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Directory Default IP Camera Addresses

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Initializing IP cameras can be tedious and frustrating, made worse because manufacturers have no standardization, with some supporting DHCP, some using default IP addresses, and some using both. In this post, we have compiled a list of 14 IP came...

By Derek Ward - over 4 years ago

What 51 Members Want Us To Test

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Over 50 members submitted their requests for products / technologies for us to test. We are looking to build on our industry leading 300+ tests based on your input. We share all of them below including our feedback.

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

DVTel ioimage HD Analytic Camera Tested

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Four years after acquiring ioimage, DVTel has released new HD analytic cameras, with the promise of higher probability of detection and lower false alarm rates.   Now, the question is whether these new models can fill the gap left by Avigilon's a...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

Testing $50 Mini NVR

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As an NVR, this performed very really badly. But, as a member suggested to us, could a $50 mini NVR be used as an IP / HD spot monitor? Adding a spot monitor or public view display in an IP surveillance system often means adding a dedicated cl...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

New ONVIF Profile Q Aims To Change Discovery and Default Passwords

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ONVIF is gearing up to release a new profile, called Q. They market it as providing "quick configuration and installation, providing innate discoverability and reliable device monitoring and event management capabilities." However, How is Pro...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Mobotix Wedge Panoramic Camera

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Mobotix was one of the first manufacturers with panoramic cameras. Since then, everyone has gone 360, and panoramic cameras have become commonplace. Now, Mobotix has a new wedge style panoramic camera that is being offered at a steep discount to...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

VMS Labor Standards

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We continue our industry first installation labor standards result with a look at Video Management System setup, adding to the camera installation and cabling installation entries. These standards help integrators improve the accuracy and efficie...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

Axis Corner Mount Camera Q8414-LVE Examined

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Few options exist for corner mount cameras. Despite this, they are a popular choice for jails, elevators and other confined areas. Axis has now announced its own HD corner mount cameras. In this note, we examine the key claimed differentiators,...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

Dahua HDCVI 2.0 Tested

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A strong initial reception but can it repeat? Dahua's initial HDCVI analog HD offering, with its super low cost and HD resolution, was extremely well received (see IPVM's HDCVI test results). Now less than a year later, Dahua is releasing HDCVI ...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

Avigilon Analytic Cameras Tested 2014

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Analytics remains the 'next big thing' But supply of high quality, ease to use analytics remain in short supply. VideoIQ had been the favorite choice of integrators surveyed. But VideoIQ was acquired by Avigilon and VideoIQ cameras were end of l...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

Claimed: All Surveillance Manufacturers Are Proprietary

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Are all surveillance manufacturers proprietary? Is proprietary a good thing? Mobotix's magazine, MxInstaller, makes that case. In this note, we examine what makes surveillance manufacturers proprietary and what factors differentiate them as bei...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Access Interoperability: Going Nowhere

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The dream was simple: access control interoperability.  You know; the ability to change management software on a whim, or mix together different brands of controllers, yet have everything work together.  It is an idea could fundamentally change th...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

Hikvision Tribrid Recorder Tested

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HD over existing coax, IP and legacy analog cameras, all in a single recorder. A 16 camera 'tribrid' DVR that does all that for less than $400. This is what Hikvision is claiming with its 7200 series HDTVI tribrid DVRs. We bought one of them,...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

AMAG 8 Aims to Make Takeovers Easier

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In this note, we examine AMAG 8's new additions, breaking down how it impacts their competitive positioning.

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

New 'Low Cost' Thermal Zoom Camera

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Zoom thermal cameras have typically been feasible only to those with the largest budgets, requiring expensive cooled cameras with six figure price tags. Now, Sierra Olympic claims to bring this capability to the commercial market at breakthrough p...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

ASIS 2014 - 17 Manufacturer Tech Review

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This long post recaps key findings from IPVM team members meeting with manufacturers at ASIS 2014 including Hikvision, EMC, Pelco, Digital Watchdog, Panasonic, Samsung, Mobotix, IQinVision, Tyco, Theia and Seagate. This adds to our existing ASIS ...

By IPVM Team - over 4 years ago

Startup: Thermal Radar

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Two years ago, we covered a thermal panoramic system that covered huge areas, but came with a huge pricetag of ~$250,000. Now a startup named Thermal Radar claims to be the 'World's First Affordable 360° thermal camera' and is offering their unit...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Manufacturers Sound Off on ONVIF

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ONVIF has achieved massive adoption amidst significant criticism. The most vocal critics are typically from manufacturers who deal with ONVIF most directly. Do those critics represent manufacturers overall? In this IPVM survey, we asked manufactu...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

Testing Avigilon ACC 5 VMS

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In this report, we provide in-depth videos covering Avigilon Control Center 5's operation and configuration with 30+ minutes of screencasts providing clear explanations of ACC features including: Applications review for live viewing and configu...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

Genetec Trumps Milestone for ONVIF Edge Support

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Milestone's recent announcement has brought attention to improved VMS support for storage on-board cameras. However, as our note on Milestone's 'ONVIF Edge Storage' showed, important limitations exist. Now, Genetec has responded highlighting thei...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Milestone Releases 'ONVIF Edge Storage'

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Lack of VMS support for IP cameras with on-board storage has been a key barrier in restricting adoption. Now, Milestone has released 'ONVIF Edge Storage'. However, it is not really ONVIF. In this note, we examine the technical details and the po...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Testing March MegaPX Domes

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March Networks has been one of the bigger names in video surveillance recorders for a decade, with significant adoption especially in banking and retail. For a number of years, since the Cieffe acquisition, the company has offered IP cameras as w...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

ONVIF Launches Enforcement Campaign

Dozens of manufacturers abuse ONVIF conformance, as demonstrated by IPVM’s recent ONVIF faking directory. Campaign Launched Now, ONVIF has launched an “Education, Enforcement Campaign to Ensure Product Conformance” with ONVIF’s chairman pledging...

By John Honovich - almost 5 years ago

Testing Exacq VMS

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This test is part of an ongoing VMS test series were we provide in-depth explanation and analysis of video management software manufacturers. Inside this report, we have 40+ minutes of video screencasts testing ExacqVision version 6.2. The 14 vid...

By Ethan Ace - almost 5 years ago

VSaaS Startup Pivots to Camera API Provider Evercam

This is a fascinating case study of how a VSaaS startup recognized the flaws in that market and are using their experience to build a hosted API camera API service called Evercam. In this note, we examine what they learned providing VSaaS and wha...

By John Honovich - almost 5 years ago

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