BriefCam announces new technology partnership with Pivot 3




Video surveillance users experience benefits of in-depth integration

BriefCam® (, the developer and provider of Video Synopsis solutions for rapid reviewing, analyzing and indexing of video, today announced an integration partnership with Pivot3®, the leading provider of unified storage and compute infrastructure solutions.

BriefCam Video Synopsis™ is an award-winning technology that summarizes hours of events into a “brief” that takes just minutes to watch, whether online feed or offline archival footage.

BriefCam is being used successfully by law enforcement, campus security, retail loss prevention and other sectors in which hours of video are recorded but, up until now, were seldom, if ever, reviewed.

Pivot3 delivers an innovative approach to video surveillance storage where server applications share storage hardware resources to reduce overall power and cooling. Since NVR servers drive up to 50 percent of power and cooling requirements, the benefits of eliminating physical servers are immediate.

“BriefCam provides unique functionality and cost savings as it reduces the manpower spent on video review,” said Lee Caswell, Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Pivot3. “Our customer base can now leverage BriefCam to browse surveillance video footage in a matter of minutes instead of hours, resulting in a rapid return on investment.”

“We’re very pleased to announce Pivot3 as our newest technology partner. Both our companies offer much-needed solutions that have been rapidly accepted by the security industry.” said Dror Irani, CEO of BriefCam. “Pivot3 customers can now benefit from the ability to run BriefCam VS Online for on-site, timely investigation on a standardized hardware platform that’s optimized for the video environment.”

Irani added that the Pivot3 partnership is in line with BriefCam’s recently announced support for virtual machines that enables enterprise users to run VS Online on high-end, high channel count systems in a cost-effective, scalable manner.

About BriefCam
BriefCam, Ltd. is the developer and provider of Video Synopsis, an award-winning technology that summarizes hours of events into a “brief” that takes just minutes to watch, whether real-time feed online or archival footage offline. BriefCam products interface with a wide range of DVR/NVRs, advanced IP cameras and complement existing surveillance solutions. BriefCam’s mission is to enable the Total Video Review of all footage recorded for safety and security. Founded in December 2007, BriefCam, Ltd. is headquartered in Neve Ilan, Israel and operates a US subsidiary, BriefCam, Inc. For more information:

About Pivot3
Pivot3 was founded in 2003 on the idea that today’s stack of virtual servers, shared storage and networks could be radically simplified and unified through software innovation in order to drive down complexity and cost while dramatically increasing scale-out performance. Today Pivot3 has over 500 customers across the globe deploying Pivot3 unified storage and compute Pivot3 vSTAC™ appliances. Pivot3 products are deployed in the data protection, digital surveillance and rich media markets and have seen particular success in the public sector, transportation, education and retail vertical segments.  The company has won numerous awards and was most recently selected by the Wall Street Journal for the prestigious “2011 Next Big Thing” category. To learn more about Pivot3, visit

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