Fox 5 New York featured Actuate AI with an inside look into how threat detection technology can be utilized to quickly identify and alert security teams to neutralize threats in a crisis. CEO Sonny Tai demonstrated how security cameras connected to Actuate’s algorithm can detect intruders, trespassers, or gun threats to enhance protection at businesses,…
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Guest posts and media overviews
Actuate Unveils Newest Slip and Fall Technology at ISC West 2022
ISC West is the largest security industry trade show in the US, offering a chance for security and public safety professionals to network and showcase the latest products and advancements in video surveillance, IoT technologies, video analytics, and more. ISC West 2022 took place in person at the Sands Expo Convention Center in Las Vegas,…
Actuate Wins “Best Video Analytics Solution” at ASTORS Awards 2021 | Actuate AI
Actuate received a platinum award for Best Video Analytics Solution at this year’s ASTORS Awards at the sixth annual U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program. Going platinum: Best video analytics solution A part of the Homeland Security Awards Program, the sixth annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards recognizes government and vendor security providers pioneering the most innovative solutions on…
Veteran On the Move Podcast
Actuate CEO Sonny Tai was recently featured on the Veteran on the Move podcast. Listen here.
Built In: Handling Rapid Growth
2020 was a year of confronting unavoidable change and rethinking how we conduct day-to-day business, both for our internal teams and the clients they serve. Different industries leaned into a variety of methods to stay afloat, and there was no clearly defined answer to making or breaking it available right away. That said, what one thing do the following…
Fuse: From Taipei to New York
On Fuse: From Taipei to New York: An Immigrant Marine’s Path to Starting & Scaling an AI Company Sonny Tai is the CEO of Actuate, a New York-based AI Tech Startup. He was born in Taiwan and grew up in South Africa, then moved to the US with his family to get away from gun violence in…
Press Release: Actuate Closes $8M Series A Round
Actuate Closes $8M Series A Round Led by Tribeca Venture Partners to Enhance Its AI Software for Smart Security Cameras NEW YORK, NY – Actuate, the leading provider of automation and intelligence software for smart security camera systems, today announced it has closed its Series A financing of $8 million to expand the capabilities of…
Actuate Demonstrates AI for the US Army
In February 2021, Actuate demonstrated its munitions tracking technology to Army Futures Command. Watch the video to learn more:
Press Release: Actuate Joins Forces with NAORCA
NEW YORK, NY – Actuate, the computer vision technology company behind the leading threat- and intruder-detecting AI software, today announced its partnership with the National Anti-Organized Retail Crime Association (NAORCA). Through this affiliation, Actuate and NAORCA will utilize their combined strength to combat the growing threat of retail crime.
AWS Case Study
Learn about Actuate’s work with Amazon Web Services: Computer vision startup Actuate AI had a novel idea for identifying threats through security footage. Instead of focusing on facial recognition, which can be expensive, biased, and unreliable, the company set out to use artificial intelligence (AI) object recognition to detect weapons using security camera footage. The result of its efforts was a system that identifies weapons and intruders in real time and notifies stakeholders of immediate threats.
Change Agent Board: Hype Versus Reality
Join Larry Kaul and Ben Ziomek to discuss the current trends and applications of Artificial Intelligence in commercial uses, and the program features of Actuate.ai. Watch here:
iHeartRadio: Passage to Profit
Join our CTO, Ben Ziomek, on iHeartRadio’s Passage to Profit show where he talks about entrepreneurship, COVID-19 response, AI, and school safety: Listen at iHeartRadio
Business 2 Community: Regulate AI Applications
Facial recognition is both frightening and powerful — characteristics that have made it one of the most well-known facets of artificial intelligence. What many people fail to realize, however, is that it’s also unique. As regulators look to regulate facial recognition they should be careful not to paint broad swathes and regulate AI all up, lest they hinder innovation.
Security Sales & Integration: COVID-19 Op-Ed
There is a tendency in the security industry to look at artificial intelligence (AI) investments as either a panacea or just security theater. COVID-19 is redefining what it means to ensure public safety — and the tools we use to do it.
Help Net Security: Guest Post
“Let’s be realistic about our expectations of AI,” a perspective from our CTO on Help Net Security.
Intruder Detection Press Release
Press Release: Actuate Offering $1 Intruder Detection For Businesses Forced to Close Due to COVID-19 Emergency Measures
EdNews Daily: Guest Post
EdNews Daily published one of our advisers’ perspective on “Balancing the Physical and Psychological Safety of Students.”
readwrite: Education Guest Post
Our friends over at readwrite were kind enough to publish our Chief Product Officer, Ben Ziomek’s, perspective on “We Don’t Have to Sacrifice Students’ Privacy for Campus Security.”
Finding Genius Podcast
Thanks to the Finding Genius Podcast for featuring our CPO, Ben Ziomek: Listen to the Podcast Here
ML Times: Guest Post
Predictive Analytics World’s ML Times hosted our CPO’s take on managing data science projects. The piece will be presented at their conference in autumn 2020.
Quartz: Guest Post
Our CEO, Sonny Tai, shares his perspective on keeping a social-driven focus amidst increasing pressure to prioritize financial metrics above all. Those who do good can do well – as people gravitate towards the mission that your brand represents. Read the article at Quartz
Press Release: UNICOM Partnership
Actuate, the computer vision technology company behind the leading threat- and intruder-detecting AI software, today announced its partnership with UNICOM Government, Inc. (UGI) of Chantilly, VA.
No CMO Podcast
Thanks to You Don’t Need a CMO for featuring our CPO, Ben Ziomek, on their No CMO Podcast. Listen to the Podcast Here
Real Estate Innovators Podcast
Our CPO, Ben Ziomek, was featured on the Real Estate Innovator’s Podcast. Listen at the Real Estate Innovators
Addicted 2 Success: Guest Post
Addicted 2 Success published our CEO‘s take on avoiding startup feature sprawl: Read the article at Addicted 2 Success
Route 50: Guest Post
Smart Cities Dive published our CPO’s take on how AI and data can make cities safer: Read the article on Route 50
Forbes 30 Under 30
Thanks to Forbes for featuring our CPO, Ben Ziomek, on its 2020 30 Under 30 List: Read more at Forbes
Smart Cities Dive: Guest Post
Smart Cities Dive published our CPO’s take on how cities can better collect and use data: Read the article on Smart Cities Dive
Good Men Project: Guest Post
The Good Men Project kindly published our CEO’s perspective on how his experiences in the Marines led him to build Actuate: Read the article on The Good Men Project
Propmodo: Guest Post
Propmodo published our Chief Product Officer, Ben Ziomek’s view on privacy in PropTech. Read the Article at Propmodo
CEOWorld: Guest Post
Our friends at CEOWorld published our CEO, Sonny Tai’s perspective on ensuring you have a diverse team even as an early stage startup. Read it here: Read the Article at CEOWorld
Actuate CEO Sonny Tai at GSX
Watch our CEO, Sonny Tai, get interviewed at ASIS’s GSX Conference in Chicago this year:
readwrite: Guest Post
Our friends over at readwrite were kind enough to publish our Chief Product Officer, Ben Ziomek’s, perspective on privacy in AI. Read the article today.
Technori interviewed our leadership team. Check it out here: Listen to the Podcast on Technori
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Press Release: Aegis AI is now Actuate
Aegis AI has re-branded to Actuate and launched new threat- and intruder-detection features alongside the market-leading gun detection AI system.