Cloudastructure, a cloud video surveillance provider recently recognized in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program in the Best Video Analytics Solution category, has signed an agreement to purchase smart parking and traffic solutions company Visionful.
This new acquisition will add an exciting new license plate recognition (LPR), and analytics component to Cloudastructure’s rapidly expanding cloud-based video surveillance platform.
Visionful offers a smart parking solution for transit providers, as well as commercial companies, hospitals, airports, universities, and municipalities who are seeking to better understand their parking usage and manage parking efficiency.
The solution provides a real-time dashboard of parking usage based on license plate recognition and database mapping.
Using this dashboard, parking managers can bill more accurately for use as well as determine future parking needs.
Additionally, the solution informs drivers as to which parking deck has available space, reducing the need for endless parking spot searching and parking abandonment rates.
(See how Visionful can provide real-time parking guidance with fully automated enforcement, which can generate more revenue, provide precise parking navigation, and allow users to gain valuable insights using predictive analytics reports
for data-driven management. Courtesy of Visionful and YouTube.)
Visionful’s real-time reporting dashboard includes video analytics for valuable insights to:
Occupancy rates of change
License Plate Recognition
Harmoniously integrated with Cloudastructure’s security platform, Visionful’s advanced License Plate Recognition features can be incorporated into public safety API’s to alert security personnel to the presence of bad actors on their campuses.
This feature provides a unique and vital differentiator between Cloudastructure’s award-winning video surveillance platform and that of competitors.
Cloudastructure CEO Rick Bentley will oversee the transition of Visionful’s technology while CTO Gregory Rayzman will handle the integration.
“Visionful’s smart parking solution is a leading technology in the parking management space and we are excited to add it to Cloudastructure’s award-winning platform,” explains Bentley.
“We want to extend a hearty welcome to Visionful clients and partners as well, and assure them of a swift and seamless transition to Cloudastructure.”
“This acquisition enhances our award-winning AI-based security platform for our customers, and is a major step in developing our vision for a ground-breaking, comprehensive smart cities platform.”
Headquartered in Miami, Florida, with R&D in Silicon Valley, California, Cloudastructure’s award-winning surveillance video management system is designed and supported by world-class technical resources drawn from five continents.
The platform’s unique architecture enables AI and computer vision for a scalable, flexible, and cost-effective security that eliminates the resource-intensive management and data risks of on-premises solutions.
Cloudastructure enables a unified view of multiple sites for motion, facial recognition/detection, anomaly detection, object counting, LPR, advanced analytics, and compliance and delivers up to a 75% lower total cost of ownership than other systems.
To Learn More, please visit the company’s homepage at www.cloudastructure.com.
Cloudastructure a New ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner in 2021 Homeland Security Program
American Security Today’s Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program, and now entering its Seventh Year, continues to recognize industry leaders of Physical and Border Security, Cybersecurity, Emergency Preparedness – Management and Response, Law Enforcement, First Responders, as well as federal, state and municipal government agencies in the acknowledgment of their outstanding efforts to Keep our Nation Secure.
Cloudastructure is a cloud-based surveillance platform integrated with powerful analytics, that uses machine learning (ML) computer vision to recognize objects, faces and more, to allow users to rapidly search video footage much like one does on the web through the company’s sophisticated object tagging capabilities.
The Cloudastructure cloud-based platform also offers an alternative to on-premises solutions, which can be costly to operate and scale and require on-site monitoring.
Cloudastructure, clients can securely store their recorded and live video feeds in the cloud through a browser, so they can safely store, index, access, monitor and review their surveillance footage in the cloud, 24/7 from any internet-enabled device.
(Cloud-based video surveillance keeps the enterprise safe and secure. Securely store, index, and access footage in the cloud, so users always know what is happening, 24/7 from any internet-enabled device. Courtesy of Cloudastructure and Vimeo.)
The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards highlights the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking security solutions coming onto the market today, to ensure our readers have the information they need to stay ahead of the competition and keep our Nation safe – one facility, street, and city at a time.
The United States was forever changed 20 years ago on September 11th, and we were fortunate to have many of those who responded to those horrific tragedies join us at the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon.
In the days that followed 9/11, the critical needs of protecting our country catapulted us into new and innovative ways to secure our homeland – which is how many of the agencies and enterprise organizations that are today ‘ASTORS’ Awards Champions, came into being.
Our keynote speaker featured a moving and informative address from TSA Administrator and Vice-Admiral of the United States Coast Guard (Ret), David Pekoske; to our attendees who traveled from across the United States and abroad, on the strategic priorities of the 64,000 member TSA workforce in securing the transportation system, enabling safe, and in many cases, contactless travel.
Legendary Police Commissioner William Bratton of the New York Police Department, the Boston Police Department, and former Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department was also live at the event, meeting with attendees and signing copies of his latest work ‘The Profession: A Memoir of Community, Race, and the Arc of Policing in America,’ courtesy of the generosity of our 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Premier Sponsors.
The 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program was Proudly Sponsored by AMAROK, Fortior Solutions and SIMS Software, along with Returning Premier Sponsors ATI Systems, Attivo Networks, Automatic Systems, and Reed Exhibitions.
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To learn more about ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winners solutions, be on the lookout for the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ CHAMPIONS Edition Fully Interactive Magazine – the Best Products of 2021 ‘A Year in Review’.
The Annual CHAMPIONS edition includes a review of Annual ‘ASTORS’ Award Winning products and programs, highlighting key details on many of the winning firm’s products and services, including video interviews and more.
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From Physical Security (Access Control, Critical Infrastructure, Perimeter Protection, and Video Surveillance Cameras and Video Management Systems), to IT Security (Cybersecurity, Encryption, Data Storage, Anti-Malware and Networking Security – Just to name a few), the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ CHAMPIONS EDITION will have what you need to Detect, Delay, Respond to, and Mitigate today’s real-time threats in our constantly evolving security landscape.
It will also include featured guest editorial pieces from some of the security industry’s most respected leaders, and recognized firms in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program.
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