Favorite Wireless Manufacturers 2019

By: IPVM Team, Published on Jun 12, 2019

Many wireless options exist for video surveillance but how are integrator's overall favorites?

170 integrators answered the question:

What is your favorite wireless manufacturer for video surveillance applications? Why?

This is the successor to the Favorite Wireless Manufacturers 2016 report.

Inside we analyze the results, show you who was the clear favorite, which 2 companies are moving up and what this says about overall wireless usage in video surveillance.

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*** *********** ******** *** question:

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  • ******** *** *** ***** top ******, ********* ****** half ** *** ********, a ******** ******** *************** ******** *******.
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  • ***** *** *** *** gainer, ****** ** * high-end ***** ********.
  • ******** ******** ** ********, down **** **** * votes ** **** *** the *********** ** *** long ******* **** ***** 2000s **** ****** ** $50 ******* ** ** funding

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******** ********* *****, **** more **** ******** *****, was ***** ** ****** 50% ** *********. *** most ****** ******* *** using ******** **** *** cost ** "*****", *********** and *********** (*** *******):

  • "******** - **** *****. Reliable, ********, **** *** failure ** *****"
  • "** **** **** ***** Ubiquiti *** **** ** our *************. *** *********** with *** ******* *** the ******* ******** / viability / *********** **** it ** ****** ** remain *** **-** ********"
  • "******** - ********** ** it *** ** ******** in **** *********. ***** very **** (***** **** to *** **** *** support ******)"
  • "** ********* *** ******** for *** ******** ****** applications. ****** *********** *** fairly ********. *** **** ScanSource *** ******* **** support **** ***** ******** an **** ****** ********."
  • "********. ** ** **** effective *** **** ** setup *** ***. ******** is ** **** ******* and ******* ************ **** time ** ****. *** US *** ** ********** out ** *** *********."
  • "** *** ******** *** and **** ***** ***** are **** ** *****, work **** *** ****** well"
  • "********, ******* **** **** competitive ***** & ***** feature & ***********"
  • "******** - **** ** configure *** *******, **** economical ** *****"
  • "******** *** **** *** wireless ******** ** ****** at * **** *****"
  • "********. ***** *** ***** well."
  • "********... ***** *** ** works *****!"
  • "********, ***** *** **** product **** *****."
  • "********, **** ** ***, not ***** ********"
  • "********. **** **. ***********"
  • "********. ***** *** *********."
  • "** *** ******** *** to * ***** ******* offering, *** ******, *** good ***********."
  • "******** ********. **** ** setup *** * ********, available *******."

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**% ** ********** ********* indicated ** *** ** wireless, ** ** ******** manufacturer, **** **** ~**% in ****. ******** ** reliability *** *********** **** noted *** ***** **** don't *** ********.

  • "****, ******** ** ****** for **** ******** ****"
  • "***'* **** *** *********. I **** *** **** is ********* ** *** time"
  • "**'** ****** ******** **** it ***** ** ******** solutions *** ***** ******* with *** ******** ********** partners."
  • "** **** *** ********* any ******** ********* *** continue ** ** ******** CAT6 *************"
  • "** ** *** *** wireless *** ***** ************"
  • "** ***** *** ******** for ************ **** *******"
  • "* ***'* *** ********"
  • "****. ** **** **** from ********."
  • "*/* ** ** **** install ********* ******* *** constancy *** ********"
  • "**** ** **** ****."
  • "***'* *** *** ***** like ** *** ******* so ** *** ***** using"
  • "** ****** **** *** ventured **** **** **** much ** ***"
  • "******* ** *** ************ we ** *** *** wireless"

*** ********** ********** ********* his ****** *** ********:

**** ** **** ****** me ***** ** ******** place ** *** ******* is.

Fluidmesh - **** **** ****

**** ******** **** *% of ********* ** ****, Fluidmesh **** ****** ** Ubiquiti **** *************. *********** and ******* **** *** key ******* ********* *** using *********:

