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New Surveillance Products Review June 2011

In this report, we provide in depth coverage of new surveillance product releases announced in May and June 2011. Below are the products we are reviewing including a link to each company's announcement: Axis Lightfinder / Q1602 Axis Low Cost Encod...

By John Honovich - about 8 years ago

Dallmeier Panomera 51MP Camera Examined 2011

Dallmeier's Panomera Megapixel camera series announcement likely drew the most interest of any new product introduction at the IFSEC 2011 show. The two most novel claims Dallmeier made was that (1) the Panomera provided up to 51MP resolution and (...

By John Honovich - about 8 years ago

Debunking Arecont Rep's Megapixel vs Analog Calculator

One of the most common and dangerous fallacies in IP video surveillance today is pixel / resolution equivalency. For example, many vendors will tell you that a 3.1 MP camera is equal to 10 analog (or SD IP cameras) because a 3.1MP camera has 10 ti...

By John Honovich - about 8 years ago

Debunking IQinVision's Green Calculator

IQinVision has been promoting its Green Calculator as a means to demonstrate significant operational cost savings one can achieve by using their cameras. This is one of their online tools (requiring free registration). Inside the tool, the defaul...

By John Honovich - about 8 years ago

New Surveillance Products Spring 2011 Final

In this report, we provide a single source listing new video surveillance products announced in Spring 2011 and in conjunction with ISC West.For each product, where applicable, we provide a link to the manufacturer's announcement on their site and...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Verint to Acquire Rontal, Offer PSIM

Verint has acquired Rontal Applications, an Isreal based PSIM provider. Verint will start providing its own PSIM offering based on Rontal's SimGuard. In this note, we analyze the fit and impact including sharing answers from Verint on our question...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Pelco Releases "Free" Video Analytics

Starting with Sarix Release 1.6, Pelco is providing 'free' video analytics for its Extended Platform (EP) models. This is a very interesting move as Pelco has a much publicized relationship / resale of Object Video's analytics. In this note, we ex...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

PSIM Market Size and Projections Examined

In this 5 page note, we examine 4 projections for the PSIM market, providing guidance on the key issues and factors impacting adoption, growth and size. This is an especially interesting case as the projections are widely divergent based on compet...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Surveillance Manufacturer Trends 2010

Trends and strategies in the video surveillance market are shifting. In this report, we examine the top trends and the most interesting moves by surveillance manufacturers.Market TrendsStarting with the 'big picture', we see 4 key trends coming ou...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Can PSIM move downmarket?

Significant speculation exists about the future and potential of PSIM. Widely criticized as being a niche product for the largest security organizations, one line of thought advocates expanding PSIM downmarket. In the PSIM LinkedIn Group, proponen...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

The State of the VMS Market 2010

Video Management Software is undergoing a violent transformation. Evolving from its niche beginnings, VMS has matured into a core component of video surveillance. However, the current shifts are stronger and faster than the market has ever experie...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

The Fallout from OnSSI's Offensive Examined

The fallout has been spectacular. OnSSI's hate video triggered an unprecedented reaction for a social media post. Here are some take-aways we found: The level of interest was extremely high. For instance, in the first 12 hours, over 800 people ...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

Testing WebcampXP Pro's VMS

For those looking for an inexpensive video management system online, WebcamXP Pro has been frequently cited for many years. At no more than $120 per computer, it's inexpensive. But how good is it and what should it be used for? In this test, we e...

By Benros Emata - almost 9 years ago

Milestone Essential VMS Version Examined

Milestone's new entry level version announcement will have a major impact on the VMS market, forcing rivals to match or lose market share and benefiting consumers by lowering prices. The new entry level package, called XProtect Essential, replaces...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

Recommending Video Surveillance Products

Starting June 1, 2010, IP Video Market will make recommendations on the selection of specific video surveillance products. This post provides background and explanation of our plan. We invite the community to respond with questions, feedback or ob...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

2010 Spring Surveillance Trends

Emerging from ISC West, a number of clear trends will likely impact purchasing decisions over the next 12 months. In this premium report, we examine the 6 key factors, including positive and negative trends Poll: Which trend will have the most im...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Pelco's All-HD Gambit: Who Wins? Who Losses?

In a much publicized move, Pelco's booth at ISC West was 'all-HD': HD fixed camera, HD PTZs, HD monitors, HD NVR appliances, etc. Even in an industry where nearly all the incumbents are now marketing IP heavily, this move stood out for it's 'bet ...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Where's the Real Innovation in Video Surveillance?

It's a puzzle - do the lack of strong new product announcements at this year's first security trade show mean a lack of new innovation in video surveillance? 2009 vs. 2010 Last year, by comparison, the innovation trend was clear - a fast and bro...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Readers Respond: 134 Votes, 25 Comments Examined

Over 100 people voted and more than 25 left detailed comments to our recent question/discussion. In this post, we review and respond to the comments offered. 134 people responded to our survey on "How Critical Should We Be of Video Surveillance P...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Should Manufacturers Publicly Share Technical Docs?

Technical documentation is important for evaluating products and learning how to optimally use them. User manuals, training materials and videos are some of the most critical. Despite this, a significant number of manufacturers provide no on-line ...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Marketing Statistics for Security Integrators

Security Sales Magazine has released a statistical report on marketing expenditures and choices for US security integrators. The most interesting points made include: Close rates for new business dropped from 56% to 46% between 2009 and 2008...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Details on Archerfish Solo SmartCam Disclosed

In conjunction with the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show, Cernium is releasing more information on its Archerfish managed video / smart camera / embedded storage product. New details disclosed include: On-board storage to support one week of rec...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

GuardYourPlace.com: MLM Comes to Video Surveillance

With IP video expanding the use of video surveillance in the home, classic and controversial consumer marketing practices are arising, specifically Multi-Level Marketing. A new entrant, GuardYourPlace.com, offers a simple managed video service us...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Is ADT Over-Selling IP Video?

In perhaps the most over-stated marketing piece of the year, ADT's "Network Video Benefits and Guide" whitepaper provides a flawed case for moving to IP video. While some points are standard claims, a number are problematic: Claims DVRs requir...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Is Cisco the Lindsay Lohan of Video Surveillance?

To get a sense of the widespread disrespect for Cisco in the security industry, consider the Editor of Security Systems News recent comment on our FTC article: "Cisco is the Lindsay Lohan of the industry right now." He was not even trying to...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

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