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Add Door Operators To Fight Coronavirus

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IPVM recommends that integrators advocate and end-users consider adding door operators to fight the spread of coronavirus. This delivers mutual benefits - providing business to integrators in a slowdown and improving the attractiveness and he...

By Brian Rhodes - about 12 hours ago

Video Surveillance Business 101

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This report explains the fundamental elements of the video surveillance business for those new to the industry. This is part of our Video Surveillance 101 course. In this report, we cover the roles of: Brands Manufacturers OEMs 'The Ch...

By IPVM Team - 1 day ago

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 - 1 day ago

Convergint Coronavirus Cuts

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One of the world's largest security integrators, Convergint, has made a major move to handle the impact of coronavirus, with cuts across the organization. Inside this post, we examine the moves, share feedback from Convergint to IPVM, look at w...

By John Honovich - 6 days ago

VSaaS 101

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Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) is the common industry term for cloud video. But what does it mean? How does it all work? Inside this guide, we explain the fundamentals step by step including: SaaS vs VSaaS Hosted vs Managed by Hy...

By IPVM Team - 6 days ago

Help Security End Users Facing Coronavirus Improve Remote Access

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Many end-users and integrators are struggling with the impact of coronavirus lock downs but remote access can help both sides during this time. In this note, we explain how integrators can increase service opportunities during this time while...

By Brian Rhodes - 7 days ago

Disaster Relief Loans For Integrators Examined

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Integrators are being impacted by the coronavirus. Now, the US government is offering Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). We researched this, including contacting the Small Business Administration to better understand how the process works...

By Donald Maye - 8 days ago

ADI Adds Lockers

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Locker delivery is a growing trend, spurred by Amazon. Now, ADI has added lockers. We got feedback from ADI and look at the pros and cons of adding lockers in this post.

By Sean Patton - 11 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 - 13 days ago

IPVM To Disrupt Trade Shows With Launch of Online Shows

IPVM is launching Online Shows, a series of ongoing events that allow sellers to pitch their offerings, moderated by IPVM, to IPVM members, that will disrupt trade shows. Watch the video: Flipping Trade Show Model / Free To Sellers We are flip...

By IPVM Team - 14 days ago

Camera Resolution Usage Statistics 2020

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The average resolution used, for new cameras, is now 4MP, according to new IPVM statistics, continuing the rise that we have mapped from 2014, 2016, and 2018. In this report, we examine responses from 200+ integrators, examining their reasons f...

By IPVM Team - 20 days ago

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 - about 1 month 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 - about 1 month 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 - about 2 months 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 - about 2 months 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 - 2 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

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 - 3 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 - 3 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 - 4 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 - 4 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 - 4 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 - 4 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 - 5 months ago

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