Eagle Eye Cloud VMS and Camera Test 2021

By Sean Patton, Published Oct 04, 2021, 11:32am EDT (Research)

***** ***** ***** ****** ***** *** ***** ***/******** ***** **** *********** ******** ******* and ** ***********. ***** **** *** company's ******* *** ******** ****** ******* *** ****** $** *******. *** **** ****** *** *** product ******?

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** *********** ***'* ***** ********* **** ****** ********, *** ****. ** **** ****** ** *******:

  • **** *** ******** **** ***** ***** our ******** ****?
  • **** ****** *** ******** *** *******?
  • **** ****** ** ****** **** *****?
  • *** **** ** **** ******* *** video ******** ****?
  • *** **** ********* ******* ** ***** through *** *****?
  • **** ***** ********* *** *******/*********?
  • *** **** **** ******* ** *******?

Competitive ***********

***** ***'* *** ** ******* *** does *** **** *** ***** *********** issues, ***** ** *********** **** ** found ** *******************. *** ******* **** ** ********** development ** ****** ******** ** ***** VSaaS *********. *******, ****** **** ** its ***********, ***** *** ****** ** end-to-end ******** **** *******, ******* ********, bridges/recorders, *** ***** *******, ***** ********* open ** *** ***** ******* *** analytics.

**************** ** ********* **************** ************ ******* *** *************** ******** ** its ******* ***-***** *********. ****, ******* a ******* ****** ** ***** *********** (Meraki, *******, *******, ***.) ******* *********, often ** ** ********** ******, ** is ********* *** ***** *** ** address **** ******* *******.

Strengths *** ************ ***

** *** ****, ** ***** ******* relative ********* *** ************ ** ***** Eye's ***** ***, ****** **** *** cloud-first ***** ** *** ******** *** cloud ******:

  • ***** *** ***** ****** ***********
  • ***** *** ******* ****** **** ********* to *** *** ****** ****** (* - * *******)
  • ********** ***** ********* *** ********
  • ******** ******** ***** ********** *** **** sharing
  • ******* ******** ******* ********** **** ****** privacy *** ************ **********

Weaknesses *** ************ ***

***** *** ***** *** *** ******* fundamental ******** **** *** ******* ** inferior ******** ** ****** *****:

  • *****-****** ***** ****** *** *****-****** ********
  • ******* ********* ** ****** ***** ******
  • ******* ******* *********
  • ** **** ***** **********
  • ** ********** ****** ***** ******
  • ******* *******
  • ******** *** ** **** ** *********** visual *******

Camera ******* *******

***** ***’* ******-*** ****** *********** *** weaker **** ********** ****** ****** **** Hikvision (*****), *** ********** ****** **** low-cost **** (*****) ** *** *****, due ** *********** ********* ***** ******** facial *** **** ******* *** ****** behind ****** *******.

*********** ** ****/** ****** *** ***********, with **** ************ ************ ** ****** subjects ********. *** *********** *** ***** average, **** ******* ******* ********* ****** out *** ***** ******* ** ******** in ****** ***** ** *** *****.

Compared ** *******

***** ***** *** *** * *-**** head ***** ******** *** ********* *** platform, ******* ****** **** **** ******** features *** ************, **** * ************* more ****** **, *** ****** ****** control, ****** ***********, *********** *********, *** LPR. ***** *** ********** **** ************** *** ***** ******** ******* (*.*. Brivo, ***, ***************, ***), *** *** rate ** *********** ** *** **** platform **** ****** *******.

***** *** ******** * ******** ******* for *** *** *** *** ***** cameras, *** ******** ************ ***** ******** management-only ** ****-**** ***** ******* *********. While ******* ****** ******-********-**-***** ******************* ** *********(*.*. ****** ***********, ************, ******* *****),****** *******, ***, **************** ********** *******.

Overview *****

** **** **-****** ***** ** ******** the ******* ******** ** *** ***** Eye ***** ***:

Added - ****** ****** ******* ********* / ******* ********

** *** ****, ** ***** **** Eagle ***'* ******* ****** ******* ********* worked ****, *** ******* ***** ******* system ****** *******, ********* ****** ****** online/offline *************, *******, *** ********* ****** health *******:

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************, ** ***** *** ******* ****** Settings ****** ****, ** ****** ****** controls *** ***-**** *********** (*.*. ******* 2FA, ******* ******/******** *******), *** ************ updates.

