MESA, Arizona, May 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Iveda (OTC: IVDA), the global provider of IvedaAI™ intelligent video search technology, Feel® video surveillance products, IvedaPinpoint™ and IvedaHome™ IoT (Internet of Things) Platforms with Smart Devices today announced the appointment of Greg Omi as Chief Technology Officer, responsible for developing Iveda’s technology roadmap.
Greg brings a wealth of industry experience to Iveda, including the hands-on experience of being a senior engineer on the Autopilot team at Tesla. At Zynga, one of the leading developers of the world’s most popular social games played by millions of people around the world, they have reduced the load time of the FarmVille game “Marketplace” by over 98%, dramatically improving performance. user experience. Concretely, the loading time went from 30 seconds to a fraction of a second. Greg’s expertise in efficient code writing, software optimization, and data compression techniques will be invaluable in Iveda’s future software development.
Prior to Zynga, Greg was a senior software engineer at Naughty Dog, the highly acclaimed game development studio acquired by Sony Interactive Entertainment. At Naughty Dog, Greg designed the render engines for the award-winning Crash Bandicoot 2, 3 and CTR for PlayStation 1, as well as the Jak and Daxter game series, which was the highest performing render engine on PlayStation 2. The engine used sophisticated data compression to get the maximum performance from the PlayStation 2.
Greg is credited as a co-creator and co-developer of other iconic games including Crash Team Racing, Streetsports Baseball / Basketball, Jak II / 3 / X, and many other released games. He is proficient in assembler, C, C # and other contemporary programming languages and has expertise in game engines (effects, objects, interpreters and tools), video and image processing, vector quantizer, packers and other data compressors, the CD player firmware on the on-board processor, and RSA and MD5 code optimized.
Always a partisan, Greg is not new to Iveda. He was the very first angel investor to provide the capital to help Iveda bring its products to market in 2006. In 2011, Greg joined the board of directors of the company where he served until 2016.
“My experiences in creating and working with various teams across the world, building and managing scalable systems, and developing new technologies are what I look forward to bringing to Iveda – this time as an active member. of the leadership team where I can really make an impact, ”Mr. Omi said. “I believed in Iveda when I first invested in 2006, and I believe in them even more today with their increasingly mature technology. I am very proud of what they have accomplished over the years. I’m really excited to be returning to a different capacity where I can help shape Iveda’s technology roadmap. “
“It’s a great honor that I’m working with Greg again. I have always respected his commitment to excellence, useful innovation and his ability to adapt to rapid technological changes. His expertise in game development and his vision of how to bring digital creations to life will help Iveda develop breakthrough technology that will bring something innovative and creative to the video surveillance market, ”said David Ly, CEO of Iveda. “I am confident that with the addition of Greg to our leadership team, we can crystallize our position as a leading force in digital transformation and smart cities, leveraging AI (artificial intelligence) technologies. ) and AR (augmented reality) offering even greater value to our partners. and end users around the world. “
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Iveda® (OTCMKTS: IVDA) specializes in IoT platforms that provide service providers with turnkey cloud video surveillance system, smart sensors and smart video search technology. Iveda uses a proprietary command center, big data storage and deep learning algorithms. Iveda has a SAFETY Act certification from the US Department of Homeland Security as a qualified anti-terrorism technology provider. Based in Mesa, Arizona, with a subsidiary in Taiwan, Iveda is publicly traded under the symbol “IVDA”. For more information, call (480) 307-8700 or visit www.iveda.com. To follow Iveda, visit www.facebook.com/ivedasolutions, www.twitter.com/ivedasolutions or www.linkedin.com/company/iveda-solutions.
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