ONVIF Favorability Statistics 2021

By Ethan Ace, Published Apr 15, 2021, 09:09am EDT (Info+)

ONVIF now supports over 20,000 products, but how well do integrators think of the organization?

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Inside, we examine statistics and commentary from ~200 security integrators on ONVIF's positioning, pros, and cons.

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*****'* ****** *** ******** *** ******** (+53%), **** */* ** *********** ****** a ******** ****.

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Positive: ********* **** ***********

**** *********** **** ******** ***** *****, commenting **** ** **** *********** **** painful *** ***** ******** ***** ***** varied ********* ** ****** **** *******.

  • "* ***** ***** *** **** **** strides ******* ******* *** ************ ********** which ** ********* ** ** ********** we ****. * **** ***** *** a ****** ********* *** ********** * VMS/recorder ****** ** **** ***** ** a **** ******* ** ***** *********** into *** ***** *******."
  • "* ***** ********* *** ****, **** to *** **** *** ******* ** with *********."
  • "*'* * *** *** ** *********, especially ** * ****** **** ******** cameras ***** **'* * **** ** the ****** *** ************* *** ******. ONVIF ***** ** ****** ****** *************."
  • "**'* ********* ** **** *********. ** have *** **** ******* *********** ******** built ***** *******."
  • "** ******* ********* *** ********* ** be *********** *** ***** *** **** likely *** **** ****** **** ********* to ******."
  • "********* ******* **** **** *** ********* a ******* ** *************. ****** * consistent ******** *** * **** **** when ** *******, *** **'* * good **** ***."
  • "******* ********, ** *** ****** ** on ******* ** *******, **** ****** do *** **** ********* ****** (****** detection), *** ******* ***** ** **** a ********"
  • "** ********** ***** ******* ** ******* cross ******** ************* *** *********** *** industry."
  • "******** *** ****** **** **** ********* I'm ************ **** ***** ** * standard ****** *** *** ******* ****** platforms ** ****** *** ******. ** makes ******** ** ** ******** ****** a ****** **** ******* *** *** customer."
  • "**** ** *** *** ** **** platforms * ***** **** ******** ****** become ********"
  • "***** *** ************ **** ** ** date *** ****** **** *** ***'*. Only ***** (******** ** ****** ************) that **** ***'* ****** ***** ** the **** ***** ********"
  • "***** ** **** * ********* ******** for ******** ************** ******* ******* *******"
  • "** * ******** ** *** ****** to ********* ********** ********, *** **** features ** ********* ******* *** *** available **** ********** **** ** * VMS ***** *** ***** ******* ******* of ***** *** ************* *************."
  • "****** **** **** *** ******** ***** under * ****** ******** *** ****** all *** ************ ** **** ****."
  • "* ******** ** ********* ** **** sector."
  • "**** ** ** ********* ******** ** maintain. ** ** **** ************ ** the ******** ** **** ****************."
  • "**** **** **** ******* * ******** for ***********."
  • "***** *** **** ** ** **** take ***** *** ** ** ***** for ***** ** ***** *** ** able ** ***** ******** ** *** replacement ** ***** ***. **** ****** some ****** *** ***** *** *** a ******* ******** *** ** **** at ***** ** * ****** ******** that *** ****** ** **** *********."
  • "**'* *** ********* ***********, *** ** open ******** **. ******* ******* *** gotten **** ****** **** *** **** 5 *****, **** ** ***** ******** in **** ********."
  • "* ******** **** ** *** ** a ******* **** **** *** *** products *** *** ****** ** *** marketplace. ***** ** ************* ********* **** all ** *** ********* *** *** pushers."
  • "**** ******** ** *** ** *** cameras ** **** **** *** *********."
  • "**** ********* ********. **** **** ** multiple *********."
  • "**** **** ****** ********. ****** ** to *** ********* ***** ** ******* under *** **** *** ** *** under ** ***** ** ***** **********"
  • "**** ******* * ******** ** * think **** ** ******** *****."
  • "***** *** ************ **** ** ** adopted **** ******** *** ********* *** technologies. ******* ******* *** **************** ********* there ***** ** ** **** ********* so **** **** ** ********."
  • "* **** ****************. ******** *** ** be *** ***** **** ******** ********* and ******** **********. *** ** ** ONVIF."
  • ******** * **** *** ******** ****** with **************** ***** ***** * ***** believe ** ** ** * **** standard **** ******** **** ** *********.
  • "***** ** *** ******* ******** *** CCTV. ******* **, *** ******** ***** likely ** **** ********. *** ****-***-***!"
  • "******* ** *** **** ******* * does ***** ************* ********* ****** *** industry."
  • "******** ***************. * ***'* ***** * camera **** ***'* ******* *****"

