VMS Mobile App Shootout - Avigilon, Dahua, Exacq, Genetec, Hikvision, Milestone

By: Sean Patton, Published on Oct 01, 2018

Mobile VMS apps are a critical interface for the modern surveillance user.

But who does it best and worst?

We tested 6 manufacturers - Avigilon, Dahua, Exacq, Genetec, Hikvision, and Milestone to find out:

vms mobile apps shootout

We tested them across 11 categories rating each strong, average or poor, as the preview below shows:

Inside, we detail the full results including who won and lost and how the systems performed across each of the 11 categories, including 6 video screencasts, one for each manufacturer in the shootout:

****** *** **** *** a ******** ********* *** the ****** ************ ****.

*** *** **** ** best *** *****?

** ****** * ************* - ********, *****, *****, Genetec, *********, *** ********* to **** ***:

vms mobile apps shootout

** ****** **** ****** 11 ********** ****** **** strong, ******* ** ****, as *** ******* ***** shows:

******, ** ****** *** full ******* ********* *** won *** **** *** how *** ******* ********* across **** ** *** 11 **********, ********* * video ***********, *** *** each ************ ** *** shootout:

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Performance ********

*** **** ********, *********** rankings **** ******* **** 2 **** ** ********: Basic *** ******** ********.

***** ******** *** ******* as *** ****** ***** performed *** *** ******** of ************ *****. ***** consisted ** **** ** viewing **** *** ******** video, *****-****** *******, **** interface ****** *** *** ease ** ********* *********.

***** ** *** *****, Mobile *** ***** ******* performance ***** **** ***** groups:

  • **** **********:***** *** **** ********* Apps **** *** *** performers *******, ******* ******** in * *** ** the * **********. *******'* Security ****** ****** * was ****** ** * out ** * *** didn't ***** ****** ** any ********.
  • ******* ***********:***** **** ****** **** in * *** ** 5 *****, *** ****** in **** ** ******/******** which ******* ** ** Average. ******** *** **** strong ** * **********, and **** ** **** Interface ******.
  • ***** ***********:*******'* ****** ******** ****** Mobile * ****** ******** in **** ** ******* Live *****, *** ******* or **** ** * out ** *** *. Milestone ****** *** ******* in *** * ********** and *** *** ******* strongly ** *** ***** Feature ****.

******** ******** *** ******* as **** ****** ***** more ****** ******** ** Enterprise ************, *** ******** by ************ ******** ********* on * ***** *****. These ********* ** **** notifications, ******/******** ***** *********, exporting/bookmarking *******, *****, ****** quality ********, *** ****** control *******.

***** ** *** *****, Mobile *** ******** ******* performance ***** **** ***** groups:

  • **** **********:***** *** * *** performer ** ******** ******** as ****, ******* ******** in * *** ** 6 **********. ***** **** scored ******** ** * of *** * **********, but ****** ** *** remaining *. ***** ********* Mobile *** *** ** the ***** ****** ** Basic ********, **** ********* strongly ** **** ** the ********** *** **** poorly ** ***** *******.
  • ******* ***********:**** ********* **** ********* identically ** *** ******** Features *****, * ******, 2 ******* *** * poor *******. *******'* ****** Security ****** ****** * only ****** ******** ** 1 ******** *** ********* poorly ** ***** ******* and ****** / ********* Event *******.
  • ***** ***********:******** ********* ****** ** half *** **********, ******* many ******** ******** ** the ***** ****. *******'* Security ****** ****** * also ****** ****** ** 2 **********, *** ******* in *** ********* *.

**********, ******* **** ****** v5 **** *** **** advanced ******** **** *** upcoming **.* ******** ****** release.

Summary ** *******

**** ***** ***** *** full ******* *** **** Mobile *** ******* ********. Some ** *** ******** like "******** *******" *** "Ease ** ******* **** Video" ****** ******** **** most ****, ***** "****** Control *******" *** "******/******** Events" *** ******* ** poor ******* **** **** of *** **** ** the ****.

