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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 - 7 months 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 - 8 months 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 - 11 months 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 - over 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 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 2 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 - about 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 - over 2 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 2 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 2 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 - almost 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 - over 3 years ago

Security Manufacturer Sues US State Over LPR Restrictions

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LPR is the most successful video analytic in security, so successful that it is increasingly becoming ubiquitous. With a hundred million plus licenses plates being scanned annually, companies are bundling this information for data mining and track...

By Carlton Purvis - over 3 years ago

Big Police Show (IACP) Best and Worst

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The IAPC is the nation's biggest law enforcement trade show featuring all kinds of police equipment from cameras to drones to tanks from more than 750 companies. We attended this year's show in Philadelphia, a great place to see what's popular whe...

By Carlton Purvis - over 3 years ago

Interview With Law Enforcement On Surveillance

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We recently interviewed International Association of Chiefs of Police experts about various issues, uses and best practices for police agencies regarding video surveillance. We touched on topics ranging from storage and codec frustrations to crime...

By Carlton Purvis - about 4 years ago

Best and Worst ISC West 2013

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Great attendance with a limited number of new products marked ISC West 2013. Brian, Carlton, Ethan and myself attended, putting together the following list of highlights for you to review: Bosch Stares Down Axis We Respect Women ... as Sex Obj...

By John Honovich - about 4 years ago

License Plate Recognition (LPR) Providers Overview

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License Plate Recognition is the most successful of all video analytic systems (sure, faint praise but still). In this note, we overview 8 different LPR providers from around the world and provide guidance on the use of 'regular' cameras vs purpos...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

LPR Privacy Problems Reviewed

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The Wall Street Journal has released a detailed investigative report that raises significant concerns about privacy threats from the growing use of license plate recognition (LPR, often called ANPR outside of the US). Here are key points raised: ...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

NYC May Track Your Car's Activities for the Past 5 Years

Microsoft is empowering New York City to track you car's activities for the past 5 years, allowing near instantanous recall and mapping of everywhere your car's license plate was captured for half a decade. While the hype surrounded the reported $...

By John Honovich - almost 5 years ago

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