*** *******, "******* ******* *******", ******** a **** ************* **** ******** *** cloud ********* ********* ****** (*.*. *-**** to **-****), ***** ***** ****** ** the ****** **** ********** ******* *** dealer ***** *****:

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Global **** ********** ********** *********

*******, ** ***** **** ***** ** a ********** *** ***-***** ********** *** what ******** ******** *** ****** ** their ******. ** *** "********" **** account, ***** * ******** ************* ****, the ******** ***** *** *** *******:

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***** *** ******** ******* ********** (*.*. login, ****** ******, ***** *******, ***.) is ** *** ***** ****, ** is *** ***** **** ********* **** access ** *** ******.

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***********, **** ******* ** **** * Reseller *******, *** ******** *** **** not *******. *******, ** *** ***** to *** * ******** ******* ***** as * ******** ****, *** ********* returns ** ***** ********* **** *** user ******* ******:

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**** ***** ***** ********* *** ******* for *****. *******, ***** *** **** that ***-***** ********* ****** ********* ** have ******, *** **** *** *** privacy ******** ** ******* ******* ** video:

****** *** ****** *** *******, *** it's * **** *****. *** *** users ********* ****** *** ******* ** have ******, **** **** **** * burglar ***** ******. *** *** ***** can ****** ******* **** ** *** dealers ***'* *** *** *****, *** still **** ****** ** *** ****** of *** ******.

Added - ******* / ******* **********

***** ***** **** ******* *****-***/***** ********** UI *******, *******, ***** *** **** updated "*******" *********, ***** ****** *******. These **** *******/************* ******* ** ******* multiple ********** *** ****** **** *******:

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Added - *** ******* **** ********* ****

** ***** ******* ***** ******* ****** worked ************, *** ******* *** ** controlled ** *** ******** ****** ****, which ****** * **** ** *** the ****** ** ******** ** *** viewing ****:

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*** ******* ******* *** ~* ****** or ****, ***** ** ******, *** higher **** ***-********** *****, *** ** difficult ** ***** ****-****** ******** ** subjects ** ****-******* *******.

********** *** ******* *** **** ******* by ******* * ******** ***-** ******.

Multiple ****** ******** **

***** ***'* ************ *****-****** ******** ***** well, *** **** ***** ***** ** separate ***-*** ******* **** **** ** be ******** ******** ** **** **************.

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***** *** *****-****** ******** ********* ******* in *******, **** ** ********* ** dropped ***************, ** ******* * ** issue *** *****.

***** *** **** **** ***** ** updating ****, *** *** *** ******* a ********:

***** **** ******* ******** ** ** our ******* *** ********* ***** *********.

Fixed - ****** **** ******

****** **** ******* **** ******* **** requires *** *** ******* ** *** main *.*** ******. **********, *** ******* were ******** - * ******* ****** for ********* *** ****-********** ********** *** a ********* ****** *** *******, **********, and ****** *******.

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**** ****** ************* ********** *** ******* of ****** * ****** *** **** because **** ***** *** *** **** how ** ***** ** **** * camera's ********* ***** ******.

Low ******* *********

** *** ****, ** ***** ***** Eye *** *** ******* *********, ************ measured ~*.* ******* ** **** **** viewed **** *** *** ******:

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******* ** *** ****** *** ** lower, ********* **** **** *-******:

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**** ** * ***** ***********, **** a ******* ******* ** *** ************ we ***** ** ******* *** ******* tests.

Eagle *** **** **** ****** *********** ** ***** *** *****

** *** ***** *** ***** (~* lux) *******, *** ***** *** **** "ultra-lowlight" * ** ****** ******** **** high ****** ********* *** ****.

** * ********** *****, *** ***** from *** ***** *** ****** ** brighter **** ******** *****-****** ******** ********** ***** ******** ***********'* ********, ****** *** ****** ** *** chart ** *********** *** *** *******'* facial ******* *** ****** ***.

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WDR *********** ***** *******

** ****** *** *** *********** ** the ***** *** ****** ** ** exterior ******* *** ***** **** ***** levels ** ~** *** ****** *** ~4,000 *** *******.

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*** ****** ** **** ** ****** to *** ***** ****** ** *** scene ************ **** *** **** ***** overexposing *** ******* *** *** **********. As *** **** ******, * ********** noise ******** *** ****** ********* *** present ********* ****** ******* ** *** camera ********* ** *** *** ******** conditions

Solid ** ******** **********

*******, *** ***** *** **** ******** strong ******** ********** ** ****/** ****** as *** ******* ********** *** ****** and ***** ****** *** *****:

Made ** ***** ** ******

*** ***** *** **** ******* *** manufactured ********, ** *****:

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SigmaStar *** ****

*** ***** *** ******** *** ****** as **** *********. ******* **** *** DD08 ******, ** ***** * ********* SoC, * *****-***** **** ************.

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Pricing ********

***** *** ************* **** ** ***** depending ** ********** (** ** ** 10MP) *** ******* ********, **** **** (management **** **** ***** *******) ** a ****. **** ****** **** $* for **********-**** ***** ** $* *** month *** *****-**** (* ****) **-**** storage, ** $**/***** *** ** **** of ***** *****.

