Video analytics (423)

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Do Video Analytics Work? - Survey

The question, "Do Video Analytics Work?" is currently receiving a lot of attention. Such a question can be asked both technically and as a matter of opinion. While the technical element is ultimately most important, the beliefs of a community can...

By John Honovich - almost 12 years ago

Everyone Convinced Video Analytics Does Not Work?

A new blog on video analytics has been added. In it, an individual listed on LinkedIn as an ADT application manager [link no longer available], laments, "everytime if I talk about Video Content Analysis most people try to convince me by the fact...

By John Honovich - almost 12 years ago

Server Based Video Analytics Financial Performance

In a video analytics survey article [link no longer available], an IMS analyst states, "Everyone thought edge [solutions] would be a winner. Server might be stronger than thought." Putting the edge vs server technology debate to the side, the...

By John Honovich - almost 12 years ago

Testing VideoIQ's Video Analytics (iCVR)

In this test, we examine one of the most discussed manufacturers in video analytics - VideoIQ [link no longer available]. Their claims of automatic calibration and self-learning technology has drawn substantial interest. Their most recent product...

By John Honovich - almost 12 years ago

Are Public CCTV Cameras an Utter Fiasco?

The UK's love-hate relationship with CCTV cameras continues. This time, the head of the UK's police video imaging division called their use an "utter fiasco." Setting aside the prudence of creating an international bruhaha, it's quite damming...

By John Honovich - almost 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 - almost 12 years ago

Video Analytics 2009 Mid-Year Market Review

The last six months were rough for video analytics. Little good news and lots of public recognition of video analytic troubles. In our own recent analysis and survey on video surveillance technology trends, video analytics finished a distant third...

By John Honovich - almost 12 years ago

Examining Transit Video Analytics

Vidient held an interesting webinar on using video analytics for transit applications (trains, subways, etc.). Read the accompanying whitepaper or access the 30 minutes webinar [link no longer available] (password - "VidientRail"). [Webinar is no...

By John Honovich - almost 12 years ago

BRS Labs Gets $12 Million More for Video Analytics

BRS Labs, the most discussed recent entrant into the video analytics market, has received another $12 Million USD in funding, increasing their total capital raised to $47 Million USD. The investment is from private equity (not from VC firms). BRS...

By John Honovich - almost 12 years ago

Bad News for Video Analytics

More acknowledgement of video analytics poor performance delivered by IMS: Only "moderate growth" projected this year and next 30% annual growth rate by 2012-2013 2008 sales volume: 38,000 channels server based, 40,000 channels edge based...

By John Honovich - almost 12 years ago

Power of Marketing for Video Analytics

What's interesting is that when I talk to industry people, BRS Labs now is consistently listed among the top video analytics companies. This has to be their strong marketing efforts over the last year (since it is certainly not independent test...

By John Honovich - about 12 years ago

Cut Guards?

A security management blog ran a series of posts on the use of video analytics to eliminate guards. The application is secure facilities where US TWIC regulations require that visitors without clearance be escorted.  As I describe in a comment to...

By John Honovich - about 12 years ago

Intelligent Video - State of the Market 2009

With so much hype and now so much disappointment, the state and future of intelligent video can be difficult to judge. I consistently hear business people in the industry ask questions about prospects and opportunities in intelligent video / video...

By John Honovich - about 12 years ago

Analytics Signs of Failure

When trade magazines run negative articles, you know a technology is in trouble. This month, SDM released a report on security integrator's experiences with video analytics. It is an excellent article that actually investigates the issue rather...

By John Honovich - about 12 years ago

Designing Maximum Security Video Surveillance

Maximum security facilities have far different requirements for video surveillance than typical commercial use. In a maximum security facility, like a nuclear power plant or prison, adversaries must be stopped on-site and in progress. This is far...

By John Honovich - about 12 years ago

Camera Positioning Key to Video Analytics

A routinely overlooked but key aspect to using video analytics is camera positioning. Not simply an implementation issue, camera positioning requirements can have a significant impact on the cost and design of video analytic systems. This is true...

By John Honovich - about 12 years ago

DIGIOP Company Overview

Digiop offers a line of hybrid DVR and NVRs. The most interesting differentiators about Digiop is (1) Dell provides the hardware and (2) ObjectVideo provides the analytics that runs inside of the DVR. A common end user concern with traditional...

By John Honovich - about 12 years ago

XProtect Analytics 2.0 Overview

Manufacturer Description: “Seamlessly integrates video analysis tools from different manufacturers under a single, easy-to-manage user interface ... and addresses key industry issues such as the customers' need to correlate alerts between various...

By John Honovich - about 12 years ago

CheckVideo Overview

Manufacturer Description: “The first intelligent video verification product that seamlessly integrates with central alarm station software.” How the Product is Different:While there are a large number of video analytic offerings, almost none are...

By John Honovich - about 12 years ago

Risks of Overloading Video Surveillance Systems

Cameras, software and recorders are all becoming more powerful and complex. Higher resolution, multiple streams, multiple analytics and more powerful CODECs greatly enhance the potential of video surveillance. At the same time, using multiple...

By John Honovich - about 12 years ago

IMS Comments on Video Analytics

At the IMS conference, Geoff from SecurityInfoWatch reported on video analytics progress. Money quote: "an industry niche that is maturing, but is still somewhat in its infancy." What's strange is that this is the same thing people said 5 years...

By John Honovich - about 12 years ago

Is Bosch Over-Selling Video Analytics?

Analysts and pundits agree that video analytics has been significantly over-sold in the last few years. Bosch certainly did its part with its IVA Challenge [link no longer available] where tradeshow attendees tried to steal a drill positioned...

By John Honovich - about 12 years ago

Emza Video Analytics for Remote Site Monitoring

Emza offers a remote site intrusion detection solution by applying video analytics in a very specific and optimized manner for the application. Remote sites like substations and water plants contain valuable resources yet are routinely unguarded...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Axis on Video Analytics

Axis is advocating using analytics on IP cameras. This is not news but I was surprised to hear their questionable rationale (see the 3 minute video [link no longer available]). Axis claims the main problem for video analytics is that the price is...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Are US IP Video Companies Inferior?

The US has few leaders and none of the largest companies in IP video. This, despite the fact that, according to a recent study, there are disproportionately more US IP Video companies than the rest of the world [link no longer available]....

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

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