University of Minnesota Enhances Campus Security with Cernium's Intelligent Video Solution

RESTON, Va., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Cernium Corporation, the leading developer of video analytics-enabled products, announced today that the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus in Minneapolis , Minnesota has deployed Perceptrak(R) by Cernium to enhance the security of its campus.

Perceptrak by Cernium is an advanced video analytics system that delivers the full potential of surveillance systems by recognizing distinct human behaviors that indicate potential criminal activity such as lurking people, or potential accidents during icy winter weather, and alerting security personnel accordingly.

"Rather than wait and react to emergency situations as they occur, Cernium's intelligent video technology allows campus security officials the ability of real-time response," said Bob Janoski , central security director for the University of Minnesota. "It's a proactive approach that enhances the security of our community."

"Perceptrak is consistent with U of M's proactive public safety program and objectives," said Karsten Anderson, Account Manager for Cernium Corporation. "Its ability to determine threats in real time positively impacts the landscape of security personnel's functionality and campus residents' security."

A prevalent solution in the higher education community, Perceptrak by Cernium is currently deployed in facilities throughout North America , including Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and Rapid City S.D., Regional Airport.

About Cernium

Cernium Corporation is the leading developer of real-time analytics- enabled products. The company's technology is a generational leap over competing approaches, providing outstanding incident detection performance and greater operational flexibility at a much lower cost. With its roots in the security industry, Cernium has brought advanced video analytics capabilities to the protection of scores of facilities across North America and the United Kingdom . Customers represent a range of industry sectors that include Fortune 100 manufacturers, government, health care, transportation, hospitality, education, entertainment and major cultural institutions. Cernium solutions include Perceptrak(R), ExitSentry(R), Cernium Edge(TM), Cernium High Density Analytics Server(TM) (HDAS) and PoolOptix by SR Smith. For more information, visit

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