Osprey News & Insight

10Oct

“Seeing is believing”: Digital Oil and Gas blog post on visual analytics

Timely and interesting blog post by Digital Oil and Gas’ Geoffrey Cann on the emerging use of visual analytics in the oil field. A couple excerpts: “(…) these new visual analytic systems, interconnected via the web, demonstrate many of the same attributes of other exponential technologies. Multiple cameras connected to a single machine learning engine mean that […]

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25Sep

“Managing security threats in oil and gas”: Osprey Informatics featured in A&S Magazine

Osprey’s COO, Jeremy Bernard, was interviewed for a feature in A&S Magazine, a leading international security technology magazine. Excerpted from A&S Magazine, September 2017: Ensuring Security and Safety While the debate on whether or not oil prices will ever reach $100 a barrel again continues, the need for security is certain. Ensuring the best security […]

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21Sep

Osprey Informatics launches Action Alerts: Personalized activity notifications powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning

Calgary, AB, Canada – Sep 21, 2017 – Osprey Informatics (“Osprey”) today announced the availability of Action Alerts, an important new capability for the Osprey Reach intelligent visual monitoring platform. Action Alerts leverage Osprey’s artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to analyze images and video to detect objects or activities of interest to industrial customers. By incorporating […]

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06Sep

Osprey to present at prestigious Energy and Clean Technology Venture Forum in Houston, Tx.

Osprey Informatics has been selected to present at one of the Energy industry’s leading venture events. The Rice Alliance’s 15th Annual Energy and Clean Technology Venture Forum on September 14, 2017 is the largest energy and clean technology venture capital conference in the southwest. This event is an opportunity to learn about the latest emerging technologies, meet […]

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16Aug

Osprey Informatics selected to present at Banff Venture Forum, Canada’s premier financing event

Through a competitive process, Osprey Informatics has been selected as a presenting company at the Banff Venture Forum, taking place September 21-22, 2017. During the presentation, the company will show how its visual intelligence platform empowers industrial customers to manage costs while mitigating safety and environmental risks. Banff Venture Forum, Canada’s premier company financing event, […]

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29May

Meet Osprey Informatics at the Global Petroleum Show

Osprey will be exhibiting at the 2017 Global Petroleum Show (GPS) from June 13-15. Visit the Upper Big 4 building, Booth 4330B to see how the company’s intelligent visual monitoring solutions are driving productivity, enhancing security and improving HSE compliance. Registration is free before June 5. The GPS is an industry leading event where more than […]

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27Mar

Osprey Informatics featured at IBM’s “Transforming Oil and Gas with Watson” event

Join Osprey in downtown Calgary for this premier event focused on technology-driven solutions for transforming oil and gas operations. Osprey will be featured in the Experiential Zone, where you will be able to see how IBM and partner solutions are driving operational performance improvements today. Are you a senior operational manager or executive in oil […]

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10Feb

Osprey Selected to Present at Propel Energy Tech Forum

Osprey Informatics has been selected to present at the PROPEL Energy Technology Venture Forum, taking place March 1-2. PROPEL brings together the best, boldest, most innovative emerging and established energy technology companies. Technology adoption is critical to the long-term viability and stewardship of global energy resources – now more than ever. The driving sources of […]

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04Jan

Osprey to present at Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada’s “IT Tools For Cost Reduction & Operational Improvements”

Join Osprey’s Chief Operating Officer, Jeremy Bernard, as he shows how Osprey’s unique intelligent visual monitoring solution helps energy companies cut costs, improve productivity, and ultimately operate more efficiently. Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada Information Session: IT Tools for Cost Reduction & Operational Improvements Details: January 10, 2017, 9:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Nexen Annex […]

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14Nov

Osprey Winner in GE’s Minds + Machines IoT Contest

Osprey has been selected as a winner in GE’s global IoT contest and will be attending GE’s premier IoT event, Mind + Machines, courtesy of GE. Osprey’s contest submission focused on deploying computer vision solutions on the Osprey Reach platform, allowing industrial companies to operate more efficiently.  The company’s approach has been validated in the […]

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04Apr
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Osprey Informatics Named One of Canada’s Top Energy Innovators by Alberta Oil Magazine

From Alberta Oil Magazine website, April 1, 2016 Canada’s Top Energy Innovators 2016 Alberta Oil is highlighting the people, companies and technologies that are taking an unconventional approach to solving the energy industry’s biggest problems. There is an old cliché that says, when faced with failure, “try, try again.” That advice certainly applies to innovators […]

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09Dec
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Osprey Informatics launches new rapid deployment and portable cloud-connected camera for industrial operations

The new Osprey Edge camera connects with the company’s existing visual monitoring platform Calgary, AB, Canada – December 9, 2015 – Osprey Informatics (“Osprey”) today announced the immediate availability of Osprey Edge, a portable, low-power and economical camera that connects seamlessly to Osprey Reach, the company’s cloud-based visual monitoring platform for industrial operations. Unlike traditional surveillance […]

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01Dec
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Security in oil and gas: Osprey’s CEO Michael von Hauff interviewed by leading international security magazine

