Qognify Suspect Search Examined

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Jul 01, 2016

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.

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Building ** ******

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Technical **********

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Limitations With ******* ******

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

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

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