ONVIF Favorability Results

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Jan 11, 2017

ONVIF has been one of the most debated aspects of the video surveillance industry. On the one hand, its aim to increase interoperability has been widely applauded. On the other, many have criticized ONVIF for not working well enough or fully delivering the interoperability marketed.

New IPVM statistics of 100+ integrator respondents shows that ONVIF has been well received overall. In this note, we examine the statistics and share numerous integrator comments on ONVIF's impact / positioning.

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ONVIF *******

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Integrators **** ****************

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  • "***** **** ** ******* ********* ******** **** * ******** **** protocol ** **** ********."
  • "** ** * ****** ****** *************** ****. ** ** ******* system *********** ******* ********* **** ********* *******."
  • "*** ******* ******* ** ******* ** ****** *** *** ********. As **** ******* ****** **** *** ****, ********* **** ** invest **** ** * ***. ** **** **** ******** ****** to **** **** ******* ****** ************* ** *** ******* ** making **** *** ***** ************* ******."
  • "**** **** ********* **** ******** *** ** ******. **** *********** bridge *** ** ****** ***** **** * ********."
  • "**** ** *** ************* ** *** * *** ****** ** its * **** ****. ************ ******** ********* ** *** *** becoming **** ** * *****."
  • "* **** ** ** ******* ** *****; * **** **** direct *********** *** * ****** ******. *******, ***** *** *** business *** **** ******* *******, ** **** ***** ******* ** ONVIF ******* **** ** **** **** **** **** ******** ****** up *** ************/************* *******. ** *** ******-**** ****** *** *** have ***** ** ** ** **** ******** **** ****** **** so ***** ***** *** **** *** **** ******."
  • "********* *** ****!"
  • "*** ******** ** ****** *** ******. ** **** ***** ***** has ****** ** ** ********** ** ************* ** ** **% of *** *************."
  • "**** ** **** * ****** ********. ** ***** ** ****** opportunity ** ****** ***** *** ********* ****** *************. *****'* ****** work ** ********** ******."
  • "***** ******** *********** ** ****** *******. ******* *****, **************** ***** be *********** *******."
  • "** *** ******* * ****** *** ** ****** ** *** video ************ ******. ** *** ***** ** * **** **** option **** **** ********* ***'* **** ** **** *** **** of ****** ******* *************. ** ******* ***** ** ***'* ****** advanced ******** ******* *** **** *********. * *****'* ****** **** their ***** **************/*************** **** ***** ******** ********, *** * ******'* mind ****** *** ***** ******."
  • "** **** ********* - ** **** *** **** **** ** know ** * ****** ***** **** ********, ** **** *** video *** ** *** ****** (***** *** *** ** *** features, *** * ***** ******)."
  • "****** ************** ** *** ****** **** *** ********* ** ************ - * ***** **'* ******* ****** *** *** ************ ****** side ** *** ******** **** **** **************** *** ***** *** proprietary ***** ** * *******."
  • "********* ********* ********* - ******** ******** *** **** ********* *** way *** **** ** **** ***** *** ******** ** ** other **********."
  • "**** ***** **** ******* *** *** ************* ** **** ******** its *** ******* *** *** *** **** ***** ** **** had ** *** ******** ********* ******* *** **** *** ********** before ***** **** ***** ** **** ********* ******* ** **** together."

ONVIF ***** **** ****** ****** *************

******* ** *** ******** ********** ** ***** ******** ** *** hit-or-miss ****** ** ******* ****** ***** ************ ** ***** *******. Integrators ***** **** **** ****** ******* *** ***** *** **** reliable *** ** *** ******** ************* ******* ** *** ***.

  • “****** **********. **** ************ ***** ******* ************ *************, ** ***** the ****** *** "****" ******* **'* *****, **'* ***** ***** to **** *** *** *** ********* *** ****.”
  • “***** ***** ***** ********, ** ****** ** *** ****** ******** drivers. *** *******, ***** ***** ** ***** ***** ****** ********* must ** *** ** ** **** ****** ******* ** ******* the ***. ******* ******* ** ** **+ ******* ** ********* each *** ************. **** * ***** ** ****.”
  • “****** ** ***** ***** *** *** ************* *** ****** *** developed *********** ******* ******* *** *** *********. **** ********** *** seen *** *** ***** *** ********** *********** ** ***** *********, like ****** *********, ***.”
  • “* ****** ****** ***** **** ***/*** ************ **** **** ************ and ***** **** ****. **** * ** *** **** * hate ** ******* ** ****** *****'* ******* ****** ********* (** least **** ** *******, ** * **** ** ****** **** time ***** ** *** ***** ** **% ** ** ********).”
  • “** *** ***** * *** ** *** ****** ******* *** the ********** **** ** ******* ******* ******* *** ***** ******.”
  • “******* ** ***** *** ******** ******. **** ************* **** ***** onvif *** ****** ******* *** ******** ****** ****** ****”
  • “** ** ***** *** **** **** *** ****** ******* *** the ***** *** *******. *** ** ** ** * *** to *** * ***** ***** ***** ****** ** ** ********* system ***** ** **** ****** *** ****. ** *** **** a **** ***, **** *** *** ****** * **** ***** cameras *** *** ***** ****** ******* ** *** ***.”

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Claims ** ********** ****** ** *******

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  • "** *****, * ****** ** *** **** * ***** *****. After ***, ********* *** ****. ** *** ***** ****, ***** are *** **** ******** **** ***** **** **** ** ** sorted ***: #* ** **** ***** *** ** **** ******* falsely ******** ***** ********** - *** ** ***** ****'** ***** so **** ********. #* ** **** ******* ********** ** ***** a *******, *** ** ******** *** ** *** ******* **** proprietary ***-**-*** ********* *** ******* *****. *********** *** *** ***** are ***** **** ********* ** *** ** * ****** ***** solely ** *****. ****'* ****** ******** ****** *******. *******, ***** should **** *** ***** ** ***** *******."
  • “************* *** ***** ***** ********* ** *** ****** ** ********* to *** ********* ** **** **** ************ ** **** ******.”
  • “**** ** **** ********* *** ****************, *** *** **** **** do *** ******* ********* * **** **** **** ***-**** ******* claiming ** ** ***** *** *** *****.”
  • “**** * *********** ***** *** **** *** ***** ** ***** nothing. ** *** *****'* ****** ** ***'* ****** ** ** work.”
  • “***** **** *** ****** ********. ***** * **** ** ** to ********** **** ** **** ******** ***** **********. *******, **** did **** ** ******* ******* ** ** ****** ********** ** rat ******* *** *** *** ******* ******** ***** ***********.”
  • "* ** *** ***** **** ********** ** **********. ***** *** * lot ** ************* ******, *** **** ** ***** **** **** on ******* ***** ************* ******* **** *** *******. *** ****** has **** ** **** *******."
  • “** * ***** ***** ********* **** ********* ******** **** ** a **** ****.”

***** *** ***** ** *********** ******** ** ****, *** ***** *** ****, **** ******** ***** *** there ******* ******** ***** ***********.

Outlook *** *****

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Comments (6)

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