his 8 page paper provides a SWOT analysis of five companies: ObjectVideo, Lenel Systems International, VistaScape Security Systems, IndigoVision, and VisioWave. The analysis is written in narrative format. The literature did not report any observable weaknesses in any of these companies. Bibliography lists 20 sources.
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right now, this company is on the top of the world. The World Economic Forum selected ObjectVideo as one of its "29 Technology Pioneers for 2005" (Wireless News, 2004). Red
Herring named ObjectVision one of its 100 innovative private companies of the year for the second consecutive year in 2005 (Wireless News, 2005). ObjectVideos VEW intelligent video software was
selected by the Alabama State Port Authority to monitor the perimeter of the port and other sensitive areas (Terror Response Technology Report, 2005). The system was chosen by the U.S.
Marines in Fallujah, Iraq to "crate a virtual perimeter around bases" (Security Management, , p. 238). The Memphis International Airport also chose ObjectVideos VEW software "as a critical component
of an Aviation Perimeter Intrusion Detection System" (Terror Response Technology Report, 2005). Other customers include the Department of Homeland Securitys Customs and Border Protection Bureau, Port Everglades, Port of
Jacksonville, the Department of Defense, the U.S. Air Force, Reagan National and Miami International airports (Wireless News, 2004). These are their core competencies, their strengths, and they are capitalizing on
them and creating opportunities. The company has used its strengths to partner with other companies to take advantage of the many opportunities in the marketplace right now for security
systems. For instance, ObjectVideo teamed up with ATEME from France "to provide intelligent video analysis based on ATEMEs new reference design platform" (The Americas Intelligence, 2005). ObjectVideos software is extremely
interesting and powerful: "ObjectVideos software algorithms run all objects in a cameras view against pre-programmed rules. When an object breaks a rule, the software alerts security personnel by phone, pager,
email or an alert console" (The Americas Intelligence, 2005). Lenel Systems International, Inc., With headquarters located in Pittsford, New York, Lenel Systems, founded in 1991, develops computer system