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Axis Perimeter Defender Video Analytics Tested

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Axis 'high security' video analytics offering is Perimeter Defender, OEMed / developed with Digital Barriers. But how good is Perimeter Defender? And how does it compare to Axis VMD4 and Guard Suite analytics? We tested Perimeter Defender in ind...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

Axis Guard Suite Video Analytics Tested

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In 2015, we declared Axis' Guard Suite analytics "weak", with missed detections and false alerts common. But after nearly 3 years and a 2.0 version release, has this improved? We tested Motion Guard, Fence Guard, and Loitering Guard to find out, ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 1 year ago

Bosch IVA Video Analytics And Motion+ VMD Tested

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Bosch's video analytics now ship on nearly every model, from indoor domes to high-end 5MP starlight cameras.  In this test, we evaluate Bosch's Intelligent Video Analytics, included on their Flexidome and Dinion models, as well as Motion+ VMD, us...

By Ethan Ace - over 1 year ago

Dahua Intrusion Analytics And VMD Tested (Poorly)

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Dahua ships basic analytics on practically all their cameras, ranging from low cost to high end. To see how these analytics work in real world scenes, we tested multiple cameras indoors and out, varying in resolution, field of view, and form facto...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

Axis 12MP Stereographic Camera Tested (M3058-LVE)

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Axis has released the M3058-PLVE, a 12MP sensor, stereographic panoramic camera and Axis' first with integrated IR claiming images "sharp to the edges", "automatically adaptable" OptimizedIR, and more. To see how these claims perform in the real ...

By Ethan Ace - almost 2 years ago

Dahua 4K Micro 4/3 Camera Tested (IPC-HF8835F)

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Dahua is going big. Their new 4K HF8835F Micro Four Thirds sensor is one of the largest now on the market. Dahua is claming: Starlight Technology and Ultra Wide Dynamic Range to produce crisp, clear images with minimal ambient light How wel...

By John Scanlan - almost 2 years ago

Hikvision 6MP Camera Tested (DS-2CD4565-IZH)

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In the next installment of our ongoing testing of 5MP/6MP cameras, we test the Hikvision DS-2CD4565F-IZH, a 'Smart Series' vandal dome combining higher resolution, a larger 1/1.8" imager and integrated IR. We bought and tested the 4565 to see h...

By John Scanlan - about 2 years ago

Visio For Video Surveillance Design

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Many integrators have standardized on AutoCAD for camera layouts but new users may be overwhelmed by its learning curve. Microsoft's Visio Professional offers many of AutoCAD's core functions in an easier to use drag and drop package. In this rep...

By IPVM Team - about 2 years ago

Hanwha ExtraLux Camera Tested

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Hanwha has released the latest in their Wisenet X line, the "extraLUX" series, claiming to "capture crystal clear, true-color images in low-light conditions without IR LEDs, regardless of the environment or time of day", equipped with a 1/2" senso...

By IPVM Team - about 2 years ago

Dahua Multi-Imager Tested (PDBW8800-A180)

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Dahua has released their latest generation of multi imager models, including the PDBW800-A180 [link no longer available], a 4x1080p dome model claiming 30m/~100' IR and Smart H.265+, making it one of few IR multi imagers available. We tested this...

By John Scanlan - over 2 years ago

Hikvision 4K IR PTZ Tested (DS-2DF8836IV-AELW)

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The IR PTZ trend continues, now with 4K resolution, with Hikvision releasing its DS-2DF8836IVAEL-W camera [link no longer available], a 4K 1/1.9" PTZ model specifying 200m IR range and 36x zoom. We bought and tested this model to see how it perfo...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Geovision 4MP Super Low Cost Turret Tested (EBD-4700)

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~$100 cameras, even for 4MP, are now expected by many dealers, as price cuts and ongoing sales have set this expectation. At the same time, many dealers are looking for alternatives to Dahua and Hikvision, due to cybersecurity concerns, dealer sa...

By John Scanlan - over 2 years ago

Axis: Use QR Codes Instead of Access Cards

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Innovation in access may be hard to find, but Axis recently suggested an idea for credentials few have considered. Rather than using plastic cards, Axis suggested a different approach: Use QR Codes instead. Furthermore, Axis explained how to im...

By Brian Rhodes - over 2 years ago

Camera Application Selection Guide

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Entrances, hallways, rooms and parking lots are perhaps the 4 most common areas where surveillance is deployed. But what is the best type of camera for each? What resolution, form factors and FoV are best? Where do special features like WDR, integ...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Dahua 4K IR PTZ Tested

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4K has made its way to IR PTZs. In this report, we examine the Dahua 6AE830VNI [link no longer available], a 4K PTZ with 30x optical zoom, 200m (~650') integrated IR, and 1/1.7" 4K sensor, to see how it performed in daytime and night time scenes...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Sony Next Gen HD Dome Camera Tested (SNC-EM642R)

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Sony has released their latest generation, claiming improved WDR and low light, increased IR range, and more. We tested the SNC-EM642R outdoor IR vandal dome to see how these new models stack up against the latest from others, including: Axis P...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Axis Laser Focus PTZ Tested (Q6155-E)

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Axis has been touting its new Q6155-E laser focus PTZ as 'always in focus' and 'always in color'. Does it really deliver? We bought and tested the Q6155-E to see how laser focus worked and whether this "flawless focus" was all marketing hype or ...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

IP Camera Specification / RFP Guide 2017

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RFPs are hard. Do them 'right' and it takes a lot of knowledge and time. Do them 'wrong' and you can be (a) unwittingly locked into a specific vendor or (b) be forced to accept inferior quality products. This guide helps IP camera purchasers ...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Hikvision H.265+ Bullet Tested (2035)

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Continuing our tests of Hikvision's new low cost Value Plus line, we bought and tested the 3MP DS-2CD2035FWD-I [link no longer available], now including H.265+. We shot the camera versus competitive models from Axis (M2025) and Hanwha (Wisenet Q)...

By John Scanlan - over 2 years ago

Hikvision 8MP Low-Cost Camera Tested

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Hikvision has introduced their latest generation of low-cost Value Plus cameras, now including smart H.265 and up to 4K resolution, with prices much lower than existing 4K models. We bought and tested the 8MP DS-2CD2385FWD-I [link no longer ava...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Uniview Low-Cost Bullet PTZ Tested

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Uniview is offering a HD zoom bullet camera, the IPC742SR9-PZ30-32G [link no longer available], with an integrated pan / tilt positioner, for the price of a low-cost bullet. This demo shows the camera panning and tilting through just part of its ...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

QSR Video Surveillance Best Practices

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Fast food restaurants or QSRs (quick service restaurants), are frequent victims of crime and fraud. Because they are open late, deal with cash, and are designed to be exited quickly, they make attractive robbery targets. Because they are often car...

By Ari Erenthal - over 2 years ago

Bluebeam Revu Security Floorplan Estimation App Test

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Bluebeam Revu is a construction design markup tool that claims it is "used by 94% of top US contractors", but what role does it have for physical security professionals? In this report, we share our tested findings of Bluebeam Revu, including 2...

By Brian Rhodes - over 2 years ago

Samsung SmartCam A1 Totally Wireless System

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Hanwha is keeping the Samsung brand alive in consumer cameras with the SmartCam A1, a new offering combining an autotracking 1080p camera with base station and totally wireless, battery operated cameras. We bought and tested the A1 to see how it ...

By John Scanlan - over 2 years ago

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