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Exacq Favorability Results 2019

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Exacq favorability amongst integrators has declined sharply, in new IPVM statistics, compared to 2017 IPVM statistics for Exacq. Now, over 5 since Tyco acquired Exacq, 2 years since Exacq co-founders exited and just months after the ex-Exacq foun...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

Avigilon Favorability Results 2019

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Since IPVM's 2017 Avigilon favorability results, the company was acquired by Motorola and has shifted from being an aggressive startup to a more mature subsidiary of a large corporation. So far, integrators have responded positively with Avigilon...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

Gorilla Technology AI Provider, Raises $15 Million, Profiled

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Gorilla Technology is a Taiwanese video analytics manufacturer that recently announced a $15 million investment from SBI Group, saying this "strengthens our position as an Edge AI leader" In this report, based on a conversation with Gorilla Techn...

By Sean Patton - almost 2 years ago

Pelco Favorability Results 2019

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Pelco had a significant favorability problem amongst integrators in our previous study (see 2016 Pelco results). Now, in the first edition of our 2019 series, Pelco's favorability has not worsened but it has not strengthened either: Inside thi...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

NTP / Network Time Guide For Video Surveillance

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Inaccurate time can lead to missing or inadmissible video, yet this topic is often overlooked, with cameras and servers left defaulted, synchronized to different sources or not at all. However, setting up a proper time server in a surveillance net...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

H.265 / HEVC Codec Tutorial

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H.265 support has improved significantly since its introduction, with H.265 camera/VMS compatibility increased compared to only a year ago, and most manufacturers shipping H.265 models. However, there are still challenges impacting H.265's compet...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

IPVM Best New Products 2019 Opened - 70+ Entrants

The inaugural IPVM Best New Product Awards has been opened - the industry's first and only program where the awards are not pay-to-play and the awarding organization does extensive testing to evaluate products awarded. 70+ Entrants Listed (So F...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

CyberExtruder Face Recognition Profile

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CyberExtruder offers 3D modeling face recognition software that they say provides quicker and more accurate matches than other 2D face recognition solutions. We spoke with CyberExtruder to better understand their approach and how their offerings...

By Sean Patton - almost 2 years ago

Axis Tailgate Detection Tested

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Axis is aiming to tackle tailgating, one of access control's biggest issues, with the Tailgating Detector ACAP application. This camera app claims to do the job of much more expensive dedicated solutions at much lower cost. We tested this new a...

By Rob Kilpatrick - almost 2 years ago

Surveillance Codec Guide

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Codecs are core to surveillance, with names like H.264, H.265, and MJPEG commonly cited. How do they work? Why should you use them? What issues may you face? In this tutorial, we examine this in-depth covering: Uncompressed vs. Compressed Video...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

Qognify Acquires OnSSI, CEO Pitches Exciting Future

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Qognify is a VMS / PSIM company, with a tumultuous 2018, that has just acquired a VMS company (OnSSI) who itself acquired a VMS company in 2015 (Seetec). How will it all work? [link no longer available] Qognify CEO Steve Shine [link no longe...

By John Honovich - almost 2 years ago

Combating Vaping Epidemic - Halo Smart Sensor Profile

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Youth vaping has become an epidemic, according to the US Surgeon General, while the market leader, Juul, just received a $12.8 billion investment from the largest cigarette manufacturer, with the WSJ saying that "Teen Vaping Has Created Addicts Wi...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

ONVIF Profile T Examined

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Despite ONVIF's overall success (11,000+ devices supported), ONVIF has been criticized for its limitations and problems, including VMD and video analytic issues, and various advanced integration restrictions. Now, ONVIF has released Profile T, bu...

By Ethan Ace - almost 2 years ago

Dahua Lorex White Light Camera Tested

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IP cameras with integrated white light LEDs are a growing trend, led by most notably Hikvision ColorVu. While the Hikvision models are not available in North America, Dahua's Lorex division white light integrated camera is. We bought and tested t...

By Rob Kilpatrick - almost 2 years ago

Genetec UL Cybersecurity Certificate (2900-2-3) Examined

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Proving a company is cybersecure has become a major concern for security companies. But how trustworthy are these certificates? Earlier in 2018, a false Hikvision cybersecurity certification announcement caused controversy. And Genetec itself has...

By Dan Gelinas - almost 2 years ago

ACRE-Acquired Open Options Access Company Profile

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Who is the company ACRE is acquiring? In this note, we examine Open Options line for best customer fit, key features, pricing, and main weaknesses. Report sections include: Open Options Company Background Core feature comparison Management...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 2 years ago

8MP / 4K Fixed Lens Camera Shootout - Dahua, Hikvision, TVT, Uniview

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8MP / 4K fixed lens models are now common in lower cost lines, with nearly every Chinese brand and their OEMs now offering multiple options. To see which fixed lens 8MP/4K models performed best and how they compare to new generation 4MP models, w...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

FLIR Launches Body Cameras Unified With VMS (TruWitness)

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While FLIR is best known for their thermal cameras, now they have expanded into body cameras, launching TruWITNESS, a public safety focused body wearable camera 'unified' with their VMS offering. In this note, based on a conversation with FLIR we...

By Sean Patton - almost 2 years ago

Infinova's Xinjiang Business Examined

As pressure mounts for companies to stop doing business in China’s Xinjiang region amid a severe human rights crisis, IPVM has found Infinova sold a video management system for “smart cities” in Xinjiang last year and has won substantial surveilla...

By Charles Rollet - almost 2 years ago

Fullerton Returns, Joins OpenEye

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Eric Fullerton [link no longer available] became one of the most famous people in the industry as the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of Milestone as Milestone became the most widely known VMS globally. Then he took one of the hardest jobs in t...

By John Honovich - almost 2 years ago

Startup Qumulex Aims For Unified Platform, Adds Infinias Access Founder

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The startup founded by former Exacq executives, Qumulex has hired Wayne Jared [link no longer available], founder of access control manufacturer Infinias and most recently a 3xLogic executive, to head up development of the system's cloud-based acc...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 2 years ago

Vintra "AI-Powered" Video Analytics Startup Profile

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Vintra is a Silicon Valley startup focused on AI-based video analytics. They had booths at IACP and ISC West demonstrating their hosted or on-premise solutions. We spoke with Vintra, to better understand their approach, and how they position thei...

By Sean Patton - almost 2 years ago

Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2018

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This is the 5th year IPVM has tracked manufacturers gaining and losing: Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2014 Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2015 Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2016 Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2017 ...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

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