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Favorite Video Analytic Manufacturers 2020

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Video analytics is now as hot as ever, driven by the excitement of advancing deep learning offers. But what are actually integrator's favorite? In our 5th edition of this series (see 2011, 2014, 2016, and 2018 results), IPVM examines the top ch...

By IPVM Team - 1 day ago

Milestone Launches Multiple Cloud Solutions

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Milestone is going to the cloud, becoming one of the last prominent VMSes to do so. Milestone is clearly late but how competitive do these new cloud solutions make them? At their annual MIPS conference and with their sister company Arcules, Mil...

By John Honovich and Sean Patton - 8 days ago

Converged vs Dedicated Networks For Surveillance Tutorial

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Use the existing network or deploy a new one? This is a critical choice in designing video surveillance systems. Though 'convergence' was a big theme of the past decade, deciding what to do has been much harder in practice. In this guide, we b...

By IPVM Team - 14 days ago

Worst NVR / VMS Manufacturers 2020

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For the second time in a row, a global manufacturer has been selected by integrators. 200+ integrators answered: In the past year, what VMS / NVR system have you had the worst experience with? What happened? While the #1 repeated, a VMS m...

By IPVM Team - 16 days ago

Favorite Camera Manufacturers 2020

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The past 2 years of US bans and sanctions have shaken the video surveillance industry but what impact would this have on integrators' favorite cameras? Inside we break down the 2020 rankings, including detailed integrator commentary (from 200+ ...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month 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 - about 1 month ago

End User Buying Axis At Prices Better Than Axis Gold

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IPVM recently found an integrator contract with an end-user that guaranteed the end user could buy Axis products at a price / discount better than Axis Gold partner level. We examine what lessons and issues this raises for the market.

By John Honovich - about 2 months ago

Positive Outlook for 2020

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Integrators are overall strongly positive for 2020, according to new IPVM statistics: This continues the trend for integrator sentiment in 2019 and 2018. Inside this note, we examine the main reasons for the positive sentiment, including dozen...

By IPVM Team - 2 months ago

Viisights Raises $10 Million, Behavior Analytics Company Profile

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Viisights, an Israeli AI analytics startup marketing "Behavioral Understanding Systems", announced $10 million Series A funding. We spoke to Viisights, to better understand their target markets, how they train AI to recognize behaviors, and how...

By Sean Patton - 3 months ago

Vunetrix Health Monitoring Company Profile

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Vunetrix boasts that they make the integrators the 'HERO' by using Vunetrix's monitoring. We spoke to Vunetrix to better understand their offering, target customers, go-to-market approach, and what has changed since we last covered them in 2012...

By Sean Patton - 3 months ago

Top 2020 Trend - AI Analytics

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170+ Integrators answered: What do you think will be the top industry trend in 2020? Why? For the 4th year in a row, AI/video analytics was the top response, with over half of the responses. Additionally, cloud-focused solution responses ...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2019

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2019 has been an explosive year for video surveillance, with the world's two largest manufacturers, Dahua and Hikvision, being sanctioned for human rights abuses and banned for US government use. How would it impact their usage amongst integrator...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

ADT Stock Surges - "Leading The Commercial Space"

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Don't call it comeback... but maybe call it a commercial provider. ADT, whose stock dropped by as much as 2/3rds since IPOing in 2018, has now doubled in price since summer 2019. While the company's stock price challenges and general residenti...

By John Honovich - 3 months ago

Open vs End-to-End Systems: Integrator Statistics 2019

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Preference for open systems is on the decline, according to new IPVM statistics. We asked integrators: For video surveillance systems, do you prefer open architecture or end-to-end (i.e., cameras and recorders/VMS from different manufacturer...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Biggest Low Light Problems 2019

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Over 150 integrators responded to our survey question: "What are the biggest problems you face getting good low-light images?" Inside, we share integrators' comments and analyze the most common problems, including: Limited IR Range Uneven I...

By Ethan Ace - 4 months ago

Axis Cracks Down On Illicit Channel Sales

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Axis has stepped up efforts to crack down on illicit channel sales according to various industry sources, though, Axis denies this. Online sales and poor margins have long been top Axis integrator complaints. This came to the forefront when we ...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

Remote Access (DDNS vs P2P vs VPN) Usage Statistics 2019

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Remote access can make systems more usable but also more vulnerable. How are integrators delivring remote access in 2019? How many are using dangerous port forwarding? We asked integrators: What do you typically setup for customers for remot...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Integrated IR Camera Usage Statistics 2019

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Virtually every IP camera now comes with integrated IR but how many actually make use of IR or choose 'super' low light cameras without IR? In this report, we examine statistics based on responses from 150+ integrators and examine the trends th...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Altronix Claims Tango 'Eliminates Electricians'

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Power supply provider Altronix claims its new Tango power supply 'eliminates the need for an electrician, dedicated conduit and wire runs'. In this report, we examine their claims and Altronix feedback, including: What Is Altronix Tango? Wh...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

Top Ways Security Integrators Improve Their Careers

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With DIY products expanding and the future of integration debated, how do integrators stay sharp so they are not left behind? 180+ integrators told us how they better themselves, learn new skills, and expand their careers. Inside this report, ...

By Brian Rhodes - 6 months ago

Security Integrators Outlook On Remaining Integrators In 2025

The industry has changed substantially in the last decade, with the rise of IP cameras and the race to the bottom. Indeed, more changes may be upcoming with AI and cloud. What does that mean for security integrators? 180+ integrators told us i...

By Brian Rhodes - 6 months ago

Biometrics Usage Statistics 2019

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Biometrics are commonly used in phones, but how frequently are they used for access? 150+ integrators told us how often they use biometrics, when, and why. Inside this report, we examine the trends and the key reasons for and against them.

By Brian Rhodes - 7 months ago

US Government Ban of Dahua, Hikvision, Huawei Takes Effect Now

The 'prohibition on use or procurement' of Dahua, Hikvision and Huawei products and 'essential components' take effect today, August 13, 2019, one year after the law was passed. While the ban is unprecedented in the US industry, China has effec...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

Proactive CCTV "Only Affordable Video Archiving Solution" Profile

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Proactive CCTV is claiming to offer "the only affordable video archiving solution on the market", reducing the storage typically required for H.265 by 89%. Where did Proactive come from? What are they providing, and how affordable is it? We spo...

By Sean Patton - 7 months ago

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