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New Products Show - Day 3 - Access Control

Day 3 is next focusing on access control. Secure your spot today and register now. Day 1 Recordings Added Day 1 recordings are available at the end of this report. Here is the entire show schedule: 40+ Companies Presenting Here is an...

By IPVM Team - about 5 hours ago

Hack Your Access Control With This $30 HID 125kHz Card Copier

Many access control systems that allow 125kHz cards can be easily hacked by a cheap $30 card copier. We overview this risk in the video below: And this technical video below shows the steps in greater detail: In our tests, we copied multiple...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 days ago

Fever Inspect Tested

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US Startup Fever Inspect has released a Made-in-the-USA device with atypical integrated blackbodies, eliminating the need for a separate blackbody unit. But how well does it work in real-world testing? We tested Fever Inspect FIP-S,...

By Derek Ward - 8 days ago

Kantech KT-1 PoE+ Controller Test

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Tyco-owned Kantech is commonly cited as an integrator favorite access offering, ranking higher than sister access offering Software House. The company's newest KT-1 controller adds PoE+ capability and an embedded access management...

By Brian Rhodes - 14 days ago

Video Analytics Measuring Accuracy / Accuracy Issues Guide

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Video surveillance manufacturers often tout "high accuracy" analytics as a key marketing focus, typically with 90%+ values. But how do they reach those figures? In this report we break down and examine each of the following: Ground Truth...

By IPVM Team - 14 days ago

Alarm.com Adds HID Aero Support

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Alarm.com, one of security's largest cloud companies, is adding support for new HID Aero panels in its access system, one of the first companies to do so. Inside, we examine what the differences are for Alarm.com access by adding Aero...

By Brian Rhodes - 17 days ago

New Anyvision CEO Interview

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Anyvision had a traumatic 2020 with massive layoffs and international scrutiny, but in September the company raised $43 million and in October they announced a new CEO, Avi Golan, who had previously worked at Softbank and Google. Now that...

By John Honovich - 27 days ago

ACRE Acquired, Aims For Ambitious Expansion And Acquisitions

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ACRE has grown to nearly $200 million in revenue, but ACRE CEO Joe Grillo tells IPVM that they will be even more ambitious in expanding and acquiring with new owner Triton. In this note, we share feedback from our interview with ACRE's CEO,...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

Feenics Hosted Access Control Tested

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Hosted access control has gained significantly in the past 5 years since IPVM first tested Feenics. How much has Feenics improved and how well do they compete now in 2021? IPVM bought and tested their cloud-based access platform to see how it...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Axis's Brazil Business Examined

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While Axis has been helped in the United States due to bans and sanctions against Hikvision and Dahua, how is Axis competing with them in Brazil? IPVM spoke with Axis competitors, partners, and Axis itself to find out more. IPVM has been in...

By Robert Wren Gordon - about 1 month ago

The 5 Major Lock Profiles Guide

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Locks are used everywhere, but they are not all the same, sometimes for no other reason than geography. The variation complicates the most basic access control designs. Inside, we compare the 5 common types used worldwide and address their...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Avigilon Favorability Statistics 2021

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Now 3 years since Motorola acquired Avigilon, how do integrators view the company? Inside this report, we examine statistics and commentary from 200 security integrators on Avigilon's positioning, pros, and cons.

By Ethan Ace - about 2 months ago

Key Control For Access Control Tutorial

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Many spend thousands on advanced access systems but regularly neglect one of the least expensive, yet most important aspects of all: Key Control. Keeping track of keys, who carries them, and which doors they open is vital for security. In...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 months ago

Axis Releasing Unified VMS / ACS

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Axis is moving into the 'unified VMS and access' market, but they tell us the release is unlikely to upset their partners. Will it and what impact will it have? We examine the new release inside, based on Axis feedback, and compare it to...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 months ago

ZKTeco Favorability Statistics 2021

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ZKTeco is China's largest access control company preparing to raise $190 million in its IPO but how well known and liked is it by integrators? Inside this report, we examine the key themes from 200+ integrator respondents favoring and...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 months ago

Openpath Favorability Statistics 2021

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Openpath has raised more than $60 million and teamed up with Meraki as it attempts to disrupt the access control market. But how well-liked is Openpath? Or even known? Inside this report, we examine statistics and commentary from 200+...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 months ago

Software House Favorability Statistics 2021

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Mega manufacturer Tyco offers multiple access control lines including Software House and Kantech. Kantech's favorability was solid but how would that compare to Software House? We examine the key themes for 200+ integrator responses favoring...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago

Proxy Favorability Statistics 2021

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Proxy raised $42 million in 2020 and has plans to disrupt physical access control. But how well-liked is Proxy? Or even known? Inside this report, we examine statistics and commentary from 200 security integrators on Proxy's positioning,...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago

Ubiquiti 2020 Financials Examined

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Ubiquiti's Q4 2020 revenue grew rapidly and profits even greater. Where is Ubiquiti's growth, and how is Ubiquiti's competitiveness in selling video surveillance? In this report, IPVM examines Ubiquiti's 2020 financials, including: Growth...

By Isabella Cheng - 2 months ago

Meraki And Openpath Team Up Vs Verkada

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The lock-in providers are now facing off in access control. Verkada entered access control last year and now Meraki has announced teaming up with Openpath to offer a rival locked-in video/access offering. How do they match up? Inside this...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago

DMP Launches X1 Cloud Access Control

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The cloud access control market is hot. Now, intrusion incumbent DMP has entered launching the X1 stand-alone cloud access platform, targeting Brivo, Prodatakey, OpenPath, and Feenics. Inside, we examine the offering: DMP X1 Product...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago

HID: Pandemic is Major Access Control Driver For 2021

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Is COVID-19 old news? Is 2021 going to be different? According to HID's "2021 State of Access" the pandemic is front and center for access control. In this report, we review: Pandemic Response Is 2021 Biggest Challenge Pandemic Is #2...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago

Mercury Security Favorability Statistics 2021

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Mercury Security manufacturers some of the most used products in access control for over 30+ partner access companies, but what do integrators think of them? Inside this report, we examine the key themes for 200+ integrators favoring and...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago

LenelS2 Favorability Statistics 2021

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One is among integrator's favorite access control manufacturers. The other is among integrator's choices for being the worst. Combined in 2018, they are now LenelS2. We examine the key themes for 200+ integrator responses favoring and...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago

Kantech Favorability Statistics 2021

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Mega manufacturer Tyco offers multiple access control lines including Kantech and Software House. In this entry, we review favorability for Kantech. We examine the key themes for 200+ integrator responses favoring and opposing Kantech in this...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago

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