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Calculating Video Surveillance Storage / Bandwidth

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Calculating surveillance bandwidth is complex, and inexperienced users can easily underestimate bandwidth, leading to reduced storage durations and/or overloaded networks. The most common way technicians estimate storage is to use manufacturer or...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years 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 - over 2 years ago

'Legal Protection' From Eagle Eye Contract Vault Examined

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"I was promised the high-end model for the entry level price." "Nobody said there would be a monthly service fee when I signed up." Accurately capturing all of the dialog surrounding a contract, and promises made by a sales person for specia...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

Cisco Meraki Launches The Most Expensive HD Camera In Years

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The video surveillance market is racing to the bottom, with 3MP IP cameras being sold for as low as ~$100 through distribution. Cisco is not joining. Instead, Cisco Meraki has launched 2 new IP cameras, the 'cheaper' one starting at $1,299 MSRP,...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

VSaaS Startup Morphean 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 - over 2 years ago

You Get Robbed, Canary Will Pay You Up To $1,000

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Canary is trying to break the status quo in DIY security, first by raising over $40 million, and now a revamp of their monthly services package could shake things up even more.   New offerings include an insurance reimbursement guarantee if thiev...

By Brian Rhodes - over 2 years ago

History of Video Surveillance

This is a concise history of video surveillance covering the past decade.  The goal is to help professionals newer to the industry understand the important business and technology shifts that impact the market today. It is not intended to cover...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

Milestone VMS Adds H.265, SVQR, RAM Video Optimization

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Milestone is rolling out enhancements to XProtect to support H.265, enhanced edge recording functionality, and potentially allow users to reduce hard drive wear and tear through a new video buffering design. We spoke with Milestone to get details...

By Brian Karas - almost 3 years ago

OpenEye Launches Own Cloud VMS

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OpenEye has been shipping security recording solutions since 2001, yet has remained mostly behind the scenes, OEMing their solution to more recognized brands. Now, OpenEye has released a new platform that leverages cloud connectivity and is shift...

By Brian Karas - almost 3 years ago

ONVIF Profile G Video Storage Test

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A standard to retrieve video stored on 3rd party devices. This is the aim of ONVIF Profile G. The proprietary nature of accessing recorded video has been a problem for years, forcing most users to limit themselves to a single recording platform a...

By Ethan Ace - almost 3 years ago

Milestone Launches Exacq NVR Take-Over

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Last year, Milestone took aim at both Avigilon (Milestone Launches Avigilon Conversion Program) and OnSSI (Milestone 'Free' Takeover of OnSSI Accounts).  Now, they have turned towards Exacq. In this note, we examine Milestone's offer for Exacq u...

By IPVM Team - almost 3 years ago

Surveillance Recording Mode Statistics 2016

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Continuous? Motion? Boost? What recording should be used? What is used? This report compiles data from 90 integrators on storage modes most commonly used, and the reasons why integrators choose a specific recording method, contrasting results to...

By Brian Karas - almost 3 years ago

Video Surveillance Hard Drive Failure Statistics 2016

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Hard drive failures are decreasing and lifespans are getting longer, according to new IPVM statistics. Failing hard drives have historically been one of the biggest maintenance problems In this report, we share our findings from surveying integr...

By John Honovich - almost 3 years ago

Logipix 20MP, 140MP and 200MP Cameras Examined

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Looking for an Avigilon alternative? Logipix, based in Hungary, has created their own super high resolution end-to-end solution, featuring 20MP - 200MP cameras, video analytics, and claims to offer advanced solutions for critical customers. We s...

By Brian Karas - almost 3 years ago

Video Surveillance Hard Drive Size Statistics 2016

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Many low end NVRs still use 1TB hard drives, but 10TB drives hit in the market in January 2016. So what size do integrators use most often? 90 integrators told us in a new IPVM survey, and the answers show that bigger is not always better.

By Brian Karas - almost 3 years ago

Smart CODEC Usage Statistics 2016

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Smart CODECS are one of the big new trends in the past year, with real ability to save significant amounts of bandwidth and storage. But how widely are they being used? 90 integrators provided data for this report on smart CODEC usage.

By Brian Karas - almost 3 years ago

Selling Super High Resolution Cameras

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Is bigger better? In the past decade, the surveillance industry has moved from 0.3MP to 1MP to 2MP to 3MP to 5MP to 4K (8.3MP), etc. But there are even higher resolution cameras above that. This report covers selling those super high resolution ...

By IPVM Team - almost 3 years ago

Set-Top Box DIY Alarm System Sage

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A multi-billion dollar corporation has gotten into the DIY alarm system space. And they are dropping the wall-based panel that most every alarm provider uses.  Echostar / Hughes Sage uses a TV as the main control hub, eliminating dependency on...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 3 years ago

Selling Low Cost Kits

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Low-cost kits have become a direct threat to security integrators. These kits offer a drastically discounted alternative to professional brands, used by more than just residential users, as our Police Buys FLIR at Costco, Industry's Worst Fear re...

By Brian Karas - almost 3 years ago

Axis Launches Next Gen Zipstream

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Smart codecs are one of the most important emerging surveillance technology trends. Axis was the first, launching Zipstream in Spring 2015 but was quickly followed by Hikvision H.264+, Panasonic Smart Coding and more every month. Now, Axis is pu...

By IPVM Team - almost 3 years ago

Selling 4K Cameras

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This is a first in a new series to help integrators and manufacturers do a better job of accurately and fairly selling for and against various technologies. This report answers questions about selling 4K resolution, outlines strategies for sellin...

By Brian Karas - almost 3 years ago

IPConfigure Free RaspberryPi VMS

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IPConfigure has released a version of their Orchid VMS that runs on $50 RaspberryPi hardware and is free for commercial or personal use. Inside we cover how to get it, and what limitations are involved.

By Brian Karas - about 3 years ago

BCDVideo Company Profile 2016

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BCDVideo claims better value and servers specifically selected for video surveillance, an improved experience versus working with a server manufacturer or an IT distributor. We spoke with BCDVideo to get details behind these claims, and explore t...

By John Honovich - about 3 years ago

Quantum Storage Company Profile

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Storage vendor Quantum is bringing their multi-tier storage architecture to the security industry, claiming cost-effective long-term data storage. And they have been spending heavy building a sales team and marketing program focused on the video ...

By Brian Karas - about 3 years ago

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