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Rare Video Surveillance Fundraising - Verkada $15 Million

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Fundraising in video surveillance (and the broader physical security market) has been poor recently. Highlights are few and far in between including Knightscope raising $20 million from mom n' pop investors and Dahua's car manufacturer raising $63...

By Sean Patton - almost 2 years ago

ISC West 2018 Best and Worst

ISC West 2018 had strong attendance, modest overall new products, and a surge in Artificial Intelligence marketing. First, here are 20+ manufacturer booth videos, to give you a feel for the show's displays: Inside this report, we examine the b...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

ISC West 2018 Access Control Rundown

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For ISC West 2018, what is new and interesting in access control?  This rundown will bring you up to speed on the exhibitors, what they are releasing, and give you an idea of what is new. Notable Trends In terms of marketwide trends, three them...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 2 years ago

30+ Emerging Tech Companies Examined

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ISC West has a new segment for 2018: the 'Emerging Technology Zone', which they boast: Featuring 50 of the latest and greatest startup businesses, these entrepreneurial start-up companies will help drive change and evolution in our complex cybe...

By Sean Patton - almost 2 years ago

Startup Image Intelligence 10X Accuracy Guarantee

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An Australian startup, Image Intelligence, is targeting the biggest problem of video analytics, poor accuracy, with quite a claim: Is this legitimate or a stunt? What does Image Intelligence aim to do? We spoke with Image Intelligence's founder...

By Sean Patton - almost 2 years ago

Door Closer Startup Lifedoor Aims To Prevent Fire Deaths

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A startup named Lifedoor has a device with one basic function: Close doors during a fire. Closing doors is so powerful, UL and FDNY Fire Chiefs say doing so could prevent fire deaths. Device Shuts Doors During Fires Lifedoor's basic purpose is t...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 years ago

MIT Biggest Failures: Knightscope Robots

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From the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the MIT Technology review has picked a security industry company among its "Biggest Technology Failures of 2017". Making the list next to Juicero [link no longer available], the fai...

By John Honovich - about 2 years ago

Failed Retail Video Analytics Startup Analyzed

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Most manufacturers in this industry try hard to cover up failure. But an industry startup backed by Silicon Valley's most prestigious accelerator has provided an in-depth account of the causes of their demise. Inside this note, we review and anal...

By Brian Karas - about 2 years ago

Testing $20 WyzeCam, The Money Losing Amazon Vet Startup

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This startup is perfecting the old adage: We lose money on every sale, but make it up on volume But it is no joke. The company, Wyze Labs, is led by ex-Amazon managers, who clearly have money for an incredible PR campaign, including fawning ...

By IPVM Team - about 2 years ago

Isonas Cofounders Split, Launch Partner/Competitor

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Breaking up is hard to do, especially when door access security is at stake. But that is exactly what has happened at Isonas. Senior employees who left have started up a new company, Blue Access Technologies, as a result. What is going on and ...

By Brian Rhodes - over 2 years ago

Assa Abloy Acquires August

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The mega access control manufacturer, Assa Abbloy, has acquired [link no longer available] one of the most well funded access control startups, smart lock manufacturer August. This comes just months after August raised $25 million from VC firms. ...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Verkada, Silicon Valley VSaaS Startup, Targets Enterprise

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Verkada says they are building an enterprise-class VSaaS offering, calling it "The new platform for video security". This is a departure from the consumer/SMB focus of many recent startups and companies like Nest, Canary, Ring, etc. Enterprise cu...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

Long Time Industry Exec Leads New Security Franchise Offering

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John Nemerofsky [link no longer available] previously built and sold a $150 million dollar integration business, and then was VP of Niscayah from its spinout of Securitas, through its sale to Stanley Black&Decker, where he managed an $800M bus...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

Deep Learning Startup Umbo Raises Prices 733% For Analytics

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While the industry overall trend is racing to the bottom on price, deep learning startup Umbo is taking the alternative approach, raising prices on their core product 733%. We review Umbo's newest pricing, the increases in annual costs a typical ...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

Resetting IP Cameras - 30 Manufacturer Directory

Every camera has a reset button (well, almost) but it is not always clear what these buttons do, how long they need to be held, what settings they actually restore, etc. Since factory default is not frequently necessary, remembering the procedure ...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Startup Turing Video Segway-Based Security Robot Profile

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If security robots can not replace guards, perhaps the next best thing is a robot the guard can actually ride.  Turing Video has raised $5 million, and is bringing to market a robot security guard that can not only detect security violations, usi...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

Deep Learning Startup Boulder AI DNNCam Wants Your Custom Analytics Jobs

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Analytics manufacturers frequently turn away custom video analytics requests, as they can be challenging and costly to tackle. A recent startup, Boulder AI, with its DDNCam, is doing the opposite, building its entire business model on tackling the...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Neurala Deep Learning Platform Profile

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Find lost children? If Neurala has its way with its recent partnership with Motorola, that is the aim as shown in their video below: Neurala has developed a deep-learning platform designed for implementation in low-power edge devices, providing...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

Silicon Valley Security Guarding Startup (Bannerman) Examined

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Innovation in security guard services has been limited (or comical, i.e., robots to date). One Silicon Valley startup, Bannerman has been targeting the security guard space. When they first emerged in 2014, TechCrunch called them 'bouncers on dem...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

Startup Strops Completely Wireless Surveillance Camera Examined

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European startup Strops has developed a surveillance camera that offers up to 6 days of runtime and cellular communications to create a fully wireless surveillance system. Their CEO described the features and functionality of the product, and w...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

$28M Drone Detection Startup Examined (Dedrone)

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Dedrone has received ~$28M in funding to build what they call an "automatic anti-drone solution", a system to detect drones, and then automatically neutralize them. In this report we analyze Dedrone's funding and technology, including key limitat...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

Startup Replacing Passwords With Patterns (Shayype)

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This startup, Shayype [link no longer available], aims to eliminate passwords, replacing them with patterns. Problems with passwords are clear, as simple passwords, re-used passwords, brute force attacks on passwords, etc. create significant prob...

By Brian Rhodes - over 2 years ago

Milestone / Canon Announces Cloud Spinoff Arcus Global, Now Arcules

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Milestone has spun off a business, Arcus Global [link no longer available], funded by their parent company Canon. The new company aims to transform the VSaaS market with an enterprise-class offering. IPVM spoke with Milestone about the new busine...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Deep Learning Surveillance Startups Deep Problem

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The undeniably good news for the video surveillance market is that we are seeing the rise of more startups than in many years. The cause of this is clear - deep learning / 'artificial intelligence' / the next wave of video analytics. While video ...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

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