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Alcatraz AI Adds Tailgating Detection to its Robust Facial Authentication Solution

REDWOOD CITY, CA (May 6, 2021) Alcatraz AI, the developer of secure frictionless access control solutions, announced today that its Alcatraz AI Rock solution now has capabilities that can detect and prevent tailgating at entrances and in a variety of industries. 

The Alcatraz AI Rock solution detects tailgating by identifying, in real-time, an individual as he/she approaches an entrance and identifies whether the individual has been authenticated. If an unauthorized user follows an authenticated user through a door, the solution will identify that user as a tailgater, and an alert is sent and logged into the access control system, along with a still picture of the unauthorized person. 

To prevent tailgating, the solution can be configured to send an alert to the access control system in the form of a unique credential that can only give access to authorized users. In this way, it can provide data on tailgating hotspots, and ultimately, modify physical security and access control, and adjust employee behavior. 

“Physical security is a top priority for companies that want to protect their staff, offices and property, and mitigating tailgating is one way to ensure physical security,” said Tina D’Agostin, CEO of Alcatraz AI. “Our access control solution gives security teams the ability to not only detect and respond to tailgating in real-time, but to prevent it, as well. We’re excited to share this solution with security teams.”

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About Alcatraz AI

Alcatraz AI transforms  access control by leveraging artificial intelligence and analytics to make powerful decisions at the edge, where your face becomes your credential autonomously. Alcatraz’s facial authentication technology and intelligent tailgating detection enable enterprises to innovate and future-proof their security strategy. Our solution, the Rock, is designed to be easy-to-implement and use -  with no integration needed for easy deployment on any access control system.

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