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IPVM's independent reporting is divided into 3 categories: (1) Public, (2) Info+: news, profiles, tutorials, etc. and (3) Research: tests, shootouts, competitive and financial analysis.

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Should You Use PTZ Cameras?

Though popular, PTZ cameras often create a false sense of security. They make for great demonstrations but are often underutilized or misused. The...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Financial Results Examined

This week, Intergraph published their Annual Financial Review and s short Financial Fact Sheet. Intergraph is a very large and profitable company...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Embedded hDVR Specifications

Exaq has released product page [link no longer available] and technical specifications [link no longer available] for their new HDVR. Linux based,...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Free IP Video Software

The poll from our free IP video software report provided interesting results. Of 126 responses, over 50% said they sometimes or always recommend...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

White Light LED Surveillance

Raytec has released an interesting demo of white light LEDs in use [link no longer available]. The use of White light LEDs is still fairly new in...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Can Samsung Extend the Future of Analog CCTV?

Samsung GVI is talking to the trade magazine about their A1 chip and analog cctv camera advances (listen to a podcast on A1 from SIW [link no...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

IPTV vs IP Video Surveillance

Not all video is the same. Indeed, ideal solutions for one video application can be a waste and completely inappropriate for another...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

VMS Service Fees

VMS vendors and integrators are both looking for new services to offer (recurring revenue, etc.) VideoInsight released a series of interesting...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Training: Using a Lux Meter

Getting good images at night is one of the most challenging problems in video surveillance. Making this worse is that generally you cannot trust...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

US Shrink Up

Acoording to the NRF, shrink is up significantly between 2007 and 2008 (rising from $34.8 M USD to $36.5 M USD). The report also has a breakdown of...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

VoIP Providers Moving into Security

A new survey article from Telcom magazine [link no longer available] provides advice to VoIP service providers about entering the video...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Results of IP Camera Survey

94 respondents answered our IP camera survey. Here are some highlights of the results: 73% believe standards are very important while only 4%...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Acquisition Examined

This week, Thermal/IR manufacturer Axsys was acquired by General Dynamics [link no longer available] for $643 M USD. That's a high sum for a...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Timetable for ONVIF Support

Axis told me that they plan to release ONVIF support to their camera firmware in Q3, 2009. This will be in addition to their existing...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

CSO Survey Details

Recently, a survey of CSOs was released. Key findings include: This year 70% of security managers agree that the security leader's role is...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Gennum's HD Offering

For HD cameras, see Gennum's HD over Coax for Surveillance announcement from a few months ago. The solution is called Aviia [link no longer...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Timesight Product Evaluation by PSA

The PSA has released an evaluation of TimeSight Systems VMS product. It's an interesting read and good insight into how a large organization like...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Training Videos

IQinVision has released a series of videos on their 4 series dome including an overview video, a review of what's included, and a description of...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

AgentVi i-LIDs Certified

Agent VI announced that its analytics have been certified by i-LIDs [link no longer available]. i-LIDS [link no longer available] provide the UK...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Agilence's LP Surveillance Offering Examined

Agilence is a LP Solutions / NVR provider that recently received an investment from Pelco's parent company [link no longer available]. This...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Furlough Examined

The local Fresno news is reporting that Pelco will be furloughing employees [link no longer available] this summer. Pelco responded via email,...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago


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