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Worsen: Integrators Hit Even Harder By Coronavirus

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Integrator's problems have worsened over the past 2 weeks, according to new IPVM survey results. Inside this report, we share statistics and dozens of integrator comments to show what is going on right now in the industry. NOTE: US integrators...

By John Honovich and Brian Rhodes - 4 days ago

IPVM Launches On-Demand Courses

For nearly a decade, IPVM has been a leader in online live courses. Now, we have added on-demand versions for all courses. The same course materials (videos, tutorials, quizzes, assignments, exams) are now available for on-demand. Start wheneve...

By IPVM Team - 9 days ago

Integrators Hard Hit By Coronavirus

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Integrators are already being hard hit by Coronavirus as brand new IPVM survey results show. Inside this report, we share statistics and dozens of integrator comments to show what is going on right now, in the industry.

By John Honovich and Brian Rhodes - 15 days ago

New: Mobile Access Proxy Releases 'World's Smallest Mobile Reader'

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Mobile access provider Proxy claims its new Nano is 'the world’s smallest mobile reader' that can be installed into nearly all existing access systems. However, Nano is not a full reader, but more accurately an adapter that requires a reader to...

By Brian Rhodes - 29 days ago

VMS 101

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This guide teaches the fundamentals about video management software. Inside, we cover: NVR vs VMS Viewing Video - What are common client features? Layouts? Camera Lists? Timeline? Searching Video - How is video searched for? Time? Motion? ...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Train Your Team With IPVM Courses From Experts

You trust and use IPVM for reporting and research and you can also have your team trained by our experts. One of the most common requests our support team gets is how members can get their co-workers or employees trained. This explains how and ...

By Donald Maye - about 1 month ago

Hanwha Wisenet X Plus PTRZ Tested

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Hanwha has released their PTRZ camera, the Wisenet X Plus XNV-6081Z, claiming the "modular design allows for easy installation". We bought and tested the Hanwha XNV-6081Z to see how it performs, examining: How does installability compare to ...

By Derek Ward - about 2 months ago

BICSI For IP Video Surveillance Guide

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Spend enough time around networks and eventually someone will mention BICSI, the oft-referenced but only vaguely known standards body prevalent in the IT world. The question is: how do BICSI and their guidelines practically affect your surveillanc...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

Multipoint Door Lock Tutorial

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Despite widespread use, locked doors are notoriously weak at stopping entry, and thousands can be misspent on locks that leave doors quite vulnerable. Using locks with multiple latches is one way to improve door security against attacks. Insid...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago

Installation Course January 2020 - Last Chance

Thursday, January 16th is your last chance to register for the Winter 2020 Video Surveillance Installation Course. This is a unique installation course in a market where little practical training is available. We teach you, step by step, the ri...

By John Scanlan - 3 months ago

Halo Smart Vape Detector Tested

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The Halo Smart Sensor claims to detect vaping, including popular brand Juul and even THC vapes. But how well does it work in real world applications? We bought and tested a Halo sensor to see how it performed, testing it in multiple locations, ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

Network Cabling for Video Surveillance

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In this guide, we explain the fundamentals of network cabling for video surveillance networks, how they should be installed, and the differences in testing them for production networks. Specifically, we examine: Network Cabling Defined Netw...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

2020 Video Surveillance Cameras State Of The Market

Each year, IPVM explains the main advances and changes for video surveillance cameras, based on our industry-leading testing and reporting. This is the 5th year we are doing this, compare to: 2019 Video Surveillance Cameras State of the Mark...

By Ethan Ace and John Honovich - 3 months ago

Horizontal Cabling for Video Surveillance Guide

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There are a few options when it comes to professionally installing horizontal cabling for video surveillance networks. The three options examined here are: 'Direct Attached', where the first terminates the field cabling with an RJ45 modular plu...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Glass Doors and Access Control Tutorial

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One of the biggest access challenges are locking and securing glass doors. Unlike wood or steel doors that can be modified to work with electrified locking hardware, glass doors present great challenges. In this tutorial, we examine: Why Gl...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

ISC East 2019 Show Report

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IPVM has finished in New York City covering both days of the ISC East 2019 show. Here is a 6+ minute general walkthrough: Inside this report, we cover: Overall Show Traffic Size / Layout Biggest Booth Surprise Hikvision Touts Lowes Hi...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Milestone XProtect 2019 R3 'Centralized Search' Tested

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Milestone has had problems over the last few years releasing significant new software. Now, in XProtect 2019 R3, Milestone is touting "one search platform for all your data. Quicker, easier, and more efficient investigations." We tested XProtec...

By Sean Patton - 5 months ago

Covert Elevator Face Recognition

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Covert elevator facial recognition has the potential to solve the cost and complexity of elevator surveillance while engendering immense privacy concerns. This month, in Caixin China's reporting, this issue blew up as reports of such a deployme...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - 5 months ago

Camera Focusing Tutorial

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Camera focus is fundamental to quality imaging. Mistakes can significantly reduce details, making cameras less effective. In this guide, we explain focus issues and proper procedure, covering: Fixed vs. Varifocal Cameras Auto vs. Manual Foc...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Save $50 - Register Now - Spring 2020 IP Networking Course

Save $50 - Register Now - Spring 2020 IP Networking Course. The course starts next week. This is the only networking course designed specifically for video surveillance professionals. Lots of network training exists but none of it really expla...

By John Scanlan - 6 months ago

Camera Cable Whip Guide

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Cable whips are one of integrator's least favorite camera features but seem to be unavoidable, now commonplace on dome, turret, and bullet cameras from low end to high. In this report we look at the four key reasons cable whips are so disliked ...

By John Scanlan - 6 months ago

Genetec Stratocast VSaaS Tested

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The VSaaS market is rapidly expanding in 2019, with Verkada, Meraki, Eagle Eye, Avigilon and numerous startups growing their market share. When we tested Genetec Stratocast in 2015 there were significant limitations compared to Security Center and...

By Sean Patton - 7 months ago

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