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Startup Targets Rapid Deployment Cameras

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Easy to deploy "wire free" cameras have been a goal of the security industry for some time. Manufacturers, such as Micropower, have tried, and ultimately failed, to deliver on this concept for several years. Now, startup V5 has raised $7M+ in fun...

By Brian Karas - 29 days ago

EAS Startup Queuehop Examined

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Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) tags have been used for decades to reduce theft with companies like Tyco's Sensormatic and Checkpoint being commonly deployed systems. But startups attempting to disrupt this space are few and far between. N...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago

The Russian SMP Security Robot

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A Russian manufacturer, SMP, has a commercially available outdoor security robot, at a lower price and with much less marketing than their main competitors. How well does it work? What does it offer? We visited Make Em Move Robotics in New Jersey...

By Ari Erenthal - 3 months ago

$38+ Million Funding Powers VMS Challenger IronYun

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VMS and video analytics have received little funding this decade. However, one Taiwan startup, IronYun, has bucked this trend, with a relatively massive amount of funding for an offering that combines deep learning analytics, multi-tier storage, ...

By Brian Karas - 4 months ago

Ex-ADT Exec Joins Eagle Eye As President

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VSaaS has been a tough market, while Axis struggles with their business, Eagle Eye is filling out their executive team. Eagle Eye has hired an industry veteran as President to take over day to day operations and grow the business. The new Presid...

By Brian Karas - 4 months ago

Flying Security Guard Startup Aptonomy Examined

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Backed by Silicon Valley's biggest incubator and led by two robotics PhDs, Aptonomy is set to launch, what they describe, as 'flying security guards'. Founder and CEO, Mihail Pivtoraiko spoke with us about his company strategy for this report. We...

By Brian Karas - 4 months ago

VSaaS Startup Raises $5 Million For Global Expansion

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There is money to be made in VSaaS. At least that is what the investors of Morphean believe. The Swiss company received a $5M investment to expand their business into the US and other markets. Morphean's CEO, Rodrigue Zbinden, provided IPVM with ...

By Brian Karas - 5 months ago

Ex-Microsoft Exec Surveillance Startup Nepoware

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Former Microsoft executive Richard Ang says he wanted to build an IoT device, and so he has spent 3 years developing what he says is a more dependable and cost-effective solution to monitoring outdoor areas with cameras. In a conversation with IP...

By Brian Karas - 6 months ago

You Can Invest In The Silicon Valley Robot Mini-IPO

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Do you want own a part of the robot future? Now, you can. After gaining international fame with their robot runs over child debacle, Knightscope is seeking new funding through what they are calling a "mini IPO to test the waters". We spoke with...

By Brian Karas - 6 months ago

Silicon Valley Startup Density Launches People Counting As A Service

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A Silicon Valley startup says their people counting sensor is so accurate it's free, just pay for the data. They recently raised $4M from a top VC and want to take on established companies in the space. We interviewed Density CEO Andrew Farrah to...

By Brian Karas - 7 months ago

Ex-HID CEO Joins Feenics Cloud Access Startup

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The CEO of access control's most well known manufacturer, HID, exited just over a year ago. Since that time, Denis Hébert has stayed active as the Chairman of SIA. Now, he is going back to the manufacturer space, but from a mega corporation to a...

By Brian Rhodes - 7 months ago

IPVM Inspires PSIM-Challenger Startup

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An IPVM member asked about Agora Systems in a discussion, a company we knew little about, prompting us to reach out to answer our member's question. Agora's CEO provided details on their offering, and also told us our report: The Future of VMS, w...

By Brian Karas - 8 months ago

Top VC Backs Video Analytics Baby Monitor (Nanit)

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One of the most well respected Venture Capitalists has not only invested in a video analytics developer but has given a ringing endorsement to the future of the space. In this note, we examine the company invested in (Nanit) and why this is a bul...

By Brian Karas - 8 months ago

"This Is The Robot That Will Change The World" - Riley

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The most well known 'professional' security robot, Knightscope, is asking $50,000 per year per robot. Now, another startup, is promoting 'the robot that will change the world' for a retail price of just $229. In this note, we examine Riley, its ...

By Brian Karas - 9 months ago

Ex-Intel Led Team Launches Big Data Video Analytics Startup

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A team of ex-Intel PhD's and engineers are attempting to bring "big data" to security and video analytics. Avidbeam says they will revolutionize what is possible with video analytics, in this report we examine their potential.

By Brian Karas - 9 months ago

Surveillance Startup Entropix Wins Silicon Valley Competition

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Industry people often complain about the lack of high tech startups over the past decade. With more and more former startups / independents (e.g., Exacq, Aimetis, Brivo, VideoInsight, Milestone, etc.) being sold off, there are fewer new ones risin...

By John Honovich - 9 months ago

Mark Cuban Funded Analytics Company Shifts Away From Security

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In early 2015 Mark Cuban has funded a video analytics company, Netra, after the founder cold-emailed him. Now the company has shifted away from security. We look at the reason for this shift in this updated report.  

By IPVM Team - 10 months ago

Manufacturer Sales Compensation 2016 Report

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This is the most comprehensive statistics on manufacturer sales compensation and a must read for those who are on the manufacturing side, want to go to the manufacturer side or are curious what their vendor's salespeople make. Manufacturers told ...

By Brian Karas - 10 months ago

More Revolutionary Than Avigilon, Claims Startup Auglle

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Startup Auglle is bringing an "all in one" camera to market that they claim is bigger and better than Avigilon's H4ES. We spoke with the President of Auglle and their head of engineering to get a better understand what they are working on. This ...

By Brian Karas - 10 months ago

The Brooklyn Access Startup: Kisi

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Straight from the hipster startup hotbed of Brooklyn comes a new IP access control system.  And if the tough streets of NYC do not offer enough credibility, Kisi also claims German engineering: True to startup form, the company offers big claim...

By Brian Rhodes - 11 months ago

Wave Your Hand Biometrics at ISC West

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Want to simply wave your hand as you walk in? One of the most different approaches being shown at ISC West is a company that claims to deliver "FBI Quality Fingerprints" while eliminating the need to touch anything or even stop. Reading Process ...

By Brian Rhodes - 11 months ago

Ex-Avigilon Exec Backs Network Outage Prediction Startup (Optigo)

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Ex Avigilon VP of Engineering Danny Kam is putting his support behind networking startup Optigo. Networking monitoring and analytics tools that can plot trends or send alerts on failed devices have been around for decades.  Optigo Networks is bui...

By Brian Karas - 11 months ago

SaaS LPR Startup OpenALPR Examined

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A startup, OpenALPR has developed a freemium / open source LPR offering. This report examines OpenALPR, based on an interview with their founder, examining tech details, 3rd party integration and contrast to Genetec cloud LPR.

By Brian Karas - 11 months ago

Camera Doorbell Startup Ring Now With ~$100 Million Funding

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Smart doorbell startup Ring has raised an additional USD$61M in funding. Ring has also announced a "Pro" doorbell, which is an enhanced product offering vs. a reseller-oriented product. We take a look at ring's financials and the details on Ring...

By Brian Karas - 12 months ago

Security Camera / Outdoor Light Tested (Kuna)

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A new device, named Kuna, "aims to prevent break-ins before they happen!" We bought one and tested it out, examining the following key elements: Accuracy of break-in detection Quality of audio / interaction Light controls Installation proce...

By John Scanlan - 12 months ago

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