*** *** ***** ** the ***** ** ****** a ****** ****:

Key ***************

*** ********* * ****** were ***** **** ****** the **** ******** ******* manufacturers:

  • **** ********* ******: ***** *** ********** designs ******* ****** ***** and ***-******** ****** ******** allow ********** *** ******** everyday ***** ** ******** tasks ******* *** *********.
  • ****** / ********* ***** Support: ***** ****** *** analytic ***** ******** *** common ** *** ******* and *** ************* ****** investigation *****, **** *** not ****** ** ****** Apps. **** **** ** the **** ****** ******** any ****** ** ***** searching.
  • ********* / *********** *****: ***** **** ** download ***** ******** ** the ****** ******, ** bookmark *** ***** ************* and *********** ** * later **** ** ** important ******* *** * Mobile ***. **** ******** and ***** ** *** offer ********* ** ***********.
  • ***** *******: ***** ******* ** a ***** *******, *** while ******* *** ********* support ***-*** ***** ** their **** *** *******, they ** *** ******* any ***** ** ***** mobile ****.
  • ****** ******* *******:**** **** ** *** Apps ******* ****** ******* door *******, *** **** manufacturers **** ******* ** in ***** *** *******.

Criteria *** ******* ********

** *** ********* ******, we ****** **** ************'* Apps ******* ** **** criterion, ****** ******** ******** in **** *** ***** it ********* ******** ** poorly:

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Many **** ********* **********

**** **** ******** ** bad **** ******* *** likely ** ** ********* for ********** ***** *** for ******** *****, ** may *** ******, ********* on *** **** ** issues.

****** ***** *** *** a ******* *** ***** advanced *****, ******* **** learn ***** ********* *** through **********. ***** ******** users **** ** ******** more ** ******** *** actions, ****** **** *******, and ******* ********* ******/****.

Unlabeled / ********* *******

* ****** ******** ** unclear ******** *******, **** no **-*** **** *** user ******* **** ** find ******. ***** **** buttons, **** ** ********, layout, ** ***** **/*** are ***** *** *********, others *** ****** *** obvious ** ************* *****. Additionally, ******* **** ******* such ** *********, ***, etc., ******** ** ******** when ***** ******** *** not *********. *******, **** simply ** *******.

**** *** *** ******** of ***** ****** *******, typically ********* *** ******** with * *****-***-***** ****** icon. *******'* ****** ******** Center * **** ****** the ******** *** ******** buttons **** ****, ** eliminate *** ******** *********:

Hidden **** ******

*** ***** ******* ** poor **** ********* ****** found ** ******** *** Exacq ****** **** ** hidden ***** ********* * press-and-hold ****** ** *** video ****. ********'* *****-***-**** hidden **** *** **** not **********, *** ***** required *-* ******** ** bring ** *** **** / **** ***** ****:

Motion / ******** ****** *******

*** ****** *** ****** / ********* ****** *** based ** *** ***'* ability ** ****** *** motion ** ***** ******** events, *** **** ******** the **** ** ********* for ***** ***** ** date *** ****. ********, Dahua, *****, *** ********* performed ******, ********* ****** event ***** ** ****** from. *******'* ******** ****** Mobile * *** ******** an ******* ***** *** providing ****** *********** ** the ********, *** *** providing * **** ** results. *******'* ****** ******** Center * *** **** Hikvision **** ****** ****** because **** ** *** provide *** ****** ** analytic **** ** ******.

*** ******** ** ****** performers **** ***** *** Dahua, *** ***** ********* for ****** ** ***** events:

Exporting ******* *******

*** ****** *** ********* / *********** *** ***** on ** **** ******* to ****** ******** * video **** ******* ** the ***** ** ******** the ***** *** ***** downloading ** *** **** VMS ******. ****** **********, Dahua *** ********* ***** you ** ****** * video **** ******** ** the ****** ****** *** offline ******* *** *******. Both ** *******'* **** also ******** * ****** score ******* ********* *** be ******* **** ** while ******* ********, **** are *********** **** ** the ******* ********* ******.  Milestone's ************* ******** ****** average ******* ***** **** can ** ******* *** reviewed ** *** ****** and *** *******, **** are *** ********* ** the **** ********* ***** Client. ******** *** ***** scored ****** ******* **** do *** ***** ********* or *********** *************.

