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Software Only VMS vs NVR Appliances (PRO Only)

Should you buy your own PC/server and load VMS software on it or get a turnkey appliance (both hardware and software, e.g., NVR, Hybrid DVR) from a...

By Sean Patton - 5 minutes ago

Buy Arecont: Top Bid $10 Million Cash (PRO Only)

Last year, Arecont had a deal for a purchase price of $170 million (see Failed Arecont China Acquisition). This year, Arecont has a deal for a pur...

By John Honovich - about 24 hours ago | 21 Comments

Installing Box Cameras Indoors Tutorial (PRO Only)

This tutorial starts our physical installation for video surveillance series, starting with Box Cameras, one of the oldest and most basic types. In...

By IPVM Team - 1 day ago | 3 Comments

Dahua Intrusion Analytics And VMD Tested (PRO Only)

Dahua ships basic analytics on practically all their cameras, ranging from low cost to high end. To see how these analytics work in real world scen...

By IPVM Team - 2 days ago | 9 Comments

Best Manufacturer Technical Support 2018 (PRO Only)

While 5 manufacturers made the worst technical support 2018 list, only 3 stood out as providing the best technical support to 190+ integrators in n...

By IPVM Team - 2 days ago | 2 Comments

Cybersecurity for IP Video Surveillance Guide (PRO Only)

Keeping surveillance networks secure can be a daunting task, but there are several methods that can greatly reduce risk, especially when used in co...

By IPVM Team - 5 days ago | 7 Comments

Forced Entry / Duress Access Tutorial (PRO Only)

Even though access control normally keeps people safe, tragedies have revealed a significant issue. If users are forced to unlock doors for crimina...

By Brian Rhodes - 6 days ago | 2 Comments

ADT Stock Drops 50% Since IPO (PRO Only)

It has been a brutal 4 months for ADT. They first expected to IPO at ~$18. They IPOed at $14, dropping immediately to $12.39 And now, not even...

By John Honovich - 6 days ago | 20 Comments

Dahua 12MP Fisheye Camera Tested (NK8BR4) (PRO Only)

Continuing our coverage of 12MP sensor fisheye cameras, we bought and tested the Dahua NK8BR4, examining: Default vs. Optimized settings Smar...

By Ethan Ace - 7 days ago | 4 Comments

Worst Manufacturer Technical Support 2018 (PRO Only)

5 manufacturers stood out as providing the worst technical support to 190+ integrators in new IPVM results. These integrators answered: In the p...

By IPVM Team - 7 days ago | 31 Comments

Installing Cameras in Plenums Tutorial (PRO Only)

There is often confusion about plenum ceilings, with misinformation about what is required when running cables through them and mounting cameras in...

By IPVM Team - 8 days ago

Measuring For Security Installation Guide (PRO Only)

Accurate measurement is a fundamental skill, yet many installers do not know how to do it. Using these tools are a key skill needed for security...

By Brian Rhodes - 8 days ago | 8 Comments

Genetec Clearance Face Detection / Redaction Test (PRO Only)

Privacy regulations such as GDPR (EU Public Privacy), HIPAA (US Medical Privacy), and FERPA (US Student Privacy) are driving video surveillance man...

By Sean Patton - 9 days ago | 12 Comments

Hikvision Source Code Transparency Center Examined (PRO Only)

Following criticism of Hikvision's Chinese government ownership and Hikvision's IP camera backdoor, the company has responded with a series of step...

By John Honovich - 9 days ago | 18 Comments

Access Visitor Management Systems Guide (PRO Only)

"Who are you, and why are you here?" Facilities that implement Visitor Management Systems hope they never need to ask that question to anyone, eve...

By Brian Rhodes - 12 days ago | 10 Comments

Axis 12MP Stereographic Camera Tested (M3058-LVE) (PRO Only)

Axis has released the M3058-PLVE, a 12MP sensor, stereographic panoramic camera and Axis' first with integrated IR claiming images "sharp to the ed...

By Ethan Ace - 13 days ago | 28 Comments

March Networks Targets Cannabis Market (PRO Only)

Will the next March Networks customer appreciation event be held a steakhouse or at a Taco Bell at 2 am? Can March sell the types of systems to the...

By Sean Patton - 13 days ago | 9 Comments


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