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ONVIF to end support for Profile Q

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SAN RAMON, Calif. – July 28, 2021. ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has announced that it will end its support for Profile Q early next year since it contains certain specifications that are no longer consistent with current cybersecurity best practices. Profile Q was developed to provide easy setup of a conformant device on an IP…

ONVIF Releases Profile D for Access Control Peripherals

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ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has released Profile D, a new profile that addresses interfaces for access control peripheral devices, providing the market with an additional tool for building modern and secure IP-based integrated video and access control systems using ONVIF.

ONVIF Releases Profile M for Metadata and Events for Analytics Applications

SAN RAMON, Calif. – June 30, 2021. ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has released Profile M, which standardizes metadata and events for analytics applications. This new profile addresses the dynamic video analytics market as well as expands the pathways for the use of metadata and event handling into other systems such as access control, cloud services…

ONVIF Hosts 23rd Virtual Developers’ Plugfest

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SAN RAMON, Calif. – May 20, 2021. ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, in April hosted its 23rd ONVIF Developers’ Plugfest, and second virtual event, testing implementations of six ONVIF profiles as well as two profile release candidates for access control and metadata. In attendance were 27 developers and engineers from 18 ONVIF member companies. Participants gathered…

ONVIF Reaches Milestone of 20,000 Conformant Products

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SAN RAMON, Calif. – April 14, 2021. ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has announced that more than 20,000 security products are now conformant to its various profiles. This new milestone underscores the strong market demand for interoperability of hardware and software offerings and the relevance of ONVIF as a leading driver of open standards within physical…

ONVIF Announces New Chairman

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SAN RAMON, Calif. – February 24, 2021. ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, is pleased to announce the appointment of Leo Levit as the new chairman of the ONVIF Steering Committee. Levit serves as Director of System Integration at Axis Communications and brings to the chairman’s role a strong technical background and more than a decade of…

ONVIF Hosts 22nd Developers’ Plugfest as a Virtual Event

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SAN RAMON, Calif. – November 12, 2020. ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its 22nd ONVIF Developers’ Plugfest as a virtual event in October – supporting the continued demand for interoperable solutions. Nearly 50 developers and engineers from 26 ONVIF member companies gathered virtually over two weeks in October and completed nearly 200 hours of testing….

ONVIF Introduces Profile M Release Candidate for Metadata and Analytics for Smart Applications

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SAN RAMON, Calif. – September 29, 2020. ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has introduced the Release Candidate for Profile M. This draft specification standardizes the communication of metadata and event handling of analytics for smart applications. It paves the way for increased interoperability of IP cameras or analytics applications with video management systems, and easier integration with IoT (Internet of Things) systems.

ONVIF Introduces Release Candidate for Profile D for Access Control Peripherals

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SAN RAMON, Calif. – August 18, 2020. ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has published the Release Candidate for Profile D, a draft specification that covers interfaces for access control peripherals. This newest profile candidate is designed to provide ONVIF interoperability for peripheral devices such as locks, credential/biometric readers, PIN pads, license plate recognition cameras, door phones,…

ONVIF Streamlines, Expands Interoperability Work with Open Source Development

SAN RAMON, Calif. – July 15, 2020. ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, announces it is implementing open source for its network interface specifications for physical security technology. The move will streamline administrative and collaborative processes while also leveraging the collective ingenuity of the global developer community. ONVIF interoperability specifications are already publicly available as open standards…