Criticism (205)

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Worst ISC West Showing 2015

Here are the top 4 candidates: Arecont IDIS Milestone ONVIF Let's break down the cases for and against each organization's ISC West...

By John Honovich - about 7 years ago (Info+)

How to Blow $200,000 On A Booth (IDIS)

The industry has more than doubled in size in the past 10 years yet trade shows are struggling to get the attendance numbers they once achieved a...

By John Honovich - over 7 years ago (Info+)

Milestone Systems Admits IPO Plan Lie

Now wholly owned by Canon, Milestone's CEO admitted that they lied about not planning an IPO in 2014, as we reported at the time. The Claim To...

By John Honovich - over 7 years ago (Info+)

Worst Manufacturer Support 2014

With the best manufacturer support selected, we now turn to the worse. The two key issues integrators raised were: Screwing up / delaying...

By John Honovich - almost 8 years ago (Info+)

Pelco Responds to Criticism Impressively

Companies tend to put their head in the sand when criticized, hoping it will go away and bitterly bemoaning that anyone would actually speak their...

By John Honovich - about 8 years ago (Info+)

'Industry Experts' = Marketing Scam

Industry experts? It's a marketing scam. Trade mags, SIA and manufacturers all love to tout their 'industry experts'. That and their equally...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago (Info+)

The Cheapest School District Ever?

Many complain about local governments picking cheap surveillance solutions. Well, it does not get any cheaper than this. Used iPhones, iPods...

By IPVM Team - almost 9 years ago (Info+)

Stop The Lying and Crazy Claims

The last few weeks have been an embarrassment for surveillance, with a small number of companies turning this into a despicable marketing campaign...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago (Info+)

Hijacking the #ISCW13 Hashtag

This year's ISC West witnessed a dramatic increase in tweeting about the show, though overwhelmingly from manufacturers and PR people. To track...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago (Info+)

BRS Labs Ambulance Chases Mass Stabbing

BRS Labs is wasting no time responding to today's Texas Tragedy. Their PR agency is imploring 'security industry journalists' to understand how BRS...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago (Info+)

Sexism and the ISC West Party Girls

A major tradeshow is coming up and, with that, marketing gimmicks abound. Some are goofy, but others raise serious concerns about creating an...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago (Info+)

The Rich Gets Richer - ASIS

Who says there is no money to be made in physical security? Evidently, they do not know the executives at non-profit security organization ASIS....

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago (Info+)

PSIM Ambulance Chasing in Brussels

Desperate, shady PSIM marketing tactics continue. Last month, $50 million of diamonds were stolen from the Brussels airport. Now, a PSIM marketing...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago (Info+)

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