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Pelco Favorability Results 2019

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Pelco had a significant favorability problem amongst integrators in our previous study (see 2016 Pelco results). Now, in the first edition of our 2019 series, Pelco's favorability has not worsened but it has not strengthened either: Inside thi...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Top 2019 Trend - AI Video Analytics

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160+ Integrators answered: What do you think the top industry trend will be in 2019? Why? AI / video analytics was the run-away winner with half of all respondents, with no other trend coming close. However, IPVM forecasts that, while ana...

By IPVM Team - 5 months ago

ADT Wins Fire Death Suit But Faces Appeal

ADT/Protection 1 has won a wrongful death court case in which it was sued by the estate of a deceased customer. However, the attorney for the deceased customer's family tells IPVM this is not the end of the litigation. At the heart of the con...

By Dan Gelinas - 6 months ago

ADT Promotes DIFY - "Do It For You"

"Do It Yourself" (DIY) is a popular expression and has become such a common word that it has even made the Cambridge English dictionary. But why do it yourself when you can have someone "Do It For You" (DIFY)? If ADT has its way, DIFY may beco...

By Dan Gelinas - 6 months ago

Strong Outlook For 2019

Integrators are bullish for 2019, with nearly 80% showing a positive outlook in our integrator results from 160+ respondents: This is almost exactly in-line with the 2018 outlook we reported last year. Business Health and Strong Pipelines Lead...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Cybersecurity Insurance For Security Integrators

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Most security industry professionals carry insurance to cover themselves in the event of a general loss. However, most are not carrying cyber insurance. Insurers and industry groups IPVM spoke to say it is a 'no-brainer,' however, for integrators...

By Dan Gelinas - 6 months ago

HID Product Configurator Examined

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HID is widely used. However, figuring out all the different configurations of features for a final credential or reader part number can be a real headache, with around 75,000 different configurations available. HID has created a solution called P...

By Dan Gelinas - 6 months ago

Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2018

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This is the 5th year IPVM has tracked manufacturers gaining and losing: Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2014 Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2015 Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2016 Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2017 ...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

No GDPR Penalties For UK Swann 'Spying Hack'

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The UK’s data protection agency has closed its investigation into Infinova-owned Swann Security UK, the ICO confirmed to IPVM, deciding to take “no further action” after customers unintentionally received video from different users in separate inc...

By Charles Rollet - 6 months ago

ISC East 2018 Mini-Show Final Report

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This is our second (updated) and final show report from ISC East. ISC East, by its own admission, is not a national or international show, billed as the "Largest Annual Northeast U.S. Security Convention". However, it has been on an upswing over...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Magos Radar Company Profile

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Magos America General Manager Yaron Zussman admits when he first came across Magos, he asked himself: "What's innovative about radar?" Be that as it may, when he saw what the founders of Magos were doing, he became interested. Radar is clearly ...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Video Surveillance Hard Drive Size Statistics 2018

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What is the most common hard drive size for video surveillance? 150+ integrators answered: What size hard drive do you most commonly use? What limits you from using larger sizes? In this report, we share detailed findings, including trends ...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Favorite Video Surveillance Hard Drive Manufacturer 2018

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Who is the favorite hard drive for video surveillance use? 150+ integrators answered: What is your preferred brand/model of hard drive for video recording? Why do you prefer this drive? In this report, we share detailed findings, including ...

By IPVM Team - 6 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 - 7 months ago

Video Surveillance Hard Drive Failure Statistics 2018

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Hard drive failures can be significant service problems but how common of an issue are they in video surveillance? How long do drives last when constantly being written to? 150+ integrators answered this: Video Surveillance Recording: How ma...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

Cloud Video Storage Usage 2018

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Storing email and documents in the cloud have long been common, with on-site email or file servers increasingly eliminated. However, what about video surveillance? What percentage of new video surveillance deployments are integrators using cloud ...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

ADT Acquires Red Hawk, Becomes Billion Dollar Commercial Business

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With its ~7th commercial acquisition in the past year, ADT is transforming itself from a residential provider to a commercial player with now more than a billion dollars of annual commercial sales. ADT has announced it will acquire Red Hawk Fire ...

By Dan Gelinas - 7 months ago

Exacq Co-Founders Return, Start Qumulex

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Exacq co-founders Dan Rittman, Tom Buckley, and David Underwood are back, starting up Qumulex. In 2000, they sold Integral to Andover (ultimately Pelco / Schneider) for $50 million. In 2013, they sold Exacq to Tyco for $150 million. And in 2017...

By John Honovich - 7 months ago

Geutebruck Company Profile

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Geutebrück has been in business for nearly 50 years, but they are not well known within the US surveillance market. In this report, we profile Geutebrück, based on a conversation with Geutebrück's majority owner, Katharine Geutebrueck and Geuteb...

By Sean Patton - 7 months ago

Integrator Laptop Guide

This 18-page guide provides guidance and statistics about integrator laptop use. 150 integrators explained to IPVM in detail about their laptops, including: Favorite laptop brands used, with the top 7 ranked Most commonly used CPU, RAM, and ...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

Security System Health Monitoring Usage Statistics 2018

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How well and quickly do integrators know if devices are offline or broken? New IPVM statistics show that typically no health monitoring is used. Based on ~150 integrator responses, we show usage patterns across integrators, the most common reas...

By Brian Rhodes - 7 months ago

Network Cable Testing Guide

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Proper cable installation is key to trouble-free surveillance systems. However, testing is often an afterthought, with problems only discovered when cameras have problems, resulting in increased troubleshooting, or even worse, reinstallation. Sim...

By John Scanlan - 8 months ago

Favorite Request-to-Exit (RTE) Manufacturers 2018

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Request To Exit devices like motion sensors and lock releasing push-buttons are a part of almost every access install, but who makes the equipment integrators most prefer? Big brands like (alphabetically) Assa, Bosch, Honeywell and Tyco are common...

By Brian Rhodes - 8 months ago

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