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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 b...

By Joey Walter - 28 days 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 c...

By Isabella Cheng and Joey Walter - about 1 month 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, t...

By Isabella Cheng - 3 months 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 Eas...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 3 months 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 quest...

By Joey Walter - 4 months 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 p...

By Joey Walter - 4 months 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 - 5 months ago

JCI / Tyco Security Products Layoffs

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Johnson Controls / Tyco Security Products has confirmed COVID-19 related layoffs, expanding upon the April coronavirus cuts the company previously made. In this note, we share feedback from JCI, evaluate the impact on the company, consisting of...

By John Honovich - 5 months ago

Directory of 97 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. 2020 State of Video Surveillance Startups In the past year, the number and funding of video surveilla...

By IPVM Team - 5 months ago

Genetec Presents Security Center for Airports

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Genetec presented its Security Center for Airports at the April 2020 IPVM New Products show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Genetec including IPVM Q&A Background on the company and the new product Key Positive factors to ...

By Sean Patton - 6 months ago

Clinton Electronics Presents Axis Camera Equipped Public View Monitor

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Clinton Electronics presented their Axis camera-equipped corridor mode M10PA public view monitor designed for the growing self-checkout market at the April 2020 IPVM New Products show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Clinton Ele...

By Ethan Ace - 6 months ago

Delayed Egress Access Control Tutorial

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Delayed Egress marks one of the few times locking people into a building is legal. With so much of access control driven by life safety codes, and a predominant focus of 'free egress' during an emergency, 'delayed egress' is contrary in preventin...

By Brian Rhodes - 9 months ago

Ultinous European Analytics Startup Company Profile

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European analytics-startup Ultinous pitches customers to "Have your own video analysis service!" We spoke to Ultinous to better understand their OEM offering, go-to-market, and analytics differentiation. In this note we look at: Who is Ulti...

By Sean Patton - 11 months ago

UK Facewatch GDPR Compliance Questioned

Even as the GDPR strictly regulates biometrics, a UK company called Facewatch is selling anti-shoplifter facial recognition systems to hundreds of retailers. Facewatch even keeps a database of suspects, only deleting profiles after two years "if y...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

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 - about 1 year 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 - over 1 year 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 - over 1 year ago

Restaurant Security Manager Interview

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Wright’s Gourmet House in Tampa, Florida has been around for over 50 years. During most of that time, there were no security measures in place. Now they have cameras and access control in place to help management in their mission: “Make sure peopl...

By Dan Gelinas - over 1 year ago

19 Facial Recognition Providers Profiled

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IPVM interviewed 19 facial recognition providers at ISC West to understand their claimed accuracy, success and positioning. 9 from China, where facial recognition has received the most significant recent support: Dahua: "interest but not a...

By Charles Rollet - over 1 year ago

Cambium Wireless Video Surveillance Profile

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Cambium Networks, spun out of Motorola Solutions in 2011, says "outdoor durable radios are in their DNA" and they are targeting video surveillance integrator favorite Ubiquiti. In this report, based on discussions with the company, we examine Cam...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

Solink Raises $12 Million - Company Profile

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Most industry professionals have never heard of Solink, a company whose tagline is: It's time to revolutionize the way business uses video. However, raised ~$12 million USD recently, a substantial raise for video surveillance standards, espe...

By Dan Gelinas - over 1 year ago

CES 2019 Show Report

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IPVM was at CES 2019 for the second year (see our CES 2018 Show Final Report) and is reporting on announcements and interesting news from the show floors. This show report includes: Review of major new announcements at the show Drop in Chin...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

Intel Neural Compute Stick 2 / Movidius AI Test

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AI is a major trend in video surveillance with manufacturers paying significant attention to Intel's Movidius Myriad chips. Indeed, Avigilon has announced that their next generation AI H5 cameras will use the Myriad X. But how well do these Myria...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years 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 [link no longer available], Co-CEO at Kogniz to better understand their approa...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

ADI's Financials Revealed + W-Box Growth Priority

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  ADI is one of the most powerful distributors in the security industry but how big are they? How much profit do they make? How much do they sell of Honeywell vs 3rd party products? As part of Resideo, ADI and Honeywell Home are being spun out. ...

By IPVM Team - about 2 years ago

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