Axis acquires retail tech of Cognimatics
Network video specialist Axis Communications has strengthened its knowledge and technology offering to the retail sector with the acquisition of Cognimatics. Cognimatics’ store optimization solutions can be used for people counting, queue measurement and occupancy estimation.
“Cognimatics’ products are well-known with a successful track record in the retail sector, and complement our solutions in that market. Their commitment to developing innovative and easy-to-use products is consistent with Axis’ approach to provide the highest value solution for a range of customer needs,” says Ray Mauritsson, CEO at Axis Communications.
Founded in 2003, Cognimatics is a privately owned Swedish company, headquartered in Lund, with 12 employees. The company offers a suite of video analytics applications that can be used to provide retailers with insightful behavioral intelligence that helps optimize their operations, improve customer experience, and enhance security and safety.
Axis Communications and Cognimatics have cooperated for several years on both engineering and sales to provide integrated solutions to a number of mutual customers. Cognimatics serves customers in more than 70 countries via a global distributor and system integrator network.