Psim (103)

Displaying 'PSIM' tags 26 - 50 of 103 in total

Big City PSIM Claims Reviewed

(PRO Only)

The U.S. has one of the highest crime rates in the world. Within the U.S., Baltimore is one of the worst and its need for security and surveillance is particularly acute. IPVM recently participated in a tour of the city's command center during Sec...

By Carlton Purvis - almost 5 years ago

Philly's Disastrous Surveillance System Investigated

(PRO Only)

Philadelphia's surveillance system is a huge mess. The last we checked, they were paying $136,000 per operational camera, with most cameras broken. Now, a new audit has been released, with more grim details, followed by more debate amongst city of...

By Carlton Purvis - over 5 years ago

DICE Matrix PSIM Examined

(PRO Only)

Is it a PSIM, a central station platform, or an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software? Well, according to DICE, their Matrix offering is all three. While best known for providing software for central monitoring stations, they also sell end-u...

By Brian Rhodes - over 5 years ago

PSIM Ambulance Chasing in Brussels

(PRO Only)

Desperate, shady PSIM marketing tactics continue. Last month, $50 million of diamonds were stolen from the Brussels airport. Now, a PSIM marketing manager tries to capitalize on that to sell his products. Unfortunately, their case for PSIM is incr...

By John Honovich - over 5 years ago

PSIM Marketer Spam Bombs LinkedIn

LinkedIn's descent into a cyber cesspool continues with unscrupulous marketers stepping up their spam campaigns. Today, we have a PSIM marketer, from CNL, blasting away, posting the same exact discussion on at least 10 different groups, ranging fr...

By John Honovich - over 5 years ago

PSIM's Greatest Value

(PRO Only)

PSIM has great value. It's just typically not for the people who buy and use them. Let me tell you a story. I know an integrator who is an evil genius. One of the cleverest tricks he uses is a territory exclusive for a PSIM. This obviously helps ...

By John Honovich - almost 6 years ago

No ROI For PSIM

(PRO Only)

PSIM is not a bad thing. It just has no ROI. Now, that is not unique as many security solutions offer fuzzy value, at best, but it does shape how PSIM is sold and adopted. In this note, we examine the benefits and limitations of PSIM impacted by t...

By John Honovich - almost 6 years ago

Best and Worst of ASIS 2012

Definitely the most eventful and colorful ASIS show in a long long time; While it certainly was not particularly successful in a conventional sense nor were exhibitors thrilled with traffic, Philadelphia was quite an experience. Most everyone had ...

By John Honovich - about 6 years ago

Microsoft / IDV PSIM Reviewed

Another IT giant is attempting to enter the physical security marketplace, this time with a PSIM. At ASIS 2012, one of the most continuously packed booths was from a surprise new entrant - Microsoft, who for the first time was pitching their own s...

By Brian Rhodes - about 6 years ago

What's New in PSIM?

Here's the latest, gathered straight from the ASIS 2012 show floor: Lots of marketing and buzzwords but as for significant product development, it is essentially nothing. No technology can make major market advances without continuous product d...

By Brian Rhodes - about 6 years ago

New Surveillance Products Fall 2012

Dozens of new products are reviewed and collected in the list below, covering announcements from Summer 2012 through the ASIS show. The first list covers all products followed by segments for cameras, recorders and others. All Products Reviewed ...

By John Honovich - about 6 years ago

Milestone vs Genetec - Who Will Win?

Recently, many investors has asked us about Milestone vs Genetec: Who is better? Who will be bigger? Who will win? In this note, we analyze these questions in-depth, looking at: The overall size of the market and these two companies current pos...

By John Honovich - about 6 years ago

Recorders Integrating with Other Recorders

Try having one manufacturer's VMS integrate another manufacturer's VMS, DVR or NVR. The results are likely to be disappointing. While integrating different manufacturer's cameras to a VMS is increasingly simple, integrating different recorders int...

By John Honovich - about 6 years ago

PSIM to be Worth $2.79 Billion? Tricks Exposed

A new report projects the Physical Security Information (PSIM) market to be worth $2.79 Billion USD - a shockingly high number for a market that has struggled for so long. In this note, we examine the key tricks used to arrive at such a bullshit b...

By John Honovich - over 6 years ago

Private Surveillance of Public Spaces

While public surveillance systems get most of the attention, private surveillance cameras surely solve far more crimes than public ones. This is not only inevitable but perhaps even a growing trend featured in recent news articles, in some cases e...

By Ethan Ace - over 6 years ago

Surveillance Statistics Survey Directory Vol 1

In this report, we aggregate and present dozens of statistics about how surveillance is being used in the real world. Recently, we conducted an in depth survey of 84 integrators around the world, asking them a variety of detailed questions. For ba...

By John Honovich - almost 7 years ago

Top 5 Disruptive Surveillance Companies 2012

What companies are driving changes in the video surveillance industry? What companies are the toughest competitors? In this new report, we answer these questions by looking at the top 5 most disruptive companies we see in the market.Phantom Forces...

By John Honovich - almost 7 years ago

PSIM Deployment Statistics

One of the most hype market segments of the past few years has been Physical Security Information Management (PSIM). The promise of integrating systems which were not designed to be integrated, and presenting system information to users via a sing...

By Ethan Ace - almost 7 years ago

SureView Systems Immix Overview

The greatest barrier to PSIM adoption has been pricing. Deployments are routinely hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not millions. This leaves customers with disparate systems who could benefit from integration with few options. SureView Systems...

By Ethan Ace - almost 7 years ago

VMS vs PSIM

Confusion in the security world is increasing about what the hell PSIM and VMS means and how they are different? Indeed, a major factor in this confusion is that many vendors market themselves using these terms even though they offer much differen...

By John Honovich - about 7 years ago

2011 Mid Year Video Surveillance Review

The first half of 2011 featured a number of important shifts within the video surveillance industry. In this report, we provide an overview of the key elements and share the 2011 Mid Year Video Surveillance Guide - a 265 page PDF report - with our...

By John Honovich - over 7 years ago

Verint's Q1 2011 and PSIM Acquisition Price Examined

In this note, we examine the financial performance of Verint's video surveillance division and the acquisition price paid for Rontal, the PSIM supplier Verint acquired in April. Reviewing the Q1 2011 Verint 10k statement, the following key points...

By John Honovich - over 7 years ago

Poll Results and Webinar Recorded Video

On April 20th, nearly 100 IPVM Pro Members participated in a webinar discussing 'Winners and Losers Spring 2011'. Interest from members focused heavily on PSIM and analytics.We start with a brief overview and provide the full 1 hour recorded webin...

By John Honovich - over 7 years ago

Winners and Losers Spring 2011

Now that the dust has settled from the numerous new announcements of the last month, we can better understand the impact on the overall video surveillance market. This Spring has been highly active. While overall new product announcements were re...

By John Honovich - over 7 years ago

New Surveillance Products Spring 2011 Final

In this report, we provide a single source listing new video surveillance products announced in Spring 2011 and in conjunction with ISC West.For each product, where applicable, we provide a link to the manufacturer's announcement on their site and...

By John Honovich - over 7 years ago

Displaying 'PSIM' tags 26 - 50 of 103 in total