IPVM's Reports

IPVM's independent reporting is divided into 3 categories: (1) Public, (2) Info+: news, profiles, tutorials, etc. and (3) Research: tests, shootouts, competitive and financial analysis.

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Finding Video Surveillance Information

This guide offers recommendations on how to find video surveillance information -- whether you are just getting started or are an expert looking...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

Is IT Making Surveillance Decisions?

IMS recently released a report/survey on IT decision making in the security industry. The key themes is that IT is playing a greater role than ever...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

Will Intransa NVRs be a 'Game Changer'?

Is the Intransa introduction of Genetec/Milestone/OnSSI NVRs the real disruptive force? A number of important security industry people tell me they...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

Examining Thermal Benefits

In the July 2009 Security Products magazine, FLIR published two articles - a Q&A and a survey of applications using FLIR cameras. The most...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

HDcctv Alliance Competitive Analysis

HDcctv - the move to non-IP megapixel - is gaining an immense amount of media attention. However, how strong will it be against IP, megapixel and...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

Can ONVIF Lose?

In conversations with over a dozen manufacturers, the consistent theme I hear is a preference for ONVIF. Interestingly, the reason is always about...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

Security Solution Examined

Intergraph is considered by many security people to be a PSIM provider. Intergraph's PSIM solution tends to be more complex with greater focus on...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

IP Products Update

Traditional video surveillance manufacturer has released documentation on their own line of IP Fixed Cameras (min-dome and box) and IP encoders (4...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

Offers LPR

It is getting to the point where ever VMS provider offers LPR. This week, Vicon shared details on their integration with LPR provider INEX [link no...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

Should You Use PTZ Cameras?

Though popular, PTZ cameras often create a false sense of security. They make for great demonstrations but are often underutilized or misused. The...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

Financial Results Examined

This week, Intergraph published their Annual Financial Review and s short Financial Fact Sheet. Intergraph is a very large and profitable company...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

Embedded hDVR Specifications

Exaq has released product page [link no longer available] and technical specifications [link no longer available] for their new HDVR. Linux based,...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

Free IP Video Software

The poll from our free IP video software report provided interesting results. Of 126 responses, over 50% said they sometimes or always recommend...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

White Light LED Surveillance

Raytec has released an interesting demo of white light LEDs in use [link no longer available]. The use of White light LEDs is still fairly new in...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

Can Samsung Extend the Future of Analog CCTV?

Samsung GVI is talking to the trade magazine about their A1 chip and analog cctv camera advances (listen to a podcast on A1 from SIW [link no...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

IPTV vs IP Video Surveillance

Not all video is the same. Indeed, ideal solutions for one video application can be a waste and completely inappropriate for another...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

VMS Service Fees

VMS vendors and integrators are both looking for new services to offer (recurring revenue, etc.) VideoInsight released a series of interesting...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

Training: Using a Lux Meter

Getting good images at night is one of the most challenging problems in video surveillance. Making this worse is that generally you cannot trust...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

US Shrink Up

Acoording to the NRF, shrink is up significantly between 2007 and 2008 (rising from $34.8 M USD to $36.5 M USD). The report also has a breakdown of...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

VoIP Providers Moving into Security

A new survey article from Telcom magazine [link no longer available] provides advice to VoIP service providers about entering the video...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

Results of IP Camera Survey

94 respondents answered our IP camera survey. Here are some highlights of the results: 73% believe standards are very important while only 4%...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago


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