Hikvision Video Analytics Tested

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Feb 04, 2016

We tested Hikvision's video analytics on six Hikvision models, ranging from entry level to high end Hikvision cameras, in this outdoor test scene:

We tested against Avigilon's advanced analytics and Axis' Video Motion Detection 3 to see how they compare.

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