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VideoIQ's Series C Funding Examined

In February 2010, VideoIQ announced $6 Million in new funding [link no longer available]. This investment adds to the $18 Million invested in 2007 [link no longer available] and 2008 [link no longer available], after the company was spun out of GE...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Chipmaker Stretch Receives $10 Million Investment

Stretch Inc, a manufacturers specializing in more flexible and powerful chipsets for the video surveillance market, announced a $10 Million USD investment. This follows a $15 Million round in 2009 and an additional $15 Million round in March 2008....

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Details Disclosed on Funding, Sales and Pricing

BRS Labs has disclosed a number of details on their sources of funding, sales levels and product pricing. BRS is a company we criticized for the risk and level of information not disclosed on basic and commonly shared metrics. In an interview wit...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Examining Firetide's 5th Round of Funding

With a fifth round of $8.5 Million USD, Firetide's total funding is over $50 M USD - an amazing level for the video surveillance market. Equally interesting is the investment from a publicly traded company - ESCO Technologies [link no longer avail...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Examining Series D Funding

3VR has received $12M USD in new funding. This is in addition to previous funding rounds of $5M, $15M and $10M. 3VR has received over $40 M USD total funding since launch in 2002. The round is impressive both in the size of the funding and the sou...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

JDS Seeks Funding or Acquisition

According to V/B Research [link no longer available], IP video software provider JDS is seeking funding or considering a sale. One of the earliest IP video software developers, JDS projects total 2009 revenue of $2.5M USD. Also, JDS may soon be s...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Recommendations for Surveillance Startups / Investors

While there are many startups in video surveillance, many of them have under-achieved, especially the most prominent, VC backed companies in the market. Indeed, this has caused VentureBeat to symbolize the security startup market as a sinking ship...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Vidsys Seeks Funding

According to V/B Research [link no longer available], PSIM provider Vidsys is looking for more funding. Vidsys wants to complete a Series C rounds and is interested in $5M USD from an outside investor to close the round. This would be in addition ...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

BRS Labs Gets $12 Million More for Video Analytics

BRS Labs, the most discussed recent entrant into the video analytics market, has received another $12 Million USD in funding, increasing their total capital raised to $47 Million USD. The investment is from private equity (not from VC firms). BRS...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Is the Video Surveillance Business Starting to Improve?

In the last month, a renewed sense of optimism has emerged in the video surveillance industry - mirroring the rise of the global stock markets and culminating in a better than expected turnout at ISC West.  What does this mean? How was your ...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Top 5 Mistakes IT People Make in Physical Security

IT convergence creates high anticipation and anxiety. New people entering physical security is one of the most emotional. The security systems market is a lot like Las Vegas - growing quickly, few of us are actually natives of the security industr...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Are US IP Video Companies Inferior?

The US has few leaders and none of the largest companies in IP video. This, despite the fact that, according to a recent study, there are disproportionately more US IP Video companies than the rest of the world [link no longer available]. Moreover...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Steelbox Foreclosed - Purchased by ASG

NVR provider Steelbox Networks [link no longer available] has gone out of business in the last month.  Steelbox, a specialist in large scale video management systems, was unable to obtain additional funding. Square 1 Bank [link no longer available...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

How Obama Impacts the Security Industry

The security bubble is burst. With the election of Obama, US demand for security products will drop significantly as subsidies for security technology are reduced and global tensions are eased. This will place significant pressure on businesses to...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

Is Public CCTV Effective?

While we continue to spend more on public CCTV systems, the debate on CCTV effectiveness has reached a polarizing and inconclusive standoff. On the one side, you have a number of studies and leading thinkers who clearly contend that CCTV systems a...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

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