Meet the 3dEYE Cloud VMS

The best Eagle Eye alternative for any camera

It’s important to recognize that cloud solutions offer varying capabilities, and avoiding platform lock-in is a critical consideration in today’s open technology environment. We invite you to access a free trial account or schedule a webinar to explore this further. Our goal is to provide a resilient cloud surveillance system that can adapt to your evolving business needs.

3dEYE vs Eagle Eye
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Video retention on demand?

Yes

No

Why does it matter?

With 3dEYE’s Pure Cloud Video and AI Analytics platform, customers can choose from a range of storage plans, from 0 to 10 years or more, depending on their specific needs and regulatory requirements.

Note, that a customer is free to choose any quality settings, bitrate, resolution, FPS from the available on a camera.

The entirety of captured footage and recordings are securely stored within AWS, utilizing the most advanced durability technology available on the market, offering an unprecedented 99.999999999% guarantee of preserving data without degradation over time. This level of reliability is unparalleled when compared to the local storage provided by an on-premise camera.

In contrast, Eagle Eye offers subscription plans based on camera resolution and retention periods, which may not be as flexible or scalable for all customers . This flexibility in storage duration and quality settings can significantly lower the TCO for 3dEYE customers.

Unlimited Streaming quality?

any bitrate/resolution/fps
based on resolution and network conditions
Why does it matter?

With 3dEYE’s Cloud Video and AI Analytics platform, live streams are distributed from the cloud to an unlimited number of users, and customers can choose the quality settings at which the stream is distributed. This allows for a high degree of flexibility and scalability, as any number of users can access the stream simultaneously without experiencing issues related to bandwidth or quality.

In contrast, Eagle Eye Networks also supports high-quality streaming with flexible options but uses a hybrid cloud approach. Eagle Eye’s system typically streams at optimized bitrates based on resolution and network conditions. However, each new request generates a new outbound stream, which can lead to scalability issues when multiple users access multiple cameras simultaneously. This reliance on ISP bandwidth can result in a less-than-ideal user experience when bandwidth becomes a bottlenec.

At 3dEYE, we have implemented a more scalable solution that addresses these concerns. Our platform utilizes a single outbound stream for multiple users viewing multiple cameras from outside. This approach ensures that our solution is highly scalable and can accommodate the needs of businesses of all sizes. By leveraging our cloud-based platform, customers can access their video streams from anywhere without worrying about bandwidth limitations or scalability issues. This feature ensures that 3dEYE’s solution is always accessible and provides a seamless user experience, regardless of the number of users or cameras being utilized.

Overall, the ability to distribute live streams at high quality to an unlimited number of users is an important consideration for many customers, particularly in environments where remote real-time monitoring is critical. 3dEYE’s platform is designed to provide this level of flexibility and scalability, making it an ideal solution for a wide range of use cases.

Unlimited Cloud archives, clips and timelapse storage?

No

Why does it matter?

With 3dEYE’s Cloud Video and AI Analytics platform, customers have access to unlimited cloud archives, clips, and timelapse storage. This means they can store as much footage as needed without worrying about running out of storage space.

In contrast, Eagle Eye Networks offers various storage plans that are not unlimited. Customers must choose a plan based on their specific needs, which may result in running out of storage space if their requirements exceed the selected plan’s capacity.

The ability to store unlimited footage is crucial for many customers, particularly in industries where regulatory requirements mandate the storage of video footage for extended periods. With 3dEYE’s platform, customers can store as much footage as needed for as long as required, providing peace of mind and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards without the hassle of managing storage limitations.

Multi-level delegated administration available?

Yes

No

Why does it matter?

With 3dEYE’s Cloud Video and AI Analytics platform, integrators and dealers have access to a wide range of tools and features that enable them to manage their diverse client base, apply margins and discounts, and build an unlimited number of sub-integrators and customers in their account.

3dEYE is specifically designed with integrators and dealers in mind, providing a flexible and scalable platform that can be customized to meet the needs of each individual business. This allows integrators and dealers to build their business from scratch, migrate their existing customers to the cloud platform, and leverage the power of cloud-based video surveillance to grow and expand their business.

In contrast, Eagle Eye Networks does not offer the same level of multi-level delegated administration, which can limit the ability of integrators and dealers to manage their business growth and client needs effectively.

Overall, the ability to manage diverse client bases, apply margins and discounts, and build an unlimited number of sub-integrators and customers is an important consideration for many integrators and dealers, particularly those looking to grow and expand their business. With 3dEYE’s platform, integrators and dealers have access to these crucial features, providing greater flexibility and control over their business development.

White label and co-branding options available?

Yes

No

Why does it matter?

3dEYE’s Cloud Video and AI Analytics platform offers white label and co-branding options, allowing integrators and dealers to customize the platform with their own branding and logo. This provides a unique opportunity for integrators and dealers to develop new or expand existing business verticals, preserve and grow their brand, increase visibility, and differentiate themselves from competitors.

In contrast, Eagle Eye Networks does not offer white label or co-branding options. This limitation restricts integrators and dealers from customizing the platform to meet their specific needs and preferences. For many integrators, dealers, and larger customers, the ability to white label or co-brand the platform is a critical consideration. It helps build brand recognition, improve customer loyalty, and increase revenue over time.

