Open Network Video Interface Forum News

ONVIF, SIA collaborating on new access control standards

The next generation of access control standards will be developed by the recently announced collaboration between the Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) and the Security Industry Association (SIA), the American trade association headquartered in Silver Spring, Md., near Washington, D.C. Both organisations have staked a claim in the area of access control standards, and now they’re seeing their interests converge. SIA’s Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) standard addresse...

Wavestore’s video management software achieves ONVIF Profile S certification

Profile S describes the functionalities shared by ONVIF conformant video management systems Profile S describes the common functionalities shared by ONVIF conformant video management systems and devices that send, configure, request or control the streaming of media data over an IP network, and includes specific features such as PTZ control, audio streaming and relay outputs. In order to achieve Profile S certification, Wavestore’s VMS had to be tested with cameras from...

ONVIF panel discussion on standardisation in the security industry held at Security Essen 2012

The panel discussion featured a panel of industry experts from the security and standard industries ONVIF, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted a panel discussion at Security Essen 2012, an event that drew a diverse crowd of more than 80 people, demonstrating that the issue of standardisation and interoperability in the security industry is still a subject of great interest and debate. The panel discussion, held as part...

ONVIF to hold open panel for tacking IP interoperability at Security Essen 2012

Jonas Andersson  to discuss the current market perceptions of ONVFI's standard initiative ONVIF, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, will host an open panel discussion and networking event on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at Security Essen 2012 to examine the current state of standardisation initiatives on the security industry. The event is part of ONVIF’s ongoing efforts to provide a forum for open dialogue about the implem...

March Networks provides Enterprise Class Video Management to Security and IT Professionals

 Command Video Management Platform software provides customers with a web based interface that is easy to use March Networks, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of its Command video management platform. The scalable software provides customers with a sophisticated, web-based interface that is easy to use and highly customisable. Command fits easily into existing Information Technology (IT) infrastructure to ensure rapid installation and ma...

ONVIF introduces the new application programmer’s guide

 Application Programmer's Guide covers the services included in the ONVIF specification including discovery,setup etc. ONVIF, the leading standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced that it hosted a successful networking event at the IFSEC 2011 trade show in Birmingham, England. The event drew approximately 80 integrators, end users, consultants and manufacturers who attended to hear about ONVIF's success in promoting a global standard for the interf...

ONVIF set to focus on interoperability and ease of implementation for network video products

 ONVIF to establish an open global interface standard for network video productsONVIF (Open Network Video Interface Forum) puts interoperability and ease of implementation in focus in its work to establish an open global interface standard for network video products. The core technology chosen for the ONVIF specification, Web Services, enables efficient development of conformant products."Web Services is a modern technology with several capabilities that make it ideal for implementatio...

Hikvision hosts meeting highlighting specifications for ONVIF compliant IP surveillance products

 Hikvision hosted ONVIF Technical Committee and Technical Services Committee meetingThe leading supplier of digital video surveillance products Hikvision Digital Technology announced that it was pleased to host ONVIF Technical Committee and Technical Services Committee meetings from March 15th to 18th at Hangzhou, China, the headquarters of Hikvision. ONVIF working groups advanced their efforts in developing specification of the global standard for interoperability of IP-based physical secu...

Siqura video surveillance solutions set to grab the spotlight at ISC West 2011

  Siqura video surveillance solutions will be showcased at ISC West 2011 Optelecom-NKF Inc., manufacturer of advanced Siqura and Optelecom video surveillance solutions and a member of TKH Group, today announced its intention to participate in the ISC West 2011 trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, from April 6th through the 8th.Complete video security and surveillance solutionsWith over 35 years of experience, Optelecom-NKF offers global solutions for the video security and survei...

QNAP Security's NVR solution becomes ONVIF compliant

  QNAP Security NVR is now in compliance with Open Network Video Interface Forum standard which has enhanced it further QNAP Security, the premium Linux-based and PC-less NVR solution provider, has recently announced its NVR compatibility enhancement which enables users to select among a wide range of IP cameras and video servers - more than 1,000 models including most professional brands. Furthermore, the Viostor NVR firmware 3.3.1. allows full usage of ONVIF standar...

Honeywell launches new initiative to increase interoperability of IP products

 Honeywell will work in alliance with other security and IT manufacturers to integrate its IP cameras and systems Honeywell announced it is developing new strategic relationships with security manufacturers to increase interoperability among third-party IP systems. Earlier this year, the company formed the Honeywell Open Technology Alliance, dedicated to sharing IP technology and forging effective collaborations. Alliance members include Arquero, IProNet, Milestone Systems, Sureview Sy...

ONVIF Chairman, Jonas Andersson, on the importance of open protocol in IP video and access control

Sony Corporation, Bosch Security Systems and Axis Communications joined together to form ONVIFFirst launched in 2008 with the aim of facilitating the development and use of a global open standard for the interface of network video products, in just two years the Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) has made great strides ahead. Now with over 240 members, at the recent Security Essen exhibition ONVIF showcased its latest open-protocol products and outlined plans for further integration goin...