVIDIA GPUs to deliver cutting-edge intelligent video analysis via deep learning algorithms, and being a part of the Metropolis Partner Program will enable Agent Vi to better leverage Deep Learning technology to create safer and smarter cities.

“With more than a decade of experience in deploying thousands of video analytics installations worldwide, we were among the first companies to develop deep learning algorithms utilizing NVIDIA’s cloud-based GPUs,” commented CTO of Agent Vi, Mr. Zvika Ashani.

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savVi Updates

savVi – Agent Vi’s on-premise video analytics software – continues to be the video analytics product of choice for new customers across a range of vertical markets, from critical infrastructure to enterprise and industry, education and beyond.

New VMS Integrations

Adding to the long list of video management system (VMS) partners, savVi has been integrated with a number of new VMS in recent months, enabling more end users to deploy savVi’s comprehensive range of video analytics capabilities.

savVi’s VMS partners now include: Cisco, FLIR, Genetec, Geutebruck, Hanwha Techwin (Samsung), Hikvision, ISS, Milestone, OnSSI, Pelco, Siemens, Verint, Vigilant. Click here to see which editions and versions of these VMS are supported.

Expanded Operating Systems

savVi now supports Windows 10, in addition to other operating systems.

Languages Support

savVi now supports English, Russian, Mandarin and Spanish. Additional languages will be added soon.

innoVi Updates

innoVi for Central Monitoring is expanding its reach, with new customers including Central Monitoring Stations (CMS), Alarm Receiving Centres (ARCs), integrators and dealers in USA, UK, The Netherlands, Scandinavia and beyond.

Improved Object Classification

The cutting-edge Deep Learning technology that is employed by innoVi allows for categorization of object classes with great precision. Currently being rolled out is innoVi’s ability to further classify objects, with innoVi offering detection of people, vehicles, bicycles and motorcycles.

Video Health Monitoring

innoVi constantly monitors connected cameras, and accordingly, will start alerting for “health events” whereby the analytics quality is compromised. Video health events may be due to a lack of communication with the camera, low / saturated light, camera obscuring and more.  innoVi will also monitor the innoVi Edge connectivity and resources, and send alerts when issues are identified.

Events

Click here to see more details about upcoming events, and here to request a meeting at any of these events:

♦   Smart City Expo, 14-16 November, Barcelona, Spain

Agent Vi’s CTO Mr. Zvika Ashani will be speaking on “Increasing City Security through AI-based Real-Time Monitoring of Surveillance Video” in a Congress Session on 15 November, 14:15-15:15 in the Agora room. Additionally, Agent Vi is exhibiting within the Israel Pavilion, #B243.

♦  ISC East, 15-16 November, New York, NY, USA

Agent Vi is exhibiting within the Pelco booth (#505) and ISS booth (#619).

♦  Louisiana Security Association Convention, 16 November, Kenner, LA, USA

♦  Secutech Thailand, 16-18 November, Bangkok, Thailand

Agent Vi is exhibiting within the Intelligent Video Pavilion, #L31.

♦  Milipol Paris, 21-24 November, Paris, France

Agent Vi is exhibiting within the Israel Pavilion, #F039.

♦  Cloud+, 28-29 November, Austin, TX, USA

Agent Vi is exhibiting at Cloud+, and additionally, Mr. AJ Frazer, VP Bus. Dev. of Agent Vi will be presenting a session entitled “A Manufacturer’s Story: Converting from On-premise to SaaS”.

♦   CAA (California Alarm Association) Winter Convention, 29 November – 2 December, San Francisco, CA, USA