Ring + ONVIF Cameras Tested

By Rob Kilpatrick, Published Apr 27, 2022, 10:09am EDT (Research)

******'* **** ** ****** ** ***** one ** *** ******* ********** ** cloud ******** ************ ******* - *** lack ** *****-***** ******* ** ****** ONVIF-compatible ******* ** *** **** ***. But *** **** **** ** ****?

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**** ****** **** **** ** ******* from ****, ********, *****, *****, ******, Hikvision, *******, *** ******* ** *** how **** ****** *** ***** **** did ***.

******* **** ***** - **** *** party *************' ***** ******* ****** *** some *** *** *** *** *** various *********** ******* ******** ** ***** standard ********. *******, ***** **** *** connect ****** **** ****'* *********, ****** a *********** *********** *** ******** ** using *****, *********, *** ***** ***-**** recorders.

*******

****'* ***** ******* ** **** ******* compared ** ******* ****/***** ** *** surveillance ********, *********** **** *********, *** streaming, **** ** ****** *************, ******, or ***** ******** ******** ** ***** current ********, *** **** *.*** ** supported, *** *.***, **** ********** ******* to *****.

** *** *******, ******* **** ****, Dahua, ******, *********, *******, *** ******* were ********** *** ******** ******** *** the **** ***, *** ***** **** Avigilon *** ***** ***** *** ****** (though **** **** ********** ** *** added ** *** **** *******). **** had ** ******** ** *** ***** manufacturers *** *** *******.

****'* ********* ****** **** ** ********* third-party *******, **** ** ***** ****** during *** ****** ** ******* *** accurate ********* ** ****** *** ********, though ******* ********* **** ********* *********** if ******* ****** ****** ******* *** package *** *** ******.

*** ****** *** ******** ***********, ************ no **** **** ** ******* *********. We **** **** ** ************ ******* and ****** ** **************.

Competitive ***********

*** ***** ******* *** ************ ***** monitoring + ***** ************ (*.*., * to ** *******), ********* ***** *********, this **** ******** ***** ** **********, as *** ** **** ** ********* for **** $*** * ****.

******** ** ******* **** (*.*., *****, Hikvision, ***.), **** *** **** *** limitations:

  • ************ ********: **** ******** * ******* Pro ************, $**/***** (** $*** *** year) *** ********, ** ******* ***** cameras. **** ********* ***** *** ****** with ** ********* ****.
  • ** *****-** *** *******: ***** **** connect ******* *** ** ******** *** switch, ****** **** *** **********, ***** many ************* *** ***** *** ****** with *****-** *** *****.
  • ******** ********** ********/** ***** ******: ***** must ******* *** **** **** ******* to *** ******** *** ***** *** to ****** **** ** ******** *****, regardless ** ******* ***** ** ** cloud ******* ** ****. ***** ** no ****** ** **** *** **** station **** *** ***** ******* ****.

*******, *** ***** *** **** ******* includes ****'* ********* ********* ********, ********* professional ********** ** *** ******* *** subscription, ** **** ** * *****-****** ********** *****-** ****** *** ********.

**** *** **** ** **** ********** to ***** ********** ******* *** *** of ***** ********, ** ******* ** purchasing * ******** ***** ******, ***, router, ***., ****** ***** **** *********** networks *** ******** ******* *** *** find **** *********.

Not ***** **********

******* **** *** *** ****** ******* Amazon *** ******* ** ***** *** the ***** *** **** ******* ** not ********** **********.

** ********* ***** *** ****** *** about ****. ** ********, ***** *********, "We **** ******* *** ******* ***** and *** **** ** **** ******* to ******* *** ******." *******, *****, still ******* ******/**** *** ********** *** members ** *****.

*******

** ******* ***** *******, **** ******** an***** *** **** ************ ****** ** $*** *** ******, as **** ** *** ********** *** plan, $*** *** **** (*** *******).

Alarm *** **** ******* ********

*** **** ***** *** **** *******, the ****** ********** ******* ***** ******, ** ******** ** ***** ** add *****-***** ******* ** *** ***. Older ********** **** ******** *** *** supported. ******* *** ** ******** ** local ** ******* (*** ********) ** to *** *****.

******* **** ** ********* *** ******** PoE ****** ***** *** **** ******* has **** ***/*** *****.

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H.264 ****, *** ***** **********

** ***** *** *** *****-***** ******* to ******** **** ****, **** **** use *.*** *** ***** ** ***** resolution. ** * ********* ****** ** set ** * ****** ********** ** H.265, **** ** ** *** ******* below, **** ***** *** ******'* ****** immediately.

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**** *** ** ******** ***** **** repeating ***** ************ *** ***** *** comment ** ****** ***** *** ****** resolutions ** *.*** *******.

***. ** ***** *** *** ****** to ** **** ** *** **** app, *** ********** **** ** ** 1080p.

********* ** ******* ******* ** *** H.264.

Manufacturer *********** *** *****

****, *****, *********, *******, *******, *** Hanwha ******* **** *** ********** ** and ***** ** *** **** ****** without ******, **** ********* *** ********* functioning ********.

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******** *** ***** ******* **** ********** and ***** *** ** *** ******, but ***** *** ******.

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**** **** **** **** *** ********** to **** ** ******-******** ****** *** simply ******** ***** ************:

*** ******* **** ** **** *** requirements **** *** ** *** ******* detailing*****-********** *******. ** **** ************ ****** * number ** *****-********** ******, *** **** not **** **** ** **** **** all ***. ***** ******* *** *** be ********* ******* **** ***’* *** meet *** ************ ** ******* *** user *** ** **** ********** *******, specific ** ***** *******, ** ***** settings. ** *** ********** ** **** cameras ** **** ********* ******** *** address ***** ***** ** ******-******** ******.

** ********* ** ******* *** ******** and ***** *******, ****** ********** *** framerate ********, *** **** ***** ******** changes ***** ** ****** **** ** Ring, *** **** ***** ****** ** connect **** ********.

No ****** ************* ** **** ***

******* ***** ** *** **** *** have ** ********** ************* ******* ***** than ******** *** **** ** *** camera *** ******* * ********* ********. There *** ** ******* ** ****** resolution, *********, ** ***** ***** ******** common ** ******* ***** ************.

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Encryption ************ ******

*** **** *** ******* *** *.* encryption *** **** **** *** * notification ** *** ****** **** *** meet *** ************.

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** ***** **** **** **** ******* had *** *.* *******, *** ********** notice ***** ******** **** ** *** not *******. **** *** *** ****** camera *********/*********** ** *** ***.

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Ring ********* *********

**** ****** ****** *** ******* ********* to ** **** ** ********* ***** cameras, *** **** **** ** **** not ******* ******* *** *******' ******* analytics ** ***.

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Solid ****** *********

** ***** **** ** *** ******* person ********* *** *****, ********* ***** person **** ****** ******* *** ***** at ***** ** *** *** ** did *** ***** ***** ** ***-****** objects ** *** *****.

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Package ********* ********

******* ********* *** ********, ********* ******** a *** *** ******* ** *** lobby *****.

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*******, ** ***** **** ******* ********** may ********* ** * ******* ***** between *** ******* *** *** ******, momentarily ********* **.

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Versions ****

*** ********* ******** **** **** ****** testing.

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