Hanwha Wisenet X Analytics and VMD Test

By: Rob Kilpatrick, Published on May 24, 2018

Continuing our updated testing of camera analytics, we tested Hanwha's Wisenet X analytics for over two weeks in multiple scenes, indoors and out, day and night. To see how these analytics perform in real world scenes, we used three cameras:

Checking performance in indoor and outdoor scenes, including:

  • Intrusion vs. Loitering analytics
  • Configuration recommendations
  • False alert performance
  • Detection range
  • Analytics compared to camera VMD
  • P/Q series differences
  • Hanwha VMS/CMS integration
  • Third party VMD integration
  • Tech support recommendations

Readers should also see our recent series of camera analytic tests, including Axis VMD4, Hikvision Intrusion Analytics, and Dahua Intrusion Analytics.

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Summary: ********* ****/********* *****

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***** ********* **** ********* settings (* ****** *****, ~70 ***********), ****** *** outdoor ******* **** ** small *******, *******, *******, and ***** ******* **** effectively **********.

*******, *** ****** ****** regular ***** ******, **** using ********* **** ********* settings:

  • ***** ****:******** ** *** ******'* lens/dome ****** ******** ****** during ***** ****, ** they ***** ****** ****** to ** ********** *** trigger *** ****.
  • ***********:*********** ** ********/******* *** other ******** ******** ****** alerts ** ****** ****** (though **** *** ******** these ***** ****** ** some ************). 

*** ******* ****** ******** detected ******** ** ** average ** ~** ***, with **** ********* ********** across ********* *********** *** fields ** ****.

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

******'* * ****** ******** events ********** **** ******* Wave/NxWitness, ******* ******** ******, and ********* ********, **** bounding ***** *** ****** paths ********** ** *******, as ****, *** ****** in ********* ** **** tested. 

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****** *********** ***** ********* (IVA) *** ** *** * ****** cameras, ***** ***** *** ********* settings and **** ********* ********* settings ***** *** ******* area ***, ***** *****.

Recommendation: *** ********* ******* ** *********

******'* * ****** ********* analytics ** *** ******* a **** ***** ****** on ***** ****** ********* such ****** ***************. ******* ** ****, sources **** ** *******, light *******, *******, ***., triggered ****** *********** **** entering *** ***** ** view, **** ** **** are ******* *** * fraction ** * ******.

*******, *** ********* **** operates ************ *********** ** Intrusion **** * ************ time *****, ***** ****** eliminated ***** ******* ** false ****** ******* ********* detection ***********. ******* ** this, ** ********* ***** Loitering ******* ** *********. We ****** *** *********** of **** *****.

** ****** ***** ************* options ** **** *****:

Loitering ******* ***********

****** ******* ** *** outdoor *****, ***** ********* almost ********** ********** ***** alarms **** ******* ***** and *******, * ****** trigger ** ****** ***** only *********. **** *** course ** * **** of *******, ********* ******* on ***** ***** **** than **** *** ***.

******* ** *******, ********* nearly ********** ****** ****** by ***** ******* ** the *****, ***** ****** near ******** ****** ** both ********* ********* *** VMD.

*** ***** ****** ** outdoor ***** ****** **** using ********* ********* *** heavy ****, **** ******** on *** ****'* ******* frequently ********, **** *** and *****.

Loitering ****** ***********

******, ********* *** *** affected ** *** **** triggers ** ********* **** as ******* ***** *******.

********* *** ***** ** longer ******* ***** *******, however, **** ** *** closet ***** ***** ****** on *****.

Intrusion ***********

**** **** *********, ***** alerts **** * *********** problem **** ***** *********, ********** alerting ** ****** ******* on/off ** *** **** and ******** *****.

********, ******** **** ** blowing ***** *** ***** animals ****** ******** ******. Increasing ******* **** ****** to ****** ****** **** small *******, *** ******* detection ******** ** ******** in *** ********** **** filtered ***.

*******, ** **** *********, rain ******** **** *** dome ****** ***** **** was ** ****** ******** cause ** ********* ******.

Vs. ****** ***

* ****** ****** ** our ****** ***** ** camera *********, ******'* ********* and ********* **** ********* much ****** **** ***** standard ****** ***.

*** ********* **** ********** than ********* ** ******* *******, such ** *** ***** change *****, *** **** shadows, *******, *** ***** animals.

****** *** ** ******** to ***** ***** ********, but ** *** *****, this *********** ****** ** avoid ***** ******** ******* in ****** **********, ***** below.

Wisenet */* ***********

******'* ******* * ****** also ******** **** *********, but **** *** ******* the ****** ********* ** loitering ******* ***** ** the * ******. *******, object *******/****** *** ********/*********** are ********, ****** ***** rules ******* *********** ********* as ********* ** *** configuration ***** *****. 

