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Arecont Vision Overview

Arecont Vision is a megapixel camera specialist, with an extremely poor reputation, having topped integrator surveys for Worst IP Camera 2011, Worst IP Camera 2014 and Worst Manufacturer Support. Their most standout product offering is their multi-imager SurroundVideo series, including the Omni. In 2014, Arecont raised $80 million in debt to cash out their executives and shareholders.

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Arecont Vision Company Coverage

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Analyzing ADI Branch Sales on Jan 29, 2016
"... # 8 Arecont Arecont's presence at ADI is primarily for their multi-imagers, again showing the competitive..."
Worst Camera Manufacturers 2016 on Jan 27, 2016
"Can Arecont do it again? In 2011, integrators overwhelmingly selected Arecont as the Worst IP Camera..."
Arecont RSM Rips Hikvision on Jan 24, 2016
"... How does one justify this? Well, how about Arecont screwing up. Arecont was the original low cost MP camera provider. They lost their huge lead..."
Top 5 Video Surveillance Product Advances Going Into 2016 on Dec 31, 2015
"... Multi-Imager Cameras For years, Arecont had practically a monopoly on multi-imagers. In 2015, Avigilon, Axis, Pelco released competitive..."
Arecont Director Leaves To Become Anixter VP on Dec 29, 2015
"...5 years at Arecont, Greg Lindblad goes to Anixter to be VP, Security Business Development. Leaving Arecont, smart..."
Axis: Take Down This Deceptive Commercial on Dec 24, 2015
"... Like Arecont and Avigilon Axis joins an ignominious group. In 2012, Arecont ran an ad for one of their..."
Hikvision Dedicates $1.5 Billion To Dominate Western Market on Dec 18, 2015
"...Billion for Video Surveillance? Combine the annual revenue of Axis, Avigilon, Genetec, Milestone, Exacq, Arecont, Acti, and Vivotek and that is ~$1.5 billion. It's a staggering amount for the video..."
Avigilon HD Multisensor Camera Tested on Dec 14, 2015
"... However, with Arecont no longer the only game in town, and Axis (33MP) and Pelco (Optera) releasing their own multi..."
Arecont and Bosch - Default Security Risk on Dec 14, 2015
"... But two very well known manufacturers, Arecont and Bosch, continue to take the opposite, risky and irresponsible route. Arecont Here is..."
Calculate Any Camera Model Free on Dec 03, 2015
"...some of the IPVM camera directories, per manufacturer: ACTi Camera Directory ADI Camera Directory Arecont Camera Directory Avigilon Camera Directory Axis Camera Directory Bosch Camera..."
Axis 33MP Camera Tested (Q3709) on Nov 30, 2015
"... We bought a Q3709 and put it up against Arecont's SurroundVideo and Pelco Optera to see how it performs in full light and low light in the wide..."
Arecont New Generation G5 Multi-Imager Release Issues on Nov 17, 2015
"Just got off the phone with Arecont's sales. Strange. In April 2015, they announced their new G5 SurroundVideo cameras, which..."
Why Milestone, Why? Axis Vs Arecont on Nov 12, 2015
"...look at this video: Can anyone make a sensible case why Milestone should be partnering and promoting Arecont when they are part of the same company as Axis? Why would you associate with Arecont when you..."
Arecont SituationalPlus+ Explained on Nov 11, 2015
"Arecont claims to be 'redefining situational awareness' through their new SituationalPlus+ But what is..."
Pelco Optera 12MP Multi-Imager Tested on Nov 09, 2015
"This summer, Pelco came out firing against Arecont, touting the superior performance of its new multi-imager line vs Arecont's. But is this really..."
IP Camera Bootup Shootout 2015 on Nov 04, 2015
"...how long it took to boot up 18 total cameras from 11 manufacturers including: ACTi E617 Arecont AV5115DNAIv1 Avigilon 1.0-H3-B2 Avigilon 2.0W-H3-BO1-IR Axis M1125 Axis..."
