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Can Multiple IP Camera Standards Co-Exist?

3 years ago, when IP camera standard groups emerged, we naively claimed that two 'standards' could co-exist. Now based on the last 6 months testing and working with these standards, we believe they cannot reasonably co-exist due to the cost for on...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

H2 2010 Financial Results Examined

IndigoVision's financial results through Jan 31, 2011 show that the company's financial performance continues to lag the overall IP video market. While the company's growth rate increased from 6% in their year end 2010 financial results to 25% in ...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

Testing ONVIF Integration 2011

The IP Video market has come a long way since 2008 when 'standards' were first proposed by 2 industry trade groups. Now, 'standards' are widely supported in production, primarily through ONVIF. However, an important question remains: How well does...

By Benros Emata - over 9 years ago

Bosch's SMB IR IP Cameras Examined

Well known for their Extreme CCTV Professional IR products, Bosch is expanding its IR offerings with new Small Business/Retail integrated IR camera offerings [link no longer available] in its 200 series. In this note, we examine the features, pric...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Testing: Axis P1347 5MP Camera

Up until 2 years ago, a common criticism of Axis was a relatively weak megapixel camera line. Since then, Axis has rapidly and broadly expanded their megapixel offerings. One of their most interesting and controversial approaches was their emphasi...

By Benros Emata - over 9 years ago

Testing: March CamPX Microdome 2011

In this report, we examine a new camera from March Networks that incorporates 2 new industry developments - the use of ONVIF and the incorporation of improved WDR performance.  March Networks is historically known for recorders, not cameras. Howe...

By Benros Emata - over 9 years ago

PSIA Standards Progress Examined

In our 2010 IP Camera Standards State of the Market report, we examined how far behind PSIA was and some of their deficiencies. In this update, we examine what progress PSIA has made in the month since and how they have resolved limitations on VMS...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Examining American Dynamics' New Illustra 400 Series IP Cameras

In December 2010, American Dynamics announced the Illustra 400 series line of IP cameras. The cameras offer 30fps at H.264 with a unique resolution of 896x720 or 0.65MP. The 896x720 resolution is a 30% increase over commonly available SVGA (800x60...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Sony PTZ Camera Guide

PTZs can be especially challenging to select as the price range amongst product options can range from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars. In our Camera Finder, we are tracking 90 IP PTZs from as low as $350 to as high as $3,300 (online) pric...

By Antony Look - over 9 years ago

Sony Fixed IP Camera Guide

Like many camera manufacturers, in the last 2 years, Sony has rapidly expanded its IP camera lineup. For instance, in our Camera Finder, we are now tracking 45 Sony IP cameras. With so many models, it starts getting difficult to discern the key di...

By Antony Look - over 9 years ago

IP Cameras Standards - ONVIF Won

In just over 2 years, IP camera 'standards' have made impressive strides. In 2008, when the efforts commenced, major questions existed as to when they would go 'live' and who would win. Now, entering 2011, two things have become clear to us: S...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Avigilon's Control Center 4.6 Camera Support Examined

While Avigilon offered advanced integration and video management of their own IP cameras, limited 3rd party IP camera support has an important Avigilon weakness. In their VMS Version 4.6 release [link no longer available], Avigilon has significant...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

New Products Reviewed Fall 2010

In this report, we aggregate all our new products reviews for Fall 2010 announcments. Products Reviewed The following new products are reviewed. Links are provided both to the company's website and to our PRO member review. ACTi 4MP Cameras ...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Camera Standards Endorsement and Support Grow

In this update, we examine the growing and nearly ubiqutious level of camera standards support developing in the industry. We look specifically at the positioning and announcements made at the Security Essen show.We estimate 75% or more of IP came...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Examining Avigilon's First H.264 Camera Offerings

Avigilon has announced an HD H.264 camera line. Previous Avigilon cameras only supported JPEG200.Another significant addition for this line is ONVIF support. Previous Avigilon cameras only worked with Avigilon's own VMS. The HD H.264 line consist...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

The State of the VMS Market 2010

Video Management Software is undergoing a violent transformation. Evolving from its niche beginnings, VMS has matured into a core component of video surveillance. However, the current shifts are stronger and faster than the market has ever experie...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

IP Camera Standards Battle?

While we all speak lovingly about the goodness of standards, the fights to set and control standards can be severe. Indeed, a battle may be emerging in the road to setting IP camera standards. [UPDATE November 2010: We believe IP Camera Standards...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

VMS Challenges Examined

With dozens of options and novel issues in migrating from appliances to software, using and selecting VMS systems can be a challenge. In our recent webinar, we had an in-depth discussion with our members on a variety of key issues. As an example ...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

'Standards' Production Support: ONVIF Outpaces PSIA

ONVIF adoption is far outpacing PSIA in almost 1 year of manufacturer announcements for 'standards' production support. As of July 2010, according to the 2 group's conformant product lists, ONVIF reports 33 manufacturers [link no longer available]...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Testing IndigoVision's VMS (Control Center and NVRs)

In this report we test IndigoVision's VMS software, Control Center [link no longer available](version 3.19), their NVR recorders and their different approach to enterprise management. Control Center was hosted on a Windows 7 workstation with a l...

By Benros Emata - almost 10 years ago

Will IP Video Software Become Free?

In the past, video management was quite expensive. Now, increasingly, it is becoming free. Just a few years ago, it was commonplace for a 16 channel DVR to cost $10,000 USD. Today, many manufacturers give the software for free and allow you to us...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Implementing ONVIF for Axis Cameras

From our testing and review with Axis, an important and non-obvious procedure is necessary to ensure ONVIF support is implemented directly. As Axis describes: "If an Axis camera with ONVIF support is first used in an ONVIF environment, the ONVIF ...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

No Silver Bullet for Terrorist Tracking

Every time a terrorist event or attempt happens, numerous vendors flood the market with claims that they can solve or prevent them. Preventing is pretty much an impossibility for video surveillance or analytic solutions. There is simply not enough...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

What Products are Ready for PSIA / ONVIF IP Camera 'Standards'?

Lots of press releases and happy talk but major questions remain about what specific products are ready for real-world use of IP camera standards. [Update 2014: This article is from 2010 and is left only for historical purposes. ONVIF production ...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

ONVIF Timetable for Recording Specification

ONVIF continues its plans to expand beyond IP cameras, with a timetable for releasing an interoperability specification for video recording. In March 2010, ONVIF announced plans to expand to support interoperability for access control [link no lon...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

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