Sony Overview

Sony focuses on IP cameras but also offers some video management options.

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  • ... Central Patent Even back in 2011, when ObjectVideo first sued Bosch, Samsung, and Sony, this US6696945 patent was at the core of the litigation. The reason being is that the patent is...
  • Sony Favorability amongst integrators improved moderately compared to their 2017 favorability...
  • ... What Is ONVIF? ONVIF is a trade organization founded by Axis, Bosch and Sony in 2008 with nearly 500 members that has developed API specifications for integrating security...
  • ... Also, even though I'm probably wrong, their merge with Sony just doesn't give me confidence about the future of either company." "After about two decades...
  • Nighttime bandwidth spikes are a major concern in video surveillance. Many calculate bandwidth as...
  • WDR Tutorial on Jan 11, 2019
    ... For example, Sony lists many of their true WDR cameras as 'only' 90dB. This does not mean they are worse than a...
  • Each year, IPVM summarizes the main advances and changes for video surveillance cameras, based on...
  • This is the 5th year IPVM has tracked manufacturers gaining and losing: Top Manufacturers...
  • ...Hikvision Small Booth Axis/Hanwha Large Booths Knightscope Empty Integrators Love Bad Dog Tools Sony VB770 4K PTZ Ring Built A House Axxon Human Behavior Analytics Home Drone Startup Sunflower...
  • ...Manufacturers Utility is demonstrating an addition to their Body Worn offerings, an LPR solution based on Sony video analytics. The Sony rep in the booth said they are looking to to add facial recognition...
  • When crimes, accidents or problems occur, exporting video from one's video surveillance system is...
  • The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is granting more than $2 Billion to...
  • ... (Owned by JCI) Smartvue VSaaS / Cloud Video Profile, JCI / Tyco Security Acquires Smartvue Sony, SOW, Japan Surveyon, Surveon VMS, Taiwan Synectics, Synergy 3, UK Synology, Surveillance...
  • Camera Focusing Tutorial on Aug 09, 2018
    A camera's focus is fundamental to quality imaging. Mistakes can cause important problems. In...
  • ... Now Talos researchers have discovered multiple vulnerabilities in Sony Gen 5 cameras. Inside this note we examine: Ease or difficulty of exploit Vulnerabilities...
  • ...Calculator: 36 cameras Siqura Camera Calculator: 15 cameras SnapAV Camera Calculator: 65 cameras Sony Camera Calculator: 132 cameras Speco Camera Calculator: 6 cameras StarDot Camera Calculator:...
  • ... Other White Light Options  The most notable competitive white light illuminator camera is Sony's SNC-VB632D, a 1080p bullet with built-in white light and IR illuminators. However, the VB632's...
  • Dear All, i'd like to know your impression about a new IMX307 vs IMX291, if is possible.
  • ... July 2018 - Sony Talos 2018 Vulnerabilities - Allows commands to be executed without Admin credentials, however...
  • ...images with minimal ambient light How well will Dahua face in this segment against Axis' Q1659 or Sony's 35mm VB770? And how does it compare to 1/2" super low light models like Hanwa's ExtraLux or...
  • Camera Form Factor Guide on Mar 16, 2018
    When selecting surveillance cameras, users may choose from a number of different form factors,...
  • ...00:1C:44, 00:07:5F Dahua: 4C:11:BF, 90:02:A9 Hikvision: 44:19:B6, C0:56:E3 Samsung (Techwin): 00:09:18 Sony: 00:01:4A, 00:13:A9, 00:1A:80, 00:1D:BA, 00:24:BE, 08:00:46, 30:F9:ED, 3C:07:71, 54:42:49,...
  • ... Sony fell from third to a second tier favorite group with Bosch and Panasonic. Given Sony's...
  • ...Calculator: 36 cameras Siqura Camera Calculator: 15 cameras SnapAV Camera Calculator: 65 cameras Sony Camera Calculator: 132 cameras Speco Camera Calculator: 6 cameras StarDot Camera Calculator:...
  • We have recently taken over a client who has some Sony IP cameras.  We are in the process of changing the defualt passwords for all cameras.  We have...
  • ... Sony has turned over its video surveillance business to Bosch, while Bosch has more focused on...
  • ... Sony Talos 2018 Vulnerabilities - Allows commands to be executed without Admin credentials, however...
  • ... While they do have early access to Sony sensors via their Sony collaboration, they described video quality as a pre-condition for camera...
  • ...' But how does this camera match up against other large imager, super low light offerings, such as Sony 35mm Super Low Light Camera (Tested) and Axis 20MP Q1659 Camera (Tested)? And how will Axis be...
  • ... Axis Partner Elder Care Video Analytics (Smartervision) Sony, Japan Sprinx Technologies, Italy Standard Cognition, US TechnoAware, Italy TOP-KEY,...
  • ... Axis and Sony both entered in at 20MP, adding options for open platforms, with strong performance but high...
  • ... the ready-to-use backdoors found in Dahua, Hikvision, Sony, and Uniview.  Updated Firmware Available Axis has released updated firmware to address all of...
