VCA's Open Video Analytics Appliance Challenges Avigilon

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Mar 29, 2016

Many want an option to add video analytics to existing IP cameras. In the past few years, the most notable offering has been the Avigilon Rialto, but given Avigilon's focus on selling end-to-end solutions, there have been increasing challenges integrating with third parties. 

Now, UDP / VCA has announced an video analytics appliance open to 3rd party cameras and VMSes, called the "Bridge".

We spoke with a VCA executive about this device, its pricing and positioning. We contrast it to Avigilon's Rialto inside.

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