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Dangerous Hikvision Fever Camera Showcased by Chilean City

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Deploying a fever camera outdoors, in the rain, with no black body, is clearly dangerous. Nonetheless, one Chilean city is celebrating its donated Hikvision system by driving it around town to find those who have coronavirus. Despite this, Hi...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 7 days ago

2020 Mid Year Video Surveillance Industry Guide

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The first half of 2020 has been shocking, for the world generally, and for the video surveillance industry, with temperature screening / fever cameras becoming the industry's hottest segment. Now, we release the 595-page Mid-Year Guide aggreg...

By IPVM Team - 18 days ago

Faulty Hikvision Cali Colombia Fever Camera Implementation

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The mayor of one of Colombia's largest cities has promoted a faulty Hikvision 'fever' camera setup in local bus stations that violates various international fever scanning standards and exposes the public to health risks. IPVM obtained and re...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 25 days ago

UK Firm Markets False Fever Screening, Hikvision Disavows

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A UK security firm falsely claimed its Hikvision-based thermal solution could be used for "accurately detecting fever in any person", even claiming it would "ensure that fevers such as coronavirus do not enter your premises". Protect Group UK, ...

By Charles Rollet - about 1 month ago

Colombia's President Promotes Bad Hikvision Fever Camera Setup

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Colombia's President Iván Duque has promoted a haphazard Hikvision fever camera setup that violates international fever scanning standards and is likely to be little more than security theater. Nonetheless, Hikvision promoted this as a "great...

By Robert Wren Gordon - about 2 months ago

Faked Convergint Fever Camera 'Expert' Marketing

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Convergint touts they are "THERMAL CAMERA SOLUTION EXPERTS" while faking their main marketing image. This continues a trend of manufacturers, such as Dahua's faked marketing, that sets unrealistic and improper expectations with the public. Ins...

By John Honovich and Joey Walter - about 2 months ago

Omnisense "Mass Fever Screening and Pandemic Control System" Examined

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Omnisense Systems is marketing a "Mass Fever Screening and Pandemic Control" Sentry Mk4 System, an update to their "performance-proven of Sentry MK3, that protected many organizations and institutions from H5N1 to COVID-19 coronavirus." In th...

By Sean Patton - 2 months ago

FDA Defines Correct Operation of "Fever Cameras"

The US FDA has now defined the correct operation of "Thermal Imaging Systems", colloquially known as "fever cameras". Many in video surveillance have interpreted the FDA's decision to temporarily lift 510(k) clearance requirements for fever c...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

JCI "Fever Camera" Partners With China TVT

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Johnson Controls (JCI) is the next big player to get into the 'fever camera' market. IPVM has confirmed the company is partnering with TVT who has also recently entered this market. Inside this note, based on feedback from JCI, we examine: ...

By John Honovich - 3 months ago

ProCam Low-Cost Open Thermal Temperature Project

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An engineering professor in Switzerland is building what he hopes will be the world's lowest-cost fever camera, costing a fraction of commercial offerings today. In this post, based on an interview the project's founder Touradj Ebrahimi, we e...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

World IEC Fever Screening Standards Explained

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While 'fever detection' is new to most people, the technology has been practiced for many years and has a series of international standards that we explain herein. In particular, the world's two top international standards groups, the IEC and...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

Vehicle Gate Access Control Guide

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Vehicle gate access control demands integrating various systems to keep unauthorized cars out. Everything from high voltage electrical, to concrete modification, trenching, welding, low voltage systems (<50 volts), and manual labor is requir...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

Detecting Coronavirus Fevers With Thermal Cameras

MAY 2020 Update: This post was our early examination of these systems being used in the pandemic. For more up to date coverage, see The Booming Multi-Billion Coronavirus Fever Camera Market and World IEC Fever Screening Standards Explained as wel...

By Ethan Ace, John Honovich, and Charles Rollet - 5 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 - 6 months ago

IR Surveillance Camera Guide

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Integrated infrared (IR) cameras are everywhere in 2020, but not all IR is created equal, with many differences in coverage, overexposure, underexposure, handling moving objects, and more. In this guide, we examine these elements in detail to h...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Network Cabling for Video Surveillance

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In this guide, we explain the fundamentals of network cabling for video surveillance networks, how they should be installed, and the differences in testing them for production networks. Specifically, we examine: Network Cabling Defined Netw...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

Horizontal Cabling for Video Surveillance Guide

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There are a few options when it comes to professionally installing horizontal cabling for video surveillance networks. The three options examined here are: 'Direct Attached', where the first terminates the field cabling with an RJ45 modular plu...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

Directory of Access Reader Manufacturers

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Credential Readers are one of the most visible and noticeable parts of access systems, but installers often stick with only the brand they always use. What other options are in the market? This directory tracks 30+ players in this market and ...

By Brian Rhodes - 9 months ago

The Access Control Codes Guide: IBC, NFPA 72, 80 & 101

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For access, there is one basic maxim: Life safety above all else. But how do you know if all applicable codes are being followed? While the basic maxim is simple to understand, many potential variations of rules exist, and access control profes...

By Brian Rhodes - 9 months ago

Alarm Veteran "Demands A Criminal Investigation" Of UL

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The Interceptor's Project pressure against UL continues to rise. Following Keith Jentoft's allegation that "UL Has Blood On Their Hands", Jentoft has provided a letter from 36-year alarm veteran Peter Goldring sent to UL. Goldring declares that...

By John Honovich and Brian Rhodes - 10 months ago

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