Proactive CCTV "Only Affordable Video Archiving Solution" Profile

By: Sean Patton, Published on Aug 12, 2019

Proactive CCTV is claiming to offer "the only affordable video archiving solution on the market", reducing the storage typically required for H.265 by 89%. Where did Proactive come from? What are they providing, and how affordable is it?

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Proactive ***** ****** ********** *** ***** ********* *** *** ******

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**** ***** * ****** Cloud-hosted ****** *** ****** monitoring ********* **** ****** storage ****** ******** *****-**** backups ** *****, ********** by * ********* **-******* gateway *********.

*** ********* *-****** ********* video ******* ***** ********:

Significant (*** ************) *********** ******

********* **** *************** ********* ****** ******** the ********* **** *****:

  • ******** ** * ***** existing *******' **** *******
  • ******** *** *.*** ** H.265 ** ***** ** JPEGs
  • ************* ********* *** ***** for ***** **********
  • ******** *** ***** ***** LZMA2 **** *********** ***** to ******* ******* ** in *** *****

********* ******** **** *** decrease *** **** ******* to ****** *** **** sizes ***** ** ********* and ******** **** ** retention.

********* ****** ***** ****** results ** * **% decrease ** ******* ******** over *-****, ******** ** native *.***, *** **% decrease **** ******** ** H.265:

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***** ****** **** **** H.264/265 **** **************** ********* ** *********** *** *******, ******* the *** ** ********/******* compression, *-***** *** ***** rates, **** ** - 80% ***** *********:

bandwidth comparison

***** ** * *********** difference ** ******** * 50% ******** ** ******* without *********** ******* *********, and * ~**% ********, especially **** *** *** of ******** ***-***-***** *********** techniques, **** ********* ******:

** *** **** ***** here *** ** *** not ****** * *** codec... ** **** **** we *** *** **** it ****** *** **** cost-effective ** ** ********* solution *** **********

**** *** *** ****** Proactive, *** ***** *** analysis *****, ** ****** skeptical ** *** ********* of *** ******* *******.

Simultaneous ********* ** ***/*** - ****** ****** **** ****** ***

********* **** **** *** a ******'* ********* **** stream ** ****** **** or ***** ******* ** 5 - *****, ******* of ********* *** - 4K ***** *** ******** much **** ****** ** low-cost *** *******.

******* ********* ** ********* this ****** ** ********* or ****-**** *******, **** said ***** ***** ********* still ******** ~** **** of **** ******* ***** recording *** **** ****** the ***** ******* ***** if *** ***/*** ** not ********** ** ** incident *** ****** ** days *****.

***** **** ********** ***** offer ********* ********* ************, at **** ** ******* resolution *** ***** ****, it ** *** * common ******* ** ***-**** NVRs ** ***-**** *****.

Does *** ******* *** ******

********* **** **** *** not ******* ** ******* existing ****/*****, ****** ***** interface's **** ** * "live ***** **********" ****. Additionally, *** **** *****, access ** *** ********* archived ***** ******* *** VMS ******, ** ***** need ** *** * separate ********* ****** *** searching *** ******* ***** recorded ** ****-**** *******.

********* **** ***** ** an *** ********* ** connect *** ******* ****** to ********* *******, ********** client ****** ***** ****** and ********.

Thick ****** ********

********* ****** * ***** client **** * ********* view *** ********** ****** health, ******/******* ************, *** event/alert *********. ********* **** multiple ******* *** ** monitored **************, *** **** that **** *** ******* events/logs **** ** **-***** devices (*.*. ****** ******* System) ****** *** **** interface:

********* **** * *** client ** ** ***** roadmap, *** **** ***** not ******* * **** for ************.

*** ****** **** ******** search *** ******** ** Proactive ******** *****, ****** on-site ** *****-***** **********. Proactive **** *** ****** decompresses *** ***** *** encodes ** **** **** an ***/**** ***** ****** for ********. ** * short ************* **** ********* video ******** ******* *** good, *******, ***** *** an ~*-****** ***** ***** selecting *** **** *** playback *** *** ***** to ******** *** **********. Proactive **** *** ***** is ********* ***********:

********* **** **** ********* customers *** *** ******** NVR/VMS ********* ** *** primary ****** ** ********* for ***** ******* ** will **** ****** ******* recordings, ****** *** ******** falls ******* *** ****/**** range ***** *** *******.

Video *********** *********

*********'* ****** ******** ** on-premise *******-***** *********, ***** connects ** *** *******, establishes * ********** ** Proactive's ***** ********, *** record ***** *** ********* local ******* ** ****-**** video ******. ********* **** they *** ***-*** ***** encryption *** ***** ******* in ***** *********, ** transmission ** *** **** cloud *******, *** ** rest ** *** *****.

