About BriefCam

Rapid Review, Search and Analysis of Video Content

The Company

BriefCam is the industry’s leading provider of Video Synopsis® solutions for rapid video review and search, real-time alerting and quantitative video insights. By transforming raw video into actionable intelligence, BriefCam dramatically shortens the time-to-target for security threats while increasing safety and optimizing operations.

BriefCam Syndex® products utilize the latest machine learning technology to improve security, safety and efficiency, and are deployed by top law enforcement agencies, governments andFortune 500 companies across the globe.

BriefCam’s groundbreaking technology transforms how organizations use video surveillance, and has been recognized with a series of industry accolades, including The Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award, Security Products Magazine New Product of the Year, SIA New Product Showcase Best in Video Analytics Award, and CNBC Europe’s 25 Most Creative Companies.


“Organizations are looking for innovative solutions that harness technology to improve their businesses, and BriefCam’s deep learning and synopsis technology will enable our customers to transform their video into actionable intelligence…”

Marcus Kneen, CEO IndigoVision

What We Do

Harnessing the power of video synopsis and artificial intelligence to expedite review and realize hidden value in video surveillance.

With more than 350 million video security cameras worldwide (and growing), the amount of video recorded is overwhelming. There are simply not enough human eyes to review it all, and its beyond human capacity to analyze the depth and breadth of its content. ThroughBriefCam’s unique fusion of artificial intelligence and computer vision technologies, organizations can now rapidly detect, track, identify, searchand view thousands of objects in every scene, totally transforming how organizations usevideo. As the industry’s leading provider of Video Synopsis® analytics solutions, BriefCam enables customers to:

  • Review hours of video in minutes
  • Rapidly search and identify people and objects of interest
  • Dynamically analyze key performance indicators to optimize operations
  • Receive near real-time notifications of critical events

The depth of BriefCam’s video analytics and cross functional applications maximize the ROI of video surveillance and help transform how organizations operate.

BriefCam History

BriefCam was founded in 2008 based on technology developed at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem by Prof. Shmuel Peleg, a renowned computer vision researcher. This proprietary technology, Video Synopsis®, is an award-winning innovation that summarizes hours of events into a “brief” to extract maximum value from video for safety, security and productivity.

BriefCam’s Video Synopsis technology created an immediate buzz within the industry, winning awards such as the Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award for Physical Security, among others. BriefCam’s technology was quickly adopted by the security sector is now the de facto standard for rapid video review.

Partnering with market-leading VMS vendors and major system integrators the technology has been deployed at prestigious sites around the world including, the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, the Old City of Jerusalem, Disney, and the Javits Convention Center,  and Smart City initiatives in Boston, Buenos Aires, Beverly Hills and Brussels. BriefCam has helped Fortune 500 companies protect their employees, partners, and customers, and transformed how the hospitality and entertainment industries provide a safe and secure environment for their guests, and how transportation hubs keep their travelers out of harms ways.

BriefCam’s technology was reported to have been used in the investigation of Oslo bomber and mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, as well as the Boston Marathon bombing investigation, and is being used by hundreds of law enforcement agencies globally.