Sony Overview

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

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  • ...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...
  • 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...
  • Lux ratings are one of the poorest specifications to use in selecting cameras. Now, with the rise...
  • ...imagers, with the most frequently cited including Omnivision, Aptina (now part of ON Semiconductor) and Sony. Like camera manufacturers, imager manufacturers offer a range of models with varying size, max...
  • ..." "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...
  • ..." " "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: Best - Attendace Clearly, one of the best parts of the show was the strong...
  • ... 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...
  • ...Hikvision Camera Directory Panasonic Camera Directory Pelco Camera Directory Samsung Camera Directory Sony Camera Directory Vivotek Camera Directory Let us know what you think and if you need help...
  • ...manufacturers in the responses were: Avigilon Axis Dahua Hikvision Panasonic Pelco Samsung / Hanwha Sony The overall trend was clear: integrators are shifting their buying significantly from premium...
  • Sony XIS System Advice on Dec 01, 2015
    I'm looking for advise on Sony XIS system. Anyone who can help/guide me on right config? Please feel free to reply if you have...
  • ... It is significantly lower than models from Axis and Sony. Dahua IPC-HF8281E: ~$435 USD online (~$285 camera + ~$150 lens) Axis Q1615: ~$1,000...
  • I registered a $300K project with Sony (and Anixter) and for the most part we installed Sony PTZ's and several domes, total of 45...
  • ...many 1/2" models, such as Dahua, Hikvision, and Samsung, more in line with models such as the SNC-VB635, Sony's 1/2" competitor. Dahua IPC-HF8281E: ~$435 USD online (~$285 camera + ~$150 lens) Axis...
  • ... "The fact that Sony is not keeping up with this [low cost] trend is a huge surprise and disappointment." - We agree...
  • Live From China CPSE 2015 on Nov 02, 2015
    ... Sony Sony announced a new sensor series, named Starvis, at the show (see brochure / specs) that aims...
  • For 18 month, Sony has been hyping 4K cameras, a year before they even announced a 4K network camera. Now, amidst...
  • Sony Ipela Fogging Up Issue on Oct 22, 2015
    I have customer who is complaining about sony impela rx series camera with pressurized housing un1-opl7c2.There is condensation in unit and...
  • ...Compared to other 1/2" models, it is significantly less expensive, less than half the price of Axis and Sony's super low light models (1/3" and 1/2", and about ~$150 less than the 1/3" Samsung SNB-6004,...
  • ... We checked cameras from Axis, Panasonic, Sony, Dahua, Hikvision, Avigilon, and Bosch and none supported H.264 streaming using Chrome. This...
  • ...lens option, ~$600) is priced well below many 1/2" super low light models, such as the Axis Q1635 and Sony VB635, both ~$1,300 online, as well as even ~1/3" equivalents from these manufacturers, the...
  • ...and rank auto-focus cameras from Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, FLIR, Hikvision, Panasonic, Pelco, Samsung, Sony, Vivotek and more. Auto Focus/Auto Back Focus Basics For those unfamiliar, there are two...
  • ... Indeed, many integrators cited 3 favorites, such as: "Axis, Sony, Panasonic...name brands.....lower end systems will use lower end cameras that are less...
  • ..., ObjectVideo Sues Bosch, Samsung and Sony). That $80 million plus another $13+ million on other patents is quite a large sum for the...
  • ..." "Axis, Bosch, Pelco, Panasonic, Sony. Product choice decisions are commonly made by the client rather than the consultant, and are...
  • ...the project size and budget, with larger systems more likely to use top-end brands and gear: "Axis, Sony, Panasonic, Pelco, etc. They all have their airports to point to." "Large airports have...
  • ...manufacturer products (from ACTi, Arecont, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, D-Link, FLIR, Hikvision, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony and Vivotek), breaking down the following: Lowest Cost Compact IP Domes Lowest Cost Compact...
  • ..." Sony "Brands like Sony have the most trusted reputation." "We installed Sony; competitors quoted...
  • Corridor Mode Tested on Jun 03, 2015
    ...including: ACTi Arecont Avigilon Axis Bosch Dahua Hanwha Hikvision Illustra Panasonic Pelco Sony Vivotek   There are some holdouts which still do not offer the feature, such as Canon or...
  • Chinese IR Camera Dominance on Jun 02, 2015
    ... Many incumbents, such as Axis, Bosch, Sony, etc., added IR to their line late, and included it only as a high end feature in expensive...
  • Winners Losers Spring 2015 on May 18, 2015
    ...Samsung (14:20) Genetec (16:30) Milestone (18:22) Exacq (19:40) Pelco (21:25) Panasonic (22:46) Sony (24:19) Bosch (25:25) FLIR / Honeywell (25:58) The Field (28:13)
  • ...products (ACTi, Arecont, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, D-Link, FLIR, Hikvision, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony and Vivotek), breaking down the following: Fixed Focal Outdoor IP Cameras (lowest to...
  • WDR Camera Shootout 2015 on May 04, 2015
    ...Q1615 Bosch NBN-932V Hikvision DS-2CD4132FWD Panasonic WV-SFV631L Pelco IME319 Samsung SNB-6004 Sony SNC-VB630 Uniview IPC542E-DU Even among these true WDR cameras, there were clear superior...
  • ...than 1/2" imager super low light models from competitors such as the Axis Q1635 (~$1300 online) and Sony SNCVB635 (~$1900), and even hundreds less than these competitors' 1/3" low light...
  • ...new products IC Realtime 26MP panoramic Louroe audio analytics Panasonic new 4K Snap Surveillance Sony 35mm  ACTi Most notably from ACTi, they have added binning mode (which they are calling...