*** ******* * ****** includes **** ****** *********, not *********. 

Detection ******

*** ****** ******* ****** ******** detected ** ~**-** ***. This ******** ** *** following ******* ******/*** ****** in ******* ******:

  • ***-**** (*** *:*): ~***' HFOV/~90' ********
  • ***-**** (*****): ~***' ****/~**' Distance
  • ***-***** (*****): ~***' ****/~**' Distance 

Hanwha ****/******* ***** ***********

******'* ********* ********* **** their **** *** *** Network *****, ********* ** event ****** ******* ** the "****** *****" ******. ********* are ************ **********, ** users *** ******* ******** events ** *********, *********, appear/disappear, ***** *********, ***. 

*****, * **** ******** is **** ** ******* an ***** ************ ** Wave:

******* ***********

******* ********** ******'* ********* as ****, **** ****** displayed **** ******* *****. Note **** ***** ***** do *** ******** ***, however, ** ********* ** displayed ** *** **** generic "****** ******* *****" in *******.

** ******** ** ********* events, ******* ******** ******** boxes ****** *******, ** well ** ****** **** from * ****** *********, shown ****:

Milestone ***********

******'* ******** ****** ********* with ********* ******** *** of *** ***. *** example ***** ***** ********* used ** ******* ****** in *** ***** ******.

Avigilon/Exacq ***********

******** *** ***** ** not ***** *********** ** Hanwha's *********, **** ****** side ***. 

Hanwha ***** ****** ***********

******'* ********* ********* ********* with ***** *** ***** ****** software, **** ******** ***** displayed *** ****** ************* displayed ** ** ***** list. ****** *** ** played **** **** ** cards ** ****** ****.

Tech ******* ********

****** ******* **** ******* was ****** *** ***** for *************** ** ********** Intrusion ******** ***********. ***** recommended *** *********:

  • **** *** *********** ** default, *** ****** ** will ***** ** ***** rain/snow (** ******* ** lower)
  • **** *** ********* ******* to * ******* ** ten *******.
  • **** *** ***/*** **** to *******
  • ** *** *** *** ******/********* setting

***** *********** ******** ****** not ** ** ******* during ******* *** *** following *******:

  • *** ******/********* ******* *** no ****** ** *********, it ** * ******** alert *** ***** ****** on ** *** *** no ******. **** **** in ****, ***** *** default ******** ***** ***** misses ** *** ****** and ******* ***** *** the **** ****** ***** triggered ****** ** ** reduced.
  • ********* *** ** * default ** *** ******* would ***** *** ********* alert ** **** * person **** ***** ******* in *** *** ** the *****, **** **** the ********* ******* ** a ******** ***** *** does *** ******** **** the ********* ******** ** loitering ***** ***** ***** in **** ****. *** ********* setting **** *** ** impact ** ************ ** the ********* *******. 
  • ******* *** ***/*** ******** to ******* ****** **** in ****** ******, *** users ****** ** ***** of *** ***** *** between **** ***** ********* and ***** ****** ** smaller ******* ***** ********** the ******* ***** ******** for ** ******* *****.
  • ***** ******* *********** ** default ****** * *** of ****** **** ***** alerts ** ****** **** as ****** *******, ***** animals ** *** ********** and **** ** *** outdoor *****. ** *** indoor ***** ** ****** consistent ****** ** ****** like ***** ******* *** reflections.

Versions ****

*** ********* ******** **** **** in **** ****:

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

Comments (27)

***** **** *** ** a ****** *'* ******* *** *** ********* setting *** ******* *** loitering ** * ****** setting *******.

*'** ** ********** ** hear *** ** **** for ***!

**** ** ****** ***** to *** ****? ***** loitering *** ********* ********* is * ****, **?

*****, *'* *** ***** to **** **** ******** on ***************************** ** ** *** only ********* **** * switched *** *-****** **** ******************** * ***'* **** a **** ********.

**** **** - ** my ***** * ***** never *** ***** ********* for * **-**** *****.  I ***** **** *** a ***** *** ** Microwave *** ****.  * use ***** ********* *** long ***** ************ ***** traditional *** ************** ***** be *** ****** ** install, *.*. *,*** - 1,400ft *********.  ******* ** this * **** ***** tests ** ******* *****.

******, ****** *** **** first *******! ** **** to ** ***** ***** (all ** ****, ****, Dahua, *********, ******, ***.) to ********* * ********. We ***'* ****** *** 'trust ** ***** ****', (1) ******* ** **** to **** ****** ******** results, (*) *** *** they *** ******* *** (*) because **** ** ****** do ***, ** ** least ********, ***** ***** analytics / ***.

* **** ***'* ******** with **** ******** *** many *********** **** *** want ** **** *** **** and ***** ** *** in ** ******** ********, so **'* ********* *** them.

