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Ava Cameras Tested

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Ava has released their new direct-to-cloud IP cameras competing with Verkada in the growing cloud connected camera space. But how well do these new cameras really work? We bought and tested Ava's 4K and 5MP domes, examining: How do Ava's c...

By Derek Ward - 1 day ago

Smart CODEC Usage Statistics 2021

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Smart codec usage has dropped moderately since 2019 despite nearly ubiquitous support for several years and, confusion around what constitutes a smart codec remains high. In this note, we examine the adoption rate of smart codecs and share inte...

By Zach Segal - 2 days ago

Frame Rate Guide for Video Surveillance

Choosing the right frame rate for your application is important but understandind when you should use 10 or 15 or 20 or 30 or even 60 frames per second can be unclear. In this guide, we explain: What speed do people move at and how does th...

By IPVM Team - 2 days ago

Camera Course January 2021

This is the only independent surveillance camera course, based on in-depth product and technology testing. Register now. Lots of manufacturer training exists but none it really teaches the underlying technologies and tradeoffs of current came...

By IPVM Team - 2 days ago

H.265 Usage Statistics 2021

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H.265 has been widely available in IP cameras for many years but new IPVM statistics show that a significant percentage of cameras still are not using it. Why? 175 integrators answered: In the past year, what percentage of cameras did you de...

By Zach Segal - 8 days ago

Video Surveillance Trends 101

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This report examines major industry factors and how they could impact video surveillance in the next 5 - 10 years. This is part of our Video Surveillance 101 course. In this report, we examine the following: How will AI impact the surveil...

By IPVM Team - 27 days ago

Wyze Cam v3 Tested Versus v2, Axis, And Hikvision

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Wyze has released the Wyze Cam v3 claiming "Brighter, Bolder, and Better than ever", claiming a starlight sensor, improved night vision, and more. We purchased the Wyze v3 and tested it against the Wyze Cam v2, Axis M3065-V, and Hikvision's P...

By Derek Ward - about 1 month ago

Video Surveillance History

The video surveillance market has changed significantly since 2000, going from VCRs to an emerging AI cloud era and now impacted by coronavirus. The goal of this history is to help professionals understand the important business and technolog...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

IP Networking Course May 2021 - Save $50

Register now and save $50 for the only IP networking course designed specifically for video surveillance professionals, taught live. Lots of network training exists but none of it really explains how it relates to actual video surveillance sy...

By John Scanlan - about 1 month ago

18 TB Video Surveillance Drives (WD and Seagate)

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Both Seagate and Western Digital recently announced 18TB hard drives specifically for video surveillance, claiming that AI analytics are pushing the need for more storage. But will 18TB have an impact? How is AI driving storage needs? In thi...

By Sean Patton - 3 months ago

Monitoring Alarm Systems From Home - Innovation or Danger?

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Remote monitoring by alarm companies since COVID-19 is bringing cost savings but threatening security and reliability. Will UL Standard updates make it safer? The UL Standard body recognizes at-home monitoring as a less preferred option, but ...

By Joey Walter - 3 months ago

Hanwha 8K / 33MP Camera Tested

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Hanwha Techwin has released an 8K / 33MP resolution camera, the TNB-9000 with Hanwha claiming the "TNB-9000 represents the highest performing, highest resolution camera to date of Wisenet lineup." Does moving to 8K make sense? We tested the ...

By Ethan Ace and Derek Ward - 4 months ago

Dedicated Vs Converged IP Video Networks Statistics 2020

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Running one's video system on a converged network with other devices can save costs. On the other hand, hand, doing so can present a security risk as well as increase troubleshooting challenges. In this report, we share responses from 170+ integr...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Network Cable Usage Statistics 2020 (Cat 5e vs Cat 6 vs Cat 6a)

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Integrators are split between using Cat 5e, 6, and 6a but 2 of them have gained at expense of the other, in new IPVM statistics. 175+ integrators answered "What category of cable do you install the most (e.g., 5, 5e, 6, 6a, etc.)? Why?". Insi...

By John Scanlan - 5 months ago

Startup Boulder AI Presents Edge to Cloud Physical Security

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Boulder AI, a deep learning startup taking on custom analytics projects with its in-house camera, presented its physical security solution at the 2020 IPVM Startups show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Boulder AI including IPVM...

By Joey Walter - 5 months ago

Taiwan Lilin NDAA Compliant Cameras Tested

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Taiwan-based manufacturer Lilin is taking direct aim at Dahua and Hikvision with their latest NDAA compliant cameras. But how well did these new models perform in our first Lilin test in a decade? We bought and tested 3 Lilin cameras, the Z2 ...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 5 months ago

Tiandy Super Starlight Cameras Tested

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Tiandy is taking aim at China competitors Dahua and Hikvision, with a new series of "super starlight" cameras, including white light illumination, and on-board people and vehicle detection. To see how they compare, we bought and tested four T...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 9 months ago

Ditek Presents 10 GbE Surge Protection

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Ditek presented its 10 Gigabit Surge Protectors at the April 2020 IPVM New Products show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Ditek including IPVM Q&A Background on the company and its products Key Positive factors to consider ...

By Brian Rhodes - 9 months ago

Favorite VSaaS Providers 2020

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VSaaS is starting to become mainstream but who are integrator's favorite? 200+ integrators told us their choices. The top choice? No one. But 4 North American companies are fairly close together. Inside this report, we review the rankings and ...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

New Axis M30 Cameras Tested

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Axis has released a new generation of, for them, relatively low cost M30 series cameras, claiming to deliver "sharp video quality even in poor light". We bought and tested the new 1080p M3065-V and 4MP M3066-V, to compare to their last generati...

By Derek Ward - 10 months ago

VSaaS 101

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Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) is the common industry term for cloud video. But what does it mean? How does it all work? Inside this guide, we explain the fundamentals step by step including: SaaS vs VSaaS Hosted vs Managed by Hy...

By IPVM Team - 10 months ago

TVT / InVid White Light Camera Tested Vs Hikvision ColorVu

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With mega China manufacturers Dahua and Hikvision facing both bans and human rights abuse sanctions, many budget buyers are turning to smaller China manufacturers such as TVT. But how well do TVT cameras work vs. Hikvision? We bought and tested...

By Derek Ward - 10 months ago

Mobotix 7 Line Camera Tested

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Mobotix is attempting a turn-around, struggling for years, then releasing the OEMed Move line, Mobotix is aiming for its new 7th generation line to stand out. We purchased an M73, along with Mobotix's recommended optical and IR Illumination mod...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 10 months ago

Camera Resolution Usage Statistics 2020

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The average resolution used, for new cameras, is now 4MP, according to new IPVM statistics, continuing the rise that we have mapped from 2014, 2016, and 2018. In this report, we examine responses from 200+ integrators, examining their reasons f...

By IPVM Team - 10 months ago

Video Surveillance Cameras 101

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Cameras come in many shapes, sizes and specifications. This 101 examines the basics of cameras and features used in 2021. In this report, we review the basics of cameras, including: Core components of cameras Analog vs. IP cameras Common...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

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