School District RFP Examined

Author: John Honovich, Published on Nov 07, 2010

In this note, we examine a County's RFP for school district video surveillance. This specification requests both access control and video surveillance software. It's not much of a specification, though, as the requirements are extremely vague. For background, review the School District RFP document.

Here is the County's current conditions / needs:

  • *** ******* ************ ** *** **** ******* *** *** ****** control ******.
  • *** *** ****** *** ****** ******* ******** ***** ****************. ***** *** *** '***-*****' ****, ****-* ** *******.
  • *** ****** ******* *** * ******* *** * *** (******* Area *******) ** *** ******** **** *** ******* ************ *** storage.
  • *** *** ** ****** ** *** ********* ** *** *** software. ** ******* **** **** *** ****** *** ***** ********** but **** ** *** ********** ********.
  • *** *** ** *** ******** ****** ********* ******** * ********* building **************. *** *** ****** **** ****** ******** ** ****** independently.

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

  • *** **** ** ****** ** ***********. ***** ** ****** **** many ********* **** ** ******** ****** *** '****** ***************' ****** where ******* *** *********, **** ** * **** *** ** communicate ************ ** ** *** ** ********* *** *********** *** may ******* ********** ** ************* **************.
  • *** **** *********** *** *** *** ** **** ** ******** the ***** *****. ****, ** ******, ******** **** ** ******** ** **** a ***** *** ***** ***** ******* **** ***** ****** ****.
  • ** ********** *** ****** **** **** ***** ****** ********** **** the ***. **** **** ***** ******* **** *******.
  • ** *** ****** ***** **************** ******* *** ******* ******* ****** a **** ** ******* *** ******* ******, **** **** ****** certainly **** ** ****** *** **** ***/****** ******* ******* (**** if **** ******** *************).
  • ***** *** ******'* *** *** ***** ** ****** ****** ** wonder *** ***** *** ******'* *** ** *** *** **** they ***** **** ** ****** ** ** *********** *** ************ ******. The ************* ** **** ******* ******* ***** *** **** ********** located ****** ** **** ****** (***** ***** ** ****** ** eliminate ******* ***** ******* *** **** *** ***).
Login to read this IPVM report.
Why do I need to log in?
IPVM conducts unique testing and research funded by member's payments enabling us to offer the most independent, accurate and in-depth information.

Related Reports

Access Controller Software Guide on Dec 11, 2017
Properly configuring access controllers software is key to a professional access system. These devices have fundamental settings that must be...
Access Control Course Winter 2018 on Dec 07, 2017
Learn more below about the Winter 2018 IPVM Access Control Course. Register here. IPVM offers the most comprehensive access control course in...
D-Link ONVIF Switch Tested on Dec 04, 2017
D-Link's surveillance switches claim to "enhance ease of use and streamline management" for network administrators, with simplified UIs and...
ZKAccess Control Tested on Dec 04, 2017
China manufacturer ZKTeco / ZKAcces has been expanding in the West, offering a low-cost access control platform. But how good is it? And how does...
Top Recommended Home Video Surveillance Systems By Integrators on Dec 01, 2017
Friends regularly ask security integrators for their recommendations for video surveillance systems, trying to tap into the expertise of their...
Hikvision Door Station Tested on Nov 30, 2017
Hikvision has entered the video intercom market, aiming to bring the race to the bottom to a whole new audience. To see how it stacks up, we...
Hikvision Vulnerability Permits Wi-Fi Attack on Nov 28, 2017
Hikvision acknowledged a Wi-Fi cyber security vulnerability on November 27, 2017. No special passwords, text strings, or programming...
Hazardous & Explosion Proof Access Control Tutorial on Nov 27, 2017
Controlling access to hazardous environments require equipment meeting specific ratings that certify they will not start fires. Understanding those...
Camera Multi-Streaming Usage on Nov 22, 2017
IP cameras typically support multiple streams, allowing a single camera to transmit multiple streams at different resolutions, frame rates and even...
Law Breaking Longse Enters USA on Nov 22, 2017
Longse has established itself as world class, at least in spamming the industry, ripping off Milestone and Video Insight as well as Hikvision. But...

Most Recent Industry Reports

Testing DMP XTLPlus / Virtual Keypad Vs Alarm.com & Honeywell on Dec 13, 2017
DMP has a strong presence in commercial intrusion alarms, but not in residential. However, the company's XTLPLus wireless combo panel and Virtual...
Hiring Camera Calculator Product Manager on Dec 12, 2017
We are working on making the Camera Calculator even better and hoping you can help us find the right person to join our team. IPVM is hiring a...
Testing $20 WyzeCam, The Money Losing Amazon Vet Startup on Dec 12, 2017
This startup is perfecting the old adage: We lose money on every sale, but make it up on volume But it is no joke. The company, Wyze Labs, is...
Xiongmai New Critical Vulnerability - Same Manufacturer Whose Products Drove Mirai Botnet Attacks on Dec 12, 2017
The Chinese manufacturer whose products were primarily responsible for the 2016 Mirai botnet attack has a new critical vulnerability, confirmed by...
Robot Vandalism on Dec 11, 2017
Vandalism of security systems is a common concern. It is so common that camera vandalism statistics show that designers routinely sacrifice camera...
Access Controller Software Guide on Dec 11, 2017
Properly configuring access controllers software is key to a professional access system. These devices have fundamental settings that must be...
2018 Video Surveillance Cameras Overview on Dec 11, 2017
This report concisely explains the developments for surveillance cameras offered in 2017 and the state of offerings going into 2018, including...
Imperial Capital Security Investor Conference Review on Dec 08, 2017
Investment bank Imperial Capital holds an annual Security Investor Conference where 60+ companies present, including this year: IPVM bought a...
Integrator GPS Vehicle Tracking Statistics and Success Examined on Dec 08, 2017
GPS vehicle tracking is a growing but somewhat controversial topic. On the plus side, tracking may increases productivity by providing greater...

The world's leading video surveillance information source, IPVM provides the best reporting, testing and training for 10,000+ members globally. Dedicated to independent and objective information, we uniquely refuse any and all advertisements, sponsorship and consulting from manufacturers.

About | FAQ | Contact