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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 - over 1 year 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 - over 1 year 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 - over 1 year 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 - over 1 year 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 - over 1 year 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 - over 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 - over 1 year ago

Genetec Security Center 5.8 Tested

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Genetec has released Version 5.8. This comes after a wait of more than a year that caused frustrations for many Genetec partners. Our previous test (which covers the fundamentals), found Security Center to offer many enterprise features and a com...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

ADT Stock Drops After Announcing Loss And Amazon Delay

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ADT's stock price dropped significantly after reporting heavy losses and delays in its Amazon partnership, as seen in the screenshot below: In this note, based on our analysis of the earnings call we look at: ADT stock down to Dec. 2018 leve...

By Dan Gelinas - over 1 year ago

Private School IT Manager Surveillance Interview

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This IT manager describes himself as the "oft-maligned IT person" whose "opinions may not always be appreciated by the integrator crowd." But he is here to share his perspective. This undisclosed interviewee is the IT manager at a private US sc...

By Dan Gelinas - almost 2 years ago

BluB0x Company Profile

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BluB0x has doubled in revenue every year since its founding in 2013, according to CEO Patrick Barry [link no longer available]. We originally reported on them in 2015. At the time, they described themselves as a "hosted security platform that deli...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

ADT And 'The Defenders' Silent About Massive Complaints

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ADT's largest dealer, "The Defenders" has been the subject of a massive number of complaints over many years and many forums, most recently a CBS investigation. Despite this, ADT and "The Defenders" have so far been effectively silent to the ma...

By Dan Gelinas - almost 2 years ago

No Genetec Major Releases In Over A Year

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Annual VMS licenses are a controversial practice in the video surveillance industry, with many questioning their need or value. However, enterprise providers like Genetec make these effectively required as no live support nor software updates are ...

By Sean Patton - almost 2 years ago

Designing Access Control Guide

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Designing an access control solution requires decisions on 8 fundamental questions. This in-depth guide helps you understand the options and tradeoffs involved in designing an excellent access control solution. The eight fundamental questions ar...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 2 years ago

Genetec Favorability Report 2019

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Genetec's favorability moderately strengthed, in new IPVM integrator statistics over their results from 2017, with 2019 results showing solid, but not exceptional, net positive favorability: In the past 2 years, Genetec has inserted itself into...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

Bosch Favorability Results 2019

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Bosch's favorability moderately strengthed, in new IPVM integrator statistics over their results from 2017, with 2019 results showing strong net positive favorability: By contrast, in 2017, integrators main complaints were for support and prici...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

CES 2019 Show Report

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IPVM was at CES 2019 for the second year (see our CES 2018 Show Final Report) and is reporting on announcements and interesting news from the show floors. This show report includes: Review of major new announcements at the show Drop in Chin...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

Worst Products Tested In Past Year

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IPVM has done over 100 tests in the past year. But which products performed the worst? Which ones should users be most aware of? In this report, IPVM picks the 13 products that performed the worst, explains why they did and what to beware of. ...

By Ethan Ace - almost 2 years ago

European Startup Ajax Profile - They "Stand Against Evil"

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European intrusion detection startup Ajax Systems proclaims: How are they standing against evil? And what are the differentiators and potential roadblocks for this self-described "disruptive" company? Based on our interview with the company, w...

By Dan Gelinas - almost 2 years ago

Combating Vaping Epidemic - Halo Smart Sensor Profile

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Youth vaping has become an epidemic, according to the US Surgeon General, while the market leader, Juul, just received a $12.8 billion investment from the largest cigarette manufacturer, with the WSJ saying that "Teen Vaping Has Created Addicts Wi...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

Startup Sunflower Labs' Autonomous Drone Security System

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Startup Sunflower Labs is claiming a unique design on a home security system, combining autonomous drones and 'Sunflower' sensors. Imagine an intruder tries to break into your home and your automated security drone suddenly appears above them an...

By Dan Gelinas - almost 2 years ago

Sublethal Camera Gun Examined

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Sublethal is a South African company that manufactures a remotely-controlled, camera-enabled gun called the Boomslang, which is Afrikaans for tree snake. The company says it is non-lethal and is designed to deter intruders and protect lives. Th...

By IPVM - almost 2 years 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 - almost 2 years 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 - about 2 years ago

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