Monitors (39)

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Higher Power PoE 802.3bt Ratified, Impact on Security Products Examined

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Power over Ethernet has become one of the most popular features of many video, access, and other security products. See our PoE for IP Video Surveillance Guide and PoE Powered Access Control Tutorial. Now PoE is able to transmit even more power, ...

By Brian Rhodes - 11 months ago

ISC West 2018 Access Control Rundown

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For ISC West 2018, what is new and interesting in access control?  This rundown will bring you up to speed on the exhibitors, what they are releasing, and give you an idea of what is new. Notable Trends In terms of marketwide trends, three them...

By Brian Rhodes - over 1 year ago

30+ Emerging Tech Companies Examined

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ISC West has a new segment for 2018: the 'Emerging Technology Zone', which they boast: Featuring 50 of the latest and greatest startup businesses, these entrepreneurial start-up companies will help drive change and evolution in our complex cybe...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

Panasonic Selling Off Security Camera Factory

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Panasonic is OEMing cameras from Dahua, as IPVM testing confirmed in 2017. Now, Panasonic is selling their security camera factory, according to Nikkei. In this note, we examine the move, and the problems Panasonic has had in the security indu...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

16:9 vs 4:3 Video Aspect Ratio Statistics

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What aspect ratio do security integrators prefer? The 'standard' 4:3 or the 'wide' 16:9 one? 100+ integrators told us what they preferred, with a dominating winner. In this note, we examine why integrators so strongly prefer 16:9, why they do ...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

Favorite Surveillance Monitors Statistics

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What monitors are most commonly used for video surveillance? Are they more typically consumer or professional? Are there specific brands that dominate? And how important is the surveillance monitor selection process? IPVM has answers on all the...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

"The Armed Robbery Epidemic" - NRF

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The National Retail Federation (NRF) Protect 2017 featured a session titled: "The Armed Robbery Epidemic: How to Stay Safe". IPVM attended this and shares key findings from the session. To combat this robbery epidemic, the Loss Prevention Resea...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 2 years ago

Gas Station Surveillance Best Practices

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Gas stations are a frequent crime target. They tend to be open late at night, do a large volume of their business in cash, and have few employees, making them a convenient target. In this guide, we examine some best practices for gas station surve...

By Ari Erenthal - over 2 years ago

Aura's 'Invisible Ripple' Next Gen Intrusion Detection Tested

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Aura Home is a startup intrusion detection system, but it claims new, high-tech sensing that monitors the 'invisible ripples' movement creates, showing up as spikes in a line in the main app:     We tested the platform to see how well it stack...

By Brian Rhodes - over 2 years ago

Top VC Backs Video Analytics Baby Monitor (Nanit)

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One of the most well respected Venture Capitalists has not only invested in a video analytics developer but has given a ringing endorsement to the future of the space. In this note, we examine the company invested in (Nanit) and why this is a bul...

By Brian Karas - over 3 years ago

Camera Video Display Problems Tested

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In the old days, displaying video was simple. Both cameras are monitors were generally the same aspect ratio, so it was fairly simple to display video without any problems. Now, though, with various aspect ratios (16:9 monitors, 4:3 cameras, 16:9...

By Ethan Ace - over 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 - about 4 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 - over 4 years ago

Camera Commissioning Labor Standards

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Adding to our Camera Install Labor Standards, IPVM has established standards for the following two common scenarios: "How many manhours would you estimate to: Configure an uninstalled camera, ie: IP addressing, firmware updates, basic image set...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 5 years ago

Testing 4K Monitors for Surveillance

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4K televisions and monitors are becoming increasingly available and affordable.  We tested a 4K monitor vs a 1080p one. For testing, we purchased a 39" 4K Seiki SE39UY04 for ~$400 USD online, which is one of the lowest priced 4K displays availab...

By Derek Ward - over 5 years ago

Trend: 4K Monitors for Surveillance

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4K is one of the next growth areas for IP cameras. Indeed, with major new announcements at CES 2014, it may more quickly impact surveillance monitor selection first. Historically, some objected to multi megapixel cameras because of monitor resolu...

By John Honovich - over 5 years ago

Here's How Real Security Systems Should Be Designed

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One of the best books in our industry is Mary Lynn Garcia's Design and Evaluation of Physical Protection Systems where she expertly argues for rigorous security designs rather than the all too common technique of throwing up devices and hoping to ...

By Carlton Purvis - almost 6 years ago

Surveillance Video Wall Guide

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Relic, Eye Candy, or Critical? All three labels may describe surveillance videowalls - vast arrays of monitors used to display hundreds of camera outputs and other security information. They provide an efficient way to display video for large grou...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 6 years ago

Testing Android MiniPC and Raspberry Pi

Local viewing is a common problem for VMS software based systems. Even for DVR/NVR appliances with direct video output, if the video needs to be viewed elsewhere, it typically requires a monitor and a PC. One solution gaining attention is deployi...

By John Honovich - over 6 years ago

How Do End Users Monitor Surveillance?

How actively are surveillance systems monitored? Do end users prefer to passively use surveillance for recording activity, or do they actively monitor surveillance video so they can respond in real time? We asked a group of globally distributed en...

By Brian Rhodes - about 7 years ago

7 New Retail Security / Surveillance Products

A number of promising new retail security and surveillance products are available. In this note, we summarize those products and provide references to our in-depth reviews of each.IP Public View MonitorsAnalog public view monitors suffer from low ...

By Brian Rhodes - about 7 years ago

New Trend: IP Public View Monitors

While Public View Monitors have been a fundamental surveillance tool for many years, they have been analog-only, and therefore fit awkawardly into IP surveillance systems. Now IP versions are coming to market. In this note, we examine IP based PVM...

By Brian Rhodes - about 7 years ago

Video Surveillance Monitor Preferences

All surveillance system use monitors but why is one monitor chosen over another? Are integrators selective in what types they specify? We recently surveyed integrators on how particular they are when recommending monitors used for video surveillan...

By Brian Rhodes - over 7 years ago

Designing Security Monitoring Stations

Our Security Monitoring Station Guide is an introduction to selecting the right surveillance monitoring console furniture. In it, a number of people commented on challenges in using design software to lay out furniture. In this note, we delve dee...

By John Grocke - over 7 years ago

Security Monitoring Station Guide

Console furniture optimized for security command centers is typically required for surveillance systems installations of 50+ cameras. Those sites regularly have a trained security operator or staff to view live and recorded video and manage access...

By John Grocke - over 7 years ago

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