Eagle Eye Networks raises $40 million to transform video surveillance
Eagle Eye Networks, the global leader in cloud video surveillance, has raised $40 million of Series E funding from venture capital firm Accel (Facebook, Spotify, DocuSign) to continue its growth and expand its technology leadership. Eagle Eye is leveraging AI on its true cloud platform to dramatically reshape video surveillance and improve safety, security, operations, and customer service for businesses around the world.
Today’s video surveillance systems have multiple security features, such as motion detection and standard analytics. However, these systems require either monotonous monitoring or a meticulous manual review after each triggered event to extract useful information. Similarly, business operations analytics are still in early development.
“There is a tremendous opportunity to leverage AI and alter the very nature of video surveillance,” said Dean Drako, Founder and CEO of Eagle Eye Networks. “Eagle Eye Networks now has the means and the technology to enable cloud video surveillance to transform how companies manage security and business operations, in the same way self-driving and electric cars are transforming transportation.
“Ultimately, smart cloud video surveillance with appropriate privacy and cybersecurity protections will make business and communities much safer, for example: detecting dangers such as weapons, erratic driving, active robberies, and traffic accidents. Furthermore,” continued Drako, “businesses will analyze their customer service and retail operations to provide a significantly better customer experience, and manufacturers will provide higher quality products, in a safer and more timely manner with video AI.”
Eagle Eye Cloud VMS offers comprehensive central management, cloud reliability and redundancy, cost savings, and an open API video platform that provides a vast number of third-party integrations. Customers appreciate Eagle Eye’s inherent cyber secure design and extensive video encryption to protect their data and privacy. The Eagle Eye Cloud VMS works with thousands of industry cameras and does not require customers to “rip and replace” their existing infrastructure.
Eagle Eye Networks, together with its partner Brivo, provide a seamless solution for cloud video surveillance and facility access control. Brivo is the worldwide leader in cloud facility access control. The Eagle Eye API allows for seamless integration with partners like Brivo and others making Eagle Eye Cloud VMS the only platform robust enough to power the future of video surveillance.