Virage and International Electronic Protection Sign Global Partnership
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Press release date: April 16, 2007
Virage and IEP Partner to Deliver Unrivalled Solutions for the Gaming and Prison Industries
CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO, California, April 16-Virage, Inc., a wholly-owned division of Autonomy Corp. (LSE:AU. or AU.L) and a world-leader in intelligent video analytics, today announced that it has been selected as the preferred vendor of security technologies by systems integrator International Electronic Protection, Ltd. IEP chose Virage because of its advanced video analytic capabilities and proven position as market-leader in the field. Virage will combine its unrivalled technologies with IEP's expert design and integration capabilities to deliver customized security solutions to the gaming and prison industries worldwide.
Virage has a broad suite of mission-critical applications to power proactive security operations for any environment. Virage's cutting-edge technology can automate unrivalled surveillance for highly sensitive operations where effective security is vital but operations must be covert, such as in casinos. IEP will use Virage's enterprise-class Digital and Network Video Recording (DVR/NVR) Intelligent Scene Analysis System (iSAS) and Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) to deliver customized and effective solutions to an extensive network of clients all over the world.
"We already have a skill-base in the casino, riverboat, gambling and prison industries with a large network of customers," commented Chuck Reader, CEO of IEP. "Virage's market-leading technology offers unrivalled functionality in environments where security operations must be flawless but unobtrusive and will give us a vital edge in these competitive industries."
Each of Virage's applications can be used as a standalone solution to target specific issues, or can be seamlessly integrated together to create a complete security network. Virage's open, modular architecture is also fully compatible with new and existing systems and can scale easily to meet the evolving needs of customers giving it unrivalled longevity.
David Humphrey, managing director of Virage Security and Surveillance, remarked, "IEP is a major force in the security integration industry. Through this partnership, we can deliver superior design and installation to ensure we meet all of our customers' needs."
About International Electronic Protection (IEP)
Since 1984, IEP has been identified around the world as the leader in security and surveillance systems integration. IEP's in-depth knowledge of casino and other highly sensitive security operations creates a unique understanding of clients' needs, resulting in superior design, product selection, installation and service. IEP's client list includes Homeland Security, Detention and Infrastructure Protection to Casino's, Cruiseships, Racetracks and Riverboat Gambling Operations, IEP has the knowledge and expertise to provide protection and peace of mind to its diverse list of customers. International Electronic Protection IEP offers a wide ranging array of services to fit your every need. Beginning with the consultation and design of your project, IEP can guide you every step of the way through plan submittals, installation, commissioning and after-sale service and support. Our in-house CAD department can provide you with the technical drawings and support necessary to support all your engineering and architectural needs.
For more information, visit www.iepltd.com
About Virage Security and Surveillance
Virage Security and Surveillance, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Autonomy Group, is a world-leader in intelligent video analytics, delivering proactive security solutions for organizations around the globe. Integrated with Autonomy's unique data analysis technology, Virage automates an unrivalled range of advanced functionality to detect and deter potential threats in real-time and streamline security operations.
With a broad product suite, including Digital and Network Video Recording (DVR/NVR) Command and Control, Intelligent Scene Analysis (iSAS), Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) Container and Surveillance Management (CSM) and Electronic Point of Sale Monitoring (EPOS) Virage offers cutting-edge solutions for any environment.
Trusted by the world's leading defense and intelligence agencies, including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Defense, the United Nations, the Singapore Government and numerous police forces around the globe, Virage secures the world's vital infrastructure.
Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L) is a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise and is spearheading the meaning-based computing movement. Autonomy's technology forms a conceptual and contextual understanding of any piece of electronic data including unstructured information, be it text, email, voice or video. Autonomy's software powers the full spectrum of mission-critical enterprise applications including information access technology, BI, CRM, KM, call center solutions, rich media management, compliance and litigation solutions and security applications, and is recognized by industry analysts as the clear leader in enterprise search.
Autonomy's customer base comprises more than 16,000 global companies and organizations including: 3, ABN AMRO, AOL, BAE Systems, BBC, Bloomberg, Boeing, Citigroup, Coca Cola, Daimler Chrysler, Deutsche Bank, Ericsson, Ford, GlaxoSmithKline, Kraft Foods, Lloyd TSB, NASA, Nestle, the New York Stock Exchange, Reuters, Shell, T-Mobile, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Autonomy also has over 300 OEM partners and more than 350 VARs and Integrators, numbering among them leading companies such as BEA, Business Objects, Citrix, EDS, IBM Global Services, Novell, Stellent, Sybase, Symantec, TIBCO and Vignette. The company has offices worldwide.
The Autonomy Group includes: Aungate, a specialist in real-time enterprise governance; Virage, a visionary in rich media management and security and surveillance technology; etalk, award-winning provider of enterprise-class contact center products; and Cardiff, a leader in content capture and business process management solutions. Source: Autonomy Corporation plc
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