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VMS/VSaaS Camera Integration Guide

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This 16-page guide explains the fundamentals and challenges of integrating cameras with VMS/VSaaSes. In this report, we examine the factors involved including: Single Vendor Versus Open System Many Features to Integrate RTSP URL...

By Sean Patton - 4 days ago

Ubiquiti G4 IP Cameras Tested

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Ubiquiti is expanding its camera line with its G4 series but how do they compare to surveillance incumbents like Axis and Hikvision? To find out, we bought and tested the Ubiquiti G4 Pro (4K IR, varifocal lens), G4 Bullet (4MP IR, fixed...

By Ilya Ignatenko - 9 days ago

Ubiquiti UniFi Protect VMS/Analytics Tested

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Ubiquiti offers its own low-cost NDAA compliant UniFi Protect VMS as well as people and vehicle analytics from its G4 cameras. How well do they work compare to IT competitors Meraki and Verkada and low-cost competitors Dahua and Hikvision? We...

By Ilya Ignatenko and Sean Patton - 19 days ago

Save $50, Camera Course - January 2022

Learn to design video surveillance systems based on 900+ tests and unique research, teaching the underlying technologies and tradeoffs of current cameras. This is the only independent surveillance camera course, based on in-depth product and...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Illustra Essentials Gen4 NDAA IP Cameras Tested

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Tyco has dropped Dahua for its new Essentials Gen4 NDAA-Compliant cameras but how well do these new cameras compete against Hikua? We bought and tested the 2MP Tyco Illustra Essentials Gen 4 Fixed Lens Mini-Bullet and Mini-Dome against the...

By Ilya Ignatenko - about 1 month ago

Glossary / Acronyms for Video Surveillance

This directory provides definitions and explanations for over 90 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...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Acoem Gunshot / Threat Detection Problems Tested

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Acoem's Acoutstic Threat Detection claims to "protect public spaces with its ability to detect gunshots" and "when a gunshot is heard, our cutting edge technology locates and tracks the threat". But how well did it perform in real world...

By Zach Segal and Derek Ward - about 1 month ago

Ubiquiti $29 G3 Instant Camera Tested

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Ubiquiti's $29 UniFi Protect G3 Instant is NDAA compliant and one of the lowest cost cameras in the industry, but how does it really perform? We bought and tested the Ubiquiti G3 Instant (1080p, IR, indoor only) against low-cost models from...

By Ilya Ignatenko - about 2 months ago

Turing Video Radically Expands, Now End-to-End AI / VSaaS Provider

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When Turing Video started a few years ago, it was a niche robot provider, now it has radically expanded in both size and offerings, with fever tablets, VSaaS, AI, and general IP cameras coming soon. Inside this note, based on speaking with...

By Sean Patton - 2 months ago

Ranking Manufacturer Favorability 2021

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In our largest favorability survey ever, we ranked 55 companies based on feedback from 200+ integrators. The companies included were (with links to individual reports): Alarm.com, AMAG, Amazon, Anyvision, Arcules, Arecont Vision Costar, Ava,...

By Ethan Ace - 3 months ago

PRC Enacts "Anti-Foreign Sanctions" Law, Targeting Families

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The PRC has enacted an 'anti-foreign sanctions' law that creates countermeasures on those who 'directly or indirectly participate' in following sanctions against PRC companies such as those the US has implemented against Dahua and...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

Directory of 70+ VSaaS / Cloud Video Surveillance Providers

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This directory provides a list of VSaaS / cloud video surveillance providers to help you see and research what options are available. State of VSaaS Market While most of the 2010s saw significant opposition to VSaaS, now VSaaS offerings and...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Ubiquiti Favorability Statistics 2021

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Ubiquiti has been an integrator favorite in wireless and switches, but have recent data breaches and firmware issues affected opinion? Inside this report, we examine statistics and commentary from ~200 security integrators on Ubiquiti's...

By Ethan Ace - 5 months ago

Quanergy AI LIDAR Tested

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Quanergy has raised over $130M USD and is a well-known LIDAR provider. Now, they are moving into surveillance with AI LIDAR. But how well does it work? We tested Quanergy for over 3 weeks and in this report we examine: How hard or easy was...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

Kantech EntraPass Tested

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Advanced feature access control systems are typically restricted to dealers only. However, Tyco Kantech EntraPass access management system touts advanced features including customized import/exports, card print batching, event-based video...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

AxxonSoft Russia Business and International Expansion Examined

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AxxonSoft tells IPVM that they plan to IPO in the US within 3–5 years; however, today, AxxonSoft is not widely known in the Americas. IPVM spoke with AxxonSoft CEO Alan Ataev, who moved to the US three years ago to lead business development...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 5 months ago

ONVIF Favorability Statistics 2021

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ONVIF now supports over 20,000 products, but how well do integrators think of the organization? Inside, we examine statistics and commentary from ~200 security integrators on ONVIF's positioning, pros, and cons.

By Ethan Ace - 5 months ago

Mobotix Favorability Statistics 2021

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Mobotix is attempting a turn-around in the past few years, releasing their first ONVIF conformant models, a new 7th generation line, and working with third-party partners like Genetec and Milestone. But has it impacted integrator...

By Ethan Ace - 5 months ago

Fortinet Video Surveillance Profile

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Fortinet is a large cybersecurity provider, with a $30 billion market cap and more than $2 billion in revenue. Now, they are growing their video surveillance business but is it any good? Inside IPVM examines the Fortinet, its surveillance...

By Zach Segal - 6 months ago

Provision-ISR IP Cameras Tested

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Provision-ISR bills itself as an Israeli alternative and positions its new 'case designs' as a differentiating feature. But how good is it and is it really their own? Our test results show it is not. IPVM bought and tested two Provision-ISR...

By Derek Ward - 7 months ago

Avigilon 61MP H5 Pro Camera Tested

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Avigilon's 61MP H5 Pro camera more than doubles their previous highest resolution camera. But how does this super high resolution model perform in real world scenes? We tested the Avigilon 61MP H5Pro against Axis' 20MP Q1659 and 4K Avigilon...

By Derek Ward - 7 months ago

Video Analytics Architecture 101

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Video analytics can be run in a variety of ways that have significantly different pros and cons. IPVM has identified 9 fundamental architectures, explaining the tradeoffs of each one herein. These architectures are: Run entirely on the...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Free VMS Software Directory

Many Video Management Software (VMS) providers offer free versions, either open source, for a limited number of cameras, or for a limited amount of time. Minimal Changes in 2021 The free VMS market has shown minimal changes over 3-4 years,...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Canon Company Arcules Violates ONVIF Rules

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Arcules, the Canon / Milestone spinout, is violating ONVIF rules. We raised this with Arcules 3 weeks ago. We raised this with ONVIF last week. The issue is simple. Arcules is not ONVIF conformant but markets being so using ONVIF's logo in...

By John Honovich - 8 months ago

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