BRS Labs AISight 3.0 Examined

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Oct 05, 2011

BRS Labs' AISight is, without a doubt, one of the most hyped products in the industry led by one of the most aggressive marketing campaigns ever. For example, just last month, they held a press conference announcing the death of video analytics. That noted, great unclarity continues to exist about what the product is and how it is positioned relative to 'dead' video analytics. In this update, we overview what AISight actually does and does not do, and help users understand their offering.

Overview of AISight

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