Startup Strops Completely Wireless Surveillance Camera Examined

By: Brian Karas, Published on Jul 28, 2017

European startup Strops has developed a surveillance camera that offers up to 6 days of runtime and cellular communications to create a fully wireless surveillance system.

Their CEO described the features and functionality of the product, and why he thinks it is different from other portable/rapid deployment cameras on the market today. In this report we analyze Strops' product and competitive position.

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***** *** ********* *** features *** ************* ** the *******, *** *** he ****** ** ** different **** ***** ********/***** deployment ******* ** *** market *****. ** **** report ** ******* ******' product *** *********** ********.

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Strops ******* **********

***** ** ******,********* ******* ********** ********* ****. *** *******/******* came ***** ***** ** had **** ******* ** integration *******, *** ********* asked *** * ******** camera ****** **** ***** run ******* ******* ********* power. ***** ******** *** company ** *** ******* on * ***** ********, and *** * ***** of * ****-**** *********, plus **** ****-**** *********.

*** ******* ** ********* held *** ******. *** product ***** ~*.* ***** in ***********, *** *** first ******** ******** ** IFSEC ****.

Product ********

"******" ** ******* *** beehive, ***** ** ********* many ******** ****** ******* together, *** ****** **** is * ****** ** individual ********** ******* ******** to ***** * *******, according ** *** ***.

******** *** ***** ********** and **** ***********, *** system *** *** **** components:

  1. ** ***********/****** ********
  2. * ********* ******* ****

*** ******* **** **** a ******** ****** ******* to ******** *****, ******** it ** ** ****** removed *** ********, ***** the **** ****** ***** mounted.

******* ********** ***/*** *****, ******* *** ****, batteries, *** ***** *********** for ********** *** ****** are **-***** ********, ********* to *** ***. *** Mobotix ****** ******** ****** for ******* ** ******* image ******* ** ** used ** *** ******, based ** ******** ************. A **/*** ****** ******** remote ************, *** * custom *** ******** **** environmental *** ****** **** for ******/****** **********.

** ******** ** *** system *** ****** ************ can ** *** ** STROPS' ********* *****:

Battery/Power ******

****** *** **** ** designed ** ** *** from *** ******* ****, it **** ******** * built-in ******* **** ****** for ********** ** * high ******* ***** ******. This *** ****** *** battery ** *** **** as * ***, ***** is ****** ** ***** where *** **** ** installed ** * ***** pole **** ** ***** to **** **** ** at *****. ****** ***** from *** ***** ***** powers *** ******, *** charges *** ******* *** when *** ***** ** turned ***.

*** *********** ******* **** contains * ******* ****** battery, ******** *** **** battery ** ** ******* in *** ***** ******* disrupting ************.

*** ******* ******* *** available, *** ******** *** ~3 **** ** *******, and *** ******** *** ~6 **** ** *******.

Cloud **********

** ******** ** *** camera ********, ****** *** developed * ***-***** ****** for ******** *** ******* units. ******* **** *********, customers *** *** ********* of ******* ** * map *******:

******** *** ***** **** an ********** ****** ***** stats ** ******* ****** level, ********* ******* *********, operating *********** *** ******* connection ******:

***** *** **** **** live ** ******** ***** from ******** *******, ****** cameras, **** *********, *** manage ***** ************** ******** through *** *** ******.

******* *** **** ******, users *** **** ****** the ******* ****** ******** to ********* ************* ****** the ****** ******.

Other *** *******

*** ******* ***/** ******** H.264 *** ****, *** claims ***** ******* *** is *** **********. *** Strops / ******* ******* can ********* **** ***** that ******** ******* ******* (such ** *******, *********, Wavestore, ***.) ** *** RTSP *********, ****** **** streaming ****.

Current *********

****** ****** ** **** ~100 ***** ********, ********* in ****. ********* ******* construction ***** *** ********** that **** *** ******** with ******* ******* (***-*******).

*******

**** *** * **** with * *-*** ******** battery ****** ** €*,*** (~$7,000 ***). ********* ***** is ** ****** *** the ****** ********, *** no *********** ** ******** any ********** ********** ** subscriptions.

Availability - ******* *** ************

********* ****** ** ******* the ***** ** ******, and ***** ******** *********. They ****** **** *** looking *** ************ ** North *******, *** **** other *******, ***** **** feel ***** ******* *** compete **** ******** *********.

