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NICE Acquires Orsus - Confirms Weak PSIM Market

NICE Systems has acquired Orsus for $22 Million. While this looks to be a good deal for NICE, it raises many important questions for the state of the PSIM market. Background On November 23, 2009, NICE confirmed that it is acquiring Orsus [link...

By John Honovich - about 12 years ago

NICE to Acquire Orsus Rumors True

Now confirmed (Nov 23, 2009), Multiple Israeli news sources are reporting that NICE is in talks to acquire Orsus. If this comes true, it would be an important event for the video surveillance and broader security market.The Israeli papers are...

By John Honovich - about 12 years ago

Corporate Video Surveillance Recommendations

What's the best video surveillance solution for a multi-site corporation? Almost all multi-site corporations extensively use security systems such as video surveillance often requiring complex integration and planning. In this report, we examine...

By John Honovich - about 12 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 12 years ago

Are Standards Improving PSIM?

Undoubtedly, the lack of standards are a major barrier to the growth of the PSIM market. Without standards for video management, access control and other security systems, each PSIM manufacturer is forced to develop customized support for the...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Emerging Video Surveillance Guide 2009

This directory examines the benefits and risks of emerging video surveillance technologies for security managers and integrators. Special emphasis is placed on identifying the risks. They are regularly ignored yet critical to success of deploying...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Long Beach PSIM Integration Challenges

Representatives from the Port of Long Beach and their consultant discussed key challenges in integrating and deploying their PSIM system [link no longer available] (this is a project Proximex [link no longer available] recently announced and...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

New Producs Directory ASIS 2009 Finalized

This report examines 37 new products announced for ASIS 2009. It includes links to the individual product's webpages as well as our product analysis based on briefings and Q/A with manufacturers.

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

New Products with the Most Significant Cost Drops

While "groundbreaking" technology is exciting to examine, significant cost changes usually have a more immediate impact on industries. The 3 newly products that have the most significant cost drops are: ioimage's $990 USD smart camera: This...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Proximex's C100 -- Mainstream PSIM Examined

Proximex [link no longer available] is developing a PSIM appliance, called the C100 [link no longer available], that aims to be more affordable and simpler to deploy than traditional physical security information management offerings. Challenges...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Vidsys Seeks Funding

According to V/B Research [link no longer available], PSIM provider Vidsys is looking for more funding. Vidsys wants to complete a Series C rounds and is interested in $5M USD from an outside investor to close the round. This would be in addition...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Are Public CCTV Cameras an Utter Fiasco?

The UK's love-hate relationship with CCTV cameras continues. This time, the head of the UK's police video imaging division called their use an "utter fiasco." Setting aside the prudence of creating an international bruhaha, it's quite damming...

By John Honovich - over 12 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...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

PSIM Companies Dangerous Positioning

Another pro-PSIM magazine article: This article focuses on all things that PSIM must do. Essentially, it must do everything - total integration. While the goal is noble, strategically, it is a dangerous. Total integration is incredibly hard....

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Successful PSIM Deployments

This week, Vidsys released a video examining successful PSIM Deployments. It's an interesting webcast to watch. The two key themes were (1) cities and very large companies are using PSIM and (2) PSIM has advantages over using access control for...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Do PSIM Deployment Exist?

Ironically, PSIM Vendor Vidsys is running a webinar asking if PSIM Deployments Exist? Clearly, Vidsys will discuss how they do exist and the benefits, etc. What's interesting is the acknowledgement, even indirectly that PSIM deployments are...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

OnSSI as PSIM Provider

OnSSI continues to expand its market position to be a PSIM provider. This week, they shared a new video that overviews their PSIM solution with an example in the education market. Essentially, their Ocularis software will provide PSIM...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

Options and Challenge for Video Surveillance Integration

It's tough and getting tougher to figure out the best approach to integrate video surveillance with other security systems. While the industry conversation centers on the value of integration, the real challenge is how to make this happen,...

By John Honovich - over 13 years ago

PSIM Problems

PSIM is a great concept but has major structural problems that may limit its utility to the very largest security organizations. Expect video and access systems to continue to add features that provide the most fundamental aspects of PSIM with...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

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