Vivotek "Neural Network-Powered Detection Engine" Analytics Tested

By: Rob Kilpatrick, Published on Sep 17, 2019

Vivotek has released "a neural network-powered detection engine", named Smart Motion Detection, claiming that "swaying vegetation, vehicles passing by, or animal activities in the scene will no longer trigger" events.

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IPVM tested this on Vivotek's FD9391-EHTV, examining:

  • How accurately does it detect humans walking, running, and crawling through the scene?
  • Does it avoid false alerts on animals, foliage, rain, and other common outdoor sources?
  • Does it avoid false alerts on shadows, lights, and other common indoor sources?
  • How far can it detect people?
  • How difficult is Smart Motion Detection to set up?
  • How well does it integrate with various VMSes?

******* *** ******** "* neural *******-******* ********* ******", named***** ****** *********, ******** **** "******* vegetation, ******** ******* **, or ****** ********** ** the ***** **** ** longer *******" ******.

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**** ****** **** ** Vivotek's ******-****, *********:

  • *** ********** **** ** detect ****** *******, *******, and ******** ******* *** scene?
  • **** ** ***** ***** alerts ** *******, *******, rain, *** ***** ****** outdoor *******?
  • **** ** ***** ***** alerts ** *******, ******, and ***** ****** ****** sources?
  • *** *** *** ** detect ******?
  • *** ********* ** ***** Motion ********* ** *** up?
  • *** **** **** ** integrate **** ******* *****?

[***************]

*******

*******, ***** ****** ********* was **** ********, ********* people ******* *** *******, day *** *****, *** avoiding *** **** ****** indoor *** ******* ***** alert *******, **** ** shadows, *******, *******, ******, and ***** ****/******** ** the ****. *** ** these ******* ******** ********* many ***-** ********* *** even **** **-***** ****.

*******, ** ****** ** detect ****** ******** ******* the *****, ***** ******* says ** ****** * training ***** *** *** be ********* ** ****** versions.

************, **** ********** ** dwell **** *** *********** were ******** ** ********* false ****** ** *** test ******, ****** ***** adjustments **** **** ****** time *** *** *** require *** ******* *********** or ********.

*******, ***** ****** ********* integrated **** ********* ********, Genetec ******** ****** *** Vivotek's *** ***** ***, but *** *** ********* in ********, *****, ** Nx *******.

************

***** ****** ********* ** available ** ** ****** on ****** ******* ******. It ** ********* ********* in * ******, *** Vivotek ***** ** *** the ******* ** *** models ** **** *** released.

Accurate *******/******* ****** *********

****** *******, ****** ******* upright ******* *** ***** were *** ****** *** or ***** **** **** walked ******* *** ******** calibration ****.

Vivotek-Smart-Motion-Accurately-Detects-Humans-Walking

****** ******* ******* *** scene **** **** ******** accurately.

Running-Subjects-Detected-Accurately

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

*******, ***** ****** ********* does *** ********* ******** subjects. ******* ***** **** this ** * ***** limitation ** *** ******* version *** ***** ******* people ********* ****** ******* is ******* ** ****** upright ******* ******* ****. [[check ****: **** **** to ********* ******** ********* in * ****** *******.]]

Crawling-Humans-Missed-Completely

Most ******* ******* ** ***** ****** *******

********, ****** ******* ** false ****** **** ******* by *******'* ***** ****** Detection, **** ** ***** animals ****** ******* *** scene (* ***** *** shown *****).

No-False-Alerts-From-Large-Animals

*** ******** **** *** not ******* ** ***** animals, **** ** *** cat ***** ****:

No-False-Alerts-From-Small-Animals

*******, ******* *******/******** **** not ******** ** ******, nor **** **** ** an ******** ****.

No-False-Alerts-On-Vehicles-Or-Foliage

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

***** **** *** **** drops ** *** **** did *** ******* ***** person **********, *** ** the **** ****** ***** alerts *** *********.

No-False-Alerts-On-Heavy-Rain

Common ****** ******* ** ***** ****** *******

*******'* ***** ****** ********* ignored *** ****** ******* of ***** ****** ******* such ** ******* ***** changes, ***** *****, ***** frequently ********* ***-** *********.

No-False-Alerts-From-Massive-Light-Change

************, ******* *** ****** going **/*** ** ******** rooms **** *** ********, also ****** ** ***** analytics.

No-False-Alerts-From-Shadows-And-Lights

False ****** ** ****** ****/********** ****** ******** ************

*** ** *** ******* above ******** ** ******** changes ** ******. *******, in *** ******* **** the ****** *** ***** near * **** ******, false ****** ********** ************ occurred. ******* *********** * slight ******** ** *********** and ** ******** ** dwell ****, ***** *********** stopped ***** **********.

