IN PURSUIT OF STANDARDS – IN THE SECURITY INDUSTRY
ONVIF and PSIA — understanding the benefits. A Q&A with industry leaders like Anixter, Genetec, Axis and Bosch
Participants: Kevin Nixon – Anixter, Steve Bocking – Genetec, Jason Caissie – RBC, Colin Doe – Veridin, Willie Kouncar – Verint, Bob Moore – Axis Communications, Willem Ryan – Bosch Security Systems, Brian Keller – Diebold
Two standards groups — Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) and the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) — are working to bring the next level of maturity to the access control and IP video side of the security industry.
There are some members common to both camps who see the end goal as bringing greater interoperability to IP video through standardization, something that has been lacking in the industry for years. With integrated security systems becoming more complex, it makes sense that standards evolve. In the IT space standards define markets. However, many companies … read the rest of the article at SP&T News…