Hikvision People Counting Tested

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Mar 09, 2017

People counting has historically been a difficult task, requiring specialized cameras, expensive software, and careful camera placement. But in the past few years, low cost camera manufacturers have begun offering this analytic in their cameras at no charge.

We tested people counting on 4 Hikvision cameras, including the 4025, Darkfighter 6026, 4585 4K dome, and the 4526 IR dome, to see how it performed in multiple scenarios, checking:

  • Count accuracy
  • Missed counts
  • Doubled counts
  • Recommendations for setup
  • Reporting functions
  • Integration

See our full results inside.

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