Silicon Valley Startup Targets Neighborhood Surveillance

By Carlton Purvis, Published Jan 16, 2014, 12:00am EST (Info+)

Silicon Valley is warming up to the surveillance market, seeing the potential of consumers to embrace the technology. One application that has significant potential is neighborhood watches - using connected cameras so that neighbors can keep an eye out for any problems - something that we have described as "Virtual Neighborhood Watches".

Now one startup, Koozoo, [link no longer available] a San Francisco startup, is deliver just that. In this note, we break down their service, positioning and potential.

** ******* *** ** * **** iOS *** ******* *** ****************** *******. ******* *** ****** *****, but **** **** ****** *****.**** ******* ***** ***** ***** ***** pitch:

An ******** ** ***** *** ***

***** ***********, ***** **** *** * map *** * ****** ********** **** each *** *****. ** *** ***** you *** *** *** **** *** cameras ** *** *********.

***** *** **** ****** ** **** want ***** ***** ** ** ****** or ******* (** ****** ***** *******) and *** ********* *******:

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

*** ***** *** ****** ** * member’s ******* ****** **** ****** **, but *** ********* ***** ** *** stored, ** ********* *** **** ******** earlier ***** ** *** ***** *** car **** ***** ** *** *********.

Security ************

**** ********'************ **** ***** *** ******* ** a ******** *******. *** ***** ***** ** from * **** ** *** ********* that *** * ****** ******* ** a ****** *********** *** ****** ** a ********.

**** ****** ******** ****** ******** *** street *******. ** ******** ** ******* apps **** ********, ***** ********** ** *** *** ******* ** security *******,******** ****.

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

 

*************, **** ** ***** ** ************* content, ** **** ***** ** ****** are ******* ** ******* *** ***** content. *** ******* *** ****** *********.

*** *** ****** ****** ******, * only ***** ** ***** -- **** from ******* ******* ** *** ********* and *** **** ** ****** ** Austin, **. ************, * ****’* **** any ***** ** *** *** *** entire **** *****, ******** ******* ****** why *** ******* ******* ** *****.

********

********* *** ********* ** * ******** service, *** ******* ******* *** ***** and ***** ** ***** ***** ************ to ************ ************ *** $** *** month, *** ******. ** *** ***** away **** ******** *********** ** ******** grade ************ *******. 

"*** *** ***** ******, *** **'** still ********** **, *** ****** ******* the ***** ** *** ***** ********** and ************ *****," **** *** **** Sechrist ** * ***** *********.

*******

**** ** *** *******, ********* *** shift **** ************ ***** ** ************ surveillance **** *** **** ********* ******** until ***.******** ***** ******* *** *** ******* on ********* *** ****** *** ******* profitable.*** *** **** *** **** ** ads, **-*** ******** ** ******* * paid ************.

Pilot *******

*** ******* ******** ****** ** **** the****** ****** **** ************ ************* ***** *** *** *****.

********* ** *** ************ ***** ***** can **************** ********** ** **** ***** **************** *** **** *** ******* ****** on * ************ ****** *** ***** days. *** ****, **************** ******** **** ** $** *** month, *** ******. *** **** ******* can ** ****** ** ************ ***** and ************ ******** *** **** ***** clips ******** ** *** *********** ******* the ***. **** *** *** ******** residents *** *** ******* ****** *** pilot.

********

***** ** *** ***** ** ********** neighborhood ************, **** ***** ** *********** for******** *******. ***** ***** ******* *** not ******* **** ****** ***** **** ** their$*.* ******* **** ************* ****. ***, **** *** ******** to ********* ** *** ** ****** of ******** ******** ************ ***** ********* for ******** *******. ** ** *** clear *** **** **** ************* ** catch ** ** ****** *** ******* offer ****. ****, **** ************ ************ help *** ** **** ** **** it ** **** *********** *** **** to ********** / **** **** *********?

**********, ** ** ********/ ***** ********* ******* ** * very **** ******** *** ************ ************ because ** ********* ********** ******* ** and ******* ***** ** ***** *****, two ****** **** **** ************ **** very ******* (***** ** *** *** city ******* **** ***** **** ** thousands *** ******). *** *** ****, for * ******** ** ****, ************* will ** **** ** *** ** systems **** ****** ** * ******* from * ******** ** **** ****** have ************ ****.

 

Comments (0)

Login to read this IPVM report.
Why do I need to log in?
IPVM conducts reporting, tutorials and software funded by subscriber's payments enabling us to offer the most independent, accurate and in-depth information.
Loading Related Reports