Schmode is Back, Aims To Turn Boulder AI Into Giant

By John Honovich, Published Sep 16, 2019, 12:12pm EDT

One of the most influential and controversial executives in the past decade is back. Bryan Schmode ascended and drove the hypergrowth of Avigilon in the first half of the decade. After 4 years of 'relaxing', he is now back, becoming CEO of Boulder AI.

Schmode is Back

Based on IPVM's interview with Schmode and Boulder AI founder Darren Odom, we examine their ambitious plans.

Background ******* ** - *****

******* ******* ******* ** is, ** ***** ******, confusing.******* ** (******** ****)** * ***** ******** of ********** **** ******** systems, *.*. *** ****** shown ** *** *****. While *** ********** **** factor *** ******* ** learn ******** ******* **-****** have ********* ********, **** is ********* ******* ** hard, ******** ********, *** a ****-****** ******** **** Avigilon.

Big *****

*******, ******* **** **** have **** ****** ***** than *******'* ******* ***** offering, ********** **** **** are ****** *** ******** of ******** ** ****** revenue ** '*********** *** more'.

New ****

********** ***** *** *****, the ******* ******** *** name **** ** ******* from ******* ** ** a ***** ****.

No ******* ***

**** *** *** *** sharing ******* ***** *** new ******** ****** **** new ******** *** ******, the ******** **** ********* "physical ******** *** *** markets" *** **** ** will **** ********** *** industrial ************.

** *** *** **** CEO ** ******* **** so **** ****** *********** to *** **** ** details ***.

Tech **********

*** ******** ** ******* is **** ** ***** Schmode * ********** ********** to ***** ****. ***** Boulder *** **** * niche ********, ** **** heard **** ******** ******* within **** *****.

** ******, *** ******** becomes *** **** *** build **** **** ********** into * *******, ****** offering.

Product / ****** *** ********

*** ********** ******* *** with ******** ** **** (1) ******* / ****** fit *** ******* *********** and **** ** (*) earlier **** ***********. **** Avigilon, **** **** ***** with * ********* ***-**-*** solution, ********* * ****** foundation *** *****-******.

**** ******* (** ******** the **** **** ******), the ******** ** ******* or *** ******* ** al. *** **** ******* / ****** *** *** the *** ********** ****** strategy.

Sales ************

******* ** **** ****** for ******** ** ********** sales ************ *** *******. This **** ** ** interesting ******* ** *** evolve **** *** **** take **** **** ** they ******* ***** ******** offering.

*******'* ** ** ***** and ********* ******* *****, *** ****** **** summer, ********** ******* ** OnCam *** ****.

*******

******* ** ************* ***** **** **** received **** ******* **** Colorado's ********** ****. ***** the ************ **** *** mention ** ******, *** company ******** ** *** received ***** ** * million ** ******* ** far.

**** ***********, *** ******* says ** ** ******* on ****** * ********** for *** ***** **** of **** **** **** would **** **** *** more ********* ****.

*******

** ********* *** ** appetite ***** *********** *** users *** ********* *** platforms, ** *** **** to *** ****** *** the ******** ** ********-********** platforms *** **** ***** innovative *******. ********, ******* certainly *** ** ************* of **** *** ****** wants *** *** ** build * ***** *** operations ****** ** ******* growing **** * *** entrant.

*******, ******* **** **** to ** **** **** he *** *** ** before - ** ******* and ********* * ****-****** competitive ******** **** ** strong *** ***** ****** that ** *** **** advantage ** *** ***** and *********** *********. *** that ** **** ** it **** ** *********** to *** *** ** evolves **** *** **** year.

*** ******* **** **** will ** ******** ** coming ******, ********* ******* or ** *** ****.

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**** *** ** ***** cameras

*** ******? ** **** wait ***** ***** *** pivot / *** *** to **** ***** **** have ******* **** **** have ********* *** ****** up ***** **** ** more ******* **********.

** *** **** ********* claims ********* ** **** thread, *** *** *** way *** **** ** comes ** ******** ************.

****, ** **** ******** your ******* ** **** thread, *** *** ***** your *** ********** *** if ****** **** ** read ****, ****'* ****.

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**** ******* ** ****** the *** *** **** results, ** ********* ** see **** *********** ********* test ******* ** ******** applications ** *** ********** perimeters.

* **** *** ******* a ******* ** *** as * **** ** need ** ** ** I ** ****** ******** out **** **** ********* like ****** **** ***** 178 ***** **** *** of ******** ***** ** they **** ** *** past.

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***? ****** *******. **** of *******, ********* **********. Or ***** * **** don't ********** **** **** getting **.

** **** **** ****** impact ** ***** ********** other **** ******/****** **** speed *** ******* ********* to ***** *****.

*** *** *** ******** for ****** ***** **** management *** **** *** have ******* ** ******* adequately ***** *** ** gone ******* **** ********* route *** ***** **** management *** **** ****, "current ********* ********* ******* with ******* ***** ************" mean?

