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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 compatibl...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 2 months 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 work? W...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 2 months ago

Dahua Smart Motion Detection Camera Tested

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Dahua has introduced Smart Motion Detection, AI-based VMD, claiming to use an advanced algorithm to differentiate human and vehicular shapes within a scene and send alarms only when a person or vehicle is detected. We bought and tested one of t...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

Glossary / Acronyms for Video Surveillance

This directory provides definitions and explanations for over 70 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 in...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

IR Surveillance Camera Guide

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Integrated infrared (IR) cameras are everywhere in 2020, but not all IR is created equal, with many differences in coverage, overexposure, underexposure, handling moving objects, and more. In this guide, we examine these elements in detail to h...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

BriefCam Video Analytics Tested

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BriefCam, acquired by Canon in 2018, is one of the most commonly used video analytics offerings in the West. But how well does it work? We tested BriefCam for over the past month to see how it performed, examining: How does BriefCam search c...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

Hikvision Dual Lens Face Recognition Camera Tested

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Hikvision's Dual Lens Facial Recognition camera, claims that it "adopts advanced deep learning algorithm and powerful GPU to realize instant face detection, capture, and comparison to accomplish face recognition and related alarm triggering." W...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 7 months ago

Camera Field of View (FoV) Guide

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Field of View (FoV) and Angle of View (AoV), are deceptively complex. At their most basic, they simply describe what the camera can "see" and seem self-explanatory. However, when analyzing images, comparing cameras or projecting quality, subtletie...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

Rhombus Cameras, VMS and Analytics Tested

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Rhombus boasts they have created "the new standard in Enterprise, cloud-managed video security" and told IPVM in January 2019 they offer twice the features of Verkada at half of the price. We purchased 2 R2 Rhombus cameras and Enterprise licens...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Sean Patton - 7 months ago

Illustra Pro Gen3 4K Camera Tested

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Johnson Controls has released the latest generation in their Illustra Pro line, the Pro Mini-Dome Gen 3, a non-OEM model claiming to "optimize video quality while minimizing configuration time." We bought and tested the Illustra Pro Gen 3 4K mo...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 8 months ago

Camect "Worlds Smartest Camera Hub" Tested

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Camect is a Silicon Valley startup that claims the "Smartest AI Object Detection On The Market", detecting not only people and vehicles, but specific objects like squirrels, UPS trucks, and more. IPVM tested Camect's AI and hub UI, examining: ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 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 question...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Camera Focusing Tutorial

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Camera focus is fundamental to quality imaging. Mistakes can significantly reduce details, making cameras less effective. In this guide, we explain focus issues and proper procedure, covering: Fixed vs. Varifocal Cameras Auto vs. Manual Foc...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Avigilon H5A Analytic Cameras Tested

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Avigilon has released its H5A analytic cameras, claiming to "detect more objects with greater accuracy even in crowded scenes." We tested the 1080p and 4K models of the H5A line to see how they perform compared to the H4A line of analytic camer...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 8 months ago

Vivotek 4K S-Series Camera Tested

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Vivotek's highest-end S-series camera claims "Supreme Night Visibility", "Smart IR II", "Smart Stream II", "WDR Pro for unparalleled visibility in extremely bright and dark environments" and a "Neural Network-Powered Detection Engine". But how ...

By Derek Ward - 8 months ago

Hikvision Acusense Analytics Tested

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Hikvision touts "The Magic Behind It All" in their new Acusense line are 'deep learning algorithms' inside these cameras and recorders. But how well do these new models work? We bought and tested the Hikvision DS-2CD2346G1-I/SL camera and DS-76...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 9 months ago

Axis Perimeter Defender Improves, Yet Worse Than Dahua and Wyze

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While Axis Perimeter Defender analytics improved from our 2018 testing, the market has improved much faster, with much less expensive offerings from Wyze (tested) and Dahua (Analytics+ tested) outperforming the expensive Axis offering. Inside t...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 9 months ago

Vivotek "Neural Network-Powered Detection Engine" Analytics Tested

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Vivotek has released "a neural network-powered detection engine", named Smart Motion Detection, claiming that "swaying vegetation, vehicles passing by, or animal activities in the scene will no longer trigger" events. IPVM tested this on Vivote...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 9 months ago

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 - 9 months ago

Uniview Pro 4K Camera Tested (IPC3238ER3-DVZ)

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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 - 9 months 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...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 10 months 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 - 10 months 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 - 10 months ago

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