Access Control and Video Integration Statistics 2020

By Brian Rhodes, Published on Oct 08, 2020

Video Surveillance and Access Control are two of the most common security systems, but how frequently are they integrated?

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~200 integrators told us how often they integrate video systems with access control, and what factors impact doing that integration.

In this report, we examine the trends with the key factors that apply.

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**** **** * *** of ***** * ******* have ***** *** ****** integrated:

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*******, ***** ~**% ** integrators **** **** **** 50% ** ***** ******* integrated ******* **** ***** variation ******* *********** *********** such *******:

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*** **** ****** ******* given *** *********** ** not ****:

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*******, *** ******* ** generally **** ****** ** some ********* *** **** integrators ****** ******** ** growing *******.

Integration ** *********

*** ***** ** *********** access *** ***** ******* was ***** ********* ** too ****** *** **** customers ** ******.

******, **** ************ ********* by *** ****** '*** of *** ***' *** run *********, *** ** a ****** *********** ** done *** **** *** run **** ********* ******.

  • "~**%, *** ******* ** a **** ******* ***** but ****** ********* ** our ******** **** *** in ***** **** *** two ********* *** *** compatible ** **** ** additional ***** ** ***'* even ******* *** ********* of *** *******."
  • "*** **** ********** ** an ********** ****** ** if *** ******* ** not **** **** ********. Such ** ******** *** and *********** ***."
  • "* ***** *** **** 70% ** *** ******* are **********. ** ** are ***** * ******* platform *** *********** *** little ** ** ******, systems ***** ** **** to ********* ********* ******* by ********* ********* ********* come **** ****** ***** points ***'* ****** **** in ** ****, ** not *** ** *** features **** *** ******* show ** ** *** access ******* ******."
  • "*%- ****."
  • "****** **% ** *** systems, ** ******* ********* video *** ****** *******. Many ********* **** *** two ********** *** *** not ** **** **** find *** *** ****. Unless *** **** * brand **** **** **** this *********** *** ****** really ********* *******. *** customers **** ** ********* the *** ******* *** it ** ***** *** investment."
  • "**%. **** ********* *** the ***** *** ****** don't."
  • "**%, ****. ** ** was ******* ** ***** be ****** ** **** but *** * ******* dealer *** **** *****'* offer ****."
  • "***** **%. ** **** with * *** ** legacy ********* *** **** tend ** ****** **** separately. **** ** *** are *** ***** *** same ************* **** ***** is * ******* *** associated **** **** ***********."
  • "***** **%. * ***** the **** ** * major ******."
  • "**% ** **** **** access ******* *** ***** we ********* *** ********- Genetec *** ***** *****."
  • "**%. ***** ** *********** into *** ** *** lack ** ************ **** existing ****** ********. (***** and ********* ******)."
  • "**%. ********'* ***** **. cost ***********."
  • "*- ***** ******** ********."
  • "*** *********** ** ********* and ******** ***** **** costs ** ****."
  • "**** **** *%. ** most *****, *** ******* only ******** *** ** the *******. ******* **** are ***** *** ** stand-alone ******* ** ** not ******** **** **** be **********. **** ** due ** ********* ********* having *** ********* ********** and *** ***** **** not **** *** ********** expense"

Customers ***'* ******* **

**** ******, ** **** no ******, ** ******* reason **** *********** ** not ***** **** ********** access *** ***** *******.

*** *** ******: **** end-users, ********** ** *** commercial *** *******, ** not ********* ****** ****-**** surveillance *********.

** * ******, *** efficiency ****** ** *********** these *** ********* ** muted (** **** **********) and ****** ** ****:

  • "feature **** **** *** asking ***. ****, **** customers ******* **** * video ** ****** ****** in ***** **** ** see **** *** * project ** * ** the ***** ** **’* not ****** ****** ** work **** **** **** have."
  • "**%. *** *** ******** is ***** ** *** the ****** ** *** biggest ******. **** ***'* have * *** ** monitor *** ****** *** system."
  • "* ***** **** ***** the ******* ******* ** mentioned *** ** ***'* always * **** ********."
  • "** *** ***** *** access *********** ** **** rare **** **** *%. Impacted ** ******** *******."
  • "* %. ******** **** not **** * **** in **** ****. *** are *** **** ** convincing *** *********."
  • "**% [**] ******** *******."
  • "*% ****** ******* ***** are ** *** ** the *****, *** **** requested ************."
  • "**** ***, * ***** say **** **** ** percent. **** ********* *** that ** ***** *****."
  • "*%. **** ** ******** demand."
  • "** ******* ** *** customer ** **** **** it ** ***."
  • "*% - ****** **** for **."
  • "****. ** ***** **** to *** ** **** point *** **** ********* we **** **** ***'* have * ****** *** this. ***."
  • "*% *** ****** * customer *********** *** ***********."

