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Panasonic Unified Surveillance Strategy Analyzed (PRO Only)

Panasonic is now a "Unified Surveillance" offering, as their ASIS 2017 booth proclaimed: Looking to make a comeback in the security industry, Pa...

By Brian Karas - 2 days ago | 4 Comments

Amazon Cloud Cam Is Poor (Tested) (PRO Only)

Retail behemoth Amazon has entered the surveillance market with the Amazon Cloud Cam, the eyes of its just-announced Amazon Key delivery service.  ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 2 days ago | 3 Comments

Nest Secure Alarm System Tested (PRO Only)

Google's expansion continues, this time into home security with their Nest subsidiary's move into alarm systems. They paid more than a half-billio...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 days ago | 4 Comments

Hikvision China Criticizes The WSJ (PRO Only)

Hikvision, through the Chinese government's authoritative news service, has criticized the WSJ investigation into Hikvision. In this English-langu...

By John Honovich - 4 days ago | 11 Comments

PoE UPS Tested (Energy Reconnect) (PRO Only)

In security, backup power is important, but most often requires UPS systems or extra cabling to devices for low voltage power. Now, some have re...

By John Scanlan - 4 days ago | 24 Comments

Axis Commits To Long-Term Firmware Support (PRO Only)

With the rise of cyber security awareness, and a general increase in hardware reliability, "software warranties" may prove more valuable than hardw...

By Brian Karas - 4 days ago | 6 Comments

Hikvision NVR 4.0 Improvements Tested (PRO Only)

Hikvision has released firmware version 4.0 for select NVRs, touting two years of research and development, and claiming "the new generation GUI wi...

By Ethan Ace - 5 days ago | 17 Comments

Vivotek Remote Stack Overflow Vulnerability (PRO Only)

A stack overflow vulnerability in Vivotek cameras has been discovered by bashis, the security researcher who has also found vulnerabilities in came...

By Brian Karas - 5 days ago | 7 Comments

Mobile Credentials (BLE / NFC / Apps) Guide (PRO Only)

One of the biggest trends in access for the last few years has been the marriage of mobile phones and access cards. In this guide, we examine: ...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 days ago | 12 Comments

Dahua Launches Electric Cars (PRO Only)

Embattled mega video surveillance manufacturer Dahua is now electric car manufacturer Dahua. Let the jokes begin: But is the joke on Dahua's cr...

By IPVM Team - 6 days ago | 28 Comments

WSJ Investigates Hikvision (PRO Only)

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has released a detailed investigation into Hikvision's government ownership and cybersecurity problems, hitting the p...

By John Honovich - 6 days ago | 122 Comments

Long Range Access Control Readers Tutorial (PRO Only)

One of the classic challenges for access control are parking lots and garages, where the user's credential is far from the reader. With modern acce...

By Brian Rhodes - 9 days ago | 7 Comments

Hikvision 4K IR PTZ Tested (DS-2DF8836IV-AELW) (PRO Only)

The IR PTZ trend continues, now with 4K resolution, with Hikvision releasing its DS-2DF8836IVAEL-W camera, a 4K 1/1.9" PTZ model specifying 200m IR...

By Ethan Ace - 9 days ago | 9 Comments

Selecting Access Control Readers Tutorial (PRO Only)

Given the variety of types available, specifying access control readers can be a daunting process. However, focusing on a few key elements will hel...

By Brian Rhodes - 10 days ago | 8 Comments

Milestone XProtect Essential+ Free VMS Tested (PRO Only)

Milestone continues to expand its aggressive free and low-cost offerings, with this year, Milestone releasing XProtect Essential+, part of their ne...

By Ethan Ace - 10 days ago | 13 Comments

Top 2017 Trends - Cyber and Analytics (PRO Only)

The 2 clear top 2017 trends, according to IPVM integrator statistics are: Cyber Security Video Analytics This is a change from 2016 integrat...

By Brian Karas - 10 days ago

Avigilon Q3 2017 Results (PRO Only)

Avigilon's profit-driven business strategy continues. Q3 2017 results show strong growth in several regions, but weaker results in the US. This was...

By Brian Karas - 11 days ago | 4 Comments

Honeywell Crowdfunding Bombs (PRO Only)

100,000+ employees and $40,000,000,000 in annual revenue. That's Honeywell. ~200 backers and ~$67,000 in funding in a week. That's Honeywell crowd...

By John Honovich - 11 days ago | 3 Comments

Bubble: Dahua Doubles Market Capitalization (PRO Only)

Dahua's stock is in a bubble. Those of you in the industry know how bad of a year Dahua has had - the zero-day backdoor, the massive hacking attac...

By John Honovich - 12 days ago | 25 Comments

Average IP Camera Cable Run Distance (PRO Only)

Estimating cable lengths can be tricky, seemingly either all guess work or requiring each and every run to be measured, a time consuming task.  To...

By IPVM Team - 12 days ago | 20 Comments

Assa August Smartlock Pro Tested (PRO Only)

Failures and set backs in the smartlock business have been commonplace (e.g., Lockitron Admits Failure and issues from our 2017 Kevo test). But $2...

By Brian Rhodes - 12 days ago

Dahua USA Removes Head of Marketing (PRO Only)

Dahua USA's marketing and just their overall business organization has been a mess. These guys could not sell life jackets on the Titanic. But,...

By John Honovich - 13 days ago | 29 Comments

ZoneMinder Open Source Profile (PRO Only)

The first, oldest and probably the best known open source VMS is ZoneMinder. But where has it gone and is it still relevant today in a world of $2...

By Brian Karas - 13 days ago | 18 Comments


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