3VR Overview

3VR offers hybrid DVR appliances with built-in facial recognition and video analytics software. The company primarily targets banking, retail and government applications. Founded in 2002, the company has received $50 Million in VC funding, most notably from Kleiner Perkins (one of the world's most well respected VCs) and In-Q-Tel (the VC funded by the CIA and other US intelligent agencies). 3VR's main competitors are Verint and March Networks.

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  • Two executives are out at 3VR, both after relatively short tenures at the company. 3VR's CEO says this is part of a shift to...
  • ... 3VR, US A.I. Tech, Italy Accenture, US ACIC, Belgium ACTi, Taiwan Agent VI, Israel Aimetis,...
  • ... VMS Companies 3VR (i)- VisionPoint, US  3xLogic, VIGIL, US.  A&H Software House (i), Luxriot...
  • ... 3VR offers people counting as part of their VMS AgentVi has a people counter option for their...
  • ... 3VR - Difficult To Repair By Design Some manufacturers, like 3VR, have taken steps to make it...
  • Hey all, I am curious how the smart masses feel about 3VR as a NVR solution in 2015 (whether using the VMS or appliance). What are the strengths you've...
  • ... Exhibit A in the suit? 3VR's CEO Letter Congratulating 24 Hour Fitness for Using 3VR. Barnes and Nobles is being sued....
  • Now 13 years old, 3VR is the last of a generation of the hyped video analytic startups to find an exit. And with a...
  • ASIS 2014 Show Floor Review on Sep 30, 2014
    ...] And a number of well known companies are opting for 10 x 10 booths, like DVTel, Pivot3 and 3VR. For example, here's 3VR: But, 3VR has a booth 900% larger planned for ISC West. The same...
  • ... Roughly speaking, Camiolog is like 3VR, Briefcam and Siri combined. Camiolog uses thumbnails, generated and sorted based on advanced...
  • A few months after significant layoffs, 3VR has raised $3.57 million USD from 14 investors, according to an SEC filing, extending the...
  • Analytics On Demographics? on Sep 11, 2013
    Anyone has used 3VR's demographics analytics? How effective it is in terms of accuracy? I'd like to understand from...
  • What a Moron Manufacturer on Jul 03, 2013
    ... For instance, in the 3VR layoffs post, Viaas commented: "Third Iris is growing and always seeking talented people,...
  • 3VR Significant Layoffs on Jun 28, 2013
    3VR has laid off 15 employees, five of which are from its sales team, IPVM has learned. This leaves...
  • ...' 3VR's PR Agency Solved the Boston Bombing? The most dominant PR performance, perhaps ever in our...
  • ...feature is 'cloud site sharing' though it does not appear to be 'true' / 'full' cloud; post in progress 3VR Offers Software Only - About time Avigilon Releases IR Domes - Same tech as the bullet release...
  • What if your recorder could automatically identify people as well as their gender and age? 3VR claims they can do this with their new demographics feature. In this note, we examine how it...
  • ...Wireless Finally, we will review the progress (or lack thereof) of the following companies: Axis 3VR Arecont Vision Avigilon Bosch Cisco Genetec March Microsoft Milestone...
  • iDentify Facial Search Tool on Sep 10, 2012
    ... 3VR CrimeDex is a web service that enables sharing and comparing photos and identification of...
  • ... In this note we explain why companies with a low ratio, such as 3VR, Intransa and Pivot3 are in far worse shape and riskier than companies like Avigilon, Exacq and...
  • ...funded by an All Star lineup of investors and lead by former executives of video analytic companies 3VR and ObjectVideo. The company is taking a different approach to the market and is likely to have...
  • 3VR is one of the best funded companies in the history of video surveillance. With $50 Million plus...
  • ...are two major offerings for retail video analytics: Embedded analytics: VMS/NVR providers, such as 3VR, i3DVR and Clickit who embed video functionalities inside their appliances. This is a low cost /...
  • ... It dwarfs even 3VR's $17 Million round from December 2010 (though 3VR's round was all equity). One easy but...
  • ...going to contrast it to a number of common alternatives including Milestone Essential, GVI Razberi, 3VR SmartRecorder, Axis AVHS and QNAP/Synology NAS NVRs. This will help show specific strengths and...
