Dozens of new products have been released in the last month with a large number during the ASIS show. Because of this, many have missed these announcements. While we have researched and published 30 original reviews on new products, we want to highlight a few that you may have missed during the ASIS show that are especially notable.
Cisco announced a number of major new products including video analytics and PSIM. In our Pro reviews, we examine Cisco's new PSIM and the suppliers of Cisco's new technology.
We think this is a very interesting expansion especially after Cisco's initial disappointing entry into the market.
Intransa vs Pivot3
The two very well funded storage companies specializing in surveillance continue to battle it out. This time, Intransa focused on new features for mainstream surveillance applications while Pivot3 gambled on expansion into the hosted video market.
Analog Panoramic Camera
Looking for innovation in analog cameras. We examine a new 6.5MP panoramic camera with an analog output for use with traditional CCTV systems. Is this new analog panoramic camera an innovation or a mistake?
DvTel pushed 3D technology at the show. A lot of confusion was created, especially about its relation to 3D mapping (which it is not). In our Pro Review, we examine and explain the features, use and timing of DvTel's 3D technology.
Milestone will shortly release a major new version of their high end VMS offering - Milestone Corporate 4.0. In our Pro Review, we examine Corporate 4.0's features and contrast to Milestone's other VMSes and Genetec Omnicast.
All in One NVR
GVI has released an NVR with integrated PoE and automatic setup aimed at simplifying deployments for traditional security functions. In our Pro Review we contrast the pricing and functions of the Razberi to using a NAS or VMS software + COTS PC.
Go to our Fall 2010 New Product Directory to read all 30 new product reviews.
UTC / Lenel Joins FLIR Dropping ASIS
on Sep 07, 2017
Weeks before a show, vendors are typically gearing up for their booths.
But UTC / Lenel / Interlogix is joining FLIR in a last minute dumping of...
CNL PSIM Profile
on Sep 06, 2017
CNL has been one of the strongest advocates for PSIM, as one of the earliest entrants into the market releasing their command and control software...
Camera Application Selection Guide 2017
on Aug 23, 2017
Entrances, hallways, rooms and parking lots are perhaps the 4 most common areas where surveillance is deployed. But what is the best type of camera...
IP Camera Specification / RFP Guide 2017
on Aug 14, 2017
RFPs are hard.
Do them 'right' and it takes a lot of knowledge and time.
Do them 'wrong' and you can be (a) unwittingly locked into a specific...
FLIR Security Business Struggling
on Aug 02, 2017
FLIR's security division is an ambitious mix of FLIR's core thermal business plus multiple acquisitions, including of retail / consumer offering...
Genetec Mission Control Tested
on Jul 13, 2017
Genetec continues to move up market with their Mission Control, "Decision Support System", bringing PSIM-like procedures and incident management to...
PTZ Usage Declines 2017 - Statistics
on Jul 03, 2017
PTZ usage is declining, now at ~6% of all cameras integrator use, down from ~10% of cameras used in 2014, according to new IPVM...
ASIS 2017 Cuts Day 3 Exhibits to 3 Hours
on Jun 14, 2017
The 3rd day of major trade shows are always the worst attended.
And with shows with poor traffic, like ASIS over the past few years, day 3 has...
Panoramic: Fisheye vs Multi-Imager Usage
on Jun 09, 2017
Panoramic cameras are a growing trend within video surveillance. The two main options are fisheye cameras using a single imager with an ultra-wide...
48MP 180 Camera (Digital Watchdog) Test
on May 10, 2017
Camera resolution continues to advance, with Digital Watchdog offering the MegaPIX PANO 48MP 180° camera, the highest resolution mainstream camera...
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on Sep 20, 2017
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on Sep 19, 2017
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on Sep 19, 2017
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on Sep 18, 2017
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