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Biggest Low Light Problems 2019

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Over 150 integrators responded to our survey question: "What are the biggest problems you face getting good low-light images?" Inside, we share integrators' comments and analyze the most common problems, including: Limited IR Range Uneven I...

By Ethan Ace - 7 days ago

Avigilon Appearance Search Tested

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Avigilon Appearance Search claims that it "sorts through hours of video with ease, to quickly locate a specific person or vehicle of interest across an entire site, or multiple sites." But does it really save time compared to typical search? To...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 16 days ago

Illustra Pro Gen3 4K Camera Tested

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Johnson Controls has released the latest generation in their Illustra Pro line, the Pro Mini-Dome Gen 3, a non-OEM model claiming to "optimize video quality while minimizing configuration time." We bought and tested the Illustra Pro Gen 3 4K mo...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 23 days ago

Integrated IR Camera Usage Statistics 2019

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Virtually every IP camera now comes with integrated IR but how many actually make use of IR or choose 'super' low light cameras without IR? In this report, we examine statistics based on responses from 150+ integrators and examine the trends th...

By IPVM Team - 25 days ago

Pelco Sarix Pro3 Camera Tested

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Pelco has released their Sarix Professional Series 3 cameras, claiming "more security detail in challenging scenes with excellent low light and wide dynamic range performance." We bought and tested a Pro 3 dome, the IMP231-1ERS to see how it pe...

By Derek Ward - 30 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 - 30 days ago

Avigilon H5A Analytic Cameras Tested

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Avigilon has released its H5A analytic cameras, claiming to "detect more objects with greater accuracy even in crowded scenes." We tested the 1080p and 4K models of the H5A line to see how they perform compared to the H4A line of analytic camer...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - about 1 month ago

Hikvision ColorVu is Smart Marketing

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Hikvision ColorVu (see IPVM test results) is smart marketing, a lesson to be learned by competitors and a rising trend. Inside this note, we examine why, what competitors are missing, how ColorVu can help Hikvision and what issues there are in ...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

Vivotek 4K S-Series Camera Tested

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Vivotek's highest-end S-series camera claims "Supreme Night Visibility", "Smart IR II", "Smart Stream II", "WDR Pro for unparalleled visibility in extremely bright and dark environments" and a "Neural Network-Powered Detection Engine". But how ...

By Derek Ward - about 2 months ago

Directory of 70 Video Surveillance Startups

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This directory provides a list of video surveillance startups to help you see and research what companies are new or not yet broadly known. 2019 State of Video Surveillance Startups In the past year, the number and funding of video surveillanc...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

Uniview Prime Series 4K Camera Tested

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Is the new Uniview 'Prime' better than the more expensive existing Uniview 'Pro'? In August, IPVM tested Uniview 4K 'Pro' but members advocated for us to test the new Prime Series IPC3238SR3-DVPZ model. To see how this newer model performed ag...

By Derek Ward - about 2 months ago

Panasonic 4K Camera Tested (WV-S2570L)

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Panasonic has released their latest generation 4K dome, the WV-S2570L, claiming "Extreme image quality allows evidence to be captured even under challenging conditions." To see how it performs and compare to their 1080p S series camera, we boug...

By Derek Ward - 2 months ago

Yi Home Camera 3 AI Analytics Tested

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Yi Technology is claiming "new AI features" in its $50 Home Camera 3 "eliminates 'false positives' caused by flying insects, small pets, or light changes." We bought and tested one, examining: How accurate is Yi's people detection? Does it ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 2 months ago

Uniview Pro 4K Camera Tested (IPC3238ER3-DVZ)

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In our 8MP / 4K Fixed Lens Camera Shootout, Uniview's low end 8MP was firmly in the middle of the pack. Does their higher end Pro Series 4K camera improve on this? We bought and tested the IPC3238ER3-DVZ to see how it performs, examining: H...

By Derek Ward - 3 months ago

Wyze Image Quality Tested vs Axis, Hikvision And Nest

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With Wyze's new AI feature, it is strong at analytics, but how good is the camera's image quality? Is it just as good as incumbents like Axis, Hikvision, and Nest? To find out, we tested the Wyze Cam V2 against $100 options from each, the Axis ...

By Ethan Ace - 3 months ago

Anyvision Facial Recognition Tested

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Anyvision is aiming for $1 billion in revenue by 2022, backed by $74 million in funding. But does their performance live up to the hype they have built? We tested Anyvision's Better Tomorrow platform examining: How does it perform in real w...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

Dahua 4K Camera Shootout

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Dahua's new Pro Series 4K N85CL5Z claims to "deliver superior images in all lighting and environmental conditions", but how does this compare to their "high end" Ultra Series model (NK8BL7Z)? To find out, we bought and tested both their Ultra S...

By Derek Ward - 3 months ago

Axis 4K Camera Shootout 2019

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Axis' 4K Q3518-LVE claims the "best video quality possible", with Lightfinder super low light performance, Axis' high end Forensic WDR, and OptimizedIR. However, the mid-range P3228-LVE claims all these features, too. So which should users choose...

By Derek Ward - 3 months ago

Hikvision 4K Camera Shootout

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With their latest Smart Series 5 cameras, Hikvision is claiming cameras "fully loaded" with "state-of-the-art technology for high performance and enterprise applications." But how does this compare to their lower cost Performance Series which clai...

By Ethan Ace - 3 months ago

Hanwha 4K Wisenet P Camera Tested

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Hanwha claims "premium performance" and to "deliver the best in high resolution performance and efficiency" with their Wisenet P series 4K models, equipped with H.265 and Wisestream smart codec, true WDR, and integrated IR. To test these claims...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 4 months ago

Wyze AI Analytics Tested - Beats Axis and Hikvision

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$20 camera disruptor Wyze has released free person detection deep learning analytics to all of their users, claiming users will "Only get notified when it matters." We bought a Wyze Cam and Wyze Cam Pan to test this new analytic and see how it ...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 4 months ago

Axis ARTPEC-7 P1375-E Camera Tested

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Axis claims the new P1375-E box camera with ARTPEC-7 chip delivers "clear, sharp images in any lighting condition." But how well does it do? We bought and tested the P1375-E against Axis P3225 Mk II and the Q35 series models (which Axis said '...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 4 months ago

Last Chance - Camera Course Summer 2019

Last day to register is Thursday, July 11, 2019. This is the only independent surveillance camera course, based on in-depth product and technology testing. Lots of manufacturer training exists but none of it teaches the underlying technologies ...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

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