Startup iryx Launches, Led by Ex-Arecont and FLIR Executives

By: John Honovich, Published on Apr 04, 2019

Suddenly, the video surveillance industry is witnessing a new wave of startups.

Now launching is iryx, a startup led by veterans of 2 of the industry's first wave of megapixel camera companies, Ian Johnston, most recently VP of Engineering at FLIR, earlier CTO of IQinVision, and Raul Calderon, most recently President at Arecont Vision.

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iryx describes their upcoming offerings as 'machine learning camera products that offer sensor fusion.' We spoke with the executives about the company's launch and analyze their outlook and positioning.

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