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Looking forward to 2021

Somehow, we find ourselves in the last few days of 2020, reminiscing on all that’s transpired. For ONVIF, it was a year of forward movement – despite the challenges raised by the pandemic. We were fortunate to be able to move forward with our plans to release draft profiles, Profile D for access control peripherals,…

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Three Ways We’re Thankful This Year

As some of us head into the holiday season, starting with Thanksgiving in the US, it’s hard to not look back at the year and see only the challenges we all faced together. However, amid the uncertainty of 2020, ONVIF and the collective security industry continued to move forward – driving the market and retooling…

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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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