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Axis IR Multi Imager Camera Tested (P3717-PLE)

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Axis has released their first IR multi imager, the P3717-PLE, a repositionable model listing 360° IR illumination and flexible positioning, addressing major limitations of their first generation P3707-PE. We bought and tested the P3717-PLE to see ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 5 days ago

Hanwha Smaller Multi Imager Tested (PNM-9000VQ)

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Hanwha's first repositionable multi imager PNM-9081VQ tested well, but was huge, over 12" wide and weighing in at over 10 pounds. Now, they have released their second generation, the PNM-9000VQ, aiming to remedy this issue with smaller size and mo...

By Ethan Ace - 9 days ago

Sony Favorability Results 2019

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Sony Favorability amongst integrators improved moderately compared to their 2017 favorability results, with a modest net positive favorability: However, the company, now over 2 years since their partnership with 'Bosch', has yet to show meaning...

By IPVM Team - 17 days ago

Camera Course Winter 2019 - Last Chance

This is the last chance to register for the Winter 2019 Camera Course. This is the only independent surveillance camera course, based on in-depth product and technology testing. Lots of manufacturer training exists but none of it teaches the und...

By Brian Rhodes - 30 days ago

Testing Bandwidth Vs. Low Light

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Nighttime bandwidth spikes are a major concern in video surveillance. Many calculate bandwidth as a single 24/7 number, but bit rates vary dramatically from day to night. But how much? 100% more? 500%? 1,000%? To find out we tested cameras from...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 month ago

WDR Tutorial

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Understanding wide dynamic range (WDR) is critical to capturing high quality images in demanding conditions. However, with no real standards, any manufacturer can claim WDR, and many do even if actual performance is weak, causing confusion for eve...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month 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 - about 1 month ago

2019 Video Surveillance Cameras Overview

Each year, IPVM summarizes the main advances and changes for video surveillance cameras, based on our industry-leading testing and reporting. This is the 4th year we are doing this, compare to: 2018 Video Surveillance Cameras Overview 2017 ...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

IPVM Best New Products 2019 Opened - 70+ Entrants

The inaugural IPVM Best New Product Awards has been opened - the industry's first and only program where the awards are not pay-to-play and the awarding organization does extensive testing to evaluate products awarded. 70+ Entrants Listed (So F...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

Axis Tailgate Detection Tested

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Axis is aiming to tackle tailgating, one of access control's biggest issues, with the Tailgating Detector ACAP application. This camera app claims to do the job of much more expensive dedicated solutions at much lower cost. We tested this new a...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 2 months ago

Amazon Rekognition Facial Detection Tested

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Amazon's Rekognition service has announced improvements, that if accurate, would be a significant advance over conventional facial detection. In particular, Amazon claims: Amazon Rekognition can now detect 40 percent more faces – that would ...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Genetec Privacy Protector Tested

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Genetec has built Kiwi Security's Privacy Protector into Security Center, an analytic which anonymizes individuals in cameras' fields of view without obscuring actions and movements. We tested Privacy Protector in multiple scenarios to see how it...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

Dahua Dual Imager Dome Camera Tested (HDBW4231FN-E2-M)

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Dahua has introduced a dual-imager dome model, the HDBW4231FN-E2-M, with two independently positionable sensors including integrated IR, not found on competitive dual-imager cameras. To see how this new model performs in real world scenes, we b...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 4 months ago

Axxon Face Search Tested

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AxxonSoft has brought facial recognition to their Axxon Next VMS for free with the simply named Face Search, claiming to allow users to find subjects across multiple cameras to drastically cut search time. In this report, we provide our full te...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 4 months ago

Hanwha Dual Imager Dome Camera Tested (PNM-7000VD)

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Hanwha has introduced their first dual-imager model, the PNM-7000VD, a twin 1080p model featuring independently positionable sensors and a snap-in modular lens design, not found on competitive multi-imager models, which they claim simplifies insta...

By Ethan Ace - 4 months ago

Dahua Face Recognition Camera Tested

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Dahua has been one of the industry's most vocal proponents of the value that AI creates: As part of this, Dahua has released a facial recognition camera, the DH-IPC-HF8242FN-FR, claiming: Artificial Intelligence at the edge – performing comp...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 4 months ago

Axis Vs. Hikvision IR PTZ Shootout

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Hikvision has their high-end dual-sensor DarkfighterX. Axis has their high-end concealed IR Q6125-LE. Which is better? We bought both and tested them head-to-head. Our shootout compared them, answering the following questions: Which provid...

By Ethan Ace - 5 months ago

Axis First IR PTZ Tested (Q6125-LE)

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Axis is very late in releasing IR PTZs. While competitors such as Hikvision and Dahua have offered them for years, Axis has just released their first, the Q6125-LE, claiming improvements over competitive models, including more even IR coverage, co...

By Ethan Ace - 6 months ago

Hikvision PanoVu Mini Tested (Multi-imager + PTZ For ~$500)

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Hikvision has released their first PanoVu Mini multi imager, the PanoVu DS-2PT3326IZ-DE3, with four 1080p imagers, including a PTZ and integrated IR for ~$500 USD online. While historically multi-imager / PTZ combination cameras have been very ...

By Ethan Ace - 7 months ago

Panasonic 9MP Panoramic Fisheye Tested (WV-X4571L)

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Panasonic has released their latest fisheye camera, the WV-X4571L, with 12MP sensor and 9MP resolution, claiming "extreme image quality" under "challenging conditions", with smart H.265, 10m IR, and more. We bought and tested this new model to se...

By Ethan Ace - 7 months ago

Hikvision 12MP Fisheye Camera Tested (DS-2CD63C2F-IV)

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Hikvision's DS-2CD63C2F-IV is their flagship panoramic camera, with a 12MP imager, 15m integrated IR, smart codec, and more. We tested the 63C2 in full light and low light scenes, with common VMSes, taking an in-depth look at: Client side dewa...

By Ethan Ace - 8 months ago

Hanwha Low-Cost 4MP Camera Tested (QNV-7010R)

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4MP usage is increasing noticeably, as IPVM 2018 resolution statistics show. And low-cost, fixed focal cameras, are popular for budget applications. While this segment is a stronghold of Chinese manufacturers, Korean manufacturer Hanwha has the Q...

By Ethan Ace - 9 months ago

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