Viisights Raises $10 Million, Behavior Analytics Company Profile

By: Sean Patton, Published on Dec 09, 2019

Viisights, an Israeli AI analytics startup marketing "Behavioral Understanding Systems", announced $10 million Series A funding.

We spoke to Viisights, to better understand their target markets, how they train AI to recognize behaviors, and how they position their analytics to differentiate themselves.

In this note, we look at:

  • Who is Viisights
  • What Markets is Viisights Targeting?
  • What Analytics Does Viisights Offer? Fighting, collisions, throwing objects, and more
  • How Do They Train Their AI?
  • What Hardware is Supported?
  • How Do They Plan To Invest The $10M?
  • What Is Viisights Go-To-Market?
  • How Much Does It Cost?
  • What Are their Primary Challenges?

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  • *** ** **** **** To ****** *** $***?
  • **** ** ********* **-**-******?
  • *** **** **** ** Cost?
  • **** *** ***** ******* Challenges?

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Viisights ********

******* ** ****, ** Israel, ********* ** **** by**-******* *** *** **** Birenzvieg, *** ***** * background ** **** ******* building, ********* * **** analytics *******, *******, ** which ***** *** ********* members **** ******,*** *** ******** ** 2013. **** ****** ** employees, **** ~** *&* engineers *** **** ******** scientists. **** ***** ** building ****-**** **-***** ********* that ******* *** ******** behaviors ** ****** *** vehicles *** ****** ******, banking, ******* ******* **********, etc.

**** **** ********** ***** started ** ***** ****, and **** **** **** over * ***** ******* and ~*,*** ******** ******* November ****.

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Behavioral ********* *********

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Public ****** *****

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Fighting *********

**** **** ***** **** selling ******** ** ***** Violent ******** *********:

********* **** **** *** contextual ********** ** *** Violent *** ********** ******** detections ** ********* *** avoiding *********** ***** *********. However, **** ***** **** some ******** ******** *************** will *** **** ** all ******* ** *********** in ******** ****** ******** and *****.

*** ******* ** * potential ***** ******** ** loitering ******** (*.*. * person ******* ***** ** their ***** ******* * bank/ATM *** ** ********** in **** *********, *** could ** * *** indicator ** ******** ********).

********* ************ ********* ****** for ********* **** * bus ****:

***** ********* ******* ******* Person ******** ******:

* ****** ******* *** of * ***:

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

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

Video ********** ***** ***** *********

*** "****" ****** ** offered ** ******* *******/***** companies *** ********* ******-***** video ***** *** ***** the **** ******** ********* to ****** *** ***** alerts *** ** ****** motion ********* ***** ******* (e.g. *******, ********, *******, trees):

**** ** ******** ** increasingly ****** *********** *** AI ***** *********, *** many ****** ***** ********** firms **** **** ******** are ******** ***** *** analytics **** ***** ********** systems.

AI ******** **** ***** *****

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********* **** **** ***** their ********* **** **** positive *** ******** (******* vs *********/********) ********, ****** that **** ****** *-* false ********* *** *** prior ** ******** ** production.

**** **** *** ******** video ** ******* ** Viisights, ** ********* *** contractors, ***** *********** ********* software.

NVIDIA ******** *********

********* **** ***** ********* require ****** ********, *** they *** ******** ** the *** **** ** used, ************ ***, **, and ** ********. **** noted **** *** **** looking ** *** ****** Jetson ******* *** *** camera *****, ***** **** factor ******** (*.*. ****).

**** **** **** ** not *** * ****** analytic ***** ** ******** for *** ************, *** that * ******* *********** aim ** ** ****** the ******** ************ ***** maintaining *-* *****-******** ***** per ***.

********* *** *** ********** how **** ******* *** supported *** ***, *** noted ******* ******** **** of ~$*** *** ****** (e.g. $*,*** ***** **** to ******* ** *******).

Integrator ******* *** ****** ** ********** *******

********* **** **** *** primarily ******* ** ***** integrators (*.*. ******** *********, NEC), *** ***** **** are ********* ***** ******* base ** *** ** and ****** **** ********-***** integrators. ***** *********** ********* support *** ******* **** city, **************, *** *********** systems **** ********* ******* and ********** ******** ********* are ******** **.

**** **** **** ***** event-monitoring ******, "****", ****** to ******* ********** ******** and ******** ***** *********, which ********* **** ***** own *********** ********* ** dealer ********.

*******

********* **** **** *** flexible **** ***** ********* costs, *** ******** **** offer *** ****-**** "****" analytics *** $***-$*,*** *** camera ** * ********* license **** **-**% ****** software *******. **** ***** that ***** ****** ******** with ******** ********, ***** means ******* ***** ******** can ** ******** ****** or ** ******** ******* updating ** ********* *** licensing.