********* **** *** ********* is ********* ** ***** NY ******, ** ********* a **********-***** ******, **** i3 ** ** ** processors, *******, ***** **** cloud-backup-only ******* **** ********** bandwidth ******* * ********** Intel ***.

Pricing

********* ****** ***** ******** per ****** ** ********* blocks ** */*/** ** to *** *******, **** an ******* **** ** $4 *** ****** *** month *** **-**** ** cloud *******, ** ** $40 - $** *** camera *** ***** *** 3-years ** ***** *******. This ** * *** price *** ****** ** comparison ** ***** *** or ******* ***** ************* which *** **** $** - $** *** ****** per ***** *** **-**** of ***** *******.

*** ********** *** **** separately *** ********* **** are ********** ***** **** the ****** **********, ***** rates, **-**** ********* ******* requirements. * *****-**** ********* with ******* ***** ******* for ** ***** ******* has ** **** ** ~$1,600.

Cannabis / ****** / ******** **********

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**** **** **** **** have **** *********** ****** in ********, **** ***** to * ***** ************* organizations, ***** **** *** not ****** **** **** launched *** *******. **** noted **** ****-**** ********* recording *********** *** *** primary ****** *** ***** service ** **** ******.

Requires ****** ************* ** ********* *********

******** *** * ***** surveillance ************, ********* ******** a $*** ****** ************* fee *** *********, ***** they **** ** ** ensure ************ ******** (*.*. frame ****, **********, ******* levels) *** *** ** correctly, ***** ** *** Proactive ********.

Offered ******* *********** ****

********* **** **** **** only **** ******* ***********, with ** ****** *** users *****, ********* **** already **** ******** ** integrators ** ***** *******. Additionally **** *** *** building *** * ***** direct ***** *****, ******* working **** ~** ******** manufacturer *** ***** ** the **, ************* ************** ****.

Plans *** ******

********* **** ***** ******* plans *** ****** *** partnering **** ***** *********, focusing ** ******** ************, and ****** *** ******* more **********.

**** **** **** **** are *** ******** ********* cannabis *** ****** *******, emphasizing **** ***** ******* success ** ******** *** not ******* ***, ******* they **** *** ***** of *********** *** **** for ******* **** ******.

Comments (40)

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***** *** *****.

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***** *****.  ***** *** for **** *******!  *** are ***% *******, ****** speed ** * ***** issue **** *****.  ** be ***** **** ******* with *** **** ***** is ** ********* ** the ***** **** *******.  The **** ********* *** savings *****  **** ********* to *** *****(**** **** netwrok ***).  *** ****** that ** ****** ** doing *** *********** *** essentially ******** *****.  ** when ********* ** *** uploading ***** *** ***** streams.  ** *** *** example ** ** ******* @ ***** ******** ***** we ***** **** * minimum ****** ***** ** 2mbs ****** *** *** 16 *******, ********* ** scene ********, *******, *** file ***** *** ****** would ** **** ****** for *** ** *******.  That ***** ****, *** to *** *** ********* requirements ** ****** **** to ** * ********, however ** *** ** needed. 

* **** **** ******* your *********. 

....*** ****** ***** ** 5mbs ****** *** *** 16 *******.

********* *** ****** ** megabits? ***** ** *****?

***** ***** *** *** the ********** *****

*****, *** **** ** be ***% ***** *** are ****** ********, *** megaBytes, *******?

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

** **** **** ******* distributing ********* *** *** only ****** ***** *******

** **** **** ********* for * ***** **** of ************ 

*** ** *** ******* report ********* *** *****

*** *** *** **** are ********* 

* ** *** *** technical ** * ****** comment ** **** ***

* *** ****** ******** from *** **** ******* over *** **** *****

**** ****** ******* 

 

***** *** ** **** for **** **** ***** David!

******** *** *.*** ** H.265 ** ***** ** JPEGs

************* ********* *** ***** for ***** **********

**** **** *** ***** get ****** **?

*******: ****’* *** ***** ********** of * *******?

***** ********* ** *** supported ** **** ******* version.

* **** **** *** product ** ****** *** it *****. *** ***** are **** ********** **** other ***** *********. ******** forward "*******" *** **'* intended *******. 

* **** *** ***** continue ** ********* **** for ** **** ***** storage *********.

