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Directory of Alarm Company Brokers

Selling an RMR based business, such as alarm company, can be highly profitable, with acquisition prices of 36 to 48x RMR (equivalent to 3 to 4x annual recurring revenue) commonplace. Most alarm companies hire a broker to help facilitate the deal....

By Ari Erenthal - 4 days ago

Directory of Alarm Panel Manufacturers

(PRO Only)

Alarm panels are the central controller of intrusion systems. The following is a list of manufacturers of alarm panels. This directory only covers commercial manufacturers and omits DIY systems. We also omitted fire-only panel manufacturers.  ...

By Ari Erenthal - 8 days ago

Directory Of Wholesale Central Station Monitoring Providers

Wholesale central stations help smaller and local dealers providing monitoring to their customers. Dozens of options exist.  Below is the first version of our directory of options in North America. We plan to expand it both in number of listings ...

By Ari Erenthal - 9 days ago

Free VMS Software Directory

Many Video Management Software (VMS) providers offer free versions, either open source, for a limited number of cameras or for a limited amount of time. These options may help users with limited needs or those looking to test out VMS before buyin...

By Brian Karas - about 1 month ago

Genetec Access Control Security Center 5.5 Release

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Inside, we examine Genetec's new Access Control features in Security Center 5.5. Enhanced Active Directory and 'Universal Groups' New, Single screen Server Admin page New Email Camera Snapshots Add GPS Object Locations on Maps New Global I/...

By Brian Rhodes - 6 months ago

Directory Of 94 Video Management Software (VMS) Suppliers

(PRO Only)

This directory provides a list of Video Management Software providers to help you see and research what options are available. Listing Format The listing is in the layout of: Company Name, Product Name, Home Country, Notes, IPVM Tests/Report li...

By Brian Karas - 6 months ago

IP Cameras Default Passwords Directory

Finding an IP camera's default password can be tedious or aggravating. And keeping up with changes in newer firmwares can be difficult, especially for occasional users.  With that in mind, we have gathered this list of IP camera manufacturers and...

By Ethan Ace - 9 months ago

New Products Directory - ISC West 2016

It has been a busy few months in the industry, with new product announcements, many acquisitions and lots of moves. Here is a directory of them all in one place. Spring 2016 new product releases: AgentVi Cloud Analytics Launched Avigilon H4 H...

By Brian Karas - 11 months ago

IPVM New Features and Improvements Directory

IPVM's development team continuously releases new features and site improvements. This document lists those items so you can see what has changed and get a sense of the pace and scope of developments. Any questions or feedback, feel free to do so ...

By John Honovich - 12 months ago

Network Security for IP Video Surveillance Guide 2016

(PRO Only)

Keeping surveillance networks secure can be a daunting task, but there are several methods that can greatly reduce risk, especially when used in conjunction with each other. In this guide, we look at several security techniques, both physical and...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 year ago

Calculate Any Camera Model Free

Now, you can calculate any camera model free using the IPVM Camera Calculator. Plus, easily share links to let your customers calculate specific models. We have added new convenience functions and opened up access to individual camera models. Hel...

By John Honovich - about 1 year ago

Directory of Access Products Supporting Wiegand Replacement OSDP

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OSDP is a clear replacement for Wiegand, with increasing industry support and end user adoption. However, manufacturer acceptance of OSDP into access products is still fragmented, with many manufacturers still currently producing older 'wiegand o...

By Brian Rhodes - over 1 year ago

33 New Products Directory - Fall 2015

 New products or major tech isssues that IPVM has reported on this summer / fall: Axis Releases Their Own Video Analytics Axis Non-IP Camera / DVR Kit Is Here BluB0X - The Most Ambitious Security Startup in Years The Hikvision Hacking Malwar...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

Directory of 120+ Security Manufacturer Representative Firms

Below is a list of 120+ Security Manufacturer Representative Firms. These companies partner with manufacturers to represent them in specific regions. Typically, a 'rep firm' will represent one manufacturer for each product category (one camera lin...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

Directory Default IP Camera Addresses

(PRO Only)

Initializing IP cameras can be tedious and frustrating, made worse because manufacturers have no standardization, with some supporting DHCP, some using default IP addresses, and some using both. In this post, we have compiled a list of 14 IP came...

By Derek Ward - about 2 years ago

IP Camera Passwords - Axis, Dahua, Samsung

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IP cameras are famous / infamous for weak default passwords that can lead to major problems. See our IP Cameras Default Passwords Directory for examples. However, in the last few years that is starting to change. In this note, we look at passwor...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Fall 2014 New Products Directory

New releases are weak this year, and unfortunately, the trend does not appear to be changing this fall. Here is a list of new products released since April, with links to IPVM's review or the manufacturer's webpage. Below are fall new releases a...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

IP Camera Firmware Upgrade Directory

Updating firmware can be one of the most tedious tasks involved in any IP camera system. It is not always clear what version is latest, what has changed or been fixed, and where to even download it. We've compiled the following list of common IP ...

By Derek Ward - over 2 years ago

ONVIF Launches Enforcement Campaign

Dozens of manufacturers abuse ONVIF conformance, as demonstrated by IPVM’s recent ONVIF faking directory. Campaign Launched Now, ONVIF has launched an “Education, Enforcement Campaign to Ensure Product Conformance” with ONVIF’s chairman pledging...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

IP Camera Sample Shots Directory

16 total shots - 6 cameras, side by side, from 720p to 10MP, were recorded at 8 different scenes. We tested entrances, fields, intersections, parking lots, parking ramps, vehicle exits, and city streets. Here's an overview of the day time shots:...

By Derek Ward - almost 3 years ago

52 New Products Directory ISC West 2014

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This is the worst crop of new announcements in years, with minimal advances. Here is a list of announcements and links to the manufacturer's website page (or IPVM review) of new products being showcased at ISC West 2014.

By John Honovich - almost 3 years ago

VMS User Management Guide

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Properly managing user access to video management systems is a key factor, especially in larger systems that consist of dozens, hundreds or even thousands of recorders. In this guide, we explain tradeoffs of different approaches to user management...

By Sarit Williams - about 3 years ago

New Products Directory ASIS 2013

(PRO Only)

New product releases are a dud overall. The biggest news is Axis and Milestone both entering the physical access control market. Before that, the two announcements getting the most reads so far are Aventura's H.265 cameras, which most people beli...

By John Honovich - over 3 years ago

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