European Mega Security Firm Verisure Pushing Security Fog

By: Dan Gelinas, Published on Sep 17, 2018

The European mega security firm Verisure (Securitas Direct), with a reported 2 million customers, is pushing security fog, as shown in this BBC clip:

Security fog has been around and debated for many years but never with the push of such an established and large provider.

Indeed, Verisure tells IPVM that security fog adoption has been great.

In this note we look at:

  • What Kinds Of Solutions Are Available
  • What Are The Problems
  • What Do Central Stations Think
  • Is There A Demand

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******** *** *** **** around *** ********** **** ***** *** never **** *** **** of **** ** *********** and ***** ********.

******, ******** ***** **** that ******** *** ******** has **** *****.

** **** **** ** look **:

  • **** ***** ** ********* Are *********
  • **** *** *** ********
  • **** ** ******* ******** Think
  • ** ***** * ******

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ZeroVision (******* *******-******** ***)

***** ******** *** ******** is **************** **** ******** ******, ************ ** *** video *****:

********, ** ********* ******, is ******** & ******** ********, just **** **********.

** ***** *** ******* they *** *** **. 1 ******** ******* ** Europe. ******** **** ** that *** ********** *******, which ** **** ** residential *** ***** ********** customers *** ** ******* cost ******** ** £*** (~$523), ** ** ******** part ** ****** ***** system **** ****. ***** is **** * *********, video-monitoring ****** **** ******** could *** ***** ***** "that ******* ******** ** the ****** ** ******* they ******* *** ****** wildly."

*** ******** ** ****** ZeroVision. **** ** *** UK, ** **** ******** it ** ****. *** in *****, ***** ** introduced **, **'* **** out ***** ******* ****. It’s **** *****! ** have * **% ******** rate. **, **% ** new ***** ******* ********** in *** *******.

******** ********* ******* *********** intrusion *********, ***** **********, ZeroVision, ********* ***** ******** and ********* **** *****, as ****.

SmokeCloak ******** ********

*** **** *****, ** both ***** ** *** Atlantic, **** ********* **** marketed ******** ***. *** most ******* ********* ** Europe *** **** '**********' who *** ** ******* demonstration ** *****, ** the ***** ***** ************:

*** ***** **** ** 2009, ***** ******** **** "*** ****** ** *** security ********", ******** *** ******** quite ******* ** ***.

HotZones (***** *********-******** ***)

******* ********, ****** **** far ******* ******** ************* ****** ***** *********-******** smoke ******. ***** ********** follow *** ******** ** camera *** ****** **** HotZone ** *** *********** reaches **** ****, ** shown ** ** *** video ** * ****** lockdown:

*** ****** ***** **** it ***** ** *********, but **** * ***** $400,000 ***** ***, *** may ** *******. ******* with ******* ******* *** security, ******* ***** ** more *********** ********* **** access *******, ***** ************ and ******,*******-***** ****** ******** ********.

What *** *** ********

****** ********** ** ******** fog**** ***** * ****** of ******** ** ********** acceptance ** ******** ***, including ******** **** **** Chiefs ***** ******* **:

**** ****** **** *********** with ***** **********:

******, **** *********** **** the ******** ** * concern.

********, ********** *** *** central ******* ********, ***** responder ** ***-**** ********** the ********* *** ***** could ** ********. ******** Fog ***** **** ** a **** *******, ** the ********* ******* ** the *** ***** ***** clear:

******** **** **** **** the ********** ***** ***** can **** ** ** 4 ***** ** ******** in ** ******** ****.

***** ** **** *** fact **** ** **** cases ****** ***** ******* - ******* ******* *******, first ********* ** *** user - *** ** manually ******** *** ***** countermeasure ***** ** **** they *** ** ******. In * ****** *******, how **** * ******* station **** ******* ** not *** ******** **** see ** ****** ** a ******* *******, ****** disgruntled ******* ** * young-looking ******** *** *** no ******** ***** *****? In *** *** **** deployment, *** ******* **** school ********* ***** **** already ********* * ******** condition ***** ***** **** camera ****** ** ***** responders. *** ** **** know *** *** *********** is? ** ** ****** the ******** ***** ** filled **** ********, *******, and ***** ** **** scramble ** *** ** safety. ** *** *** Zones *** ******** **** bystanders ** *** *****, how **** **** ** able ** *** ** get ** ******? ***** questions **** ** ****** of ********* *** *** one ******* *** ******.

