IP Camera 2009 Mid Year Review

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jul 26, 2009

Megapixel was the most dominant trend in IP cameras over the first half of 2009. So dominant was megapixel, that not only did most manufacturers release new megapixel cameras but a new non-IP megapixel standard was proposed. Not surprisingly, industry people voted megapixel as the overwhelming choice for having the most impact on the video surveillance business.

Megapixel Product Explosion

In the last 6 months, megapixel has transitioned from a product that only a dozen or so manufacturers offered to being available in almost every video surveillance booth on a trade show floor (this was literally the case at SecuTech Taipei this April).

Non-IP Megapixel

In the mix of this, the recent announcement of the HDcctv Alliance, a trade group advocating non-IP megapixel standards has created quite a stir. Many (most?) of the powerful IP manufacturers are dismissing this as too little, too late. On the other hand, some traditional analog manufacturers have started to rally around it. For an overview of this, see our HDcctv introduction and our HDcctv competitive analysis (both featuring extensive community debate).

IP Camera Testing

We launched our IP camera testing program. The first of its kind, they are independent tests that provides extensive training and analysis of the product's performance. [See our IP Camera Testing Guidelines for background information.]

IP Camera test results released include:


Additionally, we are currently in the middle of testing Cisco's HD camera, IQinVision, Mobotix, Sanyo and VideoIQ.

The Next 12 Months and IP Camera Standards

While a few announcements were made on IP camera standards, most of the work on the trade specifications (PSIA, ONVIF) happened behind the scenes. I expect the next 12 months to generate numerous announcements and product launches around ONVIF and HDcctv. These events will help show how strong and how quickly standards may impact real-world projects.

********* *** *** **** ******** ***** ** ** ******* **** the ***** **** ** ****. ** ******** *** *********, **** not **** *** **** ************* ******* *** ********* ******* *** a *** ***-** ********* ******** *** ********. *** ************, ******** people ************** ** *** ************ ****** *** ****** *** **** ******** *** ***** ************ ********.

Megapixel ******* *********

** *** **** * ******, ********* *** ************ **** * product **** **** * ***** ** ** ************* ******* ** being ********* ** ****** ***** ***** ************ ***** ** * trade **** ***** (**** *** ********* *** **** ** ******** Taipei **** *****).

Non-IP *********

** *** *** ** ****, *** ****** ************ ** *** HDcctv ********, * ***** ***** ********** ***-** ********* ********* *** created ***** * ****. **** (****?) ** *** ******** ** manufacturers *** ********** **** ** *** ******, *** ****. ** the ***** ****, **** *********** ****** ************* **** ******* ** rally ****** **. *** ** ******** ** ****, *** ********* *************** ********* *********** ********(**** ********* ********* ********* ******).

IP ****** *******

** ******** *** ** ****** ******* *******. *** ***** ** its ****, **** *** *********** ***** **** ******** ********* ******** and ******** ** *** *******'* ***********. [*** ***** ****** ******* ************* ********** ***********.]

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


************, ** *** ********* ** *** ****** ** ******* *****'* HD ******, **********, *******, ***** *** *******.

The **** ** ****** *** ** ****** *********

***** * *** ************* **** **** ** ** ****** *********, most ** *** **** ** *** ***** ************** (****, *****) happened ****** *** ******. * ****** *** **** ** ****** to ******** ******** ************* *** ******* ******** ****** ***** *** HDcctv. ***** ****** **** **** **** *** ****** *** *** quickly ********* *** ****** ****-***** ********.

[***************]

**** ***

Upcoming **** *** ***** $*,*** ***

***** *** ** *********** ********* *** ****** *** **** (*** ******** *** ********/*******). ***** ************* ******, *** ****** ** ************* **** expensive **** ****** ****. *** **** ** *** ***** ******, model ***-***, **** ** ***** $*,*** ***. 

***** *** * ****** ** ********* *********** ** **** ******* compared ** ****** ****. (*) *****'* **** * ******* **** and (*) *** ***/**** ***** ** **** ****** **** ********** - ***** */* *** *****.

**** ***** **************, *** ****** ** ****** **** *** ****** use (******* ** *** ******* **** *****) *** ***** **** tracking ** ******** ** *** ********. *******, ** ***** ** an *********** ***** ******* ***** **** **-*********** ** ****** *** the **** *** ******** ** * *********** *** *** ****-****.