***** *** ***.  ** greatly ********** *** ********, and **** ******* ** great ****** ** ****!

** ******* ** *****/**** as ***** = *****??

** ***** * *** skeptical, ***** **** ********* calculators **** **** ******* 10x *** ********** ***** compression.

*** *** ****** ***** to ** *** ***** compression. ***** (** **) normally *****’* ******** * jpg ** **** * folder ** ***** ****, maybe * *** %.  because **** *** ********** already *** ***** ** a ******** *******, **...

*** **** ******* ************ when *** ****** ***** groups ** **** **** are **** *******, ** surveillance ****** **** ** be.

***** *** *** *********** technologies ******** **** *** would ********* ***** *.***!!  for ****.  

***** * ****** ** it ********?

*******, *** *** *** requirements ** ******** ***** be *** ****, **** there *** ** ** some ***** ** ****** the ******, 

***** ****** ******...

*** ********** *** **** of *** ********* ** how ** ** ********** and *****, ***** *** for *********** ****.

*** *.*** *** *** codecs **** ** * first ***** ** *** software ** ********* * stream **** ** ******* in *********, *** ******* in ******* **** ********* than * ********** ************ video ******.

** * **** ****** level **** *********** ****, grouping ***** ** *** less ***********, **** ******** jpeg ******.  ***** **** our ******** ******** *** images, ********* **********, ********* dpi *** ******* ** optimal ******, *** **** using * **** *********** engine **** ** *****, the ****** ** * significant ********* ** **** size, **** ******* ******* impact.  **** *********** *** be **** ** *********, based ** *** *********** of *** ******* *** redundancy, *** ********** ***** a ***** ****** ** getting *** **** *** of *** ***********.  *******, our ******** *** **** parts ******* *** **** compression ******, ** *** engine **** ******** ** an ********** **********, ** predicting *** **** ******* of ******** ********* ******, and ******** ** ** be ******** **** **** a ***** ****** **** as ***/***.

** * ****, ** were ******** ** *********** of * ****** **** could *** ** * file *********** ******, *** the ****** ** *** consumption ********, *** ******* to ******* ****** ** milliseconds, **** ********, ***** cause ***** ******* ** stream ** * *** and/or ***.  *** ** mention ****** ** ******* that ******** **** ** the ***** ** ***** storage *********, *** * lot ** ********.

**** *********** ******** **** amounts ** *** *** memory ** ******* *** best **** ********* ******* when ******* ****** ******* it.  *** ******** **** on ******** **** *** go ** **** ** i9 **********, *** ****** end ***** **** ***** for ****** ***** ************.  Cameras **** ***’* **** the **** ** ********** power *** *** ***** to **** ** * server.

*** **** ** ****** an ********* *** ** compress *** ***** **** + *-***.

*** * ***:

*) *** *** *** choose ******** ** ** application ***** *** ****, to ***** ****? *** you ***** **** *********** method ** ******/******* *****? If ***, ***?

*) **** *** ***** need *.***/*.*** ** ***** MPEG ****** *******?

***** *********. *** ***** you *** *** **********.

*** *** *** ****** security ** ** *********** point *** ****, ** begin ****?

* ********** **** **** in *** ******** ******** for ** *****. ** the **** ** ******* this ********(* ***** ***) I *** ** *********** firm, **** *** *** way ** *************** *********. Storing ***** *** *** full ****** ** ******* of *********** *** ******* of. ********** ** ** done ********** ** ** end ****. ** ******** we ****** * *** in *** ******** (********** archiving) * ***** *** and ******* ** ****** Proactive **** ******* *** Monitoring.

*** *** ***** **** compression ****** ** ******/******* maybe? ** ***, ***?

***** *** *****. * don't *** *** ***. From * ***** ************ side * *** *** speak ** ***** *** I *** *** ** have **** ******** ** companies ** **** ********* for ***** ***** ******* needs.

*) **** *** ***** need *.***/*.*** ** ***** MPEG ****** *******?

**********. ** *** *** create * *** ***** here. *** *** ******** model ** ******, ** stick ** ** ** archiving ********. *** ****** is **** ******, ** as **** ** ** would *** **** ** sell *** ******* *** latest *** ******** ** experience *** ***** **** typically **** ******* ****'* not ******. ** ** suggest **** ** * client ***** * ***** of ***** ***'* ***, do **** ****** **** the ******* *** ***** rate **** *** ****. Serious ****** ***** **** image ******* *** ***** rate ** ******** ** (in ** **********) ********** within * *** ****. Typical ******* *** *** long **** ******* *** more ********.

* **** **** ******* your *********. ***** *** again *** **** ******* and *********.

*** ***** ** *** using ****, ** **** mainly *** ***** *******? I ** ****** ** understand *** ***** *** newer ******* **** ***** codecs?

