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AxxonSoft Russia Business and International Expansion Examined

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AxxonSoft tells IPVM that they plan to IPO in the US within 3–5 years; however, today, AxxonSoft is not widely known in the Americas. IPVM spoke with AxxonSoft CEO Alan Ataev, who moved to the US three years ago to lead business development...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 3 days ago

ONVIF Favorability Statistics 2021

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ONVIF now supports over 20,000 products, but how well do integrators think of the organization? Inside, we examine statistics and commentary from ~200 security integrators on ONVIF's positioning, pros, and cons.

By Ethan Ace - 3 days ago

Dahua Operates China Police Surveillance

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Inside the PRC (China), Dahua directly operates police video surveillance, significantly different from its Western common perception as a low-cost camera provider. In this post, IPVM investigates these activities, including: Dahua's large...

By Charles Rollet - 4 days ago

Avigilon Appearance Search 7.12 Tested

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IPVM tested Avigilon Appearance Alerts Version 7.4 in December 2019, noting it lacked key features included in competitors Anyvision and Briefcam. Now, the new version 7.12 introduces enhancements in those areas. The new features IPVM tested...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 16 days ago

Dahua and Hikvision Cutting Out Channel in Brazil

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In China, Dahua and Hikvision routinely sell direct but outside, it is less common. However, this is a growing trend in Brazil. IPVM investigated a Dahua direct bid in Southeast Brazil earlier this month and in January. Inside this note, IPVM...

By Isabella Cheng and Robert Wren Gordon - 18 days ago

Fortinet Video Surveillance Profile

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Fortinet is a large cybersecurity provider, with a $30 billion market cap and more than $2 billion in revenue. Now, they are growing their video surveillance business but is it any good? Inside IPVM examines the Fortinet, its surveillance...

By Zach Segal - about 1 month ago

The 5 Major Lock Profiles Guide

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Locks are used everywhere, but they are not all the same, sometimes for no other reason than geography. The variation complicates the most basic access control designs. Inside, we compare the 5 common types used worldwide and address their...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 months ago

Digifort's Brazil Business Examined

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Brazil's oldest VMS, Digifort, says they have grown over 50% in the last 3 years and says they are Brazil's largest VMS, by far. IPVM has been in Brazil for the past few months meeting with local Brazilian professionals, gaining a better...

By Robert Wren Gordon - about 2 months ago

ISS's Brazil Business Examined

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ISS Brazil claims to have nearly doubled in Brazil in the last two years; however, what is driving that growth, and what challenges does ISS face in 2021? IPVM examines. IPVM has been in Brazil for the past few months meeting with local...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 2 months ago

Milestone's Brazil Business Examined

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While Milestone has become a major VMS supplier in North America and Europe, how is Milestone doing in Brazil? IPVM examines. IPVM has been in Brazil for the past few months meeting with local Brazilian professionals, gaining a better...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 2 months ago

Getting Started With Your IPVM Membership

Here's how to get started and get the most out of your IPVM membership. Books for Members All members can download the 4 member-only books below - just click on the books you want to download: Getting Started Video Presentation You can...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Man Convicted for $11 Million Fraud Touts Verkada Partnership

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A Pennsylvania man convicted of a multi-million dollar fraud has become a security systems integrator touting his partnership with Verkada two years after his release from a five-year federal sentence. The man remains on probation after being...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

Hikvision's Brazil Business Examined

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Hikvision's goal is to be #1 in every market but in Brazil, they clearly trail Dahua-backed Intelbras. Why? IPVM has been in Brazil for the past few months meeting with local Brazilian professionals, gaining a better understanding of the...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 3 months ago

Q-See Going Out of Business

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Q-See is going out of business effective January 31st, 2021. The once mega-budget surveillance provider may cause significant problems in how it is being shut down. In this report, we examine Q-See's history and business,...

By Isabella Cheng - 3 months ago

Gallagher Access Control Profile

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For decades, Gallagher has been one of New Zealand's most famous companies. Now, they are aggressively expanding into North America and, if they fulfill their plans, will have one of the largest US-based access control sales organizations. But...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago

Verkada Access Reader Tested (AD31)

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Verkada is expanding into access control. We tested Verkada's controller and system software a few months ago. Now, Verkada has its first reader model, the AD31. But how well does it work and how does it compare to incumbents like HID and...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago

Hanwha's Brazil Business Examined

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Hanwha has become a major competitor in the US but its Brazilian business faces much greater challenges. IPVM has been in Brazil the past few months meeting with local Brazilian professionals, gaining a better understanding of the market. In...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 3 months ago

Brazil's Intelbras Factory/HQ Visit

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IPVM visited the HQ and factory of Intelbras, Brazil’s largest domestic CCTV company. In 2020, Intelbras opened a new 495,000 sq. ft. (46,000 m²) factory and filed for an IPO. Inside this post, the Dahua partner discusses its factory as well...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 3 months ago

Restricted Keys For Access Control Guide

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Not all doors, even in larger facilities, can justify using electronic access control. And even for doors that do have electronic access control, many often need to work with mechanical locks. However, most keys can be easily copied. How do you...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

Startup Noonlight $3 Monthly Security Monitoring Profile

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Noonlight is offering verified video response with a 5 Diamond Central Station for just $3 a month and an API that lets you plug into any application or service you want. Noonlight is the company behind Wyze's $4.99 monthly home security...

By Zach Segal - 4 months ago

Allied Universal Acquiring G4S to Become $18 Billion Company

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Allied Universal, the largest security services company in North America, is planning to acquire G4S, a larger British competitor, to create an $18 billion goliath. In this report, IPVM examines the deal, including: G4S and Allied...

By Isabella Cheng - 4 months ago

Intelbras IPO Filing and Financials Analyzed

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Brazilian electronics firm Intelbras has filed a preliminary prospectus for an IPO with the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission. IPVM investigates. Revenue, Revenue Trend, EBITDA Revenue Breakdown by Segment Overseas...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 4 months ago

HID Warns Against Unauthorized 'Parasitic' Devices

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HID has warned against using 'parasitic' devices, including 2 Silicon Valley startups, Safetrust and Proxy, who received $42 million in funding this year. Those startups responded to IPVM strongly disputing HID's claims. Who is right? Are...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

IPVM Visits Brazilian Guard Company / Integrator

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Fort Knox Tecnologia de Segurança Ltda., originally founded as a security guard company, has over two decades’ experience as an integrator in the Brazilian market. IPVM visited Fort Knox’s offices and asked the company how it combines being a...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 5 months ago

HID Signo Access Control Readers Tested

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HID is touting its new Signo series as "the signature line of access control readers from HID Global" but how well do they work? We bought and tested two different Signo readers (a mullion mount 20 and a 40K with keypad) to see how they stack...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

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