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Smart CODEC Usage Statistics 2021

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Smart codec usage has dropped moderately since 2019 despite nearly ubiquitous support for several years and, confusion around what constitutes a smart codec remains high. In this note, we examine the adoption rate of smart codecs and share inte...

By Zach Segal - 2 days ago

Hik-ProConnect Examined

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Hikvision launched a new commercial-focused VSaaS, Hik-ProConnect, but what does it add to the existing Hik-Connect? In this note, we examine Hik-ProConnect's positioning and how it relates to HikConnect.

By Sean Patton - 7 days ago

H.265 Usage Statistics 2021

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H.265 has been widely available in IP cameras for many years but new IPVM statistics show that a significant percentage of cameras still are not using it. Why? 175 integrators answered: In the past year, what percentage of cameras did you de...

By Zach Segal - 8 days ago

Hanwha's Brazil Business Examined

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Hanwha has become a major competitor in the US but its Brazilian business faces much greater challenges. IPVM has been in Brazil the past few months meeting with local Brazilian professionals, gaining a better understanding of the market. In...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 9 days ago

Average Frame Rate Video Surveillance Statistics 2021

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The average frame rate doubled between 2011 and 2019 but, new IPVM statistics, show it has stagnated since. Inside, IPVM examines the average frame rate in 2021, the reasons behind it, and compares it to previous years (e.g., 2019, 2016, and ...

By Zach Segal - 12 days ago

Audio Usage In Video Surveillance Statistics 2021

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Audio usage in video surveillance remains rare but growing, new IPVM statistics show. 175+ integrators answered IPVM: "In the past year, what percentage of cameras did you record audio? Why that percentage?" Inside we break down the results ...

By Zach Segal - 13 days ago

Verkada Spiffs Security Integrator Salespeople

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An integrator CEO recently commented on IPVM, "I had to admonish Verkada NOT to offer direct promotions to our sales teams". Is this a good or bad practice? While Verkada certainly did not invent spiffs, manufacturers spiffing security integr...

By John Honovich - 15 days ago

Video Surveillance Trends 101

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This report examines major industry factors and how they could impact video surveillance in the next 5 - 10 years. This is part of our Video Surveillance 101 course. In this report, we examine the following: How will AI impact the surveil...

By IPVM Team - 27 days ago

Mercury Security Head Becomes PSA CEO

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Manufacturers becoming integrators is a trend over the last few years. Now, one of the most notable names in access control manufacturing, Matt Barnette, is switching over to become the CEO of PSA Security. We spoke with both Barnette and Bil...

By John Honovich - 28 days ago

Video Surveillance History

The video surveillance market has changed significantly since 2000, going from VCRs to an emerging AI cloud era and now impacted by coronavirus. The goal of this history is to help professionals understand the important business and technolog...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

CloudWalk, China AI Company, IPO & Financials Examined

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CloudWalk, one of China's 4 AI Unicorns, known inside China as the "AI National Team", for its strong state connections has filed for an IPO. This follows just a few weeks after fellow Unicorn Yitu also filed for its IPO on the same market. ...

By Isabella Cheng - about 1 month ago

Positive, Optimistic, Outlook For 2021

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Last year at this time, 3/4ths of integrators were positive for 2020. Now, after a year where many integrators suffered significant declines, the outlook is again strongly positive, but more cautious. Inside this note, we examine responses fr...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2020

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2020 has been a tumultuous year, for the world and for video surveillance companies, many who suffered sharp revenue drops this year. But who is most benefiting or losing from this? This is the 7th year IPVM has tracked manufacturers gaining...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Top 2021 Video Surveillance Trends

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2020 has been a tumultuous year and it has shaken up many things, including the top trends for 2021 in video surveillance. 170+ integrators answered IPVM on: What do you think will be the top industry trend in 2021? Why? AI has been a t...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

Most Disrespected Manufacturers

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200 integrators told IPVM which manufacturers they most disrespect and why. America and China dominated the list, with 5 American companies and 2 from China. In this report, we examine the responses, including detailed feedback for the top 5...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

Most Respected Manufacturers

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Integrators told IPVM what manufacturers they most respect, and why. In this report, we examine the responses, including detailed feedback for the top 5 manufacturers, and analysis of the trends. See the companion report: Most Disrespected Ma...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

IPVM Visits Brazilian Guard Company / Integrator

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Fort Knox Tecnologia de Segurança Ltda., originally founded as a security guard company, has over two decades’ experience as an integrator in the Brazilian market. IPVM visited Fort Knox’s offices and asked the company how it combines being a...

By Robert Wren Gordon - about 2 months ago

Favorite Access Locks 2020

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Access lock brands Allegion, Assa, and Dormakaba have captured huge sections of the door locks market, but which one do integrators most prefer? We asked integrators, with 200+ respondents answering: What is your favorite brand of electron...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 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

Biggest Problems Selling Access Control 2020

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Access control can cause integrators big headaches. What practical issues do they face selling and installing them? ~200 integrators told us the biggest problem they face when selling electronic access control and why those particular problem...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago

Top Video Surveillance Service Call Problems 2020

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3 primary and 4 secondary issues stood out as causing the most problems when maintaining video surveillance systems, according to ~200 integrators in new IPVM results. These integrators answered: What is the most common video surveillance sy...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Security And Safety Things (S&ST) Tested

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S&ST, a Bosch spinout, is spending tens of millions of dollars aiming to become the app store for the security industry, but how well does it work in the real world? To find out, we tested S&ST with two of the earliest available Vivot...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

Mexico Video Surveillance Market Overview 2020

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Despite being neighbors, there are key differences between the U.S. and Mexican video surveillance markets. IPVM investigates. IPVM recently spent 10 days in Mexico City meeting and speaking with video surveillance professionals ahead of this...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 3 months ago

18 TB Video Surveillance Drives (WD and Seagate)

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Both Seagate and Western Digital recently announced 18TB hard drives specifically for video surveillance, claiming that AI analytics are pushing the need for more storage. But will 18TB have an impact? How is AI driving storage needs? In thi...

By Sean Patton - 3 months ago

Best Manufacturer Technical Support 2020

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5 manufacturers stood out as providing the best technical support to ~200 integrators in a 2020 IPVM survey. These integrators responded to: In the past year, what manufacturer has provided you the best technical support? Why? In this no...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

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