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Vivotek $150 AI Camera Tested

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Vivotek has built in their AI Smart Motion Detection to select low cost, NDAA complaint C-Series cameras, but how well does it perform? We bought the 2MP C-Series FD9369 (1080p outdoor minidome, 30m IR spec) and tested Smart Detection and...

By Derek Ward - about 1 month ago

Turing Video Smart Series IP Cameras and NVR Tested

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Turing Video has made aggressive moves in 2021, hiring 30+ Hikvision USA employees and an ex-Honeywell president, and is now distributed by ADI, but how do their cameras actually perform and who makes them? In an IPVM LinkedIn poll, most...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - about 2 months ago

Bosch IVA/EVA Video Analytics Tested

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Bosch has released the latest versions of their IVA/EVA analytics, with an overhauled calibration process and claimed accuracy improvements. But will these moves change their positioning versus Avigilon, Axis, Hanwha, or Hikvision camera...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 2 months ago

Ubiquiti G4 IP Cameras Tested

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Ubiquiti is expanding its camera line with its G4 series but how do they compare to surveillance incumbents like Axis and Hikvision? To find out, we bought and tested the Ubiquiti G4 Pro (4K IR, varifocal lens), G4 Bullet (4MP IR, fixed...

By Ilya Ignatenko - 3 months ago

Digital Watchdog (DW) MEGApix NDAA Cameras Tested

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Digital Watchdog is growing as an alternative to Hikua, with US integrator favorability up, but how do their cameras compare? IPVM bought and tested the Digital Watchdog MEGApix 1080p DWC-MB72Wi4T Bullet (4mm fixed lens, 100'/~30m IR) and...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 3 months ago

Hanwha Wisenet Q NDAA IP Cameras Tested

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Hanwha's NDAA-compliant Wisenet Q series is one of integrators' most commonly selected alternatives to Hikvision and Dahua. But how does it actually compare? We bought the Hanwha Wisenet QNV-8080R (5MP, varifocal lens, 30m IR) and QNV-6082R...

By Ilya Ignatenko - 3 months ago

Illustra Essentials Gen4 NDAA IP Cameras Tested

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Tyco has dropped Dahua for its new Essentials Gen4 NDAA-Compliant cameras but how well do these new cameras compete against Hikua? We bought and tested the 2MP Tyco Illustra Essentials Gen 4 Fixed Lens Mini-Bullet and Mini-Dome against the...

By Ilya Ignatenko - 3 months ago

Glossary / Acronyms for Video Surveillance

This directory provides definitions and explanations for over 90 common video surveillance industry terms, including links to related IPVM tutorials and guides. This directory will be continuously updated. If there is a term you want to be...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Ubiquiti $29 G3 Instant Camera Tested

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Ubiquiti's $29 UniFi Protect G3 Instant is NDAA compliant and one of the lowest cost cameras in the industry, but how does it really perform? We bought and tested the Ubiquiti G3 Instant (1080p, IR, indoor only) against low-cost models from...

By Ilya Ignatenko - 4 months ago

ISS SecurOS Person, Vehicle, And Animal Tracking Analytics Test

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ISS offers animal detection in addition to the more commonplace person and vehicle detection in their SecurOS Tracking Kit analytics. But how well does it work in real-world scenes? We tested the ISS person, vehicle, and animal detection...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

Briefcam 6.0 Tested

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Briefcam has released version 6.0, including an overhaul of their facial recognition which claims significant performance improvements, along with mask and distance detection, as well as adding appearance search. To see how these new features...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 6 months ago

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 - 6 months 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 - 7 months 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 - 7 months ago

Dahua Seatbelt And Phone Analytics Tested

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 - 9 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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 11 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 - 11 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 - 12 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 - 12 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 - about 1 year 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 - about 1 year ago

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