Compatibility ****** / ******* ********

***** *********** *** ***** ** ****** overall, **** ********* **** ************* ****** were ***** ******* ** **** ***** integration ****** *** **** ******* **** available **** ***** ****** ****** *******.

  • "*'* *** **** ****** ** "*****" standard ****** ***** ** * **** found * ****** ** ********* **** say **** *** ***** ********** *** still **** ******** **** *********** ******* camera *** ***. **** ***** ** be ******* ** *** *** ******* standard **** **** **** ****** ************* would *** **** **** *** ****, but ***** **** **** ****** ****** with ******* ******* ***** *************. **** and ************* ********* ****** **** **** method ** ************* ** ****** *** standards *** ***** *** ** ***** would ** ** ****** **** ***********."
  • "***** ** ** *** * ** not **** ** **** ** ***** for *************. * ***** ****** **** that *** *** *** ****** ** other ******* **** * **** *** integration. ***** ** ** *** ****** in ******** ******** ** ********* **** a *** ******* ** ********."
  • "***** **** ***** ****** **** ************* between ******* *** *** , ***** to ** "**********"."
  • "**** ****** *** ****** ********** ******* to * ******, *** *** ******** usually ***'* **** **** ****** ** a ***"
  • "* **** ***** ** * *******, but ** ***** **** ******** **** all ****** *** *** ************* ******* to *** *** ****** ******** **** all ***** ****."
  • "**** **** *** ***** ***’* ** easy ** ** ***** ** *** to **. ***** *** * **** way ** ** ** **** ** truly **** ********** ** *** ******/*** world."
  • "***** ** ** *** * ** not **** ** **** ** ***** for *************. * ***** ****** **** that *** *** *** ****** ** other ******* **** * **** *** integration. ***** ** ** *** ****** in ******** ******** ** ********* **** a *** ******* ** ********."
  • "**** ** ** *********** ********. * get **** ***** ** *** ******* we ***'* *** ** ** *** VMS *** * ****** *** *** camera ** *** ****** ** **** with. ********* **** ** ** *** ONVIF ** *** *** ******* *** full ************* *** ** *** ******."
  • "* ***** ***** *** **** **** strides ******* ******* *** ************ ********** which ** ********* ** ** ********** we ****. * **** ***** *** a ****** ********* *** ********** * VMS/recorder ****** ** **** ***** ** a **** ******* ** ***** *********** into *** ***** *******."
  • "****** * ******* *** **** ** a ******* *** ** ******** **** will ** ********** ** *** **** sign ** & **** *** *** trust **** ** ***** ****** **** manufacturer '*' *** ** ****** ** VMS '*'. *******, **** *** *** down ** *** ******** ****** ** is *** ** ******** ** * guess ** *** ******** ** **. There *** ********* ******** & *****'* still ******* **** *** ************'* *** PTZ ******* & ***** ***** *********. This ** *** **** ***** & security ** *** ******** ** ********* so * ********** *********** ********** ************** but *** * ********, ***** *** pitfalls **** *** *** **** ******** unless *** ***!"
  • "****** **** *********** *** ***** ***** cameras ** ** **********, *** **** that ** ***** *******."
  • **** ** *** ***** ***********, ** are *** ***% **** *** ****** will **** ****. *** **** *** have * ******* ** *** ******, you ***** **** ** **** **."
  • "*********** ** ********** ********* *** *********** of ********* ****** ** **** *** access *******. *** ***** ** *********** regarding *** ** * ************ ** a ***** ********* ****** ****** ** not. ***** ******* **** ***** ************ on ************* *** *** **** ** it ** *** ******* ***** ** the ******* *** ** *****"
  • "** *****. ***'* *** ** **** but ** **** ** **** **'* there *** ***** ***-**** ************ ***** nothing **** ***** ** ****."
  • "** **** ****** ******** ******** *** ONVIF. ** *** **** ****, **'* usually ******* ****** ********* ************* - cameras **** ********* ***'*. ** *** negative **** ** ***'* ****** * tight ***********. ********* ***** *** *** many ****** ******** **** ***'* ** used ** *** ********* ** ********* through *** *** **** **'* ** ONVIF ******."
  • "**** ** ******, ** ***** ** least ****-***** ************ ** **** ********. The ********* ****** ** * ****** tighter, *** ** **** ************* *** more ******** ** ***** ***** ***** integrations, ** **** ***** ********** *** smoother."
  • "***********. ***** *** ****** **** **** protocol ** *** ** *’* *********."
  • "*** ****** **** *********** ******"
  • "**** **** **** ******* * ******** for ***********."
  • "* **** ** ****** ** ****** "open *** ***********" ********"