***** "****" *****-***** ********* are **** ** * subscription ** ********** ******* for $*-$** *** ****** per *****, ********* ** the ********.

*******

********* **** ********* ** that *** *** ******** behavior ********* **** ********, throwing *******, **********, ***., that **** **. **** gives **** ** **** in ******* **** ******** that ****** ***** ************.

*** ********* **** ** that **** * ***** segment ** *** ****** is ********** *** ******* to *** *** **** of ******* *** **** analytics. ****** ****, ** the ******** ** *** well ***** ********* **** work ** ********** ********* such *********.

*** *******'* ******** **** a ***** ****** ** prior ***** ** **** provides ********** ** ***** so ****. *** ******** question **** ** ******* Viisights *** ** **** than * ***** ******** competing ******* ****** ******* (e.g., ********, ********, *******, Hikua, ***.) **** **** over **** *** ******* capabilities ** ***** *********.

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******** *** ******* ** ROI *** *** ** a ******** ******* ******.

**** ** **** *** customers ******** ******* ** dollars ** ***** ************ infrastructure **** ****** ******* any *** ***** **** of *** ****** ********* rules *** **** ******* nor ********.

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**** ** **** *** customers ******** ******* ** dollars ** ***** ************ infrastructure **** ****** ******* any *** ***** **** of *** ****** ********* rules *** **** ******* nor ********.

****, *** *** ****** missing *** ***** ** why ****** ******** ******** of ******* ** ***** surveillance. ****, *** ********* did *** **** *** the ***** **** **** being **** ** ** live **********, ****** **********, and **************. ************ ***** surveillance *********** ************* **** mostly ***** (******* ** what ******** ** ***** could *********** *** *** report) ** ****** ***** coverage *** ******** ** what ********. **** ** worth ********.

******** *** ******* ** ROI *** *** ** a ******** ******* ******.

****, *** *****'* *** problems: (*) ****** *** (2) *********** ************. *** most **** **** ********** operations, ********** * ***** new ***** ** ***** is *********. **** *** guys *** **** ** other ******** *** ****** is "*** **** *** money *** **** ****** more *****," *** **** organization's ******** ******* ** fairly ********** ********** ** the ***** ** ***-****, so **'* *** **** for **** ** *** an ********** (******** ** thousands **) ******* ******* to *** ** *********. The ****** ***** ** that, ******* ** ****, and ******* ***** *** hundreds ** ********* ******** analytics, ********* ************ ***** price ********* ** ********* willing ** ****** ********* with ***** *******, *********, servers, ***.

* **** *** **** a ***** ** **** customers *** *** ******* with **** *** **** is *** ******* ****** 90%+ ** ******** ** thousands ** ******** *************.

*******, * **** ***, yes, ***** ** ********** a **** **** ** very *****-*********** ********* **** can *** *** ***** and *** ******* ** spend **** ******** *** it's * ***** ******* of *** ****** **** operates **** ****.

** *** *** ******** to **** **** *****-***-**** forensics ** ********?

**** *****’* ******* **** big ******** ** *** security ******** ******** ** live *** ******** *****.

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** *** *** ******** to **** **** *****-***-**** forensics ** ********?

******** **** ***? * am *** **** * understand *** ********.

********* ** ***** **** Accounting ******* *** *****-*** bookkeeping ** ****-**** **** warehouse/ *** **** ******* for *******.

* ** ******** ** using ********* **** ***** divisions ** ***** ** security ***** ***** ** logic *** *** ******** to ***** *****.

********, *** ****, ***** to **** ********* **** than **** **** ** solve *********, ******* ******** incidents ***** *** **** while ******* **** **** partially ******* ** ******* the ****** **** ** done.

* *** ********* ** pressure **** *** *** or ***.

*.*. * $** ****** for ******** ***** ** viewed ** * **** of ***** ******** *** SOC2 *************, *** ***/***** compliance, ********* *********, ***... They ***** *** ***, but **** *** ***** security **** ****** ******** requests ** ******* ***** evidence ***** ******/******. ** the *** **** *** head ** ******** "*** $2M ** ******* ****'**************** *** ****** ******?"

* *** **** ******** daily (*** ***** ***** of *** *****), ** I'm ****** ******* *** see ** **** ******* as * ******* ***** in ************** *** ******** facilities.

** ***** **** *****'* step ******** ****** ***** "commercially ********** **** *********" at $*.** ********* *** prior $** ****** ******.

* ******** ******* **** the ****** ** ***** analytics ,*** ********** ** object ********* *****, ** behavioral *********** *** ** course ******* **** ** down ** ********** ******* and ********* ** **** market.

** ****.

** **** * ***** that’s * “************” *** with ***** *******. **** was ******* ******* ** the **’*.

***** **’* ** *** infancy.

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