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Best Buy, Home Depot and Lowes Drop Dahua Lorex

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Best Buy, Home Depot, and Lowe's dropped Lorex (Dahua) products after IPVM and TechCrunch reached out to the retailers about them selling products from a manufacturer deemed a threat to US national security as well as being sanctioned for human...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Snap One / AV IPO Filing Examined

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Snap One, aka Snap AV is going public, disclosing extremely high revenue for the AV / security revenue and even more ambitious plans.

By Haris Khurshid and Zach Segal - 5 months ago

Russian Face Rec Suppliers Offer Ethnicity Analytics, Raising Alarm

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Four Russian facial recognition firms (AxxonSoft, NtechLab, Tevian, and VisionLabs) who supply the Russian government offer ethnicity analytics, raising concerns the country's police can track minorities. Reuters published its own...

By Donald Maye - 5 months ago

Hanwha's Mexico Business Examined

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Hanwha has become a major competitor in the US, but its Mexico and overall Latin America businesses continue to face a major branding issue, among other challenges. IPVM investigates. Inside this note, we examine: Estimated Market...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 5 months ago

SenSen Video Analytics Company Profile

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Australia's SenSen is a publicly-traded company that has made 2 acquisitions in the past year and aims to be the SAP of video, but what does that mean and how is the company positioned? IPVM analyzes the public company's financials and speaks...

By Zach Segal - 6 months ago

Axxon Behavior Analytics And Facial Recognition Tested

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Axxon's Behavior Analytics claim to "Recognize potentially dangerous situations by detecting specific human postures" and their facial recognition is "free of recognition issues which were typical" in past generations. But how do they work in the...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 6 months ago

Traces AI Non-Face Recognition Alternative Profile

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Traces AI says they have developed a Face Recognition alternative for forensic search and reidentification without using faces and backed by Y Combinator. IPVM spoke with one of the co-founders to learn more about the company and its...

By Zach Segal - 7 months ago

64 Video Surveillance Startups Directory 2021

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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. 2021 State of Video Surveillance Startups In the past year, the number and funding of video...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

Genetec Reorganizes Sales, Eliminates US RSMs

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Genetec has reorganized the US sales organization in the Canadian company's largest region, including the elimination of Regional Sales Managers (RSMs) replaced by a trio of vertical (end-user) specialist salespeople. This has caused concern...

By John Honovich and Sean Patton - 7 months ago

AxxonSoft Russia Business and International Expansion Examined

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AxxonSoft tells IPVM that they plan to IPO in the US within 3–5 years; however, today, AxxonSoft is not widely known in the Americas. IPVM spoke with AxxonSoft CEO Alan Ataev, who moved to the US three years ago to lead business development...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 8 months ago

Video Analytics Advanced Objects / Behavior Recognition Guide

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This guide examines complex offerings of advanced object classification and behavior recognition algorithms. Inside we cover: Machine and Deep Learning Advanced Object Detection Gun Detection / Challenges Simplistic Machine Learning Mask...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

China State Media Exposes Illegal Commercial Facial Recognition Use

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There has been increasing debate and scrutiny about facial recognition in the EU and US, and similar issues are emerging in China as the state media (CCTV) recently singled out illegal facial recognition for commercial use. In this report,...

By Isabella Cheng - 8 months ago

Axis's Brazil Business Examined

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While Axis has been helped in the United States due to bans and sanctions against Hikvision and Dahua, how is Axis competing with them in Brazil? IPVM spoke with Axis competitors, partners, and Axis itself to find out more. IPVM has been in...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 9 months ago

Audio Usage In Video Surveillance Statistics 2021

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Audio usage in video surveillance remains rare but growing, new IPVM statistics show. 175+ integrators answered IPVM: "In the past year, what percentage of cameras did you record audio? Why that percentage?" Inside we break down the results...

By Zach Segal - 11 months ago

CloudWalk, China AI Company, IPO & Financials Examined

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CloudWalk, one of China's 4 AI Unicorns, known inside China as the "AI National Team", for its strong state connections has filed for an IPO. This follows just a few weeks after fellow Unicorn Yitu also filed for its IPO on the same...

By Isabella Cheng - 12 months ago

Yitu, China AI Provider, IPO & Financials Examined

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Yitu, one of China's 4 AI Unicorns, has filed for an IPO recently on the technology-focused Shanghai STAR Market. In this post, we examine the firm's financials, growth, and products, including: Yitu background Profit loss and growth...

By Isabella Cheng - 12 months ago

Coronavirus Impact on Integrators November 2020

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After battling Coronavirus for most of 2020, 200 integrators told IPVM the impact continues to decline but the fight rages for many. Compare to our Spring reports statistics - in April, when coronavirus impact was at its worst and May when...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 year ago

FaceFirst Problems And Layoff

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FaceFirst, a US company and one of the oldest ongoing facial recognition providers, has faced significant problems including a reported layoff. Inside this note, we examine the background of FaceFirst, some issues facing the company and the...

By Joey Walter - about 1 year ago

Costar Technologies / Arecont H1 2020 Financials Examined

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Costar's financial results have been hit by the coronavirus with the company telling IPVM they are focused on "turning around" Arecont and plans for 2021. Costar made a splash acquiring Arecont in 2018, formerly one of the largest megapixel...

By Isabella Cheng and Joey Walter - about 1 year ago

The Kiosk Market Pivots To Temperature Screening (Interviewed)

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Video surveillance is not the only market that has pivoted to medical device sales (admitted or not). Kiosk suppliers, hard hit by COVID-19, have also joined this emerging segment. Inside this note, based on an interview with Craig Keefner,...

By Isabella Cheng - over 1 year ago

Directory of 400+ Fever Camera News Reports Globally

This global directory tracks 400+ articles about thermal cameras used to detect fevers in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Articles are grouped into nine categories. Global USA Canada Africa Asia Europe Latin America Middle...

By Robert Wren Gordon - over 1 year ago

Startup Solink $17 Million USD Fund Raise Expands To Mass Market

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Solink has raised ~$17 million USD, a sizeable round for the company that raised $12 million last year. How fast have they grown? What do they aim to do with it and to the market? We spoke with Solink's Founder and CEO and examine these...

By Joey Walter - over 1 year ago

Ivy League Grads Present Percepta Shoplifting Detection

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Ivy League graduates of the University of Pennsylvania presented their startup Percepta at the May 2020 IPVM Startups show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Percepta including IPVM Q&A Background on the company and the new...

By Joey Walter - over 1 year ago

Anyvision Presents AI Facial Recognition and Mask Detection

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AnyVision presented its AI facial recognition and mask detection at the May 2020 IPVM Startups show. A 30-minute video from Anyvision including IPVM Q&A Background on the company Key Positive factors to consider Key Negative factors...

By Joey Walter - over 1 year ago

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