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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 - about 3 years ago

Amazon Ring Spotlight Cam Tested

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Amazon's Ring has released their latest camera entry, the Spotlight Cam, which we bought and tested in our Consumer IP Camera Analytics Shootout. In this report, we test the Spotlight Cam's other functions, including: White light...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 3 years ago

Vivotek 4MP Camera Tested (FD8379-HV)

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Next in our series of updated 4MP testing, we bought and tested Vivotek's FD8379-HV, and entry level 4MP model claiming "top-notch quality video in high contrast environments", 30m integrated IR, smart codec, and more. Inside, we examine: Full...

By Ethan Ace - about 3 years ago

Dahua Low-Cost 4MP Camera Tested (N44CL52)

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4MP use continues to increase, especially in low-cost models, according to integrators in our 2018 Resolution Usage Statistics. We bought Dahua's latest generation entry-level 4MP model, the N44CL52, to see how it performs in real scenes,...

By Ethan Ace - about 3 years ago

Axis First IR PTZ Tested (Q6125-LE)

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Axis is very late in releasing IR PTZs. While competitors such as Hikvision and Dahua have offered them for years, Axis has just released their first, the Q6125-LE, claiming improvements over competitive models, including more even IR coverage,...

By Ethan Ace - about 3 years ago

Uniview Intrusion Analytics and VMD Tested

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IPVM's IP Camera Analytics Shootout featuring Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision created some ill will with a Uniview distributor who objected: Could you pls explain why do you keep insisting to limit the comparisons w/ only Dahua...

By IPVM Team - about 3 years ago

Avigilon "Self-Learning" Analytics And VMD Tested

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Avigilon is a popular choice for video analytics, offering "self-learning" analytics built into their cameras as well as appliances. We tested their self-learning analytics indoors and out on Avigilon's H4 dome cameras, as well as their standard...

By IPVM Team - about 3 years ago

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...

By IPVM Team - over 3 years 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 3 years 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,...

By Ethan Ace - over 3 years 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...

By IPVM Team - over 3 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 - over 3 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...

By John Scanlan - over 3 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...

By John Scanlan - over 3 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...

By IPVM Team - over 3 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"...

By IPVM Team - almost 4 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 - almost 4 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...

By Ethan Ace - almost 4 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...

By John Scanlan - about 4 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...

By Brian Rhodes - about 4 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,...

By Ethan Ace - about 4 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...

By Ethan Ace - about 4 years ago

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