Konica Minolta IoT ForxAI

The investment made by Konica Minolta in video technology Mobotix combines its network cameras with AI applications from this company, and with automatic license plate recognition and OCR solutions from Vaxtor.

One of the business areas you have defined Konica Minolta is "to ensure the social security", so that through its business operations it helps solve challenges such as the growing risk of catastrophes due to climate change or the reduction of the workforce due to the aging of societies.

As they point out from Konica Minolta, "To ensure the safety of people and improve the productivity of the industry, it is increasingly necessary toSolving social problems through digital transformation. On-site detection and evaluation, assisted by artificial intelligence and in real time through our ForxAI IoT imaging platform offers excellent solutions".

The company has relied on the manufacturer's high-performance decentralized video technology Mobotix, as well as in its video developments with cybersecurity. To this is added that market analysts estimate a volume of investment in video surveillance solutions of 70.000 To 90.000 million dollars for the year 2026.

Mobotix v71

Video Solutions and Intelligent Analytics

Konica Minolta Global Sales Companies Provide Video Solutions Services Based on MOBOTIX Products and Services to Digitize Customer Workflows. During the pandemic, in the first half of the fiscal year 2022, This company increased its sales of video technology by a 50% with a body surface temperature sensing solution.

As a result, in April 2022, began to integrate in North America the sales of its products with those of the security manufacturer. In Europe, Konica Minolta opened a Exhibition Hall in Prague (Czech Republic) in June of that same year and introduced New services related to the video analytics solution and ForxAI visual quality inspection.

In October last year, began to build a Service unit for video solutions, and also hire additional sales engineers who can develop customer-friendly solutions.. for Toshiya Eguchi, Vp. and CEO of Konica Minolta in charge of the Technologies and Imaging-IoT Solution business, "MOBOTIX products and services have been instrumental in improving customer security and that is our goal".

Vaxtor Group

New business areas with Vaxtor

Following the announcement last year of the purchase agreement by MOBOTIX of the 100% of the actions of Vaxtor, which was officially completed in May 2022 with the legal transfer of the shares and the approval by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism Spanish, has also opened new business areas with Konica Minolta.

Vaxtor offers high-end solutions for the rAutomatic license plate recognition (Alpr) and the optical character recognition (OCR), which in the latter case is used to manage, Supervise and control trucks and containers in ports.

Vaxtor's ALPR technology scans and recognizes license plates over 150 countries and can guide drivers on site and check access authorizations. In addition, when collaborating with MOBOTIX, Konica Minolta aims to expand into new business areas to deliver more value to its customers. Transport and logistics infrastructures using the AI technology to scan license plates and containers.

Thomas Lausten, CEO of Mobotix, ha señalado que “confiamos en que nuestros productos y servicios de soluciones puedan resolver muchos más retos sociales. Konica Minolta's global sales network and support service system will allow us to further exploit this potential. I look forward to working together to develop new video solution services.".

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By • 25 Jan, 2023
• Section: Infrastructure, Business, Services, Video surveillance