ROG Security - Cloud AI For Remote Monitoring

By Sean Patton, Published Jan 28, 2020, 09:10am EST

ROG Security is offering cloud-based AI analytics to remote guard companies, by touting having "nothing to install" to "add virtual guards."

** ***** ** *** (pronounced "*****") ** ****** understand ***** ******** **** remote ***** *********, ********* offerings, *** ****** ***********.

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  • *** ** *** ********
  • **** ***** ** ********* to **** *****
  • **** ******* ** **** target
  • *** **** **** ** cost
  • **** ******** ** ********
  • **** ** ***'* *-**** growth ****

ROG ******** ********

******* ** ****, *** is ************* ** *** Angelos, *** ******* * employees, ********* *** *********/***********. They **** ******* ****** ********** *** * **-**** background ** * **** entrepreneur, *** ******** *********** for ****** ******** ************ *********** *********. ******* **** *** goal *** ******** *** was ** ******** *** operation *** ********** ** video ********* ** ********** centers, ******* ******** *** the ********** ****** *****.

*** **** **** **** raised ~$* ******* ** private ******* **** ****** in *** ******* *** security ********. **** *** considering * ***** *********** round ** ******** ********* and ******* *** * larger ****** *******.

Cloud ** *** ****** ***** *** ***** **********

*** ****** *****-***** ** analytic ****** ** *********** remote ******** **********, ***** they **** **** ********* struggled ** *** ***** services ** ***** *********.

*** * ******* ******** ROG **** **** *** focused ** ****** ***** companies ********** ***:

  • ******* **** ***** **** replace ******** ******
  • *********** **-***** ******** **********
  • ****** ****** ******, ************, and *******

**** ** *** ***** remote ********** ** ******* guards *** **** ******** alerts ** ****** ********** platforms (*.*.********) *** ****** ********** agents ** ****** *** dispatch ** *********.

* *-****** ******** **** ROG ********** ***** ********:

Open ****** ** ****** *********

*** ****** ****** *********, but **** *** ******** identifying ********, *** **** not **** ***** *** more ******** ********* (*.*. face *********, *** *********). ROG ********* ********** ***** streams, *** ******* ** events/alerts ********* ** ***.

**** ***** * **** analytics **** *** ******* alerts: ********** *****, *********, line ********. *** ****** are ********** ** *** ROG *** *********:

*** **** **** ***** analytics **** **** **** different ****-****** **********, *** they *** ********* ************** ***** **** *** in *********** ****** ** move, ** ***** *********, to****** **********. ***** ********* *** pre-trained ***** ******* ********** **** ********* **** customer ******* ******.

*** **** *** ************** of **/****** ******** ** not **** ***********, ****** they **** ******* **** resources ** *** ******* infrastructure *** ******* ************** requirements.

Using ******** ******* *** *****

*** ********* *** ******** camera/NVR/VMS **** *******, ********* connecting ** * ********* stream *** ** *******. ROG **** **** ********* 500kbps *** ****** *** a ***** ****** *********.

*** **** **** **** worked **** **** ***** brand ******* *** ******** VMSes, *********, *******, *****, OnSSI, *******, *** ******.

******* *** ** ********** to **** ******* *** not ***** ****** *** integrations/2-way **************, ***** ** a ***** **** ** system/firmware ******* ******** ***** connection. *******, **** **** means ** ******* ** servers *** ********, ****** configurations **** **** ** be ******* *** *** hardware.

Web *** ****** ******

*** **** *** ***** a ***** ****** *** has *** *** ******* clients *** ****** ****** to ******, *** * web ****** *** **** live ********** *** ****** configuration.

*** **** **** *** integrated **** ****** ******* monitor ******** ********* (*.*.********) *** ***** * REST *** *** *********** to ***********/****** ********** *********.

100% *****

***'* ********* *** ******* as * ****** ***** subscription. *** **** **** they ***** * *****-**** model ** ******** ************ and **-******** *** ** decrease ******* ******* ********** for **** *** ***** companies *** *********.

**** *** ****** ** AWS *** ******. *** said ******* ********* ** using ****** ***** ******* was *** *********** ** configure *** ****** *** hardware *** ********** ********* as *** ********* ****** more ********* ** ***** new ********.

