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VMS Server Sizing

Specifying the right sized PC/server for VMS software is one of the most important yet difficult decisions in IP video surveillance. In the past ma...

By Sean Patton - 2 days ago | 3 Comments

Hanwha Wisenet X Analytics and VMD Test

Continuing our updated testing of camera analytics, we tested Hanwha's Wisenet X analytics for over two weeks in multiple scenes, indoors and out, ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 3 days ago | 12 Comments

Ambitious Mobile Access Startup: Openpath

This team sold their last startup for hundreds of millions of dollars, now they have started Openpath to become a rare access control small busines...

By IPVM Team - 3 days ago | 2 Comments

Software Only VMS vs NVR Appliances

Should you buy your own PC/server and load VMS software on it or get a turnkey appliance (both hardware and software, e.g., NVR, Hybrid DVR) from a...

By Sean Patton - 4 days ago | 65 Comments

Buy Arecont: Top Bid $10 Million Cash

Last year, Arecont had a deal for a purchase price of $170 million (see Failed Arecont China Acquisition). This year, Arecont has a deal for a pur...

By John Honovich - 5 days ago | 34 Comments

Installing Box Cameras Indoors Tutorial

This tutorial starts our physical installation for video surveillance series, starting with Box Cameras, one of the oldest and most basic types. In...

By IPVM Team - 5 days ago | 6 Comments

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