Video analytics (393)

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Analytics vs Rain: Axis, Bosch & Sony

Rain. This was a key objection to our Camera Analytics Test: Axis vs. Bosch vs. Sony. Members rightfully noted it is one thing for an analytics to do well indoors and outdoors at night but what about in the rain? In this report, we share our find...

By Ben Wood - about 7 years ago

Camera Analytics Tested: Axis vs. Bosch vs. Sony

With the move to IP and HD now commonplace, companies are looking for new ways to compete. While analytics has long disappointed, many still hold out hope for it being the next big thing. Many major camera manufacturers offer analytics built-in o...

By Ethan Ace - about 7 years ago

Advanced VMD - Axis / Mobotix Tested

Surveillance professionals prefer motion based recording over continuous but the main weakness of motion detection is its inaccuracy. Sure, it saves a lot of storage over recording continuously but it still can be very inefficient, triggering agai...

By Ethan Ace - about 7 years ago

3VR Significant Layoffs

3VR has laid off 15 employees, five of which are from its sales team, IPVM has learned. This leaves the company with a skeleton crew of three sales reps to cover the entire United States, according to a source with knowledge of the layoffs.  On T...

By Carlton Purvis - over 7 years ago

Kastle / Cernium CheckVideo Acquisition

Another video analytics manufacturer is gone, though no one should be surprised. Kastle Systems, a DC based managed services provider, traditionally focused on access control, has acquired CheckVideo [link no longer available] (aka Cernium). In th...

By John Honovich - over 7 years ago

VideoIQ Rialto R Series

After years of pushing their own analytics enabled cameras, VideoIQ has opened their platform up to third party IP cameras with the Rialto R series [link no longer available]. In this note, we look at this new line, its features and integration, a...

By Ethan Ace - over 7 years ago

How to Select Video Analytics

Selecting video analytics can be difficult because many factors impact the choice. In this report, we examine 8 important questions that should be addressed when evaluating video analytics. The easy part is usually determining the type of video a...

By John Honovich - almost 8 years ago

HP Autonomy Fraud Claims

Massive fraud is revealed in a superstar analytics company -- a lesson that all of us in surveillance should take to heart. This week, HP disclosed huge problems with their acquisition of UK mega analytics firm, Autonomy, the poster child for wha...

By John Honovich - about 8 years ago

Winners and Losers Fall 2012

Recently, surveillance innovation has been underwhelming. Indeed, this Spring, it hit a low point, with incremental advances in video quality and a boost for edge storage being the most notable trends, raising questions about what would come in th...

By John Honovich - about 8 years ago

Low Cost Radar / Analytics Replacement (SpotterRF)

Outdoor detection is critical to security but video analytics have disappointed due to high false alarms. Seeking to overcome this, SpotterRF has announced the C40 surveillance radar, targeted at commercial deployments, claiming larger coverage ar...

By Ethan Ace - about 8 years ago

What Ever Happened to VitaminD?

One of the few new entrants to the video analytics market in the past few years, VitaminD attracted a fair amount of interest for their low cost, integrated video analytics / VMS offering. However, since then, the company has not released any news...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Readers Choice: Video Analytics - Next Big Thing 2012

5 years from now, the next big thing will be.... video analytics. Wait. What? Is this 2002 or 2012? Well, according to your fellow IPVM readers, the surveillance technology that will have the biggest impact in 5 years is video analytics. The char...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

The Next Big Thing 2012

In the past 5 years, megapixel IP cameras have sweeped the surveillance industry, changing the landscape and expectations of security users. While megapixel IP use will continue to grow, it has become quite expected. Looking ahead 5 years from no...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

End User Video Analytic Adoption

While analytics have a bad reputation, are security operators using them? In a new end user survey, we asked "Do You Use any Intelligent Video Analytics (virtual tripwire, people counting) currently?" and then requested they explain why they did o...

By Brian Rhodes - over 8 years ago

Organized Retail Crime Counter Measures Reviewed

'Organized Retail Crime', or ORC, makes many retailers nervous. Unlike traditional shoplifting, ORC is earmarked by being organized and widespread. What equipment can be used to combat this problem? In this note, we examine how security systems an...

By Brian Rhodes - over 8 years ago

Pelco Sarix TI Thermal Cameras Review

The UK's favorite camera this year [link no longer available] is from an American subsidiary of a French conglomerate. So what makes Pelco's thermal cameras so special and worthy of the IFSEC award? In this note, we examine the details of the Pelc...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Pixel Velocity Overview

High end video analytic systems that are still in business are few and far between. One company that we hear about from time to time is Pixel Velocity. Since they do not get, and evidently do not pursue much press, we decided to learn more about h...

By Ethan Ace - over 8 years ago

StopLift Retail Video Analytics Examined

Can video analytics be used to stop sweethearting and self check out theft, two of the biggest threats that retailers face? While analytics are commonly used for simple activities like people counting, reliably detecting the more complex 'sleight ...

By Brian Rhodes - over 8 years ago

FLIR Operational Analytics (A Series) Examined

Despite marketing hype, the relative high costs of thermal cameras restrict their adoption. Making these cameras useful for site inspection and maintenance, in addition to security may help to ease adoption and make thermal systems more attractive...

By Ethan Ace - over 8 years ago

Fire Video Analytic IP Camera (Fike SigniFire)

Fire and smoke detection can be a challenge in large, open buildings. Smoke can stratify, dissipate quickly and can drift a long way from the source in large buildings before traditional sensors are tripped into an alarm state. Video fire and smok...

By Brian Rhodes - over 8 years ago

Video Alarm Verification Guide

Increasing fines for false alarm dispatches plus police non-response to unverified alarms have made video alarm verification a hot topic in the alarm industry. The hope is that it can eliminate false alarm fines, increase police response and make ...

By Ethan Ace - over 8 years ago

AD to Pay Patent "Protection Money" to OV

ObjectVideo has signed a global patent licensing agreement with American Dynamics. This falls in the midst of Object Video's ongoing global litigation campaign against industry notables Bosch, Samsung and Sony. In this note, we examine the agreeme...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

100% Video Analytics Accuracy?

In January 2012, analytic provider SightLogix announced its SightSensor intrusion detection analytics had been validated by the Transportation Safety Administration, providing "100% video analytics accuracy", a bold claim.  In this note, we look a...

By Ethan Ace - almost 9 years ago

Vumii EyeSec FD Thermal Camera Examined

Thermal camera manufacturer Vumii [link no longer available] has announced a new version of their EyeSec thermal cameras, the EyeSec FD (Fire Detection) [link no longer available]. With on-board analytics for fire detection, this camera is intende...

By Ethan Ace - almost 9 years ago

Surveillance Statistics Survey Directory Vol 1

In this report, we aggregate and present dozens of statistics about how surveillance is being used in the real world. Recently, we conducted an in depth survey of 84 integrators around the world, asking them a variety of detailed questions. For ba...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

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