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Favorite Wireless Surveillance Manufacturers 2011

Using wireless networking to connect video surveillance cameras has increased in the past few years, certainly helped by the strong growth of IP cameras. However, what type of wireless systems should one use and who are the 'best' manufacturers fo...

By Ethan Ace - over 8 years ago

Top 5 Disruptive Surveillance Companies 2012

What companies are driving changes in the video surveillance industry? What companies are the toughest competitors? In this new report, we answer these questions by looking at the top 5 most disruptive companies we see in the market.Phantom Forces...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Is Milestone Actually Making Any Money?

In the past 18 months, Milestone Systems has redefined itself as the low cost VMS champion, slashing prices at a feverish rate and introducing the industry's most well known free VMS offering. However, these actions have raised many questions, non...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Axis to Enter Access Control Market

[UPDATE 2013: Axis has officially entered the access control market.] The most powerful company in IP video surveillance, Axis, has its sights firmly set on entering the access control market. Multiple sources have confirmed that Axis is preparin...

By Ethan Ace - over 8 years ago

Ubiquiti is Killing the Wireless Networking Market

Most surveillance people think first of Firetide when considering wireless but Firetide is, in reality, a fairly small player that gets attention primarily from their relentless, VC fueled, PR campaigns. However, the true emerging gorilla is Ubiqu...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Mistaking Surveillance Start-up Success

People routinely assume that start-ups with big marketing presence at trade shows, magazines, events, etc. are successful. This is highly misleading and obscures a critical factor in true long term success - the ratio of revenue to company investm...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

New Surveillance Products Directory Fall 2011

This report provides a summary of key announcements and news being made related to or around the ASIS 2011 show.For each product or change, where applicable, we provide a link to the manufacturer's announcement on their site and then a link to our...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Who the Hell is Killing the Pelco Brand???

What a colossal marketing mistake - It looks like Schneider Electric is phasing out the Pelco brand in favor of its own [UPDATE: Schneider denies this, details below]. Perhaps this makes sense in a barbarian sense (to the victor goes the spoils) b...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

First Ever IPVM Surveillance Seminar Announced

We are excited to announce registration is open for the first ever IP Video Market Seminar to be held on September 21, 2011 in Orlando, Florida. [Update: Registration is now closed.]This Seminar will provide unparalled education, analysis and disc...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

Dealing with Manufacturers Complaints

We get a lot of manufacturer complaints. Every week. Seemingly someone is always upset, angry, disappointed, shocked, etc. Just like we have the right to criticize, manufacturers certainly have the right to complain. Some manufacturers provide ver...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

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 - almost 9 years ago

Dallmeier Panomera 51MP Camera Examined 2011

Dallmeier's Panomera Megapixel camera series [link no longer available] 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 ...

By John Honovich - almost 9 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 9 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 9 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 - about 9 years ago

Verint to Acquire Rontal, Offer PSIM

Verint has acquired Rontal Applications [link no longer available], 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 ...

By John Honovich - about 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 - over 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 - over 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 10 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 10 years ago

Milestone Essential VMS Version Examined

Milestone's new entry level version announcement [link no longer available] 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 X...

By John Honovich - almost 10 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 - about 10 years ago

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