3xLogic VISIX Gen III NDAA Cameras Tested

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward, Published Sep 02, 2021, 09:56am EDT (Research)

******* ******* ************ ***** ****-************** *** *** ****** ****, *** *** ** **** *******?

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**** ****** *** ****** *** ******* 5MP ******/******* **** ****-******-***-**-***(*** ***** ****, *** ** ****) and *** ******/******* ********-***-**-**(*** *****-****, *** ** ****), ******** them ******* ****** ***** **** ****** ************* ********* *********** ****** **-**********-***, *********:

  • *** **** ***** ******* ******* ** full ***** (~*** ***), ***** *** light (~* ***), **** (~*.*****) **** IR ** *** *** ******?
  • *** ** *******'* "***" ********* *******?
  • *** **** **** ****/***** ****** ***** quality *** *******?
  • *** **** ******* ******* ** ***** low-cost ******?
  • *** **** **** *** ****** ********* with *****?
  • *** ***** *** ****** ********* ******** that ****** ***********?
  • *** **** ********* *********** ******* ******* 3xLogic ****** ***** *** *********?

Performance *******

** *** *****, *** ******* ***** 5MP ******* ******** ****** ******* **** Dahua **** ****** *** ********* *********** Series *** ****** ** *** *****, dark/IR, *** *** ******.

**** ******* ******* ******** **** *********** digital ***** ** *** ***** *** dark/IR ******, ******** *******, *** ****** IR ************ ****** ****** ************ ***/** dim ***** ** *** ***** ** view.

*** *********** ***** ******* ******** *** poor, *** ******** ************* ***** ********* exposure ******** ** *********** ** ******* (though *****/********* ***** ********* ******).

*****-***** *** *********** *** ****, ** the ******* ***** *** ********* ******** or ****** ****** ** ********, *****, Genetec, *********, ** ******* *****, *** H.265 *** *.*** ********* ****** ** all ***** *** ********.

*******'* ******** ********* (** ***-** *******, $200+ *** ******) ********* ********* ****, detecting *******, ********* ********, ** ******** humans, *** ****** ******* ********. ***** alarms **** *** ********* ** *******, animals, *******, ** ***** ****** *******, but ***** **** *** ******** ** the *******' **** **** ********** ** people.

*******, ***** *** ***** *** **** bitrates **** ****, ******* ~*-* ****, compared ** *** ***** *** ********* cameras ***** ******** ~*.*-* **** ** the **** ******.

*******

*** *** ******* ***** *** *** mini-dome (**-***-**-***) *** ****** (**-***-**-**) **** an ********* ****** ***** ** ~$***-*** USD. **** ** ************* **** **** Dahua's ******* (~$*** ******), *** ******* ** *********'* *** outdoor ****** (**-*********-**,~$*** ******).

****** **** *************, *******'* ******** ********* (detailed *****) *** *** ********* ** default, *** ******* ******* ** ********** license, ~$***-*** ********* ****** *****. **** makes *** *** ***** ****** * total ******* ** ****** $*** **** fully ********, **** ****** **** ***** or ********* *** **** ******** ****** (WizSense *** ********), *********

Compared ** ***** *** *********

*******'* **** ********* **** ***** *** Hikvision ** ***** **** **********, ***** image ******* ****** **** ******* ** full ***** *** *** (***** ********* settings) ** ***** ** *** ***** and ****/**.

***** ***-** ********* ******* **** ******** to********* ******** ********* ********, *** *** *********** ****, ***** both ***** *** ********* ******* ** analytics *** ** *** ***.

*******, ***** *** ********* *** **** more ******* ********* ** *****-***** ***, with *.***, *.***, ***, *** ******** events ********** **** ****** **** ***** in ****. ** ********, ******* *.*** streaming *** *** **** ** ******** or *********, *** ***/******** ****** **** not ********* ** *** *** ******.

