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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 - 8 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 - 8 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 - 9 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 - 9 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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 11 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 - 11 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 - 11 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 - 11 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 - 11 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 - 12 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 - about 1 year 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 - about 1 year 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 - about 1 year 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 - about 1 year 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 - about 1 year ago

Responsibility Split Selecting Locks - Statistics

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A heated access debate surrounds who should pick and install the locks. While responsible for selecting the control systems, integrators often struggle getting locks to work when others supply them. So we asked integrators 'What percentage of you...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 year ago

Mobile Access Usage Statistics 2019

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The ability to use mobile phones as access credentials is one of the biggest trends in a market that historically has been slow in adopting new technology. 150+ integrators told us how often they use mobile access and the 3 key limitations hold...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 year ago

Poor OSDP Usage Statistics 2019

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OSDP certainly offers advantages over decades-old Wiegand (see our OSDP Access Control Guide) but new IPVM statistics show that usage of OSDP, even in new readers, is extremely low. Inside this report, we examine the trends and the key reasons ...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 year ago

Maglocks Usage Statistics 2019

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Maglocks divide access control specifiers perhaps more than any other component. Many are concerned about life safety codes, but others cite benefits such as being less expensive. How frequently are maglocks used? 150+ integrators told us how ...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

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