Axis ** ****

**** **** ** **** ** *** **** *** ******** ********. *** *** ****** ** *** ***** ** well ** ******** *** ******. **'* ***** ** ******* *** you *** **** *** ***** *** ** **'* * ******* introduction.

****/******* ***** ** *** **** * *** ***** *** **** is * ***** ********* ** **. **** ******* ** ***** watching.

Webcast ** *****  ****

***** *** ******** *** **** ****** ******** ** ***** ******* lines - *** ** *** ****** ****** *** *** *** ***** ** ******* ** *.*. **** ******* *********** *********** *** *** ***** (***** ** minutes ** ** ****) *** *** ** ******* ** ******.

NVR ******* ******* *** *************

************* *** ******** * ****** ******* ***** *** ********, *** ****** **** ******** *** ******* ** *** **** verified ** *******. ***** *** **** ** *** ******** ******, representing * ***** ******* ** *** ****** ********* **** ***** IP ***** ******** ********* *** ****** ********** ********* **, *****, March, **** ******, *****, ***.

FLIR ** ******* *******

** *** ****** ******** ******** ********, **** ********* *** ******** -*&* *** * ****** ** ************ ***** **** *******. *** **** ****-****** ****** **** ***** ** ***** ********: (1) ***** *** ***** ****** **** ** **** ****** ********** level, (*) **** ** ****** *** "** **********", (*) ******* improves ***** ******** *********** *** (*) ******* ******** ***** ****** in ***** ********.

****'* ********* *** **** ******** ** ***** *****, ******* *** for **** **** ***. *********, **** ** ***** $*,***, **'* still ***** ********* *** ******** *** (********** ******** ** ***** cameras **** ** ** *********** (******* ***** */*** **** *****). It **** ** *********** ** *** *** *** ******* ****** pricing *** ****. ****, * ******** ********* ***** ******* ** that *** **** *** ******* ** ****** ** * ******* image. ***** ******* *** ******* '***** ******', **** ********** ***** prefer *** ******* ******* ******** ** */* ******* **** ** illuminators.

**** ****

iCanTek ******* ********

******* ** * ****** ************ ** **** *** ** *******. **** are ****** ***** ******* **** ** ***** *** ******** ********* ********* ****** (** ******),  ******** (** *** **) *** * ***** ***** ******** ************ **** I *** ***** *** ** ********.

**** ******* ***** *** *** - *** *** - ***** is **** *** ***** *******. ************, **** *** ********* ** a ****** ** *** ********* ********* *********, *****, ******** *** ipvision.

*** ******* ****** ***** ***** *** *** **** ******** ** functionalities ***** *** ** ***** ****** ** *********. *** ******* that ******* ********** ** *** ******** ************ *** ***** ********** ************.

NoblePeak ******* ******

********* ************* ******* *** ***-***** / ** ***** *******. ******* *** 2008 *** "**** ** ****", *** ******* ******** *********** ********* last ****.

********* ******* **** **** ****** ******* ** ** ********* ** production ** * ****** (******* *** *** ** ****). 

********* ** ******** ** *** ******** ***** ***** **** ******* their ****** ******** ********* ** *** ***** *******. ***** ****** ******* *** not **** *********, **** *** ********* * ***** ***** ******* to ***** *** **** ******* *******. ******** ** ******* *******, NoblePeak ****** **** **** *** ******* *******, **** ******** ****** at ******* *** *****/** ***** ******.

No ************ ************ ** ******* *****

**** ****, ***** ******** '**** * ****' ** ******* ** part ** *** ******* ******** (*** *** ******* **** *** *** ******* ***** **** ******). ***********, ***** ******* *** ** ****** ******** ******* *********** port ********** ** ******* ** **** (******* ** * **** level ** *********'* ******* **** ** ******** ********). 

**** * ******** ***********, *** ****** ** ***** '**** * play' ******* ********* *** ************ ** ******* ***** / ************ services. ** *** ****** **** ***** ********** *** *** ** cameras ******* ******* ***** *** ******* ****, **** ***** *** into *** ********* ****** ** ******* *****. ** ******, ***** 'plug * ****' ******* ** *** ******* '**** * ****' recording ** **** ***** **** ** ** ********* **********.

Mobotix ********* ****** ****

******* ********* ** ******* ***** ****** ********** ********* ****** **** a *** ***** **** ** *** ***. **'* ******** ** ** * '******' *** **'* **** *******'* Installer ******** ** **'* ******** ** ** *********. ***********, ** you *** ********** ** *** **** *** **** ***** **** and **** ****** *****, *** **** ** ***** * ****.

