September 30, 2016
Video surveillance continues to grow in the United States and worldwide according to a recent article on MarketWatch. Software component and service segment is expected to lead the video surveillance market.
The market for the service segment is expected to grow at the highest CAGR between 2016 and 2022. Cloud services and video surveillance as a service (VSaaS) play an important role in the video surveillance system. Software components include video analytics and video management software. Also, the use of neural networks and algorithms in the biometric surveillance system is a part of software component. The advancement in software technologies and networking services would lead the video surveillance market.
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July 22, 2016
Security System News ran a recent article sharing information from market research firm Parks Associates. Parks is predicting that an increase in smart home controllers will help drive the increased adoption of home security systems—moving the penetration rate of home security systems past the 20 percent mark up to 26 percent by 2020.
Parks Associates estimates that by 2020 more than 50 percent of U.S. broadband households will have a smart home controller, up from 13 percent in 2015, and 24 percent will have an IP camera, up from just under 10 percent in 2015.
In addition to the dramatic increase in smart home controllers, unit sales of IP cameras will reach nearly 6 million in 2016, including 3.2 million first-time sales. By 2017, the number of replacement or additional IP camera sales will exceed the number of first-time sales, according to Parks.
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June 28, 2016
ControlByNet, a leader in cloud-based hosted video security surveillance solutions, announced today that they have joined forces with Colosseum Online Inc., a Toronto-based internet and data center service provider, to offer Colosseum’s customers a cloud-based video surveillance solution.
“By leveraging ControlByNet’s i-flashback software, we can instantly add cloud video surveillance to our current offerings for our small business customers,”’ said Jean Crescenzi, chief technology officer at Colosseum Online Inc. “We are also utilizing ControlByNet’s guard station software, ip-LookOUT, to provide a video verification service to our small business clients as an added feature.”
“ControlByNet’s video surveillance software provides another recurring revenue stream option for Colosseum Online Inc. Moving into cloud video is very simple with our software and any size organization can do it,” said Ryan Strange, president of ControlByNet LLC. “Even if cloud video isn’t your key business, hosting a few clients can provide additional recurring revenue and offering it to current customers adds a nice addition to your bottom line.”
About Colosseum Online Inc. (Colosseum.com)
Colosseum Online Inc. is a Toronto Canada full service Internet provider. It offers customers primary services such as online backups, colocation, web hosting, dedicated high speed Internet access and additional cloud services. Colosseum Online Inc. has been in business since 1994 and has grown exponentially over the years serving both retail and corporate clients around the globe. For more information, visit Colosseum.com
May 25, 2016
School’s out, pools are open and temperatures are rising. But temperatures aren’t the only thing increasing, according to the Department of Justice, crime is 10.5% more common in the summer than the winter. The Urban Institute also adds that the most targeted places “are those located in public spaces, or [areas] that are open to public view. Properties where no one has direct responsibility for the area, or those that seem less well guarded.” With people looking to enjoy the sun or beat summer boredom, clubhouses, pools, tennis courts, playgrounds and parking lots are all in need of better surveillance.
Here are the Top 5 Amenity Area Problems
- Common Area Vandalism
- After Hours Swimming
- Neighbors Filling Up Trash Bins
- Chairs Thrown Into Pool
- Nightly Visitors in the Parking Lot
Those are just the more common problems. ControlByNet’s cameras have captured some interesing vandals, thieves and loiters in the act.
Actual ControlByNet footage
Here are the Top 5 Amenity Problems Caught on CBN Cameras
- Spray Painted Bathrooms
(Luckily video was IN THE CLOUD because the vandals looked for video to destroy but couldn’t find it!)
- Concrete Bags in Pool
- Destroyed Vending Machines
- Midnight Pool Party
- Drivers Running Gates
May 18, 2016
ControlByNet Offers Free Video Surveillance Security Audit
ControlByNet’s i-flashback CLOUD video surveillance security solution allows apartment managers and owners the ability to monitor one or multiple communities on the most flexible CLOUD based video surveillance system on the market. This centralized access solution for property managers and management companies provides the ability to access multiple communities with one login. ControlByNet is showcasing the i-flashback Cloud solution in booth 366 at the Atlanta Apartment Association’s (AAA) annual trade show and is offering a free video surveillance security audit ($150 value) to all Atlanta Apartment Association member communities that visit the ControlByNet booth on Wednesday, May 18th.
“Many apartment communities have high end community areas including dramatic pool areas, fitness centers, tennis courts and gathering rooms, however they are still relying on antiquated DVR video surveillance technology to secure these sites,” said Ryan Strange, CEO of ControlByNet. “We want to help educate users on how solutions like our cloud-based offerings provide a reliable and cost-effective security solution. As part of this education process, ControlByNet is offering a free on site community video surveillance security audit to any community that visits our booth at the Atlanta Apartment Association trade show.”
ControlByNet’s multi-site, single-login i-flashback CLOUD video surveillance system provides clear live or archived digital video that is accessible at any time, from any mobile device or browser including iPad, iPhone, Android, Chrome, Firefox and Safari. Additionally with no more DVR’s and the video evidence safely stored immediately off site, vandals can no longer steal the evidence.
ControlByNet catches all of the action:
- Organization wide solution – single web sign in for multiple properties
- View live or archived video on any device or browser including iPad, iPhone, Android, Chrome, Firefox and Safari
- Video securely stored offsite
- Internet notification of offline cameras, lost connections, power or internet issues
- Ability to slowly convert analog cameras to high definition digital cameras
- Plug and play
- No contracts
The AAA annual trade show is the Southeast’s largest show dedicated to the apartment industry and is also one of the largest in the country. The AAA trade show is on May 18 from 1 – 6:30pm at the Cobb County Galleria Centre, Hall C and ControlByNet will be exhibiting in booth #366.