**** **** **** ** be ********* ** *** performance ** (***-*****) *.*** according ** *** ***** calculator, ***** ***** *** bandwidth *** * ** camera *****/* *** **** activity ** ~** ****, compared ** ***** ** Tom *** ******.

 

* ** *** ****** about **** **** ***** or *****, * ** curious ***** ****** ******** usage.

***** *** *** **** question ****, *** ***** you *** *** **** you *** **** **** for *** **** *** guys **** *** **.  

 

** *** ***** **** I **** ** ***** to ******* *** **** some ********** ** **** you *** *** ******* your ******* ***. 

** * ******* ****, I ***'* *** * lot ** ****** **** references ***** **'* **** for ********* ** ****** pick ****. *** ** anyone *** ** ******* this ** *** ******* commented *** **** *******, I'd **** ** ***. I ***** ***'* *** the ***** ** **** versus ***** ******.

** * ******* *********?

**** **** *** ****** which ******* ** *******

****** *** ****** ** "jpeg" ******** ** ***** cloud

**** ** * *** deal?

**** ** * *** deal?

**** **** ** *********, e.g., **** *** ****:

******** *** *.*** ** H.265 ** ***** ** JPEGs ************* ********* *** JPEGs *** ***** ********** Packages *** ***** ***** LZMA2 **** *********** ***** to ******* ******* ** in *** *****

*** ********* * **** is ************* *** **** is ******** ** ***** codecs, ***** ****** **** for ******* ********** ******* but **'* **** ****** the ****** *** '****', so * ** *** sure *** *** ***** use **** ** *** already **** ***** ***** supporting *******.

***'* *** ***** ** hitting * ******* ***** mark? ** ***** **** is *** ** ** pitched ** ** **** the ***** ****. ***** long **** ******* **** meets * ******* ***********. Some ********* **** ** or *** **** ** storage *** *** ********* to ***** ** ******* for **** *** ******.

** ** ******** ** that ***, *** ***'* you *** ***** ******* durations ** ***** ***** codecs *** ******* ***** storage?

* *** ** *** don't **** ***** ***** supporting ******* *** **'* likely ******* *** ******* to *** **** ** use **** * ******** with ***** ***** *******.

**** * ** *** have **** ********** **** smart ***** *******. **** I *** *** ** that *** ******* *** the ********** **** *** ranges ****** *** ***, from ***, *****, **, hanwha, ****, ******** ***.

* ****** ***** **** I ** *** ****** to ******* ** *** 90 *** ***** *******, the ***** ** *'* not **** *********** ** that *****, ****** *** the ********** ******** ******.

*** ********* ******* *** local ******* ***** ** 6 ****** ***** ******* and ** ** ** as **** ******. ** this ****, *** **** amount ** **** ** have *** ***** ** a * **** ******. So **** ******* ** the ****** *** *** user **** ** *** more ********* ** ******** becomes.h

**** ***** ******* ** what *** ****** ***. For ******* **** ******** of ******* ** **** to ** *** **** cost *********.

***** * ** *** have **** ********** **** smart *****, * ** just ******** ** **** my ******* *** ****** and *****.

...* ** *** **** much ********** **** ***** codec *******.

**** ****** ****** ** commended *** *** *******, unfortunately ** *****’* **** it *** **** **********.

***** ***, * *** appreciate **** **********, ** be *****, * **** not ********** ********* ****. And **** *** **** the ****** ******* ** this **********. * ********** the ********** *** * will **** *** ***** to ** ***** ******** on ********* * *** not ***** ************* **.

** * **** ****** with ******** ** ***********, and ********* ****** ******, the ******** ** ********* smart ***** *** *** solution *** ***** **** up. ** **** ****** and *** **** ********** level ******* ***** ******* camera ********** *** ***** codec ** *** *******.

* *** **** ***(**** experience) **** * ***** side ** ** * lot ****** *** ******* to **** * ****** purchase ** *** ** service ******* ** * full ****** ***********.

* ** ** ** means ******** ** ** a ******** *** ***. As * ****** ******* it ** *** *** 30 ** ** **** that ** ** ******. The ****** *** *********** of ******* *** **** competitive ** ***.

** **** **** ** it, * ***** ** greatful *** *** *********** to **** * ************ with *** *** ** over **** ***** **** both *****.

