IPVM's Reports

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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Understanding Video Surveillance APIs

While APIs are key to 'open' platforms, they are a frequently misunderstood and over-hyped aspect of physical security. While APIs can provide...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

Using Video Analytics for Building Automation

Using video analytics beyond security may be the most important trend in video analytics.  While marketing and business intelligence applications...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

Will BRS Labs Revolutionize Video Analytics?

Recently, BRS Labs announced its company to great fanfare.  Indeed, BRS Labs has a very interesting offering but great questions remain about its...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

Danger of Buying Packages

A dangerous and mass movement is underway for video surveillance companies to sell you packages. Packaging together cameras, encoders and IP video...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

Introduction to City Wide Video Surveillance

While the publicity goes to mega-cities deploying video surveillance, city wide video surveillance is becoming very cost-effective, valuable and...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

SightLogix Video Analytics Examined

SightLogix is optimizing a video analytics solution for outdoor use in harsh weather conditions and over large areas. The product aims to be more...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

The Impact of PCI Compliance on DVR and NVRs

Surveillance vendors who sell to retail merchants have undoubtedly heard about PCI compliance, but may not understand exactly what it is and how it...

By Dave Nieweg - almost 14 years ago

How Cell Phones Will Become CCTV Cameras

In a move foreshadowing the future of video surveillance, the NYPD is launching a service for anyone to upload video of crimes captured on their...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

Megapixel Cameras - The Future of CCTV

Megapixel IP security cameras deliver one great benefit that traditional analogue CCTV cameras just cannot match, you'll all be using them...

By IPVM - almost 14 years ago

IP vs CCTV

An in-depth Q&A with industry leaders on IP vs CCTV has been published by Security Technology and Design magazine. I have summarized...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

Exploring Verint's Video Strategy

Verint's objective is to be an end-to-end solutions provider delivering a complete product offering of IP video products. This is a significant...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

Top 5 IP Camera Problems

The overwhelming majority of people buying cameras today do not choose IP cameras. While most people see the move to be inevitable, serious debate...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

Operating Systems Do Matter, Part 1

What importance do software operating systems have in the IP video surveillance software industry? In 2002, I left PeopleSoft to work for Heery...

By Christopher Uiterwyk - almost 14 years ago

Envysion's Managed Video Offering Examined

Envysion is optimizing a solution for small box retailers. This is good news because small box retailers (e.g., quick serve restaurants and retail...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

How the Recession Impacts Video Surveillance

The video surveillance market will take a beating regardless of the hope that security is recession-proof. This report reviews the key reasons and...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

Why Video Surveillance Companies Should Blog

You are making a mistake by not blogging. It does not matter who you are. Blogging can have a very significant impact on your business at an...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

IP Cameras for the Mass Market

While Axis brought IP cameras to the enterprise, ACTi could be fostering IP cameras to the masses. With a broad camera line and extensive NVR...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

The Best Video Surveillance Solutions

The most novel or powerful product is usually viewed as the best. Though usually wrong, it is attractive nonetheless. The solutions most likely to...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

Why Centralized NVR Recording Does Not Work

Centrally recording video from remote sites is as frequently claimed as it is wrong. It is an exciting concept that fails due to basic technical...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

AV3100 installation

The camera system is compact and has good packaging, but the overall embedded system design and firmware has to be improved. The system has some...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

Is Public CCTV Effective?

While we continue to spend more on public CCTV systems, the debate on CCTV effectiveness has reached a polarizing and inconclusive standoff. On the...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago


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