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Axis Chinese Competitor Companion Dome V Tested

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A $169 1080p dome from Axis? The Companion Dome V is, by far, Axis' lowest cost 1080p dome, a full $100 less than even their new M3045-V. Every manufacturer has been hit by rapid Chinese expansion over the last few years. Axis is clearly trying ...

By Ethan Ace - almost 3 years ago

Hikvision vs Exacq VMS

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Hikvision and Exacq are two of the most commonly used recorders in the market, but how do they really match up? With Hikvision so much less expensive than Exacq, what features, if any, are users giving up?  In this report, we look at Hikvision's ...

By Ethan Ace - almost 3 years ago

Axis Acquires Intercom Manufacturer 2N

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Axis has now made its second acquisition in the past 3 months. And it is another company most industry people know little about. In this note, we examine Axis' acquisition of Czech intercom specialist 2N, their financials and how 2N's IP intercom...

By IPVM Team - almost 3 years ago

Universal Camera Tester Tested (IPC-8600)

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Setting up cameras is often a pain. A number of test tools exist but are frequently limited on camera support or have a small screen, slow interface or other issues. Many installers still use laptops, even though they are inconvenient or risky wh...

By Ethan Ace - about 3 years ago

IDIS International Expansion Examined

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IDIS has been spending large to gain awareness, something we criticized early on: How to Blow $200,000 On A Booth (IDIS).  This trend is continuing into 2016, and expected to continue through 2018.. We spoke with IDIS, and examine their market ap...

By Brian Karas - about 3 years ago

Camera Innovation is Amazing

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The innovation in the video surveillance camera market has never been higher or faster. While there is much negativity about the race to the bottom, including from IPVM, it is important to appreciate this important distinction. Not A Commodity ...

By John Honovich - about 3 years ago

FLIR Latitude VMS Test

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FLIR spent nearly $100 million on DVTel, primarily for one product - DVTel's enterprise VMS. Though FLIR has killed the DVTel brand, they are aggressively moving the VMS forward. This is a major shift for FLIR, who historically has been a leader ...

By Ethan Ace - about 3 years ago

Cyber Security For Video Surveillance Study

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This study provides the foundations for video surveillance professionals to understand the importance of cybersecurity, what is being done to enhance cybersecurity and what providers are viewed as the best and worst at cybersecurity. 100 integrat...

By Brian Karas - about 3 years ago

More Revolutionary Than Avigilon, Claims Startup Auglle

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Startup Auglle is bringing an "all in one" camera to market that they claim is bigger and better than Avigilon's H4ES. We spoke with the President of Auglle and their head of engineering to get a better understand what they are working on. This ...

By Brian Karas - about 3 years ago

$260 IR Outdoor 'Speeddome' Tested

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Just $260 for an outdoor 'speeddome' form factor with integrated IR, wireless, HD video and more? Pricing has certainly come down (e.g., we recently tested a ~$750 Hikvision speeddome), but $260 for a PTZ is eye opening. We bought a Foscam FI982...

By John Scanlan - about 3 years ago

Salient CompleteView VMS Tested 2016

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Independent VMSes are increasingly a dying breed (with Exacq, Milestone, VideoInsight and Aimetis being sold off in the past few years). The ones remaining have benefited from this, as many integrators prefer having an independent VMS. One of tho...

By Ethan Ace - about 3 years ago

Best in Show 2016 - Lynx TIGER

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Each year, SIA / ISC West chooses their Best New Product of the show. Previous winners include luminaries Object Video, FST, A4 Vision, Capture Omniscape, SV3, Pivot3, etc. This year, the winner is Israeli startup Lynx TFG for their Tiger mobile ...

By Brian Karas - about 3 years ago

ISC West 2016 Best and Worst

ISC West 2016 had very strong attendance and moderately strong new products, following a year of unprecedented acquisitions. Traffic was almost too heavy on the first day. Here it is 10 minutes after the opening: Booth Video Overviews B...

By IPVM Team - about 3 years ago

Axis Launches Chinese Competitor Line

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After years of letting Chinese manufacturers bully Axis out of the low end of the market, Axis has launched its most aggressive entry level offering ever. In this note, we examine the new Axis Companion line, its features, pricing and how it matc...

By John Honovich - about 3 years ago

Ubiquiti Open IP Cameras Tested

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Back in 2011, Ubiquiti broke ground, offering IP cameras for the then shocking amount of ~$100. And, for a while, Ubiquiti included 3rd party support but a few years ago they shut it down completely. Now, in a new firmware version (3.2.0), they ...

By Ethan Ace - about 3 years ago

Ex-Avigilon Exec Backs Network Outage Prediction Startup (Optigo)

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Ex Avigilon VP of Engineering Danny Kam is putting his support behind networking startup Optigo. Networking monitoring and analytics tools that can plot trends or send alerts on failed devices have been around for decades.  Optigo Networks is bui...

By Brian Karas - about 3 years ago

New Products Directory - ISC West 2016

It has been a busy few months in the industry, with new product announcements, many acquisitions and lots of moves. Here is a directory of them all in one place. Spring 2016 new product releases: AgentVi Cloud Analytics Launched Avigilon H4 H...

By Brian Karas - about 3 years ago

ONVIF Camera Code Open Source'd (Vicon)

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Vicon is joining the open source community by releasing their ONVIF and camera source code, something relatively unheard of in the security industry. We spoke with Vicon, and examine their motivations behind this move.

By Brian Karas - about 3 years ago

AMAG Access Control Company Profile

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In our 12th access control company profile, we examine AMAG Symmetry access control platform: Comparing AMAG to their competition Examining their management and client software Reviewing their product and support costs Covering their hardwar...

By Brian Rhodes - about 3 years ago

Axis Open VMS ACS5 Tested

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Axis has launched an open VMS, with its new ACS5. What has historically been an Axis only offering is now suddenly a potential competitor to the many open VMSes in the market, including its corporate sibling Milestone. But how well does it work? ...

By Ethan Ace - about 3 years ago

Axis Launches Open VMS (ACS5)

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Axis' VMS software has always been closed to Axis cameras only. [UPDATE: Axis Camera Station Version 5 Test Report released.] Now, Axis is opening their Camera Station VMS (ACS) to third party cameras in its new ACS5. Axis' strength in IP camera...

By John Honovich - about 3 years ago

10 Surprising ISC West 2016 Booth Sizes

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Who is spending big money or cutting back on marketing? Who is going to be the IDIS of this year's show? Here are our 10 top choices: Dahua Doubling

By John Honovich - over 3 years ago

Worst Camera Manufacturers 2016

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Can Arecont do it again? In 2011, integrators overwhelmingly selected Arecont as the Worst IP Camera Manufacturer. And then in 2014, Arecont repeated. Now, in 2016, the market has changed significantly. Arecont has faded while the Chinese have s...

By John Honovich - over 3 years ago

Top 5 Video Surveillance Product Advances Going Into 2016

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Here are the 5 product areas that have had the most meaningful product advanced in 2015, that you should be looking at incorporating in 2016: Smart codecs Multi-imager cameras 1/2" super low light cameras ONVIF out Design software Inside...

By John Honovich - over 3 years ago

Hikvision Ezviz Tested

Last month, Hikvision Launched Direct End User Sales with their Ezviz line, sold through online and big box channels direct to consumers. We bought their 4-channel 1080p HDTVI kit for $199 online to see how it stacks up to their commercial, Hikvi...

By Ethan Ace - over 3 years ago

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