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Ex-Microsoft Exec Surveillance Startup Nepoware Profile

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Former Microsoft executive Richard Ang [link no longer available] 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...

By Brian Karas - over 4 years 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 - almost 5 years 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...

By IPVM - almost 5 years 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 [link no longer available] has stayed active as the Chairman of SIA. Now, he is going back to the manufacturer space, but...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 5 years ago

IPVM Inspires PSIM-Challenger Startup Agora

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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...

By Brian Karas - almost 5 years 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...

By Brian Karas - almost 5 years 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 - almost 5 years 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 - almost 5 years 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...

By John Honovich - almost 5 years 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 - about 5 years 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 - about 5 years 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 - about 5 years 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...

By Brian Rhodes - about 5 years 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...

By Brian Rhodes - about 5 years ago

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

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Ex Avigilon VP of Engineering Danny Kam [link no longer available] 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...

By Brian Karas - about 5 years 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 - about 5 years 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 - about 5 years 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...

By John Scanlan - about 5 years ago

The Robot Security Ball (Orbii)

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A new security system in a ball might be the most different security product in years. Orbii combines a camera and other sensors into a steerable ball that users can remotely control and roll into trouble spots. However, despite a bold idea,...

By Brian Rhodes - over 5 years ago

Ex-Googler Startup Camio Cloud Video Tested

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Two ex-Googlers, one who was a Director of Product Management and another who is a Stanford PhD, have built a cloud video solution that aims to deliver Google style searching to cloud video / surveillance. Camio has introduced advanced analytics...

By Ethan Ace - over 5 years ago

Startup Launches Home Intrusion Detection and Tracking System (Xandem)

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No contract, no installer. And not only does Xandem Home claim to detect intruders, it will track and map where they are right now and where they have been. Is this the next big step forward in DIY home intrusion detection that will surpass...

By Brian Rhodes - over 5 years ago

Surveillance Camera / Pet Owl Startup

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Surveillance cameras can be sleek, they can be boxy, but rarely are they whimsical (well, exception here). Now, one startup is raising funds for a camera that is built like a pet owl. Genius or crazy? In this note, we review its specifications,...

By John Honovich - over 5 years ago

Video Enhancement Startup (Lentix) Partners With Milestone

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There's a startup that claims to enhance video quality from HD IP streams, integrated directly into Milestone. In this note, we examine Lentix [link no longer available], based on feedback from the company, examining its functionality, pricing...

By John Honovich - over 5 years ago

33 New Products Directory - Fall 2015

 New products or major tech isssues that IPVM has reported on this summer / fall: Axis Releases Their Own Video Analytics Axis Non-IP Camera / DVR Kit Is Here BluB0X - The Most Ambitious Security Startup in Years The Hikvision Hacking...

By John Honovich - over 5 years ago

BluB0X - The Most Ambitious Security Startup in Years

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This startup literally wants to do everything. They describe themselves as a "hosted security platform that delivers unprecedented unification of Access, Alarms, Visitor, Video and Biometrics." Their name is BluB0X (with a zero / 0 not a O), led...

By Brian Rhodes - over 5 years ago

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