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PRC China Calls On USA FCC To "Correct Its Wrongdoings"

The PRC government called for the US to "correct its wrongdoings" after the Secure Equipment Act passed both the House and Senate last month, claiming the US government is "abusing national security motives." President Biden has since signed the...

By Isabella Cheng - 9 days ago

New Products Show Oct. 2021 - 42 Videos On-Demand

The October 2021 New Products Show is complete. All videos may be watched on the Shows Page. Watch: What Makes IPVM Online Shows Different Than Trade Shows? Schedule & Agenda: Day 1 - October 26th - Analytics 10:00am: OpenEye - VP of...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Access Control Cabling / Wiring Tutorial

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Cabling is a fundamental element of access control systems and ensuring one has the appropriate cabling is key. In this note, we examine: Reader wire OSDP vs Wiegand wiring differences Resistors requirement Controller wire Locks &...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 months ago

Meraki MV2 IP Camera Test

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Meraki has released their MV2 Indoor Flex wireless camera, with an atypical form factor more like a Nest Cam than typical commercial cameras. To see how it really works, we bought and tested the MV2 (wireless, 1080p, 8m/~26' IR),...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 2 months ago

Glass Doors and Access Control Tutorial

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One of the biggest access control challenges is securing glass doors. Unlike wood or steel doors that can be modified to work with electrified locking hardware, glass doors present significant hardware challenges. In this tutorial, we...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago

Video Surveillance Resolution Tutorial

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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...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Paige Not A "GameChanger" Cable Tested

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Paige claims its cable is literally a GameChanger for running Ethernet more than the standard 100 meters, even up to up to 856' / 260 meters. However, no one has systematically and independently tested it, until now. We bought and tested...

By John Scanlan - 3 months ago

Access Strike Selection Guide

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Despite being one of the most common access control components, specifying the right electric strike can be deceptively complex. Understanding the particulars of each device can be overwhelming. In this note, we examine how strikes work, the...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 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...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Door Hinges Guide

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Some of the trickiest access control problems are caused by bad door hinges. From doors not closing right, to locks not locking, worn or warped hinges are some of the most common root causes but typically ignored. Along with proper Door and...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

Allegion Emergency Lockdown Exit Device Examined

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While lockdown has become an important feature in securing areas against active assailants, adapting it for exit devices has been a problem that often requires opening the door first to lock it. However, Allegion's Von Duprin released a...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

Flock Safety Raises $150 Million, Lead By A16Z

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Flock Safety has raised one of the largest rounds ever for video surveillance led by one of the biggest and most aggressive VC firms, Andreesen Horowitz. This funding signals a massive expansion of the company in the next few years. Inside...

By John Honovich - 5 months ago

Hanwha's Mexico Business Examined

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Hanwha has become a major competitor in the US, but its Mexico and overall Latin America businesses continue to face a major branding issue, among other challenges. IPVM investigates. Inside this note, we examine: Estimated Market...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 5 months ago

Hikvision And China's Military

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Hikvision has partnered with the PRC's military, earning top PLA supplier status, collaborating on PLA research, and more, an IPVM investigation reveals. This contradicts Hikvision's "strong protest" that the US Defense Department putting...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Access Control Request to Exit (RTE) Tutorial

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For access-controlled doors, especially those with maglocks, 'Request to Exit', or 'RTE' devices are required to override electrified locks to guarantee free egress. Inside we examine these key RTE factors: The Common RTE Devices: REX and...

By Brian Rhodes - 6 months ago

White Light Camera Shootout - Dahua, Hikvision, Tiandy, Uniview

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The white light camera segment continues to grow, with new entrants from Dahua, Tiandy, and Uniview, and new generations of Hikvision's ColorVu. To see how these new models perform and what issues they have, we bought and tested: Dahua...

By Derek Ward - 6 months ago

Amazon Favorability Statistics 2021

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Amazon is everywhere: cameras, access control, video analytics, and more. How do security integrators feel about them? Inside, we examine statistics and commentary from ~200 security integrators on Amazon's positioning, pros, and cons.

By Ethan Ace - 7 months ago

Selecting Access Control Readers Tutorial

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Given the variety of types available, specifying access control readers can be a daunting process. However, focusing on a few key elements will help you arrive at the right product no matter which system you are using. These factors...

By Brian Rhodes - 7 months ago

Access Control Lock Guide

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In this guide, we examine locks; critical elements of any security system, and fundamental parts of every access control system. Two fundamental classes of locks are used in access, electrified locks, and mechanical locks. But with thousands...

By Brian Rhodes - 7 months ago

Kantech EntraPass Tested

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Advanced feature access control systems are typically restricted to dealers only. However, Tyco Kantech EntraPass access management system touts advanced features including customized import/exports, card print batching, event-based video...

By Brian Rhodes - 7 months ago

New Products April 2021 - 47 Videos On-Demand

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The April 2021 New Products show is complete. All videos may be watched on the Shows Page. 40+ Companies Presented 1702ai: Presents SAMSON gun detection Airship: Outpost video recorders applications for remote sites, mobile video...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

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