***** *** **** **** **** ******* incorporate ***** ****** **** ****** *** managed ******** **********, ** ****** ****** to ***-***** *** **** ******.

****** *******

***** *** ******** ******* **** ******, depending ** *** ****** ** ********, analog ****** *******, *** ******* ******* (up ** **** ** *****). ****** start ** ***** $*** *** **** for ***** ******** *******, *** *** series.

***** *** **** **** ** *** bridge ** **** ****** ****, **** replace *** **** ** ** ******. Additionally, *** ******* ******* (*** ********* analytics) *** ******** ** ** ***** charge, **** ** ******* ********* ** upgrade **** ********.

****** *******

***** *** ****** ******* ****** **** $150 - ***, ******** ***** ******* with *********** ** *** ** *** with ****/****** **** *******, *** *** 5MP ****.

Firmware ****

*** ********* ******** ** ******** **** used ****** *******:

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

Comments (15)

******** ******* *** ***** *** ** a *******.

**** ** ***** ************ ******* ** the *********** ** ** **** **. SSD ** *** ******* **** **** and *** **** ***** **** *** risks ** **** **. ****?

******* *** ****** *** ***** ** cards ** ** *******. ******* *** Eagle *** *** **-**** ***\*** ** an *******.

* *****'* ********** **** ** ***** a *****, *** ** *********** ** that ** ***** ******* **** ************ increases ****** *** *-* **** **** with ******** ****\***** ** **. (******* consensus *** ************ *********** ***** ** a ******** ** *** ****\***** ******** with ** ***** *******) *** **** this ******* **** ***\*.* *** ***?

** ******** ** ** **** ******** with ** ***** ********* ******\******** **** and * ***'* **** ** **** has ****** **** *********. * ******* SD **** ** *** **** *** currently **** *** *** ******** ** enterprise ****** ******* *** **** *** a *********** *******\******* ********, *.*. "****** to *****".

************, **** *** *** ***** ******** with ***** ********* ********* ****** **-******** either **** ** ******? **** **** be **** *** ** * *******, processed, *** **** **** **** **** a *******. **** ********** ******* ***** and ********* **** *******, ***** ******** uptime, *** ******, ******* ****** ***********, etc. **** *** ****** ** **** detection ** ***** ** * ********* suspect, ******* ********* ** **** ***** responders, *********** **** ********* ** ****** that * *** ** ********* *** wrong ***, ********* ********* ** ****** that ******* ** ** *** **** of ** ********* ******** ** * warehouse, *********** ********* ** ****** **** a *********** ** ****** *** ****, etc, ** ** ** ********** **** to ** *****-*********?

*** ******* **** * ***** ******* about ****** ***** * ***** ***** all *** **** *** ** ********** versus *********. ** ***** **** *** more ********* * ****** **, *** more ******* ** **. ********* ***** protection, **** ****** *** **** ** drawn? ** ***** **** ********** *** SD ***** **** ****** **** *********, it **** ***** ****** **** *******, no? ** **** ********** ** ******\********?

** ***** ********* ************ ******** ** framework *** ***** ** ******* ***** things ** *** ***** *** **** well-informed ********* ******* ** ******* ** manufacturer ********* *** *** ********** ********* of ******** *********** **** **** ********* motives *** ********* (******\******** ** **)

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* ******* * *** ***** **** from *** ******* *********. ******* ****** trigger ******'* *** *** *** ** cards *** ***** ** ****. **** importantly *** ***** *** *** ** installed ******* ** *****/*****/***** **** *** have ** **** * *****/****** ******/**** out ** ** *** *** ******* a ****** $** ** **** ***** the ******* *** ******** ******* *** video **** ****** ****'* *****. **'* not * **** ******** ** ** experience

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** *** **** *** * *** of ** **** ******** **** ******* cameras? * ***** *** **** **** been ***** ** *** ******* ***** that ** * **** ** ***** end ** *** ********.

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** *** **** ** *******, * believe *** **** ** ******* *** camera.

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***** ** * **** **** **** IPVM ** **** *****. * *** these ********* *** *** **** *** since ** *** *** ** ** Card ************ * ***** **** ***% confident ** ** ********. * *** only ***** **** ********** *** ******** that **** **** **** **** *** additional **** ** ***** ** ** out *** ******* ** **** ********.

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** ***** *** **** ** ******* information ********* *** ***** ******* ** the *** ** ***** ****** *** handled?

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******** *** **** ********* ******** ** EEN ** *******. **** *** ******* some ******** ********* ******* *** ***** integration ********.