** ******* ** * strong ********* *** *******'* Bookmarking ********:

***** *********'* ************* ******** performed ****, **** ****** average ******* *** ************* are **** ******** ** the ********* *** ****** and *** *** **** Smart ******.

Snapshots ****** *********

***** ***** *** *** a ******** *** ********* snapshots, *****, *****, *** both ********* **** *** a ******* ** *** app *** ******** (*******, deleting, *******) ********** ******** images. *** * **** received ******* ****** *** capable ** ********* *********, but *** **** ** leave *** *** ** view *** ***** ** the *****'* ******* ***** gallery.

** ******* ** * strong **** ****** ** Hikvision's ****-**** "******* & Video" ****:

Cloud ******** ************

******* ******** ***** ***** was *********** *************** *** Cloud *******. ***** ********** and ********* ******** ******* end ***** *** ******* to **** ***** ******* without ****** ** *** up ****-********** ** ******* a *** ******.

********* ****** *** ***-******* cloud ********** ******* **** both *** ***-******* *** iVMS-4500 ****, ***************** ******** ********* ****** in **************** ************ **** **********. While ***** **** ****** a *** ***** ********** function, *******, ** ** managed *** ****** ******. Unlike ***-*******, ** ** not ********** **** * central ******* *****, ***** device *********** *** *******. 

**** ******* ***** ** the ******** **** ***** cloud ******** **** ***** offerings ************ ******* ******* ******** ****** Cloud *** **********, *** not **** ***** ******* VMS *********. ************* ***** ***** ** 2019*** ****** ****** ** their *******. ********* *** no ****** ***** ********* for ***** ****** ***.

Only ***-******* ******** *********** **************

* ******** ******* **** was **** ********* ** Hik-Connect *** *********** **************. This ** * ****** security ******* ******* ** some ******* *** ******* apps. *** ****** *** feature ** ******* ********** first, **** ** ******* you *** **** *********** to **** **:

Simultaneous **** *** ******** *** ******

* ******** ***** ** most *****, ******* **** and ******** ***** ** the **** **** *** only ***** ** ********* Mobile *** *******'* ******** Center ****** *. *******, in **** ****, *** are ******* ** ******* live *** ******** **** the **** ******, *** only ******* ****** ****** playback.

**** ** ** ******* of *********'* ***:

App ******** ******

  • ******** *** ****** * (2.2.4)
  • ***** **** **** (*.**.***)
  • *********** ***** ****** (*.*.*.******)
  • ******* ******** ****** ****** (5.0.902.3)
  • ******* *** ****** ****** (4.0.167.0)
  • ********* ***-******* (*.*.*)
  • ********* ****-**** (*.*.*)
  • ********* ****** **** ** (12.2)

Comments (44)

****, **** **** ** this. **'* * ******* topic *** *** **** IPVM *** *** ***** by ********* *** *********.

**** ** *** *** shootout ** ****** **********, i.e., *** **** ** use, *** **** ************* is ********* *** ******** cameras (******, *******, ********, configuring, ***.).

*** ***** *** ***** of ***** ********* ** include ** ******* (*** *** ****** ******** - Avigilon, *****, *****, *******, Hikvision, *********), *** ** ******* up *****, ** **** be ****** ** ******* Optix ***** *******. ** did *** ********** ***** they *** *** ******** near ** *** ** these *. *******, ***** Hanwha's ****** ** ******* Optix (** ****) *** ******'* ********* growth, ** ** ********* to *** *** **** or *** ******'* *** contrasts ** ***** ******.

****'* ***** ***** * was *****. ****** ****!

** ***** ** ****** for *****-****** ****. ***, they **** **** **********, but **’* *** ****** the ****. **** **** a ****** ****, ****** camera ***, *** **** doesn’t ******* **** **** Hikvision ** ***** **** that *** **** ** to ** ******* ****. 

