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The 30 Top Technology Innovations of 2018

Dolph Pick: Avigilon Person Detector

You have no doubt heard the saying, “You can run, but you cannot hide.” Avigilon, now part of the Motorola corporation, must have had that in mind when it created the Avigilon Presence Detector (APD). The APD is a discreet impulse radar device that combines self-learning analytics with impulse radar technology to accurately detect the presence of a person even if they have stopped moving or are hidden. The device scans, learns and continuously adapts to its environment, helping to reduce false positive events. Designed for indoor locations such as ATM rooms and other closed indoor vestibules, the APD is said to be able to accurately detect a person’s presence through blankets, cardboard, wood and drywall.

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