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Vicon's CEO Eric Fullerton is challenging integrators to spec only ONVIF-based open platform systems.

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The migration of physical security onto IP networks has hastened the move away from proprietary system architectures toward open platforms. End-user demand for interoperable systems and unified interfaces is a key driver in this evolution; however, it is also easing integrator challenges and affording manufacturers new opportunities. By Scott Hudson · April 25, 2014

ONVIF announces the final release of Profile C, which brings the functionality of the organization’s global interface specification into the physical access control arena. SSI Staff · March 05, 2014

More than 60 engineers tested the implementation of ONVIF’s specifications in their companies’ IP-based physical security products during the organization’s ninth Developers’ Plugfest. November 01, 2013

IP video surveillance product provider Vivotek has joined the Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) as a full member. September 19, 2013

Market immaturity is good for vendors but not for customers, as they must deal with inherent complexities. While every growth market will eventually mature, the IP surveillance market is taking an unusually long time. September 02, 2013

ONVIF has announced the availability of the Release Candidate for Profile C, which enables interoperability between clients and devices of physical access control systems (PACS) and network-based video systems. August 26, 2013

ONVIF has unveiled the Release Candidate for Profile G, a specification designed to store, search, retrieve and playback media on devices or clients that support recording capabilities and on-board storage. August 14, 2013

JVC Professional Products Co. of Wayne, N.J., a division of JVC Americas Corp., announces that its VN-H657U PTZ dome and VN-H657WPU outdoor pan/tilt/zoom (p/t/z) dome IP-based security cameras are listed as Profile S supporting devices by the Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF). SSI Staff · August 04, 2013

ONVIF has issued a public request for quotations (RFQ) to update the existing test specification and test tool for the group’s global standard for the interface of IP-based physical security products. July 02, 2013

Last week at the ISC West conference, the Open Network Video Interface Network (ONVIF) hosted a panel discussion to shed light on its latest profiles, stress the importance of industry interoperability standards, as well put an end to the misconceptions with specifications reported by installers and end users. April 18, 2013


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