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CES: Our Awards Are Not Endorsements

The CES show has added an Orwellian disclaimer that it does not 'endorse' the products it gives awards to, following IPVM criticizing CES for givin...

By John Honovich and Zach Segal - 12 days ago | 8 Comments

VA Replaces Genetec with Avigilon (Member Only)

IPVM found a filing from the US Department of Veterans Affairs that replaced Genetec with Avigilon. In this note, we examine the VA's approval...

By Sean Patton - 13 days ago | 16 Comments

Dahua Bids Direct in Brazil, Loses (Member Only)

Dahua has lost a controversial $20+ million USD deal for 1,000+ cameras in which it bid directly to the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo. Ins...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 13 days ago | 3 Comments

Fever Detecting Doorbell Wins CES Award, Fools WSJ

Fever detection was a booming, comical, and dangerous market in 2020. While the market has now mostly busted, a new entrant has won a CES award for...

By John Honovich and Zach Segal - 13 days ago | 12 Comments

Mobile Badges From Openpath vs Physical Badges (Member Only)

A key weakness of mobile credentials is eliminating credential cards that served as physical badges identifying employees. Now, Openpath is introdu...

By Brian Rhodes - 14 days ago | 9 Comments

Hik-ProConnect Examined (Member Only)

Hikvision launched a new commercial-focused VSaaS, Hik-ProConnect, but what does it add to the existing Hik-Connect? In this note, we examine ...

By Sean Patton - 14 days ago | 2 Comments

Tyco Cloudvue VMS and Cameras Tested (Member Only)

Cloudvue is touting "Never Buy Another New Camera", offering hardware along with their cloud VMS for one annual subscription. We tested Cloudv...

By Sean Patton and Derek Ward - 14 days ago | 4 Comments

H.265 Usage Statistics 2021 (Member Only)

H.265 has been widely available in IP cameras for many years but new IPVM statistics show that a significant percentage of cameras still are not us...

By Zach Segal - 15 days ago | 2 Comments

Hikvision Motion Detection 2.0 Tested (Member Only)

Hikvision has released Motion Detection 2.0 claiming it "supports detection of real security threats faster", embedding their AcuSense technology i...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 15 days ago | 5 Comments

Verkada Access Reader Tested (AD31) (Member Only)

Verkada is expanding into access control. We tested Verkada's controller and system software a few months ago. Now, Verkada has its first reader mo...

By Brian Rhodes - 16 days ago

Hanwha's Brazil Business Examined (Member Only)

Hanwha has become a major competitor in the US but its Brazilian business faces much greater challenges. IPVM has been in Brazil the past few ...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 16 days ago | 2 Comments

Motorola Cuts Pelco USA Manufacturer Reps (Member Only)

Pelco, known for decades for its broad use of manufacturer rep firms, has ceased to do so, confirmed by Pelco's new owner Motorola to IPVM. In...

By John Honovich - 19 days ago | 28 Comments

Audio Usage In Video Surveillance Statistics 2021 (Member Only)

Audio usage in video surveillance remains rare but growing, new IPVM statistics show. 175+ integrators answered IPVM: "In the past year, what ...

By Zach Segal - 20 days ago | 12 Comments

China Facial Recognition Jaywalking Market 2021 (Member Only)

In 2018, China's facial recognition systems for identifying jaywalkers became global news. But what has happened in the few years since? In th...

By Isabella Cheng - 20 days ago

Brazil's Intelbras Factory/HQ Visit (Member Only)

IPVM visited the HQ and factory of Intelbras, Brazil’s largest domestic CCTV company. In 2020, Intelbras opened a new 495,000 sq. ft. (46,000 ...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 21 days ago | 3 Comments

Flock Safety LPR Tested (Member Only)

LPR startup Flock has raised over $80 million, claiming their license plate readers "stop crime", but how well do they work in the real world? ...

By Derek Ward - 21 days ago | 18 Comments

2021 Camera Book Released (Member Only)

This is the best, most comprehensive security camera training in the world, based on our unprecedented testing. Now, all IPVM PRO Members can get i...

By IPVM Team - 22 days ago | 19 Comments

Verkada Spiffs Security Integrator Salespeople (Member Only)

An integrator CEO recently commented on IPVM, "I had to admonish Verkada NOT to offer direct promotions to our sales teams". Is this a good or...

By John Honovich - 22 days ago | 50 Comments

2021 IP Networking Book Released (Member Only)

The new IP Networking Book 2021 is a 234 page in-depth guide that teaches you how IT and telecom technologies impact modern security systems, notab...

By IPVM Team - 23 days ago | 15 Comments


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