****, ******* *** ******** ***** **** ****** *** *** *** [**'* * ** ** ********].

**** ****

Can ***** ****?

** ************* **** **** * ***** *************, *** ********** ***** I **** ** * ********** *** *****. *************, *** ****** is ****** ***** *****'* ****/****** *****. ****** **** ****** ***** is ***** ******* *****. ********** ** *** **** ********, *** negative ** ****** ** **** **** **** ** *****. 

*** **** *** ******* * *** *** *** ***** ** fail ** **** ***** ** (*) ***** *** ********* ******** (i.e., ************ *****'* **** ****** ** *** **** **** *** lower *** ******* ** (*) ***** ******. **** *** **** momentum *** ****** *********** ******* ** **** ******* ******* ********** products ****, **'* **** ** *** *** **** ********.

********* ** *** **** ******** ****** ***** ****, **** *** be * ****** ** ******** *** ***** *** **** ** merge ** ********** ***** ******** ******* * ****** *****.

**** ***

Axis ********* *** ***** *******

**** **** ** **** **** **** ** ******* ***** ******* to ***** ****** ******** ** **, ****. **** **** ** in ******** ** ***** ******** ***** ********.

** **** **** ******* ***** ******* ** ** *** ** works ****, **** ***** **** * ***** ****** ** ********* development. ***** ************* ********** *** *****/****, * ****** ******* ***** likely **** ***** ****.

**** **** ******* **** **** **** *** *** ******* *** ONVIF ** ****** *******, ***** *** ********. ****' ******** **** is ********* ******* ** **** *** *** ***** *******, ****** Station ***** ****** **** **** ** * ********** ** *** party *** *********.

** ***** ***** ****, ***** ******* **** ***** *.* *** include ************** *** ********* ******** *****. ** *** **** **** happens, **** ***** ** ******** (*) *** ********** **-***** ******* in ******* *** (*) ** ******* **** (***** * ***** would **** ************* ** ******** ********* ** ******* **** ****.

Training ****** **** **********

********** *** ******** * ****** ** ****** ** ***** * series **** ********* **  * ******** *****, * ****** ** ****'* ********, *** * *********** ** *** ****** **********.

***** ****** *** ****** *** *** ********* ** ***** ***** the ********** *** ******* ********. **'* * *** **** *** to ***** *** ****** ********.

*** ****

Will *-**** ******* ********* ***** *******?

********, **** ********* ** ******** ******* *********** **** **** ** ******* ********* ***** quality. ****** *-**** (*** ******* ****), ** ** ** *********** ** ** ****-**** ******. *-**** ** a *********** ** * *** **** *** ********. *** ****, provided ** ****, ******** ***** ***** ***** ******* ** **** ********* ******** *** iris. *** ********, ******** ** ****, ****** *** **** ****** ** gain ******** ** *** *********** ** *** **** *** ** adjust **** *********. *****, **** ********* ******* *** ****** **** ******. The *-**** **** **** ** ********* ** *** ******-**** **** *****. At **** *****, ** **** ** ****** **** ** ****** ****** imagining ************.

**** **** * ***** **** **** *** *** ********* *** of *** **********. **** *** *********** ***** ******* ** ***** *** use ******* **********. ** **** ** *********** ** *** *** this develops.

Comments ** **** ********

* *** ***** ******* **** **** ************ * *********** *************** about ****'* ******** *** ****** ********. *** ***** ******* ** ***** ***** *** ** ****** ***** ******* ****** *****:

  • **** **** **** * ******* *******: **** **** ***** *** amazing **** *** *** *** *********** ******** **** *** **********. While **** ** (*************) ******* ** ********, **** ** ********** compared ** ***** ********* *********. *** ******* ********* ******** ** understatement *** ***** ** *** ********* ********* *** ********. **** wants ** ******* **** ** **** ******* ********* ********.
  • ****'* **** ** ** **** ****** ***** ******** ******* *********' product *******. **** *** ** **** -- "******** *** ***** while ********** **** ****** ***** ******* *** *** ********* ****** functions."
  • **** *** *********** *** ******** **** ******* ***** ******* **** the ***-****, * *.*** ****** **** ****** ****'* *** *** to ******* *** ***** ***** *******.

***** *** ********* ****** ** ***** ******** ** **** ******** but **** ***** ***** **** *********, **** **** * ********** shot ** ******* **** **********.

