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Vidsys Hangs On, Gets $11M New Funding

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The founder of Vidsys claims to have invented the term "PSIM" in 2005, and for some time, many thought that PSIM was going to be the new VMS. Over the next decade, several competitive PSIM companies arose, and then faded, got acquired for low...

By Brian Karas - over 5 years ago

Mark Cuban Funded Analytics Company Shifts Away From Security

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In early 2015 Mark Cuban has funded a video analytics company, Netra, after the founder cold-emailed him. Now the company has shifted away from security. We look at the reason for this shift in this updated report.  

By IPVM Team - over 5 years ago

Vivint Gets $100M from Peter Thiel And Mitt Romney

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One of the most prominent Silicon Valley investors and a former presidential candidate are backing Vivint with a $100 million investment.  In this note, we look at the details of this new investment, and the high valuations for consumer-focused...

By Brian Karas - over 5 years ago

BRS Labs Is Gone; Giant Gray Is Here; Giant Gray is Gone; Omni Ai is Here

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BRS Labs is no more.  After raising over $100M and years of outrageous claims, the company is effectively starting over. In the report, we examine the reincarnated BRS Labs and what to expect under their new CEO, based on an interview with the...

By Brian Karas - over 5 years ago

Camera Doorbell Startup Ring Now With ~$100 Million Funding

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Smart doorbell startup Ring has raised an additional USD$61M in funding. Ring has also announced a "Pro" doorbell, which is an enhanced product offering vs. a reseller-oriented product. We take a look at ring's financials and the details on Ring...

By Brian Karas - over 5 years ago

Pivot3 Moves From Video to Hyperconvergance

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A decade ago, Intransa and Pivot3 both hit the video surveillance market hard with big money and big claims for advanced storage offerings. Intransa died a few years ago and Pivot3 has gone back and forth with their focus.  Now, Pivot3, with a...

By Brian Karas - over 5 years ago

$28 Million Funding for Doorbell Cam Startup

Yep. Would you spend $200 to see who it at your door on your phone? Well, investors, including Richard Branson, just spent $28 million to get a piece of the company, Ring. In this note, we look at the failure of the traditional surveillance...

By John Honovich - over 6 years ago

The Next Failure in Wireless Video Surveillance: $18 Million Funding

Wireless video surveillance is one of the most difficult niches in the industry. Tens of millions have been wasted trying to build a wireless video surveillance winner. The most famous, of course, was Firetide, who failed, despite more than $50...

By John Honovich - over 6 years ago

Hospital Video Surveillance Guide

This 16-page guide explains the key uses, design factors, and players in the Hospital Surveillance market.   A global group of 50 integrators and consultants with hospital project experience responded, each offering insights in selling,...

By Brian Rhodes - over 6 years ago

Police Station Video Surveillance Guide

This 18-page guide explains the key uses, design factors, and players in the Police Station Surveillance market.   A global group of 50 integrators and consultants with police project experience responded, each offering insights in selling,...

By Brian Rhodes - over 6 years ago

Airport Video Surveillance Guide

This 20-page guide explains the key uses, design factors, and players in the Airport Surveillance market. A global group of 40 integrators and consultants with airport project experience responded, each offering insights in selling,...

By Brian Rhodes - over 6 years ago

City Video Surveillance Guide

This 31-page guide explains the key uses, design factors, and players in the City Surveillance market. A global group of 60 integrators responded, each offering insights in selling, implementing, and maintaining metropolitan video surveillance...

By Brian Rhodes - over 6 years ago

School Video Surveillance Guide

This 13-page in-depth guide explains the key uses, drivers, factors and players in K-12 school video surveillance systems. A global group of 80 integrators experienced in selling and implementing education surveillance systems answered these...

By Brian Rhodes - over 6 years ago

Facewatch Fundraise for UK Anti-Crime Platform

A foolish dream or the future of crime fighting? A UK businessman has spent millions of his own money and now has raised nearly a million more from investors to fund a UK anti-crime platform that promises to drive down crime through sharing...

By John Honovich - over 6 years ago

BRS Labs Raises $18 Million

Let the money flow. After a few years of relative quiet, BRS Labs is back fund raising in a big way, with ~$18 million coming in. We break down the raise and the impact in this note.

By John Honovich - over 6 years ago

Avigilon Loads Up With $200 Million More

Evidently they are not done yet. In the past 18 months, Avigilon raised $169 million, then bought nearly $100 million in patents, VideoIQ for $32 million, and a building for $42 million. Now, Avigilon has secured another $200 million USD in...

By John Honovich - over 6 years ago

3VR Stays Alive With $8 Million Financing

Now 13 years old, 3VR is the last of a generation of the hyped video analytic startups to find an exit. And with a new $8 million financing, 3VR has gained a little more runway. In this note, we examine the financing, 3VR's growth, internal and...

By John Honovich - almost 7 years ago

Surveillance End User Spending Outlook 2015

IPVM surveyed 75 end user members asking about their plans for spending on surveillance systems in 2015. The open ended question asked was: "In 2015, how will your budget / resources / funding for video surveillance changed compared to 2014?...

By John Honovich - almost 7 years ago

Startup: Blink Sells A Million of New Security Camera Tech

A semiconductor company has launched its own security camera offering, selling over $1 million from a crowdfunding campaign that it bills as "the first ultra-affordable, totally wire-free smart HD home monitoring and alert system." Despite the...

By John Honovich - about 7 years ago

Simplisafe Tested

$57 million. That's the big bet by one of Silicon Valley's top VCs that a Massachussets based startup, Simplisafe, can knock off behemoths like ADT. And in typical Valley style, they are not shy about what they think of incumbents,...

By Brian Rhodes - over 7 years ago

This Intrusion Startup Raised $57 Million

One of the top VCs in the world has invested a staggering $57 million in a DIY Intrusion monitoring company, Simplisafe. But who is Simplisafe? Why did they get $57 million? And how do they compare to traditional offerings like ADT? In this...

By Brian Rhodes - over 7 years ago

Milestone Acquires Training / Consulting Company

Milestone has acquired [link no longer available] Connex, prompting many to wonder: "Who is that?" And the few who did know them to puzzle "Didn't they already own them?" Hopefully, this is the end of a puzzling conflict of interest 'partnership'...

By John Honovich - about 8 years ago

3VR Stays Alive - Small [Debt] Funding Round

A few months after significant layoffs, 3VR has raised $3.57 million USD from 14 investors, according to an SEC filing [link no longer available], extending the company's runway for the near future. [Update Nov 2013: an amended filing increased...

By John Honovich - about 8 years ago

Billion Dollar COPS Technology Grant Program Dies

Grants seem to power almost every public surveillance system deployed in the past decade. Need a hundred thousand? No problem. Get a government grant. But now one of the most well-known programs is over. We talked to the U.S. Department of Justice...

By IPVM Team - over 8 years ago

BRS Labs Financials and Future Examined 2013

BRS Labs is one of the most ambitious companies in the surveillance market. While the company has aggressively touted its achievements, IPVM's review of BRS Labs financial documents demonstrates that actual performance lags that significantly....

By Ben Wood - over 8 years ago

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