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Universal HD Analog Encoder Tested (DW Compressor)

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Digital Watchdog has released the Compressor HD, a "universal" HD analog encoder, with support for AHD, CVI, TVI and SD analog cameras. We tested the Compressor HD with over a dozen AHD, TVI, and CVI cameras from multiple manufacturers to see how...

By Ethan Ace - 5 months ago

Milestone New "+" Claims To "Conquer The Mid-Market"

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Milestone has declared they are going to "Conquer The Mid-Market" with new "+" releases. Will they? In this report, we examine Milestone's "+" additions to their XProtect lineup, pricing changes, examines the upgrade process and logistical eleme...

By Brian Karas - 6 months 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 - 9 months ago

Axis: "Everything is IP" - False

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Axis is congratulating itself, with executive Fredrick Nilsson declaring: "Now the conversion is all done and everything is IP and analog is rapidly on the decline... It's kind of fun to reflect...." It surely is 'fun' for Axis to say that...

By John Honovich - 9 months ago

Cutting Costs 70% Using Milestone With HD Analog

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HD analog and enterprise VMSes are often thought of as being on opposite sides of the spectrum, with HD analog best for small jobs due to its low cost while enterprise VMSes only justifiable in large ones due to its high cost. However, we have be...

By Brian Karas - 9 months ago

Dahua 4K HD Analog Cameras Announced

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HD analog has been gaining popularity (even if Axis hopes otherwise). Last year, HD analog's max resolution doubled from 1080p to 4MP (see our 4MP HD analog test). Now, HD analog is poised to double resolution again, to 4K.  We have technical d...

By Brian Karas - 9 months ago

Integrator's Top Selling Cameras 2017

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8 manufacturers accounted for 80% of the top selling camera lines for ~150 integrator responses. This report demonstrates which brands integrators typically lead with. While this does correlate to overall sales, this post does not attempt to dete...

By Brian Karas - 9 months ago

HD Analog Usage Rising But Barriers Growing

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The good news for HD analog is that its usage is rising, fairly significantly since our 2015 HD analog usage statistics. The bad news for HD analog is that integrators rejecting it is also rising, even more significantly compared to 2015. The re...

By Brian Karas - 11 months ago

Surveillance Cameras 2017 Review

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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 - 11 months ago

12 Video Surveillance Poll Results 2016

IPVM has conducted more than 100 polls this year. Here are a selection of 12 of the most interesting results, receiving 4,500+ votes: Hikvision vs Genetec In the most commented and debated move of the year, Genetec Expelled Hikvision. Despite Hi...

By Brian Karas - 11 months ago

WDR Tutorial 2017

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Understanding wide dynamic range (WDR) is critical to capturing high quality images in demanding conditions. However, with no real standards, any manufacturer can claim WDR, and many do even if actual performance is weak, causing confusion for eve...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

HD Analog vs IP Guide 2017

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For years, HD resolution was IP camera's greatest advantage. However, starting in 2013, analog cameras with HD resolution started shipping and, now, just a few years later, HD analog has become a significant force in the video surveillance indust...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

ADI Launches HD Analog W-Box Series

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Forget $100 MP cameras or even $50 MP cameras. ADI continues to build its white label W-Box product portfolio, now adding HD analog for incredibly low prices. In this note, we review ADI W-Box's new HD-TVI lineup and the impact on ADI's key supp...

By Brian Karas - 11 months ago

Top Surprises in the Video Surveillance Industry 2016

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The top 3 surprises of 2016 for integrators surveyed by IPVM were: The race to bottom, repeating 2015's Top Surprise Result New - Cybersecurity concerns growing (related, see our Cyber Security For Video Surveillance Study) Mergers and acqui...

By Brian Karas - 12 months ago

Axis: HD Analog Will Die Out

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If you are a fan of HD analog, stock up now. Axis says the popular low-cost architecture is going to reverse course and die out in the next couple of years. Axis has moved from misunderstanding HD analog, to creative positioning against HD analo...

By Brian Karas - about 1 year 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 - about 1 year ago

Dahua 4MP HD Analog Tested

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A few years ago, analog was SD only. In the past few years, HD analog, up to 1080p, has become commonplace. Now, HD analog is doubling its max resolution to 4MP. We bought and tested two of Dahua's new 4MP CVI 3.0 cameras, the A43AG23 turret/ey...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 year ago

Pelco Matrix End Of Life - End Of An Era

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Pelco Matrix switchers, once the pinnacle of large SD analog installations, are now literally impossible to build. The Matrix products were not cancelled due to simple lack of demand, customers were buying them up until the very end, the reason f...

By Brian Karas - about 1 year ago

History of Video Surveillance

This is a concise history of video surveillance covering the past decade.  The goal is to help professionals newer to the industry understand the important business and technology shifts that impact the market today. It is not intended to cover...

By John Honovich - about 1 year ago

Axis Loses Resolution Advantage, Pushes New Analog Counter

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Axis has finally given up their key decade-long anti-analog position. To get around this, Axis is shifting to a new strategy, that is far weaker than their previous position. In this report, we look at Axis' IP camera benefits vs analog and how ...

By Brian Karas - about 1 year ago

HD Analog DVRs With Exacq, Milestone and Genetec VMSes Tested

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HD analog offerings have proven to deliver HD video at radically lower prices. However, the main limitation for professional applications is their recorders / VMS software. The advanced features and usability of Dahua and Hikvision's DVR / VMSes ...

By Ethan Ace - over 1 year ago

Samsung Wisenet HD+ Tested

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HD analog continues to expand, now with Hanwha/Samsung offering AHD via their Wisenet HD+ line. We bought two 1080p camera models, their higher-end outdoor vandal dome (SCV-6083R) and their lowest cost dome (SCD-6023R), to test with a 4-channel D...

By Ethan Ace - over 1 year ago

March Networks MP Coax DPoC Camera Examined

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Add a new entrant to coax based HD offerings. Instead of joining AHD, CVI or TVI, March has developed a different approach to using / reusing coaxial cable and delivering HD video. In this note, we examine the offering, its pricing, positioning a...

By Brian Karas - over 1 year ago

FLIR / Lorex and Hanwha / Samsung Groundbreaking Low Kit Pricing

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Less than 3 years ago, the big news in low cost kits was a $699 Q-See package including (4) 720p cameras and a 1TB NVR. At that time, it really was amazing, considering what prices had been through 2012 / 2013. But now, FLIR / Lorex and Hanwha / ...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

Universal Camera Tester Tested (IPC-8600)

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Setting up cameras is often a pain. A number of test tools exist but are frequently limited on camera support or have a small screen, slow interface or other issues. Many installers still use laptops, even though they are inconvenient or risky wh...

By Ethan Ace - over 1 year ago

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