San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 12, 2014
3VR, the video intelligence company, today announced that Jeff Karnes has been named Senior Vice President of Marketing and will spearhead the company’s retail analytics initiative.
“Jeff joins 3VR at an important time,” said Al Shipp, CEO of 3VR. “His impressive background in video technology and ability to work across a range of industries will be tremendously valuable as 3VR pursues new opportunities in the retail and security segments.”
3VR is now leveraging the same video-mining technology that has delivered proven ROI for retail loss prevention to improve marketing, merchandising and store operations. Brick-and-mortar retailers can glean real-time, actionable insights from the Big Data from in-store video to create a personalized, omni-channel experience, increasing conversions and spend rate.
In addition to the retail initiative, Karnes will drive 3VR’s marketing efforts in the video surveillance industry. Most recently, he was CEO at Pixel Forensics, a company that provides solutions to rapidly triage and analyze video, images and audio for forensic and investigative applications for U.S. Government clients.
“3VR is at the forefront of delivering solutions that allow companies to search and gain insights from the growing amount of video,” said Karnes. “Joining 3VR at this moment in the evolution of video and Big Data is an incredible opportunity and I’m thrilled to be part of the company.”
With over 17 years of high-tech marketing and product management experience, Karnes previously held executive and senior leadership roles at VoloMedia, Yahoo!, WebEx, Virage, and Cinebase Software.
3VR will debut its in-store retail video analytics at the National Retail Federation 103rd Annual Convention & Expo from Jan. 13-14, 2014. Visit http://www.3vr.com/retail for more information.
3VR, the video intelligence company, enables organizations to search, mine and leverage video to bolster security, identify and mitigate fraud, and better serve customers. 3VR's Video Management Software, Network Video Recorders and Video Analytics allow video surveillance systems to reach their true potential, and deliver a measurable and sustainable return on investment. 3VR is the video intelligence standard for hundreds of global customers, including leading banks, retailers, governments and law enforcement agencies and owns CrimeDex, an online community of thousands of fraud, loss prevention and law enforcement professionals dedicated to stopping crime. Visit http://www.3vr.com for more information.
About 3VR VisionPoint™ Retail Analytics
3VR uses the power of Video Intelligence to allow retailers to optimize operations by responding quickly to customer needs and market trends. Using our best-in-class Video Intelligence Platform, 3VR VisionPoint Retail Analytics offers an end-to-end retail optimization solution. Through a customizable dashboard, merchants can gain a comprehensive view of customers across shopping channels and adjust goals to maximize overall business performance. Based on real-time intelligence fitted to their organizations, decision-makers can quickly find answers to questions around comp-store sales, SKU profitability, queue efficiency, store layout and more, and then take the appropriate action to boost profits. Combined with award-winning loss prevention features, the 3VR solution enables retailers to harness real-time actionable data to get the most complete picture for dynamic decision-making.