Where Is Arecont's 4K Camera? on Oct 24, 2015
"Announced here April 2014. Trying to find it, considering a test. Anyone know what model number..."
Axis 360 Panoramic Released on Oct 13, 2015
"... In this note, we look at its features, pricing, and competitive positioning compared to Arecont and Hikvision. Differences / Features Both are Axis Q6000-E cameras, the original requires a..."
Milestone Launches Avigilon Conversion Program on Oct 07, 2015
"... For the 'solution', Milestone is recommending 'quality' Arecont cameras, also citing their tight integration with Milestone. PSA commented to IPVM: "A..."
Problem With Arecont Cameras On Ubiquiti Wireless Links - Any Ideas? on Sep 29, 2015
"... The arecont cameras, however, have broken frames, or go offline quite a bit. I have put in hundreds of..."
Off Topic: Arecont Magic Desk on Sep 24, 2015
"Came across this picture in an ancient Arecont customer webinar stack called forcedown.ppt. Its a bad picture for sure*, major blur, on first..."
Arecont New Flex Non-IP Camera: What Do You Think? on Sep 24, 2015
"Take a look at the specs: So far it seems the point of this type of camera was that the..."
5 Low Cost IR Illuminators Tested on Sep 03, 2015
"...compare to pro models in featureset? Camera Performance: How did these illuminators work with different Arecont, Axis, Hikvision and Sony cameras? Key Findings This chart summarizes our key findings from..."
Ballot Stuffing The Most Idiotic Industry Person Results on Aug 26, 2015
"... Even sadder, I found out about this from Arecont who is actually promoting this: We know that Scott Schafer is a major influence in our..."
Mobotix P25 Camera Tested on Aug 04, 2015
"... We bought a Mobotix P25, shown below: We tested it against 5MP cameras from Arecont and Bosch as well as other leading brands. Here is a low light preview: Key Findings Key..."
Ant/Bug Infestation In An Arecont 8365 on Aug 02, 2015
"Hey All, Client has a Arecont 8365 Surround Dome on the corner of his dealership. Today, he got a big infestation of ants..."
Arecont Pulls End User Marketing Claims on Jul 28, 2015
"... Arecont struggles to understand this. In their trainwreck SIA 'article', not only did they confuse..."
Arecont Accurately Predicts Its Own Fall on Jul 24, 2015
"... Three years ago, Arecont introduced the idiotic Pixels Per Dollar metric. On the one hand, it is clearly reductionistic,..."
Smart CODEC Guide on Jul 21, 2015
"...implementations including: Axis Zipstream Tested Vivotek Smart Stream Tested Panasonic VIQS (no report) Arecont Bandwidth Savings Mode Tested (thought not really that 'smart') From that, a few lessons..."
ACTi 10MP IR Camera Tested on Jul 20, 2015
"...megapixel (10MP and 4K) and a leading 3MP integrated IR camera to find out, including: Dahua HFW4800 4K Arecont AV10115AI 10MP Hikvision DS-2CD4132FWD-I 3MP We tested it in full light and low light with..."
Can You Take Out a Vandal Dome With One Swing? on Jul 14, 2015
"...'s Arecont field replacement procedures. Ironically, such a procedure might have beneficial effect on the..."
Pelco Criticizes Arecont's Multi-Imager on Jul 10, 2015
"Pelco is rolling out their new multi-imager line and they are taking aim at Arecont. In their new promotion, here is the comparison they offer: Two criticisms of Pelco..."
Looking For Information On Arecont on Jul 09, 2015
Super Low Light HD Lens Tested on Jun 26, 2015
"...surrounded by 'normal' size megapixel surveillance lenses: We tested this lens on three cameras from Axis, Arecont, and Samsung, ranging from 720p to 5MP, to see what differences, if any, existed between this..."
