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

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  • Axis Q1604 Shootout Results on Feb 27, 2012
    ...scene with minimal ambient lighting In these tests, we compared the Axis Q1604 to Bosch, Pelco and Sony camera as well as the Axis P1344 and the Axis Q1602. Below is a sample of the image comparisons...
  • ...truck slammer, a telco or a guy off the street can much more easily take the job away for a lower price.Sony Pushing HybridThe Sony spokesperson emphasized, "cameras that support both analog and IP that...
  • ...online ImmerVision + Full HD fixed box camera: ~$1,600 (~$500 for lens, ~$1,100 for camera, such as Sony CH240) Using these prices, the FS-IP 2000 is roughly equivalent to the Q24 and much lower...
  • Altronix eBridge Examined on Feb 12, 2012
    ... This is similar in function to Sony's Hybrid Camera series. Competitive Comparison The eBridge is so far the lowest-cost EoC...
  • ...note, we review the key patents cited by ObjectVideo in their litigation against Bosch, Samsung and Sony, focusing on the most fundamental claims that can impact video surveillance applications. The...
  • Sony Folds to OV Lawsuit on Feb 07, 2012
    ... Sony has folded their defense and entered into a patent license agreement with ObjectVideo. However,...
  • ... We tested them against leading performers from Axis, Bosch and Sony. We tested 3 primary scenarios: Low Light - at ~0.2 lux, we compared details captured and...
  • Bosch Dinion Camera Testing on Jan 08, 2012
    In this report, we test Bosch's Dinion IP cameras against leading cameras from Axis, Pelco and Sony. Our goal in this test was to understand (1) how Bosch's cameras compared to one another and (2)...
  • MP vs SD Cameras on Jan 01, 2012
    ..., ACTi discontinuing most of its SD IP line, Sony moving to almost all MP IP cameras, etc.). Combine that with the megapixel focused companies who...
  • ...Shootout PTZ vs Megapixel Shootout SD vs HD PTZ Shootout Optimized Camera Shootout Axis Camera Shootout Sony Camera Shootout Axis vs Sony HD Camera Shootout
  • ...products (that deliver a balance of higher resolution, stronger WDR and improved low light), the threat to Sony and Panasonic will become very strong.The surveillance industry is used to mega companies who...
  • ... However, two notable exceptions are Axis and Mobotix [Update: Sony too, with examples at end]. The image below provides an example of an Axis camera with the...
  • ...ongoing debate over the process and terms of ObjectVideo reviewing the source code of Bosch, Samsung and Sony's video analytics. Essentially, the defendants are seeking to make access very limited and...
  • ... We've tested Arecont, ACTi, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Pelco, Panasonic, Sony, Vivotek, etc. UPDATE: We've taken the top performers of this test and did a shootout against...
  • ..." Sony received the most positive mentions, with their fifth generation fixed outdoor cameras (dome and...
  • ...3MP Sony and Arecont produce some details but that the 20MP Arecont and the 4MP ACTi are simply pitch...
  • ... In a clear, yet distant, second place was Sony most frequently cited for their image quality. After that, three manufacturers finished in a...
  • ...Test In this test, we choose two very similar cameras from the same manufacturer - one that was 1080p (Sony CH210) and the other that was 720p (Sony CH110). As you can see in the sample image below, from...
  • Brickcom IP Camera Overview on Oct 11, 2011
    ...Arecont AV1115DN: ~$380 online, no lens included Axis P1344: ~$650, including a 3-8mm CS-mount lens Sony SNC-CH120: ~$550, including 2.8-8mm CS-mount lens Sony SNC-CH140: ~$800, including a 2.8-8mm...
  • Motion Boost Recording Test on Oct 11, 2011
    ...VMSes were ExacqVision, Genetec and Milestone Corporate The 3 cameras were from Axis, Panasonic and Sony The 2 approaches were boosting up just frame rate (resolution remained the same) and boosting...
  • ...this update we examine how these changes stack up against competitors such as Vivotek, Axis, Arecont, Sony, etc.IP Camera OverviewThe D-Link line has essentially been overhauled, with some products being...
  • ... Sony also recently released their own powered horn for use with surveillance systems, which accepts...
  • ... In our tests, here is what we learned: Sony and Panasonic PREMIUM cameras are the best at WDR. Note again, only the premium cameras marked...
  • ... Most manufacturers outside of the majors (Axis, Sony, Pelco, Bosch) do not offer slot-based encoders. Bullet cameras with built-in IR are also not...
