Standards (133)

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Standards Battle Expands to Access Control

While IP cameras were the first battleground for establishing standards, the fight is now expanding into access control. ONVIF, the group led by Axis, has now announced its intent to develop standards for access control. Contrast this to the PSIA ...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

Will Troubleshooting 'Standards' Support be a Problem?

In our first 3 tests of IP camera 'standards', we have run into problems with 2 of them. In the Sony-Milestone integration using ONVIF, the integration simply did not work. In the LILIN-Milestone integration using ONVIF, decoding LILIN's video in ...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Testing IQinVision's 4 Series and PSIA Integration

IP camera standards are a hot topic. Determining how, when and with whom these 'standards' will work are key questions. IQinVision was the first company to announce support for the PSIA IP camera 'standard'. With Milestone releasing support for P...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

IMS Top 10 Video Surveillance Predictions Examined

IMS has released Top 10 video surveillance predictions for 2010. We think it's useful to consider but important to appreciate the timing and product support issues impacting these predictions. Specifically: Managed/Hosted video: Their first pr...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Mobotix Criticizes IP Camera Standards Efforts

The January 2010 Mobotix Installer magazine posts a series of criticisms and concerns on the developing PSIA and ONVIF interoperability specifications. Mobotix specifically objects to: The potential for VMS prices to be lower, claiming, "the c...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

ONVIF/PSIA Video Interviews Examined

Security Squared posted a long video featuring interviews with key members of the ONVIF and PSIA standards groups.  In addition to speaking with founding members, the video has dialogue with manufacturers from both sides of the standards initiativ...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Forecast: 200% Growth IP Video Surveillance 2010-2012

Over the next 3 years, attacks against analog CCTV will accelerate on all sides. We forecast IP video surveillance product sales will increase by 200% total between 2010 and 2012, significantly disrupting and overtaking analog CCTV sales. We are ...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

PSIA Standards Webinar Examined

A webinar sponsored by VidSys discussed how new security standards (specifically PSIA standards) for IP appliances and PSIM are helpful towards businesses.  The contributors in the webinar included representatives from the PSIA, GE Security and Vi...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

NLSS (Next Level Security) Product Examination

NLSS is developing an all-in-one NVR, access control and intrusion server with built-in analytics in an appliance smaller than your cable box at a price point less than today's mid-level DVRs with a managed services option.[NOTE: This report is ou...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Intergraph, ASIS and SAIC on Standards

Given Intergraph and SAIC's significant presence in large scale security systems, especially for government and military applications, they would benefit from interoperability standards. On November 4, 2009, they are hosting a webinar with ASIS o...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Surveillance Recorder Standards Examined (PSIA / ONVIF)

Security managers suffer from no standards for surveillance recorders. Even large organizations with thousands of cameras and hundreds of sites rarely use more than 1 or 2 manufacturer's recorders (even if they use more than a dozen manufacturer's...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Improvements You Requested for IP Video Market

This report lists over 20 improvements recommended by subscribers of the Video Surveillance Professional Service in a recent survey. Each request is addressed with explanation on plans for improvement.  Not a Subscriber? If you are not a subscri...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Are Standards Improving PSIM?

Undoubtedly, the lack of standards are a major barrier to the growth of the PSIM market. Without standards for video management, access control and other security systems, each PSIM manufacturer is forced to develop customized support for the doze...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Milestone to Release Support for ONVIF and PSIA

Milestone plans to release support for both ONVIF and PSIA IP camera specifications in the 4th quarter of 2009, allowing 3rd party camera manufacturers using either specification to interface with Milestone's IP video surveillance software. While ...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

How Will IP Camera Standards Impact Video Surveillance?

Over the next 6 months, more than a dozen manufacturers are likely to announce production support for ONVIF or PSIA IP camera specifications. While the practical impact will take longer, this is the first stage of interoperability specifications b...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

IP Camera 2009 Mid Year Review

Megapixel was the most dominant trend in IP cameras over the first half of 2009. So dominant was megapixel, that not only did most manufacturers release new megapixel cameras but a new non-IP megapixel standard was proposed. Not surprisingly, indu...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

VMS / NVR / DVR 2009 Mid-Year Market Review

Over the first half of 2009, improvements in deployment simplicity was the strongest theme for video management systems. While few to no groundbreaking features were introduced, more than a dozen manufacturers took steps to reduce the complexity o...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Lack of VMS Standards

One of the most common end user questions is: How do you watch video from multiple DVR/VMS systems in a singular interface? The options are poor, the issue is problematic and it's not being addressed by IP camera standards. See our debate on VMS s...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Results of IP Camera Survey

94 respondents answered our IP camera survey. Here are some highlights of the results: 73% believe standards are very important while only 4% think they are not important Of the 60 respondents who are not members of either PSIA or ONVIF, 64% d...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

PSIM Companies Dangerous Positioning

Another pro-PSIM magazine article: This article focuses on all things that PSIM must do. Essentially, it must do everything - total integration. While the goal is noble, strategically, it is a dangerous. Total integration is incredibly hard. Ther...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Examining New Products From ISC West 2009

This premium report examines the value and potential impact of 12 new products announced at ISC West. If you are looking for the next new thing or trying to determine how video surveillance is changing, this report will help. It's a compliment to ...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Panel on IP Camera Standards

TechSec featured a debate on IP camera standards - ONVIF, PSIA, etc. Sam has a long writeup and the discussion on standards is at the very end of his post. What's most shocking to me on this discussion is that the claimed material differences betw...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

IP Video Close to Standards???

Once a new technology gets media coverage, it's common to presume that it's immediately ready for prime time.  This week, a new article declares IP-based video close to standardization. Unfortunately, the article never defines how close is close. ...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Axis on Network Camera Trends

This report summarizes a presentation made by Axis GM Fredrik Nilsson on the progress and future of IP cameras (presented at the Milestone Partners Conference). As the market leader in IP cameras, knowing Axis' outlook is important to analyzing in...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Are You Too Stupid to Buy IP Cameras?

Why are 4 out of 5 of you still not choosing IP cameras? The IP video vendors keep trying to educate you. Is it that you are clearly that stupid to not get it? Or do you just shut it out? A Serious Issue I believe a fundamental cultural and stra...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

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