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Ava Cameras Tested

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Ava has released their new direct-to-cloud IP cameras competing with Verkada in the growing cloud connected camera space. But how well do these new cameras really work? We bought and tested Ava's 4K and 5MP domes, examining: How do Ava's c...

By Derek Ward - 1 day ago

Camera Course January 2021

This is the only independent surveillance camera course, based on in-depth product and technology testing. Register now. Lots of manufacturer training exists but none it really teaches the underlying technologies and tradeoffs of current came...

By IPVM Team - 2 days ago

Tyco Cloudvue VMS and Cameras Tested

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Cloudvue is touting "Never Buy Another New Camera", offering hardware along with their cloud VMS for one annual subscription. We tested Cloudvue VMS and cameras, and in this report, we examine Cloudvue SaaS strengths and weaknesses, including...

By Sean Patton and Derek Ward - 7 days ago

2021 Video Surveillance Cameras State of the Market

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Each year, IPVM explains the main advances and changes for video surveillance cameras, based on our industry-leading testing and reporting. This is the 6th edition of this report, compare to: 2020 Video Surveillance Cameras State of the Ma...

By IPVM Team - 23 days ago

Pixels Determine Potential, Not Quality

More pixels do not always mean higher quality. Many other factors impact image quality, including low light, back light, compression, lenses, and more. However, pixels determine potential quality. In this note, we explain and help you make cl...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Wyze Cam v3 Tested Versus v2, Axis, And Hikvision

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Wyze has released the Wyze Cam v3 claiming "Brighter, Bolder, and Better than ever", claiming a starlight sensor, improved night vision, and more. We purchased the Wyze v3 and tested it against the Wyze Cam v2, Axis M3065-V, and Hikvision's P...

By Derek Ward - about 1 month ago

Video Surveillance History

The video surveillance market has changed significantly since 2000, going from VCRs to an emerging AI cloud era and now impacted by coronavirus. The goal of this history is to help professionals understand the important business and technolog...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

Rhombus Cameras, Analytics And Environmental Sensor Tested

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Closed cloud surveillance systems are rising, driven by Verkada, with fellow California startup Rhombus, also scaling up their offerings. Rhombus, while less well known than Verkada, offers much lower pricing and more VMS features. However, o...

By Sean Patton - about 2 months ago

Hanwha Wisenet 7 Cameras Tested

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Hanwha has released their next generation Wisenet 7 cameras claiming "exceptional" resolution, "extreme" WDR, and advanced noise reduction. But how does this new series perform compared to their past generation models and competitors? We boug...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - about 2 months ago

Hikvision AcuSense G2 Camera Test

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Hikvision has released their next generation of AcuSense analytic cameras claiming "events such as rain drops, animals, or the movement of foliage, for example, will be drastically disregarded." We bought and tested the Hikvision DS-2CD2346G2...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

Hanwha 8K / 33MP Camera Tested

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Hanwha Techwin has released an 8K / 33MP resolution camera, the TNB-9000 with Hanwha claiming the "TNB-9000 represents the highest performing, highest resolution camera to date of Wisenet lineup." Does moving to 8K make sense? We tested the ...

By Ethan Ace and Derek Ward - 4 months ago

Exacq "Facial Matching" Facial Recognition Tested

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Exacq is claiming "Accurate Recall of Every Noteworthy Person of Interest" with their Tyco AI powered "Facial Matching", but how well does it work in real-world scenes? We tested Exacq Facial Matching examining: How does it perform in real...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

Startup Visual One Presents Object Detection and Smart Search

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Visual One, a Y Combinator backed startup led by a PhD in machine learning from UC Berkeley, presented its AI analytics offering for security cameras at the 2020 IPVM Startups show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Visual One inc...

By Joey Walter - 5 months ago

Herta Facial Recognition Plus Masks Tested

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Masks increase face recognition errors, but facial recognition developer Herta is claiming their algorithm gives priority to the upper part of the face, offering accurate recognition even with masks on. We tested Herta's BioSurveillance facia...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

Taiwan Lilin NDAA Compliant Cameras Tested

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Taiwan-based manufacturer Lilin is taking direct aim at Dahua and Hikvision with their latest NDAA compliant cameras. But how well did these new models perform in our first Lilin test in a decade? We bought and tested 3 Lilin cameras, the Z2 ...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 5 months ago

Hanwha AI Analytics Camera Tested

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Hanwha has released their Wisenet P AI camera, adding person and vehicle classification to their analytics. But how does this new AI work in real world scenes? We bought and tested the PNV-A9081R examining: How accurate are person and vehi...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

Face Detection Shootout - Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Uniview, Vivotek

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Face detection analytics are available from a number of manufactures including Dahua, Vivotek, Hikvision, Uniview, and Hanwha, but how well do they work? We tested face detection analytics across these manufacturers examining: Can faces st...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 6 months ago

Directory of 97 Video Surveillance Startups

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This directory provides a list of video surveillance startups to help you see and research what companies are new or not yet broadly known. 2020 State of Video Surveillance Startups In the past year, the number and funding of video surveilla...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Tiandy Super Starlight Cameras Tested

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Tiandy is taking aim at China competitors Dahua and Hikvision, with a new series of "super starlight" cameras, including white light illumination, and on-board people and vehicle detection. To see how they compare, we bought and tested four T...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 9 months ago

New Axis M30 Cameras Tested

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Axis has released a new generation of, for them, relatively low cost M30 series cameras, claiming to deliver "sharp video quality even in poor light". We bought and tested the new 1080p M3065-V and 4MP M3066-V, to compare to their last generati...

By Derek Ward - 10 months ago

TVT / InVid White Light Camera Tested Vs Hikvision ColorVu

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With mega China manufacturers Dahua and Hikvision facing both bans and human rights abuse sanctions, many budget buyers are turning to smaller China manufacturers such as TVT. But how well do TVT cameras work vs. Hikvision? We bought and tested...

By Derek Ward - 10 months ago

Facial Recognition 101

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Facial recognition interest, use and fear is increasing. This guide aims to teach you the fundamentals of facial recognition. Inside we cover: Face Detection Face Recognition 1:1 vs 1:N Cooperative vs Uncooperative Resolution / Image Req...

By IPVM Team - 10 months 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 - 10 months ago

Camera Resolution Usage Statistics 2020

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The average resolution used, for new cameras, is now 4MP, according to new IPVM statistics, continuing the rise that we have mapped from 2014, 2016, and 2018. In this report, we examine responses from 200+ integrators, examining their reasons f...

By IPVM Team - 10 months 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 - 11 months ago

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