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Honeywell to Expand Connected Building Solutions by offering Edge Video Analytics
February 27, 2018
Honeywell To Expand Connected Building Solutions By Offering Edge Video Analytics Software To Security OEMS
Axis Communications to become first external camera manufacturer to leverage Xtralis Video Content Analytics (VCA) software suite
ATLANTA, Feb. 22, 2018 – Honeywell ( NYSE: HON), a leader in products, software and technologies for connected buildings and homes, announced today that its Xtralis VCA suite of security software is now available for licensing by third parties. Now, both Xtralis LoiterTrace® video detection software and Xtralis IntrusionTrace® video detection software will be made available to third parties looking to improve the analytics capabilities of their security offerings.
Xtralis IntrusionTrace, a high-performance intrusion detection software solution designed for continual outdoor operation is now integrated into its first external partner, Axis Communications Inc., a leader in network video, and their Axis Camera Application Platform (ACAP).
“The ACAP offers a variety of services and applications for select devices to ensure our customers can deploy value-added services on our cameras,” said Alex Walthers, business development manager, ADP, Axis Communications, Inc. “We are pleased to collaborate with Honeywell to allow mutual customers to embed Honeywell’s Xtralis IntrusionTrace on Axis cameras. This technology brings video detection analytics that has been tested and hardened to the market.”
Beyond Xtralis IntrusionTrace, the VCA suite available for licensing also includes Xtralis LoiterTrace, an advanced detection system that provides timely notification of unauthorized loitering in both indoor and outdoor areas.
“Nearly three decades ago Xtralis commercialized the first video motion detection product in the industry; and since then our intrusion detection products have been the industry benchmark and top choice for protecting perimeters with the highest security requirements,” said Alessandro Araldi, vice president of global product management, Honeywell Home and Building Technologies. “Honeywell is making Xtralis IP available for leading security manufacturers. We are pleased to have Xtralis IntrusionTrace offered on select Honeywell cameras as well as the ACAP and are looking forward to even more manufacturers leveraging our technology,” Araldi added.
The Xtralis VCA suite can be integrated with cameras, network video recorders, video management systems and third party panel and platform providers. To learn more about licensing advanced analytics software solutions from Honeywell, visit www.xtralis.com/analytics.
About Honeywell Home and Building Technologies
Honeywell Home and Building Technologies (HBT) is a global business with more than 38,000 employees worldwide. HBT creates products, software and technologies found in more than 150 million homes and 10 million buildings worldwide. We help homeowners stay connected and in control of their comfort, security and energy use. Commercial building owners and occupants use our technologies to ensure their facilities are safe, energy efficient, sustainable and productive For more news and information on Honeywell Home and Building Technologies, please visit http://www.honeywell.com/newsroom.
Honeywell ( www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 software-industrial company that delivers industry specific solutions that include aerospace and automotive products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry; and performance materials globally. Our technologies help everything from aircraft, cars, homes and buildings, manufacturing plants, supply chains, and workers become more connected to make our world smarter, safer, and more sustainable. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywell.com/newsroom.