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Knightscope Sells Just 1 Net New Robot In 6 Months (PRO Only)

For the first half of 2019, US government records show that Knightscope has sold just 1 net new robots ('machines-in-network'), inching up from 52 ...

By John Honovich - 2 months ago | 11 Comments

Hikvision ColorVu is Smart Marketing (PRO Only)

Hikvision ColorVu (see IPVM test results) is smart marketing, a lesson to be learned by competitors and a rising trend. Inside this note, we exa...

By John Honovich - 2 months ago | 63 Comments

Camera Cable Whip Guide (PRO Only)

Cable whips are one of integrator's least favorite camera features but seem to be unavoidable, now commonplace on dome, turret, and bullet cameras ...

By John Scanlan - 2 months ago

Fail Safe vs. Fail Secure Tutorial (PRO Only)

Few terms carry greater importance in access control than 'fail safe' and 'fail secure'. Access control professionals must know how these concep...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago | 18 Comments

Milestone Has Problems (PRO Only)

Milestone has problems. While the company previously excelled in the shift to IP cameras, as IP has matured and competitive differentiation has shi...

By John Honovich - 2 months ago | 49 Comments

Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) Guide (PRO Only)

Understanding wide dynamic range (WDR) is critical to capturing high quality images in demanding conditions. However, with no real standards, any m...

By Ethan Ace - 2 months ago | 8 Comments

Access Control Mustering Guide (PRO Only)

In emergencies, determining where employees are located can be critical for knowing whether they are in danger. Access systems can be used for repo...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago | 5 Comments

Vivotek 4K S-Series Camera Tested (PRO Only)

Vivotek's highest-end S-series camera claims "Supreme Night Visibility", "Smart IR II", "Smart Stream II", "WDR Pro for unparalleled visibility in ...

By Derek Ward - 2 months ago

UTC Really Screwed Up The Interlogix Shut Down (PRO Only)

UTC has made many mistakes in security over the years, however, the shutting down of Interlogix is one of the biggest screwups in industry history....

By John Honovich - 3 months ago | 34 Comments

Access Control Mantraps Guide (PRO Only)

One of access's primary goals is keeping people out of places they should not be, but slipping through open doors (ie: Tailgating) is often easy. ...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago | 6 Comments

Dahua And Hikvision Accept PRC Government Officials (PRO Only)

Hikvision and Dahua are among the 100 companies accepting PRC government officials as part of a new initiative to boost manufacturing that has rais...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago | 3 Comments

Critiquing Carnegie's AI Surveillance Paper

The Carnegie Endowment has issued an ambitious paper on the Global Expansion of AI Surveillance. While its aim is applaudable, the paper has signif...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - 3 months ago | 3 Comments

RealNetworks SAFR Facial Recognition Profile (PRO Only)

RealNetworks entered the surveillance market by giving away their analytics to schools for free, and is now targeting large commercial users with t...

By Sean Patton - 3 months ago | 4 Comments

Lasers Impact on Surveillance Cameras Tested

Hong Kong protests have brought global attention to video surveillance and the ongoing attempts of protesters to disable or undermine those cameras...

By Derek Ward - 3 months ago | 32 Comments

Access Control Time & Attendance Guide (PRO Only)

Access control systems can do more than lock doors. With little or no extra equipment, they can be used to track labor hours for employees too. ...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago | 5 Comments

Hikvision Acusense Analytics Tested (PRO Only)

Hikvision touts "The Magic Behind It All" in their new Acusense line are 'deep learning algorithms' inside these cameras and recorders. But how wel...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago | 24 Comments

Dahua New Critical Vulnerability 2019 (PRO Only)

Dahua has quietly admitted 5 new vulnerabilities including 1 critical vulnerability with a 9.8 / 10.0 CVSS score and 2 high vulnerabilities (scored...

By John Honovich - 3 months ago | 28 Comments

Interlogix Shutting Down (PRO Only)

Interlogix is shutting down, as UTC has confirmed to IPVM in a statement about their "plans to wind down" the once leading brand. Inside this no...

By John Honovich - 3 months ago | 68 Comments

ONVIF Suspends Huawei (PRO Only)

Huawei has been 'suspended', and effectively expelled, from ONVIF so long as US sanctions remain on the mega Chinese manufacturer. Inside this n...

By John Honovich - 3 months ago | 32 Comments


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