Kogniz Silicon Valley AI Startup Profile

By 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 [link no longer available], 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

Who ** ******

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Retail *** **** ********** *******

****** ****** ** **** over ** ****-******* *********, primarily ******** ** **** prevention *** ******, **** seeing *********** ********** ** *****, *** cited * **** ***** starting ***** **** ***. They **** **** ***** willingness ** ****** ******* systems *** ****** **** grow ** ***** ******* stages.

*******

****** ******'* ***** *** exact ******* ** ***** solution *** ************ **** "you *** *** ******* for ***** $*,***, ********* the ********, *** ********, the *******, *** ***** storage *** **** ** get ** *** ******* with ****-**** ****** ***********."

***** ** * ******* service *** *** ****** that ****** ** *** publicly ********** ** **** time, *** ** *********** compared ** ***** ****** recognition ********* **** *** available *****.

Channel *********

********* ********* **** ****** is ****** * ****** approach ** ****** ** market, ********* ******** ** end ***** ** **** expeditious ***, ** * byproduct, ******* ************* **** integrators:

** ***** * *** of **** ***** ****** to ********* *** ***** in ** ********** ** reseller ******* *** ** used ** ******* **** install ***** *********. ** are ******** ******* ************* with ***** ******* ******** as ****.

********, ****** **** **** most ********* **** **** with **** *** **** informed ********** **** *** Kogniz ******** ******:

* *** ** *** customers **'** ****** **** didn't **** **** ***** this ******** *** **** it *** ********* ** them *** **** **********. Especially **** ** **** to *** *****-******** ********.

****** ******* ***** ***** deployment ***** (***** * week) *** *****, *****-******** customers **** **** **** a ******* ***** ****** to ***** ******* ***********.

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

**********, ****** ** ****** designing ***** ** *******. The ******* *** ******** to ******* **-***** ***** analytics ** *** ******, utilizing *** ****** *** processor ***** *******.

***** *** * **** factors, **** ******* **** image ******* *** ******** lens ******* **** *.*** up ** ****.

*******, *** */*.*" ******* CMOS ****** ** ******* than **** ** ******* which **** *********** ***-***** performance. ************, ***** *** no ******* *** ********** IR.

****** **** *** ******* are ********* ** *** US.

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

****** ***** ** ******** real-time **-***** ********* *** video ************, *** **** post-event ****** ************. ***** cameras ******* *** ***** at *****, *** *** performing **** ***********, **** crossing, ****** ********, ****** recognition, ***. ** ******** real-time ****** *** ****** for ******** *********.

***** **** *********** ******** requires ** ****** ***-**-*** with * ******* ***** of ********* ** ~** degrees.

No ***** ***** ****** *******

****** ***** ******** *** analytics ** *** ******* 3rd ***** *******, **** their * ****** ******.

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

***** ****** ******* ******* all ***** ********* ****** the ******, **** **** need ** *********** **** Kogniz ***** ******** ** update ******** ****** *** even ********* ****** **** people ******** ******* ******** cameras ** ********.

** **** ** **/* full ********** ** *****-***** video ******* ** ********, with **** ******* ******** at ********** ****.

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

****** **** **** **** of *** ****** ******** (large ********* ** **** images) *** ******** ** analytics *** *** ********** for ********** ******** ********* for ***** ************ ******* of *** ********* *******:

  • *** ****** ****** ***********
  • ***** ******** (*********** ******* photos)
  • **** ** ***** (*** enough ****** ** **** person)
  • **** ** ********* 

**** **** **** **** spent *********** ********* ********* and ********** ******** ** their *** ******** *** training **** ******** ***** analytic. ****** **** **** train ***** ********* ** millions ** ****** ****** a ******* ***** ** individuals.

Compared ** ********

****** ** ********** ****-**** video *********, ******* ** generating **** ****** *** alarms, ***** ********'* ********** Search ** *** ********* recorded ***** *** ******, vehicles, ** *******.

******** ****** ******* ****** Detection ** * ****-**** analytic *** ** **** capable ** ******** *** odd ****** ******** ** a ******, *** ******** people, ****** ********* ** people ********.

*******,********'* ********* ************ ******* ***** ********* on *****-***** ******* ** addition ** ***** ***, while ****** **** ******** their *********** *******.

Compared ** *******

************** ******-****** ***** ************ startup *********** ****** ***** *** closed ***** *** *** storage, *** ******* *********** camera ****. ******* ** targeting ********** ************ *********, focusing ** ******* ********, mobile *****, *** **** of **********.

*******, ******* **** *** offer ****** ** *****-***** video *********, ******* ******* on ****** *********** ***** surveillance ******* **** *** cloud.

Comments (5)

********* *** ****** *** processor ***** *******

********** ***** ********* ***** **?

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* ****** **** *** class **** ****** ***** under, ******** ** **** PoE. *** ** *** draw ** ** *** by ******, **** *** have *** ** *** other ***** ** *****, I ***** ***** **** requires **** **** ** PoE+.

 

 

********, ****** **** **** most ********* **** **** with **** *** **** informed ********** **** *** Kogniz ******** ******:

* *** ** *** customers **'** ****** **** didn't **** **** ***** this ******** *** **** it *** ********* ** them *** **** **********. Especially **** ** **** to *** *****-******** ********.

********* ** ****.  ***** you *** ****** ** bypass *** *******, **** 24 ********* *** *** going ** *** ** front ** * ***** lot ** *************.  ****** you **** ** ***** that ** ***** ** advertising ** *** ********* it **** ****** **** way.

** **** ** **/* full ********** ** *****-***** video ******* ** ********, with **** ******* ******** at ********** ****.

** **** **** ***** rate ***? **** ** the ****** ********* *********** per ******?

******: ****** *** ***** a ** ** ********** ****, *** ********** ****** for ******* *** *****.

*** *** ******** ******** approach, *** ******* ********: ****** ****** Recognition

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