Real-time monitoring

Self-monitoring refrigerators & vending machines

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Self-monitoring refrigerators & vending machines

Refrigerators, freezers, coolers, and vending machines are everywhere and they offer the unique opportunity to monitor themselves. Just like phones have gone from a simple device to a multifunctional electronic Swiss-army knife (aka smart phones), now fridges have also evolved and become smart fridges (smart coolers, smart vending machines) with brains, sensors, and communication abilities that monitor themselves and communicate that information. Auditing has never been easier These intelligent fridges provide a shelf monitoring solution, auditing, and is hands-free. They monitor themselves...

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Automatic Planogram compliance – Saving millions of hours

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Automatic Planogram compliance – Saving millions of hours

Saving millions of hours of work of sales agents' time with a point-and-click application, how?

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Optimization of Online Advertisements

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Optimization of Online Advertisements

Have you ever noticed websites present you advertisements for sunny holiday destinations when it’s raining outside? Or offer insurances when there is a crisis? If you haven’t yet, then you most likely will in the future. This optimization of ads displayed on websites is at the heart of Adtrackxys, a startup company whose technology we helped build up. Amazon has proven that recommending the right products to the right people is worth billions of dollars. The basics Advertisements shown on websites generate money for the website owners. The ads shown often come from large ad...

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Automated Visual Repository Building

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Automated Visual Repository Building

The state-of-the-art in visual object recognition has matured to a level where many objects can be recognized in real-time in video streams. In order to recognize objects in pictures taken from camera phones, 3G video streams, webcams, or any other video recording device, there is a need for a database of images of the objects to be recognized (along with accompanying data such as product ratings, prices, reviews, comparisons or any relevant metadata ). Instead of manually taking pictures to build such a database we made use of the (increasingly) high number of pictures available on-line by...

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Visual Shelf Monitoring

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Visual Shelf Monitoring

Image recognition algorithms analyze images streaming from retail store cameras, detecting (mis)placement of products, verifying these against target planograms and promotion compliance diagrams to deliver a real-time action stream for restocking, rearrangement and optimization of shelf product assortment. International media coverage and 4 patents filed. In-store cameras and visual object recognition algorithms are used to continuously monitor in an automated way the presence, misplacement, and in particular, the lack of products on supermarket shelves. This allows retailers to avoid...

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Social Media Optimization

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Social Media Optimization

Problem : A company’s image is no longer in control of a marketing department, but it is in the hands of the people. People are taking about your company, leaving ratings and comments, social networks are thriving, and you’re not in control and there is little your company can do about it. Companies potentially risk loosing everything is one wrong video gets posted on the web. Is there nothing a company can do about this? Luckily, there is. Starting from nothing, except the goal of “doing something in the social space”, we identified the problems, studied the market,...

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