Axis acquires video analytics firm Citilog

Axis Communications has acquired Citilog, a provider of intelligent real-time video monitoring for traffic and transportation security and safety. The addition of their advanced surveillance technology and experienced personnel strengthens the Axis solution offering and further expands its opportunities in the fast-growing traffic analytics market.

Citilog is a privately held company with 30 employees, headquartered in Paris, France and with offices in the USA, Hong Kong and Spain. The company offers a suite of video analytics tools and sensors for transportation monitoring, such as automatic incident detection, traffic data collection and intersection control. Its products improve road safety, limit risks and help reduce travel time. Axis and Citilog have worked together for several years on both engineering and sales to provide integrated solutions to a number of mutual customers.

Citilog’s advanced video analytics and surveillance products are used to identify traffic incidents and deviations in real time to help traffic management centres improve the traffic flows and shortening response times. Further, Citilog offers solutions to analyse advanced traffic statistics and provide solutions for traffic lights and intersection control. Its products are used worldwide to monitor roadways, tunnels, bridges and other infrastructure, as well as city traffic operations. Alarms can be generated for numerous incidents and traffic saturation detection and enables traffic operators to redirect traffic and thereby adjust efficiency on the fly.

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