Testing Avigilon's H3 WDR Camera

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Feb 14, 2013

Avigilon has long marketed itself as delivering 'the best evidence' but until recently they did not have any WDR cameras. However, their H3 release introduced WDR up to 3MP.

In this report, we share our test findings of Avigilon's H3 3MP WDR camera compared against Axis, Arecont, Bosch, Sony and Panasonic cameras. We do side by side tests for WDR, low light and day time scenes. We also examine bandwidth differences, quality settings and contrast image quality in Avigilon's own VMS vs a 3rd party VMS.

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Comments (1)

On the low light image quality of Avigilon (camera) in Avigilon (VMS), I have seen the same phenomenon with using 3rd party cameras with Avigilon's VMS. A few years ago, I was testing an Axis camera in Avigilon ACC and noticed the same surprising improvements for the Axis camera when displayed in Avigilon in low light. Either way, it's impressive but probably more so if it makes other manufacturer camera's image quality better.

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