  • New Products Spring 2015 on Apr 12, 2015
    ...VideoXpert Pelco Dragonfly Multi-Imager Cameras Samsung WiseNet Lite SIA New Products 2015 List Sony Launches 4K With 20MP Mode Even more so, 'consolidation' has been heating up with significant...
  • After a year of talking about 4K, Sony is now announcing its first 4K surveillance camera. In this note, we break down the 3 most...
  • ... I am wanting to use a Sony WR632C PTZ (due to its features), will be wirelessly linking it to the club rooms. From there...
  • Sony Security's challenges continue. Last year, Sony terminated their US GM, now they have cut...
  • ...encoder models: Axis P7214 [link no longer available] Hikvision DS-6704HFI [link no longer available] Sony SNT-EX104 Below, we share our findings in areas including: Image quality VMS licensing...
  • The End of CCDs on Mar 17, 2015
    ... Now, reports that Sony will stop CCD sensor production should help convey to those still disbelieving that the end of...
  • ...Pricing The 610 IR dome sells for about $700 USD online, lower than competitive options such as the Sony SNCEM632R (~$1,000) and Panasonic WV-SFN632L (~$800), 1080p models with built-in IR. However,...
  • ... For instance, why should a sales person at Sony or Genetec bring in Milestone or Axis respectively at this point? And if they have any sway in...
  • ...ACTi, Arecont, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Canon, Dahua, Geovision, Hikvision, Panasonic, Pelco, Samsung, Sony, and Vivotek), what IP addressing they support by default, and the pros and cons to these...
  • ... For example, below we have entered in Axis, Avigilon, Hikvision, Pelco, Panasonic and Sony models: Clicking 'compare selected cameras' returns a head to head comparison captured...
  • ... I have used Panasonic, Sony, ACTi (did NOT like the ACTi), and just purchased a single channel HikVision to test/benchmark....
  • Has anyone else had an issue with Exacq software resetting the saturation level of Sony PTZ cameras, specifically the EP520 in this case, down to 1% on the VMS, or -3 on the camera?...
  • ... ACTi Arecont Avigilon Axis Bosch Dahua Hanwha Hikvision Illustra Panasonic Pelco Sony Vivotek Here are 225 cameras supporting corridor mode listed in IPVM's camera finder. Users...
  • Has anyone used the Sony camera equipped with the Electronic Varifocal feature? Thoughts? Is it worthy of consideration...
  • ... You thought Object Video played hardball suing large manufacturers like Bosch, Samsung, Sony, Pelco, etc. Now, Avigilon has acquired all of OV's patents for $80.3 million, and all of their...
  • ...examine the features, the low light specifications and how it compares to other large imager cameras from Sony and Arecont. Q1635 Overview The Q1635 has a 1/2" imager compared to the 1/2.8" imager in the...
  • 7 months after being ousted from Sony, Mark Collett has (not) gotten a leadership position with the biggest surveillance manufacturer...
  • ... Sony Sony surveillance had a quiet, but down year, losing ground and losing their US GM, all the...
  • ... For example, if a rep firm has Arecont and Exacq or Sony and OnSSI, they would be more likely to steer customers to use, respectively, Arecont and Sony,...
  • ...Avigilon Axis Bosch Canon Exacq Genetec Milestone Mobotix Vivotek Panasonic Pelco Samsung Sony Note: Acti, Arecont and Hikvision did not have booths at ISC East 2014 and, therefore, were...
  • ...NBN-733V Bosch NBN-932V Dahua IPC-HF3100N Hikvision DS-2CD864FWD Samsung SNB-5004 Samsung SNB-6004 Sony SNC-VB600B Sony SNC-VB630 What is DNR? Digital noise reduction, as it name states, aims to...
  • Dahua HDCVI 2.0 Tested on Nov 17, 2014
    ... Discovered ONVIF conformant cameras from Axis, Bosch, Sony, Samsung, Avigilon, Hikvision, and others automatically. Connected to cameras from all of the...
  • Axis 4K Tested (P1428E) on Oct 29, 2014
    ...all around best image quality, 1080p WDR / low light cameras like Axis' own Q1615, Pansonic Series 6, Sony Gen 6, Samsung Wisenet III, etc. will likely be better fits with only a modest decrease in...
  • Winners Losers Fall 2014 on Oct 13, 2014
    ... Avigilon Axis Bosch Dahua Exacq FLIR Genetec Hikvision Milestone Pelco Pivot3 Samsung Sony Tyco Vicon / IQinVision Also, we review how well recent new products that garnered the most...
  • ...models: Speco OiD4: ~$360 USD online Axis P3354: ~$550 online Samsung SND-5084: ~$420 online Sony SNC-EM600: ~$550 online However, the fixed focal length OiMD1 is priced on the high side...
  • ASIS 2014 Show Floor Review on Sep 30, 2014
    ...4K Flat Milestone The Most Interesting Demo Dead PSIM Guns On Show Analytics on Steriods Tiny Sony Booth Power Shift To ISC West Wal-Mart's Booth Honeywell Empty / Dead Spaces Top...
  • ...To End Of Life All VideoIQ Products Tyco Integrated Security's Holis Panasonic Series 6 IP Cameras Sony E-Series HD Dome Camera Axis High End HD Camera Q1615 Pelco SureVision 2.0 IndigoVision...
  • Testing Sony HD Dome Camera on Sep 18, 2014
    ... In particular, Sony users historically needed to use their expensive high end V series cameras for these...
  • ...including lens Panasonic WV-SPN631: ~$950 online Samsung SNB-6004: ~$500 online, not including lens Sony SNC-VB630: ~$1,100 online Recommendations / Competitive Positioning The Q1615 is best for...