Prosegur, Security & Safety Things collaborate on new AI enabled security services
July 28, 2021 By SP&T Staff
Security and Safety Things GmbH and Prosegur have announced their collaboration on the development of a new Security Operations Center (SOC) environment.
According to the company, Prosegur will incorporate AI-infused video analytic applications from the Security & Safety Things (S&ST) platform into the Prosegur “SOC as a service” offering. The edge analytic applications, which run directly on cameras or devices equipped with the S&ST operating system, will pre-filter incoming events from customer locations and augment human decisions for enhanced alarm monitoring, management and response. These new levels of automation increase serviceability to customers and reduce the number of truck rolls, which in turn allows Prosegur to more efficiently deploy its service and support operations.
“Enhancing real-time monitoring with artificial intelligence helps improve the real-time operational decision-making, which ultimately results in better security and quicker response times for our clients”, said Matt Sack, executive chairman of Prosegur Security USA, in a prepared statement. “We greatly value our partnership with Security & Safety Things for their collaborative approach to creating customized and innovative solutions that deliver added value to our clients, and we look forward to continuing to jointly drive innovation for the whole industry.”
The Security & Safety Things open platform enables the deployment of AI enabled analytics applications on devices running the open S&ST operating system. These apps are highly customizable to the customer use case or vertical need and can run on a variety of cameras from different manufacturers and form factors. The analytics apps can detect with low latency the details in a scene and bring these to the attention of operators.
“The Security & Safety Things business model of making AI video analytics available for customers around the globe through an open Application Store is unique in the industry,” said Hartmut Schaper, Chief Executive Officer, Security & Safety Things. “This partnership provides a blueprint for how new business models can be innovated using open platforms and AI, and underscores once more that joint innovation will shape the future of our industry.”
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