Social media (18)

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PR Firm Pleads Don't Scrap PR Spending

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PR is not dying, warns pleads PR firm. Take 40+ year old industry PR firm LRG, who recently lamented the 'misconceptions' that: Traditional PR is dead Scrap their company’s PR program And awkwardly reassured that PR is: Not going away a...

By John Honovich - 3 days ago

How Police Decide What Surveillance Images Get Released

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Police are embracing social media to help solve crimes. Most departments have an email list of local media outlets they can send photos and video too, but social media enables them to do more. We talked to three agencies about how they decide whi...

By Carlton Purvis - almost 3 years ago

Social Media Integrated With Surveillance

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Personal photos and videos played a major role identifying the Boston bombing suspects and will likely grow in importance. A new service, that integrates surveillance cameras and crowdsourced images from mobile phones, is being piloted at several ...

By Carlton Purvis - over 3 years ago

Lying At Arecont Vision

File this under shocking not surprising in the least. A security blogger has caught Arecont in an obvious lie with their recent advertisement. In the ad, they show an overview of a cafe. Within the overview are two circles - a larger one connecte...

By John Honovich - about 4 years ago

Finding Out When People Change Jobs

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Want to know if a person has changed jobs? The most basic way is to check someone's LinkedIn profile or, if you are a contact, check your news feed. However, both are hit or miss, depending on you manually checking. It does not scale well nor is i...

By John Honovich - about 4 years ago

Check Out This New Security Blog

Genuine security blogs, by real people, not marketing minions, are incredibly rare. And forget about personality or strong opinions. Unlike the vibrant web, the security sphere is fairly dead. This is why you have to check out the self proclaimed...

By John Honovich - about 4 years ago

ADT Under Attack

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Security behemoth ADT is struggling to make the transition to social media and a world where customers can freely and publicly say what they actually think about the company. In this note, we contrast ADT's approach to social media versus the mass...

By John Honovich - about 4 years ago

Trend: Sharing Surveillance Video Via YouTube

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An important, growing trend is police departments sharing surveillance video via YouTube, vastly increasing the reach and probability that the public can share details that solve cases. In this note, we look at this practice, key issues in making ...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Manufacturers Failing at Customer Service

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Historically, manufacturers reaped the benefits of abused customers powerless to fight back. Now, with the rise of social media, the tides are turning yet many manufacturers refuse to help customers that voice their complaints publicly. In this no...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Worst Parent Ever Caught on Surveillance?

Some things are almost beyond comprehension - like this surveillance video. Take a look: What possessed this father to put his child in a washing machine is unclear. Needless to say, it's terrible. Thankfully the child is reportedly okay. [UP...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

IPVM Reader Statistics 2011

This report breaks down how many people read IP Video Market in 2011, where they come from and how this has changed since last year. We had strong growth in readership and continue our expansion as the world's most influential and well read survei...

By John Honovich - about 5 years ago

Home Surveillance Catches Idiot Deliveryman

This video is a great example of the value of home surveillance, the power of the Internet and a demonstration of sheer stupidity. Watch the 21 second clip: The video quality and the frame rate are both quite strong. From the upload options, it...

By John Honovich - about 5 years ago

Sensr.net's Funding and Silicon Valley VSaaS Examined

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The funding of Sensr.net represents the first Silicon Valley style play into the emerging Video Surveillance as a Service Market. Until now, the market has been overwhelmingly filled with bootstrapped and angel funded entrants who focused on solvi...

By John Honovich - almost 6 years ago

Axis Showcases Social Media but Why?

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A number of video surveillance companies are exploring social media but is it really worth it? In June 2010, Axis added a page to its website listing its various social media presences online (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.). Consider this: Axi...

By John Honovich - over 6 years ago

NRF Starts Blog

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The NRF has started its own blog, posting frequent updates. Very few of the updates are security related and none yet cover video surveillance.  For those interested in general retail topics, it is quite well done with lots of posts and substanti...

By John Honovich - over 7 years ago

Social Media Irrelevant to Security Professionals

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While social media (twitter, facebook, etc.) receives a lot of mainstream media attention, social media is essentially irrelevant to the security market. While it may improve, I think it will be a slow and long process. Integrator Goes Tweeting ...

By John Honovich - over 7 years ago

Social Media Not Embraced by Security Market

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While social media (twitter, facebook, etc.) receives a lot of mainstream media attention, social media is essentially irrelevant to the security market. While it may improve, I think it will be a slow and long process. To that end, Johnson Contr...

By John Honovich - over 7 years ago

Attacks Axis

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Twitter usage continues to grow and is now being used for vendors to attack others. The editor of Mobotix Installer magazine criticized Axis for "producing me-too products". As proof, he cited shrinking Q1 revenue in Asia Pacific region. I am not...

By John Honovich - over 7 years ago

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