*** *** ***'* ********* under ********? *** ****** itself ** ********. **** all **** ** ** doing ****. **** ************ is ***** ** ****** that?

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* **** * ******* you *** ********** ** a ******* ****.

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******* ** ****** ** 60fps !********* *********** ** around ******* ***** *** amount ** ******* ***** a *** ** *********

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******* ** ****** ** 60fps !********* *********** ** around *******...

******* *.*. ** **** claim. (** ***** ** Bryan *.)

** ***** ****** ******* did **** *****?

** *** **** **** has * ** **** at *****, *** **** have **** **@***** *******, as * ****** ******* is **** *****-****** *******:

***** **** ******** ** 2x *** ***** *********, most ****** * *** less ** *** ****** become **** ******* ** the ******** ******* **** decreases, ***** ***** **** h.26x ****** **** **** differences ** ****** ** the *-******.

** ***** ****** ** 20Mbps **** ***.

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******: **, **-*** ***, 60FPS **** ******* ***** sensor

**** **** ***** ************ as **** ***** *** cemetery's

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

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****’* ***-*** ****** ******* 4K **** ***** ****** at ********* ****** ******* 240Mbps (@***) ** ******* (@60P) ****** *** ******. PWS-4400 ****** ******** ***** operating ****** ** **** to ** ******** *** 4K **** ********** ********. Bitrate *** ** *** the ***** ********** ***** throughout *** ***********. ******* for ***** ** ******** as * ********** ******* as **** *** **** widely **** ** *** broadcast ********. *************, ** suffice ******** *** **** for ** ***, **** times ** ********** *** double *** ***** **** would ******* ***** ***** of ****. **** **** up ** *******, ************, 25% ** *** **** can ** ******* ***** on ******** ********** *** progressive ***** ******** ** interlace.

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****’* ***-***...

***’** ** *** ***** forum. **** *** ** about ******** *******, *** broadcast *******.

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**** **** *** ******** business !!!

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*** ***'* *** ***** your *** ****** ***** your *******. **** ***** have ******* ** ** with **** ******.

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*** *** ** ?

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*** ***** ***** ** the ****** ** **** it ********* *** ***** at *** **** ** you *** **** ******* metadata *** ***** ******* across *** *******.

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** ***** *** ***** in *** ** ****** can *** *** ** these ******* ?

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***** ****** * ****'* realize *** *** *** built **** *** ****** and *** ******** *** the *** ****** ***

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**** ** *** **** your ******** **.

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********** ** ********, (***) Marvell ******* * *** cost ***** **** ******* to ***** *** ******** 10 **** *** **** why *** *** ** the ***** **** ***** use ** *** ******** as **** **** ***** to ************ **** ************* coupled **** ********* ******** and *********** *************

******* * ****** ********* NVR ** * */**** of *** ***** *** 5 ***** *** *********** of ********

***** ****** ********* **** inevitably ******* **** ********* !!!

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*** ******** *****'* *** SQL....

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*** ****** ***** ** that **** **** **** 1/10th ** *** ***** offer ** ***** *** performance ** *** ***** more **** ********* **** a ***** ** *** coming

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"******* * ****** ********* NVR ** * */**** of *** ***** ***5 ***** the performance of Avigilon"

"**** **** **** */**** of *** ***** *****10 ***** the performance so 100 times more cost effective than a vigil on are coming"

** ************* ** ******* or ** ***'** ******* this ******* *******' *********** specs.

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*** ******** ** * VMS ******** **** **** on **** ******* ** Windows/Linux **********. ** ***'** saying ***** ** * new ****** ******* **** coming? **** *** **** used ********?

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*** ** **** ***** I *** **** ** at ****** *** ****** for **** *** **** or *********

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** *** **** ******* Avigilon *** *** *** your ******* **** ***. What ** *** **** to **** ** **** statements?

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*** ******* ** ***** ex-Avigilon ***** ******* *** point * ** ****** is **** ******* ****** in *** **********, ************ in **********. ** ** Schmode ** ********** ** our ********** * ***** be ********* ** **** with ***.

********** ********** ** ******. having ***'* **** *** large *** ********* * can ****** *** **** are ********** ** *** technology

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** ***** ******** ** interested **** ** **** company **** *** **** do *** ** ** this *******?

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******* ***** ** ** Ultrastream *******

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*** ** **** ***** I *** **** ** at ****** *** ****** for **** *** **** or *********

**** ** ****?

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

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******

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***** ****** ********* **** inevitably ******* **** ********* !!!

“**** *********”******** ****** ********* *******.

