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Worst Camera Manufacturers 2020

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Which camera manufacturer have integrators had the worst experience with in the past year? 200+ integrators told us. 200+ integrators answered, and there were minimal changes in the negative responses from our 2018 survey, the 2nd and 3rd wor...

By IPVM Team - 20 days ago

Video Surveillance History

The video surveillance market has changed significantly since 2000, going from VCRs to an emerging AI cloud era. The goal of this history is to help professionals newer to the industry understand the important business and technology shifts t...

By John Honovich - 20 days ago

Manufacturers Doing Better Than Expected Against Coronavirus

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Coronavirus impacts are not hitting manufacturers as badly as they feared, and the situation is modestly improving for many, new IPVM survey results show. Inside this report, we share statistics and dozens of manufacturer comments to show wha...

By John Honovich and Brian Rhodes - 21 days ago

The Booming Multi-Billion Coronavirus Fever Camera Market

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The market for elevated body temperature detection cameras, aka 'coronavirus cameras' aka 'fever detectors', may be worth billions of dollars this year and is certainly, by far, the fastest-growing market segment in the industry. Moreover, wi...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - about 1 month ago

Bottom: Integrators Start To Stand Vs Coronavirus

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Good news - IPVM integrator statistics show that while coronavirus has hit integrators hard, it is now bottoming out and starting to improve. Inside this report, we share these statistics and dozens of integrator comments to show what is going ...

By John Honovich and Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Favorite VSaaS Providers 2020

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VSaaS is starting to become mainstream but who are integrator's favorite? 200+ integrators told us their choices. The top choice? No one. But 4 North American companies are fairly close together. Inside this report, we review the rankings and ...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Use Access Control Logs To Constrain Coronavirus

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Access control users have included capabilities that are not commonly used that can help zero-in and discover potential Coronavirus hotspots in a facility: system activity logs. Getting this data requires tight access system configurations, whi...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 months ago

Junk Debt Laden Convergint Facing Coronavirus Crisis

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Convergint has $1+ billion in junk debt putting significant pressure on the company. While the rapid debt buildup enabled the company to go on an unprecedented acquisition spree, the company is now facing a coronavirus crisis. Inside this note,...

By John Honovich - about 2 months ago

Coronavirus Hits Manufacturers, Standing Now, Worse To Come

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Coronavirus is hitting security manufacturers, though overall modestly for now, with worse expected to come, new IPVM survey results show. However, manufacturers are still doing better than integrators who have been hit much harder. Inside thi...

By John Honovich and Brian Rhodes - about 2 months 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 surveilla...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

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 heal...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 months 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 Chan...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months 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 - about 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 h...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months 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 a...

By Donald Maye - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 3 months ago

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