Ranking The Lowest Cost True Minidomes on Jun 10, 2015
"... In this analysis, we examine 12 manufacturer products (from ACTi, Arecont, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, D-Link, FLIR, Hikvision, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony and Vivotek), breaking..."
Ex-Arecont Leaders Launch Super Resolution Startup on Jun 05, 2015
"... Co-Founders The CEO of the startup is Michael Korkin, who previously was Arecont's long-term VP of Engineering (who quit in 2014). The CSO is Nathan Wheeler, the Founder and..."
Cameras Will Not Stay Flipped: Another Very Arecont Problem on May 29, 2015
"...stuck IR cut filters, did you? Last week, an old colleague asked if we could recommend any contact at Arecont who could help them with a camera issue. They had multiple cameras in place, all older models,..."
Customer Is Asking For a 4-Way Camera, Not Arecont on May 28, 2015
"...Customer is asking for a hallway camera that will cover all 4 halls is a 4 way corridor - did not want the arecont 360 - needs 4 imagers does not like the single fisheye imager. Any Suggestions?"
Winners Losers Spring 2015 on May 18, 2015
"...themes (Consolidation, Commoditization and New Products), examining the fortunes of Axis, Avigilon, Arecont, Hikvision, Dahua, Samsung, Genetec, Milestone, Exacq, Pelco, Panasonic, Sony, Bosch, FLIR and..."
Anything But Arecont, Avigilon, Axis: A New Feature on May 15, 2015
"...it in action: Here are some example searches: 2MP+ varifocal IR dome with autofocus, excluding Arecont, Avigilon and Axis. 720p+ D/N bullets or boxes, excluding Dahua and Hikvision. ONVIF S..."
A Very Arecont Problem - Cut Filters Stuck on May 14, 2015
"Just this morning I told someone that Arecont quality had improved and they don't seem to have all the issues they used to, but two hours..."
Ranking The Lowest Cost Outdoor Cameras 2015 on May 14, 2015
"... In this new analysis, we examine 13 manufacturer products (ACTi, Arecont, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, D-Link, FLIR, Hikvision, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony and Vivotek),..."
IP Camera Failure Rates on May 05, 2015
"...highest DoA rates and shortest lifespans, the most common pattern was using no-name Asian brands or Arecont. None of the bigger Western, Japanese nor Chinese manufacturers (Hikvision / Dahua) had..."
WDR Camera Shootout 2015 on May 04, 2015
"... We tested 10 of the latest generation multiple-exposure true WDR cameras, including: Arecont Vision AV3116DNv1 Avigilon 3.0W-H3-B2 Axis Q1615 Bosch NBN-932V Hikvision..."
Viakoo And Arecont - a Perfect Match? on Apr 27, 2015
"...and proactive management of IP video network infrastructure, is piloting a new program together with Arecont Vision®, the industry’s megapixel leader, to help improve network video surveillance for all..."
Worst ISC West Showing 2015 on Apr 20, 2015
"Here are the top 4 candidates: Arecont IDIS Milestone ONVIF Let's break down the cases for and against each organization's ISC..."
Avigilon HD Multi-sensor: First Varifocal Multi-Imager Cameras on Apr 15, 2015
"... Pricing Street pricing is projected to be similar to the Arecont Omni in the $1500 - $2000 range. Availability Shipping starts this month. Competitive..."
Axis Announces 33MP Multi-Imager Camera on Apr 15, 2015
"... The most direct competitor for the Axis Q3709 are the Arecont 20MP and 40MP 180 cameras. The Areconts use 4 imagers, the Axis 3, but both send out multiple..."
48MP Panoramic Camera (DW) on Apr 14, 2015
"...examine the features, pricing and positioning of this camera compared to other offerings, most notably Arecont. 48MP Overview The 48MP camera combines 4 of the new 4K / 12MP imagers in a single unit,..."
