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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? De...

By IPVM Team - 17 days ago

Glossary / Acronyms for Video Surveillance

This directory provides definitions and explanations for over 70 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 incl...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months 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 Ke...

By John Honovich - about 2 months ago

Directory of 70 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. 2019 State of Video Surveillance Startups In the past year, the number and funding of video surveillanc...

By IPVM Team - 7 months 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 including: Ne...

By Sean Patton - 9 months 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 Si...

By Sean Patton - 10 months ago

OpenALPR Doubles Prices

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There is no 'race to the bottom' in cloud / AI video surveillance. In May, Verkada increased their prices. Now, OpenALPR is doing the same with a drastic doubling in price for its CloudAPI service. Further, the price hike is accompanied by a cu...

By IPVM Team - 10 months 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 - about 1 year ago

Genetec Security Center 5.8 Tested

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Genetec has released Version 5.8. This comes after a wait of more than a year that caused frustrations for many Genetec partners. Our previous test (which covers the fundamentals), found Security Center to offer many enterprise features and a com...

By Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

OpenALPR Acquired By Mysterious Novume

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Startup OpenALPR has been acquired by Novume, a company virtually unknown in the industry. While there are many LPR providers (see our directory), OpenALPR is best known for its open source option + cloud LPR service. In this note, based on ou...

By Dan Gelinas - about 1 year ago

Milestone Machine Learning Camera Auto-Setting Examined

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Milestone wants to improve image quality using Machine Learning to solve the problem of "a camera doesn't know what it is being used for", automatically, without user input. We spoke to Milestone, and in this note, we examine the offering, anal...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

Genetec Declares "Lead With Synergis" Access Control

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Genetec started with and is best known for its video management software. However, the company is now imploring its partners to lead with Synergis, its access control software, as this LinkedIn post and video clip shows: Why would a 'VMS comp...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

Police Department Surveillance Manager Interview

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Former Memphis PD Surveillance Manager, Lt. Joseph Patty retired months ago, but kept busy during his decades on the force, working to build up the city's surveillance infrastructure from a couple dozen to thousands of cameras to help fight the ...

By Dan Gelinas - about 1 year ago

PlateSmart LPR Profile

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PlateSmart Technologies claims to "turn any conventional surveillance camera into a license plate recognition camera" We spoke with PlateSmart to better understand their approach and how their offerings differ from other LPR offerings. In this n...

By Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

Motorola Acquires VaaS / Vigilant LPR

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Less than a year after Motorola Solutions spent a billion to acquire Avigilon, the company has made another major acquisition spending nearly a half billion on VaaS. The company name 'VaaS' is poorly known in the space, and should not be confus...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

IACP 2018 Police Show Final Report

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IPVM went to Orlando to cover the 2018 IACP conference, the country's largest police show (about as big as ASIS), examining the 700+ exhibitors: It is a big show floor: With President Trump shaving spoken at the show, as our shot of security...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

Video Analytics Integration Guide

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Video analytics is hot again (at least conceptually) but integrating video analytics with VMSes can be challenging. This is especially significant when using 'smart' IP cameras or 3rd party server-based analytics that need to sent their results / ...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

ISS VMS / Video Analytics Company Profile

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Who is ISS? In the past few months, they had one of the craziest ISC West promo items in years. Then, they hired industry veteran and ex-Dahua Director Janet Fenner as CMO, who promptly took over Hikvision's abandoned GSX 2018 booth in the middl...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

Axis Adds LPR - License Plate Verifier Examined

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Axis is finally releasing their own License Plate Recognition software application called License Place Verifier, but it has some significant limitations. LPR software running onboard Axis cameras is not new, but previously required a 3rd-party...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

4 Most Difficult Camera Installs (Statistics)

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Heavy housings, cumbersome brackets, heavy ladders required, and tricky field of view requirements will cause difficulties no matter the camera manufacturer, because of the install location or complexity of the camera technology. This continues I...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

China Public Video Surveillance Guide: From Skynet to Sharp Eyes

China is expanding its video surveillance network to achieve “100%” nationwide coverage by 2020, including facial recognition capabilities and a database that allows authorities to track and cross-check video data across the country. This progr...

By Charles Rollet - almost 2 years ago

IP License Plates

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IP cameras, IP speakers, IP toasters... IP license plates? The next generation of license plates is making mainstream news, being called 'digital' and 'smart'. One thing they certainly are is networked as these license plates will be connected ...

By John Honovich - almost 2 years ago

JCI / Tyco Security Acquires Smartvue

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Johnson Controls (Tyco Security) has acquired cloud provider Smartvue (see recent IPVM Smartvue profile). Smartvue will join Exacq and VideoEdge in what JCI described to IPVM as a compliment to those offerings. Inside this note, we share feedba...

By John Honovich - almost 2 years ago

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