Separate ********* ************* *******

**** ******** ***** *** requisite **** *** ***** and ****** ******* ** 'be ************'. * *********** barrier *** **** ** that *** ******* ** not **** ** ** integrated ****** **** *** opposite ******, *** ** business ****** **** '******' systems, ***, ** ** ready-made (*** *********) ************ between *******:

  • "**%. **** ** *** customers **** ***** ****** control **** **** ** not **** ** ******* to ** **** ** integrate."
  • "****** ***, ** ******* access ****** *****'* ********* with ** ***."
  • "**** **** **%. **** of *** **** *** to ********* ****** ****** vendors."
  • "**** **** *% *********** not ******* ** *** manufacturer. **** ***** **** do ***** ***********, **** a **** ***** ***** of ***********, *** ***** small ********."
  • "**** **** **%. ** don't **** *** ** the ***-**-*** ********* **** Genetec. **, *** "***********" is **** ***** *** EagleEye, ** ***** *** Exacq. *** ********* ****** for *** *********** ** just ****** *** ** the ******** ******** *****."
  • "**% **** ** ****. Compatibility ******* ********* ************* and ******."
  • "** ***** **% *** integrated, *** *** **** factors *** ****** *** manufacturer-written ************. *********, **** access ******* ************* ********* with ***'* ****** **** others (*** ******* **** & *******). ****, ** are ******* ** ********* standards ** ***** ** equipment ******* ** *** be "*******" ** ******** systems ***** *** ********** is *** ***** ** rip & *******. *** most *******, ** ************* integrate **** ****** **'** instructed *** **."
  • "**** **** *%. *********** between ********* ************* ** often ********/******** ********* ** when *** ****** **** an ****** ** *** often "*****" *** ***********."
  • "**% ******* *** *** Access ***'* **** ***********. Or **** ****** *** it."
  • "**** ** *** **** integration. ****** *** ***** doesn't **** ** *** for *** *********** ******* they ***** *** ********* brand ******* ** **** bought *** ******* ** two ********* ***** *** never ***** ** ********* them, ***** ** **** $."
  • "****** **%. *** ******* are ********** ** ** can ******* *** *** to ***** *** *** software ** ** ** need ** ****** **** with **** *****."
  • "********* ************* ****** ***********, existing ******* *** *********** of *** *******."
  • "** *** ** **** products ** *** **** brand ** ********. ** order ** ******** ************* [problems]."
  • "** **** * ** year **** ** ******* so **** ** **** don't **** ********** ***** because ****** *** *** products ***'* ********* ** the **** ** *********** is *** ***** *** benefit. *** ** **** of *********** ******* *** current **** ********."
  • "**%, **** *** ******* licensing ******** ** *** on ******** **** *** not **********."
  • "**%. *** ***** ****** is **** ** ********* use ******** ****** ******* and ** ****** *******. The ** *********** **** Avigilon *** *** **** updated *** **** *** work **** ****."
  • "**** *** ******** *** even *% ******* *** customers ******** ** ** not ********** ** **** don't **** ** **** their ******* ******* ** the **** ** **."
  • "*** ******* ** *** access ******* ******** *** most ** *** ******* are ***** *** ** not ******* **** ** the *********** **** *** video *******."

**** ********* ** *********** by *** **** ***** many *********** ****/******* ******** camera, ****, *** *** lines, **** ***** ***** access ********* ** *** or *** ******, * finding **** ******** ********** ****** ******* ************* 2020******** ****** ******* ************* 2020.

Do *** *******/******* ******

**** ********** **** **** only ******* ***** *** avoid ** ******* ****** so ************* **** ***** integration ** ******:

  • "********* ****. **'** *** an ** ****** ** any *********** ***** **** to ****** **** ***** folks."
  • "****, ** ** *** install ****** ******* *******."
  • "**** - ** ***'* touch ****** ******** ** our *****, ** *** of *** ******* (********...******) hate ***** ****** ******* people."
  • "**** **** **% ** often ** *** **** the ****** ******* ******* of *** ******* ********."
  • "*% * **** ****** control."
  • "****, ** ** *** do ****** *******."
  • "*% * **** ******* video ************."
  • "****. ** ***'* ******* much ****** *******."
  • "** ******* *****'* **** the ******* ** ******* access ******* ***"
  • "****, ** ** *** do ****** *******."

** ******** ** ***** results (********'* ***** ************ / Access ******* *********** *****), **** ******** *** generally **** ******, ********** because **** *********** *** taking ** ****** ** a **** ********.

Larger ******* **** ****** **********

** ***** ** ********** citing ******-****-******* *********** ***********, many **** **** **** with ***** ********* **** big *********, ******** *****, and ********* ******** *********.

