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Panasonic 4K Camera Tested (WV-S2570L)

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Panasonic has released their latest generation 4K dome, the WV-S2570L, claiming "Extreme image quality allows evidence to be captured even under challenging conditions." To see how it performs and compare to their 1080p S series camera, we boug...

By Derek Ward - 3 days ago

Uniview 4K Camera Tested

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In our 8MP / 4K Fixed Lens Camera Shootout, Uniview's low end 8MP was firmly in the middle of the pack. Does their higher end Pro Series 4K camera improve on this? We bought and tested the IPC3238ER3-DVZ to see how it performs, examining: H...

By Derek Ward - 17 days ago

Anyvision Facial Recognition Tested

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Anyvision is aiming for $1 billion in revenue by 2022, backed by $74 million in funding. But does their performance live up to the hype they have built? We tested Anyvision's Better Tomorrow platform examining: How does it perform in real w...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 25 days ago

Dahua 4K Camera Shootout

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Dahua's new Pro Series 4K N85CL5Z claims to "deliver superior images in all lighting and environmental conditions", but how does this compare to their "high end" Ultra Series model (NK8BL7Z)? To find out, we bought and tested both their Ultra S...

By Derek Ward - 26 days ago

Verkada People And Face Analytics Tested

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This week, Verkada released "People Analytics", including face analytics that they describe is a "game-changing feature" that "pushes the boundaries of enterprise video security". To see how these new analytics perform, we tested them with our ...

By Ethan Ace, Rob Kilpatrick, and Sean Patton - about 1 month ago

Axis 4K Camera Shootout 2019

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Axis' 4K Q3518-LVE claims the "best video quality possible", with Lightfinder super low light performance, Axis' high end Forensic WDR, and OptimizedIR. However, the mid-range P3228-LVE claims all these features, too. So which should users choose...

By Derek Ward - about 1 month ago

Dahua Analytics+ Tested

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Dahua's analytics have performed poorly in past shootouts. But now, they claim their new Analytics+ "algorithms significantly improve accuracy and reliability." To see how these new analytics perform, we bought and tested the N45DL7Z 4MP dome, ...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 month ago

Bosch Starlight 8000i Cameras Tested

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Bosch has released their new Flexidome IP Starlight 8000i cameras, claiming "exceptional detail even in extreme low-light situations." To see how these models perform, we bought and tested the 1080p NDE-8502-R and the 4K UHD NDE8504-R examining...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 2 months ago

Axis ARTPEC-7 P1375-E Camera Tested

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Axis claims the new P1375-E box camera with ARTPEC-7 chip delivers "clear, sharp images in any lighting condition." But how well does it do? We bought and tested the P1375-E against Axis P3225 Mk II and the Q35 series models (which Axis said '...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 2 months ago

Lens Focal Length Tutorial

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3mm, 6mm, 2.8 - 9mm, 5 - 50mm, etc. Camera specifications often list lens lengths but what do they mean? These metrics are important in determining the correct camera coverage and Field of View (FoV). In this tutorial, we look at: What lens...

By IPVM Team - 2 months ago

Hikvision ColorVu Camera Tested

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Hikvision says their new ColorVu line captures "vivid chromatic images in darkness", with unconventional white light illuminations whereas most cameras use infrared. To see how these new models perform, we bought and tested the DS-2CD2347G1-L, ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

Hikvision DeepinView Camera Analytics Tested

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Hikvision is expanding its 'deep learning' offerings with a new camera series called 'DeepinView' claiming false alarm reduction and improved accuracy. We bought a DeepinView 1080p bullet camera (DS-2CD7A26G0-IZHS) and tested in multiple scenes...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 4 months ago

The HIVIDEO $31 Face Detection DVR Tested

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Face detection in a $31 DVR? That is what "HIVIDEO" (not to be confused with Hikvision, even if the company intends to do that) was promoting at ISC West 2019. We bought the Hivideo HI-8004A to see how it works, examining what is being offered ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

Dahua Repositionable IR Multi-Imager Camera Tested

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Dahua has released their first repositionable multi-imager camera, the Multi-Flex 4x2MP, claiming integrated IR, true WDR, and flexible positioning. We bought and tested the Multi-Flex to see how it performs, examining: How does it perform i...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

Axis 5MP P Vs Q Camera Shootout (P3227-LVE vs Q3517-LVE)

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While Axis' Q3517-LVE tested well, it is one of Axis' most expensive dome cameras, over $1,000 USD. Because of this, members asked us how it compares to Axis' "mid range" P3227-LVE, their P series 5MP option. To find out, we bought and tested t...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

UTC Interlogix Series 6 Tested

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UTC Interlogix has long been deceptively OEMing Hikvision as our 2017 results show. Now, Interlogix is back with their newest IP camera series, Series 6. Have things changed with Series 6? Has the Hikvision OEMing stopped? How well did the new ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 6 months ago

Pelco GFC 4K Dome Camera Tested (IMP831-1ERS)

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Pelco has finally released their first 4K IP camera, after years of competitors' releases. Is this move too late? Or is their new GFC Professional 4K line on par with others? We bought and tested the IMP831-1ERS vandal dome to see how it compar...

By Ethan Ace - 6 months ago

Worst Products Tested In Past Year

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IPVM has done over 100 tests in the past year. But which products performed the worst? Which ones should users be most aware of? In this report, IPVM picks the 13 products that performed the worst, explains why they did and what to beware of. ...

By Ethan Ace - 8 months ago

8MP / 4K Fixed Lens Camera Shootout - Dahua, Hikvision, TVT, Uniview

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8MP / 4K fixed lens models are now common in lower cost lines, with nearly every Chinese brand and their OEMs now offering multiple options. To see which fixed lens 8MP/4K models performed best and how they compare to new generation 4MP models, w...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

Hanwha L Series Lowest-Cost Camera Tested

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Hanwha has released their lowest-priced IP camera line ever, the L series, that competes on price with low cost competitors Dahua and Hikvision. We bought and tested the lowest cost L series model, the LND-6011R indoor dome camera, to see how it ...

By IPVM Team - 10 months ago

Alarm.com "AI" Video Analytics Tested

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Alarm.com has announced what it calls an "artificial intelligence (AI) architecture and video analytics service", touting that  Alarm.com's computer vision research team trained the AI engine with millions of frames of video donated from field-...

By Brian Rhodes - 10 months ago

Genetec Kiwi Intrusion Detector Analytics Tested

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Genetec has built Kiwi Security's Intrusion Detection analytics into Security Center, aiming to simplify deployment compared to separate camera based analytics. We tested Intrustion Detector to see how this compared against leaders from our IP ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 10 months ago

Dahua Dual Imager Dome Camera Tested (HDBW4231FN-E2-M)

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Dahua has introduced a dual-imager dome model, the HDBW4231FN-E2-M, with two independently positionable sensors including integrated IR, not found on competitive dual-imager cameras. To see how this new model performs in real world scenes, we b...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 10 months ago

Axxon Face Search Tested

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AxxonSoft has brought facial recognition to their Axxon Next VMS for free with the simply named Face Search, claiming to allow users to find subjects across multiple cameras to drastically cut search time. In this report, we provide our full te...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 11 months ago

Axis 4K vs. 5MP Camera Shootout (Q3518-LVE + Q3517-LVE)

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Axis has released the 4K counterpart to their 5MP Q3517-LVE (see our test). Axis claims of both these cameras: Simply put, AXIS Q3518(17)-LVE delivers the best video quality possible. But which one is truly best? We bought and tested the...

By Ethan Ace - 12 months ago

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