ONVIF Favorability Statistics 2021

By Ethan Ace, Published Apr 15, 2021, 09:09am EDT

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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*****'* ****** *** ******** net ******** (+**%), **** 3/5 ** *********** ****** a ******** ****.

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********* ** **** **** very ******* ** *****'* 2019 *******:

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*** ************ *** *** same ****** *** ******* the **.

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Key ******

********** ********* **** **** three *** ******:

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  • ********: ************* ******
  • ********: ***** *********** ******

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

**** *********** **** ******** about *****, ********** **** it **** *********** **** painful *** ***** ******** about ***** ****** ********* or ****** **** *******.

  • "* ***** ***** *** made **** ******* ******* pushing *** ************ ********** which ** ********* ** an ********** ** ****. I **** ***** *** a ****** ********* *** connecting * ***/******** ****** as **** ***** ** a **** ******* ** allow *********** **** *** party *******."
  • "* ***** ********* *** good, **** ** *** they *** ******* ** with *********."
  • "*'* * *** *** of *********, ********** ** a ****** **** ******** cameras ***** **'* * race ** *** ****** and ************* *** ******. ONVIF ***** ** ****** common *************."
  • "**'* ********* ** **** standards. ** **** *** good ******* *********** ******** built ***** *******."
  • "** ******* ********* *** standards ** ** *********** and ***** *** **** likely *** **** ****** upon ********* ** ******."
  • "********* ******* **** **** can ********* * ******* of *************. ****** * consistent ******** *** * good **** **** ** started, *** **'* * good **** ***."
  • "******* ********, ** *** helped ** ** ******* IP *******, **** ****** do *** **** ********* always (****** *********), *** overall ***** ** **** a ********"
  • "** ********** ***** ******* to ******* ***** ******** compatibility *** *********** *** industry."
  • "******** *** ****** **** some ********* *'* ************ that ***** ** * standard ****** *** *** utilize ****** ********* ** almost *** ******. ** makes ******** ** ** existing ****** * ****** less ******* *** *** customer."
  • "**** ** *** *** to **** ********* * think **** ******** ****** become ********"
  • "***** *** ************ **** up ** **** *** easier **** *** ***'*. Only ***** (******** ** camera ************) **** **** don't ****** ***** ** the **** ***** ********"
  • "***** ** **** * benchmark ******** *** ******** communications ******* ******* *******"
  • "** * ******** ** has ****** ** ********* compatible ********, *** **** features ** ********* ******* are *** ********* **** connecting **** ** * VMS ***** *** ***** profile ******* ** ***** the ************* *************."
  • "****** **** **** *** business ***** ***** * global ******** *** ****** all *** ************ ** more ****."
  • "* ******** ** ********* in **** ******."
  • "**** ** ** ********* standard ** ********. ** is **** ************ ** the ******** ** **** interoperability."
  • "**** **** **** ******* a ******** *** ***********."
  • "***** *** **** ** in **** **** ***** and ** ** ***** for ***** ** ***** not ** **** ** assit ******** ** *** replacement ** ***** ***. Even ****** **** ****** say ***** *** *** a ******* ******** *** it **** ** ***** is * ****** ******** that *** ****** ** sell *********."
  • "**'* *** ********* ***********, but ** **** ******** is. ******* ******* *** gotten **** ****** **** the **** * *****, with ** ***** ******** in **** ********."
  • "* ******** **** ** use ** * ******* tool **** *** *** products *** *** ****** in *** ***********. ***** us ************* ********* **** all ** *** ********* and *** *******."
  • "**** ******** ** *** to *** ******* ** work **** *** *********."
  • "**** ********* ********. **** used ** ******** *********."
  • "**** **** ****** ********. Allows ** ** *** different ***** ** ******* under *** **** *** or *** ***** ** along ** ***** **********"
  • "**** ******* * ******** so * ***** **** is ******** *****."
  • "***** *** ************ **** to ** ******* **** multiple *** ********* *** technologies. ******* ******* *** interoperability ********* ***** ***** be ** **** ********* so **** **** ** critical."
  • "* **** ****************. ******** has ** ** *** group **** ******** ********* and ******** **********. *** it ** *****."
  • ******** * **** *** numerous ****** **** **************** under ***** * ***** believe ** ** ** a **** ******** **** everyone **** ** *********.
  • "***** ** *** ******* standard *** ****. ******* it, *** ******** ***** likely ** **** ********. See ****-***-***!"
  • "******* ** *** **** profile * **** ***** standardizing ********* ****** *** industry."
  • "******** ***************. * ***'* touch * ****** **** won't ******* *****"