  • ...Commission (USITC) initiated an investigation regarding claims by Object Video against Bosch, Samsung and Sony. The US civil court case was stayed and the focus now shifted to the USITC. In this note, we...
  • HD Lens Shootout on Oct 02, 2011
    ... We then used these lenses with three commonly used IP cameras: Axis P1344 Panasonic WV-SP306 Sony CH140 We conducted tests in 3 different scenes: Indoor office for a medium size...
  • ... Inside, we compare to Axis, Bosch and Sony HD PTZs.Model OverviewThis release consists of two models: WV-SW396 Outdoor HD PTZ (Tentative...
  • Like the idea of plugging in coaxial cable to an IP camera and getting MP video? This is Sony's new pitch. At ASIS 2011, Sony announced specific hybrid coax/Ethernet camera models, using a...
  • ...ipConfigure Intransa Immervision IQinVision HDcctv Alliance Milestone Mobotix NLSS ObjectVideo Pelco Sony Verint VideoIQ Intransa - Intransa's 'major' new announcements for the show included...
  • In a surprising move, Sony, who has emphasized their all HD next generation surveillance lineup, has announced a new line...
  • ...then a link to our original review of the product's feature sets, positioning and pricing:New Additions Sony Hybrid Cameras IPVM Review SightLogix Thermal Camera Announcement / IPVM Review First HDcctv...
  • ...existing Pelco Sarix cameras and how it will compete with major competitors such as Axis, Bosch and Sony.UPDATE: SureVision test results published. With SureVision, Pelco aims to deliver strong WDR,...
  • ... This note examines the key features, pricing and competitive positioning versus Sony and Panasonic.UPDATE: We have tested the Axis Q1604 camera. See test results.Currently, we see...
  • ... Among them, Axis, Panasonic and Sony are likely the most relevant to IQinVision's market positioning. We see two factors impacting...
  • CNB Network Camera Review on Sep 08, 2011
    ...0MP/1080p, $630) and Sony's DH160 (720p, $800) and DH260 (1080p, $980) cameras, all of which are vandal-resistant outdoor...
  • ...analyze the competitive potential of Hikvision versus major IP camera providers such as Arecont, Axis, Sony and Panasonic.Box Camera ComparisonThere are multiple models of megapixel cameras in Hikvision's...
  • ...compare the price and feature sets of Pelco's IP cameras, including the new SureVision line, to Axis and Sony's offerings for box, interior and outdoor dome cameras.Box Camera ComparisonComparing Pelco's...
  • ...The Surpreme series represents a move up market to compete more directly agains the Axis, Panasonic, Sony, etc. However, how competitive is the Supreme series really?Box Camera ComparisonThere are four...
  • ...Arecont AV1115DN: ~$380 online, no lens included Axis P1344: ~$650, including a 3-8mm CS-mount lens Sony SNC-CH120: ~$550, including 2.8-8mm CS-mount lens Panasonic WV-SP306: ~$560, no lens...
  • ...potential violations of Object Video's patents, the lawsuit in US District Court against Bosch, Samsung and Sony is now being stayed.On August 11, 2011, the Eastern District of Virginia Eastern Court ordered a...
  • ..., the Sony WDR camera (CH-140) costs a few hundred dollars more than the non-WDR version (CH-120). If you...
  • ...tested 6 Megapixel cameras from Arecont Vision (AV1315), Axis (P1344), Panasonic (WV-SP306 and WV-NP502), Sony (CH140) and Vivotek (IP8151P) to see who was the best and worst at handling WDR scenes. [UPDATE...
  • ...announced it would institute an investigation based on Object Video's complaint against Bosch, Samsung and Sony. The previous month, Object Video filed a compliant asking the ITC to investigate. For...
  • ... To do so, we did a series of tests with three HD cameras: the Axis P1344, the Sony CH140 and the Bosch NBN-921. For the bandwidth tests, we tested each camera at the following...
  • ... Similar to Sony's original counterclaim filing, Samsung's filing document centers on claims of inequitable...
  • ...[link no longer available] box camera and conducted a series of shootouts between Avigilon, Axis and Sony cameras in a variety of real world surveillance scenarios. In this report, we share our test...
  • Axis vs. Sony HD Shootout on Jul 02, 2011
    ...our findings from a shootout of two of the biggest brands in the surveillance camera market: Axis and Sony. The focus was to see what image quality differences truly existed across a variety of real...
