Developing integrations with 3rd party systems can be expensive and time consuming, especially in the physical security market with hundreds of different players, most with small market shares and limited experience in integrating with them. Each VMS, for example, typically needs to develop integrations with each of the various access control, security system, ATM, asset tracking, LPR systems, etc. Because of the cost and complexity of this, often these integrations are simply not done at all.
ConvergenceTP (C2P) aims to solve this by doing various 3rd party integrations and then making a single connection to a VMS. The VMS gains from not having to develop each of these integrations themselves. The integrator and end user gain by having more 3rd party integrations available.
In this report, we analyze ConvergenceTP's platform, and describe key features, and limitations, of their integration approach.