Canon buys Israeli video solutions BriefCam for $90m
BriefCam an Israeli video synopsis and machine learning system was purchase by Canon Inc for 90m.
BriefCam president and CEO Trevor Matz said, “We are thrilled to be joining forces with a global leader in digital imaging. The acquisition will allow BriefCam to continue to deliver industry leading video content analytics solutions, while remaining a standalone company within the Canon Group. The opportunity is a testament to the innovative technology we have built, the outstanding team we have assembled, and the rapidly growing business we have created.”
BriefCam has been deployed by law enforcement and companies around the world. In 2013, BriefCam played an integral role in capturing the suspects of the Boston Marathon bombings. The purchase of BriefCam will undoubtedly be used to increase Canon's security camera portfolio headed by Axis.
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