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Axis 12MP Stereographic Camera Tested (M3058-LVE)

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Axis has released the M3058-PLVE, a 12MP sensor, stereographic panoramic camera and Axis' first with integrated IR claiming images "sharp to the edges", "automatically adaptable" OptimizedIR, and more. To see how these claims perform in the real ...

By Ethan Ace - 14 days ago

Last Chance - May 2018 Camera Course

This is the last chance to register as the course starts next week. This is the only independent surveillance camera course, based on in-depth product and technology testing. Lots of manufacturer training exists but none it really teaches the un...

By Brian Rhodes - 21 days ago

IP Network Hardware for Surveillance Guide

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Video surveillance systems depend on IP networking equipment. In this guide, we explain the key pieces of equipment and features, explaining where and why they are typically used. The topics covered include: Fast / Gigabit / 10 Gigabit Ethern...

By IPVM Team - 22 days ago

Hikvision DarkfighterX Vs Darkfighter PTZ Tested

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Hikvision has focused on improving low-light performance for PTZs, an area that has traditionally been a problem, even more so than fixed cameras, do to the challenges of higher F stops and long-range varifocal lenses of PTZs. Two of Hikvision'...

By Ethan Ace - 28 days ago

April 2018 IP Networking Course

This is the last chance to register for our IP Networking course. Register now. NEW - 2 sessions per class, 'day' and 'night' to give you double the chance of attending live. Lots of generic network training exists but none of it really explains...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Wireless Networking For Video Surveillance Guide

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Wireless networking is a niche in video surveillance applications, but it can be a difficult one to understand with proper wireless design, equipment selection, interference, and other factors impacting it usage. In this guide, we break down the ...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

Cellular (4G / LTE / 5G) For Video Surveillance Guide

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In this report, we explain using cellular for video surveillance including: 4G vs LTE vs 5G 4G standards 5G future Advantage: Placing cameras "anywhere" Advantage: Quick deployment Disadvantage: Recurring costs Disadvantage: Bandwidth cap...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Hikvision 6MP Camera Tested (DS-2CD4565-IZH)

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In the next installment of our ongoing testing of 5MP/6MP cameras, we test the Hikvision DS-2CD4565F-IZH, a 'Smart Series' vandal dome combining higher resolution, a larger 1/1.8" imager and integrated IR. We bought and tested the 4565 to see h...

By John Scanlan - 3 months ago

Video Privacy Mask Tutorial

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Privacy has historically been hotly debated in the surveillance industry, especially in public surveillance systems where cameras may be located in residential areas. This is becoming even a greater concern as the EU implements the General Data Pr...

By Ethan Ace - 3 months ago

Hanwha Wave VMS Tested

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Hanwha has released their first open platform VMS, Wisenet Wave, an Network Optix OEM (see test results) enhanced with integrations and optimizations for Hanwha's products. In this report, we examine how Wave performs including: Hanwha camera/...

By Ethan Ace - 4 months ago

VSaaS Usage Statistics 2018

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VSaaS has been a 'next big thing' for more than a decade. The prospect of managing, storing and streaming video from the cloud rather than on-premise has been anticipated for years. But in 2016, IPVM stats showed less than 1/4th of integrators wer...

By Brian Karas - 4 months ago

Multicasting Surveillance Tutorial

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Network bandwidth can be a concern for some surveillance systems. While improvements in video codecs, such as smart codecs for H.264 and H.265, have reduced bandwidth needs significantly, large systems still encounter issues with large amounts o...

By IPVM Team - 5 months ago

2018 IP Networking Book Released

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The new IP Networking Book 2018 is a 228-page in-depth guide that teaches you how IT and telecom technologies impact modern security systems, notably updated and expanded since 2017. The book will give you the knowledge and the confidence to make...

By IPVM Team - 5 months ago

QoS for Video Surveillance

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Along with VLANs, QoS is one of the most misunderstood topics in IP surveillance networks. Many purported "experts" claim it is required in any and all surveillance systems, but little clear guidance is given about why, leaving those new to the ...

By IPVM Team - 5 months ago

Hikvision NVR Load Testing

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IPVM members recently debated Hikvision NVR's performance under load in Hikvision 30+ Cameras On NVR - Apps And Client Really Slow Down And CPU Usage Jumps - Any Other Experiences Or Tests? To see how Hikvision's NVRs and iVMS-4200 software handl...

By Ethan Ace - 5 months ago

D-Link ONVIF Switch Tested

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D-Link's surveillance switches claim to "enhance ease of use and streamline management" for network administrators, with simplified UIs and automatic discovery of ONVIF devices to show what cameras are connected along with key information such as ...

By John Scanlan - 6 months ago

IP Camera Manufacturer Compression Comparison

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Despite the use of standards-based video compression (H.264/H.265), our tests show that default image quality settings for different manufacturers vary widely, with no standards for terminology or scale used. This can result in two cameras with th...

By Ethan Ace - 6 months ago

Camera Multi-Streaming Usage

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IP cameras typically support multiple streams, allowing a single camera to transmit multiple streams at different resolutions, frame rates and even codecs. The most common use case for multi-streaming is for display purposes. For example, a clien...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

CBR vs VBR vs MBR - Surveillance Streaming

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How you stream video has a major impact on quality and bandwidth. And it is not simply CODEC choice (e.g., H.264 vs H.265). Regardless of the CODEC, one still needs to choose how the video stream handles changes in scene complexity. There are th...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Hikvision 4K IR PTZ Tested (DS-2DF8836IV-AELW)

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The IR PTZ trend continues, now with 4K resolution, with Hikvision releasing its DS-2DF8836IVAEL-W camera, a 4K 1/1.9" PTZ model specifying 200m IR range and 36x zoom. We bought and tested this model to see how it performs in day and night scenes...

By Ethan Ace - 7 months ago

ZoneMinder Open Source Profile

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The first, oldest and probably the best known open source VMS is ZoneMinder. But where has it gone and is it still relevant today in a world of $200 NVRs and various free VMS options? IPVM spoke with ZoneMinder's lead developer, Isaac Connor, ab...

By Brian Karas - 7 months ago

Smart Codec Usage Surges - 2017 Statistics

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Smart codec usage has surged in 2017, new IPVM statistics show. Smart codecs are less than three years old, starting in 2015 with Axis. Now, smart codecs are widely offered by various manufacturers, for both H.264 and H.265, delivering 30 - 90% r...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

Avigilon H4 IR Mini Dome Camera Tested

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Avigilon has released their successor to the aging Micro Dome, the H4 Mini Dome, claiming easy install, a patent-pending surface/recessed mounting system, Lightcatcher low light performance, true WDR and more. We bought this new model and teste...

By John Scanlan - 7 months ago

Axis 'Sold Out' P3707-PVE Multi-Imager Tested

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Axis faced significant product shortages over the summer. Perhaps the most notorious and significantly sold out model was the Axis P3707-PE 8MP multi-imager, with stories from integrators circulating of various large orders of this model blocking...

By Ethan Ace - 7 months ago

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