Vista CCTV announces partnership with Facewatch


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Vista CCTV and Facewatch, the provider of retail crime deterrent solutions using facial recognition, have announced their new partnership to deliver facial recognition software to the security industry.

This new alliance offers large and small business owners alike the opportunity to secure their establishments against low level crime without needing to replace any current cameras or systems.

Dean Kernot, Vista Sales & Marketing Manager, comments: “This is a really exciting partnership. Retail crime is a growing issue for retailers and Facewatch offers a legal and safe way to provide a deterrent to both shop theft and violence in store. Vista will be working with our network to train, support and deliver this new ground-breaking technology.”

Nick Fisher, CEO, Facewatch, comments: “The Facewatch facial recognition system delivers a game changing technology which is incredibly accurate and fully GDPR compliant. Our solution is aimed at making the retail and hospitality environment safer by providing a deterrent against store theft and bad behaviour. As a technology focused business, we can only succeed by working with established and successful partners in the security industry that share our goals and passion. Vista are leaders in their field and we are astonishingly privileged to be able to work with them to enable Facewatch to scale rapidly by building, with Vista, a network of accredited partners.”

The Facewatch facial recognition solution is fully GDPR compliant and Facewatch remains as the data controller. Already an established provider of facial recognition solutions, this has been tested extensively in the retail sector over the last 18 months.

Facewatch is sold as a licenced-based product, creating a recurring revenue stream for installers who will provide ongoing technical and product management support to their customers.

The solution will be available via Vista accredited partners who have been trained both in practical security system set up and ensuring end user compliance whilst using the Facewatch system.

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