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IDIS Presents 12MP IR Panoramic Fisheye

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IDIS presented its 12MP IR panoramic fisheye camera at the April 2020 IPVM New Products show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from IDIS including IPVM Q&A Background on the company and the new product Key Positive factors to co...

By Sean Patton - 4 months ago

Budget Covert Cameras Tested

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Covert cameras under $100 are widely available online but are they any good? To see how these models really work in the real world, we bought and tested some of the most commonly bought hidden cameras on Amazon, including: WiFi photo frame ...

By Derek Ward - 10 months ago

Avigilon 32MP and 12MP H4 Multisensor Cameras Tested

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Avigilon has released their H4 Multi-Sensor line of cameras claiming "broad scene coverage and high image detail" We bought and tested the Avigilon 32C-H4A-4MH-360 and the 12C-H4A-4MH-360 to see how they perform, examining: How does it perfo...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 1 year ago

Vivotek 20MP Multi-Imager Tested

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Vivotek has released their latest repositionable multi-imager camera, the MA9321-EHTV, a 20 MP model claiming "Supreme Night Visibility", "Optimal Image Quality in High Contrast Environments" and more. We bought and tested this new model to see...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 1 year ago

Panasonic 32MP Multi Imager Camera Tested (WV-X8570N)

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Panasonic has released their first multi imager models including the 32MP (4x4K) WV-X8570N, claiming "Extreme image quality for evidence capturing under challenging conditions", "outstanding low light", and "Super Dynamic" performance. We bough...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - over 1 year ago

Axis IR Multi Imager Camera Tested (P3717-PLE)

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Axis has released their first IR multi imager, the P3717-PLE, a repositionable model listing 360° IR illumination and flexible positioning, addressing major limitations of their first generation P3707-PE. We bought and tested the P3717-PLE to see ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 1 year ago

Axis Bad Marketing - Panoramic Commercial

Axis is bad at marketing. Recall last month - Axis: "No One Wants To Buy A Camera" and, more generally their 2018 production introductions. But this one is especially good bad. Axis released "The Heist" a commercial about how a bank vault is rob...

By John Honovich - almost 2 years ago

Hikvision PanoVu Mini Tested (Multi-imager + PTZ For ~$500)

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Hikvision has released their first PanoVu Mini multi imager, the PanoVu DS-2PT3326IZ-DE3, with four 1080p imagers, including a PTZ and integrated IR for ~$500 USD online. While historically multi-imager / PTZ combination cameras have been very ...

By Ethan Ace - about 2 years ago

Panasonic 9MP Panoramic Fisheye Tested (WV-X4571L)

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Panasonic has released their latest fisheye camera, the WV-X4571L, with 12MP sensor and 9MP resolution, claiming "extreme image quality" under "challenging conditions", with smart H.265, 10m IR, and more. We bought and tested this new model to se...

By Ethan Ace - about 2 years ago

Dahua 12MP Fisheye Camera Tested (NK8BR4)

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Continuing our coverage of 12MP sensor fisheye cameras, we bought and tested the Dahua NK8BR4, examining: Default vs. Optimized settings Smart PSS integration/dewarping Third party VMS dewarping Full light image quality Low light/IR image...

By Ethan Ace - over 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 - over 2 years ago

Vivotek 12MP Fisheye Camera Tested (FE9391-EV)

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Next in our 12MP fisheye camera evaluation, we bought and tested Vivotek's latest generation FE9391-EV, a new model claiming improved smart IR features, their latest Smart Stream III H.265 smart codec, and more. Inside, we look at: VMS dewarpi...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 2 years ago

Avigilon 12MP Fisheye Camera Tested

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12MP fisheye cameras have become mainstream, with nearly every major manufacturer offering their take on this segment. To see how these new higher resolution models compare, IPVM will be shooting out 6 models from popular manufacturers. For this ...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

ISC West 2018 Best and Worst

ISC West 2018 had strong attendance, modest overall new products, and a surge in Artificial Intelligence marketing. First, here are 20+ manufacturer booth videos, to give you a feel for the show's displays: Inside this report, we examine the b...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Axis Launches First Stereographic Panoramic Camera

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Fisheye panoramics have not had much innovation in the past few years, with their multi-imager cousins getting most of the advances, e.g., repositionable panoramics. Now, Axis is launching 2 new panoramic cameras including an 9MP one with a stere...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Camera Form Factor Guide

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When selecting surveillance cameras, users may choose from a number of different form factors, each with its own unique strengths and weaknesses, varying in physical size, aesthetics, vandal resistance, and advanced features provided. In this r...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Multi-Imager Camera Guide

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Multi-imager usage continues to grow, with most manufacturers now offering at least one model, making them an attractive option for covering wide areas compared to multiple fixed cameras traditionally used, such as this ~200' wide parking lot: ...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Resolution Tutorial

Understanding video surveillance resolution can be surprisingly difficult and complex. While the word 'resolution' seems self-explanatory, its use in surveillance is far from it. In this tutorial, we will explain 5 critical elements: What resol...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Sentry360 Bankruptcy

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Sentry360, a US-based video surveillance manufacturer, most well-known for its panoramic cameras, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. In this note, we review the filing, share feedback from the company and analyze the issues the company faced.

By John Honovich - almost 3 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 3 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 - about 3 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 - about 3 years ago

PTZ Usage Declines 2017 - Statistics

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PTZ usage is declining, now at ~6% of all cameras integrator use, down from ~10% of cameras used in 2014, according to new IPVM statistics: Inside, based on 150 integrator responses, we analyze trends and explain the reasons integrators cite fo...

By Ari Erenthal - about 3 years ago

Panoramic: Fisheye vs Multi-Imager Usage

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Panoramic cameras are a growing trend within video surveillance. The two main options are fisheye cameras using a single imager with an ultra-wide angle lens and multi-imager cameras using (typically) 4 imagers in a single housing / unit. Both re...

By Ari Erenthal - over 3 years ago

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