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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 - about 11 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 - about 11 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 - over 11 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 - over 11 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 - over 11 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 11 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 [link no longer available]. Unfortunately, the article never d...

By John Honovich - over 11 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 11 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 11 years ago

Video Retention Standards - Need Industry Clearinghouse

Beyond CODECS, a need exists for video standards of care, as a supermarket court case below demonstrates. The rules and regulations concerning retention of video information electronically captured by CCTV and IP video recording systems varies in...

By Severin Sorensen - over 11 years ago

Using Video Surveillance to Fight Terrorism

The Mumbai attacks raise questions about security enhancements. What can CCTV or video surveillance do to address terrorist attacks such as Mumbai?  While the immediate reaction is always to spend money on new security systems, what is the best wa...

By John Honovich - almost 12 years ago

Will ONVIF or PSIA win the IP Camera Standards Battle?

While momentum grows for IP camera standards, significant questions exist as to what will happen with ONVIF and PSIA.  They are two groups pursuing the same fundamental goal of brining interoperability to IP cameras. As such they are direct compet...

By John Honovich - almost 12 years ago

Benefits of Standards for Specifying IP Cameras

Specifications are valuable but often are done poorly, creating problems or biasing the bid.  Such challenges are magnified with digital and IP video where multiple codecs and multiple resolutions become commonplace. Just like we can benefit from...

By John Honovich - about 12 years ago

The Impact of PCI Compliance on DVR and NVRs

Surveillance vendors who sell to retail merchants have undoubtedly heard about PCI compliance, but may not understand exactly what it is and how it impacts the security industry. My company, 3xLogic, recently successfully completed a comprehensive...

By Dave Nieweg - about 12 years ago

Megapixel Cameras - The Future of CCTV

Megapixel IP security cameras deliver one great benefit that traditional analogue CCTV cameras just cannot match, you'll all be using them tomorrow, read on to find out why (Also read my blog for more good information on IP video).The Analogue CCT...

By IPVM - about 12 years ago

Exploring Details on H.264 Megapixel Cameras

H.264 megapixel camera support may be the hottest topic in all of video surveillance today. Nevertheless, details on how H.264 megapixel cameras will work have been somewhat hard to find. Of the megapixel H.264 offerings, Arecont Vision's H.264'...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Breaking Standards is Good

Attacking proprietary systems is en vogue but it's only breaking from standards where innovation occurs. The irony is IT players entering physical security have most seriously broken standards and their breaking of standards is driving the innova...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

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