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Directory Of Consumer Security Cameras

The consumer camera segment continues to grow, with new startups and models from existing players released seemingly every month. In this report we...

By John Scanlan - about 17 hours ago

Hikvision Responds To Cracked Security Codes (PRO Only)

Hikvision has responded to IPVM's report on Hikvision's security code being cracked, both with a 2 page update to dealers and communication directl...

By Brian Karas - 2 days ago | 22 Comments

Stolen Video NVR / DVR Statistics (PRO Only)

"But what happens if someone steals my recorder?" Anyone who has done more than a handful of jobs has probably heard this question several times. ...

By IPVM Team - 2 days ago | 9 Comments

Axis Laser Focus PTZ Tested (PRO Only)

Axis has been touting its new Q6155-E laser focus PTZ as 'always in focus' and 'always in color'. Does it really deliver? We bought and tested th...

By Ethan Ace - 3 days ago | 36 Comments

Vulnerability Directory For Access Control Cards (PRO Only)

Knowing which access credentials are insecure can be unclear, especially because most look and feel the same. Even the most insecure 125 kHz types ...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 days ago | 5 Comments

IP Camera Specification / RFP Guide 2017 (PRO Only)

RFPs are hard. Do them 'right' and it takes a lot of knowledge and time. Do them 'wrong' and you can be (a) unwittingly locked into a specific ve...

By IPVM Team - 3 days ago | 6 Comments

Rebooting IP Camera Statistics And Practices (PRO Only)

Dahua cameras automatically reboot weekly, by default. Is this an innovation by the Chinese mega-manufacturer or a sign of a problems? 125 integr...

By IPVM Team - 7 days ago | 20 Comments

Avigilon Profits Surge, Stock Jumps (Q2 2017) (PRO Only)

Avigilon said earlier this year they would shift their strategy to maximizing profits. Now, they are delivering it and the stock market is rewardi...

By Brian Karas - 7 days ago | 14 Comments

Vivotek Acquisition Offer From Delta (PRO Only)

One of the largest remaining independent video surveillance manufacturers has received an offer to become majority owned by Delta Group, a Taiwan...

By John Honovich - 7 days ago | 10 Comments

Most Common Network Termination Usage Statistics (PRO Only)

How do integrators decide which brand of patch panel or keystone jack to buy?  140+ integrators told IPVM which manufacturers they trust and what ...

By IPVM Team - 8 days ago | 7 Comments

Competing Against G4S (PRO Only)

G4S Secure Solutions is a global company, operating in multiple countries and offering a suite of products and services from guards to their AMAG a...

By Ari Erenthal - 8 days ago | 8 Comments

Hikvision Security Code Cracked (PRO Only)

Hikvision's 'security code' feature has been cracked and a program generating security codes is being distributed online. IPVM has obtained and tes...

By IPVM Team - 9 days ago | 56 Comments

ONVIF Releases Profile A for Access (PRO Only)

ONVIF has struggled so far in access control. In 2014, ONVIF released Profile C for access control, but in the 3 years since, only 2 companies hav...

By Brian Rhodes - 9 days ago | 7 Comments

US Army Bans Chinese DJI Drones (PRO Only)

The US Army has issued a ban on Chinese-made DJI drones. A US Army memo obtained by sUAS News references a classified document from the Army Resea...

By Brian Karas - 9 days ago | 5 Comments

ADI 'In The Dark' About Low Light

ADI's recent post on 'How To See Better In the Dark' makes basic mistakes, promoting outdated technical claims. Missing: Super Low Light Inte...

By John Honovich - 10 days ago | 9 Comments

Dome Versus Turret Camera Usage Statistics 2017 (PRO Only)

Turret cameras are a growing segment within video surveillance. Indeed, many integrators argued strongly for turrets in an IPVM discussion. Howe...

By IPVM Team - 10 days ago | 7 Comments

Competing Against Schneider Electric (PRO Only)

Schneider Electric overall does ~$30 billion USD annual revenue. One of its many parts is a building / security systems integrator. Another is Pel...

By IPVM Team - 13 days ago | 2 Comments

Hikvision Releases Network Cabling (PRO Only)

Hikvision's expansion continues. From cameras to analytics to thermal to intrusion to access to... network cabling. Hikvision explained: A typi...

By Brian Karas - 13 days ago | 41 Comments

Access Control Commissioning / Install Checklist (PRO Only)

This 80+ point checklist helps end users, integrators and consultants verify that access control installation is complete. It covers the following...

By Brian Rhodes - 14 days ago | 10 Comments

Toshiba Shutting Down Security Division (PRO Only)

Toshiba is shutting down their 'Security Division' business including their video surveillance product offering. This is certainly part of a great...

By Brian Karas - 14 days ago | 17 Comments

Most Commonly Used Network Cable Brands (PRO Only)

Every IP camera project uses network cabling. And integrators typically buy such cabling in bulk. But what are the top selling or favorite bulk ne...

By IPVM Team - 14 days ago


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