Psim (119)

Displaying 'PSIM' tags 1 - 25 of 119 in total

HiveWatch Next-Gen PSIM Raises $20 Million Led By Ex-Twitter Execs

(Subscriber Only)

PSIM failed a decade ago but with the cloud and SaaS becoming mainstream, can LA-based startup HiveWatch benefit from these trends in the 2020s? The company has announced $20 million Series A funding led by Twitter's ex-CEO. In this note, we...

By Robert Wren Gordon and John Honovich - about 1 month ago

Glossary / Acronyms for Video Surveillance

This directory provides definitions and explanations for over 90 common video surveillance industry terms, including links to related IPVM tutorials and guides. This directory will be continuously updated. If there is a term you want to be...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Everbridge Financials

(Subscriber Only)

Everbridge's revenue grew 35% YoY in 2020 and their valuation grew 1,650% since their IPO in 2016, but is this growth sustainable?

By Zach Segal - 5 months ago

Sureview / Immix Split Examined

(Subscriber Only)

SureView, one of the last independent PSIMs, split from their central monitoring station business, Immix. IPVM examines the split, Immix's sale to a PE firm, both companies, and speaks with SureView's CTO.

By Zach Segal - 6 months ago

64 Video Surveillance Startups Directory 2021

(Subscriber Only)

This directory provides a list of video surveillance startups to help you see and research what companies are new or not yet broadly known. 2021 State of Video Surveillance Startups In the past year, the number and funding of video...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

AxxonSoft Russia Business and International Expansion Examined

(Subscriber Only)

AxxonSoft tells IPVM that they plan to IPO in the US within 3–5 years; however, today, AxxonSoft is not widely known in the Americas. IPVM spoke with AxxonSoft CEO Alan Ataev, who moved to the US three years ago to lead business development...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 8 months ago

ARES Speaks On The Future Of Vidsys And PSIM

(Subscriber Only)

Vidsys the company is no more but Virginia HQ'ed ARES Security, acquired a significant portion of Vidsys that had previously raised over $60 million, for pennies on the dollar. ARES management spoke to IPVM about what they acquired and in this...

By John Honovich and Sean Patton - 10 months ago

Vidsys Being Acquired, Employees Laid Off

(Subscriber Only)

One of the last remaining PSIM players from the market's heyday of a decade ago, Vidsys, is being acquired and employees are being laid off. Inside this note, we look at the prospective acquirer, what potential they have for Vidsys, and what...

By John Honovich and Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

Ipsotek Presents AI Analytics and Object Tracking

(Subscriber Only)

Ipsotek presented its AI analytics tracking people and vehicles across cameras at the April 2020 IPVM New Products show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Ipsotek including IPVM Q&A Background on the company and the new...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

PSIM CNL Acquired By Everbridge

(Subscriber Only)

The end has finally come for CNL. Despite for years saying they would revolutionize the industry, they have been taken over in a footnote of a financial filing for Everbridge. But it still is a modest outcome for the company, though far less...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

Wesco Wins Anixter

(Subscriber Only)

Despite Anixter earlier arguing that Wesco's bid was inferior to CD&R's by nearly 10%, Anixter confirmed that they are taking Wesco's 3.1% nominal share price higher offer. In this note, we examine the merger acquisition financial details,...

By John Honovich and Sean Patton - almost 2 years ago

Acquisitions - Winners and Losers

(Subscriber Only)

Most major manufacturers have been acquired over the last decade. But which have been good deals or not? In this report, we analyze the results. Here is a list of acquisitions in the past 2 years, in reverse chronological order: Alarm.com...

By John Honovich - almost 2 years ago

100+ Companies Profile Directory

While IPVM covers the largest companies in the industry regularly (like Axis, Dahua, Hikvision, etc.), IPVM strives to do a profile post on each manufacturer to provide fundamental information and analysis. We have 100+ so far, shown...

By IPVM Team - about 2 years ago

Vidsys New President Interviewed

(Subscriber Only)

A decade ago, PSIM was hot with projections then of a billion dollar market by now. This has not come close to happening. However, Vidsys, one of the original PSIM providers is still around. While the company's long-time CEO and Founder James...

By IPVM - over 2 years ago

Prysm PSIM Profile

(Subscriber Only)

A decade ago, PSIM promised significant potential but has always suffered from significant problems. Now, a number of PSIMs have either gone out of business or stopped marketing. One PSIM provider, France's Prysm never received much attention...

By Dan Gelinas - over 2 years ago

IFSEC 2018 Final Show Report

(Subscriber Only)

IPVM attended the IFSEC show for the first time this year. The Chinese took over the show, centered on Hikvision, flanked by Dahua, Huawei and a legion of other Chinese manufacturers. IFSEC is much smaller than ISC West, with about 50% fewer...

By IPVM Team - over 3 years ago

N3N "Truly Open Visualization Platform For Physical Security" Profile

(Subscriber Only)

A Cisco-backed startup, N3N, claims to deliver "the world’s first and only truly open visualization platform for physical security." The company goes further in declaring that you can now "unite all of your physical security platforms and...

By Sean Patton - over 3 years ago

Genetec Citigraf Big Data Platform Analyzed

(Subscriber Only)

A big industry debate is whether VMS software is now a commodity. However, Genetec believes it can charge a substantial premium for higher-end software. One of those systems is Genetec's new Citigraf, which they describe as: Genetec Citigraf...

By IPVM Team - about 4 years ago

ASIS Show 2017 Final Report

(Subscriber Only)

ASIS is in Dallas for 2017 and this is our final show report (compare to our 2016 ASIS show report). When walking in, one is greeted with Dahua's advertising: Fitting, given the big news of the week is Dahua (and their OEMs) recorders hit with...

By IPVM Team - about 4 years ago

CNL PSIM Profile

(Subscriber Only)

CNL has been one of the strongest advocates for PSIM, as one of the earliest entrants into the market releasing their command and control software before the 'PSIM' term was first coined.  PSIM has not become as big as proponents hoped. However,...

By Brian Karas - about 4 years ago

Genetec Mission Control Tested

(Subscriber Only)

Genetec continues to move up market with their Mission Control, "Decision Support System", bringing PSIM-like procedures and incident management to their 'unified platform' / VMS Security Center. We tested Mission Control to see how it worked,...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

Security Threat Analysis Via Twitter - Dataminr Profile

(Subscriber Only)

Increasingly, large enterprises are using Twitter's datastream as a source of threat intelligence. While Twitter is filled with the noise of celebrity fashion trends, bot-spam and shameless marketing promos, it also regularly has people breaking...

By Brian Karas - over 4 years ago

Tyco PSIM Proximex End of Life

(Subscriber Only)

The end of life for Tyco's PSIM Proximex is here, with no more product releases coming and 3 years of remaining support. Inside this post, we share Tyco's statement, examine the ever struggling PSIM market and what is next for PSIM.

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Milestone App - PSIM Lite (Alesys)

(Subscriber Only)

Milestone has many features in their VMS, but it is not a PSIM. Italian PSIM developer Alesys thinks sensor integrations and alarm management can be improved with a PSIM-lite extension to Milestone XProtect. They are going up against 4 other...

By Brian Karas - almost 5 years ago

Displaying 'PSIM' tags 1 - 25 of 119 in total