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SD vs. HD PTZ Shootout

PTZs, like fixed cameras, are moving to megapixel. With PTZs, though, real questions remain about the value of going to megapixel. Some people say that megapixel eliminates the need for PTZ, regardless of the PTZ's resolution. Our Fixed MP vs SD ...

By Benros Emata - over 7 years ago

Lytro's Video Surveillance Potential Examined

In 2011, a 3+ year old company gained an amazing amount of press. The company, originally called Refocus Imaging, now rebranded as Lytro announced a $50 Million found raise from one of the hottest investors in Silicon Valley - Andressen Horowitz (...

By John Honovich - almost 8 years ago

Cernium Layoffs and Restructuring

According to tips provided to us and confirmation from a source close to the company, video analytics manufacturer Cernium has made sizeable layoffs and restructured their operations. Historically, Cernium focused on the enterprise / government m...

By John Honovich - almost 8 years ago

Online Surveillance Market 2011

Online sales of video surveillance products is already a sizable market growing at a robust rate. We estimate the global market size is over $200 Million USD, growing at an annual rate of over 25%. In this first ever study of video surveillance ec...

By Marty Major - about 8 years ago

MicroPower Wireless IP Video Examined

In video surveillance, few wireless start-ups with significant technology innovation exist. One interesting new entrant is California based MicroPower who is developing technology that they claim can reduce the wireless video power consumption by ...

By Benros Emata - over 8 years ago

Testing Panasonic's Remote Monitoring Network Camera (BL-C210A)

Panasonic is one of the most well known network surveillance camera providers in both the consumer and professional market.  In February 2010, we tested their megapixel/HD camera (WV-NP502). Now, we turn to one of their higher end consumer/residen...

By Benros Emata - over 8 years ago

Readers Respond: 134 Votes, 25 Comments Examined

Over 100 people voted and more than 25 left detailed comments to our recent question/discussion. In this post, we review and respond to the comments offered. 134 people responded to our survey on "How Critical Should We Be of Video Surveillance P...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

Testing Canon's PTZ Camera (VB-C60)

While megapixel cameras are hot, PTZs remain an important part of video surveillance deployments. Probably the most frequently mentioned product of Canon is their 40x optical zoom, network PTZ camera - the VB-C60. We tested the Canon VB-C60 PTZ w...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

Canon's IP Cameras Examined

While Canon is a $50 Billion USD company and a major supplier of digital cameras, they are not a major force in the video surveillance market.  Canon is expanding their video surveillance offering. This report examines their product offering as w...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Selling through Retail Stores

To further Cernium's efforts to sell their product through retail chain stores, Cernium has hired a VP of Sales with significant experience in selling consumer electronics. In his LinkedIn profile, the new VP of Sales, Mike King, states that for ...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Vue Wireless Overview

This product, from Vue, is a kit for consumers to easily and inexpensively set up video monitoring. What's different is that the $99 cameras are battery operated and wireless. You can stick them wherever you want and access them remotely through V...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Axis on Network Camera Trends

This report summarizes a presentation made by Axis GM Fredrik Nilsson on the progress and future of IP cameras (presented at the Milestone Partners Conference). As the market leader in IP cameras, knowing Axis' outlook is important to analyzing in...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Video Surveillance & CCTV Introduction Video

Getting started with video surveillance? This report covers the basic elements of video surveillance, walking you through each aspect including cameras, recorders, power, cabling and wireless. In addition to the report, we are providing a high qu...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Examining the Impact of the Recession

With a global recession no longer in doubt, two fundamental issues will shape the video surveillance business: How significantly the global economy will contract How strong will the post-recession economy be This examination will focus on...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

2009 IP Video Market Forecast

IP Video market growth will slow by 66% next year due to the unfolding financial implosion. It is critical for all of us to understand where it will slow, why it will slow and how the impact will be most felt. This report provides projections for ...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

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