Video Analytics Selection Guide 2022

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Company: Axis Communications

Availability: On-camera (own camera brands)

Which VMS/brands are supported?: All

Cost structure: Free with hardware

Where to find it:

Description: AXIS Live Privacy Shield makes it easy to remotely monitor activities while safeguarding privacy. The versatile, edge-based application enables compatible cameras to dynamically mask moving objects, humans, faces or the background in real time in live and recorded video at no extra cost. AXIS Live Privacy Shield supports two different methods of privacy protection.

Contact: Marcel Bruyns

Tel: +27 11 548 6790

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Category: Analytics

Company: AxxonSoft Southern Africa & SADC

Availability: On-camera (multiple vendors/brands); On server; Cloud service; Hybrid-cloud service

Which VMS/brands are supported?: AxxonSoft is the VMS

Cost structure: Pay-per-use

Where to find it:

Description: AxxonSoft provides video analytics solutions that create multiple benefits in business and security intelligence through neural networks powered by AI and deep learning algorithms. AxxonSoft’s AI innovations outperform traditional motion-based detection, enhancing prevention taxtics. AxxonSoft’s smart forensic search changes the way you use video investigation, by quickly finding what you need without tediously paging through tons of recorded footage. AxxonSoft’s custom AI video analytics solve specific security and business tasks with customised AI video analytics.

Contact: Colleen Glaeser

Tel: +27 82 503 4437

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Category: Analytics

Company: Bidvest Protea Coin

Availability: On-camera (multiple vendors/brands); On server; Cloud service;

Cost structure: Included in service contract

Where to find it:

Description: Facial recognition service.

Contact: Alex Penhaligon

Tel: +27 66 257 0496

[email protected]

Category: Analytics

Company: Bosch Building Technologies

Availability: On-camera (own camera brands); On-camera (multiple vendors/brands); Cloud service; Hybrid-cloud service; Other

Which VMS/brands are supported?: Bosch Video Management System (BVMS), Milestone, Genetec

Cost structure: Pay-per-use; Annual fee; Yearly or once-off cost determined by the application developer

Fee explanation: Yearly or once off cost determined by the application developer.

Where to find it: Use dealer search on to locate your nearest authorised dealer.

Description: The NBE-7604-AL-OC camera is “Driven by OSSA”, ensuring seamless connectivity with the Azena Application Store to easily add third-party software apps that meet customer-specific requirements. The camera delivers high image quality with 4K resolution for demanding security and surveillance requirements.

Contact: Quintin Van Den Berg

Tel: +27 11 615 9600

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Category: Analytics

Company: Cathexis Africa

Availability: On-camera (multiple vendors/brands); On server; The CathexisVision VMS includes a wide range of analytics algorithms, and also integrates with several analytics products.

Which VMS/brands are supported?: Herta, Ipsotek, Vaxtor, Araani, FF Group, Grekkom, AllGoVision

Cost structure: Once-off cost

Fee explanation: Available through the purchase of a CathexisVision analytics licence. Three licences are available, offering basic, intermediate, and advanced analytics options respectively.

Where to find it:

Description: The CathexisVision video analytics suite uses the latest artificial intelligence technology and deep learning models to analyse footage. The VMS software offers a range of algorithms – such as mask detection and temperature reading, occupancy and proximity monitoring, object classification and tracking, thermal camera integrations, speed detection and ANPR, line crossing, and queue length. The CathexisVision video analytics suite enhances control room management in any sector, boosting site safety and efficiency.

Contact: Dene Alkema

Tel: +27 12 653 2222

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Category: Analytics

Company: Dahua Technology

Availability: On-camera (own camera brands); On-camera (multiple vendors/brands); On server

Which VMS/brands are supported?: Milestone, Genetec, Cathexis, Axxonsoft, Arteco, Avigilon etc.

Cost structure: Free with hardware

Fee explanation: IVSS (Intelligent Video Surveillance Server) is a professional AI algorithm carrier with strong and scalable computing power that can bring rich AI applications such as face recognition, human and vehicle detection, video metadata, ANPR etc. AI IVSS-M also supports helmet detection, uniform detection etc.

Where to find it:

Description: Dahua IVSS goes beyond the ordinary NVR products. It is an Intelligent Video Surveillance Server that combines video management features with traditional video storage functions in one device. With the built-in deep learning module, IVSS series products incorporate video image metadata technology based on deep learning algorithms, offering high-precision human face recognition and perimeter protection. By applying deep learning artificial intelligence, IVSS allows users to focus on what matters most, to improve event response time.


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