Testing Axis Zipstream on Apr 13, 2015
"...compare to the most efficient bandwidth cameras on the market and to other bandwidth savings modes (like Arecont and Vivotek)? How might it compare to H.265? What type of issues occurred with VMSes? Key..."
New Products Spring 2015 on Apr 12, 2015
"...Manufacturer VideoInsight Avigilon Loads Up With $200 Million More Avigilon Acquires All ObjectVideo Patents Arecont Monster Raise - $80 Million Axis Cuts Prices Get Your Free Exacq Licenses Fired: All But One..."
Digital Watchdogs 48MP Panoramic: The New MegaPixel King? on Apr 11, 2015
"... 48 MP (4x12) would make it the one of the highest resolution panoramics out there, eclipsing the Arecont (as well as the stillborn ACTi) 40 MP model. And reportedly available in May. And while the..."
Pelco Optera Multi-Imager Cameras on Apr 07, 2015
"... Instead of the Arecont approach of 4 separate imagers that users need to manually lay out side by side, Pelco will..."
Alternatives To Arecont For Outdoor 180 StreetView? on Apr 03, 2015
"We've used the AV8185DN for several years in this outdoor application. At that time it was about..."
Get Your Free Exacq Licenses on Mar 31, 2015
"...note, we look at the terms of this program and how it will impact the competitive positioning of Tyco, Arecont, Avigilon, Axis, Genetec and Milestone. The Program Tyco / Exacq is offering free Exacq..."
Axis Zipstream Claims Average 50% Savings on Mar 25, 2015
"...265 Zipstream vs Vivotek Smart Stream and Arecont Bandwidth Savings Mode Zipstream vs Ambarella Zipstream vs Dahua and Hikvision Zipstream..."
Fired: All But One Exacq Rep Firm Now Out on Mar 23, 2015
"..." To the contrary, most of the Exacq rep firms also represent Arecont, presenting a barrier to Tyco's goal to sell the whole solution including Illustra cameras...."
Milestone Hires Fired Exacq Rep Firm on Mar 20, 2015
"... Secondarily, since CVReps also reps Arecont, this increases the connection between Arecont and Milestone but without the discounts / free..."
Arecont Vision Declares: "We Don't Have A Partner Program" on Mar 17, 2015
"... Arecont Vision declares that they have no partner program. They believe they have a better approach but..."
CBR vs VBR vs MBR - Surveillance Streaming on Mar 11, 2015
"...Inside, we provide clear recommendations and explanations on mode choice and setup for cameras such as Arecont, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hikvision, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony.Recommendation - Use..."
NMAPing IP Cameras on Mar 05, 2015
"... Then we run it on cameras from: Arecont Vision Avigilon Axis Bosch Dahua Hikvision The test shows which cameras allow the most..."
Would You Choose Exacq With Arecont, Genetec With Axis Or Video Insight... on Mar 04, 2015
"Any help would be appreciated, I have received quotes for 3 different systems. It's not a matter..."
The Exacq / Tyco Solution Is Here on Feb 16, 2015
"..., higher resolutions, advanced form factors) compared to Exacq's two most common partners, Axis and Arecont. Why Illustra and Exacq? On the technical side, Tyco / Exacq is pitching the tight integration..."
Default IP Camera Addresses - 14 Manufacturer Directory on Feb 13, 2015
"... In this post, we have compiled a list of 14 IP camera manufacturers (including ACTi, Arecont, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Canon, Dahua, Geovision, Hikvision, Panasonic, Pelco, Samsung, Sony, and..."
Milestone Vs Arecont: Which Press Release Is Weirder? on Feb 05, 2015
"Compare: Milestone Systems Makes Newborn Rhino An Online Star Arecont Caught on Camera: Woman Forced Into Car Trunk At Gunpoint Milestone's excited a rhino got..."
Airship Hybrid DVR Integration on Jan 15, 2015
"... Our EV system has 4x 4ch analog encoders and 5x IP cameras (2x Arecont 20MP 360, 1x Arecont 20MP 180, 2x fixed IP). We are also about to add another 20MP 360.I am..."
