Genetec Kiwi Intrusion Detector Analytics Tested

Author: Rob Kilpatrick, Published on Nov 27, 2018

Genetec has built Kiwi Security's Intrusion Detection analytics into Security Center, aiming to simplify deployment compared to separate camera based analytics.

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We tested Intrustion Detector to see how this compared against leaders from our IP Camera Analytics Shootout, examining:

  • Configuration and calibration requirements
  • Outdoor false alert performance
  • Snow/rain false alert filtering
  • Indoor false alert performance
  • Detection range/PPF requirements
  • CPU/GPU load impact

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Positive - ****** ********

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Negative - ****** ******* *****

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Notable - *** ****

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Complex ***** *******

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Strong ***** ***** ********* ***** ******* *************

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no-alerts-on-small-animals

False ****** ******* ** ****/****

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no-alerts-on-snow-rain

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snow-rain-filter-does-not-impact-detection

False ****** ** ***** ***** *******

*******, ********* ******** ******** **** ***** ****** ** ***** ***** changes, **** ** *** ****** ***** ****** ** *****. ** did *** ***** ** ***** *******, **** ** ******* ** reflections ****** ** ****** *******.

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Long ********* *****

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Increased ***** ****** ** **** *****

********* ******* ** ****** ****** ****** ** ******** ***** ******, caused ** ***** ******* (**** ** ******** ***** *****) ** the **** ** *** ***** ** ****. ********* ******** *** capable ** ********* ******* ************ ** ~***' **** *** ******* (~490' **** *****), ****** **** ********* ***** ********** **********. ***** detections ***** ** ******* ** ******** ************* ******* (*.*. ********* dwell **** ** ******* ******** ********), *** ***** ******* *** not ********** ****** ***** ******.

long-range-detection-increases-false-alerts

CPU *****/******** ************

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cpu gpu usage

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Drawbacks ******** ** ****** ********* (********, ****, *****, *****, *********, ***.)

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Comments (12)

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