Hummingbirds AI Joins Panasonic’s XCELERATE Software Application Development Program for TOUGHBOOK Solutions


Panasonic Toughbooks with GuacamoleID Contactless Continuous Authentication Solution

XCELERATE Program Helps Hummingbirds AI Bring GuacamoleID Continuous Contactless Authentication Solution to Customers

Our goal is to make police operations secure and compliant while reducing the hassle of repetitive manual logins and logouts for public safety employees. Security that is not painful.

— Nima Schei – CEO

MIAMI, FLORIDA, USA, September 14, 2022 / — AI hummingbirds Announces Partnership with Panasonic Connect North America (“Panasonic Connect”) to Join the Company’s XCELERATE Software Application Development Program for TOUGHBOOK® Solutions (“Program”). The XCELERATE program offers the perfect opportunity to work closely with Panasonic Connect and its extensive partner ecosystem. This program specifically helps provide customized TOUGHBOOK security and compliance solutions to organizations in the public safety, government, and private enterprise sectors.

By combining Hummingbirds AI’s state-of-the-art authentication tool with Panasonic’s suite of rugged computers, tablets and handhelds, Miami-based AI vision expands its ability to disrupt the authentication market of the workforce by empowering TOUGHBOOK Enterprise Solutions and its customers with a security solution that makes their jobs easier.

“It’s exciting and encouraging to be part of the XCELERATE software application development program,” said Nima Schei, artificial intelligence entrepreneur and CEO of Hummingbirds AI. “This partnership bridges the gap between innovation and customer needs. As cybersecurity and especially authentication become more and more complex and expensive, this becomes an additional burden for employees. Our goal is to make police operations secure and compliant while reducing the hassle of repetitive manual logins and logouts for public safety employees. Security that is not painful!

GuacamoleID is Hummingbirds AI’s first continuous contactless authentication technology. GuacamoleID makes device access verification self-contained, continuous, reliable, and convenient for employees. Since its initial release, this re-authentication tool has caught the attention of IBM and Masschallenge, won the Judges Award at the Embedded Vision Summit 2022, and been featured in Forbesthe annual information security report Pitchbook, SXSW and Identity Week Europe.

“Panasonic Connect is committed to bringing purposeful innovation to the robust enterprise and enabling companies like Hummingbirds AI to support the future of work,” said Jim Dempsey, Director of US Business Development and Partnerships. at Panasonic Connect. “Autonomous solutions, like GuacamoleID, have the power to positively impact businesses and workers, increasing productivity and maintaining compliance. We look forward to seeing this solution made available to progressive agencies across the industry.” audience as another example of Panasonic Connect’s continued investment in meeting the needs of our customers.

About Hummingbird AI
Hummingbirds AI is an award-winning, visionary AI startup, leveraging privacy-driven AI to make work safe and efficient, wherever it happens. GuacamoleID by Hummingbirds AI is the world’s first contactless continuous authentication solution for every computer using video biometrics. From medical personnel to public safety, financial institutions and distributed employees, GuacamoleID makes access to computers contactless, secure, convenient and compliant. Hummingbirds AI’s GuacamoleID won the Judges Award at the Embedded Vision Summit 2022 and was featured as an emerging solution to systemic cyber risk by Forbes.

About the XCELERATE Software Application Development Program
The XCELERATE software application development program for TOUGHBOOK marks an evolution of Panasonic’s continued investment in the partner ecosystem focused on relationships with the software developer community. The program advances Panasonic’s long-standing commitment to innovation and supporting partners and customers across all industries, regardless of form factor or operating system. For ISV partnerships, Panasonic supports a flexible tier-based program that gives partners three options based on their market strategy and focus.
For more information on the XCELERATE Software Application Development Program, go here.

About Panasonic Connect North America
Established on April 1, 2022 as part of the Panasonic Group’s transition to an operating company system, Panasonic Connect North America is a B2B company offering hardware, software and professional services to deliver value to public sector customers , federal government, education, immersive entertainment, food service and manufacturing industries. With a mission to “Change Work, Advance Society, Connect to Tomorrow”, Panasonic Connect North America works closely with its community of partners, innovators and integrators to deliver the right technologies to meet the needs ever-changing customers in today’s connected enterprise.

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