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November 15th, 2018

BriefCam Honored with 2018 Gold ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award

Company recognized for innovative and comprehensive Video Analytics solution

New York City, ISC East, Nov. 15, 2018BriefCam®, the industry’s leading provider of VIDEO SYNOPSIS® and Deep Learning solutions, today announced it is the recipient of a 2018 Gold ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award from American Security Today for its Video Content Analytics Platform.

The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is a prestigious program that highlights the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking security solutions coming onto the market today. The program is specifically designed to honor distinguished government and vendor solutions that deliver enhanced value, benefit and intelligence to end users in a variety of government, homeland security and public safety vertical markets.

“‘ASTORS’ nominations are evaluated on their technical innovation, interoperability, specific impact within the category, overall impact to the industry, relatability to other industry technologies, and application feasibility outside of the industry,” according to Tammy Waitt, co-founder and editorial director of American Security Today.

BriefCam’s comprehensive Video Content Analytics platform was selected for its ability to transform raw video into actionable intelligence, dramatically reducing the time-to-target for security threats while increasing safety and optimizing operations.

BriefCam differs from other Video Content Analytics solutions because of its innovative and extensible platform, delivering a robust portfolio of critical video analytics capabilities fully integrated for a “better together” paradigm.

This week at ISC East, BriefCam announced the v5.3 release of its Video Content Analytics platform which introduces breakthrough capabilities to deliver a powerful and innovative approach to making video content searchable, actionable and quantifiable.

BriefCam’s v5.3 includes highly accurate face recognition and extends its real-time alerting, search and quantitative analytics capabilities. Leveraging state-of-the-art Deep Neural Networks trained in diverse data sets for industry leading accuracy in face matching, BriefCam v5.3’s face recognition capabilities help streamline post-event investigations, support rapid response to situational changes, and derive richer operational intelligence for data-driven decision making. The addition of highly accurate, real-time face recognition capabilities to BriefCam’s already extensible video content analytics platform, organizations can further benefit from actionable intelligence for their situational awareness and operational agility initiatives.

“We are honored to be recognized for our Video Content Analytics Platform in American Security Today’s distinguished 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program,” said Stephanie Weagle, BriefCam chief marketing officer. “As a trusted partner to Law Enforcement and Transportation Agencies,  Retail, Healthcare and Educational Institutions, and Safe & Smart Cities across the globe BriefCam customers have been using these solutions for accelerating investigations, deriving operational intelligence and attaining situational awareness.”

Learn more about BriefCam’s v5.3 here.

About BriefCam

BriefCam is the industry’s leading provider of VIDEO SYNOPSIS ®and Deep Learning solutions for rapid video review and search, face recognition, 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’s award-winning products are deployed by law enforcement and public safety organizations, government and transportation agencies, major enterprises, healthcare and educational institutions, and local communities worldwide. For more information about transforming video surveillance into actionable intelligence, visit


 About American Security Today

American Security Today (AST), the ‘New Face in Homeland Security™’, is the premier digital media platform in the U.S. Homeland Security and Public Safety Industry, focused on breaking news and in-depth coverage of the newest initiatives and hottest technologies in physical & IT security on the market today. AST highlights the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking security solutions across a wide variety of media products delivered daily, weekly and monthly to over 75,000 qualified government and security industry readers, essential to meeting today’s growing security challenges to ‘Secure our Nation, One City at a Time™’.


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