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Hikvision Pyronix Releases 'Huge' New Panel (PRO Only)

Hikvision's 2016 acquisition Pyronix has been touting their 'huge' new large system panel. Indeed, the new Euro 280 claims features that are better...

By Brian Rhodes - about 4 hours ago

Bosch Favorability Results (PRO Only)

Bosch is one of the most well known brands in the industry and they have combined recently with Sony in video surveillance. But how has Bosch stoo...

By Brian Karas - about 6 hours ago

Avigilon Favorability Results (PRO Only)

One of the fastest growing companies has turned into one of the rockiest, as cooling growth, management turnover and a roller coaster stock price s...

By John Honovich - about 8 hours ago

Axis: "Everything is IP" - False (PRO Only)

Axis is congratulating itself, with executive Fredrick Nilsson declaring: "Now the conversion is all done and everything is IP and analog is rap...

By John Honovich - 3 days ago | 39 Comments

Advertising Like Avigilon at the ISC West Airport (PRO Only)

Avigilon has grabbed a lot of attention over the last few years advertising at the Las Vegas airport when attendees fly in. But how does that wo...

By Brian Karas - 4 days ago | 6 Comments

Artificial Intelligence Robot Assistant (ACTi) (PRO Only)

Has artificial intelligence come to the video surveillance industry? ACTi has released 'SARA' which it bills as an 'AI assistant that brings valua...

By Brian Karas - 4 days ago

Cutting Costs 70% Using Milestone With HD Analog (PRO Only)

HD analog and enterprise VMSes are often thought of as being on opposite sides of the spectrum, with HD analog best for small jobs due to its low c...

By Brian Karas - 4 days ago | 20 Comments

Dahua 4K HD Analog Cameras Announced (PRO Only)

HD analog has been gaining popularity (even if Axis hopes otherwise). Last year, HD analog's max resolution doubled from 1080p to 4MP (see our 4MP...

By Brian Karas - 4 days ago | 7 Comments

Uniview (UNV) IP Cameras Tested (PRO Only)

"We're #3," in China says Uniview (UNV). While the company significantly trails Hikvision and Dahua in total sales, one notable difference is that ...

By Ethan Ace - 5 days ago | 7 Comments

Glass Doors and Access Control Tutorial (PRO Only)

The biggest challenge for many access control systems are glass doors. Here's what happens when a maglock is improperly installed to an existing gl...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 days ago | 11 Comments

Exacq Favorability Results (PRO Only)

For years, Exacq has been one of the most frequently favored VMSes in IPVM integrator statistics (e.g., see Favorite VMS Manufacturers 2016). Howe...

By Brian Karas - 5 days ago | 3 Comments

The Hot RMR Company - Electric Guard Dog (PRO Only)

The financiers at the Barnes Buchanan conference praised a company named 'Electric Guard Dog'. While the name sounds fairly low tech, the money and...

By Brian Karas - 5 days ago

Hikvision Leads Multi-Manufacturer Sales Promo (PRO Only)

Earlier this month, Hikvision launched new 'super value' kits, with 40% discounts, and now Hikvision is offering another promo, but this time they ...

By Brian Karas - 6 days ago | 6 Comments

Washington DC MPD's Surveillance Equipment (PRO Only)

The Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department's surveillance system was hacked in January 2017. Two immediate questions were: Whose equipmen...

By Brian Karas - 6 days ago | 15 Comments

Lenel Improving Customer Support (PRO Only)

Lenel has faced significant criticism recently (see Lenel Partners Angry, Lenel Does Not Care, Worst Access Control 2016, Lenel Favorability Result...

By Brian Rhodes - 6 days ago | 3 Comments

'Dirty': Hikvision Attacks Genetec

Hikvision is angry at the growing public awareness that Hikvision is owned by the Chinese government. They took aim at Genetec, declaring: Gene...

By John Honovich - 7 days ago | 82 Comments

Directory of Alarm Company Brokers

Selling an RMR based business, such as alarm company, can be highly profitable, with acquisition prices of 36 to 48x RMR (equivalent to 3 to 4x ann...

By Ari Erenthal - 7 days ago

Simplisafe is 'Blowing The Doors Off' (PRO Only)

The company alarm dealers love to hate, Simplisafe, is 'blowing the doors off' according to Michael Barnes, one of the top financial advisors in th...

By John Honovich - 10 days ago | 17 Comments

Milestone: "Easy Money Days Are Over" (PRO Only)

Contrary to IPVM's criticisms, Milestone has reaffirmed that glory days remain. But they admit that they 'easy money days are over': Are the gl...

By Brian Karas - 10 days ago | 12 Comments

Directory of Alarm Panel Manufacturers (PRO Only)

Alarm panels are the central controller of intrusion systems. The following is a list of manufacturers of alarm panels. This directory only covers...

By Ari Erenthal - 11 days ago | 17 Comments


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