**** *** ****,

***** *** *****,

**** *** ******** *****,

** **** *** ******** writes.

“*** ** ** ***” taken **** *** “************ of **** ******* *** Poetry”

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*** **** *** *** 20th *******!! ** *** in *** **** ******* but *** *** ***** in **** **** ******* is *** *** ** Avigilon's ************

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*** **** *** *** 20th *******!! ** *** in *** **** ******* but *** *** ***** in **** **** ******* is *** *** ** Avigilon's ************

*** ** **** **** most ***’* ***’* *** windows, *****?

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***** ** **** **** Silicon ***** ******* **** is **** ** ****** shops **** ******* ********* for *** **********

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***** ****** ********* **** inevitably ******* **** ********* !!!

* ***'* ***** "***** stream *********", ** ***** I ******* *** **** just ******* *** ***** stream **** ******** ** disk, *** **** **** an ************* *****. *** still **** ** ****** some **** ** ***** that ***** *** ***** on **** ** **** time **:**.** *** ****** X, ** ** **** points ****** ******** ** Camera *, ***.

* ** *** * VMS *********, *** ** understanding ** **** *** throughput *** *********** ****** have ******** **** ****** the ***** ******** *** management **** **** ****** video ***** ******* **** the *** ** *** disk.

** *** **** * line ** **** ***** that ********* **** ***** management, ** ***** ** disruptive. ** *** *** alluding ** **** ***** hardware ************, *'* *** sure **** **** **** much ******, ** ******* have ******* ****** **** can ****** *** ****** data ****** **** **** VMSes *** **** **.

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*** *** ************ ******** is ** *** ******** that ** *** ******* of *** ********** **********

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* ***** ***** (*** Bryan) ** ******* *****... though * ** *** a *** ********* ******.

"*** ***** **** ** create **** **** ** index **** ***** *** where ** **** ** find **** **:**.** *** Camera *, ** ** what ****** ****** ******** on ****** *, ***."

*** ** * ****** a ******** **** ****** system ******** *** ****** related ** ******** ***** (like ****** ********, *** info, *********, *** ***).- it ** *** **** to ***** *** ***** files **********. ** ****** used ** ** *** same ***** ****** ******** moved ** ***.

*** *** ****** **** your *********** ** *** indexing ****** **** ******* to ******** ******** ********** 10 ****?

**** ** **** ******** is **** ** ******* combine **** ******** (*** commonly ****** ** *** databases) ** '*****' ***** vs *******, *** **** that ******** ******** **********?

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** *** **** * line ** **** ***** that ********* **** ***** management, ** ***** ** disruptive.

*** *** “**********” ***** it ****** **? ***’* say **** *******’* **** allows ***** ******** ** video ** * *** that ** ******** ** FAT, ********** ******, *-****, c-tree, **** ** ******** out *****. ***’* **** say **’* ** **** that ** *** ** this ** **** *** and ******* ****.

**** **** **** **** for *** ******* ***? that * $*** *** can ****** * *** more ********?

**** *** **** ** going *’* ****** **** thread ** ****** ************ out ** ******* ****...

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

**. *****'* *********** **** zero ** ** **** the **

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** *** ******** **** Boulder ** *** **** something * ****** **** than * *** ****** NVR

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

“******* ****** *** **** Under **** ** **** Boulder”

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#*, *** ****** * years *** *** ****** and ****'* *** *** got? *** **** ***'** happy.

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****, * **** **** talking **** ***** ***** this *** ******* * year, ****** ** *** officially *** *** ****** more ** * **********. He ****** *** ******** deck *** ***** **** me ***** * ***** ago, ***** **** *** much **** ** *** coming ****** *** ****** strategy.

*** **** **** ********* did ****** ******* **** on ***** **** ********** be * **** **** of *** *****, *** I ***** **** **** will ** **** **** a "********" **** *** actual "*******". * ******* they **** **** ***** stage **** ******* ** the ***** ** ******* a **** ******* ** the *** ********/***** ** front ** *********, ***** is ******* **** ** what **** *** ***** leading ** ** *** formal (**)******.

**********, ***** * ***'* say * ***** *** right *** ***** **** Schmode ** ***** **** BoulderAI, * ** ***** that **** **** * strategy **** **** ***** on *** ** **** current ******** ******, *** in * ******** ***** direction.

* **** ***** **** Adam ******* **** *** poll ******** ** * bit ** * ******, I ** *** ***** Schmode ** *********** ****** to ***** *** **** Avigilon, *** * ** think *** *** ******* has *** ********* ** be ** ********** ** Avigilon ** *** ******* it ** * ****** of *** ********** ** is, ** *** **** of *** ******** ****** share ** ********. *'* not **** ** ***** to ** ******* ******* IPO *** **** ****, and * ******'* ***** him *** **** :)

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**** ******* **** ** poach *** ****** ********** from********************?

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* ***** ******* ** the *********** ***** **** to **** **. ** laughed ** **.

