Kogniz Silicon Valley AI Startup Profile

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Nov 07, 2018

Kogniz is a Silicon Valley company that aims to bring AI analytics to security and surveillance, centering on their own smart cameras:

We spoke with Daniel Putterman, Co-CEO at Kogniz to better understand their approach and how they aim to differentiate against incumbents.

In this note we look at:

  • Who is Kogniz
  • Retail and Loss Prevention
  • Pricing
  • Channel Structure
  • Proprietary Camera System
  • Real-Time Analytics
  • No Third-Party Camera Support
  • Communicate with Kogniz Cloud
  • Developing Image Datasets
  • Compared to Avigilon and Verkada

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Channel *********

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Proprietary ****** *******

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Real-Time *********

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Communicate **** ****** *****

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Developing ***** ********

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Compared ** ********

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Compared ** *******

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Comments (5)

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