Firetide Overview

Firetide offers wireless mesh networking products. Though the company focuses on video surveillance, Firetide positions its products as multi-service capable, that is, they can transmit data and telephony as well as video surveillance. Firetide stresses ease of setup and ensuring quality across the network for video transmission. Firetide's largest competitor is Cisco's Aironet mesh products.

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  • ...] Firetide Failing One other factor that likely contributes is Firetide mesh wireless. Back in Firetide's...
  • Micropower Fails on May 02, 2016
    ... The most famous wireless failure is certainly Firetide, who after spending $50 million in VC funding, took a small buyout, and fell off the face of the...
  • ... FireTide Flamed Out Firetide, which received just 2 votes this time, previously ranked...
  • ... The most famous, of course, was Firetide, who failed, despite more than $50 million in funding. Now, an Israeli company, Siklu, has...
  • ... And former 'leaders' like Firetide, have sold out. However, one established wireless manufacturer, Siklu, is now entering the...
  • ... With that in mind, has anyone painted Firetide gear, radios and/or panel antennas? If so, any degredation in performace? Thanks IPVM colleagues
  • ... Firetide The sad finale for Firetide happened this year, bought out by a distressed company specialist....
  • ...camera company, what does that tell you about the open platform? Now, Milestone is certainly no Cernium, Firetide or Intransa. Unlike these failed surveillance manufacturers who received tens of millions of VC...
  • ...then examine 4 industry deals over the past 6 months: Avigilon Acquires VideoIQ The Sad Finale For Firetide Is Here Fail / Fail: The IQinVision - Vicon Merger Panoramic Camera Manufacturer Scallop Spin...
  • I am copying this comment from the Firetide post as I think it's worth hearing / discussing: Guys, this is Cosimo Malesci, Fluidmesh...
  • ...burning through ~$50 million over the past decade, the former poster boy for wireless video surveillance, Firetide, has been acquired by a salvage specialist. In this note, we examine what happened to Firetide,...
  • Over the past few years, Firetide has struggled to gain the upper hand against lower-cost options like Ubiquiti (whose explosive...
  • ... "It is a Firetide network but there were three or four antennas worked into the system that weren't Firetide. The...
  • Cisco Exec to Lead Firetide on May 27, 2013
    Firetide had been the most visible and vocal proponent of wireless mesh surveillance but, in the past few...
  • Firetide Failing in Dallas on Mar 11, 2012
    While the City of Dallas is was a flagship 'win' for wireless mesh vendor Firetide, a recent RFP and numerous reports to IPVM indicate major problems for the system in Dallas. In...
  • ... To that end, a member asked, "Does this mean that companies like fluidmesh, firetide, etc are wasting their time marketing to this industry?" This is an interesting question that...
  • Wireless network provider Firetide has been one of the most-discussed companies in the security industry for years. They're known...
  • ...5% of respondents preferring it, Ubiquiti receives more than double the votes of runner-up Firetide (10%), and more votes than numbers two and three, Firetide and Fluidmesh (9%), combined. A total...
  • ... Compared to Fluidmesh and Firetide, the other two most-cited wireless manufacturers used in surveillance, Ubiquiti is a fraction of...
  • Fluidmesh Wireless Overview on Nov 13, 2011
    In the surveillance industry, Fluidmesh, along with Firetide and Ubiquiti are the three most commonly mentioned wireless providers. However, the relative...
  • Most surveillance people think first of Firetide when considering wireless but Firetide is, in reality, a fairly small player that gets attention...
  • ...Cieffe CiscoCognoVision (Acquired by Intel) Covi CSST Digiop Envysion (New Funding) ExtremeCCTV Firetide Flir Genetec (Acquired Company)ICx (Acquired by FLIR) Intransa (New...
  • ...ACTi: TCM-7811 Hardware Manual ACTi: TCM-7811 ds ACTi: PMAX-1004 Envysion: Career Opportunities Firetide: Ranked #1 Supplier in Americas’ Market for Wireless Mesh Dedicated Micros: SDADVANCED closed...
  • ...Product Selection Flow Chart Q3 2010 ACTi: 2010 Q3 Selection Guide 0824 ACTi: ACM-3011 ds 0823 Firetide: Philippines’ President Aquino III’s Inauguration and State of the Nation Address Secured With...
  • ... Take Firetide, who is literally on Twitter all day and night. With over 1100 tweets and following over 600...
  • ...1 Coldstore Storage (Veracity) Cybergroup Powerline Camera Firetide Point to Point Wireless Ganz H.264 MP cameras Ganz Thru Series Adverse Environment...
  • ...hand, quite a number of providers share very limited or no technical documentation publicly including Firetide, Genetec, DVTel and BRS Labs (who amazingly does not even provide a data sheet). Benefits and...
  • ... Firetide presents a very interesting case where an integrator was at fault for problems with a wireless...
  • ... Here's a few from this week (picked up from our spider): Genetec Project Engineer job opening Firetide Hires EMEA director Arecont Hires VP of Strategic Accounts (from Axis) SightLogix Hires...
  • Firetide has announced a 1000 wireless node project for the Seoul Korea subway system. Firetide commented...
  • ...5 Million USD, Firetide's total funding is over $50 M USD - an amazing level for the video surveillance market. Equally...
  • ...police directly described their experience and use of their wireless video surveillance system using Firetide's mesh wireless routers. (Firetide first announced this deployment in June 2008). LA County...
  • Recently, Supercircuits performed a test of Firetide's 900 Mhz radios in their warehouse. Their test results demonstrate the divergence between...
  • Firetide released two announcements this week: (1) record revenue in H1 2009 and (2) a customer reporting...
  • Firetide has announced a 900 Mhz mesh radio (see the product page for the 900 Mhz model). It's a...
  • ...of Milestone ExacqVision low-cost embedded hybrid DVR appliance ioimage remote monitoring solution Firetide new  400 Mb/s wireless mesh Sony's upcoming 720p PoE PTZ Texas Instruments 1080p H.264...
  • ...Computing offering Wireless Low Cost Wireless Mesh Node from Qorvus for Mobotix M-Series Cameras Firetide new product claims up to 400 Mb/s wireless mesh Firetide forecasts 200% increase in municipal...
  • Wireless Camera Kit on Mar 04, 2009
    Firetide addded an all-in-one camera with mesh wireless node. With the wireless node, the encoder and the...
  • WiFi 50% Off on Mar 03, 2009
    Firetide is offering its new wifi access points at 50% off for the next 6 months. For video surveillance...