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History of Video Surveillance

This is a concise history of video surveillance covering the past decade.  The goal is to help professionals newer to the industry understand the important business and technology shifts that impact the market today. It is not intended to cover...

By John Honovich - 6 months ago

ONVIF Profile G Video Storage Test

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A standard to retrieve video stored on 3rd party devices. This is the aim of ONVIF Profile G. The proprietary nature of accessing recorded video has been a problem for years, forcing most users to limit themselves to a single recording platform a...

By Ethan Ace - 7 months ago

Avigilon's Revolutionary H4ES Announcement

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Avigilon has a revolutionary announcement, according to Avigilon. Have they solved terrorism as their CEO explained? No, not yet at least. Avigilon's big ISC West announcement is the "revolutionary H4 Edge Solution Camera line". In this note, we...

By John Honovich - 12 months ago

Vote Results - Next Big Thing 2020

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Over 230 integrators and manufacturers told us what they believe will be the next big thing in video surveillance 5 years from now, in 2020. The top two took more than 50% of the vote. They were: Video analytics Hosted video Inside this no...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

New Cisco Video Surveillance - Still Going Nowhere

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'Everyone' knew Cisco would dominate video surveillance back in 2008. They failed. But, they have not given up.  Recently the company touted a total revamping of their various lines, and video surveillance was a key part of the plan. So has Cis...

By Brian Rhodes - over 1 year ago

Camera Edge Storage / Recording Tutorial 2015

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~70% of IP cameras allow storing video onboard, at the 'edge', typically through the use of SD cards. The big question is whether and when it makes sense to use edge storage / recording inside the IP camera. In this tutorial, we teach: Edge c...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

Genetec Trumps Milestone for ONVIF Edge Support

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Milestone's recent announcement has brought attention to improved VMS support for storage on-board cameras. However, as our note on Milestone's 'ONVIF Edge Storage' showed, important limitations exist. Now, Genetec has responded highlighting thei...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

Milestone Releases 'ONVIF Edge Storage'

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Lack of VMS support for IP cameras with on-board storage has been a key barrier in restricting adoption. Now, Milestone has released 'ONVIF Edge Storage'. However, it is not really ONVIF. In this note, we examine the technical details and the po...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

Axis Admits Edge Recording Problems, Offers Solution

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This year, IPVM members have repeatedly identified edge recording problems with Axis cameras / software, first in a discussion, "Axis Edge Storage And Camera Companion Is Unstable", then in Worst VMS Manufacturers 2014 results and, most recently, ...

By John Honovich - almost 3 years ago

Edge Storage Usage Statistics

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Most IP camera models now support on-board storage. Even more promising, on-board storage has the potential to eliminate NVRs / centralized VMSes as the recordings can be stored inside the camera itself. Plus, SD card storage continues to grow wit...

By John Honovich - almost 3 years ago

ioimage / DVTel Analytic Updates

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In the 4 years since DVTel Acquired ioimage, they have gone quiet but upcoming new products combined with the VideoIQ acquistion could be giving a boost to the former leader. Indeed, recently, PSA endorsed ioimage as having far greater probability...

By Ethan Ace - about 3 years ago

Busted - Wireless Surveillance Sales

"Boom Times Ahead for Wireless Video Surveillance," blares a trade magazine. Ironically, the underlying stats show the opposite - a bust for wireless surveillance. Unfortunately, warped statistics, used to help buyers of these reports, paints a mi...

By John Honovich - about 4 years ago

Genetec's Strong Edge Storage Expansion

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A common complaint and weakness of edge storage is that most systems only support one or two camera manufacturers. However, over the last year, Genetec has quietly but rapidly expanded their support to 9 manufacturers and over 200 models. As edge ...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

Top 5 Moves November 2012

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Lots of interesting moves this month but here are the 5 we see as having the most impact on the surveillance business, listed in alphabetical order: Avigilon Huge Growth Continues Axis Doubles Edge Storage Size Supported Genetec Announces Clo...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Why Consumer Surveillance Will Flip to IP

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The last still strongly analog segment is the consumer market. Cost is king for home use and the marginal increase in value with IP for their needs has not yet been enough. However, an emerging technology will fundamentally transforming the consum...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Embed SD Cards inside IP Cameras?

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Would it be a good idea to embed SD cars inside IP cameras? With edge storage becoming a hot trend, could this help drive adoption and increase satisfaction of edge storage use? In this note, we look at the pros and cons of the approach. Backgrou...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Axis Doubles Edge Storage Size

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While edge recording has quickly become one of the top trends in the industry, one of the biggest limitations is the maximum size of SD card storage supported. Most IP cameras, including Axis, maxed out at 32GB SD cards even though significantly l...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Genetec Stratocast - Cloud Gambit

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Genetec is making a big bet on the cloud. Indeed, it is the biggest bet any VMS vendor has yet made for VSaaS and the most significant move in the VMS market in years. [UPDATE January 2013: Genetec Cloud will be called Stratocast and a one page w...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Killing Hosted Video

Hosted video gets a lot of vendor hype but is on the verge of being wiped out in surveillance. Ironically, while it aimed to disrupt the traditional market, it is already being disrupted itself. What’s killing hosted video? Edge recording plus cl...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Testing Lorex LNC

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Lorex has quietly become one of the biggest forces in the consumer / home surveillance market, on pace to sell over 500,000 cameras this year through mass distribution and big box retailers (like Costco). Indeed, the company was just acquired by t...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

Axis Camera Companion (1.2) Improvements

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Not even 6 months ago, Axis shook up the industry with a new offering that elimated VMS server software when using less than 16 Axis cameras. Now, Axis is back with a series of improvements to their Camera Companion offering. In this note, we will...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

Bosch Advantage Line Additions

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Over the last year, Bosch has aggressively promoted its 'Advantage Line' on the Internet and in trade shows, including a massive tower at ISC West 2012. Now, they have expanded this line with 5 new cameras. In this note, we examine the key feature...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

The Future of VMS

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10 years ago, video management software was a novelty. 5 years ago, it was a hot up and comer. Today, it is mainstream. In just a decade, VMS has made quite the transformation. But what now? Where does it go from here? Some say it will wipe our D...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Direct to Storage Tutorial

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Edge storage is hot. While attention centers on SD cards, that is not the only way to eliminate VMS servers. Another powerful tool in recording 'direct to storage' is to connect IP cameras to NAS appliances without any VMS server in between. In th...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Edge Storage / Recording Tutorial 2012

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UPDATE: Go to the new / current edge storage / recording tutorial. This is old and is left only for historical record. In 2012, interest in edge storage surged, making it one of the surveillance industry's hottest emerging trends. In this tutoria...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

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