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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 - 14 days ago

Door Position Switches (DPS) For Access Tutorial

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Door position switches are frequently ignored or forgotten, yet can solve major access control problems. Access 'control' itself relies on these switches to make the right logical decisions about sending alarms and locking doors. In this note...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Installation Course March 2021 - Save $50

Register now for this unique installation course in a market where little practical training is available. We teach you, step by step, the right way to install, the right tools to use and how to overcome the key challenges you will face insta...

By John Scanlan - about 1 month ago

IP Networking Course May 2021 - Save $50

Register now and save $50 for the only IP networking course designed specifically for video surveillance professionals, taught live. Lots of network training exists but none of it really explains how it relates to actual video surveillance sy...

By John Scanlan - about 1 month ago

85+ Point Access Control Commissioning / Install Checklist

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This 85+ point checklist helps end users, integrators, and consultants verify that access control installation is complete. It covers the following sections: Door Hardware Checks Reader Checks Controller Checks Fire Alarm Loop Confirmat...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 months ago

Dahua Direct $9 Million Jiexiu Small City, Big Deal

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Dahua has won a deal directly with a China city. While its population is small, the deal is big at ~$9 million USD covering 1,900 cameras and a wide area of advanced analytics and functionalities. In this note, we examine the details of the d...

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

Coronavirus Impact on Integrators November 2020

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After battling Coronavirus for most of 2020, 200 integrators told IPVM the impact continues to decline but the fight rages for many. Compare to our Spring reports statistics - in April, when coronavirus impact was at its worst and May when in...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago

Ubiquiti Access Control Tested

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Ubiquiti has become one of the most widely used wireless and switch providers for physical security systems. Now it has entered electronic access control. While Cisco tried access control but failed, can Ubiquiti be a factor and disrupt? We ...

By Brian Rhodes and John Scanlan - 3 months ago

Hikvision Sues Over Brazilian Airport Loss

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Hikvision was excluded from a Brazilian airport project because it is owned by the PRC government. Hikvision sued the airport's operator but has lost with a Bosch / Genetec / Dell solution being installed instead. Inside this note, we examine...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 4 months ago

Verkada Access Control Tested

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Verkada raised $80 million earlier in 2020, expanding from video into access control. They are fast-growing in video but how will they do in access? We bought and tested Verkada's cloud-based access platform to see how it stacks up against co...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

Door Fundamentals For Access Control Guide

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Doors vary greatly in how difficult and costly it is to add electronic access control. Bad assumptions about them can cost thousands. Often the door is inadequately or inaccurately described resulting in avoidable specification mistakes. In t...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

Google Invests in ADT, ADT Stock Soars

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Google has announced a $450 million investment in the Florida-based security giant ADT, giving the Alphabet Inc company a 6.6% stake in ADT and sending ADT shares soaring. For Google, could this be a sign the company plans to make a serious p...

By Joey Walter - 6 months ago

Colombia's President Promotes Bad Hikvision Fever Camera Setup

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Colombia's President Iván Duque has promoted a haphazard Hikvision fever camera setup that violates international fever scanning standards and is likely to be little more than security theater. Nonetheless, Hikvision promoted this as a "great...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 7 months ago

Deep Sentinel Presents Crime Response For Business

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Deep Sentinel presented its anti-intrusion and live response for home and business at the May 2020 IPVM Startups show. A 30-minute video from Deep Sentinel including IPVM Q&A Background on the company Key Positive factors to consider ...

By Joey Walter - 7 months ago

VergeSense Presents People Tracking Sensor

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VergeSense presented its people tracking sensor and social distancing insights at the May 2020 IPVM Startups show. A 30-minute video from VergeSense including IPVM Q&A Background on the company Key Positive factors to consider Key Ne...

By Joey Walter - 8 months ago

Integrators Rising Against Coronavirus

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IPVM integrator statistics make it clear - Coronavirus's impact on business is lessening and many are anticipating even better news in weeks ahead. Compare to our April report, Bottom: Integrators Start To Stand Vs Coronavirus and March report ...

By Brian Rhodes - 8 months ago

Milestone Presents XProtect On AWS

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Milestone presented its XProtect on AWS offering at the April 2020 IPVM New Products show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Milestone including IPVM Q&A Background on the company and the new product Key Positive factors to ...

By Sean Patton - 9 months ago

Bottom: Integrators Start To Stand Vs Coronavirus

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Good news - IPVM integrator statistics show that while coronavirus has hit integrators hard, it is now bottoming out and starting to improve. Inside this report, we share these statistics and dozens of integrator comments to show what is going ...

By John Honovich and Brian Rhodes - 9 months ago

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