Exposure ******** *********** *** ***

** *******, **** ******* ******* **** set ** "******" ************ ********, ***** caused * ******* ***** ******* ******** parts ** *** *****, ********* ******* inside (***** ***** *********** *******).

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******* *********** ******** ** ******** ** "average" ****, ***** ******** ******** ******* and ******* ************ ** *** ******** areas ** *** *****:

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******* ***** ** **** **** ** change *** ******* ******* ** "*******" in ** ******** ******** ******.

Optimized *** ***** ****** *****/*********

**** *** ******* ******* *** ** "average" ** ********, ******** ******* ******* are **** *******, **** ****** *******, chart, *** ********** *******. *******, ********/*** exposure ** **** ***** ******* ****, with ***** ******* ******* ** *** right **** ** *** ******** ****. Both ***** *** ********* ******* ****** produced ******** ******* **** ****** ******* camera ** *** ****** ******** *****, though ******* ******* ******* ********* *** similar ** ******.

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** *** ********* ****, *** ******* walks ******* *** *** *****. ** he ******, *** ******* ****** ******* adjusts ** *** ****** ******** *****, with ***** ****** *******. *******, ** he ****** *** *** ***** *******, the ****** ***** ******* ******* ** adjust, ********* *** *******'* ****.

Noisy ** *** ***** (~* ***)

**** ******* ******* ******** ***** ** low ***** ****** (~* ***), **** subject ******* ******* ** ******* *****, while *** **** ***** ** *********** past **** *. *** ********* **-******* produced ******** ****** *** ***** ******* at **** *** *****.

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** *** ******* ***** ******* *** scene, **** ******* ******* ******** **** motion ****, **** ** ******** ***** visible ****** *** *******, **** *****.

*** ******* ****** ******* ******** ** ~1 ***, **** ****** ******* *******, though ******* ** ********** ******* **** other *******.

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Weak ****/** ***********

**** ******* ******* **** ****** ******* IR ********, **** ****** ** ************ that **** *** *** *** ******'* FOV. *** *******, *** ****-**** ***** strongly *********** *** ****** ** *** field ** ****, ***** *** ***** are **** ******.

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*** ******* ******'* ************ ******* ** improved ******** ** *** ****-****, ****** the ***** *** **** ***, **** the ****** ******, ************ *** ******* and **** *****.

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******* ** *** *****, ** *** dark **** ** **, **** ******* models ****** ******* **** ***** *******, especially *** ****-****. *** ******* ****** provides ******* ******* ******* ** ***** and ********* ****.

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**** *** ******* ~**' ****, ******* chart *** ******* ******* *** ******* reduced *** *** ****-**** ******** ** legible **** *** **** ***** *******, while *** ****** ******** ******* ******* of *** ***** *** ******* **** Dahua *** *********.

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IR ******* ** ****** *****

**** *** ******* *** ***** ******* ~100' **** ** *** ***** *** of *** **** ***, **** ******* cameras *** **** ** ****** *** presence ** * ******* *** ** much ***** *** (~**), *** ** further ******* *** ** ****.

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Overexposure ** ***** *****

**** ******* *********** ******** ** ***** range, ~**' ******** *** ******.

Full ***** ******* ***** (~*** ***)

*** ******* ******* ******** ***** ******* and ***** ******* ** ****, **** light, **** ** ******* ******.

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No ******** *** ***********

******* ********* ** *** ********* **** any *****-***** ***, **** ******** ********, Exacq, ******* *****, *******, *** *********. Instead, ******* **** ********** **** ***** own ***** ********.

Subjects ******** ********/**********

****** *******, ******** **** ******** *** accurately ********** **** ******** ** ********* obscured.

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Running ******** *** ********

******* ******** **** *** ******** ** classified ** *** *****.

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No ***** ****** ** ****** ****** *******

****** ****** ******* ** ***** ****** were *******, **** ** ***** ***** changes ** * **** ** ******* cast ** ****** ******* ******* *** scene. * ************** *** ("*******") ** shown *** * ********** **** ** never *********.

