Canon Sues Avigilon
on Jul 27, 2017
Canon, owner of Axis and Milestone, has sued Avigilon for patent infringement in US court.
This is a highly atypical move for Canon, pitting 3 of...
History of Video Surveillance
on Sep 22, 2016
This is a concise history of video surveillance covering the past decade.
The goal is to help professionals newer to the industry understand...
ONVIF Profile G Video Storage Test
on Aug 26, 2016
A standard to retrieve video stored on 3rd party devices. This is the aim of ONVIF Profile G.
The proprietary nature of accessing recorded video...
Vote Results - Next Big Thing 2020
on Sep 14, 2015
Over 230 integrators and manufacturers told us what they believe will be the next big thing in video surveillance 5 years from now, in 2020.
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Amazon Cloud Cam Is Poor (Tested)
on Nov 17, 2017
Retail behemoth Amazon has entered the surveillance market with the Amazon Cloud Cam, the eyes of its just-announced Amazon Key delivery...
Nest Secure Alarm System Tested
on Nov 16, 2017
Google's expansion continues, this time into home security with their Nest subsidiary's move into alarm systems.
They paid more than a...
Hikvision China Criticizes The WSJ
on Nov 15, 2017
Hikvision, through the Chinese government's authoritative news service, has criticized the WSJ investigation into Hikvision.
PoE UPS Tested (Energy Reconnect)
on Nov 15, 2017
In security, backup power is important, but most often requires UPS systems or extra cabling to devices for low voltage power.
Now, some have...