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Intrusion Motion Sensors Tutorial

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Motion sensors are one of the most common, and most useful alarm sensors, but they also often cause problems. Many motion sensors types exist and their suitability vary across applications. As such, knowing the differences in types and what impact...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 4 years ago

You Get Robbed, Canary Will Pay You Up To $1,000

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Canary is trying to break the status quo in DIY security, first by raising over $40 million, and now a revamp of their monthly services package could shake things up even more.   New offerings include an insurance reimbursement guarantee if thiev...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 4 years ago

Bosch Intrusion Detection Profile

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This is a first in a new IPVM series profiling intrusion detection / alarm offerings. In this series, starting with Bosch, we examine: Key Strengths Key Weaknesses Control Panel Offerings Central Station Compatibility Integration Options ...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 4 years ago

Intrusion Sensor Selection guide

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When designing intrusion systems, a number of sensor types can be selected, including: Magnetic Acceleromteter Glass Break PE/PIR/Laser Motion Inductive Loop Pressure Pad While magnetic contacts may be most common, there are most likely...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 4 years ago

Hikvision First Western Acquisition - Alarm Manufacturer Pyronix

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Hikvision has $1.5 billion, at least, to spend internationally. Now, they have done their first Western acquisition, acquiring UK alarm manufacturer [link no longer available] Pyronix. In this note, we review Pyronix's financials, their market p...

By John Honovich - about 4 years ago

Software House Access Control Company Profile

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In our 12th access company profile, we examine Software House's C-Cure access control platform: Comparing Software House to their competition Examining their management and client software Reviewing their product and support costs Covering t...

By Brian Rhodes - about 4 years ago

AMAG Access Control Company Profile

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In our 12th access control company profile, we examine AMAG Symmetry access control platform: Comparing AMAG to their competition Examining their management and client software Reviewing their product and support costs Covering their hardwar...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

Honeywell Acquires Videofied

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Honeywell has acquired RSI Technologies, the company behind Videofied, for ~$123 million USD. Rationale The two key reasons Honeywell cites for the acquisition are (1) video verification, an area that Videofied has long been the key specialist f...

By Brian Karas - over 4 years ago

Lenel Access Control Company Profile

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In our 10th access company profile, we examine Lenel OnGuard access control platform: Comparing Lenel to their competition Examining their management and client software Reviewing their product and support costs Covering their hardware and w...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

Hikvision Video Analytics Tested 2016

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We tested Hikvision's video analytics on six Hikvision models, ranging from entry level to high end Hikvision cameras, in this outdoor test scene: We tested against Avigilon's advanced analytics and Axis' Video Motion Detection 3 to see how the...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

Honeywell Pro-Watch Access Control Profile

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Inside we examine Honeywell Pro-Watch [link no longer available] access control line: Comparing Honeywell to their competition Examining their management and client software Reviewing their product and support costs Examining their dealer re...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

Videofield Launches Dealer / DIY Service Dragonfly

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RSI Technologies, the company behind Videofied, has launched a new DIY offering called DragonFly. There are many DIY security / intrusion offerings out there (e.g., Simplisafe - The Startup Silicon Valley Bets Will Beat ADT) and typically those DI...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

RS2 Access Control Company Profile

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Inside we examine RS2 Technologies Access It! line for best customer fit, key features, pricing, and main weaknesses. Profile RS2 is a US access company offering a range of platforms from small systems to enterprise platforms. Regardless of vers...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

Exacq Adds Access and Intrusion Integration

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PSIM for the price of a VMS? Exacq continues to expand its capabilities, now adding in both access and intrusion within the Exacavision client. In this note, we look at Exacq's growing 'solution' and how it compares to Avigilon, Genetec, and Mile...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

Honeywell NetAXS Access Control Profile

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Honeywell is one of the biggest names in security, and one of their most popular offerings is web based access. Inside we examine Honeywell's NetAXS platform's target market, pricing, key strengths and biggest gaps for access control. Profile Ho...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

Scout DIY Home Security Tested

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This hipster startup claimed it would crush cavemen alarm companies, with a DIY disruptive offering. Now in production, we bought a Scout Alarm system to see just how well it delivered. The DIY alarm market has been getting a lot of attention,...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

Startup Launches Home Intrusion Detection and Tracking System (Xandem)

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No contract, no installer. And not only does Xandem Home claim to detect intruders, it will track and map where they are right now and where they have been. Is this the next big step forward in DIY home intrusion detection that will surpass comp...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

Large Video Surveillance Systems Guide

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This 14 page guide explains the key uses, design factors, and players in the large system surveillance market. A global group of 80 integrators responded, each offering insights in selling, implementing, and maintaining video surveillance syste...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

BluB0X - The Most Ambitious Security Startup in Years

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This startup literally wants to do everything. They describe themselves as a "hosted security platform that delivers unprecedented unification of Access, Alarms, Visitor, Video and Biometrics." Their name is BluB0X (with a zero / 0 not a O), led...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 5 years ago

Hikvision iVMS-4200 Tested

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Though best known for their camera and recorders, mega Chinese manufacturer also makes their own VMS software. In this report, we share test results of Hikvision's iVMS-4200 [link no longer available], their VMS that works with their own cameras ...

By Ethan Ace - almost 5 years ago

The $100 Intrusion System Korner Tested

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Multi-year contracts at $30 per month are the norm. Now a startup is offering an intrusion system for $59 up front and just ~$3 monthly. The company, Korner, has billed itself as the "Home Security Anyone Can Use and Everyone Can Afford" and rai...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 5 years ago

Police Station Video Surveillance Guide

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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, impl...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 5 years ago

Airport Video Surveillance Guide

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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, implementin...

By Brian Rhodes - about 5 years ago

City Video Surveillance Guide

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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 - about 5 years ago

School Video Surveillance Guide

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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 qu...

By Brian Rhodes - about 5 years ago

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