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InternetEyes Crowdsourced Remote Video Monitoring

Crowdsourcing - the process of outsourcing tasks to the general public using the Internet to distribute work - is a hot trend. However, will it work and can it compete with traditional remote monitoring providers? A new entrant is proposing this ...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Testing VideoIQ's Video Analytics (iCVR)

In this test, we examine one of the most discussed manufacturers in video analytics - VideoIQ. Their claims of automatic calibration and self-learning technology has drawn substantial interest. Their most recent product offering, the iCVR, is one ...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Alarm.com Examined

Alarm.com is expanding into the video surveillance market with a hosted video offering similar to Axis STS. With 200,000 current customers and 800 dealers, Alarm.com is leveraging its foothold in the security monitoring market to expand into video...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

VMS / NVR / DVR 2009 Mid-Year Market Review

Over the first half of 2009, improvements in deployment simplicity was the strongest theme for video management systems. While few to no groundbreaking features were introduced, more than a dozen manufacturers took steps to reduce the complexity o...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Video Analytics 2009 Mid-Year Market Review

The last six months were rough for video analytics. Little good news and lots of public recognition of video analytic troubles. In our own recent analysis and survey on video surveillance technology trends, video analytics finished a distant third...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Testing Cisco SMB Software and PTZ Camera (PVC300)

This report examines and shows the abilities and performance of key products in Cisco's emerging Small Business Video Surveillance product line. Specially, we test their IP video surveillance software and their PTZ camera (the PVC-300). For backgr...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

BriefCam's Surveillance Search Technology Examined

BriefCam aims to simplify video surveillance search. They generate intelligent video synopses that enables investigators to watch the key events of hours of video in a fraction of the time. Below is a short introductory demo of BriefCam's technol...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Testing NUUO's IP Video Surveillance Software

NUUO aims to beat companies such as Milestone, OnSSI and Exacq with broader functionalities and product lines at lower cost. What ACTi is to Axis, NUUO hopes to be to the IP video software providers. NUUO is prominent in Asia but not well known i...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Should You Use PTZ Cameras?

Though popular, PTZ cameras often create a false sense of security. They make for great demonstrations but are often underutilized or misused. The use of PTZ cameras varies significantly. Offices and fast food restaurants rarely use PTZ cameras. ...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

VMS Service Fees

VMS vendors and integrators are both looking for new services to offer (recurring revenue, etc.) VideoInsight released a series of interesting documents describing their offering including: Live monitoring starting at $25 per camera per month ...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Testing Axis Camera Station - VMS Software

Axis is much better known for its IP cameras than its VMS software. Nonetheless, their VMS, Camera Station, is quite interesting because of the relative sophistication of the product, Axis' market size and speculations about the future of Camera S...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Should You Use Twitter for Security Monitoring?

Internet luminary Kevin Rose suggests that we cut out alarm monitoring companies through the use of low cost devices and sharing alerts via Twitter. Friends and neighbors can then monitor those alerts and respond appropriately. [Watch Kevin Rose's...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

City Wide Monitoring by Police of Private Cameras

The City of Atherton in California is now running a fairly sophisticated operation whereby the police remotely monitor IP video surveillance. The article provides a significant amount of details including operational setup and charges ($300 sign-u...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Emza Video Analytics for Remote Site Monitoring

Emza offers a remote site intrusion detection solution by applying video analytics in a very specific and optimized manner for the application. Remote sites like substations and water plants contain valuable resources yet are routinely unguarded a...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

How Apple Impacts Video Surveillance

Apple's interest in video surveillance is generating significant interest. This report examines the key areas where Apple will (and will not) impact the video surveillance industry. Key Impact - iPhone/iPod touch The Apple iPhone (and iPod touch...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

Is Public CCTV Effective?

While we continue to spend more on public CCTV systems, the debate on CCTV effectiveness has reached a polarizing and inconclusive standoff. On the one side, you have a number of studies and leading thinkers who clearly contend that CCTV systems a...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

360 Panoramic Cameras Going Mainstream

After years of unfulfilled promises, panoramic cameras look ready to go mainstream. Increased performance, reduced costs and the rise of IP video systems have transformed a product with great potential into a key component of video surveillance s...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

How does Cisco Video Surveillance affect me?

For 2 years now, speculation has been high on Cisco's video surveillance play. The Harrah's announcement magnifies this fear and excitement. To help assess the impact, this article reviews Cisco's video surveillance products, positioning and pric...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

How to Calculate Video Surveillance ROIs

ROI calculations are powerful but can be distorted. While they hold the promise of identifying objective value, they can often obscure the truth. The goal of this review is to help the security manager better understand supplier ROI calculations...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

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