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Assa August Smartlock Pro Tested
on Nov 07, 2017
Failures and set backs in the smartlock business have been commonplace (e.g., Lockitron Admits Failure and issues from our 2017 Kevo test).
Avigilon Access Control 2017 Examined
on Nov 01, 2017
For more than 4 years, Avigilon has been in the access control business, since their May 2013 acquisition of RedCloud.
Since then, Avigilon has...
Hikvision vs Dahua Access Shootout
on Oct 26, 2017
Dahua and Hikvision have spent heavily expanding internationally in video surveillance.
Now, both companies are looking to do similarly in access...
Assa Abloy Acquires August
on Oct 25, 2017
The mega access control manufacturer, Assa Abbloy, has acquired one of the most well funded access control startups, smart lock...
Most Recent Industry Reports
Amazon Cloud Cam Is Poor (Tested)
on Nov 17, 2017
Retail behemoth Amazon has entered the surveillance market with the Amazon Cloud Cam, the eyes of its just-announced Amazon Key delivery...
Nest Secure Alarm System Tested
on Nov 16, 2017
Google's expansion continues, this time into home security with their Nest subsidiary's move into alarm systems.
They paid more than a...
Hikvision China Criticizes The WSJ
on Nov 15, 2017
Hikvision, through the Chinese government's authoritative news service, has criticized the WSJ investigation into Hikvision.
PoE UPS Tested (Energy Reconnect)
on Nov 15, 2017
In security, backup power is important, but most often requires UPS systems or extra cabling to devices for low voltage power.
Now, some have...
Hikvision NVR 4.0 Improvements Tested
on Nov 14, 2017
Hikvision has released firmware version 4.0 for select NVRs, touting two years of research and development, and claiming "the new generation GUI...