CEIA Beats Evolv For Illinois School District

By Nikita Ermolaev, Published Feb 01, 2022, 09:45am EST (Info+)

While Evolv raised $500 million last year, far less well-known CEIA recently beat Evolv with the School District disclosing in great detail the pros and cons of the rival systems they evaluated.

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In this report, we examine the reasons why the school district picked CEIA over Evolv and what this signifies for the broader market.

Why **** ***

*** ****** ******** ********** *** ********* advantages *** **** **** *****:

  • ***********: *** **** ****** ******* ******* 90% **** **** *****'*, *** ****** to **** ****** ***** **********, *** quicker ** *****. *** ****** ***** this ** ** * ***** ********* in ***** *** ****** *** ********* events *** **********.
  • *****: *** **** ****** *** ********* less ********* **** ***** ***** ************* discounted ***** ********. ********, **** ******* the ****** ** *** *** ******, rather **** *****'* ************ / "*******" model.
  • ***** *********: *** ****** ********** **** it ***** ** * ** * fewer ***** *** *** **** ****** versus *** ***** ***, ****** **** do *** ********** ******* *** **** arrived ** **** ******.

*** ****** *** *** ********* ****** of *** *** ******* ***** **** accurate, ******* ** ********** **** ***** had **** ***** ********* ** ******** water *******. **** *******, ********* ** the ****** *** ******* ***** ********* on *********** *** ***** ********* ** smaller ******.

**** ******* **** *** ****** *****'* January **** ******* ***** **** ********** the ******'* ******** ******:

[********] **'* * ********* **** ** system, **'* * ****** *** **** streamlined, **'* * *** ****** ** operate **** **** *****, *** ***** cost ** *** ****** ************ ** about * ****** **** **** * third ** **** ** *** ******** original ****** **** ** **** ******* at. *** ** *** * *** of ***** ********.

***** ** *******:

**********

***** * ****** ** ****** ********* in ******** ******* ******** ** *** ****** ****** School**** ****** ** * ******** ****** shooting ******** ****** *********, ********* ****** School ******** #***, ******* ** ******* metal ********* ** ***** *********.

****** ****** ******** #*** ****** ***** Express *** **** ******** *** **** two ***** ******** (********** *** ***** ******** ********* **** ***** ****) ***** **** ****** ** ***** and **** *************** ***** ***** ******** and ***** ***********.

***** ********* *** *********** ** ***** manager***** ************* ********** ****** ***********. **** *** *********** ** ***** National ****** ****** *** ******** ***** Manager,*** *********.

Evolv *******

***** *******, *** *******'* ****** *******, ** an ****** ******** ********* ************** *********** ** * "******* ********"**** ****** ** ************ ******* "******** items" (**** *****, ****, *** *****) and *******.***** *****'* ********* *****.

CEIA ********

********** **** ** ****** ******** ********* system ******** **** **** ******** ** provide "********* ********* ** ****** **** luggage, *********, *** **** *** ****** detection".***** ****'* ******** ********* *****.

Setup **** *********

*******, *** ****** ************** *** ********* by *** ******* *** ******** *** be ***********, ** ****

****** ********* *** **** **** ************ of ***** **** ** *** *** system *** *** ******* *** ****** it's *** **

** ***** **-** ******* ** ******** and *** ** ***** *******, ******* it ***** **** *-* ******* *** CEIA's ******, ********* ** *** ********** made ** *** ******.

***********

******** ** ******* *** ******* **** Evolv *******, ******** *** ****** **********.

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** ****** **** ** ******, ********* to *********, ******** ** *** ****** for * ******-**** ***** ******* (*** **** *****) *** **** *** * ******.

*** *** ***** *******, *** **** for ****** ***** *******, *** ******* the ****** ** ** ********, *** it ***** * *** ******* ** boot **. *** *** *** *** quickly *** *** ** ** ** the *****... ** ***** ** ****** trivial ** **** ** ****** ****, they **** **** * ****** *** you **** **** **.

** *** ** *** ***** ******* is **********, ** ** **** *******, more **** ** ***** *******, *** not ** ****** *************.

