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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The introduction of IP technology has made physical security systems – video surveillance, access control and alarm systems – susceptible to cyberattacks.
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...
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.
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.
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...