Calipsa, a provider of deep-learning-powered video analytics for false alarm reduction, announced that Edmonton, Alberta-based GPS Security Group is using its false alarm filtering platform. GPS, which offers a complete range of security services across Alberta, British Columbia, and other parts of Western Canada, is the third Canadian central monitoring station to adopt the cloud-based Calipsa technology. Deep learning technology Calipsa’s software uses artificial intelligence with deep learning technology to recognize genuine alarms caused by human or vehicle movement. More than 90% of notifications resulting from nuisance factors such as animals, lighting, weather, or foliage are filtered out, helping operators reduce their response times to genuine threats. We’ve engaged Calipsa as a strategic growth partner to assist with reducing false video alarms" The GPS Security Group’s Fredy Ramsoondar, Corporate Senior Security Solutions Advisor and Private Investigator, said GPS is adopting Calipsa’s AI-powered video analytics across its video surveillance sites to support the sustained growth of its monitoring division. “We’ve engaged Calipsa as a strategic growth partner to assist with reducing false video alarms, allowing our operators to focus on only genuine alarms,” he said. “We anticipate widespread benefits, including improved customer service, operational efficiency and employee morale.” Cloud-Based technology Tara Biglari, Calipsa’s Regional Sales Director, Americas, said its false alarm reduction software is easily scalable, making it ideal for any growing video monitoring station. “This is an exciting time of growth for the GPS team and we’re happy to partner with them to provide the highest level of customer service,” she said. “The installation of our cloud-based technology requires no onsite hardware devices and we keep our service always current with remote upgrades.” A platform dashboard enables station managers to monitor the software’s performance, including detecting idle cameras that may need replacement or moving to a better position.
Calipsa, a provider of deep-learning powered video analytics for false alarm reduction, announces the promotion of a Regional Sales Director and the appointment of two Business Development Managers as the company continues its expansion in the Americas. Tara Biglari was promoted to Regional Sales Director, Americas. She joined Calipsa in 2017 as a Sales Associate in the United Kingdom. Since 2020, she has focused solely on business development in the Americas, forming relationships with Latin American industry representative companies enabling Calipsa to expand its client base. Accelerating business growth Biglari, a Maryland native, received a master’s degree in international relations from the University of Edinburgh. “Watching our team grow over the past few years has been a joy,” she said. “I’m excited about my increased responsibilities to help us continue our growth throughout the Americas.” Francisco Espinosa is a new Calipsa Business Development Manager. Previously, as Director of Monitoring Operations, he oversaw a team of 140 people monitoring more than 300 customer sites for Totem, Ecuador’s video monitoring center, and a Calipsa client. Espinosa also held several financial executive positions with Ecuadorian companies Espinosa also held several financial executive positions with Ecuadorian companies. His Calipsa territories include Latin American countries. Andrew Gyimesi is Calipsa’s new Business Development Manager with responsibility for North America. Previously, Gyimesi was a Senior Sales Development Representative for memoryBlue, a Virginia-based sales development consulting firm helping a wide range of high-tech clients accelerate new business growth. Deep learning technology “The Americas represent are a tremendous growth opportunity for Calipsa’s false alarm reduction software,” said Brian Baker, Chief Revenue Officer, Calipsa. “We’re confident our Americas business development efforts are in good hands with Tara, Francisco and Andrew. Each has proven capabilities to handle the needs of our current and prospective clients.” Calipsa’s technology uses artificial intelligence with deep learning technology to recognize genuine alarms caused by human or vehicle movement while filtering out notifications resulting from nuisance factors such as animals, lighting, weather, or foliage. The result is the elimination of more than 90% of false alarms. The software is easily scalable, making it ideal for any growing monitoring station and enterprise customer business.