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Traces AI Non-Face Recognition Alternative Profile

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Traces AI says they have developed a Face Recognition alternative for forensic search and reidentification without using faces and backed by Y Combinator. IPVM spoke with one of the co-founders to learn more about the company and its...

By Zach Segal - 26 days ago

SAFR Facial Recognition Inside Axis Camera Tested

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RealNetworks' SAFR entered the security market giving away their analytics to schools for free. But how does their face rec compare to enterprise-focused competitors like Anyvision or BriefCam? We tested SAFR Inside on Axis' deep learning...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 month ago

Video Analytics Manufacturer Performance Guide

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This 25-page guide provides a reference for video surveillance analytic performance. Video surveillance has a wide range of hardware and software analytic offerings, which is complex to determine which are strong performers or have issues. In...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Dahua Seatbelt And Phone Analytics Tested

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Detecting people not wearing seatbelts or talking on the phone are 2 areas that have been marketed as being advanced uses of video analytics. Now, Dahua has included seatbelt and phone detection in their new WizMind line, but how well do they...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

AVA VMS And Video Analytics Tested

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VSaaS startup Ava says they offer "simpler video security and powerful intelligence for everyone", but how well does the platform work? We purchased an Ava system, and in this report, we examine Ava's strengths and weaknesses with 4...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Sean Patton - 4 months ago

Axis AI-Based Object Analytics Tested

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Axis has finally released deep learning analytics in their Q1615 Mk III with Axis Object Analytics, but does it live up to their claims of "smarter surveillance"? To find out, we bought and tested the deep learning Axis Q1615 Mk III and...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

Meraki Object Detection Analytics Tested

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Cisco Meraki's cloud analytics performed poorly in our 2019 testing. But now, they are claiming increased accuracy through machine learning. We bought and tested the MV72 and MV12WE examining: Does it ignore common outdoor false alerts...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

Hikvision Motion Detection 2.0 Tested

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Hikvision has released Motion Detection 2.0 claiming it "supports detection of real security threats faster", embedding their AcuSense technology in camera VMD to classify people and vehicles. We tested Motion Detection 2.0 on Hikvision's...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

Dahua Emotion Recognition Analytics Tested

The advance of AI promises more sophisticated recognition. For example, Dahua markets the ability to distinguish between angry, calm, confused, disgusted, happy, sad, scared, and surprised. We tested the Dahua IPC-HDBW7442H-IPZ running these...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 6 months ago

Pixels Determine Potential, Not Quality

More pixels do not always mean higher quality. Many other factors impact image quality, including low light, back light, compression, lenses, and more. However, pixels determine potential quality. In this note, we explain and help you make...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Gender Video Analytics Shootout

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Using video analytics for gender identification is expanding but how well does it really work? And what personal features are gender analytics effectively using to make their identification? We tested gender analytics for over two weeks with...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 6 months ago

Hikvision AcuSense G2 Camera Test

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Hikvision has released their next generation of AcuSense analytic cameras claiming "events such as rain drops, animals, or the movement of foliage, for example, will be drastically disregarded." We bought and tested the Hikvision...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 8 months ago

Watrix Gait Recognition Profile

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Watrix is the world's only gait recognition surveillance provider IPVM has found. And, inside of China, Watrix has gained significant attention for its claimed capabilities. Gait recognition interest has increased as coronavirus and privacy...

By Zach Segal - 8 months ago

Ear Recognition Examined

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Will ear recognition become a viable biometric? Facial, fingerprint, and iris recognition have all gained adoption, can ear join them? IPVM investigates the pros and cons of ear recognition compared to face recognition including interviews...

By Zach Segal - 8 months ago

Verkada Video Analytics Tested 2020

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In 2019, Verkada released people and face analytics but our testing then showed significant problems. A year later, how much better are they? Verkada's second-generation cameras tout "8x more powerful with an upgraded processor", we bought 2...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Sean Patton - 8 months ago

IPVM Camera Calculator User Manual / Guide

Learn how to use the IPVM Camera Calculator (updated for Version 3.1). The guide below includes instructions, images, gifs, and videos demonstrating and explaining the Calculator's features. It will be updated periodically and you can ask...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

Gait Recognition Examined

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Facial recognition faces increasing ethical and political criticisms while masks undermine its effectiveness. One alternative is gait recognition but how realistic is using gait? IPVM investigates gait recognition's pros and cons compared to...

By Zach Segal - 9 months ago

Exacq "Facial Matching" Facial Recognition Tested

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Exacq is claiming "Accurate Recall of Every Noteworthy Person of Interest" with their Tyco AI powered "Facial Matching", but how well does it work in real-world scenes? We tested Exacq Facial Matching examining: How does it perform in...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 9 months ago

Startup Visual One Presents Object Detection and Smart Search

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Visual One, a Y Combinator backed startup led by a PhD in machine learning from UC Berkeley, presented its AI analytics offering for security cameras at the 2020 IPVM Startups show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Visual One...

By Joey Walter - 10 months ago

Hanwha AI Analytics Camera Tested

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Hanwha has released their Wisenet P AI camera, adding person and vehicle classification to their analytics. But how does this new AI work in real world scenes? We bought and tested the PNV-A9081R examining: How accurate are person and...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 10 months ago

Uniview Deep Learning Camera Tested

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Uniview's intrusion analytics have performed poorly in our shootouts. Now, they have released their Prime Series Deep Learning cameras, with an "enhanced detection algorithm", but how well do these new models work? We bought and tested the...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 11 months ago

Hanwha Face Mask Detection Tested

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Face mask detection or, more specifically lack-of-face-mask detection, is an expanding offering in the midst of coronavirus. Hanwha in partnership with Turkey's A2 has now released an option, but how well does it work? And how does it compare to...

By Zach Segal - 12 months ago

YCombinator AI Startup Visual One Tested

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Startup Visual One, backed by Silicon Valley's powerful Y Combinator, aims to be "Your 24/7 Watchman" with advanced analytics and object recognition for people, children, pets, wildlife, and more, working with their own OEMed cameras and...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

TVT / InVid Facial Recognition Tested

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Facial recognition is frequently sold for thousands of dollars per channel but some China manufacturers are offering full facial recognition systems for under a thousand dollars. But how well do such low-cost facial recognition systems...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

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