Monitors (30)

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Top VC Backs Video Analytics Baby Monitor (Nanit)

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One of the most well respected Venture Capitalists has not only invested in a video analytics developer but has given a ringing endorsement to the future of the space. In this note, we examine the company invested in (Nanit) and why this is a bul...

By Brian Karas - 7 months ago

Camera Video Display Problems Tested

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In the old days, displaying video was simple. Both cameras are monitors were generally the same aspect ratio, so it was fairly simple to display video without any problems. Now, though, with various aspect ratios (16:9 monitors, 4:3 cameras, 16:9...

By Ethan Ace - 10 months ago

Airport Video Surveillance Guide

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This 20-page guide explains the key uses, design factors, and players in the Airport Surveillance market. A global group of 40 integrators and consultants with airport project experience responded, each offering insights in selling, implementin...

By Brian Rhodes - over 1 year ago

City Video Surveillance Guide

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This 31-page guide explains the key uses, design factors, and players in the City Surveillance market. A global group of 60 integrators responded, each offering insights in selling, implementing, and maintaining metropolitan video surveillance ...

By Brian Rhodes - over 1 year ago

Camera Commissioning Labor Standards

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Adding to our Camera Install Labor Standards, IPVM has established standards for the following two common scenarios: "How many manhours would you estimate to: Configure an uninstalled camera, ie: IP addressing, firmware updates, basic image set...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 years ago

Testing 4K Monitors for Surveillance

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4K televisions and monitors are becoming increasingly available and affordable.  We tested a 4K monitor vs a 1080p one. For testing, we purchased a 39" 4K Seiki SE39UY04 for ~$400 USD online, which is one of the lowest priced 4K displays availab...

By Derek Ward - over 2 years ago

Trend: 4K Monitors for Surveillance

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4K is one of the next growth areas for IP cameras. Indeed, with major new announcements at CES 2014, it may more quickly impact surveillance monitor selection first. Historically, some objected to multi megapixel cameras because of monitor resolu...

By John Honovich - about 3 years ago

Here's How Real Security Systems Should Be Designed

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One of the best books in our industry is Mary Lynn Garcia's Design and Evaluation of Physical Protection Systems where she expertly argues for rigorous security designs rather than the all too common technique of throwing up devices and hoping to ...

By Carlton Purvis - about 3 years ago

Surveillance Video Wall Guide

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Relic, Eye Candy, or Critical? All three labels may describe surveillance videowalls - vast arrays of monitors used to display hundreds of camera outputs and other security information. They provide an efficient way to display video for large grou...

By Brian Rhodes - over 3 years ago

Testing Android MiniPC and Raspberry Pi

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Local viewing is a common problem for VMS software based systems. Even for DVR/NVR appliances with direct video output, if the video needs to be viewed elsewhere, it typically requires a monitor and a PC. One solution gaining attention is deployi...

By John Honovich - almost 4 years ago

How Do End Users Monitor Surveillance?

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How actively are surveillance systems monitored? Do end users prefer to passively use surveillance for recording activity, or do they actively monitor surveillance video so they can respond in real time? We asked a group of globally distributed en...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

7 New Retail Security / Surveillance Products

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A number of promising new retail security and surveillance products are available. In this note, we summarize those products and provide references to our in-depth reviews of each.IP Public View MonitorsAnalog public view monitors suffer from low ...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

New Trend: IP Public View Monitors

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While Public View Monitors have been a fundamental surveillance tool for many years, they have been analog-only, and therefore fit awkawardly into IP surveillance systems. Now IP versions are coming to market. In this note, we examine IP based PVM...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

Surveillance Monitor Preferences

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All surveillance system use monitors but why is one monitor chosen over another? Are integrators selective in what types they specify? We recently surveyed integrators on how particular they are when recommending monitors used for video surveillan...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

Designing Security Monitoring Stations

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Our Security Monitoring Station Guide is an introduction to selecting the right surveillance monitoring console furniture. In it, a number of people commented on challenges in using design software to lay out furniture. In this note, we delve dee...

By John Grocke - almost 5 years ago

Security Monitoring Station Guide

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Console furniture optimized for security command centers is typically required for surveillance systems installations of 50+ cameras. Those sites regularly have a trained security operator or staff to view live and recorded video and manage access...

By John Grocke - almost 5 years ago

Public View Monitors

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Showing that video surveillance is in use can be a powerful crime deterrent as criminals seek out environments where their illegal activity cannot be observed. A common method of doing this is with Public View Monitors. These monitors show the pub...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 5 years ago

New Surveillance Products Directory Fall 2011

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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 5 years ago

Extending Surveillance Monitor Signal / Cable Runs

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Often surveillance monitors are located quite some distance from VMS workstations. Since most video signals have relatively modest default distance limitations, care must be taken to ensure against video degradation or signal loss. In these cases,...

By Ethan Ace - over 5 years ago

Evoz Baby Monitor's Potential for Disruption

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A Silicon Valley startup, Evoz, is receiving extensive tech press coverage for a new baby monitoring service that incorporates audio analytic technology. In this update, we examine the potential for Evoz to be disruptive to the home monitoring / s...

By John Honovich - over 5 years ago

Do Monitors Waste Higher Resolution Surveillance Cameras?

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One fear we commonly hear about using higher resolution cameras is that capturing more pixels than can be displayed live on the monitor is a waste. For instance, if you have a 1920 x 1080 camera but display it on a 1280 x 720 monitor, the greater ...

By John Honovich - over 5 years ago

Surveillance Monitoring Station Best Practices

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We examine key considerations in the design and use of video surveillance monitoring stations. All too often, the tendency is to hang multiple large monitors (42” or larger) on the wall, see how impressive it looks and be happy. Not only is that o...

By John Honovich - almost 6 years ago

Cisco's Video Management (VSM and Stream Manager) Examined

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Cisco's approach to video surveillance management is uncommon. Before one can appreciate how it is better or worse, it is important to understand what it is and how it differs. In this report, we examine both of Cisco's VMS offerings - the Cisco V...

By Antony Look - about 6 years ago

Testing Surveillance as a 'Game' (Internet Eyes)

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What if you could have live monitors watch your business around the clock for about $100 per month? If they see a threat, they trigger an alarm that goes to your phone? Would you do it? If those monitors were regular people at home watching on th...

By John Honovich - about 6 years ago

Testing The iPad and iPhone for Video Surveillance

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The iPhone and iPad are certainly hot, capturing popular interest around the globe. The question, for us, is: What value do these devices have for video surveillance? Will they improve surveillance monitoring? If so, how and in what ways? What mat...

By Benros Emata - over 6 years ago

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