Negative: ***** *********** ******

******* *********** ********* ******* **********'* *** *********** ** ***** *********** claims:

  • "* ******** ******** ** ******, ******* their ********** *********** ** **."
  • "* **** **** ***** ** * standard, *** * **** ***** *** a *** ** ******* ***** ****** of **********."
  • "**'* *** ** '*********' ** **** try ** *****. ***** ******* **** are ***** ***** **** ******* ******** being *********"
  • "*** *****, ** **** ** *** you ***** *********, *** *** ********* doesn't **** **** ** ******."
  • "***-******* ** ******** * ****** ********* standard ***-*** ****** *********** ** *** standard (****** ********* ** ***** ********** without *****)"
  • "** *****. ***** ** *** ******* though, **** ***'* **** ** **** any ***** ** *** ******** ** enforce *** *********. ** **** ****'* exist ******, * *** ** ******* wouldn't ****** ******* ** * *** without * ****** ******."
  • "***** ** ** ****, ***** ****** VMS's **** ***** ******* ******* *** rules ****** ** ******* *** ******** more **********."
  • "***** ***** ** ** * ******** and ** ****** ** ******** ********"

Few ******** ** ********* / ***** **********

**** ***** *********** ********* ** *****'* suspension ** ***** *** ********* (***:********* *** ***** *** ******* **** Conforming ***** ********). *** ********** **** ** *** inappropriate *** * ********* ************ ** "take *****" ** ********* ********:

  • "***** ***** **** ** ***** *********** and ******** ************* ** **** *****, ONVIF ****** ***** ** ******* ****. A ***** ************ ***** ******** ************ that ****** *** ******** ** ** video ************, *** **** *********** ** very ****. *'* *** * *** fan ** **** ************* ****** ***** in ********* ******** (**** ** *** last **** ******* *** *** *** China, *** *** *** ** ***** brands). **** ************* **** ****** *****, and ********* ** ***** ** **** their ******** ** ** ************ **** brings ********* ** *** *****."
  • "*** ******** *** **** ********* ** unifying * *** ** ******** * do *** ***** **** **** ******* and ******** *** *** ** ******** under ***** ******* ** ***** **** anyone *** **** *** ***** ****** be **** ** *** *** ******** it **** ***** *** * **** unified ********."

***** *** ****** **** ** *** "great":

  • "***** **** ** **** ******* ******* manufacturers."

*******

*** ******* ** ***** ******** *** ONVIF, *********** ********** **** *********** ***** ** ******* S, ****** *.*** *** ********** ********* support, **** ******** ******** ********* ******** planned ********* * (********* ******* *********).

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

Comments (1)

** **** ******* **** ***** ***** as * *********. ** **, ** seems **** ***** ******* *** ************* process ** ********* *** *** ** do ****** **** ********** ***** **** little ** ** ********* ***** **** closed **** *** *********** ******. ***** specifications *** ******* *** ************, *** riddled **** *****. ***** **** **** is **** **** ** **** ****. I ********** *** ******** *** ********** why ** ** * *** ********, but ** ** ** ***** **** an ********* **** ***** ***** *** are ******* ***** ********** **** ******* to ***** ******** ****.

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