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Alarm.com Favorability Results 2019

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The once dot com startup has evolved to become a core provider for home security and is now expanding into commercial. In their first entry in IPVM's favorability study, Alarm.com had strong net favorability though with high neutrality, as the ch...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

ISC West 2019 Report

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The IPVM team has finished at the Sands looking at what companies are offering and how they are changing their positioning. See below for 50+ manufacturer booth videos: Coverage includes: Top Trends In and Out of the Show Biggest Develop...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

UK Installer CCTV Aware - Flat Pricing, No Salespeople

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This is a different kind of company. They do flat pricing, they do not have any salespeople and 50% of their sales are sold and booked online. How does CCTV Aware do it? In this profile, based on our research and interview with the company's ...

By Dan Gelinas - 6 months ago

The Hanwha Techwin Million Dollar ISC West Booth

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One million dollars for 2 and 3/4 days. That is what Hanwha will pay for its ISC West 2019 exhibition. While the event is free for most attendees, the manufacturers pay heavily to fund it. Why is it so expensive? Is it worth it? Who makes most...

By John Honovich - 6 months ago

Airship VMS Profile

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Airship has been developing VMS software for over 10 years, however, with no outside investment, and minimal marketing, the company is not well known. But who is Airship? We spoke to them about their VMS, why they stopped OEMing Hikvision in 2017...

By Sean Patton - 6 months ago

Hikvision Favorability Results 2019

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Hikvision favorability results declined significantly in IPVM's 2019 study of 200+ integrators. While in 2017 Hikvision's favorability was polarized, now Hikvision's net unfavorability is clear, as the summary results below show: In this note, ...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

Network Optix Favorability Results 2019

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Network Optix is arguably the last new VMS. Founded in 2010, more than a decade after most client/server VMS offerings, the company has become a factor in the VMS market. However, this has largely been through other brands, as they are better know...

By John Honovich - 7 months ago

BCDVideo Expansion And Switch From HP To Dell Examined

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BCDVideo says they have more than tripled revenue in the past 5 years and are continuing to grow, powered most recently by switching their lead provider from HP to Dell. In this note, based on our talks with CEO Jeff Burgess [link no longer ava...

By IPVM Team - 7 months 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 - 7 months ago

BluB0x Company Profile

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BluB0x has doubled in revenue every year since its founding in 2013, according to CEO Patrick Barry [link no longer available]. We originally reported on them in 2015. At the time, they described themselves as a "hosted security platform that deli...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Ubiquiti Favorability Results 2019

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Ubiquiti has quietly grown into a $1+ billion annual revenue company, with offerings across wireless, wireline network and video surveillance (see our profile). While the company does little to no marketing, in IPVM's integrator study, they receiv...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Solink Raises $12 Million - Company Profile

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Most industry professionals have never heard of Solink, a company whose tagline is: It's time to revolutionize the way business uses video. However, raised ~$12 million USD recently, a substantial raise for video surveillance standards, espe...

By Dan Gelinas - 8 months ago

Milestone Drops Hikvision From Elite Partners

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Milestone has quietly dropped Hikvision from their 'Elite Partners', less than 3 years after adding the Chinese government-owned mega-manufacturer. This comes amidst rising criticisms of Hikvision, from mainstream global media and to UK and US ...

By John Honovich - 8 months ago

ADT And SimpliSafe Super Bowl LIII Ads Criticized

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Super Bowl ads are incredibly expensive, running $5+ million this year, but two of the security industry's most controversial companies ran ads this year - incumbent ADT and upstart SimpliSafe. However, marketing critics have been negative overal...

By Dan Gelinas - 8 months ago

Surging Wyze Raises $20 Million, Threat To Chinese Brands

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The Seattle Startup that is disrupting consumer IP cameras with $20 pricing has just raised $20 million dollars (SEC Filing and company press release). This is bad news for Chinese brands like Dahua, Hikvision, and Xiaomi that have been working...

By John Honovich - 8 months 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 - 9 months ago

Vivotek Favorability Report 2019

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Taiwanese video surveillance manufacturers, even relatively large ones like Vivotek, have lost ground in the PRC-China-driven race to the bottom. With market dynamics shifting, how would this impact Vivotek? Vivotek favorability results improved ...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

Avigilon Hires Hikvision NA Head of Marketing As VP of Global Marketing

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Avigilon has hired Alex Asnovich [link no longer available], who left Hikvision as Head of Marketing North America, to becomes Avigilon's Vice President of Global Marketing and Communications. Asnovich becomes the highest-profile leader of Hikv...

By John Honovich - 9 months ago

Turnover at Arcules

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Canon / Milestone are putting tens of millions into Arcules - their bet on the future of the VMS market (see IPVM's Arcules test report). But over the past half year, Arcules has had a rocky road, with significant turnover including at the execut...

By John Honovich - 9 months ago

Intersec 2019 Show Report

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The 2019 Intersec show, held annually in Dubai, is now complete. IPVM attended for 3 days, interviewing numerous Chinese and Western video surveillance manufacturers. Inside this report, we examine: Infinova "We Belong to USA" Axis On AI Hy...

By Charles Rollet - 9 months ago

UK Fines Security Firms For Illegal Direct Marketing

Two UK security firms have paid over $200,000 in fines for illegally making hundreds of thousands of calls to people registered on a government no-call list. Some of the calls included dubious claims of local crime waves or “free” equipment wi...

By Charles Rollet - 9 months ago

Gorilla Technology AI Provider, Raises $15 Million, Profiled

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Gorilla Technology is a Taiwanese video analytics manufacturer that recently announced a $15 million investment from SBI Group, saying this "strengthens our position as an Edge AI leader" In this report, based on a conversation with Gorilla Techn...

By Sean Patton - 9 months ago

CES 2019 Show Report

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IPVM was at CES 2019 for the second year (see our CES 2018 Show Final Report) and is reporting on announcements and interesting news from the show floors. This show report includes: Review of major new announcements at the show Drop in Chin...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

2019 Video Surveillance Cameras Overview

Each year, IPVM summarizes the main advances and changes for video surveillance cameras, based on our industry-leading testing and reporting. This is the 4th year we are doing this, compare to: 2018 Video Surveillance Cameras Overview 2017 ...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

CyberExtruder Face Recognition Profile

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CyberExtruder offers 3D modeling face recognition software that they say provides quicker and more accurate matches than other 2D face recognition solutions. We spoke with CyberExtruder to better understand their approach and how their offerings...

By Sean Patton - 9 months ago

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