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Struggling Arcules Changes Chief Revenue Officer

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Canon / Milestone spinout Arcules has struggled, now changing their Chief Revenue Officer, just a year after he came on board. The issue is not Arcules alone, as we argued this summer - Milestone Has Problems - the biggest of which is Arcules.

By John Honovich - 16 days ago

Hikvision ColorVu is Smart Marketing

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Hikvision ColorVu (see IPVM test results) is smart marketing, a lesson to be learned by competitors and a rising trend. Inside this note, we examine why, what competitors are missing, how ColorVu can help Hikvision and what issues there are in ...

By John Honovich - about 1 month 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 - about 2 months ago

ASIS GSX 2019 Final Show Report

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IPVM went to Chicago for ASIS GSX 2019, with many exhibitors disappointed about traffic and the exhibitor schedule changing next year. However, there were startups making progress, growing interest in gunshot detection, the return of a weakened...

By IPVM Team - 2 months ago

"Stats Don't Lie" Says Deceptive IFSEC

While IFSEC has declared #statsdontlie and trumpeted seemingly skyrocketing visitor numbers, they are decieving about their show's problems. On July 29, 2019, IFSEC declared: 34,000+ is an impressive number, especially since it represents a 25...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

ZeroEyes Gun Detection Startup

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A gun detection video analytics startup, ZeroEyes, is being led by a group of 6 former Navy SEALs, aiming to "save lives" by using AI to assist first responders of active shooting incidents. We spoke to ZeroEyes, to understand their analytics, ...

By Sean Patton - 4 months ago

Bosch Integrating Sony Video Security Sales And Marketing Team

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What is the future of Sony in video surveillance? In 2016, Bosch and Sony announced an atypical 'partnership'. Now, Bosch tells IPVM that they are integrating Sony's sales and marketing teams. Inside this note, we examine Bosch's statement, So...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

Ivideon Russian VSaaS Profile

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Ivideon was an early VSaaS entrant, initially focusing on the consumer market, claiming massive growth to IPVM in 2014. We spoke to Ivideon, to discuss their status in 2019, their current offerings, and expansion plans in the US and Europe, inc...

By Sean Patton - 5 months ago

IFSEC 2019 Show Report

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The UK's largest trade show, IFSEC, is underway and IPVM has been examining what is new and happening at the show. Inside, we cover: Huawei Is Out GDPR Changes Dahua Adds Umbrella Analytics Dahua Live Facial Recognition, No Permission Hi...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - 5 months ago

ADT Eliminating Acquired Brands, Unifying Under 'Commercial' Brand

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ADT is eliminating the brands of the many integrators it has acquired over the past few years, including Red Hawk, Aronson Security Group (ASG), Advanced Cabling, and Access Systems Integration as it moves to a unified 'ADT Commercial'. In this...

By John Honovich - 5 months ago

Nortek and SDS Fight Over Failed Settlement

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Distributor SDS said they reached a deal with Nortek but Nortek says no settlement was reached and the suit is still on. In this post, based on our talks with counsel for both the Plaintiff and the Defendant, we examine the following: What c...

By Dan Gelinas - 5 months ago

Verkada Favorability Results 2019

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Verkada has taken the industry by storm with the fastest growing video surveillance sales organization ever and a half billion dollar valuation. Now, it has achieved another milestone, in new IPVM integrator statistics, its net favorability of -28...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Security / Privacy Journalist Sam Pfeifle Interview

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Sam Pfeifle is best known as the outspoken former Editor of Security Systems News. After that, he was publications director at the International Association of Privacy Professionals, giving him insights into both the security and privacy worlds. ...

By Dan Gelinas - 6 months ago

Dahua USA Celebrates 5 Years of Errors

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Dahua USA is, in their own words, 'celebrating' 5 years in North America or as trade magazine SSN declared: Dahua Technology finds success in the North American security market in just five years While 5 years can be an opportunity to reflec...

By John Honovich - 6 months ago

Inside Look Into Scam Market Research

Scam market research has exploded over the last few years becoming the most commonly cited 'statistics' for most industries, despite there clearly being little to no real 'research' done. An undisclosed insider who worked at one of the major fi...

By John Honovich - 6 months ago

Vivotek Talks About Taiwan, China, Bans, AI And Business Development

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Vivotek, Taiwan's biggest manufacturer by revenue, did not have a booth at Taiwan's Secutech 2019 (which we are covering). However, marketing/communications execs Shengfu Cheng and Bridgette Pan did an interview on-site with IPVM (which has been c...

By Charles Rollet - 6 months ago

Verkada False Allegations Against Avigilon Exposed

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Verkada has leveled false allegations against Avigilon, as part of their aggressive marketing tactics against the 'dinosaurs' in the 'ancient' video surveillance market. Despite being obviously false and despite IPVM bringing this to Verkada's ...

By John Honovich and Sean Patton - 6 months ago

Verkada Salesman: IPVM "Stuck In A The Stone Age"

Verkada is 'tackling dinosaurs' and battling those, like IPVM, who are 'stuck in a the stone age'. Verkada's recent sales recruiting promotion centered around the dinosaurs of the security industry: And when IPVM dared to buy a Verkada syste...

By John Honovich - 7 months ago

Amazon Marketing Pro Installs of Amazon Security Systems

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Is Amazon a threat to conventional providers like ADT, Vivint and Brinks Home Security? Many say no. Now, Amazon is advertising free in-home consultation plus security systems "professionally installed by Amazon Experts.' We investigated the o...

By Dan Gelinas - 7 months ago

Ex-Integrator Now Growth Strategist Interviewed

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For more than a decade, Scot MacTaggart [link no longer available] was a security integrator (at PA-based PSX). In late 2018, he left the industry. He is now a Growth Strategist and he believes the industry is eating integrators alive. IPVM con...

By Dan Gelinas - 7 months ago

The Embarrassing Story of ISC West's Best New IP Camera

A sad but simple situation: Only 2 companies paid SIA the thousands of dollars required to compete for the best new 'cameras IP' The judges test nothing, depending on marketing demonstrations The only two 'cameras IP' entrants were a Hikvisio...

By John Honovich - 7 months ago

19 Facial Recognition Providers Profiled

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IPVM interviewed 19 facial recognition providers at ISC West to understand their claimed accuracy, success and positioning. 9 from China, where facial recognition has received the most significant recent support: Dahua: "interest but not ado...

By Charles Rollet - 7 months ago

Speco Ultra Intensifier Tested

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While ISC West 2019 named Speco's Ultra Intensifier the best new "Video Surveillance Cameras IP", IPVM testing shows the camera suffers from significant, obvious problems. We bought and tested the Ultra Intensifier dome (O2iD8) against super lo...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 7 months ago

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