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Ionodes - Video Surveillance Startup Examined

Ionodes is a recent startup drawing significant interest for its experienced founders and its partnership with Genetec. The product that looks to have the most immediate impact is the Ionodes hybrid NVR, the SV-3200, which runs Genetec's...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Should Video Analytics be Bundled with VMS?

Despite lip service manufacturers give to open systems, the clear preferred path is selling end to end packages. Last year, we debated this approach and the risks of it. At the time, I cited a half dozen significant vendors. Since then, you can...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Examining Video Analytic Management Test

Steve Hunt has published test results comparing Aimetis, Milestone and Verint as 'video analytics management' platform. Given the focus of this test, it's not surprising that Aimetis is ranked the highest (see his 1 page results for Aimetis,...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Proximex's C100 -- Mainstream PSIM Examined

Proximex [link no longer available] is developing a PSIM appliance, called the C100 [link no longer available], that aims to be more affordable and simpler to deploy than traditional physical security information management offerings. Challenges...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Evaluation Metrics for Storage Savings

Properly evaluating TimeSight's extreme storage savings claims depend on carefully analyzing TimeSight's assumptions and contrasting that to competitive technology and common deployment scenarios. We examine this herein. TimeSight has to be...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Riskiest Companies 2009 - BRS Labs and TimeSight

BRS Labs and TimeSight are likely the riskiest video surveillance companies. With extensive marketing campaigns and multiple awards received from questionable award programs, they are creating a lot of noise and obscuring significant...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Examining XProtect Version 7.0 Software Release

Milestone has announced an upgrade for its XProtect Enterprise VMS software [link no longer available], moving from 6.5 to 7.0. In this release, Milestone focuses on enhanced administration interface and tools. Key enhancements include System...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Mobotix's Financial and Strategic Positioning 2009

Mobotix pursues an aggressive strategy contrarian to most megapixel camera companies. Committed to their decentralized approach, Mobotix has grown to over $60 M USD annual sales and to be one of the largest IP camera manufacturers...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Milestone to Release Support for ONVIF and PSIA

Milestone plans to release support for both ONVIF and PSIA IP camera specifications in the 4th quarter of 2009, allowing 3rd party camera manufacturers using either specification to interface with Milestone's IP video surveillance software [link...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

SD Card's Future for Video Surveillance Storage

SD cards are gaining attention as their use in the consumer world for digital cameras, smartphones and laptops increases significantly. In the video surveillance market, it is becoming increasingly common for IP cameras to support SD cards and,...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Examining Series D Funding

3VR has received $12M USD in new funding. This is in addition to previous funding rounds of $5M, $15M and $10M. 3VR has received over $40 M USD total funding since launch in 2002. The round is impressive both in the size of the funding and the...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

On Line Sales of VMS for Mac/iPhone

VideoNext has launched a separate brand of VMS software/iPhone, called CAVU [link no longer available], targeted at the pro-sumer market. The marketing differs significantly from VideoNext who primarily targets the enterprise/government...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Ranks Among Top Selling VMS Providers

Aimetis announced their ranking in IMS's analysis of open platform network video management software for the Americas. They are in 7th. If you have never heard of Aimetis, this may be impressive. However, being 7th in a single category in a single...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

ipConfigure's Video Management Offerings Examined

Since announcing their selection as the US Post's Office choice for their next-generation video management system, interest in ipConfigure has increased significantly. Adding to that, this week ipConfigure announced major expansions to their...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Recommendations for Surveillance Startups / Investors

While there are many startups in video surveillance, many of them have under-achieved, especially the most prominent, VC backed companies in the market. Indeed, this has caused VentureBeat to symbolize the security startup market as a sinking...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Testing Axis STS/AVHS Hosted Video (Secure-i)

Axis' hosted video offering, formerly called STS, now called AVHS, is a key contender in the future of video surveillance.  Hosted video offers simpler and more accessible video surveillance solutions. It also has the potential to re-align the...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

IP Camera 2009 Mid Year Review

Megapixel was the most dominant trend in IP cameras over the first half of 2009. So dominant was megapixel, that not only did most manufacturers release new megapixel cameras but a new non-IP megapixel standard was proposed. Not surprisingly,...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

VMS / NVR / DVR 2009 Mid-Year Market Review

Over the first half of 2009, improvements in deployment simplicity was the strongest theme for video management systems. While few to no groundbreaking features were introduced, more than a dozen manufacturers took steps to reduce the complexity...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Lack of VMS Standards

One of the most common end user questions is: How do you watch video from multiple DVR/VMS systems in a singular interface? The options are poor, the issue is problematic and it's not being addressed by IP camera standards. See our debate on VMS...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Testing StarDot's 5MP Camera (SD500BN)

While not well known in the security market, StarDot is one of a few manufacturers providing 5MP cameras. Though StarDot has been producing megapixel cameras for the tourism, construction and entertainment markets for years, they only recently...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Testing Arecont Vision's AV3105 H.264 Camera

Arecont Vision's H.264 megapixel product line has drawn an immense amount of interest. At the beginning of 2008, Arecont was the first surveillance company to announce H.264 multi-megapixel and is currently the only manufacturer offering H.264...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

BriefCam's Surveillance Search Technology Examined

BriefCam aims to simplify video surveillance search. They generate intelligent video synopses that enables investigators to watch the key events of hours of video in a fraction of the time. Below is a short introductory demo of BriefCam's...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Examining Cisco's Small Business Video Surveillance

Cisco is making a major push into the small business market. As part of this, Cisco is increasing both their product offerings and marketing of video surveillance products. Cisco's success (or lack thereof) in the enterprise video surveillance...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

VMS Service Fees

VMS vendors and integrators are both looking for new services to offer (recurring revenue, etc.) VideoInsight released a series of interesting documents describing their offering including: Live monitoring starting at $25 per camera per month...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Testing Vivotek IP7161 - 2MP MPEG-4 Camera

Vivotek's new 2MP camera (the IP7161) expands low-cost product options in multi-megapixel cameras. The IP7161's specification include support for MPEG-4 (but not H.264) and has a maximum frame rate of 10fps at 1600 x 1200. The test results show...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

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