Megapixel ******* **** *******

********** *** ***** ** *** ************* ******** ********* *******, ** vendor******* **** ********* *** ******* ** * ****** ** *.* *** *** domes *** *** ******* (*** ********** ** ****-* *** *** *.*** *****). *** ***** ****** *** *********** **** ****/******* ***** *******.

* ***** ******* ** * ******* ***** ******** (* ******** ******* * *** ***** ****). **** *** ******** **** ****** **** at *** ****** **** ****** ******* *** *********. ****'* ** attractive *********** ** *****'* ******.

*** ****

3 *** *********** ***** ** ********* *.*** ****** *****

** ***, * *** * ********* *************** ***** *** ******* I ** ********* *******:

  • ********* ** '****' **********: *** ****** ***** ***** (*.***, ***, etc) ** ******* ** ** * ********** ****** ** ***** cameras. **** ****** ***** ** *** **** ****** ***** *******. This ** * ******** ******* ** ****** ***** ******* (*** ability ** *** ******* *******) ** *** *** ****** ** the *** ** *********.
  • ********* *********** *********: * *** **** ********* ** *** **** bandwidth ** ********, **** ********* ** *** ***** ***, **** interestingly, ******* *************. **** ************* *** ***** ***/* *** * given ***** ***** ***** **** *-***/*. **** ***** ** * major ****** ** ******** ******* ** *** *********** ** ******* could ** ***** *********.
  • ******** *** ** ******** ********* ******: **** ******* **** *********** problems **** ************ *********. *** ***** **** ***** ** ****** entirely ***** ***** **********. ** ** ********* **** ************ ******* are ****** ** ***** *********. ***** **'* ********* ********** *** accepted **** **** **** *********, ****** ***** **** ** ******* will ****** ********, *** ********** *** *** ***** ***** **** remain.

***** *** ********* *** *** **** * ****** - **** issues **** ********* ******* **** *********. ************, * ** ***** in *** ******* ** ************* *** ***********.* *******, *** *****/*** remain ********* ****** *** ********* ** **** ** *** *** surveillance *******.

Why ** ******* ***** ********* ** *** ****

** * ****** ***** *******, ***** ******* ****** ********* ****** about *** ********* **** ** ** ** *** ******.  ********** analytics ******** ******* ***** ******. **** ****** *******, *** ******* card ** * *** *** ******* ******* ***** ****** ********* and **** ****** ********. **** ** *******, ** *** *** MJPEG, * ******* ****** ******. *******, **** ********** ****** **** ** ****-* ** *.***, *** **** ** ****** *** video. ***** ********* **** ****-* *** *.*** ************* **** ******* the ****** ** ******* **** * ****** ***** *******.

*** ****** ** ***** ************ ******* ** ***** ****** ******* of *** *********/******* *******. ** *** ********* ** ** *******, this **** ************ ******** *** ***** ******** *** ********* ** centralized *********.

Is *** *** **** *** *****?

**** ***** **** ** **** ***** *.***, ***** ****** *** as * ******* ******. ***, ** ******** ***** *****, *** dynamically ****** *** ********** *** ***-**** ** ***** *******. **** is ********* ********* *** ******** ************ ** ** **** ******* are ** ****** *********. **'* ** ********** ******** ** ********* cameras **** ****** ** **** **** *** ***** (******** ** WAN *********) *** *** ****** ***** ******** *** ****** *******.  For **** *********** ** ***, *** ** ******** ** *** ****** ** *** **** **** ****. **'* ***** ** **** some **** *** *** ** ** ********** (** ** ******** more ********** ***** *** ** **** ******* *** ********** **** as ********* ****** *** *******).

** *** ********, ***** *** * ****** ** ********** ***** surveillance ******* *** *********. *** ******* ********* ** *** *** NVR/VMS ****** ** ********* ***** ****** ** ******* ** ** clients, ******** *** *** **** ** ** *********** ******** *** remote ******* (*** *******'* ***** ***** *** *******'* ******* ********** *******). ******* *********** ** ********'* *** ** ******** ***** ******** scalable ***** *** ***** *** ********* ********** ***** ** *.***.

Baseline ** **** ******* *** *.***

* ***** *********** **** ** *** ***** ******* *** *****'* advocacy ** **** ******* *.***. *.*** ******** * ******* ** ******** *** ****** (*.*** ** **** **** * ****** ** ************** ****** **** a ****** ******** ***). ************* *** ****** **** ***** ********. Most ** ****** ********* *** ******** ******** ******* - *** lowest ** *** *******. ***** **** **** **** ******** ****. It ** ******** **** **** ******** ******* ********* *** ******* efficiency ** *** ******* ** ********* ********** *****.

