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Top 5 Disruptive Surveillance Companies 2012

What companies are driving changes in the video surveillance industry? What companies are the toughest competitors? In this new report, we answer these questions by looking at the top 5 most disruptive companies we see in the market.Phantom Forces...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Ubiquiti Wireless Surveillance Review

Ubiquiti's wireless radios have become a popular choice for video surveillance applications. While they are extremely inexpensive, it can be difficult to determine when to use and NOT use them. Equally importantly, because Ubiquiti has so many pro...

By Ethan Ace - over 8 years ago

Surveillance Manufacturer Revenue Directory 2011

In this report, we organize and share annual revenue of 25 leading video surveillance companies. Revenue numbers are often useful for businesspeople and investors to better understand size and relative power of players in a market. That noted, thi...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Ubiquiti Aircam Bullet Test

Can a $100 HD network camera change the surveillance industry? We are about to find out as Ubiquiti, a company whose massive growth has disrupted the wireless network industry commences its attack on the video surveillance market. What makes Ubiq...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Fluidmesh Wireless Overview

In the surveillance industry, Fluidmesh, along with Firetide and Ubiquiti are the three most commonly mentioned wireless providers. However, the relative positioning of the three are often unclear. This is made even more challenging by the lack of...

By Ethan Ace - over 8 years ago

Low Cost Professional IP Cameras Comparison

"Too expensive" is probably the most frequent complaint about IP cameras. While IP cameras have clearly come down in price in the last few years, they are still, on average, notably more expensive than analog cameras. Though it is becoming easier ...

By Ethan Ace - over 8 years ago

Ubiquiti is Killing the Wireless Networking Market

Most surveillance people think first of Firetide when considering wireless but Firetide is, in reality, a fairly small player that gets attention primarily from their relentless, VC fueled, PR campaigns. However, the true emerging gorilla is Ubiqu...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Brickcom IP Camera Overview

Camera manufacturer Brickcom, spun off from Taiwanese manufacturer Gemtek in 2009, is aiming to provide users an alternative to the major brands in the surveillance market today. In order to see how well they live up to this goal, in this update w...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Ubiquiti Super Low Cost Surveillance

Wireless manufacturer Ubiquiti has been extremely successful at bringing low cost products to the wireless networking market. They are now attempting to do the same in surveillance with their upcoming AirVision VMS and AirCam line of cameras. In t...

By John Honovich - over 8 years ago

Foscam IP Camera Overview

In this update we will examine the IP camera line of Chinese camera manufacturer Foscam. Foscam has a reputation for being low-cost and average (or below) quality. Let's examine the line and its competitive positioning.Product OverviewFoscam's IP ...

By Ethan Ace - almost 9 years ago

Wireless Video Surveillance Hijacking Threat

An Australian investigative report is highlighting the risk that video surveillance systems face from wireless hijacking. In this note, we examine the technical approach and consider the practical risks to production video surveillance systems.The...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

DHS $1.5 Billion Covert Surveillance RFP

In this note, we examine a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) RFP for covert audio/video surveillance equipment and services. The equipment is to be used by DHS and other Federal law enforcement agencies. This bid is interesting both for the po...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

City Mesh Wireless Surveillance RFP Examined

In this update, we examine a US city's RFP for a city-wide video surveillance system including a public safety mesh network. The RFP includes a large list of performance specifications, with no specific products being mentioned, leaving the actual...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Testing Lorex's Home/Baby Monitor

For home surveillance, you can get really fancy and expensive but how simple and cheap can you get? Homeowners generally do not want to spend a lot of money on this and, often as important, dread having to figure out how to set up complex systems....

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Training: RF for Wireless Surveillance

Wireless surveillance failures and problems are well known. These deployments are especially hard because they demand expertise in surveillance, IT and RF. Have problems in any one of these areas and the likelihood that your system fails increase ...

By Antony Look - over 9 years ago

Testing Videolarm's Liberty (Cellular Housing)

One of the largest challenges for outdoor surveillance is backhaul: How do you bring the video back to the central monitoring location? Without question, doing so consumes a large part of any outdoor surveillance deployment’s capital and operation...

By Ethan Ace - over 9 years ago

MicroPower Wireless IP Video Examined

In video surveillance, few wireless start-ups with significant technology innovation exist. One interesting new entrant is California based MicroPower who is developing technology that they claim can reduce the wireless video power consumption by ...

By Benros Emata - over 9 years ago

Testing: Ubiquiti Wireless IP Video (NanoStation)

While the increasing maturity of IP cameras makes using IP wireless networks easier, the lack of inexpensive IP wireless transmission products is a barrier to expanding wireless IP video surveillance. Many offerings cost a $1,000 or more per link ...

By Benros Emata - over 9 years ago

Are Your CCTV Cameras Broken?

Broken cameras are some of the most common and, ironically, solvable problems in video surveillance. Not only does this undermine confidence in users, it hurts public perception as broken cameras are viewed as wasted money.A good example of this i...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Sony Fixed IP Camera Guide

Like many camera manufacturers, in the last 2 years, Sony has rapidly expanded its IP camera lineup. For instance, in our Camera Finder, we are now tracking 45 Sony IP cameras. With so many models, it starts getting difficult to discern the key di...

By Antony Look - over 9 years ago

City Wide Surveillance RFP Examined

In this note, we examine a city wide surveillance project of over 100 IP cameras across more than 20 locations. This is an especially interesting RFP to consider as the document is simultaneously grossly under specifies performance yet hard specs ...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Examing Proxim's Tsunami GX800 622Mbps Wireless

Proxim recently announced the 622Mbps licensed backhaul Tsunami GX800 [link no longer available] microwave radios.  While the marketing material cites video surveillance, the product looks best fit for carrier class mobile networks (such as WiMax ...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Surveillance Manufacturer New Web Pages Roundup

The following is a collection of new webpages found by our spider over the first half of September 2010. The results are organized chronologically based on date found: SightLogix: SightLogix Accesories Datasheet [link no longer available] Indi...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Budget IP Camera Competitive Comparison 2010

This report provides an extensive comparison of budget, home and SMB IP cameras. Inside the premium section, we examine and rank the results of 8 IP cameras available for sale on the Internet (and through Amazon where we purchased most of the came...

By IPVM Team - almost 10 years ago

4G Mobile / Wireless: Possibilities and Problems

Advances in broadband wireless are promoted as major factors in the growth of remote/mobile video surveillance recording and monitoring. However, we believe that service provider restrictions will remain major barriers to the use of the technologi...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

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