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  • Covert IP Camera Shootout - Axis, Hanwha, Hikvision, March, Vivotek
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    ...models are best and worst for the most common use cases and for installability plus bandwidth consumption testing and VMS integration. Shootout Summary Unlike many of our shootouts, we did not see a clear "best" overall camera. Instead, we have divided cameras into these categories...
    Date: 3/20/2019
  • Genetec Security Center 5.8 Tested
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    ...bugs during testing including video lag/glitches, and some slow/inconsistent responsiveness. Only the Android version was tested, on a Google Pixel 2XL. In the IPVM VMS Mobile App Shootout - Avigilon, Dahua, Exacq, Genetec, Hikvision, Milestone, Genetec's mobile apps scored inconsistently and poorly...
    Date: 3/19/2019
  • Bandwidth vs Low Light Shootout - Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Geovision, Hanwha, Hikvision, Uniview, Vivotek
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    ...detailed than daytime, but this is not universally true, as the Axis M3058-PLVE was one of the best low light performers in our Panoramic Fisheye Camera Shootout. Root Cause Of Bandwidth Spikes: Encoding Noise The driver of these spikes is the visible moving noise, aka snow, static, popcorn, or fuzz...
    Date: 2/8/2019
  • 8MP HD Analog Tested (Dahua / Hikvision)
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    ...better in the IP model. However, the Hikvision 8MP TVI camera performed worse in this scene, overexposing the subject and background, while the DS-2CD2383G0-I performed best (as in our 8MP shootout). DVR Camera Support Both Dahua and Hikvision DVRs supports other HD analog variants, including AHD...
    Date: 1/30/2019
  • Testing Bandwidth vs. Frame Rate
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    ...counting areas where even 10 or 15 FPS may miss slight movements or for those with higher storage budgets who simply wish to capture the most usable frames possible. Note: Not A Shootout Note that figures in this test were used to gather trends in frame rate performance only. Although camera...
    Date: 1/23/2019
  • Worst Products Tested In Past Year
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    ...of 5/6MP cameras tested. Dahua Intrusion Analytics: Dahua's Intrusion Detection analytics were at the bottom of our shootout, completely missing subjects in indoor high PPF scenes and regularly failing to alarm on subjects despite properly tracking them outdoors. Google Clips AI Camera: Google's...
    Date: 1/9/2019
  • 8MP / 4K Fixed Lens Camera Shootout - Dahua, Hikvision, TVT, Uniview
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    ...are: Dahua N84CG54 Hikvision DS-2CD2383G0-I Hikvision DS-2CD2385FWD-I TVT TD-9482E2 Uniview IPC3618SR3-DPFXXM In this shootout report, we rank performance overall and across major dimensions including: Night/IR image quality IR coverage/evenness Max IR range WDR image quality Daytime...
    Date: 12/17/2018
  • Network Cable Shootout - Belden, Commscope, Hikvision, Honeywell, NavePoint CCA, Windy City Wire
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    ...John S, Ethan, Rob, great job on this! A few things: As we did the with the 25 camera model installability shootout, we continue to focus on doing bigger tests with more definitive results / rankings. If your preferred cabling provider was not included, feel free to explain why you use them...
    Date: 12/17/2018
  • VMS Live Monitoring Shootout - Avigilon, Dahua, Exacq, Genetec, Hikvision, Milestone, Network Optix
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    ...in the shootout. Performance Rankings Based on our tests, VMS Camera Management performance falls into three groups: Strong performance: Genetec and Network Optix (and its OEMs) were the top performers. Genetec scored strongly in 9 out of the 13 categories and average in the remaining 4, while Network...
    Date: 12/5/2018
  • Genetec Kiwi Intrusion Detector Analytics Tested
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    ...Genetec has built Kiwi Security's Intrusion Detection analytics into Security Center, aiming to simplify deployment compared to separate camera based analytics. We tested Intrustion Detector to see how this compared against leaders from our IP Camera Analytics Shootout, examining...
    Date: 11/27/2018
  • Ideal SecuriTest IP Vs Unbranded IP Camera Install Tool Tested
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    ...In our recent IP camera installation tool shootout, multiple members questioned the Ideal SecuriTest IP's features compared to low-cost unbranded models found on Amazon. To see how the two compare, we bought and tested one of these low-cost unbranded models vs the Ideal: Inside we report our...
    Date: 11/21/2018
  • Openpath Access Control Tested
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    ...Could IPVM do a mobile reader shootout?...
    Date: 11/20/2018
  • VMS Camera Management Shootout - Avigilon, Dahua, Exacq, Genetec, Hanwha, Hikvision, Milestone, Network Optix
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    ...in the shootout. Performance Rankings Based on our tests, VMS Camera Management performance falls into three groups: Best performance: Avigilon and Genetec were the top performers. Avigilon scored strongly or average in all of the criteria, while Genetec scored poorly in Camera Discovery...
    Date: 10/29/2018
  • IP Camera Installation Tool Shootout - Avigilon, Axis, Ideal, Hanwha, Triplett, Veracity
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    ...the Ideal above other models tested, every tester reviewed in this shootout is much more usable and compatible than those tested only two or three years ago, with more responsive and intuitive user interfaces, better camera discovery, and simply more reliable operation with fewer unknown errors...
    Date: 10/23/2018
  • IP Camera Installability Shootout - Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Uniview, Vivotek
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    ...companies above, who have worse VMS in terms of "delivered" bugs, than pelco. Even if Pelco's VMS is better than other's VMSes, how should that reasonably impact what we pick to include in a camera shootout?...