*********** **** ****...

**** ******** ******** *** in *****? ***** **** support *** / **** ID *** *** ****. It's ****** **** **** some ***** ****** ******* these ******** **** *** target ******* *** **** *** ***** ************ businesses *** **********..

********* **** ****** ** what *** **** ********* have *** *******. * have ** **** **** to ********* * *** as * **** ******.

********* ****** *** *** Client **** *** ***-****** authentication *** * ****** while.

"...** ** ******** ** apply * ***-**** ************ process *** ***** ********* the *** ****** *** the ******** *** ****** or *** ********* ****** application. ** ******** ** the ****** ******** *** password-based ************, **** ***-**** verification *** *** ****** sends * ****** ***-**** code ** *** **** via ***** ** ***. The **** ** **** permitted ****** ** *** system ** *** ******* one-time ****** **** ** provided."

**** ******* **** ****** platform *** **** ** test ******* ** *** i **** ***** **** there *** ***** *********** between *** *** *** the **** ************ ***. Also **** ** *********** perspective ******** * ********** of ********** ******* *** apps ** *** ********* platforms. ********** ************* **** the *****, ********** ***** on *** ***, ** customers ********* **** *********** when ******* ****** *** their ******* ****** ***'* the **** *** *** use ** * ***** basis. * **** ** iPad **** **** *** this ********* *** *** often **** ******* ***** function *********** ** ** android ******.

** **** ******* ****** devices (***** *** **" Tab), * ****** ***** 2XL, ** ****** *, and ** ****.

** *** *** *** a *** ** *********** in *** *** *** Android ****, ** *** try ** **** *** obvious *********** (*******'* ****** Security ****** * **** supports *****-****** **** ********* on *** **** ******* of *** ***, ***). 

* ***'* *** **** 100% *********, *** ** an **********, *-* ***** ago **** * ******* implementing ****** **** ** customer *****, *** ************ of *********** *** ******** was **** ******* ******* Android ** ***, ***** scaled **** ** ****** specific ****. * ***** that ** ********* ** the ******** *** *********** as ****.

***** ****.

* ********* ******** **** the **** ****** ***** to *** ***** ****** App.  

*** ****** ****** **** a "*** ****" ******** in ***** *** **** a ******* ******** (*** your ***?) ******* *** setup **** *** *****.  I ***** *** ***** find ********* ********* ******* doing ****.  

*** ***** ****** *** is ****** ********** ** configure ** *** ***** try *** ****** ****** requires * ***** **** to *** **.  *** iVMS-4500 ** *** ***** hand ******** ****** **** hand-holding.  *** *** "******** QR ****" ******* ** worth ****** **** * bonus ****. 

****** *** *** ******** Scott.

*** ***** ****** *** is ****** ********** ** configure ** *** ***** try *** ****** ****** requires * ***** **** to *** **

**** ***** *** *** refering ** **** *** impossible ** *********? ********* curious ****, ** ** didn't ***** *** **** on *** ******-**** ****** for **** ********, ** maybe ***'** ******** ** something *****, *** * didn't ****** ******** ****** setup.

** *** ** * novice **** ***** **** to **** **** *** recorded *****, **** **** almost ********* ****** ** steps, *** ** ****, Exacq's  ****** * ****** window ** ******** **** easier ** ******** **** iVMS-4500 *** ** *** preview ******, *** ** indicates ***** ******* *** online *** *******:

*** *** ***** **** both ********* **** **** a **** ****** *** graphical **********, *** ***** on ***** ************* *** user ********* ****** ********, all * ****** ****.

#* **** ****** * new ****** ** ***** mobile *** **** ** be **** ** ******* to ** ** **** moment ** *** ***'* save **.

#* **** ****** * system ** ***** ****** the ** **** ****** after **** ** ****** names ** ******* ******* Exacq ******'* ** ******** to ******** *** ******

#* **** ***** ** above *** *********** *********. This ******* **** ****** users *** ***'* **** usernames *** **** *********. 

