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The IP Camera Lock-In Trend: Meraki and Verkada (PRO Only)

Open systems and interoperability have not only been big buzzwords over the past decade, but they have also become core features of video surveilla...

By IPVM Team - 2 days ago | 18 Comments

NYPD Refutes False SCMP Hikvision Story (PRO Only)

The NYPD has refuted the SCMP Hikvision story, the Voice of America has reported. On January 11, 2018, the SCMP alleged that the NYPD was using ...

By John Honovich - 2 days ago | 6 Comments

Mobile Surveillance Trailers Guide (PRO Only)

Putting cameras in a place for temporary surveillance where power and communications are not readily available can be complicated and expensive. On...

By IPVM Team - 3 days ago | 8 Comments

Exacq Favorability Results 2019 (PRO Only)

Exacq favorability amongst integrators has declined sharply, in new IPVM statistics, compared to 2017 IPVM statistics for Exacq. Now, over 5 since...

By IPVM Team - 3 days ago | 3 Comments

Testing Bandwidth Vs. Low Light (PRO Only)

Nighttime bandwidth spikes are a major concern in video surveillance. Many calculate bandwidth as a single 24/7 number, but bit rates vary dramatic...

By Ethan Ace - 4 days ago | 4 Comments

Access Control Records Maintenance Guide (PRO Only)

Weeding out old entries, turning off unused credentials, and updating who carries which credentials is as important as to maintaining security as k...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 days ago | 11 Comments

Access Control Cabling Tutorial (PRO Only)

Access Control is only as reliable as its cables. While this aspect lacks the sexiness of other components, it remains a vital part of every system...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 days ago | 22 Comments

Avigilon Favorability Results 2019 (PRO Only)

Since IPVM's 2017 Avigilon favorability results, the company was acquired by Motorola and has shifted from being an aggressive startup to a more ma...

By IPVM Team - 5 days ago | 37 Comments

2019 IP Networking Book Released (PRO Only)

The new IP Networking Book 2019 is a 285 page in-depth guide that teaches you how IT and telecom technologies impact modern security systems, notab...

By IPVM Team - 6 days ago | 5 Comments

Arecont Costar Layoffs (PRO Only)

Arecont Vision, a Costar Company, has laid off more than 10% of their workforce in a move the company described to IPVM as a result of "important c...

By John Honovich - 6 days ago | 2 Comments

The False SCMP Story on Hikvision NYC AI

In the past week, one of Asia's largest publications, the South China Morning Post (SCMP), posted an article about "Chinese [facial recognition] te...

By John Honovich - 6 days ago | 12 Comments

WDR Tutorial (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 IPVM Team - 9 days ago | 11 Comments

Pelco Favorability Results 2019 (PRO Only)

Pelco had a significant favorability problem amongst integrators in our previous study (see 2016 Pelco results). Now, in the first edition of our ...

By IPVM Team - 9 days ago | 9 Comments

Bad: Dahua Villa Video Doorbell Tested (PRO Only)

Doorbells are one of the hottest segments in the residential market but Dahua's Villa Video Doorbell is the worst we have tested.   We bought and...

By Brian Rhodes - 9 days ago | 25 Comments

Winter 2019 IP Networking Course

Today is the last day to register for the Winter 2019 IP Networking course. This is the only networking course designed specifically for video s...

By John Scanlan - 9 days ago | 2 Comments

CES 2019 Show Report (PRO Only)

IPVM was at CES 2019 for the second year (see our CES 2018 Show Final Report) and is reporting on announcements and interesting news from the show ...

By IPVM Team - 10 days ago | 12 Comments

NTP / Network Time Guide For Video Surveillance (PRO Only)

Inaccurate time can lead to missing or inadmissible video, yet this topic is often overlooked, with cameras and servers left defaulted, synchronize...

By IPVM Team - 10 days ago | 32 Comments

Wavelynx Access Control Manufacturer Profile (PRO Only)

Denver-based WaveLynx is not well known as an access reader manufacturer, but OEMs for big industry brands including Amag, Isonas (Allegion), Brivo...

By IPVM Team - 10 days ago | 2 Comments

Worst Products Tested In Past Year (PRO Only)

IPVM has done over 100 tests in the past year. But which products performed the worst? Which ones should users be most aware of? In this report, ...

By Ethan Ace - 11 days ago | 8 Comments

Managed Video Services UL 827B Examined (PRO Only)

Historically, UL listings for central stations have been important, with UL 827 having widespread support. However, few central stations have adop...

By Dan Gelinas - 11 days ago | 2 Comments

H.265 / HEVC Codec Tutorial (PRO Only)

H.265 support improved significantly in 2018, with H.265 camera/VMS compatibility increased compared to only a year ago, and most manufacturers shi...

By IPVM Team - 12 days ago | 17 Comments

Motorola Acquires VaaS / Vigilant LPR (PRO Only)

Less than a year after Motorola Solutions spent a billion to acquire Avigilon, the company has made another major acquisition spending nearly a hal...

By IPVM Team - 12 days ago | 6 Comments


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