QNAP®, Inc. will release its broad lineup of smart retail and smart office products and solutions at CES 2020 (Sands Expo, Booth No.42358, including QVR Pro Surveillance Solution, QVR Face Smart Facial Recognition Solution and QVR Retail Pro Intelligent Customer Traffic Analytics Platform to help retailers embark on a digital transformation journey; KoiMeeter Smart Video Conference Solution integrates AI to build a high-quality and economic wireless video conferencing system for enterprises. Moreover, QNAP provides cutting-edge networking solutions to help accelerate infrastructure deployment and centralize cloud management in smart retail and smart office.
Smart retail solution
In the AI era, customer experience is essential in retail. QNAP has been quick to realize this important IT trend by achieving total smart retail solutions from retail premises to customer recognition. QVR Pro can deploy a large-scale surveillance network for retail shops. When shoplifting or suspicious activities occur, the QVR Pro Motion Search function can complete suspects facial identification searches within 10 minutes in a 12-hour long playback video to effectively enhance premise security. QVR Pro also integrates SIP broadcasting system to convey information including promotional advertisements, announcements, and send emergency alerts in the shop. Meanwhile, QVR Face can set up VIP, unregistered faces, blacklists, and build intelligent door access systems to manage staff attendance. Moreover, QVR Face also integrates facial recognition into CAYIN smart digital signage, which can provide tailored promotion information and bring more business opportunities to retail shops. The QVR Retail Pro integrates flow statistics, in-store analytics and heat map data to optimize selling strategy and retail display performance. QVR Pro, QVR Face and QVR Retail Pro can be used together to improve overall customer experience and help boost customer visits and actual sales in retail shops.
Smart office solution
QNAP KoiMeeter Smart Video Conferencing Solution features a wireless presentation function to share screens without additional wireless projectors. Using a Jabra speakerphone, which supports noise cancellation functions, and 180-degree camera to enjoy clearer communication during meetings. KoiMeeter also provides AI audio transcription and real-time translation* to help break language barriers in international meetings. When hosting multi-party video conferences, enterprises can fine-tune network bandwidth with QNAP QuWAN, which deploys Quality of Service (QoS) to provide unhindered meeting environment. KoiMeeter also integrates Avaya® and Polycom®* video conferencing system and will integrate more cloud meeting solutions in the future to build flexible enterprise video conference environments .
*AI audio transcription, real-time translation, and Polycom functions will be available in Q1 2020.
Smart network infrastructure solution
To deploy a reliable and secure network infrastructure for smart retailing and offices, QNAP provides a comprehensive software and hardware integrated network solution. The Guardian smart PoE edge switch series is compliant with the latest IEEE 802.3bt PoE++ standard and supports up to 370-watt total PoE budget. Integrating Layer 2 management functions with built-in QTS and VM applications, the Guardian meets all your demands for IP surveillance, network security, storage expansion, and wireless AP management in edge networking. The new model QGD-1602P also features 10G SFP+ fiber ports to satisfy ultra-high-speed network and long-distance transmission requirements.
The QuCPE Edge Computing Server is an integrated network virtualization solution for SMBs using high-performance Intel® Xeon® or AMD processors with system memory up to 32GB RAM (Maximum memory up to 256GB RAM).The QuCPE series is equipped with multiple physical 1GbE RJ45 or 10GbE SFP+ ports and supports network expansion up to 25Gb. Adopting Intel Data Plane Development Kit(DPDK) and Smart NIC Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) hardware acceleration technology, the QuCPE series provides high bandwidth and computing performance required for running QNE, VNF, and cloud deployment. The QuCPE series is an ideal solution for diverse networking applications to replace traditional expensive and complicated networking devices. QNE is a cloud-centric network virtualization solution, coupled with computing-capable edge devices, providing feature-rich Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) for value-added services. Combining networking, computing, application services, and cloud management, QNE meets business network infrastructure deployment requirements. QuWAN is a QNAP SD-WAN solution that provides WAN optimization and steady network transmission for big data digital transformation. The QSW-M408 and QSW-M1208 L2 10G managed switch series for boosting 10G network deployment and management efficiency will also be showcased.
Connect with QNAP at CES
QNAP's marketing and business development personnel will be on-hand to help determine product and marketing strategies for distributors and resellers to grow their business. Accredited members of the international press are also invited to schedule product briefings and request evaluation units for review purposes. The availability of the aforementioned new products will be announced separately.
More about QNAP new NAS products
- TS-251D: A 2-bay NAS for home users, featuring Intel® Celeron® dual-core 2.0 GHz processor with 2GB or 4GB RAM available. It supports 4K HDMI output to provide a variety of multimedia entertainment. PCIe expansion supports SSD caching and 10GbE/5GbE/2.5GbE connectivity.
- TS-230: Entry-level 2-bay NAS featuring Realtek RTD1296 ARM® Cortex-A53 quad-core 1.4 GHz processor with 2GB RAM available. The NAS supports comprehensive home entertainment with flexible multimedia streaming and supports snapshots protection and complete file and data protection capabilities.
- VS-8348: The VioStor NVR series features Intel® Core™ i5-8400T 6-core processor and QVR Pro applications, satisfying SMBs surveillance needs.
Credit to source, information taken from:
QNAP Systems Inc. (2020). QNAP Catches AI Trend to Unveil Smart Retail, Smart Office Solution and Showcases Compelling New Products at CES 2020 [online] QNAP Systems, Inc. - Network Attached Storage (NAS).
Available at: https://www.qnap.com/en/news/2020/qnap-catches-ai-trend-to-unveil-smart-retail-smart-office-solution-and-showcases-compelling-new-products-at-ces-2020 [Accessed 06 January 2020].