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Engineered Privacy Inc.

Automated face tracking, hiding, encryption, and recovery in security video for the $1Bn (14.4M camera) video security / privacy market.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Burlington, ON, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded April 2010
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Patented system capable of tracking, encrypting, and removing face images from security video. This allows the use of video in places currently not permitted due to privacy concerns; e.g monitoring public spaces for data gathering or crime prevention.
This product can be sold as an off-line service or can be embedded in cameras and sold as a security / privacy system. Key customers include retail, public transportation, casinos & education.


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    Dr. Phil Whiting

    Phil Whiting has a PhD in Science from McGill University and has a strong background in technology commercialization and executive management. Most recently, Phil was President and CEO of a renewable energy company. Prior experience includes being President of an international robotics and automation company, President of a fuel cell and rechargeable battery company, and VP roles in R&D and Engineering with a global water treatment company and a

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    Dr. Karl Martin

    Dr. Karl Martin is a recognized expert in surveillance, biometrics, and privacy enhancing technologies, and speaks internationally on these topics. He has served as an expert witness and his work has been featured in various media outlets, including the Toronto Star, CBC, Security Matters Magazine, Canadian Security Magazine, and He has managed significant R&D contract projects, both in university and commercial

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    Dr. Jeff Fortuna
    Sr. Research Scientist

    o Dr. Jeff Fortuna has over 10 years’ experience in pattern analysis, machine learning and computer vision. He has authored many papers on 3D computer vision, machine learning methodologies and data driven analysis of medical images. He has taught a number of courses at the college and university level in the areas of statistics, data structures and algorithms, microprocessor software / hardware, embedded systems and distributed computing. Upon

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    Cameron Serles
    Board Chairman

    Cameron Serles is Founder, President and CEO of Xiris Automation Inc., a manufacturer of “machines that can see” defects in manufactured goods for several niche global manufacturing industries such as optical disc (CDs, DVDs), Photovoltaics and Tube & Pipe manufacturing. He founded Xiris Automation in 1989 and was their first software developer. Today, he is involved in strategic planning, international sales development and corporate managemen

Previous Investors

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    Xiris Automation|University of Toronto