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Manufacturer Favorability Guide

This 120 page PDF guide may be downloaded inside by all IPVM members. It covers our 20 manufacturer favorability rankings and 20 manufacturer fa...

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Security Robots Are Just Entertainment

Great entertainment, no real security value.  That is the happy (or sad) state of security robots in 2017. Knightscope robot's drowning, the gl...

By John Honovich - about 6 hours ago | 3 Comments

Wireless Burglar Alarm Sensors Guide

Wireless sensors for burglar alarm sensors are an increasingly common option for the historical labor intensive wired alarm systems. However, ther...

By Ari Erenthal - about 7 hours ago

Competing Against ADT

ADT is one of the biggest players in the security industry, with ~$4 billion revenue. In 2017, they were acquired / merged with Protection 1.  Now...

By IPVM Team - 1 day ago

Hikvision Launching Deep Learning Recorders

Hikvision has become a common choice for super low cost NVRs. Now, Hikvision is aiming to move up market, with deep learning NVRs that claim far g...

By John Honovich - 1 day ago | 13 Comments

Axis Door Station Tested (A8105-E)

Axis continues their push into niche markets, especially audio, with network speakers, an IP horn, and video door stations. We bought and tested A...

By IPVM Team - 2 days ago | 22 Comments

Knightscope Laughs off Robot Drowning

A day after a Knightscope robot drowned, Knightscope has issued an 'official statement' making fun of the issue: The implied message is that t...

By John Honovich - 3 days ago | 30 Comments

Microsoft Video AI Cloud Services Examined

Microsoft has released one of the most amazing video analytics marketing videos ever. In it, they detect oil spills, track individual people giving...

By Brian Karas - 3 days ago | 7 Comments

Hikvision USA Head of Cybersecurity Exits

Hikvision USA's Head of Cybersecurity has exited the company. In this note, we review the move, share Hikvision's feedback and examine the company...

By Brian Karas - 3 days ago | 6 Comments

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