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Foolish Strategy: OEMing Facial Recognition

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Almost as 'hot' as face recognition marketing right now is OEMing facial recognition. Last year, they were a who's who of company's with backdoors, now they are world leading computer vision experts. The strategy now though is OEM face recogniti...

By John Honovich - 3 months ago

AV Tech Company Profile

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Taiwanese manufacturer AV Tech's revenue declined ~70% since 2012. Planning a comeback, AV Tech spoke to IPVM about their opportunities and challenges. This profile will cover the following: Brief company history Revenue Decline Product Lin...

By Robert Shih - 4 months ago

Fullerton Returns, Joins OpenEye

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Eric Fullerton became one of the most famous people in the industry as the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of Milestone as Milestone became the most widely known VMS globally. Then he took one of the hardest jobs in the industry, in 2014, becom...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

SS&Si Claims To Be "The New Face of Security Distribution"

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Can 27-year-old Jake Voll disrupt the security distribution giants? He has positioned his company SS&Si as the 'NEW FACE' of distribution: Inside this note, based on an interview with Voll, we examine: Unconventional social media marketi...

By Dan Gelinas - 4 months ago

Longse USA Profile

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In September 2017, Longse bought and opened their USA office. As one of the largest South China surveillance manufacturers, they have previously been covered for spam email marketing, cloning Hikvision's embedded user interface and login screen...

By Robert Shih - 4 months ago

ADT Promotes DIFY - "Do It For You"

"Do It Yourself" (DIY) is a popular expression and has become such a common word that it has even made the Cambridge English dictionary. But why do it yourself when you can have someone "Do It For You" (DIFY)? If ADT has its way, DIFY may beco...

By Dan Gelinas - 4 months ago

Vintra "AI-Powered" Video Analytics Startup Profile

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Vintra is a Silicon Valley startup focused on AI-based video analytics. They had booths at IACP and ISC West demonstrating their hosted or on-premise solutions. We spoke Vintra, to better understand their approach, and how they position their ana...

By Sean Patton - 4 months ago

Axis Bad Marketing - Panoramic Commercial

Axis is bad at marketing. Recall last month - Axis: "No One Wants To Buy A Camera" and, more generally their 2018 production introductions. But this one is especially good bad. Axis released "The Heist" a commercial about how a bank vault is rob...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

ASIS Offering Custom Research For Manufacturers

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Manufacturers often want to know what industry people think about trends and, in particular, the segments and product they offer.  ASIS and its publication Security Management offer what they call 'Custom Research' that allows manufacturers to pa...

By Dan Gelinas - 4 months ago

Axis: "No One Wants To Buy A Camera"

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Axis has, in its own description, made a bold declaration: The industry is changing so rapidly that the following statement might seem bold but it’s true. No one wants to buy a camera. This statement underscores a number of material proble...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

Wyze Explosive Growth Disrupting Consumer IP Camera Market

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Wyze, a company founded only in 2017, is poised to disrupt the consumer IP camera market by combining American marketing and Chinese manufacturing to deliver far lower prices for IP cameras (starting at $19.99). The company recently announced sel...

By IPVM Team - 5 months ago

IPVM Launches Best New Product Awards

IPVM is launching its own Best New Video Surveillance Product Awards in 2019. The goal is to provide the industry with a legitimate program, based on testing, transparent analysis and no pay to play. This will help buyers make better decisions and...

By John Honovich - 5 months ago

Geutebruck Company Profile

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Geutebrück has been in business for nearly 50 years, but they are not well known within the US surveillance market. In this report, we profile Geutebrück, based on a conversation with Geutebrück's majority owner, Katharine Geutebrueck and Geuteb...

By Sean Patton - 5 months ago

Knightscope Winning Investors, Struggling With Growth

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While Knightscope's new financials show the company only winning 11 new customers in the past 12 months, the company continues to win new investors. Two of the notable positive moves for the company are its NYC showcase and its participation in t...

By Dan Gelinas - 5 months ago

Huawei Admits AI "Bubble"

A fascinating article from the Chinese government's Global Times: Huawei’s AI ambition to reshape industries. While the Global Times talks about Huawei 'unveiling' their AI strategy, Huawei was showing this at IFSEC 2018, e.g., see our Huawei S...

By John Honovich - 5 months ago

Amazon Touts Home Security Market Disruption

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Amazon is coming for ADT and all of home security. Indeed, Amazon is advertising this as, in their own words, calling home security a: Inside this note, we examine Amazon's advertising and marketing to disrupt home security, how they plan to do...

By John Honovich - 5 months ago

The Robolliance is Dead

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The Robolliance has died. Formed 2 years ago to fanfare, the robots-focused marketing machine is no more, having slipped quietly away sometime in the first half of 2018. When originally launched IPVM covered that the Robolliance, if not actual ...

By Dan Gelinas - 6 months ago

ASIS GSX 2018 Show Report

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In the first major US show since the US government ban of Dahua and Hikvision was passed into law, the mega Chinese companies were in retreat and rivals happy to take advantage of it. Hanwha had numerous huge banners touting 'trust' and 'Made in ...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Dell Launches IoT for Surveillance

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Historically, Dell has been a PC and server provider (e.g., "Dude, you're getting a Dell") and widely used for surveillance storage. However, in 2016, Dell finished acquiring EMC (which included VMware) and is now leveraging those companies to la...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

Hikvision FIPS 140-2 Cybersecurity Certification Examined

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A week after the US government passed a law banning Hikvision, Hikvision announced it had obtained a FIPS 140-2 certification from the US government with Hikvision touting it as "another important milestone in Hikvision's cybersecurity program."...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

$25 Million US COPS SVPP School Security Funding Examined

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The US Congress has authorized the School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP) to fund various security measures and training to mitigate active shooting. $25 million is available and the deadline to apply is next Monday. IPVM examines: What I...

By Dan Gelinas - 8 months ago

Fail: Dahua "Didn't Check The Lux Levels but It Was Dark"

Dahua UK has been promoting their camera quality on LinkedIn: I, and others, asked what the lux level of the scene was. (background: Lux Rating / Minimum Illumination Guide, and Training: Using a Lux Meter). Didn't Check Dahua UK's response: ...

By John Honovich - 8 months ago

Directory of 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 entity in the market. 2018 State of Security Startups Today, most of the major companies in the industry...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Drops Dahua, Fenner Becomes ISS CMO

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Hired to improve Dahua's miserable marketing just last year, Janet Fenner has quit Dahua, joining VMS manufacturer ISS as Chief Marketing Officer. Thus ends yet another public spectacle for Dahua. But what went wrong? And where does Dahua's mar...

By John Honovich - 9 months ago

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