Motorola Solutions recently announced it has acquired Calipsa, a U.K.-based provider of cloud-based video analytics. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
According to a press release, Calipsa’s platform enables businesses to optimize security with AI-powered analytics that verify alarms, enable content-based searches, detect tampering and assess the health of cameras in real time. Calipsa’s cloud-based technology allows customers to add AI to existing IP-based cameras without additional hardware.
“We believe AI, spanning from the edge to the cloud, is driving the future of video security,” said Greg Brown, chairman and CEO, Motorola Solutions, in a statement. “With Calipsa, we can rapidly extend our intelligent analytics across any video security solution and support the accelerating trend of enterprises using cloud technologies to enhance safety and security.”
“Both Calipsa and Motorola Solutions share the mission of keeping enterprises and communities safe,” added Mohammad Rashid, CEO, Calipsa. “Joining the Motorola Solutions team enables us to accelerate the development and broaden the reach of our innovative technologies that transform video from a retroactive investigative tool into a proactive response tool.”
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