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How to Design a Video Surveillance Solution

Designing a video surveillance solution requires decisions on 8 fundamental questions. This in-depth tutorial helps beginners understand the options and tradeoffs involved in designing a solid surveillance solution. This is an introduction to hel...

By John Honovich - over 7 years ago

Top 5 Disruptive Surveillance Companies 2012

What companies are driving changes in the video surveillance industry? What companies are the toughest competitors? In this new report, we answer these questions by looking at the top 5 most disruptive companies we see in the market.Phantom Forces...

By John Honovich - almost 8 years ago

Video Insight VMS Overview

From time to time, we have been asked about VMS provider Video Insight. In this update, we will examine their VMS offering, and the potential competitive advantages it may have, including enterprise-level features, such as failover, active directo...

By Ethan Ace - almost 8 years ago

Encoders vs. Hybrid DVR Recorders

With encoder prices moving sharply lower this year, the question of the most cost effective way to take over analog cameras with a VMS software becomes more complex. Axis has recently announced kits offering reduced-cost Axis Camera Station licens...

By Ethan Ace - almost 8 years ago

How Often Do You Use Encoders?

When moving to IP video surveillance, a number of choices are available. One of the most common options over the last decade has been encoders (or video servers as they are called in some countries). Video feeds from analog CCTV cameras are input ...

By John Honovich - almost 8 years ago

Axis VMS / Encoder Kits Examined

Axis has announced kits that package their new P series encoders with Axis Camera Station VMS licenses at a highly discounted rate. In this update we look at these releases, how they compare to other VMS offerings and what impact this might have o...

By Ethan Ace - almost 8 years ago

Avigilon's Core Entry Level VMS Version

Avigilon has announced a new version of their Avigilon Control Center VMS platform, aimed at smaller deployments. With this release, Avigilon has established a three-tier pricing structure common amongst VMS providers. In this note, we examine the...

By Ethan Ace - almost 8 years ago

Winners and Losers Fall 2011

Now that the dust has settled from the new announcements of the last month, we can better understand the impact on the overall video surveillance market.Activity was fairly low and unimpressive. This is, by far, the worst recent turnout (compare t...

By John Honovich - almost 8 years ago

First HDcctv Encoder Reviewed (Euresys)

Until now, no way existed to integrate an HDcctv camera with leading VMS software systems. The only thing that was possible was connecting them to low end DVRs. However, in September 2011, European manufacturer Euresys released the first HDcctv en...

By John Honovich - almost 8 years ago

New Surveillance Products Directory Fall 2011

This report provides a summary of key announcements and news being made related to or around the ASIS 2011 show.For each product or change, where applicable, we provide a link to the manufacturer's announcement on their site and then a link to our...

By John Honovich - almost 8 years ago

VideoIQ / FLIR Thermal Analytics Processor

VideoIQ and FLIR have announced a joint analytic solution, simply named the Thermal Analytics Processor. This announcement comes on the heels of announcements earlier this week of a new CEO and $7.5M in venture funding. Overview While VideoIQ ha...

By John Honovich - about 8 years ago

Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) Comparison 2010

This report provides the most comprehensive analysis available of the growing video surveillance as a service (VSaaS) market, examining the benefits, challenges and impact of these offerings including 22 leading providers. This is the second versi...

By John Honovich - about 8 years ago

Avigilon's H.264 4 Channel Encoder Examined

Starting in August 2011, Avigilon will start shipping a 4 channel H.264 encoder. This will be in addition to Avigilon's existing 4 channel JPEG2000 encoder. Just like the new H.264 cameras, the 4 channel H.264 encoder will support ONVIF and can in...

By John Honovich - about 8 years ago

Lyyn's Video Enhancement Software and Griffin Encoder Examined

In this note, we look at Lyyn, a Sweedish specialist providing real time enhancement of surveillance video. Specifically, we examine their newest product offering, the Griffin encoder, potential applications and key challenges. The main value of ...

By John Honovich - about 8 years ago

New Surveillance Products Review June 2011

In this report, we provide in depth coverage of new surveillance product releases announced in May and June 2011. Below are the products we are reviewing including a link to each company's announcement: Axis Lightfinder / Q1602 Axis Low Cost Encod...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Axis New Encoders (M and P Series)

In June 2011, Axis announced a major expansion of their network encoder offerings. The release consists of a total of 5 models - (2) 4 channel units, (2) 16 channel units and (1) blade encoder. Compared to their current generation H.264 offerings,...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

New Surveillance Products Spring 2011 Final

In this report, we provide a single source listing new video surveillance products announced in Spring 2011 and in conjunction with ISC West.For each product, where applicable, we provide a link to the manufacturer's announcement on their site and...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

City Mesh Wireless Surveillance RFP Examined

In this update, we examine a US city's RFP for a city-wide video surveillance system including a public safety mesh network. The RFP includes a large list of performance specifications, with no specific products being mentioned, leaving the actual...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Investments & Acquisitions Directory 2011

This directory provides a single source of information on funding and acquisitions in the video surveillance market. It is part of our Video Surveillance Financials section, where we analyze on-going investment trends and announcements within the ...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

California City Monitoring Examined

The City of Industry in California has launched a program allowing the local police to view private video surveillance systems. In this update, we examine details of the plan and compare to the City of Atherton, CA's approach. The City of Industr...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

City Wide Surveillance RFP Examined

In this note, we examine a city wide surveillance project of over 100 IP cameras across more than 20 locations. This is an especially interesting RFP to consider as the document is simultaneously grossly under specifies performance yet hard specs ...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

Examining ipConfigure's Hybrid VMS Appliances

ipConfigure has released a series of Hybrid VMS appliances that pre-load their VMS software, integrate analog cameras with on-board encoder cards and supports direct connection of IP cameras via PoE input cards.The appliances come with Intel multi...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

Testing OzVision 4-HVR VSaaS / Video Verification

Using existing analog cameras and implementing a hosted service on top can create a 'comfort zone' for users hesitant migrating to IP. In this report, we test OzVision's 4-HVR VSaaS hosted solution. Analog cameras are connected to their on-site e...

By Benros Emata - almost 9 years ago

HDcctv Adoption and Barriers Examined

With HDcctv production release starting, speculation on its ultimate success and market share has increased. In August 2010, two organizations projected HDcctv growth. In this note, we examine the factors likely to impact adoption. We are skeptica...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

New Video Surveillance Products Spring 2010

The following report provides a directory and analysis of new video surveillance products announced in 2010. The current version focuses on products being released in March 2010. Additionally, we have added a section on New Video Surveillance Pro...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

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