** ***** *** ***** things *** **** ** to ****, **** **** to *****.

 

**’* ** **** *** not ********* ** *** an ******** ******** *** solve *** ********* *****: We **** ** *********** hardwired ** ****** ** product **** *** ** powered ******** **** **** cameras *** *********** *** event ******** ** (*******) the ****** ** ****. (And * ******* ** other *******.)  *** *** even ****** “****** *****” events ** *** **** good ********.  * ***’* begin ** **** *** how **** ********* ********* jobs ** **** ** behind *** ** **** drops, ****** ****, ***** nests, ***  **** * very ******* *** ****- With ******* *** ****** planning, **’* ** **** more **** *********, *** will **** ******* *********, and *** ******* ******** detection **** *** ** verified ******* ***** ** do ** **** ******* upfront ******* ** ******* man ***** *** ******* calls ***** *** **** (imho).

*********** ********* ** ****** of *******

**** ** *** *****? As * ******* ****, it's ****** ** **** the ******** ***** **** to *** * ********** term **** '***********' ***** people's ******* ** **** is '***********' ******.

***** ** ****** *** camera ************ ***'* ***** in * *** ******** with ** ******* *********.     

***** *** * ******* of ******* **** *** detectors *****-** ********* **** residential *****. *** *******, I ****** ****** * Costco *** ******** **, like ****:

*** ** ** *** more ******? * ****** cost *** ** * Costco *** *** ** it, ** ***'* ** that *********. *** ***** issue ** ****** *** often **** ***** ** used ** ************ ***********, which *** ** ***** if *** *** ***** is *****. **** ********. Good ********.

***, ***'* ***/**** ******* on *** ******* *******, but *** *** * PIR ** ********** ***** cameras? ***** **** *** be **** ******** **** most ********* *** ********* more ******** **** ***** motion *********? 

* ***** *** ******* *** ************* **** *** * *** and *** ***** *******. Maximum *** ***** *** 20 ****, *** ***** for *** ******** ********.  

**** *****- **** ***** is ** *****! :)  The *****' ***** (*****) is ****** $**** *** the ****' (*****) ** around $****. 

******, ** *** ****** environment ************** **** ** ******. Camera ***** ********* ******* false **** **** ****** Motion *********. ** *** us *** **** ****** it's ***** **** ********* ******, it's *** ******* **** as * ********** *** an ******* ********* ********* system.

* ********** ***** ***** because **** **** * performance ******** **** ******* manufactures and ********** **** ** **** drive *****. 

******, ** ********** ** working **** ******* ********* is **** ***** ********* allow * **** ****** stability **** *** ** Microwave ** ***** ** false ******. *** ***/********* ***** need ***********/******* ***** ******* of **********, * ******* stuck *********, ***** ******, *** lighting *****-** ** ********* else *** **** *** can't ***. **** *** video ********* *** *** actually *** **** ** causing *** ***** ***** and *** ****** **** the ****** **** *** you're ****. ********* **** Avigilon ***** ** ********* many ** ***** ***** alarms **** ****. ** I **** ** *** thousands ** ******** (*********, PIR, *********, *****, ***.) for * ***** ***** at *** *******, * can *** **** ***/********* are *** ** *** *** *** volume ** ***** ******. Securing * ******* ********* (45-90ft) **** *** ** indeed * **** ******* solution ******** ** ********* but ** *** *** you *** **** *** pay *** :) ** the *** ** ******* is ****** ********** ** the **** ******** ****** monitoring ********* ***** ****** don't ****** ******!

*** ***** ** **** the ***** ********* **** are ***** **?

 

**** ***** ** *****, thanks ******.

 

* **** *** *** those ******* ********* ***, i **** * ***** share ** **** **** of ** ********* ***** people **** ***** **** analytics ** ***** ********* detection ******.

***** *** *** ******* great *******! 

****** ********* *** ********** in *****.
***** ********* ****** ** *******, than ********* ***** ** Association ******.

*** ****** ***** ** to **** ** ******* Milestone ** *** *** Hanwha ******? 

*** *** ****** ** this ********?  ******, **** camera(s) *** *** *****?  I **** **** **** of *** * ****** cameras *** ***** ***** the ***** ****** *** most **** **** ******* to *** *** ****** driver.  * ***'* **** if **** ** **** you *** ********* ** or ********* ****.  ** you **** *** ******** camera *****(*), * *** look **** ** * little ****.

***-***** **** *********** ****, but ***** ********* ********* I ** **** ** check ** *** *********. 

**** **** *** *** using *** ****** ****** pack ***** ****** ** the ****** ********* ** the ****** *******.

***** *** *** *** great ******.

* ****** ** **** the ******** ** **** myself *** *** ***** me *** ******.

** ***** **** ** unfinished ********. *** ***** for **** ****** *** rather ** *** ****** regular ***.

*****-************ ******* **** ***** Intrusion *** ********* *********, for **** *** *****-*********-**********.

*******. *** *-****** ******* which **** *** *****-*********** PNM-9080VQPNM-9081VQ ** **** ** the *** ***-****** **** the *********/********* ********* ** board.

 **** *** **** **** be ******* *** *** Axis ***** *****?

***, ** ** ** the **** *** ***** in *** ****.

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