***** ********* *** ***** leverage *** ***** ********* needed ** ******* ********** systems, *** ** ***********: have *** ******* *** funding ********* ** *** the ************.

  • "**% ** *****. **** a ******** *** ********* work **** *** ***********, either **** ***** ***** or ********** ** ****** archived *****, ***... *** site ** ****** ** large ****** ** **** sense ** *** ****, the ******* *********** ** bidirectional."
  • "****-******* ** **** ** justify ***** *** *** into ********** *******."
  • "***** **% ** *** systems *** **********. ***** are ******* ***** ******* and ****** *** ****** for **** ***** **** more **********."
  • "** ** **** ********* to **** *******, *** we ** *** ********* work ** ******** **** are ***** ****** ** the ***** ***** ***** would ** ** ********* budget *** **** * system."
  • "**% - ** **** a ***** ********* ****** list *** **** ** some * ***** * off ******* - ***** tend ** ******* **** integration *** *** *** we *** **** ********* already **** * **** of "********" *********** ******** on *** ***** ****."
  • "**%. ******* ******** ** larger ********."
  • "********* ********* **** * concierge ** ***** *** the **** ******* **** integration *** ** **** do ** ** ********** settings ** ***** *** a "* ***" ******** for ********* ** **** remote ****** ** ****** and *******."
  • "**% ****** ******* ***** piggybacking **** ** ********* and ***********"
  • "******** ** **** ******* that ***** ***** ************ few *** ***** *** paying *** *** ********** incremental ***** ** **** time. ** ** **** enterprise ********* *** ***** that *********** *** *********** on **** ****** ********."
  • "** **** *****, *** installed ******* *** **********. We ** **** ** some ****** ****** ********* that **** ******** ** Avigilon *** ***** ********** solution."
  • "**%, ** ** ** this ******* *** ***** add. ******** ** **'* just * ********* ****** either **** ** ***, we ****** **** ** very *********** ** *** since ***** *** * lot ** ***** ******* in *** ******. **** the ********** ********, *** customer **** ** **** to ******* *** ****** different ******* ***** * single ****** ******* ********."
  • "**** ***, * ***** say *%. ****** ***** is * *****, *** access ******* *** ******* tremendously **** ** ***** of ******."
  • "*** ****** *******, *'** integrate **** * *** but *****'* ******* * higher **** *********** ** integrated ******* *** ******* of ********* *******."

Outlook ********

*************, ******* ******** ***** that ***** ******* ************ may ** ** *** demand ***** ***, **** anticipate ************* *** ******* the ******* ** ****:

  • "****** **% *** *******. Dedicated ******** ********* **** can ******* *** ****** is * ******."
  • "***** *%. ** *** moment ** ******* ** mainly *********. *** ********* are ********** ** ****. It **** ** **** in *** ******."
  • "**** **** *%, *** the ********* ** ******** rapidly."
  • "* *******. ** *** that ********** ** ** percent **** ****."
  • "****** *** ***** **** 2N ****** ******* **** release *****, **** ***, but ** *** **** year ** *** ** expect **** ** ** rolled ***."
  • "*%. **** ******* **** the ***** ********** ** sync *** ********. **** operational ** ** * good ******** ****. ******* to ****** **** ** nearly ***% ****** * months."
  • "** ******* **** **** more *** **** *** moving ** ********* ****."
  • "********* **** ***, *** starting ** ** **** integrations **** *** *****.*** platform. **** ******* ** beta *** *** *****.*** Integration, * ******* * larger ********** ******."
  • "******** ** ******* ** leveraging *********** ** ******** continue ** ******."

********** **** ** ******* by **** ************* ** 'unify' ****** *** ***** surveillance (******* **** ********** like ******* *** ** to *** ******** **** Verkada *** ****). **** will ********* **** ***** using ***** *******'* ******** 'end ** ***' *********** access *** *****.

*******, ** *** **** optimistic ***** *** ***** integration ** *********** / competing ****** *** ***** companies ***** *** **** to ** ** ** relatively **** *** *** motivation ** ** ** is ***. *******, ***** have *** **** ******** to ***** *** **** greater **** *** **********.

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*** ***** **** **** kind ** ********* ** that "***********" *** **** a **** ******* ** definitions. * ****** **** most ************ *** ****** simple ************** *************, **** as ****** ** *** alarms **** * *** to ******** * *****, or ******* ***** ********* events **** ** *** system.

*** *'** **** **** more *********** ************, ********* displaying ***** **** * VMS ** ******* ******'* GUI, ************* *** ****** from * ******** ******, etc. **'* ***** ************ that *** *** **** challenging.

** ****** ****, **** vendors ***** **** ***** system ** "****", *** don't ****** *** * true ******* ***** *** attempt ** ********* **** it.

