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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 - 5 days 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 - 6 days 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 - 8 days 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 - 9 days 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 - 12 days ago

Worst Manufacturer Technical Support 2020

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4 manufacturers stood out as providing the worst technical support to ~200 integrators in new IPVM results. These integrators answered: In the past year, what manufacturer has provided you the worst technical support? Why? In this note, ...

By IPVM Team - 13 days ago

Access Control and Video Integration Statistics 2020

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Video Surveillance and Access Control are two of the most common security systems, but how frequently are they integrated? ~200 integrators told us how often they integrate video systems with access control, and what factors impact doing that...

By Brian Rhodes - 20 days ago

Average Hard Drive Size Statistics 2020

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Hard drive sizes keep increasing (up to 18TB announced recently) but what hard drive sizes do integrators most typically use? ~200 integrators responded: What hard drive size do you most commonly use? Why that size and not larger or smalle...

By IPVM Team - 21 days ago

Worst Access Control Manufacturers 2020

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200+ Integrators told IPVM "In the past year, what access control manufacturer have you had the worst experience with? What happened?" One company, in particular, finds itself on top of the 'worst' list for the first time. We spoke with the c...

By Brian Rhodes - 28 days ago

Verkada Disruptive Embedded Live Help

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Call up your integrator? Have someone come by the next day? Verkada is disrupting the slow and cumbersome technical support process by embedding live chat help directly into their video surveillance clients. Inside this note, we explain why t...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

Mobile Access Control Usage Statistics 2020

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Most smartphones can be used as access control credentials, but how frequently are they actually being used? 150+ integrators told us how often they use mobile access, when, and why. Inside this report, we examine the trends with the key reas...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Favorite Access Control Credentials 2020

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Credential choice is more debated than ever, with hacking risk for 125kHz and coronavirus driving demand for touchless solutions, what credentials would be the favorite? More than 150 integrators told us their preferred credential format, the...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Risks Of Managing End User Passwords (Statistics) 2020

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Alarmingly, most integrators used spreadsheets to manage passwords, IPVM statistics showed in 2017. However, since then, backdoors and hacks have emerged as a major problem for video surveillance. Has this changed in 2020? 175+ Integrators an...

By John Scanlan - about 2 months ago

Dedicated Vs Converged IP Video Networks Statistics 2020

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Running one's video system on a converged network with other devices can save costs. On the other hand, hand, doing so can present a security risk as well as increase troubleshooting challenges. In this report, we share responses from 170+ integr...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

Dedicated Vs Converged Access Control Networks Statistics 2020

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Access control is a crucial system where the network used can impact life safety. So given the importance, which type of network is more commonly used: dedicated or converged/shared networks? In this report, we examine the responses of 150+ I...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 months ago

Network Cable Usage Statistics 2020 (Cat 5e vs Cat 6 vs Cat 6a)

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Integrators are split between using Cat 5e, 6, and 6a but 2 of them have gained at expense of the other, in new IPVM statistics. 175+ integrators answered "What category of cable do you install the most (e.g., 5, 5e, 6, 6a, etc.)? Why?". Insi...

By John Scanlan - about 2 months ago

Startup Viisights Presents Behavioral Recognition for Public Safety

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Viisights presented its behavioral recognition video analytics at the 2020 IPVM Startups show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Viisights including IPVM Q&A Background on the company and the new product Key Positive factors...

By Joey Walter - about 2 months ago

Verkada Speaks On Disrupting Security Sales Channel

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Verkada's fast growth has taken the industry by storm and their enterprise sales leader, Ryan Young, who popularized that the industry is full of 'dinosaurs' delivered a presentation this week that gave rare insights into how Verkada has been disr...

By John Honovich - 2 months ago

Favorite Video Surveillance Hard Drive Manufacturer 2020

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Western Digital and Seagate effectively have a duopoly in hard drives but which of the 2 do security integrators prefer for video surveillance? 170+ integrators answered: What is your preferred brand/model of hard drive for video recording...

By IPVM Team - 2 months ago

VSaaS Will Hurt Integrators

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VSaaS will hurt integrators, there is no question about that. How much integrators will be hurt is an important question. In this post, we examine the role of integrators, how that role has changed in the past 20 years, and how VSaaS will impac...

By John Honovich - 3 months ago

Favorite Products

Security integrators periodically report on their favorite and worst products to IPVM. These are known integrators who IPVM pays to answer surveys. Integrators respond with detailed comments on their selections. IPVM incorporates this integrator f...

By John Honovich - 3 months ago

Worst Products

Security integrators periodically report on their favorite and worst products to IPVM. These are known integrators who IPVM pays to answer surveys. Integrators respond with detailed comments on their selections. IPVM incorporates integrator feedba...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

2020 Mid Year Video Surveillance Industry Guide

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The first half of 2020 has been shocking, for the world generally, and for the video surveillance industry, with temperature screening / fever cameras becoming the industry's hottest segment. Now, we release the 595-page Mid-Year Guide aggreg...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

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