  • ... The directory includes information on (recent activity indicated in parentheses): 3VR (New Funding) AgentVi Aimetis  Avaak Avigilon BRS Labs Cernium Cieffe CiscoCognoVision...
  • 3VR Raises $17 Million on Dec 20, 2010
    In one of the largest VC investments ever for a video recorder/analytics company, 3VR announced a $17 Million investment (see filed SEC Form D). This follows an August 2009 $12...
  • ...' 3VR has announced that their new on-line "training is designed to replace the on-site System...
  • ... This is significantly above average for video analytics companies only topped by investments in 3VR, BRS Labs and Object Video. [See our Video Surveillance investment directory for details.] We...
  • VMS Challenges Examined on Aug 01, 2010
    ...niche offerings do exist for more advanced search (for example, Agent VI Search, Briefcam, VideoIQ, 3VR, Bosch, IBM). The three key issues for these systems are (1) accuracy, (2) integration and (3)...
  • ...DVR appliance Pelco: New Version of Endura and hybrid DVRs Envysion appliances add hybrid support 3VR introduces compact hybrid DVR HikVision introduces hybrid DVR Honeywell introduces hybrid/IP...
  • ... As a point of comparison, intelligent video provider 3VR cited approximately 600 total customers in February 2009 (product launch in 2004). By contrast,...
  • ..." Given the shortage of vendors offering forensic analytics (3VR, Agent Vi, Bosch, VideoIQ), we do not see what will drive this trend. 3VR's been pitching this...
  • ...that, a number of the most well known analytic companies have evolved into bundled product offerings - 3VR's searchable video recorders, Cernium's managed video offerings and VideoIQ's iCVR. There are...
  • ... Contrast to 3VR, who offers facial recognition bundled into a mainstream DVR/NVR.
  • ...distributed smaller sites including S2's integrated security management system, Exacq's embedded series, 3VR's smart recorder, Envysion's managed retail offering and Axis hosted video solution...
  • ...  Over the past few months, we have had an ongoing discussion about 3VR's facial recongition performance based on a field test of real-time facial alerts. In this...
  • In an October 2009 article, 3VR contends that improving the ability to search video would significantly enhance transportation...
  • ...- overview / our review  VMS / NVR Genetec SecurityCenter - overview / our review  3VR P-Series Appliance - overview / our review  Salient Low Cost Hybird DVR -  our...
  • ... Search Offerings This joins a small but growing handful of companies offering search, including 3VR who focuses its marketing on 'searchable surveillance' as well as VideoIQ and Bosch who both...
  • 3VR P Series Overviewed on Sep 10, 2009
    3VR has released a new hybrid NVR appliance called the P-Series (view data sheet for technical...
  • ... 3VR's Director of Engineering notes this problem in a recent analysis of technical aspects of using...
  • Examining Series D Funding on Aug 17, 2009
    3VR has received $12M USD in new funding. This is in addition to previous funding rounds of $5M,...
  • ... May 8th 3VR in Search of Funding According to VB Research, 3VR is seeking up to $15 M USD in new funding....
  • A magazine article this week covered a new feature from 3VR that encrypts people within video surveillance to protect the innocent. While it should be...
  • ...Recently, results from a facial recognition test for the Korean National Police were reported widely by 3VR of obtaining: "85-92 percent accuracy in recognizing and matching faces in a few crowded,...
  • ...IP Cameras Pelco: New Version of Endura and hybrid DVRs NICE releases mobile surveillance product 3VR introduces compact hybrid DVR HikVision introduces hybrid DVR Honeywell introduces hybrid/IP...
  • New CEO on Feb 09, 2009
    3VR hired a new CEO who was previously the VP of Enterprise Sales at Apple. Given Apple's phenomenal...
  • ...  3VR aims to be Google for video surveillance.  VideoIQ is building an all in one camera, video...
  • ... Some systems like 3VR are now offering RAID standard but it's certainly more of an exception than the norm. All in...
  • ... 3VR: 3VR started out being a facial recognition and video management solution for many markets....
  • ...(ObjectVideo and ioimage are two prominent examples) and for vendors who perform it at the server (for instance, i3DVR and 3VR). Managing and monitoring video analytics from a singular management system provides a number...
  • ...For instance, in addition to recording video, 3VR records all faces seen on cameras. Faces of all the people (100,000+) conducting transactions...