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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

ObjectVideo Company Update and Analysis

This report shares information from a January 2009 interview with ObjectVideo executives. ObjectVideo is a leading intelligent video / video analytics provider. In 2009, ObjectVideo consists of two major business lines: OEM distribution of Ob...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

QNAP NVRs Low-Cost IP Video Examined

Network attached storage (NAS) manufacturers are rapidly entering the video surveillance market, offering low cost NVRs with advanced storage management compared to traditional video recorders. Perhaps the most well known of these manufacturers a...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Grandstream IP Cameras Overviewed

A VoIP manufacturer, Grandstream, continues to expand into the IP video surveillance market. After introducing a SD IP camera and encoder [link no longer available] in April, in November 2009, Grandstream added HD and Low Light SD models [link no ...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Vue Home IP Video Cameras Examined (Avaak)

Many new products are being introduced for the home IP video market. One that is drawing significant interest is Avaak's Vue. Overview of Avaak's Vue Avaak [link no longer available] pitches super simple setup as the Vue requires no cables for p...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Introduces IP Cameras and VMS

Flir is moving into IP video with network thermal cameras and its own VMS software. FLIR introduces 3 series of IP cameras: the F-series (fixed box cameras), the PT series (thermal/color cameras on a pan/tilt head) and D series (speeddome with 36x...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Ionodes - Video Surveillance Startup Examined

Ionodes is a recent startup drawing significant interest for its experienced founders and its partnership with Genetec. The product that looks to have the most immediate impact is the Ionodes hybrid NVR, the SV-3200, which runs Genetec's Omnicast...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

IP Camera 2009 Mid Year Review

Megapixel was the most dominant trend in IP cameras over the first half of 2009. So dominant was megapixel, that not only did most manufacturers release new megapixel cameras but a new non-IP megapixel standard was proposed. Not surprisingly, indu...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Video Analytics 2009 Mid-Year Market Review

The last six months were rough for video analytics. Little good news and lots of public recognition of video analytic troubles. In our own recent analysis and survey on video surveillance technology trends, video analytics finished a distant third...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

M7001 Mini Encoder Overview

Manufacturer Description: “The highly compact, one-channel AXIS M7001 Video Encoder provides a cost-effective solution for integrating small or large numbers of analog CCTV cameras into an IP-Surveillance system.” How the Product is Different: Th...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Should You Use Video Encoders?

Many people want to go IP but 95% of deployed cameras are analog. Encoders are the most common solution but is that the best approach?  What are Encoders? Encoders are appliances that convert analog video feeds to digital so that the video can b...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Mini-Encoder Details

Axis announced a small form factor, single channel encoder. They have added a data sheet [link no longer available] on it. Also, online pricing is now available - about $300 USD. That's a pretty reasonable price for a H.264 30 fps 4CIF encoder and...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

Casino Video Surveillance Design Case Study

Distributed architecture is the key concept behind casino system designs. All encoding and recording is done on the single channel (blade) DVRs, before such devices are connected to the main CCTV network. The advantage of such a concept is that ve...

By Ben Wood - about 11 years ago

Should You Use Software-Only Video Management Systems?

Software only has lots of the momentum. But should you use software only? While DVR/NVR appliances are increasingly viewed as antiquated, over 80% of end users still chose traditional appliances over software only.  Are those buyers wrong? Here a...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

Should I use Cisco's Video Surveillance in my Router (ISR)?

Cisco offers a DVR/NVR to be plugged into their office routers. Despite the appealing concept, Cisco's IP Video in a router solution will be uncompetitive and unattractive to most customers. The offering has serious flaws in features, applicabilit...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

Analytics - To Lead or Not to Lead

I'm not much for Shakespeare, but this is a good question. Over the past few years, many security companies have been leading into an Enterprise IP Video project with analytics as the main driving force. In a presentation, they BEGIN by trying to ...

By IPVM - about 11 years ago

How to Migrate from Analog to IP Cameras

Migrating from analog to IP can be tricky, mainly because most everyone has existing infrastructure in place. You rarely can simply throw out that infrastructure and start anew - the economics usually do not support it. Because of that, you need t...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

Exploring Verint's Video Strategy

Verint's objective is to be an end-to-end solutions provider delivering a complete product offering of IP video products. This is a significant evolution from Verint's early days when the company was mostly known for its high quality DVRs (from L...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

What is the Impact of H.264 on NVRs and User's PCs?

The biggest concern in using H.264 lies on the impact that H.264 video streams will have on NVR servers and client PCs. If H.264 video significantly reduces the number of cameras an NVR can support or undermines the ability of operators to view vi...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

Avigilon's Megapixel Surveillance Offering Examined 2008

[NOTE: This report is FAR out of date and is left here simply for historical purposes. See our recent Avigilon coverage.] While megapixel cameras are a 'hot' technology, a number of factors including cost, complexity and usability undermine its u...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

The Value of Hybrid NVR/DVRs in IP Video Systems

Hybrid NVR/DVRs are appliances (purposed built computers) that can simultaneously support IP cameras and directly connected analog cameras. This provides simplicity and flexibility. Customers can start with their existing analog cameras and slow...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

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