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Fever Inspect Tested

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US Startup Fever Inspect has released a Made-in-the-USA device with atypical integrated blackbodies, eliminating the need for a separate blackbody unit. But how well does it work in real-world testing? We tested Fever Inspect FIP-S,...

By Derek Ward - 11 days ago

Video Analytics Advanced Objects / Behavior Recognition Guide

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This guide examines complex offerings of advanced object classification and behavior recognition algorithms. Inside we cover: Machine and Deep Learning Advanced Object Detection Gun Detection / Challenges Simplistic Machine Learning Mask...

By IPVM Team - 26 days ago

Bosch MIC Inteox 7100i Cameras Tested

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Bosch has released their first S&ST-enabled camera, the MIC Inteox 7100i, calling it "The first fully open camera platform." We tested the 4K and 2MP Bosch MIC Inteox 7100i, examining the following: Image quality in full light (~200...

By Derek Ward - about 1 month ago

Fortinet Video Surveillance Profile

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Fortinet is a large cybersecurity provider, with a $30 billion market cap and more than $2 billion in revenue. Now, they are growing their video surveillance business but is it any good? Inside IPVM examines the Fortinet, its surveillance...

By Zach Segal - about 1 month ago

Axis 20MP Multi Imager Tested (Q6100-E)

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Axis' new generation 360° multi-imager Q6010-E claims "total situational awareness" with 20MP resolution, directional audio analytics, and autopilot PTZ positioning. We bought and tested the Axis Q6100-E to see how it performs,...

By Derek Ward - about 2 months ago

Provision-ISR IP Cameras Tested

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Provision-ISR bills itself as an Israeli alternative and positions its new 'case designs' as a differentiating feature. But how good is it and is it really their own? Our test results show it is not. IPVM bought and tested two Provision-ISR...

By Derek Ward - 2 months ago

Directory of 241 "Fever" Detector Suppliers

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This directory provides a list of "Fever" scanning providers to help you see and research what options are available. While the once-booming market is now busting, a vast array of companies are offering these products (mostly relabelling)....

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Meraki Object Detection Analytics Tested

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Cisco Meraki's cloud analytics performed poorly in our 2019 testing. But now, they are claiming increased accuracy through machine learning. We bought and tested the MV72 and MV12WE examining: Does it ignore common outdoor false alerts...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

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...

By Derek Ward - 3 months ago

Camera Course July 2021

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 tradeoffs of current...

By IPVM Team - 3 months 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,...

By Sean Patton and Derek Ward - 3 months 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...

By Derek Ward - 3 months 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...

By IPVM Team - 4 months 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...

By Derek Ward - 4 months 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...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 5 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,...

By Isabella Cheng - 5 months ago

Certify "The #1 Fever Detection Solution" Tested

"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,...

By Derek Ward - 5 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 - 5 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...

By Isabella Cheng - 5 months ago

Improved Uniview Wrist Temperature Reader Tested

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 - 5 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 - 6 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 - 6 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...

By Derek Ward - 6 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...

By Derek Ward - 7 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...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 7 months ago

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