Is the Video Doorbell Paving the Way for Greater Adoption of Video Verification in Home Alarm Systems?

As the popularity of video doorbells increases, owners are likely to become more comfortable with video cameras in their homes. For many homeowners, a video doorbell is their first experience with an IP camera. Installing it, setting up the app and then later using it to view something remotely all help to build consumers’ familiarity with network video cameras. This raises consumer awareness and lowers privacy concerns, two of the main barriers responsible for slowing adoption of video in the home in the past. This also has the potential to…

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VIVOTEK Expands Strategic H.265 Integration Partnership

VIVOTEK not only offers a wide range of H.265 surveillance products, it also aims to integrate and increase H.265 presence in partnership with the Solution Integration Alliance (SIA) partners worldwide. VIVOTEK recently announced the existence of ten H.265 integration SIA partners, including AxxonSoft, Genetec™, Milestone, NUUO, Synology, and newly-added Cathexis, Digifort, Luxriot, Macroscope and Mirasys. Working closely with VIVOTEK’s SIA partners, customers will equip themselves with a comprehensive H.265 solution that meets the technical demands of all projects. “As a leading IP surveillance solution provider, VIVOTEK forges alliances with innovative…

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Cisco Completes Acquisition of AppDynamics

Together, AppDynamics and Cisco will give customers comprehensive visibility from code to consumer and everything in-between Cisco has completed the acquisition of AppDynamics, a leader in application and business monitoring. Together, Cisco and AppDynamics will deliver visibility across the network, data center, security and applications and drive digital transformation that improves customer experiences. As digital experiences get simpler for consumers, they get more complex for companies trying to stay ahead of customer expectations. The rise of connected devices, distributed architectures, and multi-clouds have increased the complexity of application environments. Companies…

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