Hd analog (111)

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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 - over 2 years 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 - over 2 years 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 - over 2 years 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 - over 2 years 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 - over 2 years 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 - almost 3 years 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 - almost 3 years 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 - almost 3 years 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 - almost 3 years 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 - about 3 years ago

Top 10 IP Camera Troubleshooting Tips

Troubleshooting IP cameras can be tricky and frustrating. Despite everything looking correct, it can still take some extra effort to bring IP cameras up and operational. As IP video matures, the technology gets easier to configure, but it is still...

By IPVM Team - about 3 years ago

UNV Challenges Dahua and Hikvision Internationally

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UNV (aka Uniview) bills themselves as the 3rd largest manufacturer in China, quite large by global standards, with revenue in the hundreds of millions, but still dwarfed by the huge size of Dahua and particularly Hikvision. UNV, like their larger...

By John Honovich - about 3 years ago

ISC West 2016 Best and Worst

ISC West 2016 had very strong attendance and moderately strong new products, following a year of unprecedented acquisitions. Traffic was almost too heavy on the first day. Here it is 10 minutes after the opening: Booth Video Overviews B...

By IPVM Team - about 3 years ago

Axis Launches Chinese Competitor Line

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After years of letting Chinese manufacturers bully Axis out of the low end of the market, Axis has launched its most aggressive entry level offering ever. In this note, we examine the new Axis Companion line, its features, pricing and how it matc...

By John Honovich - about 3 years ago

Dahua Declares Defeat, 'Embraces' Enemies

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Lost. The world's second largest video surveillance manufacturer has done a complete turnaround, from threatening to sue their enemies for stealing their 'technology' to welcoming them in yet another embarrassing move. In this note, we examine D...

By John Honovich - about 3 years ago

Hanwha / Samsung Launches Analog HD+

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HD analog continues to gain stream. Hanwha (formerly Samsung) Techwin has launched their professional line of AHD products, which they are calling HD+. In this note, we examine the offering, based on a conversation with Hanwha, and compare to Da...

By John Honovich - about 3 years ago

Hikvision Launches 5MP Analog Turbo HD 3.0

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Axis is about to become even more wrong about analog HD. As we reported in 2015, Techpoint has developed HD analog technology that delivers 5MP resolution. Now, Hikvision is incorporating that into their new Turbo HD 3.0 release. Inside this not...

By John Honovich - about 3 years ago

Axis Is In Denial About HD Analog

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For more than a decade, Axis' #1 argument against analog has been no HD.  This, of course, is no longer the case. Unfortunately, Axis remains in denial and trying to deceive about the reality of today's market.

By John Honovich - over 3 years ago

Power over HD Coax Coming 2017

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One of the big installation benefits of IP cameras has been Power over Ethernet (PoE). Instead of using one cable for video and another for power, a single cable can be used and power transformers can be eliminated. Recently, HD analog has become...

By Brian Rhodes - over 3 years ago

Top 5 Video Surveillance Product Advances Going Into 2016

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Here are the 5 product areas that have had the most meaningful product advanced in 2015, that you should be looking at incorporating in 2016: Smart codecs Multi-imager cameras 1/2" super low light cameras ONVIF out Design software Inside...

By John Honovich - over 3 years ago

Hikvision Ezviz Tested

Last month, Hikvision Launched Direct End User Sales with their Ezviz line, sold through online and big box channels direct to consumers. We bought their 4-channel 1080p HDTVI kit for $199 online to see how it stacks up to their commercial, Hikvi...

By Ethan Ace - over 3 years ago

Security Cameras 2016 Review

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In 10 minutes, this note explains the current state of security / surveillance cameras in 2016, reflecting new technology changes and market shifts. This will help you to avoid mistakes based on out of date information. We cover: Resolution - ...

By John Honovich - over 3 years ago

The Biggest Surprises in the Video Surveillance Industry 2015

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100+ integrators told us what the biggest surprise in the video surveillance industry in 2015 was for them. Inside, we share dozens of comments and reveal the 3 key themes. 3 Themes The big 3 themes were:

By John Honovich - over 3 years ago

Live From China CPSE 2015

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China's growing influence, if not dominance, of the global video surveillance market is unquestionable. To better understand this, IPVM has gone to China. Our first stop is CPSE, which claims ~1000 exhibitors and 100,000+ attendees (~4x that of I...

By IPVM Team - over 3 years ago

TVI Launches 3MP, 4MP, 5MP Analog Cameras

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One key barrier to HD analog is about to fall. This is a live report from China's CPSE show in Shenzhen where the company behind TVI, Techpoint, is launching its new 3MP and 5MP offerings. In this note, we explain the release, share pictures from...

By Ethan Ace - over 3 years ago

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