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Video Analytics Algorithms / Efficiency

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One of the biggest barriers to video analytics is having sufficient computational resources. An alternative to increasing hardware performance for video analytics is improving algorithm efficiency.

By IPVM Team - 9 days ago

Flock Safety Favorability Statistics 2021

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LPR startup Flock Safety raised $47M in 2020, but what do integrators think of them? In this report, we look at how ~200 integrators rated Flock and explain the trends in their responses. Readers should also see our test of Flock: Flock...

By Ethan Ace - 19 days ago


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This 16-page guide explains the fundamentals of license plate recognize / automatic number plate recognition. Inside we cover: Traditional OCR LPR OCR Visually Equivalent Characters Deep Learning LPR Plate Datasets Accuracy Claim...

By Sean Patton - 24 days ago

IPVM Video Analytics Course

With over 150 attendees, the world’s best Video Analytics course for video surveillance is being held live. An on-demand version will be offered in May. The course costs $299. The video overviews the course: Based on IPVM's continuous,...

By Donald Maye - 27 days ago

Dahua Wins Brazil Direct Bid After Government Reversal

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Dahua has been declared the winner after initially losing a controversial $20+ million USD deal for 1,000+ cameras in which it bid directly to the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo. Inside this note, we review the deal, discuss why the...

By Robert Wren Gordon - about 1 month ago

Genetec Valcri Criminal Investigation Software

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In 2019, Genetec quietly acquired Valcri from a UK University. Recently, Wired wrote about Valcri in an investigation about "spying eyes everywhere". But what does Valcri exactly do? Inside this note, based on a briefing with Genetec, we...

By Zach Segal - about 1 month ago

Video Analytics Architecture 101

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Video analytics can be run in a variety of ways that have significantly different pros and cons. IPVM has identified 9 fundamental architectures, explaining the tradeoffs of each one herein. These architectures are: Run entirely on the...

By IPVM Team - 2 months ago

Flock Safety LPR Tested

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LPR startup Flock has raised over $80 million, claiming their license plate readers "stop crime", but how well do they work in the real world? We tested Flock Safety's LPR camera for over two weeks, examining the following: How accurate...

By Derek Ward - 3 months ago

Hikvision Wins $46 Million Provincial Capital Project Direct

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Hikvision has won a ~$46 million USD deal directly with a provincial capital. The deal includes ~5,000 cameras and covers a wide range of facial, traffic, and "smart community" analytics. In this report, we examine the details of the deal,...

By Isabella Cheng - 5 months ago

LPR / ANPR Fall 2020 24 On-Demand Recordings + Key Themes

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This report has 12 hours of recorded videos featuring 24 ANPR/LPR providers plus key themes we found from the presentations. Key Themes 5 key themes were highlighted during the show: Regional Differences in LPR (US vs EU vs India vs...

By Adam Tyson - 5 months ago

Why Verkada Is Moving Its AI From Cloud to Edge

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Is the future of video surveillance AI the cloud or the edge? For Verkada, the answer is clear - the edge, onboard its cameras. In a recent webinar, Verkada's engineering leaders explained why and, in this note, we summarize their position...

By Sean Patton - 5 months ago

Flock Safety Raises $47 Million

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Major investments continue. Now, Flock Safety, an ALPR-as-a-service startup, has announced $47 million in funding, "to solve more crime and protect privacy." In this note, based on a conversation with Flock's CEO Garrett Langley, we examine...

By Sean Patton - 6 months ago

Axis License Plate Verifier Tested

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Axis has historically left license plate verification to their partners, but this changed with the release of License Plate Verifier, an Axis camera application designed for low speed (<30 km/h) recognition. But how well does it work? To...

By Derek Ward - 9 months ago

Directory of 99 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...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

Vivotek Presents AI Analytics and LPR

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Vivotek presented its AI Analytics and LPR at the April 2020 IPVM New Products show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Vivotek including IPVM Q&A Background on the company and the new product Key Positive factors to...

By Sean Patton - 11 months ago

Digifort Presents VMS 7.3 with AI Analytics

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Digifort presented its VMS 7.3 with AI analytics at the April 2020 IPVM New Products show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Digifort including IPVM Q&A Background on the company and the new product Key Positive factors to...

By Sean Patton - 12 months ago

Euklis Presents AI Analytics

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Euklis presented its AI facial recognition, LPR, and object recognition analytics at the April 2020 IPVM New Products show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Euklis including IPVM Q&A Background on the company and the new...

By Sean Patton - 12 months ago

Genetec Presents Security Center for Airports

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Genetec presented its Security Center for Airports at the April 2020 IPVM New Products show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Genetec including IPVM Q&A Background on the company and the new product Key Positive factors to...

By Sean Patton - 12 months ago

Vivotek LPR Camera Tested

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Vivotek has historically sold license plate capture cameras but not LPR. Now, they have released their own cameras with embedded LPR. How do they perform in real-world scenes? We bought and tested the IB9387-LPR 5MP V Series bullet to find out,...

By Derek Ward - about 1 year ago

Video Analytics 101

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This guide teaches the fundamentals of video surveillance analytics. Inside we cover: Why Use Video Analytics Video Analytics Warning Where are analytics performed? Camera? Server? Cloud? Original VMD-Based Analytics Why AI Analytics?...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

Glossary / Acronyms for Video Surveillance

This directory provides definitions and explanations for over 90 common video surveillance industry terms, including links to related IPVM tutorials and guides. This directory will be continuously updated. If there is a term you want to be...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

Motorola Solutions Speaks on Avigilon / Video Strategy

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2 years ago Motorola Solutions acquired Avigilon for a billion dollars but what is Motorola's strategy for Avigilon plus Watchguard and Vigilant, two other video companies they acquired since then? We spoke with Motorola Solutions's SVP John...

By John Honovich - about 1 year ago

Avigilon ACC7 VMS Tested

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Avigilon's Control Center 7 boldly claims it will "transform live video monitoring" with the new Focus of Attention "AI-enabled" interface. We tested ACC7 and in this report, we examine its main strengths and primary weaknesses...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

Sighthound Transforms Into Enterprise AI Provider Profile

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Sighthound is now rapidly expanding its R&D team, building an enterprise AI service. This may come as a surprise given their origins 6 years ago acquiring a small residential analytics offering (Vitamin D). Why the change? We spoke with...

By Sean Patton - almost 2 years ago

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