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Proactive CCTV "Only Affordable Video Archiving Solution" Profile

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Proactive CCTV is claiming to offer "the only affordable video archiving solution on the market", reducing the storage typically required for H.265 by 89%. Where did Proactive come from? What are they providing, and how affordable is it? We spo...

By Sean Patton - 12 days ago

ProdataKey (PDK) Access Company Profile

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 Utah based ProdataKey touts low cost cloud access, wireless controllers, and no dealer required national distribution availability.  But how does it compare to other access platforms? Inside we examine PDK for best customer fit, key features, pr...

By Brian Rhodes - 15 days ago

Razberi Technologies Company Profile

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Razberi says they have doubled their revenue in the first half of 2019, citing their proprietary camera hardening and cybersecurity capabilities which are included with their Made In the USA appliances. In this note, based on a discussion with ...

By Sean Patton - 18 days ago

Ionodes Company Profile

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What happened to Ionodes? With seasoned leadership from Jean-Paul Saindon founder of SmartSight and Dr. Michael Gilge, founder of VCS, back in 2007, they launched a Hybrid NVR appliance, supporting Gentec, and their own cameras (since abandoned). ...

By Sean Patton - 24 days ago

Australia Security Full Show Report

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IPVM went to Australia attending the 3 days of the Australia Security Exhibition: This was held at the ICC Sydney, as shown below: In this report, we give our impressions and insights from major exhibitors, including: Low Advertising Str...

By Charles Rollet - 30 days ago

How To Quickly Research An Unknown Company

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There are hundreds of companies in the physical security markets, ranging from a flood of new startups to small companies that may or may not be secretly relabeling other companies products. How do you quickly figure out who a company is and what ...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

Nortek Blue Pass Mobile Access Reader Tested

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Nortek claims BluePass mobile readers are a 'more secure and easy to use approach to access', but our testing uncovered security problems and usability issues compared to other mobile readers. Inside, we examine: The biggest strengths and pr...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Calipsa - UK AI Startup Profile

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Analytic startups are a major industry trend. One UK company, Calipsa is aiming to use AI to filter out false positive alarms for live video monitoring companies. We spoke to Calipsa to better understand their approach with monitoring companie...

By Sean Patton - about 1 month ago

Ivideon Russian VSaaS Profile

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Ivideon was an early VSaaS entrant, initially focusing on the consumer market, claiming massive growth to IPVM in 2014. We spoke to Ivideon, to discuss their status in 2019, their current offerings, and expansion plans in the US and Europe, inc...

By Sean Patton - about 2 months ago

Directory of 60 Video Surveillance Startups

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This directory provides a list of video surveillance startups to help you see and research what companies are new or not yet broadly known. 2019 State of Video Surveillance Startups In the past year, the number and funding of video surveillanc...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

Sighthound Transforms Into Enterprise AI Provider Profile

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Sighthound is now rapidly expanding its R&D team, building an enterprise AI service. This may come as a surprise given their origins 6 years ago acquiring a small residential analytics offering (Vitamin D). Why the change? We spoke with Si...

By Sean Patton - 2 months ago

Carnegie Mellon AI Startup Zensors Profile

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Zensors is a startup formed by Carnegie Mellon graduates from a Carnegie Mellon research project, offering customized models per camera that they claim delivers significantly higher accuracy. We spoke with Zensors to better understand their app...

By Sean Patton - 2 months ago

Directory of 30+ VSaaS / Cloud Video Surveillance Providers

This directory provides a list of VSaaS / cloud video surveillance providers to help you see and research what options are available. 2019 State of VSaaS Market While overwhelmingly video surveillance is recorded on-premise, cloud recording is...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

OSDP Access Control Guide

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Access control readers and controllers need to communicate. While Wiegand has been the de facto standard for decades, OSDP aims to solve major problems of Wiegand. In particular, OSDP's benefits: Bidirectional Communication, Including reader...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago

OWAL Startup Profile - Ex-Googler Cloud AI Video Platform

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OWAL, a NYC-based startup developing AI video analytics, is aiming to "improve the quality of life" within high-rise apartments, and commercial property management markets. We spoke to OWAL (pronounced like the bird), to better understand their...

By Sean Patton - 3 months ago

Maglock Selection Guide

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One of the most misunderstood yet valuable pieces of electrified hardware is the maglock. Few locks are stronger, but myths and confusion surround their proper use. Many access control designers avoid using them altogether, but should they? In ...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago

11 Facial Recognition Providers Review (Secutech)

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Adding to our 19 Facial Recognition Providers Profiled report from ISC West, IPVM focused on facial recognition technology for our Day 2 coverage of Secutech, comparing different price points, performance, and demos for the following Asian firms (...

By Charles Rollet - 4 months ago

Proxy Access Control Tested

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Silicon Valley Access Startup Proxy raised $13.6 Million in May 2019, focusing on mobile physical access control. Beyond the fund raising, Proxy made a big claim at ISC West 2019: 'Works with all existing access systems' citing nine well-establ...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

Bastille Cell Phone Tracking Profile

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Is tracking someone by their cellphone the next generation of surveillance? Bastille is a US startup which tracks people by their cellphone or other connected devices and integrates with IP cameras. However, its chief use case is enforcing no-cel...

By Charles Rollet - 4 months ago

Verkada Gets Half Billion Dollar Valuation

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Last week, when we profiled Verkada (The Fastest Growing Video Surveillance Sales Organization Ever - Verkada), we predicted they would raise $40 million. Now, Verkada has raised $40 million at an astounding (for video surveillance standards) $...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

ACRE Acquires RS2, Explains Acquisition Strategy

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ACRE continues to buy, now acquiring RS2, just 5 months after buying Open Options. One is a small access control manufacturer from Texas, the other is a small access control manufacturer from Indiana. And ACRE already owns access control man...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

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