VIVOTEK Overview

VIVOTEK offers a broad line of inexpensive IP cameras. VIVOTEK serves the lower end of the market from the consumer to the small/medium sized business. It is one of the larger providers in this segment, with over $100 million USD revenue in 2012.

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  • ...Pelco, USA, Schneider Electric subsidiary Sony, Japan, sold by Bosch internationally Uniview, China Vivotek, Taiwan Video Intercom Feature Differentiation Key differentiators include: Peer-to-Peer...
  • ...Honorable Mentions There are a few honorable mentions in the survey results, including Digital Watchdog and Vivotek. Rounding out the honorable mentions are Hikvision and Dahua voted in by die-hard fans. Voters...
  • ... However, in our testing, we saw two key issues to point out: Hikvision Value Express/HiLook and Vivotek C series fixed lens cameras both used 2-axis gimbals, the only models in the test to do so,...
  • ... Simultaneously, a new Alliance, the OSSA has formed, with Hanwha, Milestone, Pelco, and Vivotek, joining Bosch. Inside this note, based on IPVM's discussions with Bosch, SAST, and OSSA, we...
  • ...4MP Camera Tested Hanwha Low-Cost 4MP Camera Tested (QNV-7010R) Uniview Super Low-Cost 4MP Tested Vivotek 4MP Camera Tested (FD8379-HV) And do not miss the 4MP Camera...
  • ...bought and tested seven 4MP models from Axis, Dahua, Digital Watchdog, Hanwha, Hikvision, Uniview, and Vivotek. Inside this report, we rank performance overall and across major dimensions...
  • Next in our series of updated 4MP testing, we bought and tested Vivotek's FD8379-HV, and entry level 4MP model claiming "top-notch quality video in high contrast...
  • When crimes, accidents or problems occur, exporting video from one's video surveillance system is...
  • ... (Owned by Panasonic) IPVM Video Insight VMS Test Vivotek, VAST2, Taiwan VOCORD, Tahion, Russia Wavestore (i), VMS, UK Xtralis (i), ADPRO,...
  • ..., see our Panoramic Fisheye Camera Shootout - Avigilon, Axis, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Oncam And Vivotek. Indeed, one Hikvision dealer who has used the PanoVu Mini said it made fisheye look like...
  • ...Panoramic Fisheye Camera Shootout, shooting against Avigilon, Axis, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Oncam And Vivotek. Inside, we examine: Full light image quality Low light/IR image quality IR illumination...
  • ...Camera Calculator: 2 cameras Vicon Camera Calculator: 86 cameras Videotec Camera Calculator: 8 cameras Vivotek Camera Calculator: 168 cameras W Box Camera Calculator: 24 cameras WAMA Camera Calculator: 31...
  • Silicon Valley Artificial Intelligent VSaaS startup Camio has announced it has won a 24,000...
  • IPVM tested Avigilon, Axis, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Oncam And Vivotek 12MP panoramic fisheye cameras head to head, as shown in the test setup below: Those...
  • ... I am trying to set up a vivotek FE8172V in ACC v5. It apparently connects trough onvif, and picture is fine. But there is no...
  • ... Vivotek has a known vulnerability but we are not currently scanning for it since the check involves...
  • ...Camera Tested (M3058-LVE) Dahua 12MP Fisheye Camera Tested (NK8BR4) Oncam 12MP Fisheye Camera Tested Vivotek 12MP Fisheye Camera Tested (FE9391-EV) [premium_content] Summary Based on our tests,...
  • H.265 / HEVC Codec Tutorial on Jun 07, 2018
    ...increasaed significantly, with Asian brands such as including Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Uniview, and Vivotek offering H.265 in many models. Others such as Axis, Bosch, and Panasonic have announced and...
  • ... Vivotek " "very few, less than 1% we use mainly Interlogix cameras " "less than 1%" "We had 1 Axis...
  • ...Tested Axis 12MP Stereographic Camera Tested (M3058-LVE) Dahua 12MP Fisheye Camera Tested (NK8BR4) Vivotek 12MP Fisheye Camera Tested (FE9391-EV) [premium_content] Summary Based on our tests, the...
  • ...Milestone cyber hardening guide OnSSI Hardening Guide Salient Video Surveillance System Hardening Guide Vivotek Security Hardening Guide The exact recommendations in each of these guides vary, but most are...
  • ...including: Avigilon 12MP Fisheye Camera Tested Axis 12MP Stereographic Camera Tested (M3058-LVE) Vivotek 12MP Fisheye Camera Tested (FE9391-EV) In the next month, we will publish a shootout amongst...
