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Production Support for ONVIF and PSIA

Milestone has released production support for both ONVIF and PSIA in their 4.6 device pack. We have already tested the ONVIF implementation with a PTZ camera from LILIN. Connecting to the LILIN camera using the ONVIF protocol followed the same ba...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Testing Milestone XProtect Enterprise VMS Software (6.5f)

Milestone is one of the most used and well-known Video Management Software providers, with 4 VMS versions. Of them, Milestone XProtect Enterprise is the most commonly discussed and referenced by industry people. In this report, we test Milestone'...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Mobotix Criticizes IP Camera Standards Efforts

The January 2010 Mobotix Installer magazine posts a series of criticisms and concerns on the developing PSIA and ONVIF interoperability specifications. Mobotix specifically objects to: The potential for VMS prices to be lower, claiming, "the c...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

ONVIF/PSIA Video Interviews Examined

Security Squared posted a long video featuring interviews with key members of the ONVIF and PSIA standards groups.  In addition to speaking with founding members, the video has dialogue with manufacturers from both sides of the standards initiativ...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

NLSS (Next Level Security) Product Examination

NLSS is developing an all-in-one NVR, access control and intrusion server with built-in analytics in an appliance smaller than your cable box at a price point less than today's mid-level DVRs with a managed services option.[NOTE: This report is ou...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Surveillance Recorder Standards Examined (PSIA / ONVIF)

Security managers suffer from no standards for surveillance recorders. Even large organizations with thousands of cameras and hundreds of sites rarely use more than 1 or 2 manufacturer's recorders (even if they use more than a dozen manufacturer's...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Improvements You Requested for IP Video Market

This report lists over 20 improvements recommended by subscribers of the Video Surveillance Professional Service in a recent survey. Each request is addressed with explanation on plans for improvement.  Not a Subscriber? If you are not a subscri...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Estimated Timetable for PSIA and ONVIF Adoption

With ASIS announcements demonstrating broad manufacturer commitment to IP camera specifications, the key questions now turn to timetable for actual production deployment and use in general commercial projects. A number of points should be kept in...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Canon's IP Cameras Examined

While Canon is a $50 Billion USD company and a major supplier of digital cameras, they are not a major force in the video surveillance market.  Canon is expanding their video surveillance offering. This report examines their product offering as w...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Milestone to Release Support for ONVIF and PSIA

Milestone plans to release support for both ONVIF and PSIA IP camera specifications in the 4th quarter of 2009, allowing 3rd party camera manufacturers using either specification to interface with Milestone's IP video surveillance software. While ...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

PSIA Demonstration - Milestone and IQinVision

Milestone and IQinVision has successfully demonstrated interopability between an IQ camera and Milestone's software. This is a demonstration only and is not reflective of commercially released products from either companies. Much like the weekly ...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

New NVR - Higher Channel Count

This week, IndigoVision has announced a higher performance NVR series - the NVR-AS 3000. The existing series (the 200) is designed to record up to 20 cameras and play back up to 10 simultaneously. By contrast, this new series, can record up to 64 ...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

IP Camera 2009 Mid Year Review

Megapixel was the most dominant trend in IP cameras over the first half of 2009. So dominant was megapixel, that not only did most manufacturers release new megapixel cameras but a new non-IP megapixel standard was proposed. Not surprisingly, indu...

By John Honovich - almost 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 - almost 10 years ago

1st ONVIF Product Shipping

In June 2009, LILIN announced support for ONVIF in their camera lines and is shipping these cameras for production use. I have also received a sample to test.  A short term barrier is the lack of third party VMS systems supporting ONVIF (this shou...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Challenges in Supporting 3rd Party IP Cameras

A few people asked about the difficulties for adding VMS support for IP cameras. A key difficulty is that there are two vendors that most IP camera manufacturers want support from - Milestone and Genetec. The reason is a combination of large marke...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Can ONVIF Lose?

In conversations with over a dozen manufacturers, the consistent theme I hear is a preference for ONVIF. Interestingly, the reason is always about ONVIF's fame/market share. Second most common point is Cisco joining ONVIF. Regardless of why this h...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Results of IP Camera Survey

94 respondents answered our IP camera survey. Here are some highlights of the results: 73% believe standards are very important while only 4% think they are not important Of the 60 respondents who are not members of either PSIA or ONVIF, 64% d...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Timetable for ONVIF Support

Axis told me that they plan to release ONVIF support to their camera firmware in Q3, 2009. This will be in addition to their existing VAPIX protocol. If Axis does release ONVIF support in Q3 and it works well, this would have a major impact in st...

By John Honovich - about 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 - about 10 years ago

Panel on IP Camera Standards

TechSec featured a debate on IP camera standards - ONVIF, PSIA, etc. Sam has a long writeup and the discussion on standards is at the very end of his post. What's most shocking to me on this discussion is that the claimed material differences betw...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

IP Video Close to Standards???

Once a new technology gets media coverage, it's common to presume that it's immediately ready for prime time.  This week, a new article declares IP-based video close to standardization. Unfortunately, the article never defines how close is close. ...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Will ONVIF or PSIA win the IP Camera Standards Battle?

While momentum grows for IP camera standards, significant questions exist as to what will happen with ONVIF and PSIA.  They are two groups pursuing the same fundamental goal of brining interoperability to IP cameras. As such they are direct compet...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

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