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First US City Bans Hikvision

Just days after a ban of Hikvision was signed into law for the US federal government, the first US city has followed, banning Hikvision as well. ...

By IPVM Team - about 17 hours ago | 19 Comments

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When the main power fails, many believe maglocks must leave doors unlocked. However, battery backed up maglocks are allowed according to IBC / NFP...

By Brian Rhodes - about 14 hours ago

Axis Strong Q2 2018 Results

Axis reported strong Q2 2018 financial results and, for the first time in many years, Axis grew faster than Hikvision. However, the company's stro...

By John Honovich - about 16 hours ago

2Gig Gun Lock / Motion Detector Tested

Safer guns for families and an opportunity for security dealers to sell more services? That is the aim of Nortek's 2GIG 'Gun Motion Detector' (2GIG...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 days ago | 36 Comments

Video Analytics Integration Guide

Video analytics is hot again (at least conceptually) but integrating video analytics with VMSes can be challenging. This is especially significant ...

By IPVM Team - 4 days ago | 11 Comments

ISS VMS / Video Analytics Company Profile

Who is ISS? In the past few months, they had one of the craziest ISC West promo items in years. Then, they hired industry veteran and ex-Dahua Di...

By Sean Patton - 5 days ago | 8 Comments

Chinese OEM Avycon Gets ADI Push

Who is Avycon? An American company? A Korean company? A couple of guys relabelling Chinese products? The latter is the best explanation. While ...

By IPVM Team - 6 days ago | 14 Comments

Backboxes for Video Surveillance Tutorial

Backboxes are a necessity in surveillance, whether for managing cable whips, recessing cameras, adding wireless radios. But it can be confusing to ...

By IPVM Team - 6 days ago | 13 Comments

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