Competitive ********

**** * ******* **********, Strops *** *** ** the ****** **** ***** with ******** **** *** long-duration ******* *******. *** unit *** * ******** design **** ** *** easily **********, ***** ***** it **** ****** *********** advantage ** *** ***** that ** **** *** just **** **** *** the ***** ***** ****** together. ***** ****** ** at * ************ ** in *** ******* **** of ***** *******, *** lack ** ******* ** reach * ***** ****** of ********* ********. ******* traction ** *** *******, such ** ***** *******, will ******* *** **** distributors, *** ******** ****** employees (** ***************) **** can *** *** ******* in ***** ** ********* (both *********** *** ***-*****). This ** *** ********* to **, *** ** a ****** *******.

***** ******** ** ******** / ********:

  • **** ** ******** ***** Camera ******- **** **** ** low ****, *** ***** battery ***** *** ** 3rd ***** *********** ***** usage *******
  • ********** ***** ****** ********- ********** ***** *** support ******** ******* ******** peace ** ****, ** a **** **** *** limited ************
  • *** *******- *** ****, **** flexibility ** ********** *** benefits, *** ****** ******** fall ** *** ********** to ***, ***** ***** add ******** *****
  • ** ***** ********** ****** w/Solar- ***** ***** ****** eliminates **** ** **** batteries, ****** **** (**** factoring ** *****) ** a ********

Comments (21)

** * ********* ***** this ****:

* *** *** * get * **** ** the *.*. *** **?

* *** **** ** the ******** *** * day *******?

* *** * ******* camera *** ** **?

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

*) ** *** ********** orders ***** *** *** of ******, **** *** will **** ***** ** U.S. ****** *********.

*) *** **** ** add ******. *** *** to *** *****

*) *** ****** ** built ** **** ****** power *********** **** **** advanced **** ********. ** operates ** ** * days **** ** *** use ******* *******.

**** * ***** **** seen **** * *** weeks ***. * *** 20K *** ****** (**** solar) ** * ******** project *** **** ****'* go *** **. ***** up ******** ** *** better ** ****** * damaged ***** ****** **** pay **** *** ******* they *** ***** **** and ***** **** *** for * ******.

**** ****** ***** (** it *****) ***** **** been ******* *** **** application *** **** ****** I *** ***** **.

* *** ********** ***** with ***. ***** ********** systems ****** ** **** to *******, ** ********** price *** **** ********* in ***********.

***** ******* *** ******* in ****** *** *** sure **** **** **** in *.*. ******.

**** ** **** ******* details *** ** **** let *** **** **** STROPS *** **** ****** to *.*.

* **** *** ****! I ***'* **** * client ** **** ** the ******, *** **** to **** ** *** solution ** *** **** a ******** ***** **.

****** ***!

****, ******* ***** ********** camera ****** ***** **** consideration ** *** ****** MOBILE ** ****://*************.***/****-********/. ********** NVR, ******* *** *** 2MP ** ******. *** me **** ** *** would **** **** *******. Richard

******* - ***** *** posted **** ******* ****, can ******* **** ***** it "***** *************" **** a ********, ************ *** pricing ***********?

**** *** *** ********* of **** **** **. the ****** ******? **** does * ********** **** cost? **** ********* ** it ********* **?

********, * ***** **** to **** **** *** more ***** **** *******. We **** **** * number ** ****** ****** technologies, ********** ** ********** and ********** *******. ** would ** *********** ** see ** ***** ** a ********* *** ******* our *************.

** *****,

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

*'** **** *** * PM ** ********.

** ****,

******** ** ****** *** Vonaq *** ***** **** products! *** **** ***** has **** *** **** another *********** *** * mobile ****** ********:

  • ********* ****** ***** *********: fixed *****, *** *****, with *** ******* **, ALPR ******. ********* ****** out **** ****, *****, Hikvision *** ***** *******
  • ******** ******* **** ** hours ** ** *** hours **** ******* ***** of ********* *******.
  • **** ******** ************ ******* in *** ******: */*/*/**, Wireless ***** ** *****, LAN, *** (*** ******** line) *** ******* ************* (no **************, ************* ** evil)
  • ****** ********* ******* ** the ******. **** *** play ** * *******. No ******* ** *** camera ** **** ** card, ** ******* **** via ******* *** ** hours. **** ****** ** unique.
  • ****** ****** ********** ** all ******* ** *** camera *** *** ********.
  • ******** ***** *******: ********, swapping *********, ******** *********, etc....

**'** ********* ****- *** software ********* *** *** very **** ** ******* integrating **** ******* ** with *******.

******* ** *** **** information: ****@************.***

** ****,

** ** *********** ***********. Could *** **** ******* what **** *** *** developing?

****** *** ****** ** standard **** ******** ** your *******.

**** ******* * ***** found **** **** ******** is ****** ***********. **** this ***** *** **** ready ** *** ********** in ****** *** ******* them ******** ** **** mobile **** *************?

