WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Evolv Technology (NASDAQ: EVLV), the leading provider of AI-based security verification for weapon detection, today announced its partnership with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO). The Hilbert Circle Theatre, home of the ISO, uses Evolv’s state-of-the-art Evolv Express® screening solution to ensure the safety of its guests while providing a premium experience.
The ISO hosts up to 200 events annually, with 175,000 visitors walking through the doors of the theater each year. The theater implemented Evolv Express for its ability to provide safer and more accurate threat detection with unprecedented volume and speed. Evolv Express uses powerful artificial intelligence (AI) sensor technology to screen guests at the pace of life without a cumbersome manual security process.
“We want our guests to focus on the theater experience and not worry about safety once they enter the building,” said Graeme Bice, vice president of operations for the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. “Evolv gives everyone the confidence to enter the theater with ease and sit back and enjoy the music.”
Evolv Express allows visitors to enter the venue side-by-side at their own pace without having to constantly stop and empty pockets or bags. At the Hilbert Circle Theater, up to 60% of the audience often arrives in the 20 minutes before a performance begins. In the past, volunteer ushers performed manual security checks that were time-consuming, caused long lines and resulted in some guests missing the start of a performance. With Evolv, the theater can seamlessly admit these 1,000 or so visitors in minutes, either through its main entrance or through a secondary back entrance, so they can be securely seated at performance time.
Evolv also exceeds the aesthetic goals for the theater and its security solution. The use of the Evolv Express systems requires no physical changes to the historical integrity of the building’s interior, and they are discreetly placed in the theater’s lobby with minimal floor space.
“The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra always delivers a first-class experience on stage,” said Peter George, CEO of Evolv Technology. “Evolv is proud to be part of the remarkable theatrical experience for ISO fans as soon as they step through the door. And we’re excited to have them join the community of customers creating gun-free zones secured by Evolv.”
About Evolv Technology
Evolv Technology (NASDAQ: EVLV) is transforming human security to create a safer, faster, and better experience for the world’s most iconic venues and corporations, as well as schools, hospitals, and public spaces, by leveraging industry-leading artificial intelligence (AI) weapon detection and – analysis. Its mission is to transform security to create a safer world to work, learn and play. Evolv has digitally transformed the gateways at places where people gather by enabling seamless integration combined with powerful analytics and insights. Evolv’s advanced systems have scanned more than 350 million people, ranking second only to the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Evolv has received the US Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) SAFETY Act Designation as Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology (QATT) and the Security Industry Association’s (SIA) New Products and Solutions (NPS) Award in the Law Enforcement/Public category Security/Protection Systems category. Evolv Technology®, Evolv Express®, Evolv Insights® and Evolv Cortex AI® are registered trademarks of Evolv Technologies, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. Visit https://evolvtechnology.com for more information.
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