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Canon Company Milestone Takes $1+ Million PPP Money

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Milestone, a Canon company, took $1 million+ in PPP loans, despite being part of a $30+ billion conglomerate. However, Milestone told IPVM that they did qualify under the terms of the PPP when they applied in April and under its interpretatio...

By John Honovich and Joey Walter - 29 days ago

Openpath Raises $36 Million

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Openpath has raised $36 million as 2020 has become a boom year for access control investments, with $42 million to Proxy and $80 million to Verkada expanding into access control. For background, see IPVM's Openpath test. Inside this note, ba...

By Brian Rhodes - 29 days ago

65+ Security Industry Companies Take $50 Million PPP Funding

65+ security industry companies have taken more than $40 million in PPP funds, IPVM has confirmed from US government records. Inside this report, we list each company, the amounts obtained, the jobs saved, analyzing the impact on the industry...

By Joey Walter - 30 days ago

Drako's Companies (Brivo, Eagle Eye) Take $4+ Million in PPP Funds

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While centimillionaire Dean Drako is the owner of two of the largest SaaS businesses in the security industry (Brivo and Eagle Eye), Drako's companies took between $3 and $8 million in PPP loans, new government records reveal. Drako spoke wit...

By John Honovich and Joey Walter - about 1 month ago

Startup Solink $17 Million USD Fund Raise Expands To Mass Market

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Solink has raised ~$17 million USD, a sizeable round for the company that raised $12 million last year. How fast have they grown? What do they aim to do with it and to the market? We spoke with Solink's Founder and CEO and examine these quest...

By Joey Walter - about 2 months ago

Directory of 95 Video Surveillance Startups

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This directory provides a list of video surveillance startups to help you see and research what companies are new or not yet broadly known. 2020 State of Video Surveillance Startups In the past year, the number and funding of video surveilla...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Pivot3 Mass Layoffs

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Pivot3 has conducted mass layoffs, the culmination of grand hopes, a quarter of a billion dollars in VC funding, and multiple failures to gain mass-market success. In this note, we include feedback from Pivot3 management and examine their steps...

By John Honovich and Sean Patton - 5 months ago

Directory Of 150 Video Analytics Suppliers

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This directory provides a list of video analytics providers to help you see and research what options are available. Deep Learning / AI Mainstream in 2020 While video surveillance analytics has been promoted, hyped and lamented for nearly 20...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Viisights Raises $10 Million, Behavior Analytics Company Profile

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Viisights, an Israeli AI analytics startup marketing "Behavioral Understanding Systems", announced $10 million Series A funding. We spoke to Viisights, to better understand their target markets, how they train AI to recognize behaviors, and how...

By Sean Patton - 8 months ago

Paravision AI Face Recognition Company Profile

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Paravision (formerly EverAI) toutes being #1 in NIST testing and "America's only mission-critical face recognition" provider. We spoke to Paravision to better understand their offering, go-to-market, and to examine their marketing focus related...

By Sean Patton - 10 months ago

nFlux AI Startup Profile

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nFlux, an Amazon, Google, and Microsoft funded AI startup told IPVM their mission is to build the most intelligent video analytics platform in the industry. We spoke with nFlux, to better understand their video analytics offerings, go-to-market...

By Sean Patton - 10 months ago

Schmode is Back, Aims To Turn Boulder AI Into Giant

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One of the most influential and controversial executives in the past decade is back. Bryan Schmode ascended and drove the hypergrowth of Avigilon in the first half of the decade. After 4 years of 'relaxing', he is now back, becoming CEO of Boulder...

By John Honovich - 11 months ago

Calipsa - UK AI Startup Profile

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Analytic startups are a major industry trend. One UK company, Calipsa is aiming to use AI to filter out false positive alarms for live video monitoring companies. We spoke to Calipsa to better understand their approach with monitoring companie...

By Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

IFSEC 2019 Show Report

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The UK's largest trade show, IFSEC, is underway and IPVM has been examining what is new and happening at the show. Inside, we cover: Huawei Is Out GDPR Changes Dahua Adds Umbrella Analytics Dahua Live Facial Recognition, No Permission Hi...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - about 1 year ago

Actuate (formerly Aegis AI) Gun Detection Video Analytics Startup

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Gun detection analytic startups are increasing as the promise of AI and the threats of active shooters grow. One company, Actuate (formerly Aegis AI), is being led by a Marine Corps Veteran Sonny Tai, who aims to use his experience in the militar...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

Bastille Cell Phone Tracking Profile

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Is tracking someone by their cellphone the next generation of surveillance? Bastille is a US startup which tracks people by their cellphone or other connected devices and integrates with IP cameras. However, its chief use case is enforcing no-cel...

By Charles Rollet - over 1 year ago

Verkada Gets Half Billion Dollar Valuation

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Last week, when we profiled Verkada (The Fastest Growing Video Surveillance Sales Organization Ever - Verkada), we predicted they would raise $40 million. Now, Verkada has raised $40 million at an astounding (for video surveillance standards) $...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

Failed Integrator Rollup, Securadyne Sells to Guard Giant Allied

One of the most ambitious integrator rollups of the decade has reached its conclusion—selling to a mega guard company. Allied Universal has announced it has acquired Securadyne. Inside this note, we track the challenges that Securadyne faced ac...

By Dan Gelinas - over 1 year ago

Silicon Valley Access Startup Proxy Raises $13.6 Million

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This mobile-credential based access startup just raised $13.6 million in funding.  Further, they claim that their technology can free businesses from the physical credential and do it with an atypical blend of security and convenience, deliveri...

By Dan Gelinas - over 1 year ago

Large Hospital Security End User Interview

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This large single-state healthcare system consists of many hospitals, and hundreds of health parks, private practices, urgent care facilities, and medical offices. IPVM conducted an end user interview with the company and asked about operations...

By Dan Gelinas - over 1 year ago

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