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Langmeil, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, 2021/08/10 - MOBOTIX AG and KONICA MINOLTA, Inc. have agreed to intensify video analytics technology by participating in the FORXAI partnership program and further strengthen synergies between the two companies - KonicaMinolta.com / MOBOTIX.com.
Konica Minolta (konicaminolta.com) has its own advanced imaging IoT (AI) technology "FORXAI" to gain competitive advantage by combining intelligent sensor devices, imaging AI (Deep Learning) and imaging IoT platform.
"Edge intelligence" is one of the key components of MOBOTIX's DNA, which has been maintained since the company was founded in 1999. We are now starting to integrate Konica Minolta's FORXAI technology based on the technological cooperation between the two companies to support the web-based FORXAI imaging IoT platform powered by Konica Minolta, which works with customers and partners to accelerate the DX (Digital Transformation) of society”, confirms Thomas Lausten, MOBOTIX CEO.
As a first result, the MOBOTIX 7 camera platform has already implemented embedded deep learning functions (e.g. human behavior, object recognition, etc.) as certified apps. This contributes to an advanced edge Artificial Intelligence function which opens for new market opportunities. Artificial Intelligence, AI can be used in solutions where the cameras can provide data related to peoples behaviour e.g. in areas with risk of crime but also for retail and marketing purposes etc.
In addition, MOBOTIX is gaining value for specific vertical markets, accelerating the company's transformation from a traditional manufacturer to a solutions provider. A central element in this strategy is the newly established MOBOTIX development center in Madrid, where a team of international specialists in the field of image processing and artificial intelligence can implement customer-specific solutions in short time.
“We are pleased about the trustful cooperation with Konica Minolta in line with our strategy. MOBOTIX AG has now taken a significant step to develop further as a comprehensive video solution provider with a complete range of hardware and software applications", emphasizes Lausten. Konica Minolta has already been a strategic investor of MOBOTIX since 2016.
About MOBOTIX AG
MOBOTIX (mobotix.com) is a leading manufacturer of premium-quality intelligent IP video systems, setting standards for innovative camera technologies and decentralized security solutions with the highest level of cybersecurity and GDPR compliant. MOBOTIX was founded in 1999 and is based in Langmeil, Germany. The company conducts its own research and development, and manufactures its own products with the guarantee of excellence attached to "Made in Germany." Other sales offices are located in New York, Dubai, Sydney, Paris and Madrid. Customers worldwide trust in the durability and reliability of MOBOTIX hardware and software. The flexibility, built-in intelligence and unparalleled data security of the company's solutions are valued in many industries. MOBOTIX products and solutions help customers in industries such as industrial manufacturing, retail, logistics, and healthcare. With strong international technology partnerships, the company is expanding its universal platform and new applications in a wide variety of areas through the use of artificial intelligence and deep learning modules.