Lpr (42)

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JCI / Tyco Security Acquires Smartvue

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Johnson Controls (Tyco Security) has acquired cloud provider Smartvue (see recent IPVM Smartvue profile). Smartvue will join Exacq and VideoEdge in what JCI described to IPVM as a compliment to those offerings. Inside this note, we share feedba...

By John Honovich - about 2 months ago

Hikvision LPR Camera Tested

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Hikvision has expanded into the LPR market, claiming up to 99% capture rates, 95% recognition rates at speeds up to 75mph  / 120kmh. We bought and tested the Hikvision DS-2CD4A26FWD-IZHS8/P to see how it performs in real-world scenes and how accu...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

Directory of 50+ LPR / ANPR Providers

License Plate Recognition / Automatic Number Plate Recognition are a type of video analytics software that can identify and match license / number plates, without needing a human operator to read or lookup the plate. There are a number of provide...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

2018 Top Sales Interest For Integrators

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130+ integrators answered: This is a key question, especially for manufacturers, as it impacts what areas to focus more on and what opportunities they may target. In this report, we break out the 4 key areas selected, share detailed commentary...

By Brian Karas - 5 months ago

Milestone XProtect Essential+ Free VMS Tested

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Milestone continues to expand its aggressive free and low-cost offerings, with this year, Milestone releasing XProtect Essential+, part of their new "plus" lineup based on the same code as the high-end XProtect Corporate VMS, including features no...

By Ethan Ace - 6 months ago

Top Used License Plate Capture Cameras

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Capturing license plates is a common video surveillance application. But what cameras do integrators mostly commonly used? Special purpose LPC cameras or regular cameras? And would it be from the biggest camera manufacturers or from specialists? ...

By John Honovich - 9 months ago

Genetec Lower Cost Sharp V LPR Camera

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Genetec has announced the latest offering in their AutoVu Sharp line, promising new features, simplified installation, and lower price. In this note, we examine these new features, lower pricing, how it compares to past models and competitors, pl...

By Ethan Ace - over 1 year ago

Major Manufacturers Dropping MJPEG

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MJPEG has hung on for years, still in use in some systems despite H.264's dominance for the better part of the past decade. However, now some manufacturers have removed MJPEG from their cameras and recorders, forcing users to stream H.264. We loo...

By Ethan Ace - over 1 year ago

External IR Illuminator Usage Statistics 2016

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External IR illuminators have historically been favored by many to improve video surveillance performance. But with integrated IR camera usage now dominate, external IR has become much more of a niche option. In this report, we review new statist...

By Brian Karas - almost 2 years ago

SaaS LPR Startup OpenALPR Examined

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A startup, OpenALPR has developed a freemium / open source LPR offering. This report examines OpenALPR, based on an interview with their founder, examining tech details, 3rd party integration and contrast to Genetec cloud LPR.

By Brian Karas - about 2 years ago

License Plate Capture 4K Test

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License plate capture is one of the most popular surveillance applications. IPVM has done extensive testing in this area already including: License Plate Capture Shootout License Plate Recognition (LPR) Axis App Tested How to Handle Car Headl...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

An Inside Look Into Dahua

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Dahua is the 'other' billion dollar plus Chinese manufacturer. Large in its own right, just not as huge or as well connected with the Chinese government as its blood rival Hikvision. Last month, IPVM visited China, including trips to the CPSE sho...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Genetec Cloud Tested

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Not since Axis public and prolonged agony with AVHS, has a major manufacturer bet as heavily as Genetec is now doing on the cloud. Genetec started with Stratocast, which took a similar small camera count approach as Axis AVHS, with similar poor a...

By Ethan Ace - almost 3 years ago

Airport Video Surveillance Guide

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This 20-page guide explains the key uses, design factors, and players in the Airport Surveillance market. A global group of 40 integrators and consultants with airport project experience responded, each offering insights in selling, implementin...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 3 years ago

City Video Surveillance Guide

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This 31-page guide explains the key uses, design factors, and players in the City Surveillance market. A global group of 60 integrators responded, each offering insights in selling, implementing, and maintaining metropolitan video surveillance ...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 3 years ago

New Products Spring 2015

After very poor new releases in 2014 (see Spring 2014 and Fall 2014 directories), 2015 is already much better. Here are new products being announced in 2015: Avigilon First to Demo 7K Cameras Axis Zipstream Claims Average 50% Savings Axis In...

By John Honovich - about 3 years ago

Genetec Cloud LPR Examined

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The cloud is yet to be a significant factor in video surveillance. Now, Genetec is trying a different approach, trying to simplify LPR using the cloud. In this note, we examine the features, limitations, pricing and competitive positioning of Ge...

By Ethan Ace - about 3 years ago

Testing Messoa 3MP LPC Camera

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License plate recognition has historically required specialized cameras with limited general surveillance use. Messoa is aiming to change that with the LPR606, a higher resolution 3MP claiming scene overview and capture in the same camera. We te...

By Derek Ward - about 3 years ago

Milestone LPR Tested

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How well does Milestone's LPR work? Milestone's LPR supports off the shelf IP cameras, integrating license plate recognition with the Milestone Smart Client for live video, playback, and alarms. We tested Milestone's LPR with three cameras inclu...

By Ethan Ace - about 3 years ago

Genetec AutoVu LPR Camera Tested

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License plate video is one of the most requested elements of video surveillance. IPVM has done many tests on license plate cameras, including the: License Plate Capture Shootout Low Cost License Plate Capture Shootout MP License Plate Camera...

By Ethan Ace - about 3 years ago

Largest New Video Surveillance Projects 2015

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140 video surveillance professionals, including integrators and manufacturers, shared the largest video surveillance projects that they have seen in the past year. Key Patterns The survey results revealed a number of key patterns, including: ...

By John Honovich - over 3 years ago

Genetec AutoVu Advanced Vehicle / LPR Analytics

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Genetec has enhanced their AutoVu LPR platform with a new suite of "Advanced Vehicle Analytics", including speed, direction and make / state of vehicles. In this note, we look at applications for these analytics, limitations, price points and pot...

By Ethan Ace - over 3 years ago

License Plate Recognition (LPR) Axis App Tested

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License plate recognition (LPR) has historically been very expensive, requiring specialized hardware and software. An embedded LPR app from ipConfigure aims to change that, turning compatible Axis cameras into all-in-one LPR systems, now with int...

By Ethan Ace - over 3 years ago

Private Cameras Deployed on Public Property

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Should private cameras be allowed on public property? The upside is that it can reduce expenses significantly for finding the best spots to deploy cameras. The downside is privacy and concerns about misappropriation of public resources. It is a ...

By Carlton Purvis - about 4 years ago

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