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

***** *********** *** ***** as ****** *******, **** mentioned **** ************* ****** were ***** ******* ** that ***** *********** ****** the **** ******* **** available **** ***** ****** camera *******.

  • "*'* *** **** ****** an "*****" ******** ****** helps ** * **** found * ****** ** solutions **** *** **** are ***** ********** *** still **** ******** **** integration ******* ****** *** NVR. **** ***** ** be ******* ** *** old ******* ******** **** many **** ****** ************* would *** **** **** the ****, *** ***** have **** ****** ****** with ******* ******* ***** manufacturers. **** *** ************* standards ****** **** **** method ** ************* ** ensure *** ********* *** truly *** ** ***** would ** ** ****** with ***********."
  • "***** ** ** *** I ** *** **** to **** ** ***** for *************. * ***** rather **** **** *** VMS *** ****** ** other ******* **** * true *** ***********. ***** is ** *** ****** in ******** ******** ** repurpose **** * *** headend ** ********."
  • "***** **** ***** ****** with ************* ******* ******* and *** , ***** to ** "**********"."
  • "**** ****** *** ****** unverified ******* ** * system, *** *** ******** usually ***'* **** **** adding ** * ***"
  • "* **** ***** ** a *******, *** ** needs **** ******** **** all ****** *** *** manufacturers ******* ** *** all ****** ******** **** all ***** ****."
  • "**** **** *** ***** isn’t ** **** ** it ***** ** *** to **. ***** *** a **** *** ** go ** **** ** truly **** ********** ** the ******/*** *****."
  • "***** ** ** *** I ** *** **** to **** ** ***** for *************. * ***** rather **** **** *** VMS *** ****** ** other ******* **** * true *** ***********. ***** is ** *** ****** in ******** ******** ** repurpose **** * *** headend ** ********."
  • "**** ** ** *********** question. * *** **** ONVIF ** *** ******* we ***'* *** ** if *** *** *** a ****** *** *** camera ** *** ****** to **** ****. ********* when ** ** *** ONVIF ** *** *** getting *** **** ************* out ** *** ******."
  • "* ***** ***** *** made **** ******* ******* pushing *** ************ ********** which ** ********* ** an ********** ** ****. I **** ***** *** a ****** ********* *** connecting * ***/******** ****** as **** ***** ** a **** ******* ** allow *********** **** *** party *******."
  • "****** * ******* *** idea ** * ******* set ** ******** **** will ** ********** ** all **** **** ** & **** *** *** trust **** ** ***** camera **** ************ '*' can ** ****** ** VMS '*'. *******, **** you *** **** ** the ******** ****** ** is *** ** ******** as * ***** ** was ******** ** **. There *** ********* ******** & *****'* ***** ******* room *** ************'* *** PTZ ******* & ***** small *********. **** ** the **** ***** & security ** *** ******** by ********* ** * understand *********** ********** ************** but *** * ********, there *** ******** **** are *** **** ******** unless *** ***!"
  • "****** **** *********** *** third ***** ******* ** be **********, *** **** that ** ***** *******."
  • **** ** *** ***** integration, ** *** *** 100% **** *** ****** will **** ****. *** when *** **** * problem ** *** ******, you ***** **** ** talk **."
  • "*********** ** ********** ********* and *********** ** ********* brands ** **** *** access *******. *** ***** on *********** ********* *** as * ************ ** a ***** ********* ****** member ** ***. ***** clients **** ***** ************ on ************* *** *** sure ** ** ** the ******* ***** ** the ******* *** ** ONVIF"
  • "** *****. ***'* *** it **** *** ** nice ** **** **'* there *** ***** ***-**** integrations ***** ******* **** seems ** ****."
  • "** **** ****** ******** feedback *** *****. ** the **** ****, **'* usually ******* ****** ********* manufacturers - ******* **** different ***'*. ** *** negative **** ** ***'* always * ***** ***********. Sometimes ***** *** *** many ****** ******** **** can't ** **** ** are ********* ** ********* through *** *** **** it's ** ***** ******."
  • "**** ** ******, ** makes ** ***** ****-***** integrations ** **** ********. The ********* ****** ** a ****** *******, *** as **** ************* *** more ******** ** ***** basic ***** ************, ** just ***** ********** *** smoother."
  • "***********. ***** *** ****** have **** ******** ** far ** *’* *********."
  • "*** ****** **** *********** easier"
  • "**** **** **** ******* a ******** *** ***********."
  • "* **** ** ****** an ****** "**** *** integration" ********"

