Bosch IVA Video Analytics And Motion+ VMD Tested

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Jun 06, 2018

Bosch's video analytics now ship on nearly every model, from indoor domes to high-end 5MP starlight cameras.

In this test, we evaluate Bosch's Intelligent Video Analytics, included on their Flexidome and Dinion models, as well as Motion+ VMD, using these models:

  • Flexidome starlight 7000 (1080p, Intelligent Video Analytics)
  • Dinion starlight 8000 (5MP, Intelligent Video Analytics)
  • Dinion bullet 5000 (1080p, Motion+ only)

Testing in indoor and outdoor scenes, day and night, in varying weather, examining:

  • Configuration recommendations
  • Calibration difficulty
  • False alert performance
  • Detection range
  • Analytics compared to camera VMD
  • VMS integration differences

For comparison, readers should also see our recent tests of Axis VMD4, Hanwha Wisenet X Analytics, Hikvision Intrusion Analytics, and Dahua Intrusion Analytics.

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Comments (43)

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