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CCTV Tipping Point Still Coming in 2014: Network Video Surveillance Gear Sales to Surpass Analog Next Year

The CCTV and video surveillance market continues to be headed to a “tipping point” in 2014, with revenue for network video overtaking analog for the first time ever next year, according to a new report entitled “The World Market for CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment” from IMS Research, now part of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS). […]

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Home Security Systems: Technology That Keeps Your Family Safe

Home security systems range from a simple setup with a few cameras to a full, sophisticated setup with motion sensors for doors and windows, multiple camera configurations, smoke, fire and water detection alerts, and smartphone-enabled controls allowing home owners to turn the system on and off from miles away or even watch live video feeds. […]

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Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF)

The Open Network Video Interface Forum, or more commonly known as ONVIF, is an industry forum that aims to develop an open standard for the interoperability of IP-based security products; allowing IP-based products within the video surveillance industry to communicate with each other seamlessly. ONVIF was set up to drive product interoperability and standardisation of […]

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After Boston: The pros and cons of surveillance cameras

Even after the identification of the Boston bombing suspects through grainy security-camera images, officials say that blanketing a city in surveillance cameras can create as many problems as it solves. A network of cameras on city streets and other public spaces increases the chances of capturing a criminal on video but can generate an overwhelming […]