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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 - 1 day ago

Directory of 211 "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 - 7 days 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 - 8 days 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 - 15 days 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 - 21 days 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 - 23 days 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 - 28 days 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 - 29 days 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 - about 1 month 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 - about 1 month 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 - about 1 month 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 - about 2 months ago

K3 Pro Wall Mounted IR Gun Tested

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The original K3 model was lacking in features that the K7 model had and was the superior choice of the two. Now, there is a K3 "Pro" model from Testacy that looks to improve upon the K3, with a better UI and easier configuration. But how well did ...

By Derek Ward - about 2 months ago

Avigilon Social Distancing Analytics Tested

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Avigilon released its social distancing analytics in response to the coronavirus pandemic, promising to "ensure the health and safety of your staff and customers". In this report, we share our findings across: How accurate are Avigilon's d...

By Sean Patton - about 2 months ago

Don't Be Fooled By Hot Water Bottle Fever Camera Demos

Fever camera salesmen like to fool buyers (and themselves) with hot water bottle demos. It deceives and detracts from the real flaw - these systems miss real human elevated temperatures. Learn how / watch now: What's clever is that many people ...

By Ethan Ace and John Honovich - about 2 months ago

Herta Facial Recognition Plus Masks Tested

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Masks increase face recognition errors, but facial recognition developer Herta is claiming their algorithm gives priority to the upper part of the face, offering accurate recognition even with masks on. We tested Herta's BioSurveillance facia...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 2 months ago

Worst "Fever Detection" Terminal Tested Yet (Aratek)

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Temperature tablets have performed badly in IPVM tests but our newest test of the Aratek BA8200-T is, so far, the worst. We tested the Aratek BA8200-T, answering the following: How often did they miss elevated temperatures? How accurate a...

By Derek Ward - 2 months ago

Taiwan Lilin NDAA Compliant Cameras Tested

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Taiwan-based manufacturer Lilin is taking direct aim at Dahua and Hikvision with their latest NDAA compliant cameras. But how well did these new models perform in our first Lilin test in a decade? We bought and tested 3 Lilin cameras, the Z2 ...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 2 months ago

Hanwha AI Analytics Camera Tested

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Hanwha has released their Wisenet P AI camera, adding person and vehicle classification to their analytics. But how does this new AI work in real world scenes? We bought and tested the PNV-A9081R examining: How accurate are person and vehi...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 2 months ago

Telpo China Temperature Tablets Tested

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The provider for overseas companies ranging from Canon Singapore to US' PopID, Telepower Communication Co., Ltd (Telpo), is offering a line of 10+ fever detection devices. But how well do they work? We tested the Telpo TPS980T, with a 32x32 t...

By Isabella Cheng and Derek Ward - 2 months ago

Face Detection Shootout - Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Uniview, Vivotek

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Face detection analytics are available from a number of manufactures including Dahua, Vivotek, Hikvision, Uniview, and Hanwha, but how well do they work? We tested face detection analytics across these manufacturers examining: Can faces st...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

This YouTuber is Now Selling ThermoHealth Temperature Screening

An enterprising 20-year old is mass marketing medical devices on Facebook and Instagram, selling the K3 (tested here) at a ~600% markup. Inside this post, we examine who he is, how he told IPVM he "wakes up at 5 am and works until midnight", ...

By Joey Walter - 3 months ago

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