Qognify Suspect Search Examined

By Brian Karas, Published Jul 01, 2016, 09:25am EDT (Info+)

All you have is a description of a suspect? White guy, black hair, mustache, heavy, green jacket?

No problem, says Qognify, formerly NICE Security. They say they can search for any such combinations without even a picture or video clip of the suspect.

In this report we examine Qognify Suspect Search, its functionality, practicality, pricing and comparison to rival offerings including Avigilon appearance search.

Suspect ****** ********

******* ************ ******** ** ****** ************ *** *******, down ** ******* **** ***** *** jacket *****, *** ******** * ***** search **** **** ****** ***********. ******* says their ***** *********, ***** ******* ***** in **** **** *** ***** ******** meta-data ** *******, *** ****** ******** results **** * ****-******* ******.  

************, ** *** **** ******* *** an ****** ***** ** * *******, the ****** ******** *** ** ******* and *** ****** *** ** ********* from *** **** *****, ****** ******* claims ******** *** ****** ** ***** often ****** **** ******** ***** **** the ******* ******* ********.

*******'* ********* ***** ***** ** ******** of *** *******:

Building ** ******

*** ********* **** ***** ** ******* of ******** ** ****** ** ****** from: 

***** *** ********** *** ***** ***** like ***** *** ******* ** ******, as **** ** **** **** ***** items **** *****, *******, ******* *** bags.

Searching *** ********

*** ******** **** ****** ******* ******** video ** *********-******* ******* *** ****** results ****** ** ***** ** ******* match *****.  ** ** ****** ******* is *****, *** ****** ************** ** the ******* *** ** ******** **** an ****** ***** ** *** ******* from *** *****, *** **** *** search **-***.

Only ******* ** ******** *****

******* ****** **** ***** ** ******** video, ***** ** ** *** ** setup * **** ***** *** * suspect ******** ***** *******.  ***********, ** takes * *** ******* ***** *** classified ***** *** **** ******** ****** it *** ****** ** ****** *******.

***********

******* ****** ********* **** **** ********* with *** *******, ****** ** ******* **** the ****** ** ********* ***** ******* Search ** ***.

*** ****** ******** **** **** ** the **** ***** *** **** ** actual ****, *** *** ******* ******** (which ******* ***** *** ***** ** to **** *** ** ********-************ *******) showed ******* ** * ****** ******* to *** ******, ********* * ******** bag.  *******, ***** ******* **** ****** the ****** ** ****** **** ****, unobstructed ** ***** ****** ** *******, in ****-*** ******* ******.  ** ** unclear ** *** ****** ***** **** been ********* ********* ** * ******* scene ** ** ******** ****.  ************, a ****** ** ******* ******** ****** persons ******* * ***, ** ******** a ***** *******.

Technical **********

******* ******** *** ********* **** *******:

  • **** ********* *****, ******* ***** *** ******* people. ***** ****** *** **** ******** based ** *****, ******* *** ***** features, ******** ****** ** ** ******** and **********.
  • *** ******* *** ***** ** ** analyzed ** ~** ****** ***** ** their ******** ***** ** ** **** resolution.
  • *** ~*** *******, **** ***** ******* an ********** ****** **** ** ***** (2 ****, * ***** ****) *** 32GB ***.
  • **** *** ** **** **** *** party *******.
  • **** ******** ***** ****'* ***** ********** software / ****** *** ****** ** 'added **' ** *** ***** *****.

Limitations With ******* ******

  • ***** *** *** ****** **** ******** things **** ***** ** ********** *** ****** these ******* ***** ******** ****** *** ****** ******* from ***-********* ***** ***** *****.
  • *****-***** ********* ******** **** ********, *** cameras ******** *** ****** ***** ******* to ******* ******* *******.  **** **** becomes ******* *** **** * ****** has ******** ** */* **** ** low *****.
  • *** **** ******* ****** *****/****** ***, the **** ****** ******* **** ** accurate.  ****** ****** **** ***/*** ******* would **** *** ****** ******** *******.
  • ***** *** ****** * **** ******** avatar, *** ** ***** ******* *** not ********** ******** ** *** ******* it *** ********** ****** *******.  ** the ****** ** **** ** **** for * ****** **** * ***** and *******, *** ******* **** **** minimal ******** ****** **** *** ***** the ****** ** **** ** **-********* potential ******* **** **** ***** ******* on *** *********.
  • ******* ****** ** **** ********, *** likely ** ** ***** ********, ** large ******* ****** (** ***** ** very ****** ******** ** * ****** a ****** ****** ****** **** ****** work **** ******). ** ***** ******* goes **, *** ******* **** ***** results *** ********, ** *** ******* is ******** **** **** ** ***** people ** *** *****, ********* *************.

Price *** ************

********* *** ********* **** ****** ******* Search ** $*** ****, ** *** of *** **** ******* *** *******'* VMS. **** **** ******* ****** ** *** upper ******* ** ********* ******* *******.

Compared ** ***** ********* ********

****** ** *** **** ** **** claims ** ******** ********* ***** ** avatar ********, * ****** ** ********* over ***** ** ********** ******:

** ***** *** ****** ********** ******** still **** ** ***** *** **** they ****. ********, ***** **** *** do ****, ** **** ****** ** its **** *********** ***** ******** / search *** ******** **** ** ******* and **** ** ***-**.

Outlook *** ******* ******

*******'* **-**-****** ******** ******* ** ***** ** mega accounts. ***** ****, ******* **** ** bad ** **, ** ** *** think ** **** **** * ***** industry ****** ******* ** *** ******* customers ******* **** ** *****. 

** *** ******** ****, **** ***** help ******* *********** ****** **** ****** for ***** **** *****, ***** *********** accounts.

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