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Which Video Surveillance Companies are at Most Risk?

Assessing risk during a recession is critical. During boom times, company failures are rare. As such, partnerships or product choices can generally be safely made with almost any vendor. However, in a downturn, companies can fail or be forced to ...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Texas Instruments Simplifying Smart Cameras

To date, smart cameras are more promise than reality. While smart cameras receive significant press and a number of products are available, adoption is still very low - certainly under 1% of all cameras.

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Using Video Surveillance to Fight Terrorism

The Mumbai attacks raise questions about security enhancements. What can CCTV or video surveillance do to address terrorist attacks such as Mumbai?  While the immediate reaction is always to spend money on new security systems, what is the best wa...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Top 3 Problems of Sales Presentations

Sales presentations are critical yet are routinely ineffecitve. While an appropriate sales presentation can quickly and effectively convince a potential partner to do business, many sales presentations are wasteful. This report examines the top 3 ...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Does Lower Expectations Solve Video Analytics Problems?

An increasingly popular but dangerous trend is the argument that expectations for video analytics need to be lowered.  The thinking is that since video analytics have had problems in the field, if we lower the demands on what video analytics need ...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

Is Axis IP camera dominance coming to an end?

IP video is becoming mainstream but Axis' IP cameras may lose their dominance in the process. Six critical issues may undermine Axis position and in the process provide consumers with more options and lower prices.The six issues are: Lower cost, ...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

Video Analytic's Greatest Value - Storage Reduction

While video analytic promotion focuses on stopping and solving crime, the greatest value for video analytics historically and for the immediate future is reducing the cost and amount of storage. This report analyzes the top 4 potential impacts of ...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

Do Video Analytics Work?

Manufacturers say video analytics work.  Customers and integrators often say they do not.  Are manufacturers simply lying? Are customers simply uninformed? Who is right and why does this gap exist? Key Points What works is always relative to w...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

Using Video Analytics for Building Automation

Using video analytics beyond security may be the most important trend in video analytics.  While marketing and business intelligence applications have received the most attention to date, a growing interest exists in using video analytics for buil...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

Will BRS Labs Revolutionize Video Analytics?

Recently, BRS Labs announced its company to great fanfare.  Indeed, BRS Labs has a very interesting offering but great questions remain about its use and its competitive viability.  This report examines what BRS Labs is offering and what potential...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

SightLogix Video Analytics Examined

SightLogix is optimizing a video analytics solution for outdoor use in harsh weather conditions and over large areas. The product aims to be more sophisticated than solutions from Object Video, ioimage and Agent Vi. This report reviews the key c...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

How the Recession Impacts Video Surveillance

The video surveillance market will take a beating regardless of the hope that security is recession-proof. This report reviews the key reasons and impacts of the recession with concluding recommendations This recession is different from the last ...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

How Tyco/Intellivid Will Impact Retail Video Surveillance

Tyco's acquisition of Intellivid has the potential to be a great solution for retailers. While it certainly will take time and there are definitely questions to be answered, the fundamental fit is good. Over the next 3 years, this may have a sub...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

The Best Video Surveillance Solutions

The most novel or powerful product is usually viewed as the best. Though usually wrong, it is attractive nonetheless. The solutions most likely to be the best are the most likely to be narrowly focused. This report will examine 10 leading video ...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

Exploring IBM Video Analytics (Smart Surveillance System)

IBM offers a unique approach to video analytics. I highly recommend understanding it and its trade offs. While I think most users, outside of the most demanding, will prefer less expensive and simpler solutions, IBM's approach reveals some of the ...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

The Importance of Simplicity for Video Analytics: Exploring ioimage

Maximizing simplicity will be a critical factor in IP Video success. In the early days, having a feature was enough. Now, with so many providers and IP trying to go mainstream, the importance of achieving simplicity will be paramount. I will use...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

Top 3 Problems Limiting the Use and Growth of Video Analytics

While video analytics holds great promise, people are still asking about the viability of using analytics in the real world. Indeed, as stories of video analytic problems have spread, concerns about the risks of video analytics now seem higher th...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

How to Optimize NVR / DVR Storage

Megapixel cameras have brought renewed interest in measures to maximize NVR/DVR storage duration and use. Cost is a big factor as the potential storage needed could increase by 10x or more than historical standards. Understanding what options an...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

The Key Challenge for Video Analytics

It's all about false positives. Catching the bad guy is pretty easy for today's perimeter violation and abandoned object detection. Not catching anything else -- the sun, the moon, the wind, the birds, the rain, the trees -- that's the challenge. ...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

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