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5 Open Source Questions with ONVIF’s Per Björkdahl

ONVIF recently announced its addition of open source through GitHub, an online open source development platform. This move will automate much of the process-oriented work that is required to produce technical specifications. As such, Per Björkdahl, chairman of the ONVIF Steering Committee answers a few top questions regarding this new organizational development.  How will this…

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Three Ways Open Source Promotes Interoperability

ONVIF is announcing this week that it’s officially live on GitHub, an open source development platform. By having a repository on GitHub, the process of interface specification development is more accessible, transparent and streamlined. Open source is a trend that has proven to be successful in many ways for a variety of industries – here…

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What is the importance of interoperability, for both you and your customers?

By Ryan Chamberlain, Sales Engineer USA West, IndigoVision The Internet was created using a set of protocols used at every end-point to connect to the network and exchange data between endpoints. This suite of protocols was called the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)/ Internet Protocol (IP) Suite.  Today, we still use this suite of protocols, upgraded…

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ONVIF continues to drive interoperability with new access control Release Candidate

ONVIF has published the Release Candidate for Profile D, which is a draft specification covering interfaces for access control peripherals. This newest profile candidate is designed to provide ONVIF interoperability for devices such as locks, credentials/biometric readers, PIN pads, license plate recognition cameras, door phones, sensors and displays.  Patrik Björling, Chair of the ONVIF Profile…

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A Letter from Per Björkdahl

Dear friends, Our world and our industry have both experienced great change in just a few short months. While the full impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will likely not be felt for months or even years to come, the crisis has upended global travel, the potential for mass gatherings and other aspects of our lives…

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