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Hikvision Admits USA Sales Falling (PRO Only)

Hikvision, in a new Chinese financial filing, has admitted that its USA sales are now falling. Less than a year after the US government passed a...

By John Honovich - about 15 hours ago | 2 Comments

Speco Ultra Intensifier Tested (PRO Only)

While ISC West 2019 named Speco's Ultra Intensifier the best new "Video Surveillance Cameras IP", IPVM testing shows the camera suffers from signif...

By IPVM Team - about 16 hours ago | 2 Comments

Arecont Favorability Results 2019 (PRO Only)

Arecont's net negativity remained the same in IPVM's 2019 integrator study, though integrator's feeling became relatively more neutral compared to ...

By IPVM Team - about 17 hours ago

H.265 Usage Statistics (PRO Only)

H.265 has been available in IP cameras for more than 5 years and, in the past few years, the number of manufacturers supporting this codec has incr...

By Sean Patton - 4 days ago | 14 Comments

ACRE Acquires RS2, Explains Acquisition Strategy (PRO Only)

ACRE continues to buy, now acquiring RS2, just 5 months after buying Open Options. One is a small access control manufacturer from Texas, the ...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 days ago | 9 Comments

Access Control Course Spring 2019 - Last Chance

Register for the Spring Access Control Course. IPVM offers the most comprehensive access control course in the industry. Unlike manufacturer train...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 days ago | 9 Comments

Riser vs Plenum Cabling Explained (PRO Only)

You could be spending twice as much for cable as you need. The difference between 'plenum' rated cable and 'riser' rated cable is subtle, but the c...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 days ago | 7 Comments

Verint Victimized By Ransomware (PRO Only)

Verint, which is best known in the physical security industry for video surveillance but has built a sizeable cybersecurity business as well, was i...

By Dan Gelinas - 5 days ago | 4 Comments

Milestone Drops IFSEC (PRO Only)

Milestone has dropped out of Europe's largest annual security trade show (IFSEC 2019), telling IPVM that they "have found that IFSEC in EMEA no lon...

By John Honovich - 5 days ago | 13 Comments

Door Operators Access Control Tutorial (PRO Only)

Doors equipped with door operators, specialty devices that automate opening and closing, tend to be quite complex. The mechanisms needed to achi...

By Brian Rhodes - 6 days ago | 15 Comments

Dahua Repositionable IR Multi-Imager Camera Tested (PRO Only)

Dahua has released their first repositionable multi-imager camera, the Multi-Flex 4x2MP, claiming integrated IR, true WDR, and flexible positioning...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 7 days ago | 3 Comments

Axis Supports HD Analog (PRO Only)

In 2017, Axis declared 'Everything is IP': Now, in 2019, Axis has released support for HD analog, with their new encoders.  Why the change? H...

By John Honovich - 8 days ago | 34 Comments

Alarm.com Favorability Results 2019 (PRO Only)

The once dot com startup has evolved to become a core provider for home security and is now expanding into commercial. In their first entry in IPV...

By IPVM Team - 8 days ago

ISC West 2019 Report (PRO Only)

The IPVM team has finished at the Sands looking at what companies are offering and how they are changing their positioning. See below for 50+ ma...

By IPVM Team - 11 days ago | 104 Comments

Pole Mount Camera Installation Guide (PRO Only)

Poles are a popular but challenging choice for deploying surveillance cameras outdoors. Poles are indispensable for putting cameras at the right he...

By John Scanlan - 12 days ago | 21 Comments

Bosch AI Camera Trainer Released And Tested (PRO Only)

Bosch is releasing a highly unusual new AI feature - 'Camera Trainer'. Now, coming as a standard feature in Bosch IVA/EVA analytics, one can train ...

By IPVM Team - 14 days ago | 3 Comments

Axis ARTPEC-7 Chip Release Examined (PRO Only)

For years, Axis essentially de-promoted their own chips. Now, they are reversing course. Axis has announced ARTPEC-7, their latest chip, which Axi...

By Ethan Ace - 15 days ago | 21 Comments

Brinks Home Security / ASCMA Risks Bankruptcy (PRO Only)

ASCMA, aka MONI, aka Brinks Home Security has issued a warning in their most recent financials that they risk bankruptcy. In this note, based on...

By Dan Gelinas - 15 days ago | 6 Comments


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