Excerpt from “Security in oil and gas: price dip and geopolitics boost demand”, A&S International, December 2015 (cover story). Oil prices are at unprecedented low levels, but security market in the oil and gas vertical is expected to grow at a CAGR of about 5 percent from 2015 through 2020. Several reasons contribute to this, […]

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18Nov

Osprey Informatics’ CEO Michael von Hauff to speak at World Petroleum Council event in Calgary

Join us at World Petroleum Council Canada’s IGNITE! event, a fast-paced and thought provoking event featuring short 5-10 minute talks (similar to the TED format) from some of Calgary’s top game changers, including Osprey’s CEO Michael von Hauff. You will hear ideas from speakers across Calgary‘s energy industry including start-up founders, academics and business leaders. […]

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15Jun

Osprey Informatics Featured in Mining Journal

From Mining Journal, Digital Edition, June 14, 2015: Osprey sees mining focus next A Canadian firm that has had a breakthrough extending early private funding support for its venture selling “intelligent” remote-site monitoring technology to oil and gas companies, to institutional investors, believes it can start building a presence in the mining sector and look […]

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09Jun

Osprey Informatics Closes $1.2 million Series A Funding Round Led by U.S. Investment Firm

Calgary, AB, Canada – June 9, 2015 – Osprey Informatics (“Osprey”), a company that develops and provides cloud-based intelligent visual monitoring solutions, announced today that it closed CAD $1.2 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Anzu Partners, an investment firm based in Washington, DC, with participation from existing investors. With this […]

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04Jun

Join Osprey at the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary, June 9-12

Visit us at booth 4522 in the Upper Big Four to see how Osprey Reach empowers oil and gas companies to cut site visits and increase productivity. Enter our draw for a shot a GoPro. Also – don’t forget to check out our presentation on Tuesday June 9 at 4:30 in the Heavy Oil Theatre […]

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20Apr

Osprey in the News: Company featured in Alberta Oil and Gas Industry Quarterly Update

Osprey Informatics’ partnership with Convergint Technologies is featured in the Alberta Oil and Gas Industry Quarterly Update for Spring 2015. From the article: Calgary-based Osprey Informatics and Chicago-based Convergint Technologies are partnering to bring the oil and gas industry innovative visual monitoring solutions designed for infrastructure security and operational efficiency. “As a leading integrator of […]

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14Apr

Osprey Informatics announces availability of Osprey Cloud Bridge – delivering advanced capabilities for cloud-based visual monitoring

CALGARY, ALTA., April 14, 2015/ – Osprey Informatics (“Osprey”) today announced the immediate availability of the Osprey Cloud Bridge, part of the Osprey Reach intelligent visual monitoring platform. The Osprey Cloud Bridge is a managed device that connects IP cameras from customer sites to Osprey’s cloud platform. The Cloud Bridge makes deploying new cameras or […]

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09Apr

Join Osprey at ISC West April 15-17, 2015

Visit Osprey at ISC West 2015 for a preview of our next release of Osprey Reach, the intelligent visual monitoring platform built for the oil and gas industry. Contact us to book a meeting. We look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas!

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10Mar

Convergint Technologies and Osprey Informatics Announce Strategic Partnership for Next-Generation Intelligent Visual Monitoring Solutions

SCHAUMBURG, ILL. and CALGARY, ALTA., March 9, 2015/ – Chicago-based Convergint Technologies LLC (Convergint) and Calgary-based Osprey Informatics (Osprey) are partnering to bring the oil and gas industry innovative visual monitoring solutions designed for infrastructure security and operational efficiency. These solutions are powered by the Osprey Reach enterprise visual monitoring platform. “As a leading integrator […]

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26Jan

Osprey Informatics secures $2.25M for enterprise computer vision platform

Company to accelerate international growth in energy sector and other markets CALGARY, ALBERTA – Osprey Informatics (“Osprey”) today announced that it has raised $2.25M in seed funding from private investors. The company will use the funds to fuel the growing demand for Osprey Reach – the enterprise computer vision platform built for industrial operations. The […]

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04Dec

Pembina Pipeline Corporation selects Osprey Informatics for enterprise visual surveillance

Osprey to provide intelligent visual monitoring for Pembina Pipeline Corporation’s facilities.

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04Nov

Osprey gives expert insight into visual monitoring in Oil & Gas Network Magazine, October 2014

From Oil & Gas Network Magazine, October 2014: Security Technology in the Oil and Gas Industry: Managing Risk and Enhancing Operational Efficiency by Jeremy Bernard, Osprey Informatics THE PROTECTION OF OIL AND GAS infrastructure, assets and personnel against attacks, theft and vandalism, accidents and unforeseen events has long been an industry challenge. As global demand for energy grows, […]

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20Oct

“Fuel up on Safety”: Osprey’s CEO Michael von Hauff interviewed in leading security magazine A&S International

From “Oil and Gas Fuel Up on Safety”: A&S International, October 2014 From a safety and security perspective, oil and gas installations are among the most critical and challenging environments. The speed in which an incident can escalate to a disaster means that operators need to get information quickly to be able to react and […]

