Integrators (617)

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Best Manufacturer Technical Support 2018

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While 5 manufacturers made the worst technical support 2018 list, only 3 stood out as providing the best technical support to 190+ integrators in new IPVM results. These integrators answered: In the past year, what manufacturer has provided you...

By IPVM Team - 10 months ago

Worst Manufacturer Technical Support 2018

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5 manufacturers stood out as providing the worst technical support to 190+ integrators in new IPVM results. These integrators answered: In the past year, what manufacturer has provided you the worst technical support? Why?  Across these ma...

By IPVM Team - 10 months ago

Top Benefits Of Attending Trade Shows (Statistics)

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150 integrators told IPVM: What are the top benefits of going to trade shows? The clear top 2 responses in order: (1) Networking (2) New Products The most notable answer not given was education, something that trade shows routinely mark...

By IPVM Team - 10 months ago

Integrator Technician Field Software Usage (Statistics)

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Maintaining accurate notes and documentation from field technicans is a difficult and important task for a security integrator operation. Keeping technicians, service managers, and salespeople aware of conversations and site visits can increase cu...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

Toughest Manufacturer Competitors 2018

150+ integrators answered: Which manufacturer, when offered by rival integrators, is toughest to compete against? Why? The overwhelming trend from integrators was low-cost products and, in particular, Hikvision. In this note, we examine t...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

Integrators Divided On Website Importance to Business (Statistics)

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Are websites important? Still quite a number of integrators have no websites.  New IPVM statistics show that nearly half of all integrators find a website to be not very important in terms of sales and generating business. But nearly a third of i...

By John Honovich - 11 months ago

Genetec Wins Panama Canal With Direct Low-Bid

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Genetec and low price are not two terms frequently found together. However, in a surprising and controversial move, Genetec has won a Panama Canal project beating out all dealer / distributor bidders with a direct low-cost entry. In this note, ...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

Favorite Access Control Manufacturers 2018

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150+ Integrators told IPVM "What is your favorite access control management software/system? Why? Unlike the 2016 access favorites where a group of favored manufacturers was close, in 2018, a single manufacturer pulled ahead to be the clear lea...

By Brian Rhodes - 11 months ago

Digifort VMS Profile

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Digifort, a Brazilian company, has a strong presense in their home country. In a crowded and mature Enterprise VMS market, will they be able to gain market share in Asia and North America against much larger incumbents such as Genetec, Hikvision, ...

By Sean Patton - 11 months ago

Favorite Biometrics 2018

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Biometrics are on the rise, or at least integrator opposition to them is declining, according to new IPVM integrator statistics.   Almost half of integrators listed 'fingerprints' as their preferred biometric. Notably, while the second place ans...

By Brian Rhodes - 11 months ago

Dedicated Vs Converged Access Control Networks (Statistics)

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Running one's access control system on a converged network, with one's computers and phones, can save money. On the other hand, hand, doing so can present a security risk as well as increase troubleshooting challenges. On the video side, more tha...

By Sean Patton - 11 months ago

Security Camera Cleaning Frequency Statistics

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150+ integrators told IPVM how often they clean cameras on customer's sites and why.  Inside we examine their answers and break down feedback into key themes. Cleaning Upon Request The most common response to 'How often do you clean cameras?'...

By Brian Rhodes - 11 months ago

Worst Access Control Manufacturers 2018

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Three access control providers stood out as providing the most problems for integrators. In this report, we analyze the answers to: "In the past year, what is the worst access control management software/system you have dealt with? Why?" ...

By Brian Rhodes - 11 months ago

Best and Worst ISC West 2018

ISC West 2018 had strong attendance, modest overall new products, and a surge in Artificial Intelligence marketing. First, here are 20+ manufacturer booth videos, to give you a feel for the show's displays: Inside this report, we examine the b...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

GDPR For Video Surveillance Guide

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on May 25, but there is much confusion and no clear guidelines on exactly how these new regulations will impact the video surveillance industry. We have compiled th...

By Charles Rollet - 11 months ago

Favorite Video Analytic Manufacturers 2018

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Video analytics is one of the biggest trends in 2018, driven by marketing for Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning. But what do integrators actually use right now? In our 4th edition of this series (see 2011, 2014 and 2016 results), IPVM ...

By John Honovich - 12 months ago

Favorite Products

100+ 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 this integra...

By John Honovich - 12 months ago

Audio Usage In Video Surveillance Statistics

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Audio is more widely available and easier to use than ever, with many IP cameras building audio in and often making integration as simple as toggling a button. But how widely is audio used? There still remain many legal and privacy concerns about...

By Brian Rhodes - 12 months ago

Top 4 Biggest Problems Selling Access Control 2018

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We received 150+ responses from integrators when we asked them "What is the biggest problem you face when selling electronic access control? Why?". In order, these were the top problems cited: Too expensive Too little customer knowledge Too c...

By Sean Patton - 12 months ago

Favorite Access Control Credentials 2018

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In this 2018 access integrator statistics result, which credential type holds the favored spot to unlock access doors? More than 150 integrators told us their preferred credential format, their answers from options including: 125 kHz 13.56 Mh...

By Brian Rhodes - 12 months ago

'As-Built' Drawings Tutorial

Closeout documentation can be invaluable for future expansions or maintenance work, and 'as-built' drawings are a key aspect for finishing projects right. The basic purpose of 'As-Builts' is to document how work is installed versus how it was ini...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 year ago

Integrator Help Desk Software Usage (Statistics)

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Maintaining accounts and customer satisfaction often depends on the effectiveness of responding to issues. Keeping an integrator's support requirements, warranty information, and field assets organized fall upon its support ticketing and help desk...

By Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

ADT Hammered Again, Loses Another Billion In Market Cap

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ADT's CEO told investors that, 'in baseball terms', ADT was batting 5 for 5. But investors told ADT's CEO, 'in baseball terms', that he was being demoted to Triple-A. Just 2 weeks after ADT lost a billion in market cap in the wake of the Amazo...

By John Honovich - about 1 year ago

Free Manufacturer Trip To China - CCTV.Net / Univew

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Pack your bags? 'Closer than you think'? Well, a non-stop flight from NYC to Shanghai is 15 hours plus another 100 miles to Hangzhou (Dahua/Hikvision/Uniview HQ), if that is closer than what you thought. A new joint promotion by US distributor...

By John Honovich - about 1 year ago

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