  • As part of our fisheye testing series (see Avigilon, Axis, Vivotek), we want to make sure our Hikvision coverage is up to date. We tested the DS-2CD63C2F-IV in...
  • ...integration Smart codec support Bandwidth consumption Readers should also see our recent tests of the Vivotek FE9391-EV and Avigilon H4 Fisheye and look for our upcoming...
  • Next in our 12MP fisheye camera evaluation, we bought and tested Vivotek's latest generation FE9391-EV, a new model claiming improved smart IR features, their latest...
  • ...dome shares many physical characteristics, such as housing, backplate, and other components, with the Vivotek FE9391-EV. For example, the exterior of the domes, front and back, are nearly...
  • ...Hikvision Wifi cameras have hard-coded SSID, allows for rogue access point attack (7) November 2017 - Vivotek remote stack overflow vulnerability (3) November 2017 - Dahua Hard-coded backdoor credentials...
  • ...  Our test included checking the MAC OUI on the WiFi model, revealed as being manufactured by Vivotek. No confirmation of OEM has been done on the wired models, but the physical resemblance is close...
  • ...manufacturers have released integrated IR fisheye models, including Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Panasonic, Vivotek, and more. However, true multi-exposure WDR remains uncommon in fisheye cameras, with many...
  • ... MJPEG in browser: Others, including Avigilon, Arecont, and Vivotek, display only MJPEG in the browser. This has the advantage of better compatibility and does not...
  • ...PNF-9080RV Hikvision DS-2CD63C2F-IV We're also considering: Bosch Oncam Panasonic  Uniview Vivotek What do you think? Any opinions on these models or others we are missing? Let us know below.
  • ...Camera Calculator: 2 cameras Vicon Camera Calculator: 86 cameras Videotec Camera Calculator: 8 cameras Vivotek Camera Calculator: 168 cameras W Box Camera Calculator: 24 cameras WAMA Camera Calculator: 31...
  • License Plate Recognition / Automatic Number Plate Recognition are a type of video analytics...
  • Smart Codec Guide on Feb 01, 2018
    ...264+ Panasonic Smart Coding Uniview U-Code Vivotek Smart Stream II Tested (as part of H.265 vs. H.264) Vivotek Smart Stream Tested From these,...
  • ...Capitalization Dahua Launches Electric Cars More Notable Vulnerability Reports Uniview Recorder Backdoor Vivotek Remote Stack Overflow Vulnerability ONVIF Widely Used Toolkit gSOAP Vulnerability...
  • Multi-Imager Camera Guide on Jan 02, 2018
    ..., this 2x2 view: However, some newer models, such as the Vivotek IR Multi Imager or Pelco Optera stitch streams together to provide the panorama in a single...
  • ...cameras Comparison to fixed lens multi-imager cameras Comparison of Arecont, Avigilon, Axis, Hanwha, and Vivotek repositionable offerings Repositionable Multi Imager Introduction Repositionable multi...
  • ...several multi-imagers from past reports, including: Axis 15MP Q3708-PVE Hikvision PanoVu DS-2CD6986 Vivotek IR MS8391-EV See our full results inside. [premium_content] Summary Our testing showed the...
  • ... For example, Axis, Bosch, and Vivotek defaulted to smart codecs enabled in our tests, and all three averaged 30 or higher...
  • ... Vivotek Vivotek supports VBR (named "Fixed quality" in the UI) and a version of MBR which they name...
  • A stack overflow vulnerability in Vivotek cameras has been discovered by bashis, the security researcher who has also found...
  • [STX] Subject: Vivotek IP Cameras - Remote Stack OverflowResearcher: bashis <mcw noemail eu> (September-October...
  • ... The largest are likely Vivotek's Acquisition By Delta and HID Buying Mercury Security but those are relatively small / less...
  • ... Of those, only the Hanwha PNF-9010R (recently reviewed on IPVM with positive feedback) and the Vivotek FE9382-EHV (not reviewed here) meet the hardware WDR criteria. There is also a new 12MP version...
  • Troubles At Arecont Vision on Oct 03, 2017
    ...multi-imager cameras have become common offerings, with Avigilon, Axis, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Pelco, Vivotek and others all offering multi-imagers, often with better performance than comparative Arecont...
  • On August 8, 2017, Delta Group made an offer to acquire Vivotek. Now, the acquisition process has concluded. Inside this note, we examine the conclusion, the...
