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Chinese 'Attacking Us From Every Direction', Says US FBI

"Chinese eating our lunch. Attacking us from every direction" said the US FBI's Deputy Director Andrew McCabe at the ASIS 2017 CSO Summit. .@FBI Deputy Director Andrew MCabe provides a State of FBI at #csosummit17 "we focus on facts and law". p...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

Manufacturers Cheer ISC West 2017 Performance

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ISC West 2017 showed strong satisfaction results from manufacturers, similar to 2016's ISC West. 100 manufacturers rated their impressions of ISC West 2017, which we detail in this report.

By Brian Karas - about 2 months ago

Top Trade Shows For Security Integrators

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100+ North American security integrators told us what trade shows they attend and why. The most well known shows are ISC West and ASIS but there are also a host of local and regional shows.  In this post, we examine how attendance broke down amo...

By John Honovich - 2 months ago

ASIS Misrepresents Show Numbers

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With years of struggling attendance and exhibitors increasingly frustrated, ASIS is gearing up for their 2017 show. Unfortunately, their 2017 prospectus misrepresents their show numbers. In this note, we examine the issues, contrast it to ISC We...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

Axis Touts Positive IPVM Coverage and Canon 'Reverse Takeover'

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Axis NA sales leader Larry Newman rallied his troops on the ASIS show floor, touting positive IPVM coverage and bragging about Axis 'reverse takeover' of Canon, providing a glimpse into the tactics and approach of the Canon subsidiary.

By John Honovich - 8 months ago

Weak ASIS 2016 Upsets Manufacturers, ASIS Working On Improvements

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Manufacturer dissatisfaction with ASIS intensified this year. With survey results from 80+ manufacturers, the trend of diminishing returns from ASIS was clearly visible in the results. In this report we share detailed feedback from exhibitors, an...

By Brian Karas - 8 months ago

Hikvision Enterprise Expansion ASIS 2016 Review

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Hikvision is treating ASIS 2106 like an ISC West-level show, showing lots of new and upcoming products, as well as hosting large customer appreciation events. ASIS is often a show where manufacturers pull back the spending, and have a slightly mo...

By Brian Karas - 9 months ago

ASIS 2016 Day 2 Review

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ASIS day 2 is done. We are at the show and have coverage of the show floor, and highlights from manufacturers in this report that we will update throughout the show. Axis 20MP Camera The Axis 20 MP camera was drawing a lot of traffic in Axis' bo...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

ASIS Hurting, Fills Empty Space Pushing Attendees to Show Floor

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ASIS depends on manufacturer exhibitors to make most of their revenue ($15+ million) but manufacturers are upset with ASIS poor performance over the past few years. Now, ASIS has taken steps that will help manufacturers by pushing attendees on to...

By John Honovich - 9 months ago

Manufacturer Trade Show Costs Analyzed - Spending Millions

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Ten million dollars plus is spent by manufacturers at every major trade show (e.g., ISC West, ASIS, IFSEC, Essen, etc.) And the bigger booths routinely spend $200,000+, with the biggest $500,000+. Where does all that money go? In this report, w...

By Brian Karas - 9 months ago

A New Low In Embarrassing Security Awards (OSPA)

The trade show stunts continue, though this one purports to be 'credible' and 'respectable'. The Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) are spreading across the world. Next stop, next month, is the US version at ASIS. Inside this note, ...

By John Honovich - 10 months ago

Strong ISC West 2016, Cheer Manufacturers, Trumps Weak ASIS 2015

As much as manufacturers were upset with a weak ASIS 2015, they are cheering the results of a strong ISC West 2016. In this note, we share survey results from manufacturers breaking down their satisfaction, with detailed color commentary, conclud...

By John Honovich - about 1 year ago

ISC West 2016 Best and Worst

ISC West 2016 had very strong attendance and moderately strong new products, following a year of unprecedented acquisitions. Traffic was almost too heavy on the first day. Here it is 10 minutes after the opening: Booth Video Overviews B...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

10 Surprising ISC West 2016 Booth Sizes

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Who is spending big money or cutting back on marketing? Who is going to be the IDIS of this year's show? Here are our 10 top choices: Dahua Doubling

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

Live From China CPSE 2015

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China's growing influence, if not dominance, of the global video surveillance market is unquestionable. To better understand this, IPVM has gone to China. Our first stop is CPSE, which claims ~1000 exhibitors and 100,000+ attendees (~4x that of I...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

Weak ASIS 2015 Show Upsets Manufacturers

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Though ASIS is supposed to be dedicated to security professionals, their main customer base and revenue source ($10+ million) is manufacturers. Manufacturers each pay tens to hundreds of thousands for booths plus around a million to sponsor vario...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

33 New Products Directory - Fall 2015

 New products or major tech isssues that IPVM has reported on this summer / fall: Axis Releases Their Own Video Analytics Axis Non-IP Camera / DVR Kit Is Here BluB0X - The Most Ambitious Security Startup in Years The Hikvision Hacking Malwar...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

NICE, Now Qognify, Releases Object Origin

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NICE physical security has a new name and a new offering. The former NICE PSBU is now officialy Qognify and they have announced Object Origin. In this note, based on a discussion with Qognify, we break down how Object Origin works, what its use ...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

BICSI Dumps Security Certification

Security people may love IT, but the feeling evidently is not mutual. Standards/certification group BICSI has terminated their Electronic Safety and Security credential after a few years' availability and very limited adoption. In this note we, w...

By Ethan Ace - almost 2 years ago


Amid declining exhibitor attendance and membership troubles, the richest man in security management is leaving. Michael Stack, ASIS CEO, famous for $600,000+ annual compensation, is retiring at the end of 2015. ASIS confirmed to IPVM that a headh...

By John Honovich - almost 2 years ago

Hikvision Hires Ex-Samsung / Panasonic Exec

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Hikvision's expansion continues, with the mega Chinese manufacturer now hiring one of the most well known and well tenured American sales executives. In this note, we break down what Hikvision is looking to do here, how Frank De Fina will fit and...

By John Honovich - about 2 years ago

The RoboGuard: New Product

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ASIS loves robots (apparently). First, the Vigilus patrol robot won an award in 2012, and now, Senstar's RoboGuard, an automated fence patrol system, has won in 2014. But the question remains: can these robots practically and cost effectively rep...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Winners Losers Fall 2014

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We are all losers, IPVM included. The historically poor new releases for ASIS / Essen make 2014 the worst year for surveillance innovation in, at least, a decade. (See our in depth manufacturer review for tech details). And that is bad news for ...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

Why is Avigilon's Stock Falling Like a Knife?

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A week ago, a prominent Avigilon investor admitted, "Nobody wants to hold [Avigilon stock]. Everybody wants to sell it." He then recommended buying it. He evidently was right, at least partially. In the past week, Avigilon's stock has dropped an...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

Manufacturers Unhappy With ASIS 2014

An IPVM survey of 50+ manufacturers reveals that most were not happy with the ASIS 2014 Atlanta show, with a number of them quite upset, highlighted by one notable industry veteran affirming: "The industry does not really need more than one big t...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

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