IP Camera Power Consumption Guide on Dec 24, 2014
"...2 watts on average, while the Arecont AV12176DN multi-imager had the highest, with ~8.5 watts. The only camera to go over spec was..."
Testing Scallop Panoramic Cameras on Dec 19, 2014
"For years, Arecont Vision's SurroundVideo line has been practically the only multi-imager option, but with their..."
Axis Large Imager HD Camera (Q1635) on Dec 16, 2014
"...features, the low light specifications and how it compares to other large imager cameras from Sony and Arecont. Q1635 Overview The Q1635 has a 1/2" imager compared to the 1/2.8" imager in the Q1615. The..."
Arecont Panamorph Dewarping With Exacq on Dec 14, 2014
"Hello all So the design was to use two Arecont AV5424DN-01 with Exacq. I am familiar with FE8174 from vivotek and how exacq dewarp that camera...."
Multi-Imager Tracking Added To IP Camera Finder on Dec 11, 2014
"... There are 24 total multi-imager cameras we are tracking from Arecont, Avigilon, Mobotix and Scallop. For example, a 2 imager camera would be the Mobotix D15..."
Major Moves - Security Manufacturers 2014 / 2015 on Dec 08, 2014
"... Arecont Arecont raised $80 million to cash out their executives and shareholders, good for them, bad..."
Milestone Terminates All US Manufacturer Reps on Dec 03, 2014
"... For example, if a rep firm has Arecont and Exacq or Sony and OnSSI, they would be more likely to steer customers to use, respectively,..."
Arecont Monster Raise - $80 Million on Dec 01, 2014
"In the biggest private surveillance industry fundraising event we have ever seen, Arecont Vision has raised $80 million. However, they have taken an extremely unconventional approach..."
Arecont UK: 30 Analog Replaced With 17 MP Cameras on Nov 25, 2014
"Recall this marketing gem: Now, Arecont's UK country manager has a much more modest recommendation: "For example, a large..."
Camera DNR (Digital Noise Reduction) Guide on Nov 20, 2014
"... Arecont Vision AV3116DNv1 Avigilon 1.0-H3-B1 Axis Q1615 Bosch NBN-733V Bosch NBN-932V Dahua..."
Short Box Camera Housing For Arecont 10MP Camera on Nov 19, 2014
"Anyone have recommendations for a short box camera housing for the Arecont AV10115 series cameras? Hoping for something no more than 10 inches in length or less. A..."
Testing Bandwidth vs Low Light on Nov 07, 2014
"... But how big? 100% more than day, 500% more, 1000% more? We tested 8 manufacturer's cameras - Arecont, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Samsung and Sony - to find out how each did, what was average,..."
Axis 4K Tested (P1428E) on Oct 29, 2014
"... We tested it against an Arecont 10 MP, Bosch 5MP, and Axis' own high end 1080p model to see how it performs in multiple scenes..."
Avigilon Canada Sales Director Goes To Arecont on Oct 27, 2014
"Avigilon's Regional Sales Director for the past 2 and a 1/2 years has gone to Arecont to run Canada sales for them. Avigilon's home Canadian territory does ~$17 million in revenue..."
Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing Ground 2014 on Oct 27, 2014
"... In alphabetical order, here are the companies most frequently cited: Analog Arecont Avigilon Axis Dahua Hikvision Panasonic Pelco Samsung Big Winner - Hikvision Hikvision..."
Testing Arecont Omni on Oct 20, 2014
"The Arecont SurroundVideo Omni is one of the most novel new camera offerings in the past few years. Like..."
ASIS 2014 - 17 Manufacturer Tech Review on Sep 30, 2014
"... Digital Watchdog Panoramics After years of Arecont being the only multi-imager game in town, Digital Watchdog displayed four multi-imager cameras..."