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No ***** ****** ** *******, *******

****** ******* ***** **** ** ***** alerts ** ******* *******, ****** ******** boxes **** ******* **** *** *** trigger * ********** ****.

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************, ******* ** *** ***** **** not ******* **. ****** *** ******* classification ******** ***** **** ****** ** animals, *** ***** *** *** *******.

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False ****** ** ***** ****

***** **** *** ******** ** *******' domes ********* ***** ****** ******,*** **** ****** ****** ** ***** alerts ** *** ********* *******.

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Vehicles ********** ** ****** ** ******

******** ******* ******* *** ***** **** classified *** ******* ** ** ****** of ******. **** ***** ***** ***** only ** ******* ** ********* *** "group ** ******" ************** ** *** configured ****.

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Calibration ******** *** ****** *********

******* ********* ******* *********** *** ****** detection, ****** **** ****** ****** *** tilt **** *** **** ********** ********, simpler **** ***** ******** ******* **** as ***** ***/*** ***** ******* ******* lines ** ** ***** *** ********.

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Limited *** ***********

** *** *******, *.*** ********* *** configuration ****** ** *** ***** ****** for ******** ******* ******. *******, ****** side *** *** ******** ****** *** not ********* **** *** *** ******.

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Bandwidth **** ** *** *****/**** ******

*** ******* ******* *** **** ********* consumption ** ~* *** ***** *** Dark/IR ****** (~*.** ***), ********* ~*-*****. Dahua *** ********* ******** **** ************* lower, ***** * **** ** ***** and

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Size **********

*** ******* ***** *** *** ****** is ******* ** **** *** ***** to **** ** ***** *******-***** *******, such ** *** ********* **-**********-*. *** 3xLogic ****-**** *** * ******* ******** dome ******* **** * ********* *****, slightly ******* **** *********** *****, **** as *** ***** **** ****** *******.

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Non-Removable ***** ****

**** ******* ****** **** * ~**" cable ****, ***** ****** ** ******* or *********,*** ** ***********' **** ******** ************ features. *** **** **** ******** * status ***** ** *** ******** *********, which *** **** ******** ****** ****** easier ** **** *************.

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Web ** ********

** *** ********* ******** *****, ** look ** *** *** ** ** the ******* *******, *********:

  • ******** ** ***** ******** *** ************* options, **** ** ********, *******, *** WDR.
  • ************* ******* ** *** ******** ** Metering ** "*******" ** *** ******.
  • ********* ***** *** ***** ** ***** the "***" ******** *******.

Made ** ******* / ***** ** ****

*** **** ********* ******* ***** ******* are **** ** *******. ******* ******* are ***** ** *****'* ****, ******* in *** ****** **** ** *** label (******). **** **** ************ ******* Watchdog ******* (**** ********).

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Ambarella *** ****

*** ******* ******* ****** *** ** Ambarella *** ***.

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Testing ***********

*** ******* **** ********* ***** ** testing **** * *** *********** ** standardize ******** **** **:

  • ** ******** *** ** "*******".
  • ******* ***** *** ** */***.
  • *.*** *** ****, **** ***** ****** RC *******.
  • ************ *** ** ~**.
  • *** *** ** **.
  • *** ******* *** *** *******.

Firmware ****

*** ********* ******** ******** **** **** for *******:

  • ******* **-***-**-**: **.*.******.**.**
  • ******* **-***-**-***: **.*.******.**.**
  • ***** *******: *.***.*******.**.*
  • ********* **-**********-***: **.*.*

Comments (4)

****** ***** ** *** ***** **** is ****** ****.

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** *** ********, ****** ******* ** not * ********** ****’* **** **********.

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***** ** *** **** ******* *** makes **’* *******. *’** **** * hard ****.

*** ** ** ** **** *** tech ********* ** ******** **** ** with ***** *** ****??

******: **** ******* *** **** ***** to *** *** **********:*** ** ** ** **** *** Tech ********* ** ******** **** ** With ***** *** ****??

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