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Ava Cameras Tested

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Ava has released their new direct-to-cloud IP cameras competing with Verkada in the growing cloud connected camera space. But how well do these new cameras really work? We bought and tested Ava's 4K and 5MP domes, examining: How do Ava's c...

By Derek Ward - 1 day ago

Camera Course January 2021 - Starts Tomorrow

Starts tomorrow! This is the only independent surveillance camera course, based on in-depth product and technology testing. Register now. Lots of manufacturer training exists but none it really teaches the underlying technologies and tradeoff...

By IPVM Team - 1 day ago

Tyco Cloudvue VMS and Cameras Tested

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Cloudvue is touting "Never Buy Another New Camera", offering hardware along with their cloud VMS for one annual subscription. We tested Cloudvue VMS and cameras, and in this report, we examine Cloudvue SaaS strengths and weaknesses, including...

By Sean Patton and Derek Ward - 6 days ago

Flock Safety LPR Tested

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LPR startup Flock has raised over $80 million, claiming their license plate readers "stop crime", but how well do they work in the real world? We tested Flock Safety's LPR camera for over two weeks, examining the following: How accurate ar...

By Derek Ward - 13 days ago

Pixels Determine Potential, Not Quality

More pixels do not always mean higher quality. Many other factors impact image quality, including low light, back light, compression, lenses, and more. However, pixels determine potential quality. In this note, we explain and help you make cl...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Wyze Cam v3 Tested Versus v2, Axis, And Hikvision

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Wyze has released the Wyze Cam v3 claiming "Brighter, Bolder, and Better than ever", claiming a starlight sensor, improved night vision, and more. We purchased the Wyze v3 and tested it against the Wyze Cam v2, Axis M3065-V, and Hikvision's P...

By Derek Ward - about 1 month ago

Hanwha Wisenet 7 Cameras Tested

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Hanwha has released their next generation Wisenet 7 cameras claiming "exceptional" resolution, "extreme" WDR, and advanced noise reduction. But how does this new series perform compared to their past generation models and competitors? We boug...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - about 2 months ago

Hikvision Wins $46 Million Provincial Capital Project Direct

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Hikvision has won a ~$46 million USD deal directly with a provincial capital. The deal includes ~5,000 cameras and covers a wide range of facial, traffic, and "smart community" analytics. In this report, we examine the details of the deal, lo...

By Isabella Cheng - about 2 months ago

Certify "The #1 Fever Detection Solution" Tested

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"Certify" claims to be "The #1 Fever Detection & Thermal Scanning Solution in the Marketplace" and "found in more than 75% of NFL stadiums", but how well does it really work? IPVM purchased and tested the Certify SnapXT Pro terminal, exam...

By Derek Ward - 2 months ago

Neurala Brain Builder Tested (Train Your Own Analytics)

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Do you want to train your analytics? For example, to detect a certain type of fish, tool, bird, buggy, etc.? While most analytics are pre-trained for people, vehicles, bikes, etc., Neurala says their Brain Builder app lets you train analytics for...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 2 months ago

China Dali Financials Show Fever Camera Demand Fall

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Zhejiang Dali, one of China's original thermal technology developers had excellent growth of 169% in H1 2020 with booming overseas fever camera sales but now reports fever camera demand has slowed significantly. In this post, we examine Zheji...

By Isabella Cheng - 2 months ago

Improved Uniview Wrist Temperature Reader Tested

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IPVM found major problems with Uniview's original wrist temperature reader, specifically allowing bad reads at various distances from the device. Now, Uniview has improved that. In this note, we report our results on the newer OEP-BTS1-BD-NB ...

By Derek Ward - 3 months ago

Avigilon Aggressive Trade-In Program Takes Aim At Competitors

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Avigilon has launched one of the most aggressive trade-in programs the video surveillance industry has ever seen. In this note, we examine how it works and what type of impact this may have on competitors including Axis and Hikvision.

By Ethan Ace and John Honovich - 3 months ago

Directory of 216 "Fever" Camera Suppliers

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This directory provides a list of "Fever" scanning thermal camera providers to help you see and research what options are available. There are a growing number of providers around the world. The goal of this directory is to provide a single l...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Meridian & Goodview (BEMS Relabeller) Temperature Screening Tested

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A lot of temperature tablets look exactly alike and that is because they use the same software, as new IPVM test results found. IPVM purchased the Meridian Temperature Screening Kiosk (partnered with HP and sold by CDW) and Goodview (sold by ...

By Derek Ward - 3 months ago

Verkada 2020 Cameras Image Quality Test

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Verkada's first-generation cameras suffered from numerous video quality problems. Now, they have released a second generation, but has it fixed these issues? We bought and tested two new Verkada models, the outdoor 4K CD61-E and indoor 5MP CD...

By Derek Ward - 4 months ago

Temperature Tablet Shootout - Dahua, Hikvision, ZKTeco, TVT + 5 More

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Temperature tablets, aka terminal or stations, have emerged as a 'low-cost (~$2,000) alternative to fever cameras, looking as a comparable bargain. However, IPVM testing of 9 different tablets has shown significant problems, most notably wide...

By Derek Ward - 4 months ago

Hanwha AI Object Detection Tested

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Hanwha has added detection and classification of people, cars, clothing style, masks, age, gender, glasses, hats, color and more to their AI cameras. But do these new analytics and search perform in the real world? We tested Hanwha's object m...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 4 months ago

IPVM Camera Calculator User Manual / Guide

Learn how to use the IPVM Camera Calculator (updated for Version 3.1). The guide below includes instructions, images, gifs, and videos demonstrating and explaining the Calculator's features. It will be updated periodically and you can ask question...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

China Bems Temperature Measurement Terminal Tested

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Guangzhou Bems (brand Benshi) is the manufacturer behind temperature terminals relabeled by over a dozen Western companies. But how well do they really work? We bought and tested Bems temperature measurement tablet, examining the following: ...

By Derek Ward - 4 months ago

Avigilon Elevated Temperature Detection Camera Tested

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Avigilon has entered the temperature screening market with the release of their H4 Thermal Elevated Temperature Detection Camera. But how does it compare to others which have been on the market for months or even years? We tested the ETD came...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 4 months ago

China Dali Fever Cameras and Booming Sales Examined

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Zhejiang Dali, one of China's original thermal technology developers, has seen significant growth in the last half-year due to booming fever camera sales overseas. In this report, based on speaking on Dali, we examine the company's: Origin...

By Isabella Cheng - 4 months ago

Quantum Dots Potential for Surveillance Cameras Explained

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Quantum dots are starting to be used in TVs for better images, but how will they impact the surveillance industry? IPVM investigates including a conversation with the CEO of a US-based quantum dot surveillance camera company.

By Zach Segal - 4 months ago

Exacq "Facial Matching" Facial Recognition Tested

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Exacq is claiming "Accurate Recall of Every Noteworthy Person of Interest" with their Tyco AI powered "Facial Matching", but how well does it work in real-world scenes? We tested Exacq Facial Matching examining: How does it perform in real...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

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