Evolon and ZeroEyes Partner on Long-Range AI Gun-Detection Technology

With the partnership, Dallas-based Evolon Technology will unite the long-distance object detection of its analytics with ZeroEyes' proprietary AI gun detection technology. The result: The ability to detect and track someone with a firearm more than a football field away.

"Current events point to the need for a partnership like ours," Evolon President and CEO Kevin Stadler says.

Dallas-based Evolon Technology and Pennsylvania-based ZeroEyes announced a strategic partnership that unites the long-distance object detection capabilities of Evolon’s analytics with ZeroEyes’ proprietary AI gun detection technology.

The combination provides a robust long-range gun-detection solution, the companies said.

Real-time, actionable info on threats

Evolon is a developer of proprietary software technology that takes security video and turns it into real-time actionable information and ZeroEyes’ product is the only AI-based gun detection video analytics platform that holds the U.S. Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act Designation.

“Current events point to the need for a partnership like ours,” Evolon President and CEO Kevin Stadler said in a statement. “Fundamentally, we recognize that the sooner you can see a threat, the sooner you can neutralize it. This partnership serves as an opportunity to leverage the very best in analytics and AI technology to foster a smarter and safer environment for everyone, particularly in places where public safety is paramount.”

Evolon raised $16M last year

Last year, Evolon raised $16 million in Series A funding that it said would be used for expansion of its team and accelerated product and R&D efforts to drive growth in the perimeter surveillance software industry. Evolon also said it planned to enhance sales and marketing initiatives and implement new products and solutions.

Detecting people with firearms more than a football field away

Integrating ZeroEyes AI gun detection platform and Evolon Edge enables users to detect and track individuals carrying firearms at distances greater than a football field away, the companies said. That gives users additional lead time in dealing with gun-related threats in public places such as schools, shopping centers, casinos, and more, the companies said.

They said the goal is to provide earlier detection of a threat, giving ample time to lock buildings down, notify authorities, sound alarms, and get people to safety.

“This alliance could help us save even more innocent lives,” ZeroEyes CEO Mike Lahiff said in a statement. “Schools, businesses and other organizations will be alerted of brandished guns when the offender is still hundreds of feet away, giving them time to lock the doors and move everybody to safe areas. Our vision is a world in which we no longer need to fear losing our loved ones to gun-related violence, and this technology integration brings us one step closer to that reality.”

Transforming security cameras into smart devices

Evolon said it provides advanced, highly accurate perimeter security software technology for critical infrastructure protection and central station monitoring. Its patented software and analytics transform video security cameras and security systems into smart devices by eliminating nuisance alerts, the company said.

Evolon was founded by former engineers and scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory, with decades of national security experience in the design and deployment of advanced security technologies.

ZeroEyes, founded by Navy SEALs and Special Operations military veterans, said it delivers a proactive, human-verified A.I. gun detection software solution that integrates into existing security cameras and mitigates mass shootings and gun-related violence by reducing response times, providing actionable intelligence with images, and delivering “clarity among chaos”—ultimately saving lives.

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