*** **** ** * ********** **** ***** **** ** *********** to ***. * **, ******, ****** ***** *** * *** other ******* ** ********* **** ********** ** *** ***********. * am ******* ******* ** ******* *** ***** ***** ****** ** investigate **** ******.

Genetec ** ******* ** *.***'* *****

* *** ****** ***, * ******* ******* ****** * ***** *********** *** *** ** *.*** *** *********** ***** *********. 

********, ******* *** ******* *** *** ****. ** *** ** ***** ***** *****, ******* ******** *** ***** ** *.*** *** ******** ** ***** **********.

*** ***

New ********* ****** **** *******

******* ** ********** ** ******* * *** ******* ** ***** ********* **** ****** - ***. ******* ****** **** *** *** ****** ****** **** ** 3MP, ****** *** ***** **** ** *** *** *** ** well ** ******** ********* ********** *** * ***** ** *** SD ****. **** ***** **** **** ****** ****** *** *** offering ** **** ** $*** *** ($**** ***) *** *** 3MP *******.

**** ********/***** ********** ** * ***** ****** *** **** *** alternatives (*********** ******), ******* *** * ****** ****** ***** ****.

Mobotix ** ****** ** ***********

** ******** **** ******** **** ******* ** ******* ************. *******'* report **** ** $**.** ***. **** *** ******* *** ************* technology ** ** ****** ******* *********** **** **** ***** * particular **** ** ********. ******* ***** **** **** **% ** their **** ****** ******* ** $** * *** ** **** the **. **** ** *** ********** ***** *** ****** ******* is ** ****** *** **** *** ********** ******* ** *** US. ******* ** ******* ** **** ** ** *****.

ACTi **** *** *.*** ********

** *** *** ** ****, *** ********* ** *.*** ****** the ** ****** ***** **** ** ****** ********. ** **** pdf ********, **** ********* ******** * *** ** ***** ******* *** *** ******** *.*** *********.

Access ******* **** **********

********** *** ********* * ***** ***** ****** ******* ******** ******** ** ** **** **** ***** ********* *******. ** ***** with ***** *** ****** ** ******* *** ****** ***** ** open *****, ******** ******, *** **** * ****'* **. **** solution ** *** ***** ** ******* ****** ******* ******* ** traditional ************. ****: * ** ********* * **** ** **** software ** ****.

**** **** ** ******** ******* ******* **** ********* *******. ******* to *******'****** *** *****

*** ***

Current ***** ** ********* ********** ************

**'* ****** ***** **** *.* **, *.***, ** - ** fps ******* *** *** **********. ** ********, ********* ***** ****** manufacturer, **** *** ******** *** **** ******* *********.

****, ***, *.*** ******* *** ******** ** ** ****** ********* in * ****** ** ** ****** ** *** **** ****. Already, ** ********, ***** **** ** ***** * ************* ********** 2MP *.***, ** ******** ** *** **** ***** ****** ********* that *** ********** ********* **** ***** ** *** ****.

****'* ******* **** ** *** ***** ************ ** **** *** reference *******. **** **** ** *********** ** *** ** **** the **** **** ** ********** ** ***** ***. ** *** take **** **** ** *** *** *** ** ********* *** seem ** **** ********* ***** *** ***** ** *****.

*** ***** ********* ****** ** ***** ** *** ********* ***** is *** ************* ***** ********** ***-***** *********** *** *** ** improve *** ***** ******* ** ***** *.* *** *** *******.

***** ****

ACTi ******** **** ***

**** **** *** ** *********** ******* *** ***, * ***** **-********* ** *** ******************* (***** ****** ***** *.* ******* ***). 

**** ** ****** ** ******* **** ****'* ********* ** *** US ** * *** **** ***** *********** ******** *********** *** looking ** **** ** **.

ACTi ******** * *** *.* ********* ******

**** ********* ******** **** ***********, ************* *** ******** ** ***** on ********* ***** ******* *** ****-**** *********** (*** ********, ********* won * *** ***** *** *** *** ********* ******). ***, **** *** ******** * *.* ** ****** ***** * **** CCD. ******* ** *** ******** ********* ***.