  • ..., Bosch, Samsung and Sony IP Surveillance cameras). In this note, we examine ObjectVideo's approach, explain the ITC's...
  • ... First, Sony responded to the lawsuit and now Bosch is responding. In this note, we examine the response and...
  • In May 2011, Sony filed a counterclaim against ObjectVideo's April 2011 patent infringement allegations. In the...
  • Sony Camera Shootout 2011 on Jun 21, 2011
    Sony has a strong reputation for video quality in consumer electronics. Indeed, in our ongoing...
  • The first half of 2011 featured a number of important shifts within the video surveillance...
  • Optimized Camera Shootout on Jun 05, 2011
    ...manufacturers of the cameras used in our parking garage shootout (Axis, Arecont, Bosch, IQinVision, and Sony). They each provided recommendations to optimize their particular camera for a parking garage...
  • ...our kit we included cameras ranging from SD through 5MP from Arecont Vision, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch and Sony to see if more resolution helps, if D/N versus color only matters and if different manufacturers...
  • ...with a kit of 5 IP cameras (including SD, 720p, 3MP and 5MP cameras from Axis, Arecont Vision, Bosch, Sony and StarDot) to better understand the tradeoffs ourselves. As the image below shows, we captured...
  • European manufacturer Mirasys is the first surveillance company to publicly disclose a patent...
  • Parking Garage Shootout on May 14, 2011
    ...different cameras (including SD, 720p, 2MP, 3MP and 5MP from Arecont Vision, Axis, Bosch, IQinVision and Sony) to better understand the tradeoffs for ourselves. The overhead image and map below...
  • Since ObjectVideo filed suit against Bosch, Samsung and Sony in April 2011, speculation has been rife over whether these large companies would pay up to...
  • Intersection Shootout on May 07, 2011
    ...7 IP cameras (including SD, 720p, 2MP, 3MP and 5MP from Arecont Vision, Axis, Bosch, IQinVision and Sony) to better understand the tradeoffs for ourselves. As the image below shows, we captured most of...
  • Since ObjectVideo filed suit against Bosch, Samsung and Sony, many industry people have privately discussed and debated the validity of ObjectVideo's...
  • ...shootout between a PTZ camera and 4 megapixel cameras (ranging from 720p to 5MP from Axis, IQinVision, Sony and StarDot). We wanted to see what tradeoffs would be revealed if we tested these cameras at...
  • ... Sony Shootout: Sony has 3 levels of IP cameras now (V, E and X). The goal is to determine the...
  • Parking Lot Shootout on Apr 24, 2011
    ...parking lot with a kit of 6 IP cameras (including SD, 720p, 2MP, 5MP from Axis, Bosch, IQinVision and Sony) to better understand the tradeoffs for ourselves. As the image of the location below...
  • On April 20th, nearly 100 IPVM Pro Members participated in a webinar discussing 'Winners and...
  • ... However, both Boschs still lagged the Sony premium series camera Overall, given the very small premium for the HD version, we think most...
  • ...from Axis and a MP from IQinVision) and 4 day / night cameras (2 Bosch's - one at SD and HD, and MP Sony and Pelco Sarix cameras). We wanted a broad range of cameras to see how performance varied...
  • In this note, we examine the significance, application and potential limitations of Sony's recent announcement of what they are calling the 'industry's first Hybrid HD security...
  • A powerful IP licensing firm has sued ADT and a number of remote monitoring providers for patent...
  • Now that the dust has settled from the numerous new announcements of the last month, we can...
  • ...of the product's feature sets, positioning and pricing:Directory ObjectVideo Sues Bosch, Samsung and Sony ISC West New Product Showcase Award Winners: Announcement [link no longer available] ADT...
  • ...across the global video surveillance industry, ObjectVideo has filed a lawsuit against Bosch, Samsung and Sony for patent infringement. On April 6, 2010, ObjectVideo filed suit in US District Court for the...
  • ... [Update April 7, 2011: OV sues Bosch, Samsung and Sony.] In January, an SEC document disclosed $27.75 Million investment into ObjectVideo. The round...
  • Analog vs HD Night Shootout on Mar 26, 2011
    ... A Sony SNTEP104 encoder was used to stream the analog cameras to our ExacqVision VMS. During testing...
  • ... The most likely match is the Sony SNC-RZ30N. However, this model is already discontinued with limited availability....