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

******* *********** ********* ******* about*****'* *** *********** ** false *********** ******:

  • "* ******** ******** ** needed, ******* ***** ********** enforcement ** **."
  • "* **** **** ***** is * ********, *** I **** ***** *** a *** ** ******* false ****** ** **********."
  • "**'* *** ** '*********' as **** *** ** claim. ***** ******* **** are ***** ***** **** without ******** ***** *********"
  • "*** *****, ** **** to *** *** ***** Compliant, *** *** ********* doesn't **** **** ** should."
  • "***-******* ** ******** * usable ********* ******** ***-*** enough *********** ** *** standard (****** ********* ** claim ********** ******* *****)"
  • "** *****. ***** ** the ******* ******, **** don't **** ** **** any ***** ** *** industry ** ******* *** standards. ** **** ****'* exist ******, * *** of ******* ******'* ****** connect ** * *** without * ****** ******."
  • "***** ** ** ****, helps ****** ***'* **** other ******* ******* *** rules ****** ** ******* and ******** **** **********."
  • "***** ***** ** ** a ******** *** ** should ** ******** ********"

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

**** ***** *********** ********* on *****'* ********** ** Dahua *** ********* (***:********* *** ***** *** Blocked **** ********** ***** Products). *** ********** **** it *** ************* *** a ********* ************ ** "take *****" ** ********* disputes:

  • "***** ***** **** ** other *********** *** ******** organizations ** **** *****, ONVIF ****** ***** ** exactly ****. * ***** surveillance ***** ******** ************ that ****** *** ******** of ** ***** ************, but **** *********** ** very ****. *'* *** a *** *** ** such ************* ****** ***** in ********* ******** (**** we *** **** **** between *** *** *** China, *** *** *** of ***** ******). **** organizations **** ****** *****, and ********* ** ***** to **** ***** ******** as ** ************ **** brings ********* ** *** world."
  • "*** ******** *** **** excellent ** ******** * lot ** ******** * do *** ***** **** them ******* *** ******** who *** ** ******** under ***** ******* ** seems **** ****** *** pays *** ***** ****** be **** ** *** the ******** ** **** makes *** * **** unified ********."

***** *** ****** **** it *** "*****":

  • "***** **** ** **** removed ******* *************."

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*** ******* ** ***** positive *** *****, *********** ********** **** *********** ***** in ******* *, ****** H.265 *** ********** ********* support, **** ******** ******** analytics ******** ******* ********* * (********* ******* candidate).

*******, *** **** ** closed ******* (*** *******,******, *******, *******) **** *** **** substantial ****** ** ***** in **** *****.

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