Vivotek 4K S-Series Camera Tested

By Derek Ward, Published Sep 30, 2019, 11:24am EDT (Research)

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*** *** ** ***** ******** **** up ** ****-***** ******? ** ****** and ****** *********-****** **** ***.

**** ** *** ****** ** *** continuing ****** ** ******* ** ****** testing, ********* ***** ***** *******:

****** ****:******** ************* *** *** *. ********** ***********?*** ** **** **** ***** ** cameras ** ****** ****.

*******

** *** *****, *** ******-**** *** some ******* *********:

  • ****** *** ***********:*** *********** *** ****** ** ** exterior *** **** *****, **** ***** details ******* ****** *********, ** **** areas ** *** *****, *** ** motion (**** *** ******* ********). *** FD9391-EHTV *** *** ** *** ********* performers ** ****** **** ********.
  • ******* ***** ******* *****:***** ******* ** ******* ****** *** solid, **** ******* ****** ************ *** to ****** ***** (~**-** ***).
  • *** ***** ***** *******:*** ******* ******-****'* ***** ****** *** H.265 ******** **** *** ******** ** many *********** ** ******, ~* **/* on ******* **** ******** ****** ** the ***** ** **** *****, *** ~1.5 **/* ** *** ****.
  • ******** ****** ********* *********:*** ******-**** ***************'* ***** ****** ********* (*** *** full ****), **-***** ********* **** ****** ***** alert **********, **** ****** **** ******* VMD ** **** ****** *********.

*******, ** ******* **** **** *** issues, ** ****:

  • *********** ** ************:** *** *****, ******** ****** ~**' range **** ***********, **** ****** ******* difficult ** *******. ******** ** ** exposure ************ ******* *** *** ********* in *** ******'* *** *********.
  • **** *** ***** ***** *******:** *** ***** ****** (~* ***), gain *** *********** ********** ****** ***** quality. ******* ****** **** *** ******, with ******** ****** ~**' ********* ** silhouettes.
  • **** *.*** & ********* *** ***********:*** ****** ** **** ***** ********* in ******* *** ********* ***, ********* H.265 *** *.*** *******, ****** **** VMD, *** ****** **** *********. ***** VMSes ********* **** *.*** *** ****** VMD.

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Size **********

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Physical ********

*** ***** ***** ******* *** ******** features ** *** ******* ******-****:

Mounting *********** ******* ** ************

*** ****** ************* ******* ***** ** LEDs *** **** *** ************ ***** on * *****-** **** ******, ******** with * "***** ****" ****** ** the ******'* *** *********:

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***** ****** ****** **** *** ******** style ******* *** *** ******'* ****** mounting********* ** ** **** *** *** turn **. *** *******, ** *** image *****, ** *** ****** ** "wall *******" (**** ******* **** ** wall) *** *** ****** *** ** wall ***** *** ************ ** *** left ** **** ***** *** ****. If ** ** *** ** ******* mount ** *** *** *********, **** illuminate. *******, ** ** ** ******* 90° *** ******** ****, ********* **** are ****.

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** ***** ******* ***** **** ***** as ** ***** ** ********* **** LEDs *** *** **** *** ** the *** ******* ** *** *** changed *** ******** **** *** **** responded:

******-**** ** ********* **** (*) ****** which ***** ******** ****** *** ******* rotation ****** *** **** ******* ****** per ***** ****, **** *** ********* numbers ** ** ************ ***********. *** design ** ** **** *** **** experience **** ********** ** ************ *** less ****** **** ******** ** ** reflection ***** ********* ************/*********. *****, *** behavior ** ** *********** *** ** different **** ***** ****** ********* ***** type, *** ** ** ********* ** select *** ******* ***.

IR ************ ***********

** *** *****, *** ******* ******-****'* severely *********** ******** ** ***** **** IR **, **** ** *** ****** and ***** ** *** ***:

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**** ************ *** ** **** ******** at ~**' ********, **** *** ****** barely ******** ******** ** ** ****** despite *** ************.

Subject-Overexposed-As-He-Walks-Through-Scene gif

**** ************ ************* ******* *** ***** details, ***** *****.

Weak *** ***** *** **** *******

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** ~**' ******** (~** ***), *** light *** **** ***** ******* ******, with *** ****** ****** ** ******* recognizable ******* ** *** ******* ******* a ********** **** ***. **** ***** details *** ************ *** ******* **** artifacts, ** ****.

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** ~**' ******** (~** ***), **** low ***** *** **** ****** ******* to ***** *********, ** ******* ***** obscures *** ******* *** **** *****. A *** ********** ** **** * of *** **** ***** *** *******, but ****** ** ** ******* ** the *******.

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WDR *********** ******

** ****** *** ******-****'* *** ******* and ******** *******, **** * ~*** differential ******* ******** *** ******** *** levels.

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** ******, ******* *** **** ******, with ******** ******** ******* ** ******* overexposure ** *** ******* ** ** moves ******* *** ****, **** *** background ******* ******* ********.

Exposure-Even-and-Consistent-as-Subject-Leaves gif

Lower **** ******* *.*** ********

*** ******* ******-****'* ***** ****** *** H.265 ******** **** ***** **** ******* in **** **** ***** *** **** scenes (~*.** ***) **** ******** ******. These ******** *** ***** **** ******* other ** ******* ******, **** ** the*********************** *** ********** ** ************ **-******.

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**** **** ***** ************ **** ***** with ******** ****** ** *** *****, with ******** ******* **** *** ******.

VMS ***********

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Accurate ****** ********* *********

*** ******-**** ******** *******'* "****** *******-*******" people ********* *********, ****** ***** ****** Detection (***). ** *** *****, *** avoided ***** ****** ** ******* ***** trigger **** ********* *** ****** ***, including *******:

** **** ** ******* *** ******* vehicles (**** ****** ********* ** *******).

*** ***** ******* ** ***** **** on ******, ***** ****** ********* ** highly ***********.*** *** **** ** *** *** full *******.

******* **** ****** ******* ********* ***** a ******* ********* ****** ** ***** Smart ***, ****** ** ******** ** additional *******.

Trend ***** ***** ******** ********

************, *** ******-**** ******** ***** *****'* IoT ************* ***** ***** ******* *** blocks ****** ********, **** ** ***** force *******, ******** ** ******** ********, and ****. ******** ******* *** ******* events **** ** ****** ** ***** party *** *** ****** ****** *** data *** ** ********* *** *******'* VAST ******** (***** *****).*** *** **** ** *******'* ***** Micro ****** *** **** *******.

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Country ** ******

*** ******* ******-**** *** **** ** Taiwan.

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Test **********

*** ****** *** ********* ***** ** testing **** * *** *********** ** standardize ******** **** **:

  • ******** *** *** ** * ******* of */***
  • *.*** *** *******, **** ***** ****** III ******* (****)

Versions ****

*** ********* ******** **** ****** *******:

  • ******* ******-****: *****

Comments (1)

Users should beware that the mounting style setting and the camera's actual mounting must match or IR LEDs may not turn on.

if it knows how it’s mounted, why does it ask?

is it the AI showing off?

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