*** ********, ****** ** - ***** Eye ******** *****-**-***** *********** ***** ** easy ** ****** ** ***** ********* including: ****** *********, ****** ******* *********, facial ***********, ***, ****** ******** **** as *********, **** *********, **** *********... You **** **** ** *** * new **** **** ******* ********** *** can ****** *** ********* ** *********** partners's ****** *** ******* ****** ** their ****** ***. **** ** **** linked **** **** **** *** ******* history ** *** ***** *** ***** be **** ****** *** ******* ******.

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**********: * ** ******* *** ****** AI.

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***** *** *** *** *********** *** I ** *** ****** **** **** it ******* ** ********. *** ******* worked **** *** ******* ** *** year *** ************ ****** *** *********** of *** ****** ***** **** *** face *********** ********. ************* **** ** where ********** ******* *** ** *** fact **** ***** *** ** ***** for *** ** ****** ** ****** an ******** ***** **** * *** party. ** ***** ***** ***** *** no ***** ******* *** *** ***** sensors.

**** ***********"... *** *** ****** *** ********* on *********** ********'* ****** *** ******* alerts ** ***** ****** ***."******** **** **** ** ***** *** case. * ***** **** *** ***** means * *** *** * **** from *** ** ****** * *** user **** ******* *********** (***** ********* with ** **********), *** ** ***** to ***/******/********/*** **** *** ****** ********* by ** ** ******, *** **** must *** ** ******/****** ***/************ ******.

*'** *** ** *** ** ******** with **** *********** - ** * generate * *** ***** **** ***** 'alert' (** '*****') *** ****** ** .XML ******* ********** * ****** ** images (****** *******), * **** *****, a ******** *** *** ******** ** the ****** ******* - **** *** (Sentry **) **** *** ***** ** accept **** .*** *** **** *** it ** *** '***** *******' ** 'event *******'? (** *** ** *** single ****** *** ** *** *** refer ** * ******* ** ******* not * ******** *******, ******** ** API ****.).

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*** *** ***** ****. ****** ** handles ** *** **** *** *** do, ***** ********* *** ***** **** EEN, ** *** ****** ** ******/****** app/other *********** (**. *****) ** **** the ************ ******** ** *****, *** sending ** **** ** ***.

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** ****'* *** ******** *** ***** Eye (** ****** ** *******!) - What *** *** ***** ** ****** 3rd ******* ** **** ****** ** the ***' ***** *******?

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** **** ** *** **** **** soon ** **** ****** ***** **** allow ***** ******* ** **** **** into *** ***********. **'* ******** *** the ***** ***** ***'** ******* ***, but * ***** **'* * **** in *** ***** *********.

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**, ******** ** **** **** ****?

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**’* **** *********, ****!

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***** ** ** * ******* ****, it ** **** *********. ** ** not *** ** *** ****** ********/*********.

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* **** ***** ******* ** ***** eye ******** *** **** *** * few ********

*. *** **** **** *** **** the **** **** ****** ** *** necessarily ** ********* ********** *** *********** integrators *** ****** ***** *** ****** based ** **** *****/*** . **** exactly *** *** ****** **** ? are **** ************ ** **********. *** importers *** ** *** *** **** strategy **** *** * *********** **** implications ***** ***** *** ** ****** on ********* **** *** *** ****** ...so **** ********* *** **** ** the ********** ****** ******* ********* *** nvr ****** *** ******* ** ******. i ***** ** ****** ** *** your *** ****** **** * **** of ********* ******** ***** ** ** improvement *** ***** ******* ********* * more ******** ******* ********** ** ***** failure ******

*. *** ** *** **** ** using *** **** ** * **** effective ****** ** ** ****** ******* at **** *** *** ***** *** send *** ******* ****** ** *** eagle *** *****...**** ******* **** *** preview ****** ******* *** ****** ******** and *** **** ******* ** ********** and ********* ** ***** *** ******* ( * *** ****** ** **** other ************ ******* ** ** ****, 1 ***) . **** ***** ** improved ** ******* ****** ******* ** this **** ** ***

*. *** ** *** ******* *** this **** ** ********** ** ** meet ************ *** ********* ********* ***** video **** ****** * ****** ** site ******* *** ****. *** ******* to ******* **** ********** **** ***** triple *********** ** *** ***** *** this *** ***** ***** ** *** premise ****** ** **** *****.* ***** like ** *** **** ******* ****** a ********* ** ******* ****** ****** which **** ***** ** **** ******* device ***** ** *** ****** ******* functionality ********** ** ***** *** ****** to **** **** * ***** *** stream ******** ** *** ***** ( lower *** ** *** ******/**** ** no ****** ***** ** ** *** conpression)

*. *** **** **** **** ***** cameras **** ** * *** ****

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