* **** *** **** *********:)

* *** *** $*** HIK **** ** ********** VMS ****** *** ********* and ************* "****" ***** to ****** *****, ******* and **** *** *******

** ********** **********. *** appreciate **** ********.

*** *** *** ********** do ****, * **** I ****, ** ** integrator.  ** ***** * months * ****** ** 1.2 ********* ** * penny * *** *** month *** *** ** the **** *** *** why ** ***** ****** to ******* **** ** affordable *** **** *** end **** **** *** for.

 

*** ********** ** **** our *********** **** ***** with **** $*** ****** camera **** **** ** $4 *** ***** *** camera *** ** **** cloud *******.  *** ********* requirements ** ******* ******. As ********* ***** * 16 ****** ****** ***** need * *** ****** of ***** *** *** 16 *******. 

** *** ***** **** we *** ***** ** do * **** *** you *** ** **** a **** ********** ** show *** *** ***** of **** ** *****. Please **** **** ** contact ** ** *** have *** *********. 

****** ******* ** *******!

****-**** *******(**** *** *****) and ******** ***** **** VMS

*** ** *** *** compare.

*************, * ** ****** to **** * ***** or ******** ****. *** can *** *** ***** in *** ******* ***** of * ***** ****** which *** **** ********** and ************. *******, *'* a ****** ******** *** you *********** *** ***** quality ** *** ***********? As ********* ***** ** do *** ** *** means *** ** *** a *********** *** *** dvr/nvr/vms ** *** ** addition **.  ** ** claim ** **** *********** hard ***** ***** **** storing *** **** ******* of **** ** ** the *****. ****, ** mentioned ***** ** **** used **** ********** ** show * **********.  ** for ** ******* ** 1080p ** **** *** 1 **** ** ******* we ***** **** **** less **** *** ***** on ** ** ** hours ** ****** * day. 

 

* ***** ** ***** to ** * **** for *** ** *** would ****. 

*** **** **** ** a ******* ******* ** google ***** ******* ** less **** * * days, **** *** **** files ** **?  **** luck ******.

***** ********* *** ******** ;)

 

*** *********** ***** ** very ***********. ******** **** we ******* ****** ** apples ** ******.

***** **** ***** ******* camera ******* ** ******* with ******* ********** ******** for ******** ** ********* of **.***, ***** *****, h.264, ***** (**** (****) avc1, *******, *********, *** kb/s, **.** ***)

******** * **** ******/*** with **** ************ *****: "ffmpeg -* ****.*** -** fps=5 *****%***.*** -***********" *** naturally ****** *******:

******** ***** ** **** compressed

******** * ******/*** **** 2min30sec ********* *** ******. Each ***** ****. ******** with ****** **/***** *********** with *******: ** * -t7z ****.** *.*** -***

********* **** **** - 36.6mb. ******** *** ******* file **** - **.***. Resulting **** ******* ** larger. ** **** ** compress **** **** **** let *** ** ****, resulting **** ***** **.*** - ******* ** **** then ******** *** ****, while ***** ******* ***** be ****** ***.

******** *** *** ** explain **** **** *********** result “**% ******* ** native *.***” ***** ** to ******* *.*** ****** at *****/*** **** ***** in ** *******. *** even ** **** **** just *.*** *********** ***** provide ****** ****** *******/******* wise.

*** **** ** **** case **** *.*** *********** would ******* ****** ****** storage/quality ****.

******. * *** ******* tests *** *** ******* results.

** ****, **** *** placing * *** ** stock ** ***** ********** analysis *** ************.

***** **** *** ******** grouping *** ******, ********* redundancy, ********* *** *** quality ** ******* ******...

****** ***** ****** ** h.265, * ******’* **** close ** **** ******** h.264 ***** *** ******* jpegs *** ** ** max ********. ** ******, depending *** **** *** degrade *** **** *** could *** ***** * suppose.

***, ****, *** **** way **** ****** ** likely ** **** ***** AND ****** *** **** image ******* ** ** you *** ******* ***** streams. *** ******* *.***, no ***.

***** ****** ******** *** optimization **** ** *********** what *.*** **** -****** ************ *** ******** block *****.*.*** ** * ***** compression ** **** ** JPEG. ***** ** ********. For ***** ***** - storage ** * ***** cost, ********* ** * bottleneck *** ********* ***** stream *********** ** ****** a *******.

** ** ******* **** questions **** ******* ***** by ******:

*) *** *** *** choose ******** ** ** application ***** *** ****, to ***** ****? *** you ***** **** *********** method ** ******/******* *****? If ***, ***?

*) **** *** ***** need *.***/*.*** ** ***** MPEG ****** *******?

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

*** ***’* ********* ******* a ***** *.*** (**** without ***** *****) **** (maybe ** *******?) *** its ************* ***** ******* of *****??

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