#* *** **** ***** you ***** ********* ** hidden **** **** *** requires *** ** ****** down ** * *** that ** *** ********* scrollable.  **** ********* ********* phone *****

#* *********** *** *** saved ***** ** ** or *** *******. **** generates ********* ***** *****

***** ** ****, *** it ****** ******* *** picky *** **** ** related. ***** *** *** typical ***** **** ********** 

****** *** *** ******** feedback.

* *** *** **** #2 ** ** *** case ** *** ******* of *** *** * tested, ** * ***** exacq.ipvm.com, ** *****'* ***** any ****** ***** *** periods.

**** **** #*, **** might ** * ****** related *****, ******* **** of ** **** ******** of *** *** *********** the ***** ****** ** the ********.

* ***** **** *** hidden ******** ***** ** poor ******, *** * slider ********* **** ****** once *** ***** *** box *** "******* ******* credentials"

* *** *** **** to **** ** ** or *** *******, ***** you *** ******** **** up.

 

*** ***** **** *********** or *** * *** them *** ** *** same ***?

**** *** *********** ** each ************. ****** ****, I *** *** **** to *** ** *** Hivision ** ***** **** would **** ** *** versions ** *** ** Dahua ****. *** ****** use ****-**** **** * Dahua *** *** **** versa (* ****** **** today, **** ** **** sure).

*’** *** ** **** an *** **** *****’* work **** *** ******* apps. 

* ******* ** ****, I **** **'* * silly ******** *** ****'* what *'* **** ***!

******! **** *********** ** read.

****** *** *** **** of *** ********: **** arguable basic/advanced ******** *********, ***********, *** marks *** **********.  

****, "*****" ****** *** about ** ********* ***********, it ****** ** ***** majority ***** ***********(**** **** people ******/**** ** ****).

*** *******: ****** ******* control *** **** ************* should **** ***** "*****".

** *** ** *** have aquality ******* you cannot optimize quality for your low bandwidth channel playback(3g/4g), which really makes it difficult to use( you may end up having 0.2fps ). 

*** ****** (*******, ******, porn ***** *** ) have ******* ********.

 

Push ************* - it's very expectable features for most users, also. I try to be objective(our mobile app does not have it yet).



* ***** *** *** multichannel **** ** *** "Advanced". ******, ****'* *** user ******* *** ****** users? ** **** **** to *** ************ **** than ******* *******?

 

 

** ****** ***:

**** ** ****/******** 

******* ******* 

**/**

***** 

***** 

*** (*** ******* )

 

********:
****** ( ******, ******)

**** ***** (*** ******* )

****** *******( **** ***********)

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**** ****** ****.

** *** ** ***** apps ******* *** *** of *** ****** ******* inbuilt ****** ** ** IP ******? ******** ******* to ** ******** **** to *** ***?

******.

********* **** *** ****!

** ***** *********, ********* does, *** ******* ****** Security ****** * *** does ** ****.

****** ******** **** ? I ***** ** ** important *** *** ************.

********* *** ** **** iOS *** ******* ****.

***** *** *** ***** the *** ********.  ***** job! 

*******, * *** ****** an ***** **** * hope *** **** ******* with *** ******** ***. 

  1. *** *** **** **** than *** **** ***** at * ****.  
  2. *** *** **** **** more **** * *******.  I **** *** ** much ** * ******* and **** *** ******* available ** *** **** (just * ***** ****).  Once *** *** ** least * ****** ** the ***** ******, ******* blank ****** ******* *********.  That ***** **** *** can ************* **** **** of ******* ********** ** one ****. 

**** ***** ****** **** I **** ********** ***** the *** ***:

  1. **** *** *** ******* to **** ********* ***** at *** **** (** needed).
  2. ** *** *** *** audio.  **** ****** *** to ******* * “****-****” if ***** ** * speaker ** ******** ******* at *** ****.
  3. *** ***'* **** ** load * ****** *** camera ** * ****.  If *** **** ***** views ** *** ******, you *** **** **** the **** ***** **** in *** ***.  **** is * **** **** saver *** ** ******** *********** between ************.

