VMD Shootout II - Hikvision, Dahua, Samsung

Author: Derek Ward, Published on Jan 06, 2014

Our first VMD Camera Shootout included Avigilon, Axis, Bosch and Sony. Members enjoyed it and asked for more manufacturers to be tested. This test includes 3 new manufacturers - Dahua, Hikvision and Samsung, building on our original camera test reports: 

We followed the same testing approach as our first test series, starting with a simple indoor conference room:

Moving on to a more complex open office area:

And finally, an outdoor area with moving vegetation and headlights on a nearby road:

Our tests looked to answer the following key questions:

  • What issues most commonly cause false positives?
  • Whose VMD was best at rejecting these events?
  • How did detection range vary from manufacturer to manufacturer?
  • Can settings be optimized for better detection without increasing false alerts and vice versa?

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Optimization ***************

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Open ******

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Test **********

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Comments (3)

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