Canon and Fujitsu announces their joint development of new imaging solutions utilizing network cameras. By combining Canon’s image quality enhancing technology and video content analysis technology with Fujitsu’s services platforms, the two companies aim to provide a variety of solutions employing network cameras.
Canon is developing technology to enhance the image quality of video captured by network cameras, as well as video content analysis technology that enables such functions as the determining of the ages and genders of pedestrians and the visualization of foot traffic flows.
Solutions for the Retail Industry
Taking information obtained by analyzing in-store video captured with network cameras, such as customer gender, age ranges and traffic flows, as well as in-store congestion conditions, and analyzing it with CHANNEL Value, these solutions will support the creation of more attractive shopping environments, made possible through optimized floor space layouts and sales promotion activities tailored to the customer base.
Solutions for the Public Sector (Tourism Industry)
By combining network cameras installed in tourist destinations with SPATIOWL, users can obtain such tourist information as visitor numbers, traffic flows and congestion levels. This will make possible the provision of solutions aimed at invigorating municipalities and tourist facilities. Additionally, the provision of high-image-quality live video and still images from tourist destinations could represent an attractive service for tourists.