VMS Matchup: Tyco Exacq vs VideoEdge

By Sarit Williams, Published Oct 09, 2013, 12:00am EDT (Info+)

Tyco Security Products now has 2 video management systems: VideoEdge and the newly acquired Exacq. This begs the question: Which one is better and for what applications? In this note, we share our findings from discussing this with Tyco and comparing the two line's features and pricing.

Tyco's Positioning

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  • * ***** ** **** ******* ******** supported
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12 *** ***************:

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****** *******:***** ****** ***, ****** ****, ******* Phone *, *** ******* ****; ********* offers *** ****** *** ****.

****** *******:***** ****** **** *** ***** ****** camera ******* ** ~**** ******, ***** and ******* *. ********* ****** ****** with *** ****** ****** *********, ***** and ******* * *******.

*** ***** ***********:***** ****** ** * ***** ****** Control *********** **** ** ********* ******* in ******** ** * *** *** Retail ************.  ********* ****** * "*******", built ** ************ *** * ***, 1 ****** ******* *** * *** vendor **** ** *********** ** ****** *********. The********** (*** ******) ****** ** * ******** **** line ******. ** ********** **** ************* **** *** **** ** ******* this *********** ** *** ** ***** with ****** **** ***** **** *** information ******** **** ****.

******** *******: ***** **** ***** ******** hardware *******, ********* ****** (********** *******) models, ***** ****** ***** ****, ***** camera ***** ******* (** ******) *** a ****** ******, ****** ******** ******* version (* ******).

******** *******: *********'* ******** ******* ******* is ******* ** **** **** *** ** compliant *******, ***** ***** ****** ** restrictions ** ******* **********.

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*******:******** **** **** *** ********* (* channels/2 ****** *******) ** ~$**** **** $200 *** ********** ****** (*** **/********) and $*** *** ******** *******. ** AD/Illustra ****** ** **** **** *** a **** *** **. ********* ******* any ****** ******* *** * ******** is ~$****. ***** ******* ****** ********* clients *** $*** *** ******* **** analytics, ** ******.

 

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