Scallop Multi-Imager Camera Improvements on Sep 23, 2014
"... Despite this, given the rapid growth of panoramic fisheye cameras and the expansion of rival's Arecont lines to 12MP, 20MP and 40MP, Scallop is certainly not inexpensive. New Horizontal Form..."
Bandwidth Guide For Video Surveillance on Sep 11, 2014
"... One practical example of a manufacture desaturating their video to 'save' bandwidth is Arecont Bandwidth Savings Mode (which we tested here). Manufacturer Model Differences Across specific..."
Arecont MegaBall2 Panomorph Vs The Axis M3007 on Sep 04, 2014
"Any preferences between the Arecont MegaBall2 with panomorph and the Axis M3007?"
Solution To Focus Problem For Arecont Dome on Aug 28, 2014
"... I had a unique situation where I was installing (3) AV2456DN-S Arecont cameras and putting an 8mm lens on them. The picture was perfect UNTIL I put the cover on the..."
IP Camera Firmware Upgrade Directory on Aug 28, 2014
"...required: Yes, open to all Average upgrade time: ~10 minutes Batch upgrade: Yes, using ACTi IP Utility Arecont Arecont cameras may be upgraded either via the camera's web interface or their AV Loader..."
Worst Manufacturer Support 2014 on Jul 30, 2014
"...Long time / effort to speak with someone knowledgeable Inside, we look at how integrators selected.Arecont - Worst Given that Arecont 'won' worst IP camera in 2011 and 2014, this showing is not a..."
Failed Marketer Goes To Arecont on Jul 25, 2014
"This is a match made in mis-marketing heaven."
Importing Cameras From China To The US - What Fees / Tariffs? on Jul 09, 2014
"... Yes, I know both Axis and Arecont sell Evetar lenses but for the one we are particularly interested in (M125VM3312IRR7, which..."
Panoramic Camera Use Rising on Jun 18, 2014
"...at just 12 feet away from the camera with panoramics: See more in our Panoramic Camera Shootout Arecont Problems Arecont is, by far, the largest provider of multi-imager panoramics. Their main upside..."
Arecont Cameras Skipping / Freezing, Connected To IndigoVision on Jun 05, 2014
"We have existing 24 nos of Arecont cameras (Model#AV8365) and 16 nos of Arecont cameras (Model#AV1315) Now connected with..."
Falling Down: The 2014 Mid-Year Guide on Jun 02, 2014
"...Americas EVP Out Samsung Hires Former Axis Directors Sony Security GM Is Out Pelco Major Rep Shakeup Arecont Engineering Exec Exits / Replacement Appointed Finally, we conclude with in-depth analysis of..."
5MP Super Low Light Tested (Bosch) on May 27, 2014
"...find out how much this model narrows the performance gap, we put it up against a 5 MP competitor from Arecont Vision, and 1080p and 720p models from Axis, Bosch, and Samsung in four different scenes,..."
New Multi-Imager Panoramic Competitor to Arecont on May 19, 2014
"Arecont has held a near monopoly on multi-imager panoramics, an important niche within surveillance for..."
How Many Milestone Licenses Required For An Arecont Surround Video... on May 14, 2014
"Just got a call and going to meeting - 7 x AV8185dn required!!"
IP Camera Sample Shots Directory on May 05, 2014
"... Here are the specifics that varied across cameras: 10 MP: Arecont AV10115DN -- Firmware: 65225 5 MP: Arecont AV5115DN -- Firmware: 65225 3 MP: Avigilon..."
IP Camera Buyer's Guide 2014 on Apr 28, 2014
"...Manufacturer Profiles We conclude with profiles of 12 manufacturers, looking at the good and bad behind ACTi, Arecont, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hikvision, Panasonic, Pelco, Samsung, Sony, and..."
Arecont Criticizes Big Box Surveillance Kits on Apr 08, 2014
"... Now, Arecont is joining the chorus of companies speaking out against big box retail offerings, with their..."