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Video Analytics 101

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This guide teaches the fundamentals of video surveillance analytics. Inside we cover: Why Use Video Analytics Video Analytics Warning Where are analytics performed? Camera? Server? Cloud? Original VMD-Based Analytics Why AI Analytics? De...

By IPVM Team - 23 days ago

Mobotix 7 Line Camera Tested

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Mobotix is attempting a turn-around, struggling for years, then releasing the OEMed Move line, Mobotix is aiming for its new 7th generation line to stand out. We purchased an M73, along with Mobotix's recommended optical and IR Illumination mod...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 27 days ago

Dahua Smart Motion Detection Camera Tested

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Dahua has introduced Smart Motion Detection, AI-based VMD, claiming to use an advanced algorithm to differentiate human and vehicular shapes within a scene and send alarms only when a person or vehicle is detected. We bought and tested one of t...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 month 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

IronYun AI Analytics Tested

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Taiwan / US startup IronYun has raised tens of millions for its "mission to be the leading Artificial Intelligence, big data video software as a service (VSaaS) solutions provider." But how good is the product itself? We tested the product for ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 2 months ago

Genetec Security Center 5.9 Release Examined

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Genetec released the next major version of Security Center, less than a year after version 5.8. This also follows no Genetec major releases in 2018. In this note, we examine this update, with feedback from Genetec, and review key features and i...

By Sean Patton - 2 months ago

Hikvision Acusense Analytics Tested

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Hikvision touts "The Magic Behind It All" in their new Acusense line are 'deep learning algorithms' inside these cameras and recorders. But how well do these new models work? We bought and tested the Hikvision DS-2CD2346G1-I/SL camera and DS-76...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 7 months ago

Interlogix Shutting Down

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Interlogix is shutting down, as UTC has confirmed to IPVM in a statement about their "plans to wind down" the once leading brand. Inside this note, we examine: UTC's Statement Why Interlogix was not sold Interlogix's positioning in intrusi...

By John Honovich - 7 months ago

Dahua Analytics+ Tested

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Dahua's analytics have performed poorly in past shootouts. But now, they claim their new Analytics+ "algorithms significantly improve accuracy and reliability." To see how these new analytics perform, we bought and tested the N45DL7Z 4MP dome, ...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 8 months ago

Hikvision 4K Camera Shootout

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With their latest Smart Series 5 cameras, Hikvision is claiming cameras "fully loaded" with "state-of-the-art technology for high performance and enterprise applications." But how does this compare to their lower cost Performance Series which clai...

By Ethan Ace - 8 months ago

ADT Eliminating Acquired Brands, Unifying Under 'Commercial' Brand

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ADT is eliminating the brands of the many integrators it has acquired over the past few years, including Red Hawk, Aronson Security Group (ASG), Advanced Cabling, and Access Systems Integration as it moves to a unified 'ADT Commercial'. In this...

By John Honovich - 10 months ago

Dumber Techs, Bad Box Movers, Says Australian Distributor

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Techs today are "dumber" than they used to be, despite better education and training and that makes a typical day "frustrating" for one undisclosed distributor. Inside this interview, we talk with him about how techs' unwillingness to learn cre...

By Dan Gelinas - 10 months ago

Hikvision DeepinMind 2019 Test

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In 2018, Hikvision's DeepinMind AI NVR performed terribly, recognizing vehicles, animals, and other objects as humans, misclassifying demographics, completely missing humans in the scene and more issues. Now, after a year of firmware updates, H...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 10 months ago

Vidsys New President Interviewed

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A decade ago, PSIM was hot with projections then of a billion dollar market by now. This has not come close to happening. However, Vidsys, one of the original PSIM providers is still around. While the company's long-time CEO and Founder James Cho...

By Dan Gelinas - 10 months ago

IndigoVision Control Center VMS Tested

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IPVM's last test of IndigoVision's VMS was in 2010, which found enterprise VMS features and a simple client interface. but no 3rd party camera support. We tested Control Center and in this report, we examine its main strengths and weaknesses in...

By Sean Patton - 10 months ago

Nortek Security CEO Out, Company Pivoting

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Nortek Security's CEO, Michael O'Neal is out, after 8 years leading the company, in what Nortek described to IPVM as them having 'pivoted strongly from [their] factory roots'. However, as their owner admitted, Nortek Security's "business endured ...

By Dan Gelinas, John Honovich, and Brian Rhodes - 11 months ago

Hikvision DeepinView Camera Analytics Tested

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Hikvision is expanding its 'deep learning' offerings with a new camera series called 'DeepinView' claiming false alarm reduction and improved accuracy. We bought a DeepinView 1080p bullet camera (DS-2CD7A26G0-IZHS) and tested in multiple scenes...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 11 months ago

ADT's Top Dealer "The Defenders" Sued 20+ Times

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ADT's largest authorized dealer, The Defenders, has been sued more than 20 times since 2012, IPVM has verified through analyzing legal records. In February 2019, we examined how ADT And 'The Defenders' Silent About Massive Complaints and was ti...

By Dan Gelinas - 11 months ago

Bastille Cell Phone Tracking Profile

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Is tracking someone by their cellphone the next generation of surveillance? Bastille is a US startup which tracks people by their cellphone or other connected devices and integrates with IP cameras. However, its chief use case is enforcing no-cel...

By Charles Rollet - 11 months ago

UK Installer CCTV Aware - Flat Pricing, No Salespeople

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This is a different kind of company. They do flat pricing, they do not have any salespeople and 50% of their sales are sold and booked online. How does CCTV Aware do it? In this profile, based on our research and interview with the company's ...

By Dan Gelinas - 12 months ago

Casino Security Consultant Carl Lindgren Interview

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For more than 20 years, Carl Lindgren worked as a casino surveillance pro, while being active (and sometimes outspoken) on various online video surveillance groups What best practices has he picked up over the years and, now as a consultant, wh...

By IPVM - about 1 year ago

Large Hospital Security End User Interview

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This large single-state healthcare system consists of many hospitals, and hundreds of health parks, private practices, urgent care facilities, and medical offices. IPVM conducted an end user interview with the company and asked about operations...

By Dan Gelinas - about 1 year ago

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