Konica Minolta Releases FORXAI Secure Access

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Ramsey, NJ, Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) is pleased to announce the release of its imaging IoT platform, FORXAI Secure Access. FORXAI Secure Access (pronounced FOR-SIGH) enables automated, secure point-of-entry workflows that combine facial identification with mask detection, thermal temperature screening and tailgating. These workflows utilize an artificial intelligence (AI) rules-based engine designed for various types of organizations including:

  • K-12 schools
  • Universities
  • Independent and assisted living facilities
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • Continuing care retirement communities

Developed by Konica Minolta’s North American Business Innovation Center with support from Konica Minolta Labs U.S., FORXAI Secure Access leverages the intelligent edge capabilities of the company’s MOBOTIX security cameras, internally developed AI algorithms, innovative facial recognition technology and system integration solutions. This convergence of technologies offers clients a comprehensive, flexible solution that guards against unauthorized access, automates the access process for authorized staff, residents, constituents and visitors, and provides additional capabilities related to virus prevention and reporting.

Initially focused on the education and healthcare markets, FORXAI Secure Access provides an extensible platform that can be tailored to the specific needs of the facility. Each respective platform can perform the following automated tasks.

FORXAI Secure Access – Education

  • Identify the student or staff member and unlocking or locking a door
  • Send automated alerts to appropriate management personnel if a blacklisted individual is on school premises or an alert has been triggered
  • Issue an audible or visual alarm and automated alerting
  • Provide various reporting for compliance and attendance
  • Display activity and volume analysis through an easy-to-access dashboard

FORXAI Secure Access – Healthcare

  • Video surveillance security and point-of-entry control
  • Automated temperature screening utilizing MOBOTIX Thermal camera technology of scanning the inner canthus of the eye for more accurate readings
  • Optional mask detection with or without facial recognition
  • Issue an audible or visual alarm and automated alerting
  • Patient/resident Elopement detection
  • Custom integrated symptom questionnaire offering automated secure entry workflow with alerting
  • Options for health screening / consent forms and badge printing

“Safety and security is largely about prevention and planning ahead, and Konica Minolta is pleased to be able to support schools and healthcare facilities with technology that protects their respective staffs,” said Kevin Kern, Senior Vice President, Digital Transformation and Emerging Technologies, Konica Minolta. “With powerful AI-driven access management capabilities, integration with many common access control systems, student information systems and APIs supporting integration of new capabilities, FORXAI Secure Access can evolve to meet future security requirements.”

FORXAI Secure Access will be available through Konica Minolta’s professional services teams as well as its authorized partners. Learn more online.

About Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is reshaping and revolutionizing the Workplace of the Future™. The company guides and supports its customers’ digital transformation through its expansive office technology portfolio, including IT Services (All Covered), content services, managed print services and industrial and commercial print solutions. Konica Minolta has been included on CRN’s MSP 500 list nine times and The World Technology Awards recently named the company a finalist in the IT Software category. Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for fourteen consecutive years, and received Keypoint Intelligence’s BLI 2021 A3 Line of The Year Award and BLI 2021-2023 Most Color Consistent A3 Brand Award for its bizhub i-Series. Konica Minolta, Inc. has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for nine consecutive years and has spent four years on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list. Konica Minolta partners with its clients to give shape to ideas and works to bring value to our society. For more information, please visit us online and follow Konica Minolta on FacebookYouTubeLinkedIn and Twitter.

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