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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 - 7 days 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 - 13 days ago

IP Networking Course Fall 2020 - Last Chance - Register Now

Today is the last chance to register 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 surv...

By John Scanlan - about 1 month 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 - about 1 month 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 - about 2 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 - about 2 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 - about 2 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 - 2 months ago

Camera Course Summer 2020 - Last Chance

This is your last chance to register for the Summer 2020 Camera Course. 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 teache...

By IPVM Team - 3 months 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 - 6 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 - 6 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 - 6 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 - 6 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 - 7 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 - 7 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 - 7 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 - 8 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 - 8 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 2020. In this report, we review the basics of cameras, including: Core components of cameras Analog vs. IP cameras Common...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Video Surveillance Architecture 101

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Video surveillance can be designed and deployed in a number of ways. This 101 examines the most common options and architectures used in 2020. Architectures are based on 5 fundamental decisions: Encoding - Where is the video encoded? Camera?...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Hanwha Wisenet X Plus PTRZ Tested

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Hanwha has released their PTRZ camera, the Wisenet X Plus XNV-6081Z, claiming the "modular design allows for easy installation". We bought and tested the Hanwha XNV-6081Z to see how it performs, examining: How does installability compare to ...

By Derek Ward - 9 months ago

Converged vs Dedicated Networks For Surveillance Tutorial

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Use the existing network or deploy a new one? This is a critical choice in designing video surveillance systems. Though 'convergence' was a big theme of the past decade, deciding what to do has been much harder in practice. In this guide, we b...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

Glossary / Acronyms for Video Surveillance

This directory provides definitions and explanations for over 90 common video surveillance industry terms, including links to related IPVM tutorials and guides. This directory will be continuously updated. If there is a term you want to be in...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

IR Surveillance Camera Guide

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Integrated infrared (IR) cameras are everywhere in 2020, but not all IR is created equal, with many differences in coverage, overexposure, underexposure, handling moving objects, and more. In this guide, we examine these elements in detail to h...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

Network Cabling for Video Surveillance

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In this guide, we explain the fundamentals of network cabling for video surveillance networks, how they should be installed, and the differences in testing them for production networks. Specifically, we examine: Network Cabling Defined Netw...

By IPVM Team - 10 months ago

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