Criticism (205)

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Axis VSaaS Myths - Issues and Inaccuracies

A March 2011 Axis 'op-ed' piece on Hosted Video published in SDI Magazine [link no longer available] promised "Myths busted and truth revealed!"...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

Security Consultant Conflict of Interest

While security consultants should be totally committed to the needs of their customers, many fear that manufacturers have undue influence on...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

Is Cisco's TV Promotion Unethical?

In April 2010, an American TV show included a paid promotion that featured a demonstration of Cisco's video surveillance manager [link no longer...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Is ADT Over-Selling IP Video?

In perhaps the most over-stated marketing piece of the year, ADT's "Network Video Benefits and Guide" whitepaper provides a flawed case for moving...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Concealed Bomb Detection Criticism Examined

Detecting concealed bombs with video surveillance or analytics is fairly infeasible as video can only detect what it can see. As such, various bomb...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Archerfish on CNN

Cernium's impressive mass market campaign of their Archerfish residential video analytics systems continues with a spot on CNN's Headline news. The...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Evaluation Metrics for Storage Savings

Properly evaluating TimeSight's extreme storage savings claims depend on carefully analyzing TimeSight's assumptions and contrasting that to...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

More Over the Top Marketing Claims

BRS Labs continues to be more brazen in their over the top marketing claims. With yet another group providing them an award [link no longer...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Awards Benefit Manufacturers -- Not Users

Awards assist manufacturers in selling products rather than identifying the best solutions for user's needs. This is a growing concern as the...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Beware of Manufacturers Claims of Support

One trick that manufacturers consistently use is to say they are "in talks with" and then list major integrators, end-users and other...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Social Media Not Embraced by Security Market

While social media (twitter, facebook, etc.) receives a lot of mainstream media attention, social media is essentially irrelevant to the security...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

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