Person ********* ** ~***'/~** ***

** *** *****, ***** Motion ********* ******** ******** people ** ~***'/~** *** on *** ** ******-****. However, ** ** ****** that ******** ** ********* on * ***** ********** stream, ****** ****** *** requirements *****, *** ** could *** ****** ****.

Humans Reliably Detected At 125'  (25 PPF Using 4K FD9391-EHTV)

Simple *****

***** ****** ********* **** requires *** **** ** input *** ****** ** the ******, *** * region ** ********, *** toggle ****** ********* **. The ****** ************* ******* camera **** *** **** using * ***** ** gyro ****** *** ************* calibrates *** ****** ********* area (*** **** ***** below).

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

*** **** ****** ***** which ********* ***** ****** Detection **** ********* ******** and ******* ******** ******. It *** *** **** in ********, *****, ** Nx *******.

Genetec ******** ****** ***********

***** ****** ********* ********** with ******* ******** ****** using ****** ****** ******, the **** **** ****** unit **** ****** ********* and ****** "****** **" and "****** ***" ** event *******, ****** *** then ***** ** *** event **** **** * person ** ********.

Integration **** ******* *****

***** ****** ********* ***** integrates **** ******** *** VAST2 ***, ********* ***** search *** ****** **********, viewable ******** *****/****** ******, and ****** **********.

Integrated-With-Vivotek-VAST2-VMS

****: **** ********* ******* VAST2 *** ****** ********** the ****** **** ******* a ****** ******* ********** can ********* ***** **** of *** *******'* ****. This ****** ********* ** turned ***.

VAST2 Dot Circle Obscures Object (Cannot Be Disabled)

Teardown - ********* *** ****

*** ******* ******-**** **** a********* ****** **** ****** SoC***** ******** * ****-**** ARM ********* *** ************ *********** ** ********** ******* intelligent ******** ************ **** as ****** *********, ********* defense, *** ***** *********

Versions ****

*** ********* ******** **** used ****** *******:

  • ******* ******-****: *****
  • ***** ****** *********: *.*.**

Comments (11)

** ******* ** ****** crawling ****** ** * training *****? * ***** that ***** *****. *** neural ******** **** ** be ******* ** **** to ****** *** **** weren't ******* *** ******** people ***.

*** **** ****** ** some *** *********...

** ****** ***'* **** in *** ** *** ways *** ****** *** been ******* ***, **** they ** **********?

** ***** ****, *** announced * *** ******* for ********* *********:

** *********** ********** #*,

*******'* ***** ****** ********* actually ******* *** "*****" of ***** *** ** is **** ** ****** so ** **** ** the ***** **** **** is ***** ** *** detection ****. ** **** to ******** ***** *** staff *** ***** ***** and *** *** **** our ** ****** *****.

****** -

***** ******* ******* *** SoC ****:*** ******* ******-**** **** a********* ****** **** ****** SoC***** ******** * ****-**** ARM ********* *** ************ *********** ** ********** ******* intelligent ******** ************ **** as ****** *********, ********* defense, *** ***** *********

******* **** ******* ******** NDAA ********* ****** **** support ***** ****** *********. Please *** **** ******* at******* **** *********.

*** *** *** *** such * ****** *** arround *** *****?

** **** ********* ** camera ** ** **** only ********** ** *** Vivotek ***** ***?

*** *** *** *** such * ****** *** arround *** *****?

** **** ********* ** camera ** ** **** only ********** ** *** Vivotek ***** ***?

**'* *** *** ***** Motion ********* ***** ******** boxes **** * ***** is ********, **** ******** in *** *** ********* or ** ***** **** view/playback.

***** *** *** **** reply!

*** *** **** *** human ********* ** ***** with *** ***** ** IR ****. *** *** could *** ****** ****** at *****?

*** *** **** *** human ********* ** ***** with *** ***** ** IR ****. *** *** could *** ****** ****** at *****?

***, ** *** ****** at *****, ********* *** the **** *****/***, *** camera ****** ~** *** to ****** * ****** in **** ******, ****** a ***** ***** ***** need * ****** ******/****** sensitivity ******** ** **** tracking ** *** *********.

********* ** ** *** a ******** ** *********** at *****, ** **** be ***** ** *** report.

**** ** ***********. * can *** **** *** fenced ********* ******* ******** wouldn't ****** ** ** issue **** *** ****** of *** ******. *** a *** *****.

******:

******* *** *********** ******* to *** *********** **** Genetec ******** ******.***** ****** ********* ********** with ******* ******** ****** using ****** ****** ******, the **** **** ****** unit **** ****** ********* and ****** "****** **" and "****** ***" ** event *******, ****** *** then ***** ** *** event **** **** * person ** ********.

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