This is a curated list of companies offering AI-based products or services that are primarily marketed to the security industry. Companies are categorized by their prevalent deployment strategy or platform, though in some cases there may be debate on how a specific company is classified, as many offer products in multiple categories. Roughly 80 companies are listed across 8 primary categories.
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ALPR / OCR / Parking / Traffic
Access Control / Biometrics / Face Recognition
These companies or products focus on access control as a primary application, generally via face recognition. Many other companies offer face recognition for search or alerting that are not categorized here.
NTECH Lab - Mostly facerec with some ALPR/OCR product
Oosto - Formerly AnyVision, Server/Edge based face recognition
ZKTeco - Speed Face biometric readers for access control
Camera / Edge
Camera-based analytics most commonly focus on object detection and rules violation for proactive monitoring.
AiDANT - Primarily delivered as ACAP application on Axis hardware
Avigilon - Avigilon also has server-based options, but are primarily
CVEDIA - Primarily embedded AI solutions as part of product stack
Evolon - Primarily edge based, but does have some cloud offerings
FLIR - Actual AI offerings currently limited, have legacy products based on IOImage technology and motion detection in thermal cameras
i-Pro - Formerly Panasonic, newer models heavily focused on AI
Chips / Silicon
There are other companies not currently in this list that are doing silicon for AI (eg: Google, Intel), but are less focused on video security and cameras specifically so they are omitted
Ambarella - Generally considered to be leading SoC company for edge analytics
Many VSaaS platforms are incorporating various analytics by default, blurring the line between them being an AI company first, or a VSaaS that also has some AI. Additionally, several cloud companies are highly focused on remote monitoring and false alarm reduction, those are listed below.
Eagle Eye Networks - Add-on to EEN VSaaS platform
Verkada - Has some edge processing, but product is primarily sold as cloud subscription
Many server-based systems offer a wider variety of analytics applications, owing to higer resources available on most servers. Many require GPU cards, most commonly from NVIDIA.
BriefCam - Considered one of the industry standard forensic analytics tools
Genetec - Primarily known for analytics integrations into their VMS
Icetana - Focus on anomoly detection
Lumeo - Specializes in user-customizable applications
Vintra - Acquired by Alarm.com / OpenEye
Products in this category use AI for video analysis, but typically for different purposes than pure security, or provide primarily APIs and platforms for the development of larger solutions.
Aimpire - Self-serve subscription, focus on BI, Queue management, trend analysis
Ai-RGUS - Scene monitoring and server health
DTIQ - Retail/QSR focused
Pimloc - AI platform for video redaction, face-rec, other specialties
Scylla - Covers a variety of less common use cases
Stura - Footfall, queue analysis, people counting
Twelve Labs - API and platform for video ingestion and categorization, primarily for search.
ZeroEyes - Weapons detection with human-in-loop verification
Live / Remote Monitoring Oriented
This group focuses primarily on false alarm reduction, live monitoring, and proactive surveillance. Many products in this category can be used for other applications, but the live monitoring aspect is their primary messaging.
Calipsa - Acquired by Motorola, had been primarily focused on monitoring