Video Analytics and AI to Help Building Owners Deployed by Honeywell


Honeywell has announced a new solution for its healthy building safety and security that can offer help to building owners comply with social distancing and mask guidelines. Using deep learning artificial intelligence video analytics the Honeywell pro-watch and MAXPRO network video recorders and also video management system uses existing cameras to detect if the building occupants are complying with the guidelines. This solution provides an industry level of accuracy when used in the recommended operating conditions and can also isolate and report any issues of non-compliance to the facilitators and also the building managers.

Manish Sharma vice president and chief technology offer of the Honeywell said that most of the companies are grappling how to comply to the new guidelines and provide recommendations like social distancing and wearing a mask to keep their workforce safer and also it is a difficult task for the facility managers to handle this manually. Also, the video system can do more than capture and store video feeds of events hence they employed more powerful AI and Machine learning to help detect the trends, also track patterns, and help the building owners understand better how spaces are used. This new solution by Honeywell aims to provide building managers and tenants the capability to navigate living and also working in the new normal.

Presently most of the building owners don’t have effective ways for monitoring compliance for social distancing and mask guidelines. The PRO-watch WMS/NVR and MAXPRO VMS/NVR solutions can provide real-time monitoring of the people within a building also can determine compliance with a building’s customized guidelines. The building operators can make uses the incident management workflows to digitize standard operating procedures based on events that occurred. This easy to use interface provides live monitoring and counting the number of people in the field of view of the camera for detecting the masks. This solution reports activities happening throughout the day so that owners and managers can detect the usage trends and can manage the access control based on non-compliance if needed.

The Honeywell solutions with deep learning AI capabilities can leverage the Intel OpenVino platform. Using social distancing and mask detection metrics which will be integrated into the Honeywell healthy building score analytics that helps to build owners, also the operators, and occupants with information about key building metrics.

Honeywell’s solution also helps the building owners to enhance the health of their building environment, also to operate more cleanly and safely, and also reassure the occupants that it is a safe place to return to the workplace. By integrating the air quality, safety, and security technologies with the advanced analytics, the Honeywell solutions help the building owners to reduce the risk of contamination and also ensures that business continuity by monitoring for both the building environment and also for the building occupants behavior.


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