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Hikvision ColorVu Camera Tested

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Hikvision says their new ColorVu line captures "vivid chromatic images in darkness", with unconventional white light illuminations whereas most cameras use infrared. To see how these new models perform, we bought and tested the DS-2CD2347G1-L, ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 12 months ago

Avigilon 32MP and 12MP H4 Multisensor Cameras Tested

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Avigilon has released their H4 Multi-Sensor line of cameras claiming "broad scene coverage and high image detail" We bought and tested the Avigilon 32C-H4A-4MH-360 and the 12C-H4A-4MH-360 to see how they perform, examining: How does it perfo...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 12 months ago

Vivotek 20MP Multi-Imager Tested

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Vivotek has released their latest repositionable multi-imager camera, the MA9321-EHTV, a 20 MP model claiming "Supreme Night Visibility", "Optimal Image Quality in High Contrast Environments" and more. We bought and tested this new model to see...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Axis ~$150 Outdoor Camera Tested

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Axis has released the latest in their Companion camera line, the outdoor Companion Dome Mini LE, a 1080p integrated IR model aiming to compete with low-cost offerings. This is the outdoor counterpart to the ~$100 indoor Axis camera we tested. ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Facial Recognition Systems Fail Simple Liveness Detection Test

Facial recognition is being widely promoted as a solution to physical access control but we were able to simply spoof 3 systems because they had no liveness detection. The image below is an example of how it works. If a person is in a facial reco...

By Brian Rhodes and Charles Rollet - about 1 year ago

Panasonic 32MP Multi Imager Camera Tested (WV-X8570N)

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Panasonic has released their first multi imager models including the 32MP (4x4K) WV-X8570N, claiming "Extreme image quality for evidence capturing under challenging conditions", "outstanding low light", and "Super Dynamic" performance. We bough...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Hikvision DeepinView Camera Analytics Tested

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Hikvision is expanding its 'deep learning' offerings with a new camera series called 'DeepinView' claiming false alarm reduction and improved accuracy. We bought a DeepinView 1080p bullet camera (DS-2CD7A26G0-IZHS) and tested in multiple scenes...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Dahua ePoE Long Distance UTP / Coax Tested

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Dahua's Enhanced PoE (ePoE) line is claiming extended video and power transmission over 600m without repeaters, with devices interchangeable via UTP or coax, a claim that few competitors make. We bought and tested ePoE converters, cameras, and ...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 year ago

Verkada Cloud VMS/Cameras Tested

Verkada is arguably the most ambitious video surveillance startup in many years. The company is developing their own cameras, their own VMS, their own cloud management software and their own video analytics, offering what they describe as the "Sec...

By Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

The HIVIDEO $31 Face Detection DVR Tested

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Face detection in a $31 DVR? That is what "HIVIDEO" (not to be confused with Hikvision, even if the company intends to do that) was promoting at ISC West 2019. We bought the Hivideo HI-8004A to see how it works, examining what is being offered ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Speco Ultra Intensifier Tested

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While ISC West 2019 named Speco's Ultra Intensifier the best new "Video Surveillance Cameras IP", IPVM testing shows the camera suffers from significant, obvious problems. We bought and tested the Ultra Intensifier dome (O2iD8) against super lo...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Dahua Repositionable IR Multi-Imager Camera Tested

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Dahua has released their first repositionable multi-imager camera, the Multi-Flex 4x2MP, claiming integrated IR, true WDR, and flexible positioning. We bought and tested the Multi-Flex to see how it performs, examining: How does it perform i...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

ISC West 2019 Report

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The IPVM team has finished at the Sands looking at what companies are offering and how they are changing their positioning. See below for 50+ manufacturer booth videos: Coverage includes: Top Trends In and Out of the Show Biggest Develop...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

Brinks Home Security / ASCMA Risks Bankruptcy

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ASCMA, aka MONI, aka Brinks Home Security has issued a warning in their most recent financials that they risk bankruptcy. In this note, based on our research we look at the following topics: What does the company's financials show How does ...

By Dan Gelinas - about 1 year ago

Spring 2019 50+ New Products Directory

We are compiling a list of new products for Spring 2019 and have over 50 already. Contrast to Fall 2018 New Products Directory and Spring 2018 New Products Directory We will be adding to this directory daily as more are announced. Startups ...

By Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

Startup Spectral Edge RGB+IR Claims "Unique Low Light Performance Tech"

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This UK startup, born out of university research, is boldly proclaiming that they deliver "Unique low light performance tech for video surveillance systems", using machine learning. Low light is certainly an issue for video surveillance, though w...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 year ago

Axis 5MP P Vs Q Camera Shootout (P3227-LVE vs Q3517-LVE)

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While Axis' Q3517-LVE tested well, it is one of Axis' most expensive dome cameras, over $1,000 USD. Because of this, members asked us how it compares to Axis' "mid range" P3227-LVE, their P series 5MP option. To find out, we bought and tested t...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

UTC Interlogix Series 6 Tested

UTC Interlogix has long been deceptively OEMing Hikvision as our 2017 results show. Now, Interlogix is back with their newest IP camera series, Series 6. Have things changed with Series 6? Has the Hikvision OEMing stopped? How well did the new ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Pelco GFC 4K Dome Camera Tested (IMP831-1ERS)

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Pelco has finally released their first 4K IP camera, after years of competitors' releases. Is this move too late? Or is their new GFC Professional 4K line on par with others? We bought and tested the IMP831-1ERS vandal dome to see how it compar...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 year ago

Mobotix Move OEM Camera Line Tested

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Mobotix has long been criticized for not offering integrated IR, mechanical cut filters, varifocal lenses, optical zoom and other features that have been commonplace for almost all other manufacturers for many years. In 2018, Mobotix announced 'M...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

Axis IR Multi Imager Camera Tested (P3717-PLE)

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Axis has released their first IR multi imager, the P3717-PLE, a repositionable model listing 360° IR illumination and flexible positioning, addressing major limitations of their first generation P3707-PE. We bought and tested the P3717-PLE to see ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 1 year ago

Hanwha Smaller Multi Imager Tested (PNM-9000VQ)

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Hanwha's first repositionable multi imager PNM-9081VQ tested well, but was huge, over 12" wide and weighing in at over 10 pounds. Now, they have released their second generation, the PNM-9000VQ, aiming to remedy this issue with smaller size and mo...

By Ethan Ace - over 1 year ago

PlateSmart LPR Profile

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PlateSmart Technologies claims to "turn any conventional surveillance camera into a license plate recognition camera" We spoke with PlateSmart to better understand their approach and how their offerings differ from other LPR offerings. In this n...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

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