YARMOUTH, Maine—The security industry bodies that have stepped forward to advocate for a standardized future for physical security have all made moves and issued press releases recently that tout progress being made. SIA, PSIA and ONVIF all say that in the short time since ISC West, more and more compliant products have been released and have been demonstrated to work seamlessly together.
LAS VEGAS—Network camera manufacturer Axis Communications believes its partnership with storage giant EMC, announced April 4, will pave the way for IP cameras to penetrate the market for smaller systems.
CHELMSFORD, Mass.—At what point is it cheaper to install an IP camera system versus an analog camera system? Three years ago, network camera maker Axis Communications commissioned a “Total Cost of Ownership” study that found the magic number to be 32 cameras. A new study, which Axis touted in a Dec. 8 announcement, says that the break-even point in 2010 is lower: It’s now 14 cameras.