Free to connect to any hardware?

Yes

Yes

Why does it matter?

With the 3dEYE Cloud Video and AI Analytics platform, any camera or NVR/DVR can be cloud-enabled with the option to avoid port forwarding https://www.3deye.me/plug-and-play. In contrast, Eagle Eye allows the use of existing cameras but requires the use of their proprietary Eagle Eye Bridge or CMVR for cloud connectivity  . This flexibility with 3dEYE ensures that your investment in hardware is protected and you are not bound by proprietary systems, reducing the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

Video footage secure in the cloud?

Yes

Yes

Why does it matter?

3dEYE’s Cloud Video and AI Analytics platform ensures that all storage and analytical processing are performed in the cloud, protecting video recordings from tampering, theft, or destruction. Eagle Eye offers both cloud storage and on-premises storage options, which may not provide the same level of security if the on-premise device is compromised.

Video AI Analytics processing cloud-based?

Yes

Yes

Why does it matter?

With 3dEYE’s Cloud Video and AI Analytics platform, all analytical processing is performed in the cloud, which provides significant advantages over on-premise solutions. Because the platform can access data from the entire cloud ecosystem, it has access to much larger data sets and models.

Our models are continually updated with freshly trained data on a bi-weekly basis to ensure that we maintain the highest level of accuracy and relevancy. As a result of this rigorous process, our customers have the benefit of accessing the latest analytics from their cloud-based accounts.

In contrast, Eagle Eye’s cloud video management system also leverages cloud-based AI analytics but is designed to work seamlessly with its hybrid cloud architecture. This means that while Eagle Eye performs significant processing in the cloud, it also utilizes on-premise devices like the Eagle Eye Bridge and CMVR for certain functionalities.

3dEYE’s platform reduces false alarms and TCO by providing accurate and up-to-date analytics, resulting in a more efficient and cost-effective monitoring process. Eagle Eye, although effective, may not offer the same level of customization and continuous updates.

Solution is cybersecure?

Yes

Yes

Why does it matter?

Cybersecurity is a critical concern for any security video solution.

Security should be done throughout the system. All accessible attack surfaces such as web and mobile end-user UI, admin panel, APIs, on-premise hardware and hardware UIi. Cameras are in general the lowest hanging fruit for remote attack on a corporate network. In case of Verkada, Camera handles storage, analytics, live view and is the focal reliability danger point.

3dEYE’s Cloud Video and AI Analytics platform uses PUSH technology to connect cameras or NVRs directly to the cloud without exposing devices to the internet. Designed with AWS cybersecurity measures, it ensures robust security throughout. The multi-tenant platform features a serverless architecture, independent services, and separation of concerns to prevent unauthorized access and minimize attack surfaces. Additionally, top-level integrators do not have visibility into customer accounts, further enhancing security.

We also ensure that top-level integrators do not have visibility into customer accounts under them, which further improves security.

Eagle Eye Networks also prioritizes cybersecurity with strong encryption protocols and compliance with global security standards. The Eagle Eye Bridge and CMVR devices incorporate advanced security features to protect data during transmission and storage. While Eagle Eye’s platform is engineered for high security, it relies partially on on-premise hardware, which can present additional vulnerability points

In contrast, 3dEYE’s fully cloud-based approach eliminates the need for on-premise devices, reducing potential attack vectors and ensuring a more secure and resilient system. This design not only enhances security but also simplifies maintenance and reduces the risk associated with physical hardware vulnerabilities.

Video alarm monitoring included?

Yes

Yes

Why does it matter?

3dEYE’s Cloud Video and AI Analytics platform includes a robust video cloud-based alarm monitoring interface with multi-camera views and arm/disarm functionality. It integrates with major alarm stations like IMMIX and BOLD, allowing customers to use the 3dEYE alarm station module with analytics from the alarm station, cameras, or the 3dEYE cloud.

With 3dEYE’s cloud-based alarm station, customers can monitor multiple remote locations with ease, leveraging remote operators instead of being tied to specific locations. This flexibility allows customers to connect their cameras to third-party monitoring stations using integrations or use their own operators and the included 3dEYE alarm station. This added flexibility allows customers to scale their operations efficiently and effectively, without significant infrastructure investments or additional staff. The cloud-based alarm station enables a truly remote monitoring experience, improving efficiency and convenience.

In comparison, Eagle Eye Networks provides comprehensive video monitoring services through its cloud VMS. Eagle Eye integrates with various third-party alarm monitoring services and offers functionalities to support alarm verification and response. Customers can use Eagle Eye’s cloud VMS to monitor multiple sites and receive real-time alerts and notifications. However, it may require additional configurations or integrations to achieve the same level of flexibility and seamless experience offered by 3dEYE’s fully integrated cloud-based alarm monitoring system.

Webhooks for automating IoT

Yes

Yes

Video Latency

0.2 – 0.3 seconds
Typically low latency, specifics depend on configuration

Camera to cloud direct?

Yes

Yes

Plug and play onboarding

Yes

Yes

PTZ

Yes

Yes

Two-way audio

Yes

Yes

De-warping support

Yes

Yes

Cloud backup in case of internet loss

Yes

Yes

iOS and Android apps

Yes

Yes

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