***, * ******* ***** that **** **** ** improve *** *** (********** adding *****).  * ** pretty **** *** *** version ** *** *** will **** *-*** *****.

****** ***** *** **** service ** *** ********.

 

* ******** ** ******* video *** ****** **** scored ******* ** ****** of ************ ******* ******* they **** ******* * single ******** ******, *** support ******** **** *******. Let ** **** ** that ***'* **** ***'** referencing. (* **** **** reads *********, *** * am **** ****** ** be ***** **** ***** part ** *** ****** I ** ******* *****).

***** *** *** **** clarifying *** ****** ***** the *******, * *** not ****** *** ********** view **** ** ******* during *******. ****, ***** is * *** ** 8 ******* *** ** cameras *** ****** (****** in *******), *** **** can't ** *****/***** ** views ****** ******** *******, unlike *** ***** ** favorite **** ************ ** some ** *** ***** applications.

****'* ** *********** ***** about *** ***** **** down *******; * ***** to ******** ******* ************ about *** ******** ******* criteria **** ****** ****** in (****** *******, *****, Exporting). *** ******* *** I ***** ** **** not **** **** ***** of *** ******** ** speaker ************.

****** *** ***** ******* the ****** *** **********.

****,

***** *** *** ****** the **** ** **** clarification.

********* *** ************ ***** views:  *** ** **** display ******** **** ***** at *** ****.  * have ********** ********* ** many ** ** **** video ***** ** *** screen (** ****** ** is ************ ***** ** a ***** *** *** point ** **** ** can ** **). 

********* *** ***** *****:  Saved ***** *** ********** be ******** ****** ******** devices.  **** *** ***** view *** **** ***** in *** ******, ** is ********** ** *** user ******* (**** **, for *** **** **** has ********** ** *** those *******).  ** **** point, *** ****** **** a **** ** *** app *** **** ********* that ****** ***** *******.  However, * ***’* ***** that ** * **** function ** **** ******.  I ***** ****** **** those ********* ******* *** client ******** *** ** done ** *** ******* user *****.  ****, ** can ** ****** *** across ********, ******** *****, etc.  ** **** ***** loading *** ******* ** the *** ** **** easier.  *** *** ********* just ****** *** ***** view *** ** ********* all ** *** *******.  This ***** ** ********** helpful *** ***** ***** with **** *******.

********* ******** ********:  ***, the ****-**** **** ****.  In *********** **** *** push ************, * **** could ********* ******* *********** to ****** ***** ** talking ** *** ***********; just ** *** *******.  It ** *** **** a ******* ******** *******…. It ** **** *** to **** ****!

* **** **** ******* your *********.  *** ** know ** *** ***** like ************* ** ******** else. 

*'** ****** **** ** much ** ** *****, by ****** *** ***** in *** ****** *** dragging *** ***** **** an ***** ****** ** the ***. * ******* at ** ** ***** my ***** ** * customer.

****** ******** ********* ?

********* ******** *** ******* only.

** **** ******* ****** side ********* *** ******* cameras. 

*** ** **** *** it ***** ****.

******* ******** ******

* ******** ****** ** milestone ******** * *** years *** *** ******** “we **** ***** **** this” ********* *********’* ****** app. *’* ************ ** see ** ***** *** not ******** ** * significant ***. * **** their *** *** *** end ***** ** **** with ***** *** **** the ******. ****** *** some *********** ** **** in *** *** *** distant ******.

*** ****** ***** *** Digital ******** ******** ***. Amazingly ****** -  ************ with *** ****** ********.

****!!   , **** * saw *** **** ** this *******.....*** ****** ****** for *** ****** ** include *** *** ******* app's **** *****, ********** and ******'* **** *** even ****'* *** ******* NVR ******.   ***** *** the *********** ******* ********** companies....who *** ****** ** the ***** ********* ******.....

