Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2016
on Nov 21, 2016
Hikvision has been the top gaining manufacturer in IPVM's annual integrator survey the past 2 years (see 2015 results and 2014 results). Can they...
Sony and Bosch Combine Forces
on Nov 15, 2016
Two of the biggest brands in the video surveillance industry are joining forces.
Following a wave of industry consolidation and the race to the...
Dahua ‘Duplicitous’ Says Botnet Victim
on Oct 11, 2016
The victim of the record-breaking botnet, Brian Krebs, is calling Dahua duplicitous in its statements about the Mirai botnet. He says Dahua should...
Most Recent Industry Reports
Pelco Favorability Results
on Dec 02, 2016
This is the first in a series of studies of manufacturer favorability. 100+ integrators rated and explained their views of each manufacturer.
Down to $50 IP Cameras From Honeywell
on Dec 01, 2016
$100 IP cameras are literally old news.
And you do not need to buy from spam email vendors anymore to get $50 ones.
CODEC Guide 2016
on Nov 30, 2016
CODECs are core to surveillance, with names like H.264, H.265, and MJPEG commonly cited. How do they work? Why should you use them? What issues may...
Selecting Wood Drill Bits For Installers
on Nov 29, 2016
Running cables through studs is common for roughing in residential and some older commercial installs. To do this, you will need to drill holes in...