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Everbridge Mass Notification Service Examined (PRO Only)

Everbridge is expanding in the security space. In January 2017 Everbridge acquired PSIM platform IDV, and have also begun integrating with other se...

By Brian Karas - about 9 hours ago

Hikvision Removing Auto 'Phone Home' (PRO Only)

Facing pressure over their cameras auto phoning home and their Chinese government ownership, Hikvision has begun quietly removing automatic Hikvi...

By John Honovich - about 12 hours ago | 3 Comments

OpenEye Takes Aim At Exacq (PRO Only)

First Milestone targeted Exacq with a takeover offer, and now OpenEye is gunning for them with an offer to swap out Exacq for their cloud-managed V...

By Brian Karas - 1 day ago | 2 Comments

Lock Keyways For Access Control Guide (PRO Only)

Lock keyways can be the difference between a lock working or not. Understanding keyways is important for access control. Indeed, a member recently ...

By Brian Rhodes - 1 day ago

Broken Browser Support for Video Surveillance (PRO Only)

Modern web browsers have left the security industry behind. Current Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge browsers do not support NPAPI plugins, crip...

By Ethan Ace - 2 days ago | 13 Comments

ADI Favorability Results (PRO Only)

150 North American integrators provided feedback on 6 distributors, and why they do (or do not do) business with ADI. ADI is clearly a big name in...

By Brian Karas - 2 days ago

1 Million Dahua Devices Exposed To Backdoor (PRO Only)

Statistics show that 1 million Dahua devices are publicly exposed and vulnerable to the Dahua backdoor. Despite this, Dahua has downplayed the sev...

By Brian Karas - 2 days ago | 15 Comments

Hikvision Hires Crisis Communication Writer (PRO Only)

Hikvision has hired a crisis communication writer as the company ramps up its efforts to deal with the 'crisis' it feels it is facing. 'Crisis c...

By John Honovich - 3 days ago | 17 Comments

Glass Break Sensor Tutorial (PRO Only)

Burglars often break glass windows to get into a house. Using glass break detectors in conjunction with alarm contacts is a good way to protect the...

By Ari Erenthal - 3 days ago | 3 Comments

Unikey Smart Phone Access Control Platform (PRO Only)

More and more people carry smart phones. Many think this could replace the conventional key or card for access control. However, using a phone cre...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 days ago

Hikvision Attacks IPVM

Hikvision has attacked IPVM repeatedly over the last month, both in the international press and in its dealer communications. Attacks Listed On...

By John Honovich - 4 days ago | 131 Comments

VMS Update Automation Compared (PRO Only)

Updating VMS software can be a tedious and time consuming processing, which historically has required users to access each machine, download update...

By Ethan Ace - 4 days ago

Anvil Traveler Threat Management Offering (PRO Only)

A common component of enterprise security systems is traveler threat management, complementing the various physical security systems in place. One...

By Brian Karas - 4 days ago | 3 Comments

Simplisafe Warns Customers About Alarm Fines (PRO Only)

Simplisafe markets themselves as a 'better way' than traditional professional alarm companies. However, in one key way, Simplisafe hides the ala...

By Ari Erenthal - 7 days ago | 11 Comments

Alarm Panic Switches Tutorial

Panic switches allow silently triggering an alarm system when it is otherwise disarmed. In this tutorial we explain and contrast the 7 most common ...

By Ari Erenthal - 8 days ago | 13 Comments

Brivo Opens Up, Adds Mercury Support (PRO Only)

Brivo's cloud-based access control was built around the companies proprietary hardware controllers, and was often seen as a limitation by customers...

By Brian Karas - 8 days ago | 2 Comments

Top Trade Shows For Security Integrators (PRO Only)

100+ North American security integrators told us what trade shows they attend and why. The most well known shows are ISC West and ASIS but there a...

By John Honovich - 8 days ago | 3 Comments

Access Control Course Spring 2017

IPVM offers the most comprehensive access control course in the industry. Unlike manufacturer training that focuses only on a small part of the sys...

By Brian Rhodes - 9 days ago | 2 Comments

Robot Startup NXT Profile (PRO Only)

The security robot market may be the most rapidly growing industry segment, at least from a supply perspective. IPVM has already covered robots an...

By Brian Karas - 9 days ago

Beware Scam Market 'Research'

The 'data' and 'research' that headlines many articles is a scam, perpetuated by a variety of Indian firms that have exploited the carelessness and...

By John Honovich - 10 days ago | 14 Comments

ObjectVideo Acquired by Alarm.com (PRO Only)

Once potentially the most recognized name in video analytics, ObjectVideo has effectively been sold for pieces. Alarm.com has now acquired what re...

By Brian Karas - 10 days ago


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