******* ***** **** ****** *** ***** Express **************** ** *** ********* ** be **** *** ***** ******. ********, on *** ***** ****, ***** ** the *********, *** *** ****** ************** was ************ ** **** *******

*** ** *** ********* *** ***** thing ***** *****, ***** *** * was ****** ********* **** ** *** them. ** ** **** ********* ****, im ****, **, ***** **** **** a ********. * ***** ** *** a ********* ****** ********* ***** ****. So *** *** *****, *** ***** go *** *********** ******* **** ** Lowe's.

**********

****, *** ********** ** *** ******** system *** **** **********:

*** ** *** ** ******* **********, we're ****** *********. ****'** [********] **** solid ************...*** [*********] **** ***** *** here **** ** ***** *** ** the ****** *** ****** ** **** up ** ******* *** ** ** recalibrate *** ** *** ******* *****.

*** *** ******** *** *** **** very *******

*** *********** *** **** ****'* ********** was ******** **** *****'*, ****** *** Board *** *** ********** ********* *****'* durability ** **** *******.

Fewer *********

*********** ***** **** *** ***** ****** why ******** *** ******. ****'* ****** requires ***** ****** ** *******. **** comparing *** ****** ** *****, ****** representative ****

** ****** * ****** *** ***** staffing *******, ******** *** * *******. When ** **** ******* ***** **** with *****...*** ** **** ********* ***** the ****** ** ***** *** ****** of *********** **** ***** ** ****** from ***** ***** ** *** ******** just ** ******* *****. *** **** the ********, ** ***'** ***** *******, there ** * **** **** *********** involved *** ******** ****** ** ***** doorways

*** ***** ******** *** **** ********, and ******** ** ********* "* *** less ********, * *** *******." ******** than ***** *******, ********* ** * school **************.

Price ********* *** *********

************, ****** ** *** ******* *** the **** *** **** ****** ***-**** purchase, ******* ** * ***** ** Evolv's ****, **** ********* ******** ********. The ****** ********* ****** * ********* for $**,*** ******* ** ******* * 4-year ***** *** * ****-**** ***** systems *** $***,***.

** ***** ** **** ** ******** the **** ****, * ***** **** is *** ** *** ******* ******** that ** *** *** *** ***** point. *** *** **** **** ** would *** **** **** *** *** Evolv ********, ** ***** ** ******* them *** **** *****. ** ******, the **** ***** ** * *** cheaper ** ** ****** **** *** one ****, *** **** ***** ****. But *** **** **** ** ***** be **** ** ******** *** ******** systems *** **** **** *****, ** the ** *** *********, *** **** expectancy, *** ****, ** ** *** keep ***** *** ** *****, **'** definitely **** **** *** $**,***.

App

*** ******* ** ******* *** ****** settings ** *** ******** *** * smartphone *** *** ********** ** *** school:

**** *** ******* ******* ****** ***. So ** *** ** *********** **** for ** *** **** ** ****** more ****** ** **** ****** *** kind ** ******* **** **. **** all **** ******* *** ****** ***, and **'* *** ****** ********.

*** ****** *** *** ********** ******** this ** *****, *** *** ************* is **** ***** ** ********** ** tablets *** **** ****.

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Less ***** ****** ** ***** *******

******, *** ****** ************** **** **** Opengate *** "* *** ******" ** the ******** ***** ****** **** **** thick ***** ***** *** ** ***** for ***** *******.

Both ******* **** ***********

****** *** ***** *******, ** *** mentioned **** ******** *** ***** ******* have ***** ***********. *** *******, **** systems ***** ***** ** ***********, ***** is * *** ***** ********************** *** ******** ** ********** **** *******. **** ********** **** issue, ********* *********

[********] ** *** **** ** ************ the ********** **** *** ****** **** at *** * ***** *******

*******, ** *****'* ******* **** *** board, ********** ********* **** ********** ***** alert ******* *** ****** **** * lot **** * ****** ** *** gun, *** ********* **** * ********* explanation ** *** *********** *** ** issue *** ********

*** ***** ***** ... **** *** Chromebook ** ******* ** *** ***** on **, **** ***** ****** **** a ***** ** *** ******* **** is * ******** ***** ** ** that *** ********** *** ********* **** up **** **'* ****** **** * knife ***** *******

**** ***** ******** **** *** ******* analyze *** **** ***********, *** ** this *****, ** *** ******* ***** the **** ******** ** *** ********. Apart **** *********** ***** ******* **** false ****** ** *********, *********, ***. It ** **** ******* ** ** whether ***** ***** **** ************ *** Opengate. **** ******** **** ** ****.