  • Both IMX290 and IMX291 are Sony 2MP low light imaging sensors of same size of 1/2.8. Sony semiconductor website has specs for...
  • ... For example, despite all using a numerical scale, Dahua and Sony have high Q levels/lower quality when compression is set to "1", while Avigilon, Axis, and...
  • ...for 12 manufacturers including as Arecont, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hikvision, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony and more. Recommendation - Use MBR IPVM recommends you use MBR (sometimes called VBR with a...
  • ... Not available in Sony core" "10 or less.... not enough interoperability with vms yet" "All current cams we utilize...
  • ... Whether it is Axis and Milestone selling out to Canon or Mobotix selling out to Konica Minolta, or Sony 'combining' video surveillance with Bosch, companies that can find a larger / more willing...
  • ...EZVIZ FLIR GeoVision Hanwha Hikvision IQEye Mobotix Nest Panasonic Pelco Samsung (Consumer) Sony Uniview Vivotek Manufacturer Reset Methods Below, we list how to default each manufacturer...
  • ... In the past year, 2 of the most notable entrants for these IP cameras have been Axis and Sony. IPVM has individually tested the Axis Q1659 and tested the Sony SNC-VB770. Now, we are...
  • Avigilon CEO is taking aim at their Asian competitors. And he is going directly after these...
  • Sony has released their latest generation, claiming improved WDR and low light, increased IR range,...
  • ...  As just one example, from our tests, Sony's 6th Gen VB630 outperformed Samsung's SNB-6004, despite being specified at 90dB dynamic range...
  • ... Axis & Sony cameras rarely and only when they have locked up. Other brands we have tried seemed to lock up...
  • ... Understandably, ADI would not cite the Sony 35mm 4K camera since ADI does not carry Sony but they could still tout the Axis 20MP camera,...
  • ... See related: Sony and Bosch Combine Forces Nuvico Shutting Down Pelco Shutting Down Clovis Line, Laying Off...
  • ...light cameras include: Axis Q1635 Dahua Starlight Hanwha SNB-6005 Hikvision Darkfighter (6026) Sony SNC-VB635 To be clear, not all larger imager cameras are super low light. With 6MP, 8MP / 4K...
  • ... We have 1 rep who we know for 20 yrs, who had the Sony line & a VMS line. He spent time building up the market for the manufacturer & then they...
  • ...Pelco Device Utility Siqura: Siqura Device Manager SnapAV: Luma Utility / Visualint IP Finder Sony: SNC Toolbox StarDot: StarDot Tools Trendnet: Setup Wizard Uniview: EZTools Veilux:...
  • ... competitive large format models from Avigilon, Sony, etc. in upcoming tests. Summary In our tests, the Q1659 offered significant low light...
  • ... That would be like saying Sony sells televisions direct to end users because Best Buy has Sony televisions on...
  • ... We used 4 Sony mini dome. Because they are very small." "Yes, police and emergency vehicles. They are similar...
  • ...well-known provider, Ring, significantly expanding its booth and building a 'home' on the show floor: Sony Inside Bosch Booth Just months after closing the 'combination' deal, Sony was inside the Bosch...
  • ... This is how the recent Dahua backdoor and Sony backdoor were discovered, when researchers managed to extract firmware files and then analyze...
  • ...Japanese companies were the clear stand-outs among Asian companies ranked, however although Panasonic and Sony scored high, integrators felt their products were overpriced and not particularly...
  • Bosch is one of the most well known brands in the industry and they have combined recently with Sony in video surveillance. But how has Bosch stood up against the rising wave of Chinese...
  • ...Results Overview Panasonic had a strong +18% net result: Panasonic modestly beat its domestic rival Sony who had a +12% net result. However, a number of manufacturers still did better than Panasonic,...
  • Recommendations for where to repair out of warranty Sony SNC-DHxxx cameras ? As recent as July 2016 a co-worker (who has left the company) sent several...
  • ..." "Axis, Sony, Hitachi. Quality driven more so than by price (there are multiple good quality brands IMO...
  • Hitachi, bigger than Sony and Panasonic overall, with $89 billion USD 2016 total revenue, is expanding into the security...
  • Sony is one of the largest brands in the world and a long term provider of both video surveillance...
  • ...Exacq FLIR Genetec Hanwha Hikvision Honeywell Lenel Milestone ONVIF OnSSI Panasonic Pelco Sony Vivotek The remaining posts will come out over the next month. Finally, we will have a...
  • Sony is attempting to deemphasize the severity of the backdoor uncovered in Ipela...
  • Free VMS Software Directory on Jan 13, 2017
    ...providing project/user details SecuritySpy - (runs on OS X) 30 day trial SeeTec Cayuga - 30 day trial Sony RealShot Manager 30 day trial for up to 32 channels Vicon Valerus - 30 day...
  • How Axis Can Beat Hikvision on Jan 09, 2017
    ... That is at least one thing you can count on from Sony, Panasonic, Hanwah, etc. I have registered $100k+ jobs with Axis, that I drove, sold the...
  • ... But with new offerings from Sony and soon Axis, the questions is how well their H4 Pro Series can keep up with competitors. In...
