Wall Street Journal: AI Startup Rolls Out Effort to Autonomously Detect Mass Shooters

    June 30, 2022

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    We appreciate Wall Street Journal journalist Marc Vartabedian's coverage of Kogniz in a featured article.  Here is a direct excerpt from the article:


    "Kogniz, which recently raised $10 million in venture funding, says its camera-related software can flag openly carried guns


    Kogniz Inc., a startup that says its artificial intelligence technology makes workplaces safer and smarter, recently raised $10 million in venture funding as it rolls out a new application for its technology: gun detection.

    Since its founding in 2016, the Berkeley, Calif.-based company has focused its AI on offering clients the ability to use their on-premises cameras to detect things like defective equipment and track supply-chain movements. Now Kogniz is offering an application of the tech to detect guns to potentially prevent..."

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