******* *********** **** ******** ** *** meeting **** ***** *** **** *** Chromebooks - **** ***'* ***** ** passed ****** *** ******* ** ** held ***** *** ****, ********* ** the ****** **************. *** **** **** both ******* ***'* ***** ** *********** if **** *** **** ***** *** head ********* * ****** **********. *******, Evolv *** ******* ********** **** ****

*** ****** **** ****** ***** **'' [74'' ** *** ****** ** *** Evolv *******]

**** ******** ** ******* ** **** on **** ****** ** *** ******.

******* ***** **** *** ******* ** by *** ****** ************** ** *** low *********** ** ********* ******* ******

*** ** **'** ***** ******* **** both *******, ** *** ** **** it *** ** *****-****, ** *** very *******. ** ** ***** ** with * *** ********* ***** *** types ** ****** *** **** [******** and *******] ** ****. *** *****, to ********* **** *** ****, **** of *******, **** ****** ****** ** a ****** **** **** *'' ****** knife. ******* *** ** ***** ****** hit ** ****.

********* ********* **** ******** ** *** designed ** ****** ******* ******* **** as "***** **** *****" *** ** further *********

*** ******** *** ****** ******** *** more **********, *** ****** **** ******* the ******** *** ********* *** ***** of ****** *** **** *** **** casualty ******.

*** ** ********'* *********** **** **** not ********* ****** *** ****, *** we ***** ** ********* ** ******* - ** ****, ** *** *********, Opengate ** *** **** ** ******* the *********** ******** ** *** ******** object. ********* ****** **** **** ******** is **** ****** ** ***** *** people ** ************** ****, *** ** an ***** *** ** *****, **** the ******** ********* **** ** ****** to ** * ********* ********* ** both ** *** ***********, ** ** is ******* *** *** ********* *** alarm. **** *********** *** **** * negative ****** ** *** **********. ***** Express, ** *** ***** ****, ***** a ******** *** ** *** ****** to ******** *** ******** ** * detected ******.

CEIA's ***** ********** ***** *** ***** *******

**** ***** ***** *** *********** ******* Evolv ******* *** ********, ********* ****

* ******* ********, ***** ****** ** which ** ****** **** *** **** magnetometer. ***** *** **** ******* *** type ** ****** **** *** ** magnetised. ** ***'** **** *******. *** how ** **** ***** **, ** well, *** ********** ** *********. *** how ** **** ***** **, ** well, *** ********** ** *********. **'* electromagnetics. *** **'* *********. **** ** active. ** ** **** **** **** ferrous *** *** ******* ****** ** one ** *** *** ****** ****'* different ** *** **********. *** ** the *****'* **** ** *********** ******* us *** ******. ****, *** *****, won't **** * *** ** *** ankle *****.

**** ** *****, ** ***** ******* is ** ****** ****** (*.*. ** generates * ******** ***** ** ****** an ******) *** *** ****** **** ferrous **** *** ***-******* **** *******. IPVM ***** **** ** ******* ** these **********, *** **** *******.

*******

***** ***** ******* *** * ******** advantage ** ******* *** *********/***** *****, this ****** ***** ******** ***** **** Evolv ***** ***** ***********, **** ** price *** ***********. ** *** ******** side *** *****, ** ** ******** that *** *********** **** ** **** to ***** *** **** *** ***** of *****'* **-**-****** ****.

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**'* *** * ********** ** ***** quality ** *****, **** ** *** broadly ***** ** *** ****** ** in *** ********. ***** ****** *** spending **** ** ***** ** ***** and ********* *** ****** ****** ****'* name ***********.

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**** ** ** ******* ******* **** is ***** **** ***** ** *** EMEA (******, ****** **** *** ******) region. ** *** ** **** ******** to ***** **** ** ** ********** less **** ***** ** ***** *******.

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** ***** ************* ******* **** ****** to *** *** ***** ** *** school ******? **** ****** **** *** input ** *** ***** *** **** go ** ****** **** ** **********'* perspective?

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****** ******, ****** ***** **** **** are ****** ** ****** ****:*****: "**'** * ******* ***** *******"

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* ** ********* ***** ******** *** a ****** *** ******* *********. * called *** **** ****** ********* *** was ******* (*** ** **** ***) by *** *** ** **** *** handled.

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*** *** *********? **** ************?

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