ONVIF®, a 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 virtually over two weeks in April and completed 175 hours of testing.
Attending companies represented the global ONVIF membership, with representatives present from Europe, Asia, and the Americas.
Purpose- ONVIF profile conformance
“While rapid economic and global change can slow down the pace of innovation and, in the case of the COVID-19 pandemic, impact peer-to-peer collaboration, we are pleased to still be able to host the Plugfests as virtual events,” said Leo Levit, chair of the ONVIF Steering Committee.
“Interoperability is as in demand as ever to tackle pandemic-related issues, and ONVIF and its members must continue to work towards ONVIF profile conformance.”
Interoperability is as in demand as ever to tackle pandemic-related issues
Collectively, ONVIF members offer more than 20,000 security products conformant with ONVIF profiles – leading to millions of installed ONVIF conformant products in the market. Each conformant product must support at least one ONVIF profile.
The purpose of the Developers’ Plugfests is to offer developers the opportunity to test their implementations against test tools, as well as assess interoperability between their products and those from other manufacturers.
Profiles used for testing
Profiles tested at this event include Profile A for access control configuration, Profile C for door control and event management, Profile S for basic video streaming, Profile T for advanced video streaming, Profile G for edge storage and retrieval, Profile Q for quick installation, Profile M Release Candidate for metadata and analytics for smart applications and the Profile D Release Candidate for access control peripherals.