SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - June 9, 2009) - 3VR Security, Inc., the searchable surveillance leader, announced today that Sammy's Woodfired Pizza, a restaurant group with locations throughout Southern California and Las Vegas, has chosen 3VR's searchable surveillance solution to bolster its retail security, customer service and loss prevention capabilities. The 3VR SmartRecorder surveillance platform features capabilities specifically designed for the needs of retailers, including new solutions aiding in loss prevention and addressing organized retail theft.

Additionally, 3VR integrates with Hospitality Solutions International's (HSI) point-of-sale (POS) security solution, which is currently in use at all Sammy's locations. The integration offers business analytics options that allow companies to report and search on exceptions such as manager "comps" and other anomalies.

"3VR gives us the ability to greatly improve our customer service through the monitoring of staff metrics, while simultaneously bolstering the security of our business," said Patty Hernandez, corporate controller of Sammy's Woodfired Pizza. "3VR rapidly integrated with our HSI/POS system, and we believe 3VR's sophisticated features and capabilities will provide improved business dynamics, service and safety in all Sammy's locations."

3VR offers a full range of product options for retailers, from the E-Series SmartRecorder, the world's most advanced and flexible hybrid DVR/NVR, to the S-Series SmartRecorder, a newly released compact, economical and low-bandwidth video system also built on 3VR's unique searchable surveillance platform. All 3VR SmartRecorders feature video analytic, biometric, data integration and search capabilities, in addition to advanced motion and facial surveillance aiding in the prevention of return desk and organized theft fraud. The solution furthermore features best-in-class central management options ideal for cost conservative organizations.

"The 3VR searchable surveillance platform directly addresses the growing need for sophisticated video management in the retail sector, allowing retailers to seamlessly integrate searchable surveillance into their current security system," said Al Shipp, CEO at 3VR. "Over the next several months, we plan to extend our offering to include additional feature sets while continuing to work closely with retailers to expand and develop a solution specifically designed for their business needs."

About Sammy's Woodfired Pizza

Sammy's Woodfired Pizza, known for its award-winning pizzas, salads, tapas and Messy Sundae dessert, opened in 1989 under the innovative direction of Sami Ladeki. Sammy's Woodfired Pizza is part of the Ladeki Restaurant Group's portfolio of restaurants, which includes Roppongi Restaurant & Sushi Bar in La Jolla and 16 Sammy's Woodfired Pizza locations throughout Southern California and Las Vegas. For more information on Sammy's Woodfired Pizza please visit

About 3VR

3VR Security, Inc., the searchable surveillance leader, provides the first intelligent video management system powered by a search engine with integrated video analytics. 3VR systems offer lower physical and operational costs while dramatically improving the effectiveness and efficiency of investigations for fraud, theft and other crimes. Based in San Francisco, CA, the company is privately held with funding from Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Buyers, VantagePoint Ventures, In-Q-Tel and DAG Ventures. 3VR is the three-time winner of the SIA best new video product, was named security product of the year from Frost & Sullivan in 2006 and 2007 among other awards. For more information please visit

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