  • ASIS Show 2017 Final Report on Sep 27, 2017
    ...Hikvision Genetec Revamping Hardware No booth babes Unified Panasonic Cyber Security Awareness Vivotek Centers On Cyberecurity Vivotek Dual Imager Camera Salient Upcoming New VMS Hanwha Launches...
  • ...GeoVision Hanwha Hikvision IQEye Mobotix Nest Panasonic Pelco Samsung (Consumer) Sony Uniview Vivotek Manufacturer Reset Methods Below, we list how to default each manufacturer using the...
  • ... When I found out that it was a Vivotek recorder, I thought that this would be simple due to it being a well known company. But the usb...
  • Honeywell is one of the biggest brands in security, with Total Connect 2.0 being the company's...
  • Avigilon CEO is taking aim at their Asian competitors. And he is going directly after these...
  • IR Surveillance Guide on Jul 31, 2017
    ...LEDs used, with consumer options such as Nest IQ and the Yi Home 2 adopting it, as well as multiple Vivotek and Axis models. We expect these shifts to continue this year and beyond. Infrared...
  • ...Axxon offers universal de-warping of any fisheye camera but how well does it work and will it work with Vivotek FE8191? Thank you
  • Alarm.com Tested on Jul 13, 2017
    ...private labeled WiFi cameras and encoders, which a quick MAC OUI check show as being manufactured by Vivotek. ADC offers five camera types, two indoor and three outdoor, and a four or single channel...
  • ...  Vivotek was recently faced with one but the vulnerability was meaningfully overstated. IPVM discussed...
  • Vivotek Cyber Security Cves on Jul 10, 2017
    I think this is new - Vivotek has placed cyber security announcements quite prominently on its front...
  • I have to pull the trigger soon on a nine-camera home surveillance system and I'm considering Vivotek's ND8422P NVR. Does anyone have opinions on Vivotek's NVRs in general or their new VivoCloud...
  • ...Uniview: EZTools Veilux: Veilux IP Search Tool Vicon / IQEye: Surveyor MKII Discovery Tool / IQ Finder Vivotek: Vivotek Shepherd OEM Discovery Tools Most OEMs use relabeled discovery tools, so most will...
  • ... Vivotek Vivotek has posted a relatively solid 13% CAGR, going from $85M in 2011 to $159M in 2016. The...
  • When you buy a Honeywell camera, you likely get a Hikvision, Dahua or some other company's...
  • ...We bought and tested the 48MP to see how it performed against the Axis Q3709-PVE, Pelco Optera, and Vivotek MS8391 in full light and low light, how bandwidth compares, installation issues, and...
  • ... So why would vivotek have a booth? From their site, "VIVOTEK USA only sells products through a network of authorized...
  • ... In 2013, we bought and tested Vivotek's 1MP version. Now, Vivotek has released a 3MP version, the CC8370-HV with IP66 and IK10...
  • ... Vivotek Results Vivotek favorability results were overall very neutral, several integrators had no...
  • ...mostly, we also sell Bosch as we are a Bosch dealer, Axis (only if there's a specific request), Dahua and Vivotek." "We sell Axis the most, with Bosch coming in 2nd (Axis is about 60-65% of our total), and...
  • At this point, it is not surprising that Lenel is one of the most disliked security...
  • ...bought the Hikvision DS-2CD6986F-H and tested it against: Axis 15MP Q3708-PVE Pelco Optera IMM12018 Vivotek MS8391-EV IR multi imager We tested the cameras outdoors, day and night, in scenes ranging...
  • ...PanoVu DS-2CD6986F-H (Separate test report to be released later this week) Pelco Optera IMM12018 Vivotek MS8391-EV IR multi imager  We tested the cameras outdoors, day and night, in scenes ranging...
  • ... Now, Vivotek has released the FD8166 microdome, a compact camera with invisible 940nm IR illuminators for...
  • ...FLIR Genetec Hanwha Hikvision Honeywell Lenel Milestone ONVIF OnSSI Panasonic Pelco Sony Vivotek The remaining posts will come out over the next month. Finally, we will have a ranking /...
  • ...- for those integrators refusing to fight on price Uniview - the up and coming Chinese alternative Vivotek, Geovision, Digital Watchdog - the incumbents still being considered  Dahua Though Dahua has...
  • Honeywell is one of the biggest brands in security, with offerings for intrusion, fire, wire,...
  • Financially, Vivotek is doing relatively well. The company did ~$130 million in 2015 revenue and 2016 revenue...
