ONVIF

How to Add RMR-Rich Video Verification to Professionally Monitored Security Systems

By Julie Jacobson · May 4, 2018 • I-View Now and newcomer Chekt enable security and smart-home dealers to add video verification to traditional alarm monitoring, providing recurring revenue to the installer and improved emergency response to the end user.

Understanding the ONVIF IP-Camera and Access Control ‘Standard’

By Bob Dolph · February 2, 2018 • As with many smart-home and building-control "standards," not all ONVIF-compliant IP cameras, NVRs and other surveillance products are interoperable. Make sure to understand the multiple device profiles.

Netgear’s New FlexPower Wireless Outdoor Camera with ONVIF is Integrator’s Dream

By Julie Jacobson · September 11, 2017 • Introduced at CEDIA 2017, new FlexPower outdoor camera from Netgear looks like Arlo but provides rechargeable battery and ONVIF support for home automation integration. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Holovision Supports Dealer, Sound Image’s Connect Home Initiatives

By Advertorial · April 19, 2017 • Holovision’s range of intercom, camera, keyless and biometric access products integrate into today’s popular control systems to provide integrators with a range of no-compromise connected security solutions.

Lilin IPC0122 Covert Camera Installs Easily and Discreetly

By Robert Archer · April 14, 2017 • Lilin North America says that electronics professionals can easily setup and hide its new IPC0122 Covert Camera for applications like residential, retail and ATMs.

UPDATED: Best Wi-Fi Doorbell Revealed by Clare Controls at ISC West

By Julie Jacobson · April 7, 2017 • Of all the Wi-Fi doorbells, the best DIY-type product for the pro channel could be the new Clare Video Doorbell, a slim, smart unit that integrates well with home automation systems and needs only two wires, no transformers. Updated with Q&A. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

New from Legrand: NuVo Soundbar, On-Q Cabinet-Mount NVR, C2G Modular Fiber Cable

By Julie Jacobson · October 10, 2016 • At CEDIA 2016, Legrand introduced numerous products under brands NuVo (multiroom audio), On-Q (home automation, security and communications) and C2G (fiber-optic cables and video distribution).

ISC West 2016: The Latest in Smart Doorbell Cameras and How they Integrate with Home Automation

By Julie Jacobson · March 30, 2016 • Vivint sets records for video doorbell, Nortek unveils first doorbell cam, August and Ring work with ADT Canopy, Honeywell teams with Skybell, DoorBird integrates with Control4 home automation ... and more smart-doorbell news for ISC West 2016. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Elan Launches Simpler API for Rapid Home Automation Driver Development

By Julie Jacobson · February 5, 2014 • Elan is soft-launching a new API and driver development tools for simplifying integration between home automation system and third-party subsystems; announces support for ONVIF CCTV standard.