***** ****

Advances ** ********* **** ******

** *** ********* ** ****, ***** **** **** *** **** factor ******* *** ********* *******. ****** *** ** **** **** "box" ***** (****** *** *******). **** ****** ******* *** ********* *** ************* *** ********* issues.

***** ****, ** **** **** * *** ** ******** - Axis *** *** ******** ********* **** ******* (********* *** *** **** ****). ********** *** * ***** ** ******** **** ****** ******* (including *** *** * ******). ****** *** ******* *** ************ ****** ******** ********* ******* (**** ******* **** *******'*).

**** ** ******* **** ** *** ******** ** *** ********* market.

Cisco ********* ************* ** ***** ** *******

*** ***** ** ******* **** ********* * ****** *** ** ASIS. ********, **** ******** ***** ** **** ****'* *****.

****, * ***** ***** ** *** **** ***** ** ****** shopping ******* *** ******* ****** ***** ** ***** $****, $*** **** **** ** *** * *** ****** ***. Compare ** *** **** ***** ***** ****** ***** ** ***** $****.

***** ****

Pelco ** *********: Pelco has released a series of new resources on their IP products including a ******* ** ******, ******** ** ******** ********* ** ******. *** ******** *** **** ************ ******** ** ** *** are ******* ** ***** **** ** *** ******* *****, * recommend.

*** ****

Examining ******'* ********* *******

* ***** **** ****** **** ****. **** *** * ******* vision ******* **** ** ********** *** ******** ** *** ******** industry **** * **** ** ********* *******. **** ***** ****** ***** ******* ***** *** *** *.*** on *** ******* ** ** *** (**** * ****). *** MSRP ** ***** *** ****** (***-*****) ** $**** *** (*.*** **** *******  ** * ***). That's ****** *********** *** ** *** **** *.*** *** *** ok **** *** ***** *****, **** ***** ** ** *********** option. ****** ** ********* ** * **** ****** ** *** vendors ********* *********, ******* *** *******.


Examining *****'* *********** **** ********

*** ***** ***, ***** ********* **** ******** ***** ** ***** ********* ** *********** ** *** **. * ***** **** *****. **** **** **** TechData **** ** **** ** ******* *****'* ** ******* ***** - ** ****** ******* ** *********** ****. **** **** **** that ******** ***** *** ** ******* ** *** ***** *** would **** ****** *****'* ******* ******* ********.

*** ****

Axis ****-******* ******* *** ******* 

**** *****, **** ********* * ***** **** ******, ****** ******* encoder. **** **** ***** * **** ***** ** **. ****, ****** ******* ** *** ********* - ***** $300 ***. ****'* * ****** ********** ***** *** * *.*** 30 *** **** ******* *** ***** *** *** * *** of ************ *** **** **** ******. ************* **** *** **** offering ** ** * *** *** ******* ************ (****** ***** about $*** ***). ***** ** ***** ****** ******, *** ********* could ****** **** * **** ******* ** *** ******* ** the ******.

*** ***

Pelco's ***** ********* *******

***** ** ***** ** **** * ***** ********* **** ****** their *** **/********* ****. **** ****, ** ******* * ******** ********* ** ***** *** ******** ** ** ******** ****** leaders. *** **** ** ******** ** *** **** *** ** the ****** *** *** **** ********** ******** *** **** **** significant ********** ** ********** ****** ******* **** ****.

New ************ ** ** ****** ********* ******

******* ******** * ****** ** ** ****** ********* - *****, PSIA, ***. *** *** * **** ******* *** *** ********** ** ********* ** ** *** **** *** ** *** post. ****'* **** ******** ** ** ** **** ********** ** that *** ******* ******** *********** ******* ***** *** *** **** is * ********** ** ************* ******. (*** ****/**** ****** ** a ****** *** ***** ********* ***** *** ** *** **** to ********** ** ******, *** **** ******* ** **** * ****.) **** ********** ***** **** ****** **** *** *** ******* is ** ** *** * *********** ******** **********. ** **** is *** **** ** ****** ******* ** ********* ***** * PSIA, **** ***** ** ****** ****** *** ** ******* **** immediately. ** **** ***'*, **'* * **** **** **** ** more ***** ****** *********** **** ** ** * ******* ********** in ****** ** ************* (***** ** **** ******** ********* **** believed **** *** *********). *** *** *** * ********** ** *** ****** ****** *********.

