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May 2018 Camera Course

Save $50 on early registration until this Thursday, the 26th. Register now (save $50) for the Spring 2018 Camera Course This is the only independent surveillance camera course, based on in-depth product and technology testing. Lots of manufactur...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 days ago

Axis Launches ~$100 HD Camera

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Chinese manufacturers, led by Hikvision, have come to dominate the low end of the Western market, driven by ~$100 cameras. While Axis has continued to be strong at the mid to high end of the market, surpassing $1 billion in revenue in 2017, they ...

By John Honovich - 13 days ago

Hanwha Mega ISC West Product Releases

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While overall new product releases have been slowing over the past few years, Hanwha is releasing a slew of 6 new offerings for ISC West, including: HD analog encoders New multi-imagers Thermal cameras Mobile cameras and recorders A decod...

By IPVM Team - 19 days ago

ADI W-Box Dropping Hikvision (Tested)

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The next generation of ADI's W-Box (ADI's competition against their manufacturing partners) is here. And unlike the previous generation, which was OEMed from Hikvision, ADI's new generation has dropped the mega-manufacturer. But who is ADI's new ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 2 months ago

ONVIF Usage Statistics 2018

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ONVIF has long 'won' the standards battle for video surveillance. But has the now 10-year-old ONVIF 'won' vs direct integrations? Undoubtedly, ONVIF has very wide support, with 9,496 (and counting) conformant products. However, most VMS and recor...

By Sean Patton - about 2 months ago

Worst Camera Manufacturers 2018

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Who is the camera manufacturer integrators have had the worst experience within the past year? 200+ integrators told us. Here are some possibilities, alphabetically ordered: Arecont: the 3-time defending champion, winner of the 2011, 2014 an...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

Hikvision Deletes Genetec Support

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There will be no peace between Hikvision and Genetec. A year after Genetec expelled Hikvision (and Huawei, citing Chinese government control concerns), relegating them to a restricted category, requiring a liability waiver and a special license...

By John Honovich - 2 months ago

Mercury Releases New Series 3 Redboard Access Panels

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Mercury Security has their first major product release post-HID buyout, and things literally look different. The Series 3 SIO boards now are red instead of green. However, the new series also incorporates hardware changes that deepen OSDP integrat...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago

Hanwha Wisenet X 5MP Camera Tested (XNV-8080R)

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Wisenet X is Hanwha's high-end camera line. We tested their Wisenet X 1080p camera last year. Now Hanwha is offering 5MP cameras listing super low light and true WDR. We bought and tested the 5MP XNV-8080R IR dome against the 1080p XNV-6080R to f...

By IPVM Team - 2 months ago

Dahua 5MP Starlight Camera Tested (N52BM3Z)

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Is 5MP the new 1080p? According to our recent statistics, average resolution continues to trend upwards. And now, manufacturers releasing new generation 5MP cameras featuring super low light capabilities previously found in 1080p models. In our f...

By John Scanlan - 3 months ago

The 2018 Surveillance Industry Guide

The 300 page, 2018 Video Surveillance Industry Guide, covering the key events and the future of the video surveillance market, is now available, group members can request a PDF copy be emailed to them, all personal members can access all reports l...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Hikvision NA Biggest Sale of 2017 (Twice)

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Hikvision North America has been relatively disciplined the past 5 months, reducing the number of sales and the breadth of what is on sale. No more. After hitting a record price cutting run in the first half of 2017, Hikvision NA is back with it...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

D-Link ONVIF Switch Tested

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D-Link's surveillance switches claim to "enhance ease of use and streamline management" for network administrators, with simplified UIs and automatic discovery of ONVIF devices to show what cameras are connected along with key information such as ...

By John Scanlan - 5 months ago

Hikvision Door Station Tested

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Hikvision has entered the video intercom market, aiming to bring the race to the bottom to a whole new audience. To see how it stacks up, we bought and tested their vandal resistant door station, the DS-KB8112-IM, to see how it compared to the Ax...

By Ethan Ace - 5 months ago

Law Breaking Longse Enters USA

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Longse has established itself as world class, at least in spamming the industry, ripping off Milestone and Video Insight as well as Hikvision. But they have always done so safely hidden away in China. Now, they have entered the USA:   In thi...

By Brian Karas - 5 months ago

Hikvision NVR 4.0 Tested

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Hikvision has released firmware version 4.0 for select NVRs, touting two years of research and development, and claiming "the new generation GUI will allow operators to do a lot more, much more intuitively." We installed this firmware on a DS-760...

By Ethan Ace - 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 2017 Trends - Cyber and Analytics

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The 2 clear top 2017 trends, according to IPVM integrator statistics are: Cyber Security Video Analytics This is a change from 2016 integrator responses where the race to the bottom dominated trends. In this report, we share detailed respo...

By Brian Karas - 6 months ago

Axis M3106-LVE Mk 4MP Camera Tested

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Axis has released the latest in their low(er) cost M series outdoor cameras, the M3105-LVE Mk II, a 4MP turret model specifying 15m IR, their latest WDR technology, Zipstream 2 and H.265, new to Axis. We bought and tested this new model against l...

By John Scanlan - 6 months ago

Hikvision Upgrade Breaks ONVIF VMS Integration

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Hikvision IP cameras using ONVIF for VMS integration will break when upgrading to Hikvision new 5.5 firmware, IPVM testing has verified. This continues a series of quiet changes Hikvision has made to fix security problems that are simultaneously ...

By Ethan Ace - 6 months ago

ONVIF Wire Free Camera Tested (Netgear FlexPower)

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Totally wire-free cameras are a hot growth market. But they have had one major problem: Proprietary. IPVM has tested Netgear's Arlo and Arlo Go, Blink/Blink XT, and EZVIZ's Mini Trooper, none of which work with VMS systems. There is clearly a n...

By John Scanlan - 6 months ago

Exacq M Series Low Cost NVR Tested

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With recent cyber security issues hitting NVRs and cameras from low cost leaders Dahua and Hikvision, users are increasingly seeking alternatives to this low priced gear. Exacq's M series NVRs aim to challenge low cost models from Dahua and Hikvi...

By Ethan Ace - 6 months ago

Bosch Divar NVR Tested vs Dahua

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Bosch has a partnership with Dahua. But what type of partnership is it? How much is Bosch's own vs taken from embattled mega-OEM Dahua? We bought and tested a 16 channel Bosch DIVAR network 2000 to see how it compares to Dahua's own models, exam...

By Ethan Ace - 7 months ago

Geovision Doorstation Tested (CS1320)

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Geovision has released the GV-CS1320 door station, priced at a fraction of others, with additional bells and whistles like a built in card reader, face detection, and capacitive touch button, and more. We bought and tested the CS1320 against the ...

By John Scanlan - 7 months ago

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