********, **** ** ***** to *********, **** ***** the ********, ******* ** would-be ****** *** ******* or ***** ******* ****** to ****** **** **'* blind ** ****** **********. Does ** ** *** family **** * ***** to ***? **** ** perhaps **** ** * concern ** ******** ********* in *** ** ***** is **** *********.

What ** ******* ******** *****

** ******* ******** *** spoke ** **** ********* were *** ********** ** offering ******** ***:

****** ******* ******* **** not **** *** ******* utilizing ******** *** **** we *** ***** ** and ***** *** **** no ******** ** ********* about **** *******/******* **** our *******.

* ** *** ***** of *** ********** ******* supporting **** *******/******* ** this ****.

- ****** ********, ***

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

**'* ********* ** *********** concept. ***** *** * few ********:

  • *** *** *** *** off *** ******** **** of ******* (*.*. ***** detector)
  • * ****** **** *** fog ** **** ** breathe
  • ** *********** *** ** scene, ** **** ** arrive, **** ***** ****** their ******* ** **** in *** ********/*** **** is *********
  • *** *** ***** ****** our ******* ** * CS ** ******** ** view/record **** ** ********* on *****. **** ***** impact * ****** ******** case (***** *********) ** well ** *** ******* to ** *** *** real-time

** *** *** ** opportunity ** ******* **** devices, ** ***** **** it, *******, ***** *** just **** ******** **** the ************* *** *** designer ** *** ****** at *** **** ***** need ** ********. ***** would ** *****-**** **** a ****** **** ****.

- ***** ******, ***

******* ****** ** * 'liability *********', ********* ** to ***** *****:

* ****** * ******** used **** ** *** late ********. **’* * liability ********* ** * recall. ******* ****** **** your *****, *** “*** bomb” **** *** *** they ***** ***** **** tripping **** * ******** unit. **** ** *** blanks. * ****** ****** found ****:*****://***********.*******.***/*/*****-*****/.* ** *** ********** in ***** *********** *** triggering * *** ****** at ** *** **** site **** *'** ******** there's ******** ********. ** my ********* **** ** our ********* **** **** asked *** ********* **** this.

- ***** *******, ******** Alarm

*** *** ******* ***** life ****** ********:

*** *** **** ****** for * **** ****, haven’t **** * *** of ******** **** **, in **** ***** *** areas ***** **’* *** allowed ******* ** *** affect ******’* ******* ** egress *** ******** *** in ********, ** **** set *** *** ***** or **** ********* ** the ********. * ** sure ***** *** ************ that **** ***** ***** but ** *** ** have *** **** ** being ****, ***** ** also * *** ****** that ** ***** ******** that ****** ** *** when ** ****** ******* is ** *** ********, a ***** ** *** same ***** *** *** make **** *****.

- ****** ******, ***** Response **********

*** ********** *** ***** be *********** *** ** Verisure *** ******** ** sell *** ****** **** successfully, ** *** ***** security *** ** ****** a *****.

Poll / ****

Comments (8)

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** ** **** ** * ******* **** ******* ** ** filed.

* ******* ** ***** ** **** *** **** ***** ****** that ******* ******** **** ******. ******* **** ********** ** ******* thing ***** ***** ***** **** ** *****.

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** *** *** ** ***** **** *** *** *** ** outwon **** * ******* ****** (***** ***** ** ****** *** there's ****** ** ****** ***** **)

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***** ***** **** **** **** * ******* **** ***** ********** usually ** **** ** ******** ** *** ***** ** ****. These ******* **** ***** *** ******** ** ********* *** *** it *****.

***** ***** ****** ***** ********** ***'* ****** *** **** ** repair *** ** ******** *** ********* ********* ****** ********* ** some *****.

***** ***** *** ****** *** *** **** ********* **** **** often ****. **** ** **** **** ********* ** * *** less ********* ******* **** *** ** ***.

**** ****. ** *** ** *** ******* ******* *****,***** ************, *** ***** *********** *** **** **** ** *** **** *****. *'* ***** the ** ** **** ********* **** *** **, ** *** commonplace ** *********, ****** ******* ******* ****** *** **** ***** retail *******.

*** ** **** ***** ** *** ***** ***** ** ** meaningful “***** *********” *** ******* ***** *******. ***** *** ****** without *********** ** *********** ** * ***** ******. ********* ***** means *** **** ** *** **** ****. ***** ***** ** be * ****** *** **** ***** **********.... **** **** *** compatible ******.

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