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Nokia Fever Screening Claims To "Advance Fight Against COVID-19"

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First IBM, then briefly Clorox, and now Nokia becomes the latest Fortune 500 company to enter the fever analytics market. Inside we examine what the Nokia solution to "Advance Fight Against COVID-19" is, how it works, and how much it costs.

By Zach Segal - 7 days ago

Ubiquiti Access Control Tested

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Ubiquiti has become one of the most widely used wireless and switch providers for physical security systems. Now it has entered electronic access control. While Cisco tried access control but failed, can Ubiquiti be a factor and disrupt? We ...

By Brian Rhodes and John Scanlan - 8 days ago

Access Control and Video Integration Statistics 2020

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Video Surveillance and Access Control are two of the most common security systems, but how frequently are they integrated? ~200 integrators told us how often they integrate video systems with access control, and what factors impact doing that...

By Brian Rhodes - 21 days ago

Ultra-Wideband (UWB) And The Future of Mobile Electronic Access Control

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In the last year, Ultra-Wideband (UWB) has gained support from new phones (e.g., all iPhone 11s). UWB offers potential beyond Bluetooth so how will this impact the future of mobile access control? IPVM investigates the technology including: ...

By Zach Segal - 22 days ago

Multilaser / Giga Security Brazil Company Profile

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As part of our expanded Latin America coverage, IPVM is profiling regional industry players. While Multilaser is not well known globally, they are a notable Brazil-based security provider. In July, we profiled Brazil’s biggest CCTV camera man...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 24 days ago

The NOT Outstanding Security Equipment Manufacturer 2020

The "OSPAs" promised to be credible, transparent, and respectable. They have failed on all accounts for 'security equipment manufacturer'. This year, AMAG beat Axis and Gallagher, finalists: In 2019, they did not have the security equipmen...

By John Honovich - 27 days ago

Worst Access Control Manufacturers 2020

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200+ Integrators told IPVM "In the past year, what access control manufacturer have you had the worst experience with? What happened?" One company, in particular, finds itself on top of the 'worst' list for the first time. We spoke with the c...

By Brian Rhodes - 29 days ago

Access Control Levels and Schedules Tutorial

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Configuring access levels and setting up schedules is central to maintaining facility security. Many people may need to enter areas but most do not need to access all areas at all times. This makes properly configuring levels and schedules a ...

By Brian Rhodes - 30 days ago

Favorite Access Control Manufacturers 2020

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200+ Integrators told IPVM "What is your favorite access control management software/system? Why? Inside we examine the results, analyze the key themes at play, and share integrator commentary explaining their selections. Plus, we reveal one co...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Drain Wire For Access Control Reader Tutorial

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An easy-to-miss cabling specification plays a key role in access control, yet it is commonly ignored. The drain wire offers protection for readers and controllers, ensuring proper cable performance. We examine the drain wire, the role it play...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Mobile Access Control Usage Statistics 2020

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Most smartphones can be used as access control credentials, but how frequently are they actually being used? 150+ integrators told us how often they use mobile access, when, and why. Inside this report, we examine the trends with the key reas...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Favorite Access Control Credentials 2020

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Credential choice is more debated than ever, with hacking risk for 125kHz and coronavirus driving demand for touchless solutions, what credentials would be the favorite? More than 150 integrators told us their preferred credential format, the...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Gait Recognition Examined

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Facial recognition faces increasing ethical and political criticisms while masks undermine its effectiveness. One alternative is gait recognition but how realistic is using gait? IPVM investigates gait recognition's pros and cons compared to ...

By Zach Segal - about 1 month ago

Dedicated Vs Converged Access Control Networks Statistics 2020

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Access control is a crucial system where the network used can impact life safety. So given the importance, which type of network is more commonly used: dedicated or converged/shared networks? In this report, we examine the responses of 150+ I...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 months ago

Verkada Access Control Tested

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Verkada raised $80 million earlier in 2020, expanding from video into access control. They are fast-growing in video but how will they do in access? We bought and tested Verkada's cloud-based access platform to see how it stacks up against co...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 months ago

Access Control Course Fall 2020 - Register Now - Last Chance

Starts next week! IPVM offers the most comprehensive access control course in the industry. Register Now. Unlike manufacturer training that focuses only on a small part of the system, we look at the whole picture - design, operation, maintena...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 months ago

Video Analytics Online Show 2020 - 35+ Manufacturer On-Demand Recordings

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This show featured 35+ Video Analytics providers showcasing their latest services. The full show is available on-demand at the bottom of this report. Watch On-Demand Watch recordings from Days 1, 2, and 3 of the Main Show and the Preliminary...

By Donald Maye - about 2 months ago

Free Online NFPA, IBC, and ADA Codes and Standards 2020

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Finding applicable codes for security work can be a costly task, with printed books and pdf downloads costing hundreds or thousands. However, a number of widely referenced codes are available free online if you know the right places to search. ...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 months ago

Exit Devices For Access Control Tutorial

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Exit Devices, also called 'Panic Bars' or 'Crash Bars' are required by safety codes the world over, and become integral parts of electronic access control systems. However, they are often poorly understood, especially how they should be used ...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago

HID Presents Mercury Security & Aero Access Controllers

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HID presented Mercury Security & Aero Access Controllers at the 2020 IPVM Access Control show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from HID including IPVM Q&A Background on the company and its products Key Positive factors to c...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago

Door Fundamentals For Access Control Guide

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Doors vary greatly in how difficult and costly it is to add electronic access control. Bad assumptions about them can cost thousands. Often the door is inadequately or inaccurately described resulting in avoidable specification mistakes. In t...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago

Forced Door Alarms For Access Control Tutorial

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One of the most important access control alarms is also often ignored. "Forced Door" provides a vital and even critical notification against security risks, but many users simply dismiss them as too minor for a response. Why is this the case? H...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago

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