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Video Surveillance Cameras 101

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Cameras come in many shapes, sizes and specifications. This 101 examines the basics of cameras and features used in 2020. In this report, we review the basics of cameras, including: Core components of cameras Analog vs. IP cameras Common c...

By IPVM Team - 1 day ago

Every VMS Will Become a VSaaS

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VMS is ending. Soon every VMS will be a VSaaS. Competitive dynamics will be redrawn. What does this mean? VMS Historically On-Site Historically, VMS meant video management software that was deployed on-site. To the extent that it could be wa...

By John Honovich - 5 days ago

Video Surveillance 101 Course - Last Chance

This is the last chance to join IPVM's first Video Surveillance 101 course, designed to help those new to the industry to quickly understand the most important terms, technologies, and trends. This addresses the problem that there is no curricu...

By IPVM Team - 6 days ago

Video Surveillance Architecture 101

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Video surveillance can be designed and deployed in a number of ways. This 101 examines the most common options and architectures used in 2020. This is part of our new Video Surveillance 101 Course that starts next week. Architectures are based...

By IPVM Team - 8 days ago

Glossary / Acronyms for Video Surveillance

This directory provides definitions and explanations for over 70 common video surveillance industry terms, including links to related IPVM tutorials and guides. This directory will be continuously updated. If there is a term you want to be incl...

By IPVM Team - 16 days ago

Avigilon Shifts Cloud Strategy - Merges Blue and ACC

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Avigilon is shifting its cloud strategy, phasing out its Blue web-managed surveillance platform as a stand-alone brand and merging it with its ACC VMS. In this note, based on a briefing with Avigilon, we examine: Avigilon's shifted cloud str...

By Sean Patton - about 1 month ago

Bandwidth Fundamentals For Video Surveillance

Bandwidth is the most fundamental element of computer networking for video surveillance systems. Because video surveillance can consume an immense amount of bandwidth and because variations in bandwidth load of surveillance cameras can be so signi...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Rhombus Cameras, VMS and Analytics Tested

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Rhombus boasts they have created "the new standard in Enterprise, cloud-managed video security" and told IPVM in January 2019 they offer twice the features of Verkada at half of the price. We purchased 2 R2 Rhombus cameras and Enterprise licens...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Sean Patton - 4 months ago

100+ Companies Profile Directory

While IPVM covers the largest companies in the industry regularly (like Axis, Dahua, Hikvision, etc.), IPVM strives to do a profile post on each manufacturer to provide fundamental information and analysis. We have 100+ so far, shown below. Her...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Network Optix NxWitness 4.0 Tested

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Network Optix released Nx Witness 4.0, proclaiming new features like a deep learning analytics metadata SDK, increased H.265 support, and UX improvements made the software "stronger and more full-featured than ever before." We tested Network Op...

By Sean Patton - 5 months ago

Directory of 70 Video Surveillance Startups

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This directory provides a list of video surveillance startups to help you see and research what companies are new or not yet broadly known. 2019 State of Video Surveillance Startups In the past year, the number and funding of video surveillanc...

By IPVM Team - 5 months ago

Genetec Stratocast VSaaS Tested

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The VSaaS market is rapidly expanding in 2019, with Verkada, Meraki, Eagle Eye, Avigilon and numerous startups growing their market share. When we tested Genetec Stratocast in 2015 there were significant limitations compared to Security Center and...

By Sean Patton - 6 months ago

UK Facewatch GDPR Compliance Questioned

Even as the GDPR strictly regulates biometrics, a UK company called Facewatch is selling anti-shoplifter facial recognition systems to hundreds of retailers. Facewatch even keeps a database of suspects, only deleting profiles after two years "if y...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Proactive CCTV "Only Affordable Video Archiving Solution" Profile

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Proactive CCTV is claiming to offer "the only affordable video archiving solution on the market", reducing the storage typically required for H.265 by 89%. Where did Proactive come from? What are they providing, and how affordable is it? We spo...

By Sean Patton - 7 months ago

Razberi Technologies Company Profile

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Razberi says they have doubled their revenue in the first half of 2019, citing their proprietary camera hardening and cybersecurity capabilities which are included with their Made In the USA appliances. In this note, based on a discussion with ...

By Sean Patton - 7 months ago

Avigilon Blue VSaaS Tested

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Avigilon says Blue is a "powerful integrator cloud service platform", easy to set up and configure, quickly scale business, by leveraging cloud connectivity. But as cloud startups grow in number and size, how much better does Blue work, and where ...

By Sean Patton - 7 months ago

Video Surveillance History

The video surveillance market has changed significantly since 2000, going from VCRs to an emerging AI cloud era. The goal of this history is to help professionals newer to the industry understand the important business and technology shifts tha...

By John Honovich - 7 months ago

New GDPR Guidelines for Video Surveillance Examined

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The highest-level EU data protection authority has issued a new series of provisional video surveillance guidelines. While GDPR has been in effect for more than a year, how it applies to video surveillance has often been unclear, as we explaine...

By Charles Rollet - 7 months ago

Directory of 30+ VSaaS / Cloud Video Surveillance Providers

This directory provides a list of VSaaS / cloud video surveillance providers to help you see and research what options are available. 2019 State of VSaaS Market While overwhelmingly video surveillance is recorded on-premise, cloud recording is...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

Smart CODEC Usage Statistics 2019

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Smart codecs are now nearly a standard feature in IP cameras, but our statistics show integrator adoption has not increased at the same rate. In this note, we examine adoption rates of smart codecs, and share integrators' feedback on why they d...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

OWAL Startup Profile - Ex-Googler Cloud AI Video Platform

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OWAL, a NYC-based startup developing AI video analytics, is aiming to "improve the quality of life" within high-rise apartments, and commercial property management markets. We spoke to OWAL (pronounced like the bird), to better understand their...

By Sean Patton - 9 months ago

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