  • ... One particular noteworthy development was the 35mm Sony 4K camera, which delivered outstanding low light performance (even better than top 1/2" 1080p...
  • ... Bosch + Sony = Better Sony and Bosch combined forces, with Bosch taking over the sales and marketing efforts...
  • ..., Sony's 4K 35mm test). Practical Lux Levels IPVM lists the minimum illumination specifications of...
  • ...manufacturers of surveillance imagers, with the most frequently cited including Omnivision, Aptina and Sony. Like camera manufacturers, imager manufacturers offer a range of models with varying size,...
  • ..." "Bosch Acquires Sony Security." "Merge between Sony and Bosch." "Anyone who watched the consumer electronics...
  • ..., the Sony backdoor) making your devices at risk in the future (or even to dictionary attacks, etc.). On...
  • A backdoor has been uncovered in ~80 Sony IP camera models, attackers can remotely enable telnet on the camera, and then potentially login...
  • Do you want to get rid of your Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Hanwha Samsung, Hikvision, Pelco or Sony cameras? Now, Arecont will pay you to dump them for new Arecont cameras.  Arecont is offering...
  • ..." "4MP from Hikvision & Dahua taking over 2MP products from Axis, Sony, Panasonic, Samsung because it's 1/2 the price from their competition." "Low cost quality IP...
  • ... Manufacturers offering larger format lenses, such as Avigilon and Sony typically recommend larger housings such as the Dotworkz S-Type or Videotec HOV with larger...
  • ..., the Sony / Bosch combination). Outlook Unclear - Patent Revenue Question Whether Avigilon can sustain...
  • ... Following a wave of industry consolidation and the race to the bottom, Sony and Bosch are partnering together. Neither company is acquiring the other, but the impact may be...
  • Sony is making a big push for their SNCVB770 camera, touting its low light capabilities that they...
  • ... Sony 7th Generation In Sony's 7th generation 4K/20MP camera, the SNC-VM772R (see our test), VBR...
  • ...of the few 100% correct (grammatically) sentences on their site, Longse declares they are the biggest Sony IC buyer of Southern China: Which, considering Sony's IC output and Southern China's numerous...
  • ... 2011, with ObjectVideo suing Bosch, Samsung and Sony confirmed and deepened the problems of video analytics, with OV, one of the most well funded...
  • ..." " "I once visited a prospect for a 50 to 100 camera project with a sales guy from Sony. About ten minutes after we left the building, the customer called me to inform that he had been...
  • ... On the other hand, it's the first one i saw that shows Longse (of course), Arecont Vision, Sony, Axis and an 'unknown' (it's a Vivotek in this case) brand camera in the same discovery process....
  • I have a few of these that got left behind in a VMS migration and the IT department doesn't know...
  • ...Offerings Common Unlike video surveillance where product was segmented by camera vendors (ie: Axis, Sony) from video management system providers (ie: Milestone, Exacq) early on, electronic access...
  • Selling 4K Cameras on Jun 21, 2016
    ... For example: In our tests of the Sony SNC-VM772R turning on WDR dropped the available framerate from 30 FPS to 15 FPS.  Avigilons H4...
  • FLIR Latitude VMS Test on May 02, 2016
    ... Direct Camera Support and ONVIF Profile S DVTel supports a limited number of manufacturers (Axis, Sony, Panasonic, FLIR, DVTel, etc.) via direct drivers, with others supported via ONVIF, as shown in...
  • The big earthquake in Japan in the middle of April this year caused damages on Sony’s sensor manufacturing plant. This could lead to limited supply of a number of Axis...
  • ...else getting feedback that there will be camera delays due to the Japanese earthquakes and impact on Sony image sensor supply? It looks like Sony's plant is going to be down for a month / end of...
  • This study provides the foundations for video surveillance professionals to understand the...
  • ... However, it is lower than 4K IR models from Panasonic and Sony, both of which sell for $2,000+ See all features of the 4K cameras in the IPVM comparison...
  • ... This is lower than competitive outdoor domes from some competitors, such as Bosch, Panasonic, and Sony, but moderately higher than Hikvision's 4324 (~$590 online). However, this pricing is much...
  • Note that the article incorrectly states this as being a Sony system. Rather, it is a no-name system with a Sony...
  • ...Below are 25 booth videos, including Axis, Avigilon, Hanwha / Samsung, Genetec, Hikvision, Milestone, Sony and many more: [premium_content] Best - Attendace Clearly, one of the best parts of the...
  • ... Completely Unrealistic MSRP Lists - Sony and Hikvision Examples Sony is one of the few security manufacturers with online...
  • Are any of the European standards (EMVA1288 comes to mind) since it uses a completely different...
  • ... Avigilon and Sony were next, both with strong results. A tier below that were Bosch and Panasonic. The most...
  • ... This was in sharp contrast to competitors like Axis, Avigilon and Sony, who had favorite to worst ratios of 4:1 or better (i.e. for every one worst response they had...
  • ... Perhaps Sony is one of these, due to the lower margins and Sony's financial troubles and their history of...
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