Magal Introduces Video Analytics Solutions for Detecting Masks, Monitoring Social Distancing

"Safe Spaces" security solutions facilitate reopening with confidence and assure compliance with public health requirements as the world prepares to resume business and social activities, the Israeli company's CEO says.


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Israel's Magal Security Systems, a leading international provider of comprehensive physical, video and access control security products and solutions, as well as critical site management, introduced on May 14 its Safe Spaces video analytics solutions for mask detection, social distance monitoring, occupancy monitoring and sanitation station monitoring.

Dror Sharon, CEO of Magal, said "The Senstar brand stands for security and protection. Safe Spaces facilitates reopening with confidence and assures compliance with public health requirements to keep employees, customers and the general public safe and protected. As the world prepares to resume business and social activities, face masks, social distancing and sanitizing will remain necessary to increase confidence and reduce personal risk."

"The Senstar Safe Spaces video analytics solution is software based and camera agnostic, allowing easy integration with existing and new Senstar Symphony VMS customers. The platform will offer a portfolio of functionality from detection to embedded edge, deep learning analytics," Sharon said.

In the coming days, Senstar is releasing Symphony-based Safe Spaces, with face mask detection, as well as monitoring for sanitizing stations, social distancing, and occupancy limits. Additional products and enhancements for the solutions portfolio, including an embedded edge solution with deep learning analytics, will be available in the coming weeks. The deep learning edge solution will be both camera and VMS agnostic allowing the addition of the Safe Spaces analytics to any existing system.