Cernium Layoffs and Restructuring

Author: John Honovich, Published on May 02, 2011

According to tips provided to us and confirmation from a source close to the company, video analytics manufacturer Cernium has made sizeable layoffs and restructured their operations.

Historically, Cernium focused on the enterprise / government market with products such as Perceptrak (a centralized video analytics offering) and ExitSentry (for airport checkpoint monitoring).

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