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Dahua Faked Coronavirus Camera Marketing

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Dahua has conducted a coronavirus camera global marketing campaign centered around a faked detection. Now, Dahua has expanded this to the USA, where the company is banned by the US government for US government use and in 4 months, banned for US...

By John Honovich - 7 months ago

USA's Feevr Thermal Temperature System Examined

This US company has burst on to the scene, brashly naming itself 'feevr' and branding itself as a "COVID 19 - AI BASED NON CONTACT THERMAL IMAGING". We spoke with the company and examined its claims including: Technical Design Low pricing ...

By Ethan Ace - 7 months ago

FDA Gives Guidance on 'Coronavirus' Thermal Fever Detection Systems

The US FDA has given IPVM guidance on the use of thermal fever detection systems being marketed for coronavirus, as an explosion of such devices has occurred in the past month. While some companies are marketing these as a coronavirus solutio...

By Charles Rollet - 7 months ago

NetApp Video Surveillance Profile

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NetApp is increasing its efforts in video surveillance and told IPVM surveillance storage is the fastest-growing segment of its $6+ billion business. In this note, based on a discussion with NetApp about their product offerings, go-to-market, a...

By Sean Patton - 8 months ago

Coronavirus Hits Sony, Bosch Says Switch

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Sony's fall in video surveillance has been severe over the past decade. Now, they may be done. In this note, we examine Bosch's new announcement, Sony's manufacturing challenges and the bleak future for Sony video surveillance.

By John Honovich - 8 months ago

Verkada Lead Investor’s Fundamental Errors

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The man behind Verkada’s stunning $1.6 billion valuation, Aydin Senkut, has been talking up many fundamental errors he made in the investment. From fundamentally misunderstanding Honeywell and Hikvision to even Verkada itself, he has made one d...

By John Honovich - 9 months ago

Verkada Paying $100 For Referrals Just To Demo

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Some companies pay for referrals when the referral becomes a customer. Verkada is taking it to the next level - paying $100 referrals fees simply for a prospect to do a 30-minute web demo. Madness or Genius? In this note, we examine the approa...

By John Honovich - 9 months ago

Intersec 2020 Final Show Report

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IPVM spent all 3 days at the Intersec 2020 show interviewing various companies and finding key trends. We cover: Middle East Enterprise Market Challenges Strong Demand for AI Impact of Lack of privacy regulations VSaaS Shift Slow Axis In...

By Charles Rollet - 9 months ago

2020 Video Surveillance Cameras State Of The Market

Each year, IPVM explains the main advances and changes for video surveillance cameras, based on our industry-leading testing and reporting. This is the 5th year we are doing this, compare to: 2019 Video Surveillance Cameras State of the Mark...

By Ethan Ace and John Honovich - 10 months ago

Stop Blaming Your Employee, Wyze

Wyze management is at fault for its massive data leak, not its 'employee', as it has centered the blame on. While blaming an employee is clever marketing, it obscures the real issue here - that Wyze failed fundamentally at providing cybersecuri...

By John Honovich - 10 months ago

Freebie Face-Off: Rise of ~$30 Giveaways Examined

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The freebies are growing. Verkada started this (see The Fastest Growing Video Surveillance Sales Organization Ever - Verkada) and now has given away tens of thousands of Yeti Tumblers at a cost exceeding $1 million dollars. And direct competito...

By John Honovich - 11 months ago

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 - 12 months ago

Hikvision ColorVu is Smart Marketing

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 year 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 - about 1 year 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 - about 1 year 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 - over 1 year 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 - over 1 year 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 - over 1 year 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 - over 1 year 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 - over 1 year 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 - over 1 year 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 - over 1 year 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 - over 1 year ago

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