Testing Avigilon / VideoIQ Rialto

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Jan 22, 2014

After years of supplying their analytics only on their own cameras, VideoIQ released the Rialto series in 2013, allowing third party cameras to be used. We tested the Rialto with 7 cameras from major manufacturers Axis, Bosch, Sony, and Avigilon (who recently acquired VideoIQ), and put them up against VideoIQ's own HD dome, the iCVR.

We tested in two scenes, an open field, typical of many perimeter protection scenarios:

And a parking lot/driveway, monitoring vehicles in addition to human targets:

In order to answer the following questions:

  • How did VideoIQ's own HD dome stack up against the Rialto with third party cameras?
  • Which manufacturer performed best?
  • What differences were there between 720p and 1080p?
  • Were there any compatibility problems?

Note that this is the first of our tests of the Rialto. We plan to release another comparing integrated IR and thermal camera performance in the near future.

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Comments (16)

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** *** *** ******, *** *** ******** ********* ** ******* VMS?

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******* **** ***** *** ****** **** ******* *******, **** **** FC ******?

***** - ***, ***** **** **** ******* ******** ******** ** Rialto ******** **** ******* ******* *******. *** ******** *** * "thermal/FLIR" **** ************ ********* *** ******* ****** *****, **** ** IP *** ****** *******.

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