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Glossary / Acronyms for Video Surveillance

This directory provides definitions and explanations for over 70 common video surveillance industry terms, including links to related IPVM tutorials and guides. This directory will be continuously updated. If there is a term you want to be incl...

By IPVM Team - 16 days ago

Last Chance - Camera Course Winter 2020

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 underlying technologies and tradeoffs of current camera technology includ...

By IPVM Team - 27 days ago

Intersec 2020 Final Show Report

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IPVM spent all 3 days at the Intersec 2020 show interviewing various companies and finding key trends. We cover: Middle East Enterprise Market Challenges Strong Demand for AI Impact of Lack of privacy regulations VSaaS Shift Slow Axis In...

By Charles Rollet - about 1 month ago

Verkada Salesman Falsely Alleges Competitor Bankruptcy

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A Verkada salesman falsely told a large end-user that the user's VMS provider faced bankruptcy. Verkada management acknowledged the error to IPVM. Inside this note, we examine what the Verkada salesman did, the problems this created for the en...

By John Honovich - about 2 months ago

The 2020 Video Surveillance Industry Guide

The 300-page, 2020 Video Surveillance Industry Guide covers 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 link...

By IPVM Team - 2 months ago

Hikvision DS 2nd Gen Intercom Tested

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With its newest IP intercom, Hikvision proclaims users can 'get full control over an entrance' regardless of where it is installed, home or office alike. Can the company's modular intercom deliver? We purchased and tested a DS system, based on Hi...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago

Avigilon H4 Intercom Tested

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Avigilon is well-known for video surveillance and access, but how well does the company's intercom work? We purchased and tested Avigilon's H4 Video Intercom to see how it compares to the competition. In this report, we evaluate and test the f...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago

Aiphone Video Intercom Tested (IX Series 2)

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Aiphone was one of integrator's favorite intercom manufacturers but how well do their products work? The company's newest offering, the IX Series 2 claims to "offer the power of an enterprise platform with the simplicity of a single system." We p...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

Network Optix NxWitness 4.0 Tested

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Network Optix released Nx Witness 4.0, proclaiming new features like a deep learning analytics metadata SDK, increased H.265 support, and UX improvements made the software "stronger and more full-featured than ever before." We tested Network Op...

By Sean Patton - 5 months ago

ONVIF Suspends Dahua and Hikvision

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Dahua and Hikvision have been 'suspended', and effectively expelled, from ONVIF, immediately following US sanctions being placed on the 2 mega Chinese surveillance manufacturers. They join Huawei, also recently suspended by ONVIF for the same r...

By John Honovich - 5 months ago

Critiquing Carnegie's AI Surveillance Paper

The Carnegie Endowment has issued an ambitious paper on the Global Expansion of AI Surveillance. While its aim is applaudable, the paper has significant problems in actually understanding what 'AI surveillance' is and what is being used where. ...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - 5 months ago

ONVIF Suspends Huawei

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Huawei has been 'suspended', and effectively expelled, from ONVIF so long as US sanctions remain on the mega Chinese manufacturer. Inside this note, we examine what happened and what this means for the unprecedented step of being removed from t...

By John Honovich - 5 months ago

Open Access Controller Guide (Axis, HID, Isonas, Mercury)

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In the access control market, there are many software platforms, but only a few companies that make non-proprietary door controllers. Recently, Axis released a 3rd party-only controller and Isonas joined 'Openness' ranks, while HID purchased Me...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

Commend ID5 Intercom Tested

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Commend touts the new ID5 intercom as 'timelessly elegant' and the slim body, glass front touchscreen indeed looks better than common, but ugly, institutional looking call stations. But how well does it work? We bought and tested Commend's ID5 t...

By Brian Rhodes - 6 months ago

ONVIF Exposure To "Devastating DDoS Attacks" Examined

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ZDnet reported "Protocol used by 630,000 devices can be abused for devastating DDoS attacks", citing exposure of ONVIF devices. And after an IPVM discussion asking about ONVIF being 'dangerous', Verkada launched a Facebook ad declaring that: ...

By Ethan Ace and John Scanlan - 6 months ago

Anyvision Facial Recognition Tested

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Anyvision is aiming for $1 billion in revenue by 2022, backed by $74 million in funding. But does their performance live up to the hype they have built? We tested Anyvision's Better Tomorrow platform examining: How does it perform in real w...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 6 months ago

Axis Door Station A8207-VE Tested

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Axis newest door station, the A8207-VE, claims to deliver "video surveillance, two-way communication, and access control" in a single device. But how well does each of these perform? The video in the unit tested disappointingly bad in low light, ...

By Brian Rhodes - 7 months ago

Ionodes Company Profile

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What happened to Ionodes? With seasoned leadership from Jean-Paul Saindon founder of SmartSight and Dr. Michael Gilge, founder of VCS, back in 2007, they launched a Hybrid NVR appliance, supporting Gentec, and their own cameras (since abandoned). ...

By Sean Patton - 7 months ago

Fujifilm Expanding Into Video Surveillance

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While Sony continues to fade out of the video surveillance market and Canon continues to make huge investments into acquiring video surveillance companies, yet another mega-Japanese manufacturer is making a move in the market. Fujifilm has not ...

By John Honovich - 7 months ago

HD Analog vs IP Guide

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For years, HD resolution and single cable signal/power were IP camera advantages, with analog cameras limited to much lower resolution and requiring separate power and video cables. However, in new HD analog cameras, AHD, CVI, and TVI have made si...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Poor OSDP Usage Statistics 2019

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OSDP certainly offers advantages over decades-old Wiegand (see our OSDP Access Control Guide) but new IPVM statistics show that usage of OSDP, even in new readers, is extremely low. Inside this report, we examine the trends and the key reasons ...

By Brian Rhodes - 8 months ago

Verkada Attacks ONVIF

Verkada has now gone after ONVIF, expanding its attacks against the 'dinosaurs' of the 'ancient' video surveillance industry. In a recent webinar, Verkada's Director of Sales Ryan Young [link no longer available] declared:

By John Honovich - 8 months ago

FLIR Saros Visible / Thermal Analytic Camera Tested

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FLIR's Saros claims "accurate, actionable alerts" with a combination of 1080p visible and dual thermal sensors along with IR and white light illuminators. We bought and tested the FLIR Saros DH-390 in real world scenes to see how accurate it re...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 8 months ago

IFSEC 2019 Show Report

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The UK's largest trade show, IFSEC, is underway and IPVM has been examining what is new and happening at the show. Inside, we cover: Huawei Is Out GDPR Changes Dahua Adds Umbrella Analytics Dahua Live Facial Recognition, No Permission Hi...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - 8 months ago

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