** **** "**********" *** so *** "***********", **** even ** ********* *** log **** * *** interface ** *'* *** sure *** ****** ****'* aware ** ****'* *** there. *** ******* ** OpenEye *********** ** ** easy **'* ********* ******* into **** ******* ******* from *** ******* *** and ******** ******* ** to *****. ******** ****** on *** ****** **** of ** ***** *** the ***** ** **** event *****. ***% ** my ******* *** ******* customers ******** *** ******** to ** ****. ***** door ***** *** ***** sent ** ** **** phone *** - ***** prosepctive ******** **** **** during * ****.

***% ** ** ******* and ******* ********* ******** the ******** ** ** this

*** ***** **** **** both ******* *** ******* combined ********* *.***% ** the ******.

** ** *****, * am *** ********* ** using **** ************ ** together **** **** *** issue *** **** *********** is **** *** ******* deployed ****** ***'* ********* or **** * *** of **** *** ***** to **** **** ** so.

********* *** ** ***** that ********* *** **********, hereby ***** ** ** don't *** ******** **** meet **** ******, * just ****** **** ** the ********* **** **** RI's ** *** ******. iTs *** **** ** dO, **** ******* ** tOo ****. *** ***** "enterprise" ***** ***** ** such * ***** ***, C1501 *** * **** in * ***** ********* proconfigured **** ***** *** distribution, ** ******* *** with ***, **** ** DHCP, ******** ***** ******* and ****. * ***** completely ********** **** ***** using "****" ****** ******** with * ** **** lifespan ** *****.

***** * ***** *** in **** ******** ***** be ********, ***** ******** going ** ***** *** putting *** ********* ******, Jimbo ** ********* **** integration ** *** **** while **'* *** **** selling *** *** *** hotsheet. *'* *** *********** I'M ********, *'* ****** railing ******* *** ** mentality **** ** ** industry *****

*'* **** ** *** this ***** ******** *** not ********* **** *** results. ** ********* **** integrations **** ** ** more *** *******. ** a ************ * *** tell *** **** ** never ****** *** ********** ($10K) ** *** *********** efforts **** ** ******* these ************. ** **** the **** ***** " if *** ********* **** brand * ** **** sell * ***". * have ** ***** **** the ******** ** ******* these ************ ** **** of *** ***** ***** but *'* **** **** many ** *** ****** through ***** *** ******* has **** *******. **** in *** ****** *** the ******* ***'* ******* them **** ******* **** feature. ** ***** *** our *** ************ ** $500 *** **** ** in *** ***** ** a ******* **** ***** have ****** ** ** effect ** *** ***** sale. ** ** ********* in ***** * ******** with ***** **** ** embark ** ***** *********** projects. ** ***** **** we *** *** ** a ******** **** ** we ***'* ***** *** integration ** *** ******** from *** ************. ** we ****** ******* ** never *** * ******** return ** *** **********.

* ***** **** *** Rick *** * ***** one ** *** ******** lie **** *** ***** Management ******** ************* *** providing ****** ***** *** application *******. **'* *** VMS ******* **** ***** to ******* ***, *** and **** ******** **** provide. *** *** ******** could ******* ********* ******* and *** ************* *** typically *********. *.*. ****, video *********, **** ***********, mask *********, *****, ***-**** detection...etc.

* ******** *** **** us *** * ****** system, ** ****** ******, Or ** ********* ******. It ** ******** **** already **** * ***** or ****** ******. ** job ** ** **** and ****** *** **** system *** *** ****** and *** ***** ******. Integration ******* ******* *** or *** *** **** a ****. ********** **** the ****** ***** ******** systems *** **** **** security **** *** ***** you ** * ********** direction. ** *** ******* various ******* *** **** more *******.

********

******** *** *** ******** ACC = ** **** for ***********

******** *** *** *********** = **** *** ********** Server

** ****** *** ** VRX ** ***** = no **** *** ***********

** ****** *** *********** = **** *** **** integration (* *******) *** a ******* *** ***** camera *****.

******* = ******* *** camera

*** ********** = *** con ******* ****** ********** requiring ***** ***********

********** = **** *** server **********

**** ***** *** ******* on *** ****** **** as ****** ****** **** has **** ***** ***********.

******* ** ** ***** are ***** *********** *****. Your ************ **** ** driven ** *** *** system ** ***** ****. Is ***** * ******** guard ********** *** ********. If ** ** *** the ***** / ****** integration *** *** ** magic ******* ** **** setup.

** ***** ******** *** have *** ****** ** integration **** ******** ******.

** **** ******* *** alerts **** * **** forced **** ***** ****** I ***** ****** * push ************ ** ***** or **** ******* ** is * ********* ***** type ** **** *****. The ***** ****** **** can ** **** **** the ************.

********** *********** **** ******** that **** **** ******* systems ** * ****.

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