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Tend Named as CES 2016 Innovation Awards Honoree in Smart Home Category

Tend, a maker of award-winning lifestyle smart home products powered by computer vision technology, today announced it has been named a CES 2016 Innovation Awards Honoree for Tend Secure, a smart security product that goes where you go. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 27 product categories.

New KODAK CFH-V20 Delivers Ultra-Wide Field of View WiFi Video Camera with Commercial-Grade Surveillance Features, Plus IFTTT Integration

Bringing the most advanced, commercial-grade video monitoring solution into consumers’ homes, Tend unveiled today its new CFH-V20 video monitoring system, featuring a 180-degree field of view day and night-vision HD video camera. The wireless USB-powered V20 camera can easily be detached from its power base and placed anywhere for quick setup to monitor children, loved ones, pets or property.

Apical and Tend to Bring Intelligent and Reliable People Detection to Home Security

Apical Ltd., a developer of advanced embedded imaging and computer vision technology, and Tend, the leading Vision-as-a-Service (VaaS) platform for the connected home ecosystem, today announced that Tend’s latest service incorporates Smart Detection powered by Apical’s ART system. This technology partnership will enable smart homes to integrate unprecedented people detection capabilities into their security systems.

New KODAK Video Monitors Curb False Alarms with Smart Detection

Today’s home WiFi cameras suffer from a major annoyance: a flood of false alarms created by ceiling fans, lighting changes and other harmless movement. New KODAK V-Series Video Monitors solve the problem with industry-first Smart Detection that eliminates up to 70% to 98% of false alarms and associated incident notifications. It’s a major advance that saves time otherwise wasted in checking surveillance video to determine whether a given alert was triggered by an HVAC system rustling the drapes or a burglar ransacking the house.