IVR Controls Hosted Video Company Overview

Author: John Honovich, Published on Aug 29, 2009

IVR Controls is a US based provider of hosted and managed video surveillance. They offer significantly lower prices than competitors yet have drawbacks in configuration complexity.

IVR Controls has 2 main offerings:

  • Hosted Video: They support a number of Axis cameras as well as their own OEMed cameras/encoders. These devices stream off-site to IVR Controls' datacenter. For 7 days off-site recording, the MSRP is $12 USD per camera.
  • Managed Video: IVR Controls offers a series of NVRs that can be deployed locally. Their 4.5TB NVR unit that can support a few dozen cameras costs $1900 USD. The MSRP for managing the NVR is $15 per month for as many cameras as can be stored on the NVR.
IVR Controls reports that they sell only through dealers and currently have over 100 total dealers. IVR Controls customizes the customer facing web interfaces for their dealers.
 
IVR Controls requires on-site setup of devices - specifically setting up port forwarding and DDNS.
 
The most attractive element of the solution is the low pricing. The per camera pricing for hosted video is 50% less than other providers (such as Secure-i and ByRemote). The fee for managed NVRs is dramatically less because IVR charges a flat fee per box whereas Secure-i charge a fee per camera.
 
On the other hand, IVR is a small company and the configuration complexity could be costly and challenging for integrators/dealers without strong IT techs.
Comments : PRO Members only. Login. or Join.

Related Reports on VSaaS

Cloud Video Storage Usage 2018 on Oct 31, 2018
Storing email and documents in the cloud have long been common, with on-site email or file servers increasingly eliminated. However, what about...
Directory Of 110+ Video Management Software (VMS) Suppliers on Aug 30, 2018
This directory provides a list of Video Management Software providers to help you see and research what options are available. Listing...
Directory of Video Surveillance Startups on Jul 18, 2018
This directory provides a list of video surveillance startups to help you see and research what companies are new or not yet broadly known entity...
UK VSaaS Startup Ocucon on Jul 03, 2018
Decreasing exposure to fraudulent slip-and-fall insurance claims and lawsuits is one of the oldest selling points of video surveillance for retail....
Camio Wins 24,000 Camera AI VSaaS Customer on Jun 29, 2018
Silicon Valley Artificial Intelligent VSaaS startup Camio has announced it has won a 24,000 camera deal, a sizeable system for a small...
Directory of 50+ LPR / ANPR Providers on Feb 21, 2018
License Plate Recognition / Automatic Number Plate Recognition are a type of video analytics software that can identify and match license / number...
Smartvue VSaaS / Cloud Video Profile on Feb 01, 2018
Smartvue, a US company, has raised over $20 million to develop 'The IoT Video Network' but what does that mean and what does Smartvue offer...
VSaaS Usage Statistics 2018 on Jan 18, 2018
VSaaS has been a 'next big thing' for more than a decade. The prospect of managing, storing and streaming video from the cloud rather than...
Eagle Eye Investor Pitch Analyzed on Dec 20, 2017
Eagle Eye CEO Dean Drako presented an investor-oriented corporate pitch at the 2017 Imperial Capital Security Investor Conference, highlighting...
Directory of VSaaS / Cloud Video Surveillance Providers on Dec 15, 2017
This directory provides a list of VSaaS / cloud video surveillance providers to help you see and research what options are available. 2018 State...

Most Recent Industry Reports

'Sticker' Surveillance Camera Developed (CSEM Witness) on Nov 16, 2018
The Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM) has announced what it calls the: world’s first fully autonomous camera that can be...
ISC East 2018 Mini-Show Final Report on Nov 16, 2018
This is our second (updated) and final show report from ISC East. ISC East, by its own admission, is not a national or international show, billed...
Facial Detection Tested on Nov 16, 2018
Facial detection and recognition are increasingly offered by video surveillance manufacturers. Facial detection detects faces in an image/video...
Throughtek P2P/Cloud Solution Profile on Nov 15, 2018
Many IoT manufacturers either do not have the capabilities or the interest to develop their own cloud management software for their devices....
ASIS Offering Custom Research For Manufacturers on Nov 15, 2018
Manufacturers often want to know what industry people think about trends and, in particular, the segments and product they offer.  ASIS and its...
Hikvision Silent on "Bad Architectural Practices" Cybersecurity Report on Nov 14, 2018
A 'significant vulnerability was found in Hikvision cameras' by VDOO, a startup cybersecurity specialist. Hikvision has fixed the specific...
French Government Threatens School with $1.7M Fine For “Excessive Video Surveillance” on Nov 14, 2018
The French government has notified a high-profile Paris coding academy that it risks a fine of up to 1.5 million euros (about $1.7m) if it...
Integrator Credit Card Alternative Divvy on Nov 13, 2018
Most security integrators are small businesses but large enough that they have various employees that need to be able to expense various charges as...
Directory of Video Intercoms on Nov 13, 2018
Video Intercoms, also known as Video Door-Phones or Video Entry Systems, have been growing in the past decade as more and more IP camera...
Beware Amazon Go Store Hype (Tested) on Nov 13, 2018
IPVM's trip to and testing of Amazon Go's San Francisco store shows a number of significant operational and economic issues that undermine the...

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