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Can a “follower” compete with “first movers” in video surveillance?

Can a “follower” compete with “first movers” in video surveillance?

While first movers play a critical role in technology breakthroughs, what can followers contribute to the market? How will the dynamics of these two players change the market?...
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  • Network Optix touts VR as future of security
    Network Optix, an exhibitor at Secutech 2017, is showcasing a variety of VMS solutions. It also expressed high hopes for virtual reality, saying it will be the future of security.
    2017/04/12
  • 2017: 'Year of awareness' about cybersecurity and accountability
    Cyberattacks against networked security devices have again become a major issue facing security players. The DDoS attack last year spoke volumes of the damage that these attacks can wreak on the society. As such, cybersecurity is set to take the center stage in the security industry this year.
    2017/01/18
  • PSIM: 2016 year in review
    PSIM, or security platforms that take feeds from various systems and provide guidelines on how to react in the event of an emergency, has enjoyed a good year in 2016, with greater analytical capabilities, more drone applications, and more federated solutions being cited as some of the top trends.
    2017/01/10
  • JValley on what comes next after LENSEC acquisition
    LENSEC, a U.S.-based VMS vendor known for its flagship product Perspective VMS, was recently acquired by Jordan-based JValley Software Solutions. In an interview, JValley said that the two will now focus on furthering their global presence and expand the software’s integration capability.
    2016/08/19
  • What is the potential for outside investments in physical security?
    The physical security market has seen some major M&A activity in the past few years. This M&A activity, especially seen in the video surveillance market, has been driven by a several factors: pricing pressure, product commoditization and competition with Chinese companies.
    2016/08/01
  • IP security systems may open a backdoor for cyberattacks
    The introduction of IP technology has made physical security systems – video surveillance, access control and alarm systems – susceptible to cyberattacks.
    2016/07/18
  • Luxriot Evo set to be launched at IFSEC
    Luxriot Evo, Luxriot Evo S and Luxriot Evo Global, products in Luxriot's new VMS software range, will be introduced to the public for the first time during IFSEC. The previous version of the Luxriot VMS was widely appreciated for its core. Along with retaining this tried-and-tested component, the de...
    2016/06/03
  • VMS for city surveillance: What to confirm with the end user
    Since user demands in a city surveillance project differ according to budget, system architecture, and the level of scalability needed in the future, it is important for the installer to confirm with their clients what they really need before choosing the right VMS product.
    2016/03/17
  • VMS for city surveillance: What's required
    Since the number of cameras and sensors in a city surveillance project can be overwhelmingly large, a good video management software (VMS) solution is needed to support these edge devices as well as present the data generated in a meaningful way.
    2016/03/08
  • Synology VMS upgrade brings enhanced flexibility, user experience
    With IP surveillance becoming more popular and users faced with more complex video management needs, traditional hardware vendors have rolled out solutions to satisfy those needs. One example is Synology, a storage device manufacturer who has also developed its own video management software (VMS) to...
    2015/09/17