*** ***** **** **** concerns ***** ***** **** limited ********* *** ******** outages, *** ********** ***** partners ********* **** ******** guards ** **** *** can ** **** ***** of *** ****** *** communicate **** **** *** end-user. ************, ******* **** are ***** ******** *******/****, ROG **** ********* **-******* would *** ** ******** by * *** ******.

Secure ******* ********* ********

*** ** *** ******* issues ******* ** ***** cloud-connected ******** ** ********* cybersecurity ****** *** ******* configuration ********. *** **** while **** ******* ***** who *** ** **** forwarding ** ******* *** cloud ******* ** ***** cameras/servers, **** ***** **** was ****** *** ************ of **** ** ***** early *********.

** ******** ** ****, they ******* ** ***-***-***** gateway ********* *** **** users, ** ********* * secure *** ****** ** ROG ********.

*** **** ** **** as *** ******* *** an ******** ********** *** can *********** **** *** on-premise *******/******, ** **** forwarding ** ********** ******* configuration ** ********.

*******

*** ****** *** ********* to ******* *** ~$** per ****** *** *****, with ** ********** ***** fees, ** ******* ****** of *******, *** ** contract *****. *** **** not ****** ******* ******* or ******** ***** *** a *** ***** *** remote ***** ********* ** accounts **** ** ***** and ******* ** * monthly/quarterly ********.

$** *** ****** *** month ** **** **** expensive **** ******* *****-***** filtering, *****-***** ********* ********* that ******** **** $*-$**.

*******, *** ****** ********** analytics **** ** **-******* hardware, ***** *** ******* offered *** $** - $50 *** ****** *** month.

Continued ********* *********** / ****** ******* ****** *******

*** **** **** **** additional ********* ** ***** development ******* ********* ******* and ****** ********* (*.*. object *******, **** ******). They **** ** **** lean ** * *********-******* company *** *** ********* their *********** *******.

**** *** ********* ***** dealer ******* (** ******* at *** ***** ** 2020), ****** **** ****** increasing ****** ***** ** not ***** ****, *** to **** ** ******* who **** ** ****** and ********* ***** ******** with ***. **** *** in *********** *** ** additional ***** ** ******* to *** *** ******* new *******.

**** **** ***** *-**** business ***** *** **** targeting ~$** ******* ** revenue.

Comments (4)

😂$** *** ******.

**'* *** ******** *** a ***** *****-******* ********* entity. ******** ******* *****-** organizations ** ****-***** *************. SaaS, *****, *** *** Security ** * ******* is * ****-******* *** vertical.

* ******* *** **** my **** *********** ******** background, *** *** **** you **** ** **** world, *** **** *** see *** ***** ***********.

* ******* *** **** my **** *********** ******** background, *** *** **** you **** ** **** world, *** **** *** see *** ***** ***********.

*** *** ** **** world? *** *** **** ROG ******* **** *********** offering ** **** *** less *****? * ********* don't **** *** **** would ** ** ******* at **** ***** *****.

****, ***** *** *** the *******.

****, ******* *****. ** current ***** ****** ** works **** **** ********* guard *****. *** *******, one ** *** ***** is * ************* ****** that ****** * ******* of ****** $** *** month ***** ****** ********** their ***** **** ****** service. ** ****** *** they **** **** ** leverage ***** ******** ****** to ***** *** ***** that **** **** ********** paying ****** **** ** monitor.

*** **** *****'* **** our ***** ******* ******* because **** ********* ******** more ******* ****** *** to ***** ******* *** than ****** **** ***** costs **** ******* *****.

***, * *****. $**/** per ****** ** **** too **** *** ***** that ***'* **** *** level ** * **** monitored ***** ************ ****** which *** ** ******* with * **** ****** or ** ***** ******.

*** ***** **** * think ** **** ** cool ***** **** ** are ***** ** **** a **** *** ****** to **** ** **** or ** *** ******* connected ** *** ** they ****. ** ** using *** **** *** of *** ********** ******* partners *** *** *** almost * ***** **** service ** * ****** or *** ***** ** matters. *** *** ***** differential ******* *** **** of * ***** (****** $4,500/mo ** * ****** of ********* ******* - say $*** ** **) then ***** **** * pretty **** ****.

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