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QSR Video Surveillance Best Practices

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Fast food restaurants or QSRs (quick service restaurants), are frequent victims of crime and fraud. Because they are open late, deal with cash, and are designed to be exited quickly, they make attractive robbery targets. Because they are often car...

By Ari Erenthal - over 3 years ago

Axis 20MP Q1659 Camera Tested

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Axis has joined the super high resolution camera trend with their Q1659, a 20MP model equipped with Canon's APS-C sensor. We tested the Q1659 against Axis' current super low light and integrated IR models: We tested: Daytime image quality ...

By Ethan Ace - over 3 years ago

48MP 180 Camera (Digital Watchdog) Test

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Camera resolution continues to advance, with Digital Watchdog offering the MegaPIX PANO 48MP 180° camera, the highest resolution mainstream camera available, outside of $10,000+ specialty cameras (such as Dallmeier's Panomera). But, with this hig...

By Ethan Ace - over 3 years ago

Hanwha Low Cost WiseNet X Camera (XND-6010) Tested

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IPVM bought and tested the lowest-cost WiseNet X model, the indoor 2MP fixed focal XND-6010 dome, continuing our testing of Hanwha's new WiseNet X line. We shot out the 6010 against competitive low-cost fixed focal models from Axis and Hikvision ...

By John Scanlan - over 3 years ago

Pelco Surevision 3 Tested

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Pelco has released generation 3 of its Surevision cameras, claiming improved performance in both super low light and WDR performance. We bought and tested the 1080p Pelco IME229 [link no longer available] against competitive models from Axis, Hik...

By John Scanlan - over 3 years ago

TVI 4.0 Doubles HD Analog Bandwidth

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HD analog's move up market continues. Starting a few years ago at just 720p, HD analog is now poised for 4K and beyond. Techpoint, the company behind HD-TVI, the HD analog format used most notably by Hikvision, has released their 4th generation ...

By Brian Karas - over 3 years ago

Arecont Vision MicroDome Duo Tested

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Arecont Vision is back with another multi-head camera, this time thinking smaller with the MicroDome Duo [link no longer available], a two-imager model, with the tagline "Look both ways for hallway surveillance", a form factor rarely seen in sur...

By John Scanlan - over 3 years ago

Arecont Favorability Results 2017

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Given Arecont is 3 time defending integrator choice for worst camera manufacturer, it should be little surprise they had the lowest score in the integrator Favorability series. Integrators detailed why they dislike Arecont, and comments indicate ...

By John Honovich - over 3 years ago

Avigilon Pro 4K Camera Tested

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Avigilon is best known for their large sensor, high megapixel cameras. But with new offerings from Sony and soon Axis, the questions is how well their H4 Pro Series can keep up with competitors. In this report, we tested the Avigilon 4K Pro (8L-H...

By Ethan Ace - over 3 years ago

Hikvision No on H.265 But Pro On H.265+

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Hikvision said H.265 was a 'solution in search of a problem' a half year ago but now they are getting bullish, embracing H.265+. In this report, we examine Hikvision's new position on H.265, and the likelihood that the company can change the slow...

By Brian Karas - over 3 years ago

Surveillance Cameras 2017 Overview

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This report concisely explains the developments and most common options for surveillance cameras offered in 2017, including resolution, H.265, HD analog, image quality, video analytics and cost. Compared to surveillance camera developments in 201...

By John Honovich - over 3 years ago

Calculating Video Surveillance Storage / Bandwidth

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Calculating surveillance bandwidth is complex, and inexperienced users can easily underestimate bandwidth, leading to reduced storage durations and/or overloaded networks. The most common way technicians estimate storage is to use manufacturer or...

By IPVM Team - over 3 years ago

Video Surveillance Bandwidth Guide

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Bandwidth is one of the most fundamental, complex and overlooked aspects of video surveillance. Many simply assume it is a linear function of resolution and frame rate. Not only is that wrong, it misses a number of other critical elements and fai...

By IPVM Team - almost 4 years ago

Milestone: H.265 Not Ready For Prime Time

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Hype for H.265 has been growing, but Milestone is recommending restraint, despite supporting H.265. In this note, we examine Milestone's position on H.265, and what the company says is holding back H.265 adoption, contrasting it to recent moves b...

By Brian Karas - almost 4 years ago

Dahua Discontinuing H.264 Only Products

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Dahua has taken a stand for H.265 and is discontinuing its H.264 only products. We examine the shakeup inside this report.

By Brian Karas - almost 4 years ago

Longse vs Dahua and Hikvision Tested

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For many, even $100 cameras are too expensive. That is where spam king Longse comes in with their relentless offer of ~$20 cameras. In our past tests, Longse was no match for Hikvision or Dahua, with numerous quality flaws. But with cameras advan...

By Ethan Ace - almost 4 years ago

Major Manufacturers Dropping MJPEG

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MJPEG has hung on for years, still in use in some systems despite H.264's dominance for the better part of the past decade. However, now some manufacturers have removed MJPEG from their cameras and recorders, forcing users to stream H.264. We loo...

By Ethan Ace - almost 4 years ago

Sony 35mm Super Low Light Camera Tested

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Sony is making a big push for their SNCVB770 camera, touting its low light capabilities that they claim can deliver true color in pitch black darkness. While the 'super low' light market segment is definitely growing, Sony's SNCVB770 has a dramat...

By Ethan Ace - almost 4 years ago

60% Lower Bandwidth, 'Video Anywhere' - Digital Barriers TVI / EdgeVis

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Streaming video over low bandwidth, wireless connections often results in stalled video, broken up video or significant video delays. But Digital Barriers says their TVI CODEC (not to be confused with the HD Analog format), which is being re-bran...

By Brian Karas - almost 4 years ago

Mobile VMS Top Integrator Problems

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In an IPVM survey, integrators report 4 problems most consistently with using mobile VMS applications: Network setup / cybersecurity concerns Latency / Delay / Throughput issues in connecting to video Lost settings / updates break connectivit...

By Ethan Ace - almost 4 years ago

Sony and Samsung Breaking VBR

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For years, users have known variable bitrate (VBR) as one thing only: bandwidth varies, compression stays the same. This is not an accident but an essential characteristic of VBR. By allowing the bit rate to vary, the compression level can stay t...

By Ethan Ace - almost 4 years ago

4 Biggest Low Light Problems

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100 integrators told IPVM what their biggest problems were with low light images. The most commonly cited themes were: Limited IR Range Uneven Coverage Image Noise Cost vs Customer Expectations In this report, we share dozens of integrat...

By Brian Karas - almost 4 years ago

Samsung 'Q' Low-Cost 1080p Dome Tested

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The most competitive part of the market is for low-cost cameras. Hanwha Techwin / Samsung has released its new low-cost Q series to go after this segment. We bought two of these new Wisenet Q models and tested them against competitive domes from...

By John Scanlan - almost 4 years ago

Axis Zipstream 2 Tested

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Smart codecs are one of the big trends in the industry now. Axis was the first manufacturer to launch a smart codec, releasing Zipstream in Spring 2015, but since then they have been followed by others, including Hikvision H.264+, Panasonic Smart...

By Ethan Ace - almost 4 years ago

Arecont To Release Industries' Best H.265 Support

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Go big, or go home. That seems to be Arecont's philosophy for H.265, they say they are working on the "best" H.265 implementation in the market.   In this report, we examine: Arecont's success being first to market with H.264 MP Arecont's li...

By Brian Karas - almost 4 years ago

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