Video Analytics Integration Guide

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Aug 16, 2018

Video analytics is hot again (at least conceptually) but integrating video analytics with VMSes can be challenging. This is especially significant when using 'smart' IP cameras or 3rd party server-based analytics that need to sent their results / output to a VMS for centralized monitoring.

In this guide, we explain the various issues and steps to take to optimize the integration of video analytics.

In this report, we examine:

  • Single vendor vs. open systems
  • The difficulty in open system analytics integrations
  • Event integration fundamentals
  • Bounding box integration
  • Analytics / VMS integration
  • Tradeoffs between built-in and manual integrations
  • Using Serial / TCP integrations
  • Digital I/O integration
  • Why Confirming VMS support details is so critical
  • 45 combinations of VMS / Camera analytics detailed
  • Problems with integrating configuration of analytics
  • Future developments/ONVIF Profile T
  • Problems with integrating search and facial recognition into VMSes
  • Other analytic integrations

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Event ***********

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Integration ***** ******

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*******, ** ***** *********, ***** ******** ****** ***** ** ******* actions ** *** ******. *** *******, ** *****, ********* *** configured ***** ***** ******* ** ******* ************, *********, ** ****** video *******.

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Serial/IP ***********

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Always ******* *** *******

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Configuration *********** *******

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