  • Free VMS Software Directory on Jan 13, 2017
    ...NVR - Free for Ubiquiti cameras Video Insight VI Monitor - Free when used with Panasonic cameras Vivotek VAST - 32 channels free when used with Vivotek cameras Suggest Others If you know of other...
  • ... Arecont Vision  Avigilon  Axis Bosch Dahua  Hikvision  Panasonic Pelco  Samsung / Hanwha Vivotek  Inside we take a look at how each performed. [premium_content] Key Findings Some patterns...
  • ...265 cameras in the west, such as Hanwha and Vivotek, but the codec's largest market by far is China, where end to end systems are more...
  • ...though this feature is found on several smaller dome models, including Avigilon's own HD Micro Dome, the Vivotek FD816C, Hikvision's recessed domes, and others, though not typically in full size domes like the...
  • ... Some of these are standalone cameras (see our test of Vivotek's CC8370-HV) while others are integrated into audio door stations (such as the Axis...
  • Axxon Next VMS 4.0 Tested on Aug 24, 2016
    ...265 in Dahua and Vivotek cameras, as well as generic RTSP streams, one of the broadest H.265 support in VMSes. Custom...
  • ...the first one i saw that shows Longse (of course), Arecont Vision, Sony, Axis and an 'unknown' (it's a Vivotek in this case) brand camera in the same discovery process. Maybe there are other tools out there...
  • ... But now, Vivotek has released the MS8391-EV, a 12MP multi imager model touting 30m integrated IR, one of the...
  • Vivotek claims their FD816C-HF2 is the "World's Smallest Recessed Mount Camera", only 2.5" wide, shown...
  • ... However, our tests of Vivotek and Samsung H.265 cameras (the first manufacturers to ship in North America) showed that...
  • ...product search and past discussion searches and used one 3MP Dahua for the door camera and then used the Vivotek FD816C-HF2 for the overview cameras. They are working well but they are supposed to work with...
  • ...265 cameras from Samsung and Vivotek to understand: Bandwidth tradeoff / savings compared to current H.264 camera models widely...
  • Exacq Camera Integrations on Jan 04, 2016
    ... Vivotek FD816C-HF2 3. Vivotek FE8182 I'll use ONVIF if necessary, but hoping someone has some input....
  • ...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 surveillance...
  • ...Panasonic Camera Directory Pelco Camera Directory Samsung Camera Directory Sony Camera Directory Vivotek Camera Directory Let us know what you think and if you need help getting links or getting...
  • ... At the time, I was leaning towards Vivotek cameras & they advised me to run one cat5 & two 18 AWG to each drop. I was originally...
  • ... Vivotek FE8181: 5MP sensor, but 1920x1920 (~3.6MP) max stream resolution. But there are some who do...
  • ... Geovision GV-BL3400 Vivotek IB8373-EH Axis P1425-LE Appreciate the help.
  • ...mitigate the risk of inmate injury, but anti-ligature units (ie: these examples from Axis, Bosch, and Vivotek) are not common elsewhere in the facility: "Anti-ligature models are standard in holding...
  • VMS vs CMS on Jul 15, 2015
    ... Examples Asian manufacturers using CMS include ACTi (CMS), Vivotek Vast CMS and Dahua CMS. Interestingly though Hikvision used to use the word CMS often, it now...
  • ...surveillance manufacturers including Hikvision, Dahua, ACTi, Dynacolor, Everfocus, Geovision, NUUO and Vivotek. This preview table overviews data gathered (full version and analysis) inside: We...
  • ... What is the difference between Vivotek Model: IB8367 VS IB8369 oither than varifocal and fixed? 2. Comparison between Vivotek Model:...
  • ..." "Avigilon, Exacq, and Vivotek/Hik. We typically use the Vivotek/Hik on the smaller projects. Less VMS/enteprise licensing in...
  • ...products (from ACTi, Arecont, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, D-Link, FLIR, Hikvision, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony and Vivotek), breaking down the following: Lowest Cost Compact IP Domes Lowest Cost Compact HD Analog...
  • ...(ACTi, Arecont, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, D-Link, FLIR, Hikvision, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony and Vivotek), breaking down the following: Fixed Focal Outdoor IP Cameras (lowest to highest) Fixed...
  • ... Though Vivotek had some strange H.265 Genetec press release, though Genetec clarified to us, "Genetec is not...
  • Testing Axis Zipstream on Apr 13, 2015
    ...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...