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September 19th, 2017

BriefCam Exponentially Accelerates Performance and Precision of its Video Analytics Solutions through NVIDIA GPUs

Boston, MA, September 19, 2017BriefCam®, the industry’s leading provider of VIDEO SYNOPSIS® solutions for rapid video review and search, real-time alerting, and quantitative video insights, today announced that it’s a part of the newly launched NVIDIA Metropolis Software Partner Program. The program offers a curated list of applications that make it easy for systems integrators and hardware vendors to build new products. BriefCam is harnessing the power of GPUs to exponentially accelerate video processing and deliver breakthrough video analytics solutions powered by deep learning. NVIDIA offers advanced GPU technologies that enable rapid video rendering and optimized deep learning frameworks.

BriefCam’s Syndex products help the world’s leading law enforcement, public safety, government and business organizations transform raw video into actionable security and business intelligence. It enables customers to review hours of video within minutes, rapidly pinpoint people and objects of interest, proactively receive real-time notifications of critical events, and dynamically analyze key performance indicators.

Known for its innovative approach for addressing city-wide safety and security initiatives, the Hartford Police Department will be the first to benefit from the advancements provided by running BriefCam on NVIDIA GPUs. “Using BriefCam has been a game changer for our city. Just last week, BriefCam helped us catch a suspected child predator by enabling us to review two hours of surveillance videos in 13 seconds,” said Sergeant Johnmichael O’Hare, Hartford Police Department. “We are also effectively using BriefCam to create safer traffic patterns, identify drug hotspots and secure events. Adding support for NVIDIA GPUs will further facilitate the city’s safe environment, enhancing the quality of life for the residents of Hartford, and help spur economic growth.”

“We’re excited to provide the industry with video analytics solutions that will perform faster, deliver better results and cost less,” said Tom Edlund, chief technology officer of BriefCam. “This collaboration will enable BriefCam to harness NVIDIA’s latest GPU technology to accelerate deep learning training and inferencing. As a result, we’ll be able to rapidly analyze more video and extract richer metadata to deliver the actionable insights demanded by our forensic, security and business customers globally.”