Immervision's ********* **** ******* ***********

**** * ****** ********, * ***** ***********'* *********** ** ** interesting. *********** ***** * *** ****** **** *** ***** **** ******** ** *** *.* ** **** ******* (demo ** ***** **** ****). *********** **** *** ***** **** ******* ******** *******. ******, it's ** ******** ****** **** *** ******* ***** ****** ************** over * ***** ****. ** ***'* **** *** ******* ** someone's ****** *** ** **** ******* **** *** ******* ***** through * ***** ****. *** *************, ** ******, *** ****** to **** **** ** **** ***********. *** ****** *** **** ($749 **** *** *** ****) *** *** ***** *** ************* (still *******).

IQinVision's *** **** ********* ********

**** ** ******** *******, ******* ********** ******* *** ****** ******* without *** **** *** ******* ********* ** * ***** ***** management ******. ***** ***** ********* ****** ******** ** ******* ** * *** **** ******* *** ******** license ******* ********. ** **** ** * ****** ******* (**** for *** ******* *** ******** *******) **** ******** *******.  ** is **** *** ***** ****** ***********. ***** ** *** **** similarities ** *******'* **-*********** ************, ** ** *** ******** *** intended ** ** * ******* *********** *** *** ***** *** (as ******* **). 
Designing ********* *** *******

*****, *** **** *****, ********* **** ************ *** ** *********** ******* ***** *** * ****** ******** * ***** ************ ****** ***** their ****** *** ********* *******.  **** **** * ******* ** cover ** ****** *********. **'* * **** **** ***** **** study ** **** **** ** *************** ** *** ** *** **** ********* *******.

Mobotix *** ********* *********

******* *** * ****** ** *** ********* ********* ***, *********: a ******* ******* ******** *** ******* *********. *****'* * ********* ****** **** * ***** ** ************ strong *** ** ********: "**'* *** ****** ** ** *** LowRes ** *****. ***** ** **** ******** ** ***** ** cameras." ****** ****, ******* *** ***** **** ******* **** *** focused ** ********* ***** **** *** *********** ******* ********* *** revenue **** ****. ***********, * ***** **'* **** **** ** focus **** **** ******* * ***** ** *** ********* *** IP. **'* ******** ********* ** ********* ** ******* ****** ***** more ********* *********.

******** ****

Axis ** ** ****** *********: This week, Axis released a presentation on ********* ** ** *******. *** ************ ** ********* * ********* ** ********. ** the *** ****, *** **** ** ***** ************ ******** *********, encoders *** *** **** ********* ******. *******, ********* ***** ***** certainly ******* **** ****** ********* *** *** ***** ** *** SSD ******* ** ******** ** ********* * **** ** **** direction.

AgentVi ** ****: ******* ************* ****'* ** ******* **** *** ******* ******* *********. *******'* approach ** ********* ** ********* **** **** ***** ********* **** ObjectVideo *** *******. ******* ****** *** ********** ***** **** ** the **** ** *** ****** *** *** **** ** * server. ******* ** ****, ******* *** **** ** * ******* of ****** ** ******* ********* **** **** ******* *** *** Sony. ** ********, ***********'* ********* *** *********** ** ******* **** higher *** *****, ******* ******** *** ******* **** *** *** their ********* (*.*., ** ** *** ********* ** **** *** Sony). ** ******, ******* **** **** ** ***** *** ******* and ********. 

******** ***

Axis ******* ******* *****

**** *** ******* ************ ******* ******* *** *** ********* *** *.*** *******. ** **** a **** *** ******* *** ***** ** **** ******* ********* they ****. *************, ** **** ***** *** ******* ***** ******* set ** ** ****** ******** **** *** ******* ****** *** to *** *******.

******* ****

Axis ** **

**** ******** * ****** ** ******** ******** ** ***** *** HD ****** - *** *****, ********* *********** ********* **. **** *** *********** **** ***** ****** ***** *** **** standard ***** ***** *** ******* ** ***. * ** *** see *** ***** ****. ***** ** ***** *** ***** **** better ('**** **') *** *** ******** ******* ** *** ***** (I *****, ***** ****** *** *** ****). ****, ** $**** USD ****, **'* ********* (******** ** ***** *** *******). ** has * *** ******* **** ***** **** ****** "************* ***** in **** ***** ** ******** ** *** *****" *** * am ***** ****** ** ****** *** *** ****** ************ ***** this ****** *****. *** ********* ** *** **** *****.

Login to read this IPVM report.
Why do I need to log in?
IPVM conducts unique testing and research funded by member's payments enabling us to offer the most independent, accurate and in-depth information.