*** ** *** ******* 216 **** ******** **** such * ******** **** box?

********** * ** ******* with **** ******* ***** usually ***** ** ** lamp ***** ******* * lot ** *****.

** *** **** ******** Lead **** ********* ***** you ******* ** ******** box ** ****** *** pull **** ** ****** camera?

**** ******* **** ******* cut * ****?

**** ** ********* ****. for *** ******?

** ** ****** ***** deployment ******?

*** *******,

** ****** ** ***'* develop *** *** ******, that ***** ** ***** in ****** ******. *** platform ** **** ** any ****** (**** ***** the *********).

****** ** ******** *** we're ******** **** ** we *****. *** ***********:

  • ******* (***** ** ******** components *** **** *** soft+firmware)
  • ******* & ***** ****** (own ******, **-***)
  • ****** ********** *** ***** storage (*** ******)

*** ******** ** ****** is ******* ** *** application, ** *** *** hours **** **** *** need ** ******** ******* pack ******. ******** battery **** ****** ********. ** ***** the **** *********** ***** is *********** ******** ****** the *********** ** *** customer.

**'* ********** ******** ** no ****** *** ***** cuts. *** *** **** it **** *** ***** grid ** ***** **** the ******* **** ** a ***. *** ***** thing ** ********* ***: battery, ***, ************** *** a ***** ***** ** system ****** *** ****** a ************.

*** ****** ** ********* to *** ****** ******* which *** ** ********** to ** ** ****** or ******** ** ******, rebranding ** **** ** option, *** ********** ** secured ** ** *** highest ********* (*****: ************** is ****).

********* *********** -** ** -60 °*.

* ****** ** ***** ago * *** ** deliver * ** **** to * ***** ****** force. * *** **** up *** ******* ** 45 *******, **** ***** :-).

***’** *** ** *********** ** ******* – concept ***** ** *****.

**’* ********* **** ***** are ** ******* ** your ******* - ******* to ** * ******* or ********* *** *** perfected, ****** **** * production *******? ********!

****** ** ****-****** *** perfectly ******* ** ****** size/time ************. *** **** one ** *** **** installations **** ******** ****-******** from ***** ** ******. No **** ** ** said.

*** *******,

****** *** *** **** feedback! ***** ** ** explain:

** ********* **** **+ cameras ********* ** *********, most ** **** ***** government *** ******, *** some ** ************. ***** are **** ***** ***.

*** ******* ** ***** new ******, *** ** is **** ******. ********* have ** *********** ******** and *** **** ************. The ***** ******** **** been ******* *** ****** 3 ***** ***.

** *** **** ******* you *** ** **** a *** ** ********* going ** ***** **** product: *******, ****** *** print. *** ********* **** offered ****** ** ** extensive ** ******'*.

**'** **** *** * national ****** ** ******* so ******* **** **** reach ***+ ****** *-* years.

** ** **'* ********* you **** ****** ** perfectly ******* ** *** clients' *********** ***** * think *** **** ******* one **** ** ******. Everybody ***** *****'* ** camera **** ***** ***** situation. ** *** ********* have ****** **** ***** storage? *** **** ***** is **** ** **** quality? *-* ****? *** camera ****** ******** ******* options ** ** *** of ******** ***** *** available ** *** ******.

* **** ***** ** peripherals ** *********: ******** point-to-point *****, ***** ************, WAN ******* ********** ******** lines, ******* *** ***** city ************, *** ***.

** *** **** ** do ******** **** ********* / *********** **** *** looking *** *** **** flexible ******** ** *** market. **** *** ******* is **** * ******* we'll *********** **** **** and **** *** ********* details! **** ** ****** our **** ****** ** look ******* ** ** reviewed ** **** *** :-)

**** * **** *** and **** ** ****!

* ******* **** ** IFSEC **** ****, *** I ***** *** *******. Looks *** ***** ******.

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

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

***** **** ** *********** unit. *** *** ******* also *** *** ****?

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

******* ******* ** *** have *** ****** ******** and **** ** *** reason **** ***** *** 10 ***** *** ****.

* *** **** *** more ******* ** *** contact ** ******** ********@**********.***

** *** *** ***** your ****** **** *** of ******. ** ********* Axis *****-**

******, *** * *** actually ****** ***** *** Mobotix ******* ** **** of *** ****** ****.

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