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DoorBird D101 Tested Vs Ring and Axis

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Video doorbells are a big growth market, with Ring, in particular gaining a lot of attention on the consumer side and Axis making a push on the commercial side. See IPVM's Ring Pro Test and IPVM's Axis Door Station Test. DoorBird is emerging as a...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Ubiquiti FrontRow Camera Tested

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Ubiquiti is famous for low-cost wireless network equipment, a common choice for wireless video surveillance applications. The company has expanded into more computer networking products, video surveillance ones and now to 'FrontRow' which they dec...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 2 years ago

IP Camera Specification / RFP Guide 2017

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RFPs are hard. Do them 'right' and it takes a lot of knowledge and time. Do them 'wrong' and you can be (a) unwittingly locked into a specific vendor or (b) be forced to accept inferior quality products. This guide helps IP camera purchasers ...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

ONVIF Releases Profile A for Access

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ONVIF has struggled so far in access control. In 2014, ONVIF released Profile C for access control, but in the 3 years since, only 2 companies have adopted it. How does ONVIF A differ from C? Will it be a success where previous efforts have stal...

By Brian Rhodes - over 2 years ago

Hikvision H.265+ Bullet Tested (2035)

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Continuing our tests of Hikvision's new low cost Value Plus line, we bought and tested the 3MP DS-2CD2035FWD-I [link no longer available], now including H.265+. We shot the camera versus competitive models from Axis (M2025) and Hanwha (Wisenet Q)...

By John Scanlan - over 2 years ago

Devil's Ivy PR Campaign Exploiting Manufacturer Cybersecurity

Manufacturers increasingly have a bulls-eye on their back. As cyber security solutions providers grow, they realize a great way to get publicity for themselves is to maximize coverage of exploits they discover.  In this report, we provide a behi...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Hikvision 8MP Low-Cost Camera Tested

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Hikvision has introduced their latest generation of low-cost Value Plus cameras, now including smart H.265 and up to 4K resolution, with prices much lower than existing 4K models. We bought and tested the 8MP DS-2CD2385FWD-I [link no longer ava...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

ONVIF Chairman Criticizes Low Cost Cameras (Also, He Works At Axis)

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ONVIF Chairman Per Björkdahl [link no longer available] has taken a strong public stance against low cost cameras that are 'much more vulnerable to attack' as he explains in this Source Security 'roundtable': This is fascinating on a number of ...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

Universal HD Analog Encoder Tested (DW Compressor)

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Digital Watchdog has released the Compressor HD, a "universal" HD analog encoder, with support for AHD, CVI, TVI and SD analog cameras. We tested the Compressor HD with over a dozen AHD, TVI, and CVI cameras from multiple manufacturers to see how...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Hikvision H.265+ Tested

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Hikvision, which in the past few years released H.264+ (see test results) has now released H.265+, that claims even greater bandwidth savings. We bought and tested two models from this new series, the 2MP DS-2CD2025FWD-I [link no longer available...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Uniview Low-Cost Bullet PTZ Tested

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Uniview is offering a HD zoom bullet camera, the IPC742SR9-PZ30-32G [link no longer available], with an integrated pan / tilt positioner, for the price of a low-cost bullet. This demo shows the camera panning and tilting through just part of its ...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Chinese Direct Disruptor Reolink Tested

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Another Chinese disruptor, Reolink, is gaining attention. This one is selling direct from its own website, with fulfillment by Amazon. And a number of their prices make Dahua and Hikvision look downright expensive. For example, a fixed lens 4MP c...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

48MP 180 Camera (Digital Watchdog) Test

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Camera resolution continues to advance, with Digital Watchdog offering the MegaPIX PANO 48MP 180° camera, the highest resolution mainstream camera available, outside of $10,000+ specialty cameras (such as Dallmeier's Panomera). But, with this hig...

By Ethan Ace - almost 3 years ago

Aqueti 100MP Mantis Camera Profile

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One of the original gigapixel camera startups, Aqueti, which we first covered in 2012, is back. This time, they have partnered with NVIDIA, radically dropping the camera's physical size, resolution, and pricing. In this report, we analyze Aqueti...

By Brian Karas - almost 3 years ago

ISC West 2017 Best and Worst

IPVM went to Las Vegas, examining what vendors are showcasing and what is new. Attendance was up, according to the show, and was certainly well attended. This is our final edition of the show report covering all 3 days of exhibits and key takeaw...

By IPVM Team - almost 3 years ago

TVI 4.0 Doubles HD Analog Bandwidth

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HD analog's move up market continues. Starting a few years ago at just 720p, HD analog is now poised for 4K and beyond. Techpoint, the company behind HD-TVI, the HD analog format used most notably by Hikvision, has released their 4th generation ...

By Brian Karas - almost 3 years ago

Uniview NVR Tested

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Uniview, China's self proclaimed #3 video surveillance manufacturer behind Hikvision and Dahua, is ramping up its international sales efforts. In this report, we test Uniview's NVR and, in particular, its extended PoE claim to double or triple ra...

By Ethan Ace - almost 3 years ago

20 Manufacturer Favorability Ranked 2017

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20 security industry organizations' favorability was ranked based on direct feedback from over 100 integrators. In-depth comments revealed insights on which brands were well regarded for value or support, and which were viewed as out of date, over...

By IPVM Team - almost 3 years ago

Artificial Intelligence Robot Assistant (ACTi)

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Has artificial intelligence come to the video surveillance industry? ACTi has released 'SARA' which it bills as an 'AI assistant that brings valuable information at your fingertips 7/24' We tried it out, spoke with ACTi about some details and bu...

By Brian Karas - about 3 years ago

Axis Favorability Results 2017

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For many years, Axis sold the most IP cameras but, with the rise of Hikvision and Dahua, that has changed. How would that impact Axis favorability? In this installment of our integrator favorability ratings, we share Axis' results, highlighting ...

By IPVM Team - about 3 years ago

Dahua Favorability Results 2017

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Dahua, the mega-Chinese surveillance manufacturer not primarily owned by the Chinese government has been trying to break out of the shadow of Hikvision (who is controlled by the Chinese government). They have struggled to differentiate themselves,...

By IPVM Team - about 3 years 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. These options may help users with limited needs or those looking to test out VMS before buyin...

By IPVM Team - about 3 years ago

ONVIF Favorability Results 2017

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ONVIF has been one of the most debated aspects of the video surveillance industry. On the one hand, its aim to increase interoperability has been widely applauded. On the other, many have criticized ONVIF for not working well enough or fully deliv...

By IPVM Team - about 3 years ago

DeskCamera ONVIF Screen Capture

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Recording PC screens have historically been an expensive proposition, requiring dedicated hardware or specialized, proprietary software. However, some developers are attempting to change this, with applications which stream PC desktops via ONVIF. ...

By John Scanlan - about 3 years ago

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