** *****, ******* ******* to **** **** ** sales **** **** ** going ** **...

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* ***** ******* ** the *********** ***** **** to **** **...******* ******* to **** **** ** sales **** **** ** going ** **...

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* ***'* **** *****, but * ** **** BoulderAI *** * ***** he'll **** *** **** cut *** *** ***. Despite *** **** **** BoulderAI *** ******** ** 2017 ** ****.*** (****.***/*******/******), it *** *** ******* much **** * ******** company ******** * ***** camera **** ** **** model ** ******* **. Stepping **** * ***** stage ***** ** **** one *******/***** ******/** ******** is * *** ********* than ********. **** **** I **** **** **** about ***** - ** was **** ** **** in *** ****** ********'* then ************ ************ **'** **** *** same ****** ** ********* if *** ******* ** going ** ** * success.

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**** **** * **** been **** ***** ***** - ** *** **** to **** ** *** manage ********'* **** ************ *********...

***** ** ******* ** get ***** ** ***...

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***** **. ******* ********* had * ******** **** during *** ****** ** Avigilon - ***** **** the ********** *** ******** of *** ** ********** becoming ********- *'* ******* *** Boulder ***** *** ******* ***** *** ** new *******.

*** ***** - ** he *** ********** ****. But ***? ****** ** experience ** ****?

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

**** - ******** ****** stop *********** *****'* ****. thank ***.

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*'* ******* *** ******* chose *** ******* ***** *** ** new *******.

*** ***** - ** he *** ********** ****. But ***? ****** ** experience ** ****? ***** risky ** **.

* ***'* **** *** they **** ** **** but ********* ********, **** is ******. ****** ******* - *** ** *** offensive *********** ** * championship **** *** **** up * *** ** points. **** ** ***** for *** **** ***, he's ***** ** **** to ** *** **** coach *** *** ***** teams **** **** ** get ******* **** ***** of ********** **** **** to **** *** **** coach.

** ******, **** ***** fail, **** **** ** the ****** *******, *** given ***** ******* ** is (***** ******) *** what ******* *** ****, it's * ********** **** that ** ***** ****** if ******* ***** ** be ****** ***.

** **** **** ***** have ********** *******...

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** ** ******** ******** in *** ********* *** the ****** *. *** challenge ** *** *** founder *** ** **** aside *** *** ******* else *****...*** ** **** to **. ***** *** find ******* ** *** same ********* ** ******** where *** ******* ******* (once ****** *** ****** in *** ***** *********) that ** ***** ** drive.

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*'* ******* *** ******* chose *** ******* ***** *** ** new *******.

* ***'* **** *** sure, *** * ***** it *** ***** ** part ** *** ********** work ** *** ***** with **** ***** ** this ******, ** ****'* just **** **** ****** him ** ****** **** an ******.*** *** *******.

*** ***? ****** ** experience ** ****?

*** ***** *** *** to ********** **** * first *** ** ***, right? **'* *** **** you ******** **** *** college ***** ** "******" and ** ***** **** a *** ****. *** what *** **** ***** Schmode, ** *********, *** I ***** *** **** and *********** ** ******** more **** ********* *** for * *** **** at * **** ******* start-up.

**** - ******** ****** stop *********** *****'* ****. thank ***.

****, **** ** ****** it *****, **** ** you ******? ;)

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****, **** ** ****** it *****, **** ** you ******? ;)

***’** ********* ****** **** it ***** ** *** correct ******** ;)

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** ********* **** ********* now *** ** **-******* and **-******** ***** **** made ****

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

******* **

********

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**** ****, *******!

**** ** ******* *********** in ****-****, **** *** classic *********:

** *** ******** ******* version:

**** **** *** ********, a ****** ** ******* are *******,

*) ******* *** ***** a ****** ****/******, ********** in *** ** ******** super-resolution ************.

*) ******* ******** ** 33% *** ******** ******** of *** **** ** upgrading *** **** ******** fastener ** *** *** of *******, ** * Torx ******** **** *** other ***. ******** ** may *** *********** ****, it ***** **** ***** it...

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*** ******** ****** ***** interesting.

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** ******* ******** ****:**-******* ******* ****** ***** Resolution ******* ********. **** **** ** from **** ***, ******* with *** ********* ** Entropix, ***** ******* *** not ********* ******** *** (though **** **** * have *****, ** **** be ****).

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***'* **** ** *** the ********** ***** ****** by ****.***. * ******* we'll ** ******* * bit...

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**** ** ******** ** let ** **** **** you *** ***** ** make * **** ** NVR's

*** *** ****

*******

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******* *** **** ******* AI:

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*** '*** ****' ******* of ********** ** ************ *** ****** - their ***.

* ****** ** ******* was **** ******** ** that *******....

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*********'*** ** ********* ****, ****.

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