SimpliSafe Camera Tested
on Mar 07, 2017
SimpliSafe ia one of the most controversial companies in the industry, as they have become the symbol of the DIY threat to traditional alarm...
TVI 4.0 Doubles HD Analog Bandwidth
on Mar 05, 2017
HD analog's move up market continues.
Starting a few years ago at just 720p, HD analog is now poised for 4K and beyond.
Techpoint, the company...
Uniview (UNV) IP Cameras Tested
on Feb 22, 2017
"We're #3," in China says Uniview (UNV). While the company significantly trails Hikvision and Dahua in total sales, one notable difference is that...
Arecont Vision MicroDome Duo Tested
on Feb 14, 2017
Arecont Vision is back with another multi-head camera, this time thinking smaller with the MicroDome Duo, a two-imager model, with the tagline...
Hikvision PanoVu Multi Imager Tested
on Feb 08, 2017
Hikvision has entered the multi-imager market with their 180° PanoVu DS-2CD6986F-H, an 8MP, 4-imager model equipped with ~1/1.8" imagers and...
Sony Favorability Results
on Feb 06, 2017
Sony is one of the largest brands in the world and a long term provider of both video surveillance imagers and cameras. But, like all incumbents,...
LAST DAY - Camera Course Winter 2017
on Feb 02, 2017
Learn video surveillance and get certified.
IPVM provides live online classes, recorded videos, personal help, cutting edge education and...
Invisible IR Camera Tested (Vivotek)
on Jan 30, 2017
Integrated IR is everywhere in surveillance, from high-end long range cameras to even the lowest cost models. But this IR usually comes with a...
Most Recent Industry Reports
Hikvision Removing Auto 'Phone Home'
on Mar 24, 2017
Facing pressure over their cameras auto phoning home and their Chinese government ownership, Hikvision has begun quietly removing automatic...
OpenEye Takes Aim At Exacq
on Mar 23, 2017
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...
Lock Keyways For Access Control Guide
on Mar 23, 2017
Lock keyways can be the difference between a lock working or not. Understanding keyways is important for access control. Indeed, a member recently...
ADI Favorability Results
on Mar 22, 2017
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...
Glass Break Sensor Tutorial
on Mar 21, 2017
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...