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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 - 19 days 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 - 2 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 - 3 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 - 3 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 - 3 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 - 3 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 - 3 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 - 4 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 - 4 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 - 5 months ago

H.265 / HEVC Codec Tutorial 2017

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For years, video surveillance professionals have talked about the potential for H.265. Now, in 2017, H.265 is starting to gain mainstream adoption, with many manufacturers shipping cameras and some VMSes adding support. However, there are many is...

By John Honovich - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 6 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 - 6 months ago

Advanced Drone Detection System Analyzed (Gryphon Profile)

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 Drones are becoming a common topic in the security industry. While startups like Aptonomy and Nightingale are in the early stages of rolling out drones for security, rogue drones are an immediate threat to many organizations. Detecting, and respo...

By Brian Karas - 6 months ago

Avigilon New COO James Henderson Profile

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It has been nearly 2 years since the infamous Bryan Schmode 'resigned' as Avigilon COO. Now, Avigilon once again has a COO, promoting James Henderson into the position. The Avigilon COO title has previously been a last-stop for senior executive...

By Brian Karas - 6 months ago

Shark Tank Startup Guard Llama Mobile Panic Tested

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A Shark Tank TV show appearance has attracted big attention for Guard Llama, a security startup touting a 'panic button' paired with mobile app that claims "911 help, 3X faster." We bought one and tested it to see if the startup delivers on the...

By Brian Rhodes - 6 months ago

Code Blue Emergency Communications Profile

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Code Blue is a US-based manufacturer of emergency call stations, call boxes, and incident management software. Over time, the company has shifted from building metal enclosures to providing turn-key products for emergency communicates or visitor m...

By Brian Karas - 7 months ago

PureTech Video Analytics Examined

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PureTech's analytics were chosen for a US border protection system (see related post), which the company claims no other analytics vendor was able to meet the requirements for. PureTech is using deep learning techniques in portions of their produc...

By Brian Karas - 7 months ago

Dell EMC Surveillance Division Profile

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With revenue growth from traditional IT customers slowing, Dell has set a focus on the security industry as a market where the company can offer its products to customers with less focus on price and more on performance. Security buyers are often ...

By Brian Karas - 7 months ago

PatriotOne Deep Neural / Radar Weapon Detection Examined

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The bodyscanner/weapons detection sector has seen several new products, some using advanced approaches like metamaterials (Evolv) or terahertz imaging (Digital Barriers), but one company is combining old technology - radar, with a new approach to ...

By Brian Karas - 7 months ago

Aqueti 100MP Mantis Camera Profile

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One of the original gigapixel camera startups, Aqueti, which we first covered in 2012, is back. This time, they have partnered with NVIDIA, radically dropping the camera's physical size, resolution, and pricing. In this report, we analyze Aqueti...

By Brian Karas - 8 months ago

Security Threat Analysis Via Twitter - Dataminr Profile

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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 - 8 months ago

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