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Responsibility Split Selecting Locks - Statistics

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A heated access debate surrounds who should pick and install the locks. While responsible for selecting the control systems, integrators often struggle getting locks to work when others supply them. So we asked integrators 'What percentage of you...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 days ago

Mobile Access Usage Statistics 2019

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The ability to use mobile phones as access credentials is one of the biggest trends in a market that historically has been slow in adopting new technology. 150+ integrators told us how often they use mobile access and the 3 key limitations hold...

By Brian Rhodes - 6 days ago

Poor OSDP Usage Statistics 2019

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OSDP certainly offers advantages over decades-old Wiegand (see our OSDP Access Control Guide) but new IPVM statistics show that usage of OSDP, even in new readers, is extremely low. Inside this report, we examine the trends and the key reasons ...

By Brian Rhodes - 15 days ago

Maglocks Usage Statistics 2019

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Maglocks divide access control specifiers perhaps more than any other component. Many are concerned about life safety codes, but others cite benefits such as being less expensive. How frequently are maglocks used? 150+ integrators told us how ...

By IPVM Team - 23 days ago

Biometrics Usage Statistics 2019

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While face and fingerprint recognition are used regularly for smartphones, it is not as common in physical security. In this note, we examine adoption rates of biometrics and share integrators' feedback on why they do or do not use biometrics i...

By Dan Gelinas - about 1 month ago

China / US Trade War Impact Splits Industry

As the trade war continues to heat up, 170+ integrators told us "What impact will the US / PRC China conflict have on the industry?" Respondents were sharply divided, as the chart below shows: Executive Summary The top positive theme was th...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

Smart CODEC Usage Statistics 2019

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Smart codecs are now nearly a standard feature in IP cameras, but our statistics show integrator adoption has not increased at the same rate. In this note, we examine adoption rates of smart codecs, and share integrators' feedback on why they d...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

Ranking Manufacturer Favorability 2019

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24 manufacturer's favorability was ranked based on 170+ integrators feedback. Voting plus in-depth comments revealed insights on which brands were well regarded for value or support, and which were viewed as out of date, overpriced, or mistrusted....

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Verkada Cloud VMS/Cameras Tested

Verkada is arguably the most ambitious video surveillance startup in many years. The company is developing their own cameras, their own VMS, their own cloud management software and their own video analytics, offering what they describe as the "Sec...

By Sean Patton - 3 months ago

Arecont Favorability Results 2019

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Arecont's net negativity remained the same in IPVM's 2019 integrator study, though integrator's feeling became relatively more neutral compared to 2017's results, as the 2019 response shows: However, in the past 2 years, Arecont has changed sub...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

H.265 Usage Statistics

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H.265 has been available in IP cameras for more than 5 years and, in the past few years, the number of manufacturers supporting this codec has increased substantially. However, major manufacturers including Avigilon, Axis, and Bosch still only ...

By Sean Patton - 3 months ago

Strong ISC West 2019 For Manufacturers But Concerns For 2020 March Move

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ISC West 2019 was strong for manufacturers, according to new IPVM survey results of 100+ manufacturers, consistent with 2018 results. However, many manufacturers expressed concerns with the move of ISC West from its recent early April time fram...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Dahua Favorability Results 2019

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Dahua favorability declined, in IPVM's 2019 integrator favorability series, driven by their backdoors, resulting in mass hacking and US government banning: From 200 integrator responses, IPVM examines the following themes including~ 75 comments...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

HTTPS / SSL Video Surveillance Usage Statistics

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HTTPS / SSL / TLS usage has become commonplace for websites to improve security and, in particular, to help mitigate attackers reading or modifying communications between a website and a user. And such technology has readily been available for ...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Panasonic Favorability Results 2019

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Panasonic favorability declined, as the company struggled to find its way amidst a changing market and its ill-timed decision to become a Dahua OEM. With 200+ integrator responses, the main themes shared were: Dated / dead / behind the times O...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Lenel Favorability Results 2019

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The positive news for Lenel is that integrators do not dislike them as much as they used to.  The negative news for Lenel is that integrators overall still do not like them, as 2019 IPVM favorability results show: This comes at a pivotal time ...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Favorite Video Storage / Server Manufacturers 2019

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189 integrators answered this question: "What is your favorite storage device / server manufacturer for recording video? Why?" In general IT, the top-selling server manufacturers are Dell, HP, Lenovo, but would those 3 be favored by securi...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Eagle Eye Favorability Results 2019

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Eagle Eye has been the biggest spender in the cloud VMS market including (via their owner) acquiring Brivo for $50 million and CameraManager from Panasonic, though their product / service still lacks many fundamental VMS functionalities (see IPVM ...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Top Metrics For Ensuring Integrator Profitability - Statistics

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How do integrators ensure the profitability of their projects? As part of our profitability study, 100+ integrators answered the following question: What is the most important metric(s) your company uses for ensuring profitability? Why? In...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Hikvision Favorability Results 2019

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Hikvision favorability results declined significantly in IPVM's 2019 study of 200+ integrators. While in 2017 Hikvision's favorability was polarized, now Hikvision's net unfavorability is clear, as the summary results below show: In this note, ...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

ONVIF Favorability Results 2019

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In the past decade, ONVIF has grown from a reaction to the outside Cisco-lead PSIA challenge, to being the de facto video surveillance standard officially supported by 11,000 products and thousands of more illicitly.  Integrators have responded p...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Integrator Profitability Bonuses - Statistics

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While winning projects typically gets the most attention, how profitable those jobs turn out to be is key to the long-term success of integrators. In IPVM's ongoing profitability series, 100+ integrators told us how they reward their employees for...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Network Optix Favorability Results 2019

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Network Optix is arguably the last new VMS. Founded in 2010, more than a decade after most client/server VMS offerings, the company has become a factor in the VMS market. However, this has largely been through other brands, as they are better know...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

Arcules Favorability Results 2019

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Arcules has amazing advantages. Tens of millions of funding from Canon. Unlimited access to Milestone's source code (see our test results). But most integrators have no idea who they are or care about them, as new IPVM statistics show: And the...

By IPVM Team - 5 months ago

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