Related Reports

Last Day - IP Networking Course May 2017 on Apr 27, 2017
Today is the last day to register for the May IP Networking Course. This is the only networking course designed specifically for video...
Eagle Eye Exec On Mountain Of Servers - VSaaS Growth Analysis on Apr 25, 2017
Eagle Eye VP of Operations, Hans Kahler, posted a picture of himself sitting on top of a shipment of new servers, as a testament to the companies...
Axis Lowest Cost Outdoor IR Camera M2025-LE Tested on Apr 24, 2017
Axis has lagged offering low cost IR cameras while their Asian competitors have made IR standard even in their most entry level cameras. Recently,...
IPVM First Dean's List W2017 - Thomas Atkinson, Matt Hurly and Fredrik Lundqvist on Apr 24, 2017
IPVM is happy to congratulate and celebrate our first "Dean's List", the top students in our courses. For the Winter 2017 IP Networking course...
Splicing Alarm Circuits Guide on Apr 23, 2017
Alarm installers commonly connect multiple sensors to a single zone. They do this by splicing the wires together. In this report, we will explain...
PureTech Video Analytics Examined on Apr 21, 2017
PureTech's analytics were chosen for a US border protection system (see related post), which the company claims no other analytics vendor was able...
Beware The "Hit List" Ranking on Apr 21, 2017
The hit list. Kirschenbaum's recent newsletter complained about a 'hit list', bemoaning how a company took aim at ADT. Alas, that's the Google...
Ring Floodlight Cam Tested on Apr 20, 2017
Ring has released their latest entry, the Floodlight Cam, calling it the "Evolution of Outdoor Security", touting motion activated floodlights,...
Lenel President Is Out on Apr 20, 2017
Lenel's challenges continue. Now, Lenel's President is out, suddenly. This follows increasing challenges for the company who has broadly upset...
Dell EMC Surveillance Division Profile on Apr 20, 2017
With revenue growth from traditional IT customers slowing, Dell has set a focus on the security industry as a market where the company can offer...

Most Recent Industry Reports

IP Networking Course May 2017 on Apr 26, 2017
NOTE: Registration ends tomorrow, Thursday the 27th. This is the only networking course designed specifically for video surveillance professionals...
Tri-Ed Favorability Results on Apr 25, 2017
Tri-Ed, owned by Anixter, far outranked Anixter, the lowest ranked company in our distributor favorability series. Still, Anixter's ownership did...
Chinese 'Attacking Us From Every Direction', Says US FBI on Apr 25, 2017
"Chinese eating our lunch. Attacking us from every direction" said the US FBI's Deputy Director Andrew McCabe at the ASIS 2017 CSO Summit. .@FBI...
Eagle Eye Exec On Mountain Of Servers - VSaaS Growth Analysis on Apr 25, 2017
Eagle Eye VP of Operations, Hans Kahler, posted a picture of himself sitting on top of a shipment of new servers, as a testament to the companies...
Axis Posts Strong Q1 2017 Financial Results on Apr 24, 2017
Axis posted strong numbers for Q1 2017, after having some challenges in 2016 (Q1 2016, Q3 2016). Inventory levels and overall spending show...
Axis Lowest Cost Outdoor IR Camera M2025-LE Tested on Apr 24, 2017
Axis has lagged offering low cost IR cameras while their Asian competitors have made IR standard even in their most entry level cameras. Recently,...
IPVM First Dean's List W2017 - Thomas Atkinson, Matt Hurly and Fredrik Lundqvist on Apr 24, 2017
IPVM is happy to congratulate and celebrate our first "Dean's List", the top students in our courses. For the Winter 2017 IP Networking course...
Splicing Alarm Circuits Guide on Apr 24, 2017
Alarm installers commonly connect multiple sensors to a single zone. They do this by splicing the wires together. In this report, we will explain...
PureTech Video Analytics Examined on Apr 21, 2017
PureTech's analytics were chosen for a US border protection system (see related post), which the company claims no other analytics vendor was able...
US Border RVSS / Video Analytics System Examined on Apr 21, 2017
US Customs and Border Protection has been rolling out a video analytics-based detection system along the US/Mexico border, with detection ranges...

The world's leading video surveillance information source, IPVM provides the best reporting, testing and training for 10,000+ members globally. Dedicated to independent and objective information, we uniquely refuse any and all advertisements, sponsorship and consulting from manufacturers.

About | FAQ | Contact