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Ubiquiti Access Control Tested

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Ubiquiti has become one of the most widely used wireless and switch providers for physical security systems. Now it has entered electronic access control. While Cisco tried access control but failed, can Ubiquiti be a factor and disrupt? We ...

By Brian Rhodes and John Scanlan - 8 days ago

Monitoring Alarm Systems From Home - Innovation or Danger?

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Remote monitoring by alarm companies since COVID-19 is bringing cost savings but threatening security and reliability. Will UL Standard updates make it safer? The UL Standard body recognizes at-home monitoring as a less preferred option, but ...

By Joey Walter - 15 days ago

Ultra-Wideband (UWB) And The Future of Mobile Electronic Access Control

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In the last year, Ultra-Wideband (UWB) has gained support from new phones (e.g., all iPhone 11s). UWB offers potential beyond Bluetooth so how will this impact the future of mobile access control? IPVM investigates the technology including: ...

By Zach Segal - 22 days ago

Verkada Access Control Tested

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Verkada raised $80 million earlier in 2020, expanding from video into access control. They are fast-growing in video but how will they do in access? We bought and tested Verkada's cloud-based access platform to see how it stacks up against co...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 months ago

Startup Boulder AI Presents Edge to Cloud Physical Security

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Boulder AI, a deep learning startup taking on custom analytics projects with its in-house camera, presented its physical security solution at the 2020 IPVM Startups show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Boulder AI including IPVM...

By Joey Walter - about 2 months ago

South Korea Bus Outdoor Temperature Screening Endangers Public

These $80,000+ South Korea bus stations have gained world-wide attention but IPVM verified they use cheap temperature tablets outdoors, endangering the public. This is the fifth in an ongoing series of flawed fever camera deployments adding t...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 2 months ago

Exit Devices For Access Control Tutorial

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Exit Devices, also called 'Panic Bars' or 'Crash Bars' are required by safety codes the world over, and become integral parts of electronic access control systems. However, they are often poorly understood, especially how they should be used ...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago

Canon Company Milestone Takes $1+ Million PPP Money

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Milestone, a Canon company, took $1 million+ in PPP loans, despite being part of a $30+ billion conglomerate. However, Milestone told IPVM that they did qualify under the terms of the PPP when they applied in April and under its interpretatio...

By John Honovich and Joey Walter - 3 months ago

SafeZone Tech Presents AI Gunfire Detection

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Safe Zone presented its AI gunfire sensor the May 2020 IPVM Startups show. A 30-minute video from Safe Zone including IPVM Q&A Background on the company Key Positive factors to consider Key Negative factors to consider Presentatio...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

Mobiqam Presents Battery Powered & Quick Setup Video Surveillance

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Mobiqam presented its battery-powered, quick setup video surveillance system at the May 2020 IPVM Startups show. A 30-minute video from Mobiqam including IPVM Q&A Background on the company Key Positive factors to consider Key Negativ...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

Indoor Robotics Presents Tando Aerial Drones

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Indoor Robotics presented Tando indoor autonomous drones at the May 2020 IPVM Startups show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Tando including IPVM Q&A Background on the company Key Positive factors to consider Key Negative...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

Suprema's Moca Presents No Wire Mobile Reader Airfob

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Moca Sytems presented its Airfob Mobile Access Reader at the May 2020 IPVM Startups show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Moca including IPVM Q&A Background on the company Key Positive factors to consider Key Negative fac...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

Sony Launches AI Camera Sensors

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Weeks after exiting the branded video surveillance business, Sony is making a splash announcing "the first image sensors in the world to be equipped with AI processing functionality". Inside this note, we examine: What the Sony AI sensors ...

By John Honovich - 5 months ago

Axton Presents Pulsed-Light Illuminators

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Axton presented Pulsed-Light Illuminators (Pulsar Series), at the April 2020 IPVM New Products show, claiming that using 'pulse' light bursts permit a smaller-wattage illuminator to output the same amount as a 10X larger 'always on' unit: Ins...

By Brian Rhodes - 6 months ago

Aiphone Presents Mobile-Ready Large System IXG Series Intercoms

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Aiphone presented its large scale, mobile-enabled IXG intercoms at the April 2020 IPVM New Products show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Aiphone including IPVM Q&A Background on the company Key Positive factors to conside...

By Brian Rhodes - 6 months ago

WatchNET Presents Long Range Wireless Automation Sensors

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WatchNet IoT presented its commercial, long-range automation sensor monitoring platform at the April 2020 IPVM New Products show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from WatchNET including IPVM Q&A Background on the company and the...

By Brian Rhodes - 6 months ago

LSP Presents 2nd Generation FP Power Supplies

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Life Safety Power (LSP) presented its FP2 power supply in the April 2020 IPVM New Products show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Life Safety Power including IPVM Q&A Background on the company and the power supply Key Posit...

By Brian Rhodes - 6 months ago

Add Door Operators To Fight Coronavirus

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IPVM recommends that integrators advocate and end-users consider adding door operators to fight the spread of coronavirus. This delivers mutual benefits - providing business to integrators in a slowdown and improving the attractiveness and heal...

By Brian Rhodes - 7 months ago

HID Releases Lower-Cost Signo Readers

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HID Global is releasing a new line of readers called Signo they claim read farther, are mobile-ready, and automatically adjust for better reads on difficult surfaces. But are they better than the line they replace, the iClass SE? In this report...

By Brian Rhodes - 8 months ago

New: Mobile Access Proxy Releases 'World's Smallest Mobile Reader'

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Mobile access provider Proxy claims its new Nano is 'the world’s smallest mobile reader' that can be installed into nearly all existing access systems. However, Nano is not a full reader, but more accurately an adapter that requires a reader to...

By Brian Rhodes - 8 months ago

Hazardous & Explosion Proof Access Control Tutorial

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Controlling access to hazardous environments requires equipment meeting specific ratings that certify they will not start fires or will not introduce potential contamination risks. Understanding those ratings mandate careful selection. Inside t...

By Brian Rhodes - 8 months ago

BICSI For IP Video Surveillance Guide

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Spend enough time around networks and eventually someone will mention BICSI, the oft-referenced but only vaguely known standards body prevalent in the IT world. The question is: how do BICSI and their guidelines practically affect your surveillanc...

By IPVM Team - 9 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 in...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

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