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AV Tech Company Profile

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Taiwanese manufacturer AV Tech's revenue declined ~70% since 2012. Planning a comeback, AV Tech spoke to IPVM about their opportunities and challenges. This profile will cover the following: Brief company history Revenue Decline Product Lin...

By Robert Shih - 7 days ago

Akuvox Intercom Profile

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Akuvox, a Chinese manufacturer of VoIP products, is expanding heavily into Video Intercom products with disruptive pricing targeted for commercial use. They are one of 50 video intercom manufacturers (see directory) in this growing field. In this...

By Robert Shih - 8 days ago

Longse USA Profile

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In September 2017, Longse bought and opened their USA office. As one of the largest South China surveillance manufacturers, they have previously been covered for spam email marketing, cloning Hikvision's embedded user interface and login screen...

By Robert Shih - 14 days ago

Vintra "AI-Powered" Video Analytics Startup Profile

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Vintra is a Silicon Valley startup focused on AI-based video analytics. They had booths at IACP and ISC West demonstrating their hosted or on-premise solutions. We spoke Vintra, to better understand their approach, and how they position their ana...

By Sean Patton - 17 days ago

Throughtek P2P/Cloud Solution Profile

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Many IoT manufacturers either do not have the capabilities or the interest to develop their own cloud management software for their devices. However, such capabilities are becoming increasingly desired by customers. Companies like Throughtek pro...

By Robert Shih - 29 days ago

Magos Radar Company Profile

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Magos America General Manager Yaron Zussman admits when he first came across Magos, he asked himself: "What's innovative about radar?" Be that as it may, when he saw what the founders of Magos were doing, he became interested. Radar is clearly ...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Ubiquiti Protect Video Surveillance Profile

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Ubiquiti has now been in the video surveillance market for 7 years (see our first coverage back in 2011). In that time, the company's revenue has tripled from ~$350 million to more than $1 billion for the past year. Ubiquiti's growth has mainly b...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Kogniz Silicon Valley AI Startup Profile

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Kogniz is a Silicon Valley company that aims to bring AI analytics to security and surveillance, centering on their own smart cameras: We spoke with Daniel Putterman, Co-CEO at Kogniz to better understand their approach and how they aim to diff...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Avigilon Opens Up Analytics And Cameras

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Avigilon is opening up. The company historically famous for advocating its own end-to-end solutions and making it harder for 3rd parties to integrate is now opening up. Inside this note, based on speaking with Avigilon, IPVM examines: Histo...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Unisight Company Profile

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Hikvision's largest US OEM, LTS has started to carry Unisight, whose products (shown below) look a lot like Hikvision's rival Dahua: Who is Unisght? Just another OEM? And if they are, why would LTS sell them? Inside this note, we examine Unisi...

By Robert Shih - about 1 month ago

Directory of Access Control and Intrusion Startups

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This directory catalogs access control and intrusion detection startups IPVM has found noteworthy. The directory is provided for your review to help you grow your business. Inside this note, we look at 23 companies providing access control and ...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

Exacq Co-Founders Return, Start Qumulex

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Exacq co-founders Dan Rittman, Tom Buckley, and David Underwood are back, starting up Qumulex. In 2000, they sold Integral to Andover (ultimately Pelco / Schneider) for $50 million. In 2013, they sold Exacq to Tyco for $150 million. And in 2017...

By John Honovich - about 2 months ago

Geutebruck Company Profile

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Geutebrück has been in business for nearly 50 years, but they are not well known within the US surveillance market. In this report, we profile Geutebrück, based on a conversation with Geutebrück's majority owner, Katharine Geutebrueck and Geuteb...

By Sean Patton - about 2 months ago

Startup SafePass Profile

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A major problem with visitor management is that the systems mostly require adhesive printed paper labels and paper logs, creating waste and an ongoing expense. SafePass, a small (under 12 employees) privately-held, Houston-based 2016 startup that...

By Dan Gelinas - about 2 months ago

Anti-Tailgating Startup: Spyfloor

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A Canadian startup, Spyfloor, is using a different approach to warn against tailgating, a common access control problem. By counting feet, Spyfloor's floor mat tracks how many people are trying to pass through a door. The developer says their s...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago

UTC, Owner of Lenel, Acquires S2

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UTC now owns two of the biggest access control providers, one of integrator's most hated access control platforms, Lenel, and one of their favorites, S2 (see IPVM S2 company profile). Under UTC management since 2005, Lenel has had significant p...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

BluePoint Aims To Bring Life-Safety Mind-Set To Police Pull Stations

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Fire alarm pull stations are commonplace but police ones are not. A self-funded startup, BluePoint Alert Solutions is aiming to make police pull stations commonplace, changing not only the way the alarms are deployed but also the way people thi...

By Dan Gelinas - 3 months ago

Door Fundamentals For Access Control Guide

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Assuming every door can be secured with either a maglock or an electric strike can be a painful assumption in the field. While those items can be applied flexibly with various openings, there are occasions where certain hardware cannot be used. A...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago

Milestone Co-Founder Invests In Anti Theft Spray SelectaDNA

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Milestone's Co-Founder Henrik Friborg has invested in CSI Protect, exclusive US dealer of forensic marking startup SelectaDNA, a company that claims to "reduce burglaries by up to 83%" by spraying identification onto thieves as they flee. And the ...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago

Directory Of 110+ Video Management Software (VMS) Suppliers

This directory provides a list of Video Management Software providers to help you see and research what options are available. Listing Format The listing is in the layout of: Company Name, Product Name, Home Country, Notes, IPVM Tests/Report ...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Ligowave Wireless Profile - Ubiquiti Competitor

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Ubiquiti has become the most common choice for wireless in video surveillance (see Favorite Wireless Manufacturers) but not without controversy and debate, as Ubiquiti's no sales reps, no phone support model contradicts industry norms. In recent ...

By Sean Patton - 4 months ago

Inputs/Outputs For Video Surveillance Guide

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While many cameras have Input/Output (I/O) ports, few are actually used and most designers do not even consider them. However, a good understanding of their flexibility can save hundreds of dollars on complex designs. In this guide, we explain ca...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Luxriot VMS Profile

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Luxriot is more popular than Hikvision and Milestone products according to ASMAG which was probably even surprising to Luxriot. The company has been offering VMS software for many years but has never become one of the top used offerings. Luxriot...

By Sean Patton - 4 months ago

Video Analytics Integration Guide

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Video analytics is hot again (at least conceptually) but integrating video analytics with VMSes can be challenging. This is especially significant when using 'smart' IP cameras or 3rd party server-based analytics that need to sent their results / ...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

ISS VMS / Video Analytics Company Profile

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Who is ISS? In the past few months, they had one of the craziest ISC West promo items in years. Then, they hired industry veteran and ex-Dahua Director Janet Fenner as CMO, who promptly took over Hikvision's abandoned GSX 2018 booth in the middl...

By Sean Patton - 4 months ago

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