  • ...Exacq's ExacqVision VMS, the Lilin IPS-2124 PTZ, the March CamPX MicroDome, Milestone's Go VMS and the Sony SNC-CH140 camera. This provided a range of manufacturers from different continents, price...
  • WDR Camera Shootout 2011 on Feb 05, 2011
    ...performance using 3 well known manufacturers - Pixim, a chip manufacturer specializing in WDR, Axis and Sony. For Pixim, we tested 2 cameras - a March dome using the new Seawolf Pixim chip and an ioimage...
  • ... For instance, Sony has 4 domes with integrated IR, 2 of those in their high end V series (with WDR, audio, storage,...
  • ..., a Sony SSCN21A, a Samsung SCC-B5366 [link no longer available] or Pelco IS20-CHV10F [link no longer...
  • IP Camera Statistics 2011 on Dec 11, 2010
    ..., Sony released only HD in its new generation), the shift happened very quickly. No doubt this trend...
  • ...previous megapixel CCD cameras were not cost competitive with offerings, such as those from Arecont, ACTi, Sony and Vivotek. For example the day/night BIP-1600c-dn (2MP) sells online for roughly $1100 (MSRP...
  • ... Outside Taiwan/China manufacturers and to some degree the Sony E series, most IP cameras with similar feature sets to the Illustra will cost notably more...
  • ... Here's a straightforward example: Sony's recently introduced 1.3MP box camera (the SNC-CH120) has an online price of about $460...
  • Sony PTZ Camera Guide on Nov 21, 2010
    ...Of these, Sony offers a dozen PTZs, having recently doubled their PTZ offerings. With so many product options,...
  • Sony Fixed IP Camera Guide on Nov 20, 2010
    Like many camera manufacturers, in the last 2 years, Sony has rapidly expanded its IP camera lineup. For instance, in our Camera Finder, we are now...
  • ... Here's a straightforward example:Sony's recently introduced 1.3MP box camera (the SNC-CH120) has an online price of about $460...
  • ... Of course, there are the founders - Axis, Bosch and Sony. However, notable ONVIF supporters include major Russian VMS provider Axxon, fast growing...
  • ...264 domes for under $400 (online pricing) including Grandstream, GVI, Sony and Vivotek (all but the Sony are already shipping). Also, interesting is that all of these...
  • Sony's latest addition to its network camera portfolio, the X series, provides HD 720p and HD 1080p...
  • ..., Axis, Sony, Arecont have all rapidly expanded offerings in the last year). Mobotix may continue to grow...
  • ... Sony and Sanyo, among other manufacturers, have similar offerings as well (none of these are bullet...
  • ... Sony and Sanyo, among other manufacturers, have similar offerings as well (none of these are bullet...
  • ... Marketing materials claim the Supreme series of cameras have better low light clarity by using Sony's Exmor CMOS sensor. We have tested the Sony SNC-CH140, which features an Exmor CMOS chip, but...
  • ... The dealer discount variation is wide and obvious with Arecont, Panasonic, Pelco and Sony all offering significant discounts off list. By contrast, ACTi, Axis, Mobotix and Vivotek...
  • ...Software Aids Kingdom of Jordan in Incident Management and Homeland Security Initiatives | Intergraph Sony: Wide Area Monitoring Brochure Sony: Software Brochures Sony: Recorders Brochure Sony: CCTV...
  • IP Camera Standards Battle? on Sep 11, 2010
    ...see 3 main participants in this process (listed alphabetically): ONVIF: Lead by Axis, Bosch and Sony, they seem motivated to protect the interests of the largest selling camera manufactures PSIA:...
  • ...electronic: Sensor technology - CCTV/IP network cameras and recordersSensor technology [link no longer available] Sony: SNCCH210 Network Camera Demo Salient: CompleteView 3.5.2 Release Summary | Salient Systems...
  • ...test was hosted on a Windows XP machine, connected to the IQinVision Series 4, Pelco Sarix IXE20DN and Sony SNC-CH140 cameras. You can test the software yourself (with the DS4U free edition [link no...
  • ...OnSSI: "effective tool in the broader-based PSIM" [Note: OnSSI now markets its Ocularis as a PSIM] Sony: "Use of video analytics not prevalent in most security applications" but successful in...
  • ...264 Panoramic Camera Smartvue S9 Video Surveillance System  Sony more HD cameras and an encoder Texas Instruments 720p HD SoC with Video Analytics Timesight V...
  • Sony is well known and respected in the consumer market for its electronic products. The question,...