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Eocortex / Macroscop VMS Company Profile

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Eocortex is the international brand of Russian VMS manufacturer Macroscop. Macroscop was founded in 2008, and the Eocortex name created in 2013. We spoke to them about their open-platform VMS which focuses on their in-house developed video analyti...

By Sean Patton - 14 days ago

ISC West 2018 Access Control Rundown

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For ISC West 2018, what is new and interesting in access control?  This rundown will bring you up to speed on the exhibitors, what they are releasing, and give you an idea of what is new. Notable Trends In terms of marketwide trends, three them...

By Brian Rhodes - 17 days ago

Startup Image Intelligence 10X Accuracy Guarantee

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An Australian startup, Image Intelligence, is targeting the biggest problem of video analytics, poor accuracy, with quite a claim: Is this legitimate or a stunt? What does Image Intelligence aim to do? We spoke with Image Intelligence's founder...

By Sean Patton - 28 days ago

Access Control - Restricted Keys Guide

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Not all doors, even in larger facilities, can justify using electronic access control. And even for doors that do have electronic access control, many often need to work with mechanical locks.  However, most keys can be easily copied. How do you ...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Aruba Networks Profile

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Aruba Networks' presence in the video surveillance market has historically been limited. With a company focus on Wi-Fi first and switching practically an afterthought, security integrators would have little reason to take a second look at  their o...

By Sean Patton - about 2 months ago

Smartvue VSaaS / Cloud Video Profile

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Smartvue, a US company, has raised over $20 million to develop 'The IoT Video Network' but what does that mean and what does Smartvue offer compared to competitors like Eagle Eye and Genetec? In this note, we profile Smartvue, based on a conversa...

By John Honovich - 3 months ago

MIT Biggest Failures: Knightscope Robots

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From the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the MIT Technology review has picked a security industry company among its "Biggest Technology Failures of 2017". Making the list next to Juicero, the failed startup with an over-fu...

By Brian Karas - 4 months ago

ZKAccess Control Tested

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China manufacturer ZKTeco / ZKAcces has been expanding in the West, offering a low-cost access control platform. But how good is it? And how does it compare to the emerging access control offerings of Dahua and Hikvision? We bought a ZKAccess C3...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

ZoneMinder Open Source Profile

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The first, oldest and probably the best known open source VMS is ZoneMinder. But where has it gone and is it still relevant today in a world of $200 NVRs and various free VMS options? IPVM spoke with ZoneMinder's lead developer, Isaac Connor, ab...

By Brian Karas - 6 months ago

Startup Turing Video Segway-Based Security Robot Profile

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If security robots can not replace guards, perhaps the next best thing is a robot the guard can actually ride.  Turing Video has raised $5 million, and is bringing to market a robot security guard that can not only detect security violations, usi...

By Brian Karas - 7 months ago

Deep Learning Startup DNNCam Wants Your Custom Analytics Jobs

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Analytics manufacturers frequently turn away custom video analytics requests, as they can be challenging and costly to tackle. A recent startup, Boulder AI, with its DDNCam, is doing the opposite, building its entire business model on tackling the...

By Brian Karas - 8 months ago

CNL PSIM Profile

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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 - 8 months ago

Dahua and Hikvision Entering Access Control

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Until now, Chinese video giants Hikvision and Dahua have held back releasing access internationally. Both companies have now pulled the trigger, and distributors are already taking orders. In this report, based on our ongoing testing and marke...

By Brian Rhodes - 8 months ago

Neurala Deep Learning Platform Profile

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Find lost children? If Neurala has its way with its recent partnership with Motorola, that is the aim as shown in their video below: Neurala has developed a deep-learning platform designed for implementation in low-power edge devices, providing...

By Brian Karas - 8 months ago

IP Camera Specification / RFP Guide 2017

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RFPs are hard. Do them 'right' and it takes a lot of knowledge and time. Do them 'wrong' and you can be (a) unwittingly locked into a specific vendor or (b) be forced to accept inferior quality products. This guide helps IP camera purchasers ...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

ONVIF Releases Profile A for Access

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ONVIF has struggled so far in access control. In 2014, ONVIF released Profile C for access control, but in the 3 years since, only 2 companies have adopted it. How does ONVIF A differ from C? Will it be a success where previous efforts have stal...

By Brian Rhodes - 9 months ago

March Networks Company Profile

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March Networks was one of the most well-known video surveillance manufacturers of the 2000s. In 2012, March was acquired by Chinese / American manufacturer Infinova. What has happened since? The company has been less publicly prominent in the ...

By Brian Karas - 9 months ago

Convergint Total Recall CrimeEye Product Profile

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Deploying video surveillance in metropolitan areas often brings challenges, including lack of infrastructure or excessive costs to extend facilities. For the past decade, Total Recall has been promoting their camera system designed to address thes...

By Brian Karas - 10 months ago

H.265 / HEVC Codec Tutorial

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For years, video surveillance professionals have talked about the potential for H.265. But now, H.265 is starting to gain mainstream adoption, with many manufacturers shipping cameras and some VMSes adding support. However, there are many issues ...

By IPVM Team - 10 months ago

45 Drives 'Lowest Cost' Enterprise Storage Company Profile

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45 Drives claims the "lowest cost per Hard Drive Slot in the industry." But who or what is '45 Drives'? What started as a product design to enable Backblaze to offer a low-cost/high-reliability online backup service is now available as a storage ...

By Brian Karas - 10 months ago

Resolver / PPM 2000 Incident Management Platform Profile

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You might have seen the company whose employees wear hockey jerseys at trade shows and wondered "what do they do?" PPM 2000 has been active in the security industry for nearly 30 years. In 2016, PPM 2000 was combined with risk management provid...

By Brian Karas - 10 months ago

NLSS / ATV Partnership Examined

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NLSS has been one of the most ambitious security / surveillance startups. After selling his last startup, Sypixx, to Cisco, Pete Jankowski founded NLSS, marketing it as the "Next Level in Video Management", combining access control, video analytic...

By Brian Karas - 10 months ago

HID Edge EVO Tested

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HID Edge controllers have been one of most common offerings in IP door controllers for years. The new generation is called Edge EVO. We tested the original Edge 4 years ago. Now, we have bought the new, revamped Edge EVO and are sharing our test...

By Brian Rhodes - 11 months ago

Jeff Bezos-Funded Deep Sentinel Security Startup

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Deep Learning is a rising trend in many commercial security products, and now one entrepreneur wants to bring deep learning to residential security. CEO/Founder Dave Selinger's company, Deep Sentinel has raised $7.4M from a number of investors, i...

By Brian Karas - 11 months ago

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