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:

[***************]

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:

********

*****

*****

*******

*********

*********

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

 

 

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

**** ** ****/******** 

******* ******* 

**/**

***** 

***** 

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

 

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

**** ***** (*** ******* )

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

***

 

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

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

********

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

********

****

 

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

Login to read this IPVM report.
Why do I need to log in?
IPVM conducts unique testing and research funded by member's payments enabling us to offer the most independent, accurate and in-depth information.

Related Reports

Suprema Biometric Mass Leak Examined on Aug 19, 2019
While Suprema is rarely discussed even within the physical security market, the South Korean biometrics manufacturer made global news this past...
Dahua OEM Directory 2019 on Aug 16, 2019
US Government banned Dahua OEMs for dozens of companies. The following directory includes 40+ of those companies with a graphic and links to...
Biometrics Usage Statistics 2019 on Aug 13, 2019
Biometrics are commonly used in phones, but how frequently are they used for access? 150+ integrators told us how often they use biometrics,...
Proactive CCTV "Only Affordable Video Archiving Solution" Profile on Aug 12, 2019
Proactive CCTV is claiming to offer "the only affordable video archiving solution on the market", reducing the storage typically required for H.265...
Milestone "GDPR-ready" Certification Claim Critiqued on Aug 12, 2019
Milestone is touting that its latest XProtect VMS is "GDPR-ready" with a 'European Privacy Seal'. However, our investigation raises significant...
ProdataKey (PDK) Access Company Profile on Aug 09, 2019
 Utah based ProdataKey touts low cost cloud access, wireless controllers, and no dealer required national distribution availability.  But how does...
Axis Door Station A8207-VE Tested on Aug 07, 2019
Axis newest door station, the A8207-VE, claims to deliver "video surveillance, two-way communication, and access control" in a single device. But...
Avigilon Blue VSaaS Tested on Aug 05, 2019
Avigilon says Blue is a "powerful integrator cloud service platform", easy to set up and configure, quickly scale business, by leveraging cloud...
Dahua Wiretapping Vulnerability on Aug 02, 2019
IPVM has validated, with testing, and from Dahua, that many Dahua cameras have a wiretapping vulnerability. Even if the camera's audio has been...
Cisco Settles False Claims Act Suit For Video Surveillance Vulnerabilities on Aug 01, 2019
Cisco entered the video surveillance market in 2007 and suffered for many years through a variety of its own errors and arrogance. The conclusion...

Most Recent Industry Reports

Uniview Beats Intel In Trademark Lawsuit on Aug 19, 2019
Uniview has won a long-running trademark lawsuit brought by Intel, with Beijing's highest court reversing an earlier Intel win, centered on...
Suprema Biometric Mass Leak Examined on Aug 19, 2019
While Suprema is rarely discussed even within the physical security market, the South Korean biometrics manufacturer made global news this past...
Verkada People And Face Analytics Tested on Aug 16, 2019
This week, Verkada released "People Analytics", including face analytics that they describe is a "game-changing feature" that "pushes the...
Dahua OEM Directory 2019 on Aug 16, 2019
US Government banned Dahua OEMs for dozens of companies. The following directory includes 40+ of those companies with a graphic and links to...
Installation Course - Register Now on Aug 15, 2019
Register Now for the September 2019 Video Surveillance Install Course. This is a unique installation course in a market where little practical...
Axis Suffers Outage, Provides Postmortem on Aug 15, 2019
This week, Axis suffered an outage impacting their website and cloud services. Inside this note, we examined what happened, what was impacted...
Hikvision Scrutinized In The Netherlands on Aug 15, 2019
Hikvision is facing unprecedented scrutiny in the Netherlands, at the same time the US government ban has taken effect. This week, a Dutch...
Axis 4K Camera Shootout 2019 on Aug 14, 2019
Axis' 4K Q3518-LVE claims the "best video quality possible", with Lightfinder super low light performance, Axis' high end Forensic WDR, and...
CheckMySystems Company Profile on Aug 14, 2019
CheckMySystems says that too many users respond, "I get an email when something is wrong" when talking about their video system maintenance plan,...
Hikvision OEM Directory on Aug 13, 2019
The Chinese government-owned and US-government banned Hikvision has become the world's largest video surveillance manufacturer and generally hidden...

The world's leading video surveillance information source, IPVM provides the best reporting, testing and training for 10,000+ members globally. Dedicated to independent and objective information, we uniquely refuse any and all advertisements, sponsorship and consulting from manufacturers.

About | FAQ | Contact