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Testing Cisco-Linksys IP Home Monitoring Camera (WVC80N)

How well can a $120 camera from Cisco work? Is it good (and simple enough) for your home? Does it make sense to integrate with a VMS system? In this report, we examine our test results of the Cisco-Linksys home monitoring camera (WVC80N) [link no...

By Benros Emata - almost 10 years ago

Azalea Acquired: Wireless Video Surveillance Deal Examined

Azalea Networks, a wireless mesh provider specializing in video surveillance applications was acquired [link no longer available] by Aruba Networks, a broad provider of wireless/Wifi solutions for corporations. The maximum price to be paid for Az...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

New Video Surveillance Products Spring 2010

The following report provides a directory and analysis of new video surveillance products announced in 2010. The current version focuses on products being released in March 2010. Additionally, we have added a section on New Video Surveillance Pro...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Home Wireless Video Provide, Avaak, Gets $10 Million

Avaak, manufacturer of the Vue home wireless video surveillance system, has raised a Series B of $10 Million USD. Their main differentiator is that the cameras are battery operated and require no wires for power nor communication (though it recor...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Are Integrators at Fault for Wireless Video Surveillance Problems?

A common theme from manufacturers of emerging physical security technology is problems caused by security integrators. Firetide presents a very interesting case where an integrator was at fault for problems with a wireless video surveillance syste...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Testing AvaLAN's Wireless Video Surveillance

Wireless IP video surveillance has plenty of hype (claims of 300 Mb/s city wide meshes) and also significant challenges (repeated deployment nightmares). Recently, we helped an integrator friend of ours who needed to deploy a wireless link. He has...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

MicroPower Ultra-Low Power Wireless/Solar Video Surveillance

MicroPower Technologies is a startup aimed at eliminating power wiring for wireless video surveillance cameras through radical reduction of power consumption for the wireless camera. Their first two planned product offerings include (1) a small fo...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

1000 Wireless Mesh Node Project Announced

Firetide has announced a 1000 wireless node project [link no longer available] for the Seoul Korea subway system. Firetide commented that this is one of their largest transportation project. From our review of publicly announced wireless video sur...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Vue Home IP Video Cameras Examined (Avaak)

Many new products are being introduced for the home IP video market. One that is drawing significant interest is Avaak's Vue. Overview of Avaak's Vue Avaak [link no longer available] pitches super simple setup as the Vue requires no cables for p...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

City Wide Mesh Wireless and Analytic Claims Examined

At a recent ISC West panel discussion [link no longer available], presenters discussed the strength of video analytics technology being able to mimic the self forming, self healing, and self balancing abilities of a mesh network. There is a danger...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Emerging Video Surveillance Guide 2009

This directory examines the benefits and risks of emerging video surveillance technologies for security managers and integrators. Special emphasis is placed on identifying the risks. They are regularly ignored yet critical to success of deploying ...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Examining Firetide's 5th Round of Funding

With a fifth round of $8.5 Million USD, Firetide's total funding is over $50 M USD - an amazing level for the video surveillance market. Equally interesting is the investment from a publicly traded company - ESCO Technologies [link no longer avail...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

LA County Deployment Explained

At ASIS, the LA County police directly described their experience [link no longer available] and use of their wireless video surveillance system using Firetide's mesh wireless routers. (Firetide first announced this deployment in June 2008). LA C...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Translating Wireless IP Video Hype into Reality

Combining video and wireless creates a perfect storm of over-hyped expectations. Numerous technical challenges need to be considered for video – especially when architecting over wireless. This is even more crucial when architecting an outdoor ne...

By IPVM - almost 11 years ago

Abandoning Wireless for Fiber?

Two recent examples of cities - one in the US, one in the Africa with complaints about wireless video surveillance performance. Philadelphia switched from wireless to fiber [link no longer available]and a South African city complained about their ...

By John Honovich - almost 11 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 o...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

Proxim 300Mb/s Wireless Product Offering

Proxim has released two series of high speed wireless networking equipment targeted to the video surveillance market. These are basically the next generation of Proxim product as their equipment has been used in IP video for many years. There is ...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

Wireless Manufactuer Up for Sale

In July 2009, an anonymous wireless router manufacturer specializing in video surveillance has posted a LinkedIn message asking to be acquired [link no longer available] [Note: LinkedIn requires free sign-up for the group]. They are evidently out ...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

Darim Wearable Camera Kit

Darim produces a wearable wireless video kit. The kit provides bundles camera, encoder, wireless networking and batteries providing up to 5 hours of use. Darim reports that they expect integration with Milestone in August. For wireless connectivit...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

Examining New Products From ISC West 2009

This premium report examines the value and potential impact of 12 new products announced at ISC West. If you are looking for the next new thing or trying to determine how video surveillance is changing, this report will help. It's a compliment to ...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

ISC West 2009 Announcement Directory

This report provides a directory of over 60 links to manufacturer announcements and the best reports from the ISC West 2009. The goal is to simplify finding new information and allow readers to go to the source to learn more.

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

Wireless Camera Kit

Firetide addded an all-in-one camera with mesh wireless node. With the wireless node, the encoder and the camera all in a single housing, it looks bulky. Nonetheless, this can be useful to simply deployments and on-site setups. Firetide is certain...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

How to Win Deals with Megapixel Cameras

Megapixel cameras are the key to fast growth and high profits in the face of the recession. If you are in the video surveillance business, it is imperative that you focus on selling megapixel solutions. While it is common knowledge that megapixel ...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

Vue Wireless Overview

This product, from Vue [link no longer available], is a kit for consumers to easily and inexpensively set up video monitoring. What's different is that the $99 cameras are battery operated and wireless. You can stick them wherever you want and acc...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

Video Surveillance & CCTV Introduction Video

Getting started with video surveillance? This report covers the basic elements of video surveillance, walking you through each aspect including cameras, recorders, power, cabling and wireless. In addition to the report, we are providing a high qu...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

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