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06Oct

Osprey Featured in September 2014 Issue of Oil and Gas Product News

Excerpt From Oil and Gas Product News, September/October 2014: Video monitoring simplifies site surveillance needs – by Andrew Topf, Associate Editor The remote nature of oil and gas operations has generated a range of devices that detect, track and transmit information at wellheads and and pipelines to offices sometimes thousands of kilometres away. Advances in remote-monitoring […]

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26Aug

Osprey Featured as Cover Story in August 2014 Roughneck Buy & Sell Magazine

From Roughneck Buy and Sell Magazine, August 2014: Osprey Informatics releases intelligent visual monitoring product called IDENTIFY  Osprey Informatics, out of Calgary, Alta., has released their latest visual monitoring product that can aide oil and gas companies throughout Western Canada: Osprey Identify. Osprey’s products are built specifically for oil and gas operations. Identify provides companies […]

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05Jun

Media Release: Oil and gas industry to benefit from Identify, the latest intelligent visual monitoring product from Osprey Informatics

Osprey releases the first visual monitoring system that can remotely detect, identify and monitor personnel at field sites. Calgary, Canada – Osprey Informatics has released its latest intelligent visual monitoring product: Osprey Identify. Specifically built for oil and gas operations, Identify gives companies the power to remotely detect, recognize, and visually monitor personnel at field sites. […]

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03Jun

Osprey featured in Canadian Business Magazine: “Always on duty-Wireless devices transform the oil and gas industry.”

Excerpt from article in Canadian Business Magazine, June 2014: Osprey Informatics, a Calgary-based firm, is deploying a visual monitoring system that pulls together video surveillance feeds from remote sites, no matter how many of them there are or how far apart they are, and runs image-recognition analytics on them. These analytics suss out abnormalities that might […]

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13May

Osprey Informatics announces the hiring of Sean Rouillard as Vice President of Sales

Calgary, Alberta – May 13, 2014 – Osprey Informatics today announced that Sean Rouillard has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. Mr. Rouillard is responsible for leading the Osprey Informatics sales team, and building on the company’s success in providing intelligent visual monitoring for the oil and gas industry. Over the past 20 […]

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22Apr

Security and the cloud: Osprey Informatics featured in Dubai-based Pipeline Magazine

Excerpt from Pipeline Magazine, April 2014: As recently as the past decade, the notion of companies exchanging documents over Gmail or GoogleDocs rather than the more ‘traditional’ method of emailing the files or couriering large hard disks between offices, was sneered at and assumed to be a ‘work-in-progress’. Things are quickly changing though. For the […]

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18Mar

Osprey Informatics announces new client – Peyto Exploration & Development

Calgary, Canada – Osprey Informatics is proud to announce the addition of Peyto Exploration & Development (Peyto) to its rapidly growing oil and gas industry client list. Calgary-based Peyto is using Osprey Reach, the intelligent, cloud-based visual monitoring platform, to enhance operational efficiency, security and safety for its field operations at several locations in Alberta. […]

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05Mar

“Watchful Eyes”: New Technology Magazine features Osprey as oil and gas sector innovators

“Watchful Eyes: Real time intelligent video surveillance of remote sites provides piece of mind, enhances worker safety”  Two young Calgary entrepreneurs have taken the widely used idea of video home security systems and, by combining wireless access, sophisticated video technology and the use of the cloud, are providing 24-hour surveillance of remote oil and gas […]

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20Jan

Osprey Informatics kicks off 2014 with strong momentum and growth

Calgary, Canada Osprey Informatics, the leader in cloud-based, intelligent visual monitoring for the oil and gas industry, is starting the New Year with new clients, new talent and a new round of financing.

We are very pleased with the growth that Osprey achieved over this past year, said CEO Michael von Hauff. Not only have we significantly expanded our market reach, we’ve grown our team and implemented key R&D results into our products. I am looking forward to 2014 and to the ongoing expansion we have planned for Osprey.

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15Nov

Calgary Herald Profiles Osprey Informatics

Osprey removes the distance between remote assets in the Oil and Gas industry, and the Stakeholders responsible for them, by providing instant visual access via a web based application. Any person in the company can instantly see remote sites, receive alerts, inspect past activities, images and related data, and use these images and data in template reports that are unique to every client. Osprey saves companies money and improves worker safety by enhancing security, reducing incident response times, and reducing the amount of travel to and from remote sites.

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09May

Osprey Informatics’ CEO Michael von Hauff featured on Notable

Michael von Hauff, CEO of Osprey Informatics, is featured on Notable, a leading online guide for young professionals, for his entrepreneurial spirit. Hauff says the key to success is to “maintain focus on your long term goals through active reinforcement…Keep track of your reasoning by writing down your thought processes, and go back to them constantly.” Huff also describes his impressive vision for the company.

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14Nov

Alberta Oil Magazine: Osprey Informatics Eyes a Surveillance Niche

Michael von Hauff admits hes never had much hands-on experience in Albertas oil and gas sector. The only time the 32-year-old ever spent on site was during a four-month summer job with Encana Corp. while attending computer engineering classes at the University of Calgary.

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