    Date: 10/8/2018
  • Axis 4K vs. 5MP Camera Shootout (Q3518-LVE + Q3517-LVE)
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    ...features comparison Installation issues Advanced hardware/software features Pricing comparison Note: This is the first in a series of updated 4K camera tests, leading to a shootout in the coming months. We also plan to test new models from Dahua, Hikvision, Vivotek, and others. Let us know what...
    Date: 10/4/2018
  • VMS Mobile App Shootout - Avigilon, Dahua, Exacq, Genetec, Hikvision, Milestone
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    ...below shows: Inside, we detail the full results including who won and lost and how the systems performed across each of the 11 categories, including 6 video screencasts, one for each manufacturer in the shootout: Performance Rankings For this shootout, performance rankings were divided into 2...
    Date: 10/1/2018
  • Hikvision 4MP Camera Tested (DS-2CD2345FWD-I)
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    ...Hikvision's latest Performance Series / EasyIP 3.0 4MP model, the DS-2CD2345FWD-I, was the top performer in our 4MP shootout, besting rivals from Axis, Dahua, Hanwha, and more in multiple categories. In this report, we look at this model in more detail, examining: Full light performance Low...
    Date: 9/27/2018
  • 4MP Camera Shootout - Axis, Dahua, DW, Hanwha, Hikvision, Uniview, Vivotek
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    ...Waiting on Sean's post about how great Hikvision is and this test now somehow proves they are not a cyber security threat :) Seriously though, great report and great shootout comparison as always.  ...
    Date: 9/24/2018
  • Axis Vs. Hikvision IR PTZ Shootout
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    ...Hikvision has their high-end dual-sensor DarkfighterX. Axis has their high-end concealed IR Q6125-LE. Which is better? We bought both and tested them head-to-head. Our shootout compared them, answering the following questions: Which provides better low light details? How does range impact...
    Date: 9/20/2018
  • Amazon Ring Spotlight Cam Tested
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    ...Amazon's Ring has released their latest camera entry, the Spotlight Cam, which we bought and tested in our Consumer IP Camera Analytics Shootout. In this report, we test the Spotlight Cam's other functions, including: White light illumination coverage/range White light illumination PIR...
    Date: 9/17/2018
  • Vivotek 4MP Camera Tested (FD8379-HV)
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    ...) Digital Watchdog Low-Cost 4MP Camera Tested Hanwha Low-Cost 4MP Camera Tested (QNV-7010R) Uniview Super Low-Cost 4MP Tested And coming soon, a shootout of these and other 4MP models. Summary The FD8379-HV has three key positives in our tests: Strong WDR performance (but ~5% reduced...
    Date: 9/13/2018
  • VMS Export Shootout - Avigilon, Dahua, Exacq, Genetec, Hikvision, Milestone
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    ...Great shootout on exporting Sean. I agree with your article based on the RFP testing I performed on the top four vendors listed. In the end I chose Milestone. Exacq worked well but Milestone beat them out overall in my RFP. I did not see any explanation on why you gave Milestone a mid-level score...
    Date: 9/13/2018
  • Dahua Low-Cost 4MP Camera Tested (N44CL52)
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    ...Low-Cost 4MP Camera Tested (QNV-7010R) Uniview Super Low-Cost 4MP Tested And coming soon, we plan to release a shootout of these and other 4MP models to see which stand out. Summary On the positive side, the Dahua's N44CL52 had three advantages: 100'+ IR range: The N44CL52 slightly...
    Date: 9/10/2018
  • Consumer IP Camera Analytics Shootout - Arlo, Google / Nest, Amazon / Ring, Hikvision / Ezviz
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    ...#3, for this one, we were more interested in understanding for ourselves how these analytics worked, coming off of our professional analytic shootout, to get a sense of the state of 'AI' if you will. The points you make are definitely valid for selecting cameras for consumers. We might do an overall shootout, with image quality and install issues but we're switching back to professional tests for now....
    Date: 8/27/2018
  • Uniview Intrusion Analytics and VMD Tested
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    ...IPVM's IP Camera Analytics Shootout featuring Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision created some ill will with a Uniview distributor who objected: Could you pls explain why do you keep insisting to limit the comparisons w/ only Dahua and Hikvision, but not w/ Uniview... I'm sure...
    Date: 8/13/2018
  • Hikvision PanoVu Mini Tested (Multi-imager + PTZ For ~$500)
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    ...disrupted the market with one a fraction of the price. Indeed, this 4-imager device is less expensive than many single imager fisheye panoramic cameras, e.g., see our Panoramic Fisheye Camera Shootout - Avigilon, Axis, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Oncam And Vivotek. Indeed, one Hikvision dealer who has used...
    Date: 8/7/2018
  • Panasonic 9MP Panoramic Fisheye Tested (WV-X4571L)
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    ...Fisheye Camera Shootout, shooting against Avigilon, Axis, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Oncam And Vivotek. Inside, we examine: Full light image quality Low light/IR image quality IR illumination range VMS dewarping differences (Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, Network Optix) Camera side...
    Date: 8/2/2018
  • IP Camera Analytics Shootout - Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Uniview
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    ...We have added Uniview to this shootout, based on our test: Uniview Intrusion Analytics and VMD Tested Uniview's analytics were weak, with poor false alert performance, high PPF requirements, and limited VMS integration, landing with Dahua and Hikvision in the rankings....
    Date: 7/30/2018
  • Uniview Super Low Cost 4MP Tested
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    ..., with tests of new generation Dahua, Hikvision, and others upcoming plus a final 4MP shootout to conclude. Summary These are our key findings from our test of Uniview's 4MP turret cameras: Below average dark/IR performance: Both Uniview cameras' IR illumination was weak, failing to illuminate...
    Date: 7/25/2018