Criticism (205)

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Manufacturer Misrepresentation

How excited would you be spending an hour listening to a sales guy with only a few months at a company talk about technology he has no previous...

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

Clueless Marketing People

Over the years, we have seen many clueless marketing people and their wacky ideas - replacing 95 cameras at once, averting school shootings,...

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

Profiting from School Shootings

Security sales people often find it hard to resist seizing on headlines to spur equipment sales. Nothing motivates budget conscious end users to...

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

Dumbest Awards We've Ever Seen

Just when you think awards couldn't get any stupider, a US trade magazine, GSN, steps up the plate with the most dumbfounding video...

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

Lying At Arecont Vision

File this under shocking not surprising in the least. A security blogger has caught Arecont in an obvious lie with their recent advertisement. In...

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

ADT Under Attack

Security behemoth ADT is struggling to make the transition to social media and a world where customers can freely and publicly say what they...

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

BRS Labs Wins 'Most Desperate' Award

The least respected award in all of surveillance - BRS Labs has now bought won it. When struggling manufacturers need a shot of fake authenticity,...

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

The Dumbest Surveillance Chart Ever

Just when manufacturer marketing seemingly could not become any more irresponsible and ignorant, Avigilon steps up to the plate with a 'whitepaper'...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

Arecont's Magical Marketing Exposed

Megapixel cameras are magical and if you don't believe it, let the fine folks at Arecont show you how. Some people say, "Megapixel cameras are...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

Arecont Tests Firmware

The tech gods must be smiling at the recent Arecont Vision 'news'. The brave journalists at Security Products traveled all the way to Germany to...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

ASIS Financials Investigated

Nonprofit ASIS International has richly compensated executives, driven primarily by promotional payments from vendors, and supported by numerous...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

Who's #1 Online for Video Surveillance?

Who's #1 online for video surveillance? You'll never guess. I can pretty much guarantee that. Are you thinking old school? Pelco? No. How about...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

DANGER: BRS Labs Goes Pre-Crime

Big Brother - A selling point, human rights violation or both? Controversial video analytic supplier BRS Labs is pushing forward with its most...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

The UK's Gone Mad

Surveillance cameras are putting human rights at risk, blares a UK government official, a UK newspaper and the venerable BBC, creating an uproar of...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

The Funniest Spin on a Weak ASIS2012

Spinning is an art form. And doing so when faced with bad news is the pinnacle of the art. With show traffic so poor at ASIS 2012, this demanded...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

The Best PR Person in the Biz?

Most trade magazine 'articles' simply cut and paste press releases. Few are generic survey pieces. But every once in a while, an article is so...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

At ASIS, Sponsors Get Top Billing

At ASIS, sponsors get top billing. Literally. The organization that makes $10+ million each year from manufacturer sponsors now readily admits this...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

Pay Real Money; Get Fake Interview

Interviews with manufacturers are typically boring, filled with platitudes and thinly veiled promotions. But are they actually bought and paid for?...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

Milestone's Inept PR Agency

I've said it before and I'll say it again, PR people are worthless. Not all, of course, but an amazing number of them. In today's episode, we have...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

US Security Mag: China Destroying America

"Guerilla warfare on American trade secrets rages on" says a US security trade magazine, blasting China, and "turncoat Western CEOs" that "figures...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

PSIM to be Worth $2.79 Billion In 2021

A new report projects the Physical Security Information (PSIM) market to be worth $2.79 Billion USD - a shockingly high number for a market that...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

The Worst Security Marketing Ever

We are all witnesses to the worst security marketing campaign ever run. Over the last 4 years, the underfunded and outmanned HDcctv Alliance has...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

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