  • "*********. **** ** *****. Inventory ******* *********. **** technical ******* ** *********, if ********. *** *** encryption ********* ** ** option"
  • "********* ****** **** *** FM3200 **** *** *** go ** ******* *** wireless ******** **** ***** surveillance. **** ** ****** due ** *********** ** the *******, ***-***** ******* and ********* ******* ** the *******. **** ******** is ********** ********* *** be **** ********* ******** to ******** ***** ** about **% **** **** Fluidmesh."
  • "********* *** ****** **** my ** ** *** to *** *********** ******** bandwidth ********* *** ****** been * **** *******. I **** **** ******* into ******* *** **** not ********* * *** yet. ******** ** *** of *** ******** *** me. ***** **** *** the ********* **** **** Hikvision ***** ***** ***."
  • "*********. ******* ** ** and **** **** **. Nice *** *** ****** street ******** ***** ************ from ***** ** ***** can ** *********."
  • "** **** *** * lot ** ******* **** Fluidmesh **** ****** ****'** on *** **** ********* side. ***** ********* ** fairly **** ** *** up *** **** **** nice ******** ** **** you *****."
  • "*********. **** ** *****, throughput"

Siklu - ** *********, **** **********

***** *** *** ******** in *** ********* ** 2016, *** *** ********* by *% ** ***********. Lack ** ********* *** throughput **** ****** ******* for ***** *****:

  • "***** - **** ** install, ** *********"
  • "** **** **** ***** Siklu ****** **** * lot ** *******. ***** is ** ********* ******** and ********** ** ***+"
  • "******** *** **** *** small *********. ***** *** bigger *********."
  • "*****, **** ** *** and ***** **** ********* has ******* ************ *** uses *** ****"
  • "***** **** ** **** lots ** ********* *** don't **** ** **** with *** ********* ******."
  • "*****. ******** *******."

********* ******* -*******

*** **** ***** ************ with ******* ********, ****** lower **** ****** ***** here, ********* (*** *******), ***** ********** *** higher *** ********:

  • "**'** **** ******* *** higher *** ********."
  • "******* ********. ********** ********** in *** **** (******** skyline), ***** *** **** over ***** *********. ***** where ****** **** ******."
  • "******** - **** ***** and ***********. *** ******* at ******* ** **** however *** ** *******."
  • "******* ******** ******* ** the *** *************** ********; virtually ********** ******* ************ from ***** ********* *******."
  • "** ***** *** ******** for ************ **** *******, but ** * **** where **** ** *********, we ***** ****** ******* Networks *** ***** ******** products. ** **** * very ****** *** **** relationship *** * **** positive **********"

Everything ****

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***** ******* ********** ******** overall ****** ** ******** video ************ ***** ****** no ********* *********** ** Ubiquiti ** *****, *** now.

** *** **** *** years, *** ********* ****** of ** *** **** more ********** ********* *** it ***** ** * factor *** *** ********* heavy ***** ** ***** surveillance. *******, **** *** how ** **** ****** is ******* ** **** moment.

Comments (9)

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** * *** **** of ***** ** *** switches ** ****

** **** *** ***** success ***** *****.

*'* * ****** ********* at *********** ***** *** of ********'* ****** ******. When * *** ******* the*/*****************, ** ****** **** everybody *** *********** ***** Ubiquiti ******* *** ***** firmware *******. **********, **** is ** ***** *'** never (*********) ***********, *** it **** ** ****** to **** **** **** instead ** ******** ***********.

** ** **** ****** and ****** ***** **** to **** ********** ********* the ***** ******** *** not ** ******** ************** of *** ******* *******. 

**** ** **** ****** me ***** ** ******** place ** *** ******* is.

******* ** *** **** candidate.

* ****** *** ******* would ** ********** ** some "*** ****** *** projects"? ** ******* ** me **** *** ****** end ********, ** ***** other ******. *** **** I ******, ******* *** not **** **** **** more ********* **** ********, which ** ****** *** priced.

***** **** **** *** the ****** *** ******* products? ** ** * good ***** *** *****.

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