*** ****** *** *** above **** *********.....** **** we *** * **** Systems ********** *** ******** and ****** *******........*** ***** are *** **** ********* that **** ******** ******* for ***** **** ****** integration *******.  **** ** the ********* ****** ** the ******* ******* ********* in *** **** ******.......

********* *** ****** *****/ creep **** *** **** market *** ** *** low ****...*** * *** drivers *** *** **..*** some *******.......*** **** *********** I **** ******* ****.....

 

****

 

*****://*******-********.***/***********/*******-********-*********-***-********-****-**********-******-***-**-********-*****-****-**-**/

 

 

***** ** ********** *******, we **** **** ********* VMS ************* ***** **** the ******* ****** *****. Our ***** ***** *** is ****** ***** ** the **** ******* **** VMSes (*.*., **** ******* shootout ******).

** ***'* **** ******** so *** ******** ** to **** *** ********* that *** **** ****** used.

*******, 

***** *** **** **** be *** *** **** active ** *** ***** / ******** *********** / residential ******. **** ******* on *** ************ / commercial ******.

** **** ******* **** that ****, **** *** CE ***'* *** ****** brands:

***** ** ******** ****** is *** ** ***** market *** **** *** not ** ********** / professional ********.

** ***** ****** ** some ***** **** *** consumer **** *** ************ and *** ***, *** focus *** ********* *** companies ** ********** *** different.

** ******* ******? (******)

*******,

** ***** ******* ***** / ****** **** ** our ****** ***** ** testing (*** ****** ********** *******) *** **** ******** to ******* **** ** tests ***** *******. * would ****** ******* ***** / ****** ***** ** near *** *** ** the **** *** ************* to ******* *** ****** mobile *** *********.

****,

** *** **** ****** a ****** ********* ** only ********** ** ** is ********* ******* **** hook ** ** * home ******* ******.....

*** *** ******* ** the *******.....*** ****** *** existent ** *** **** space.

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

**********

****/********/********* ** ******

***** ***** ***** ******* with ********

**** ** **** **** of *** *****...*** **** cameras ****.....*** ***** ***.    **** ******* ******* have ******* **** **** directly **** ***** **** end *******.....*** ****.

**** ******* *** ********** Control4 *********** *******.....*** ** the ********** *****, *** business ***** ** ****** vendors **** **** ** around *** *** **** hall.....as *********** ****** *********** have ******* *** * very **** ****** ** time......cheapest **** ** **** the ******** ******....*** *********** is.

 

*** ***** ******* ******* in *** **** ****** are:

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**** **** **** **** the ** ****** ** the **** ******* ****** app *** ******* ** the *** *************.  ** the **** ***** ********** is ***** *** ******* vendor **** **** ****** good *********** **** **** control ****** ** *** most ******* ******.  **** just ********* *** ****** ago, **** *********** ** the ******* ****** *** with ***** ***.   **** home ******* ****** ******* only ******* *** ********* of *** *** *** can **** *** *** results *** *** ***** output ** *** ***.  Elan **** ******* *** incorporated ********* *** ******* and ******* ** *** recorded ***** **** *** home ******* ***....** *** don't **** * ********* app ** ****** ****** the ***.   **** ******** year * ****** **** other ******* ** ** such *** *** *** control *******.....

*** *** ***** ******* market *** **** * large ******** ** *** CEDIA ***** **** ***********......

 

*** ******* ***** *** report *** **** ******* to **** ***** ******** cloud ****** ********* *****.

******* *** * ***** Mobile *** ****** ******* Mobile. **** ******* *** that *** *** **** for * ********?

**** **** *** ********* last *******, ****** ** was ********. ** *** a******* ******** ****** *.* Test** *****, ** *** still ** **** ****.

**'** ****** **** **** in *** **** ******, Sean ** ** ******** this ****, ** * am **** ****** * high ***** ******** ** what ** **** ****.

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Avigilon Blue VSaaS Tested on Aug 05, 2019
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IP Camera Browser Support: Who's Broken / Who Works on Dec 10, 2019
For many years, IP cameras depended on ActiveX control, whose security flaws have been known for more than a decade. The good news is that this is...

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