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Exacq Favorability Results

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For years, Exacq has been one of the most frequently favored VMSes in IPVM integrator statistics (e.g., see Favorite VMS Manufacturers 2016). However, approaching 4 years after being acquired by Tyco, things are changing, with the 3 co-founders e...

By Brian Karas - 3 days ago

Integrator's Top Selling Cameras 2017

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8 manufacturers accounted for 80% of the top selling camera lines for ~150 integrator responses. This report demonstrates which brands integrators typically lead with. While this does correlate to overall sales, this post does not attempt to dete...

By Brian Karas - 12 days ago

Hikvision Best Alternatives Picked By Integrators

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While Hikvision has driven the market with an unprecedented combination of low cost, support, sales and marketing expenditures, integrator opposition to Hikvision is rising (see Hikvision's favorability results). To that end, 200+ integrators tol...

By John Honovich - 30 days ago

Integrator Service Vehicle Guide

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Few assets are as commonly used by integrators and installers as their service vehicles. 125 integrators explained to IPVM in detail about their service vehicles, including: Which Vehicle Types Are Most Popular? Which Vehicle Brands Are Pre...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Genetec Favorability Results

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In the race to the bottom and flight to 'solutions', Genetec has taken a contrary path. The company remains independent, focusing up market, without slashing prices nor getting into the camera business. 100+ integrator respondents provide feedbac...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

ONVIF Favorability Results

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ONVIF has been one of the most debated aspects of the video surveillance industry. On the one hand, its aim to increase interoperability has been widely applauded. On the other, many have criticized ONVIF for not working well enough or fully deliv...

By Brian Karas - about 1 month ago

HD Analog Usage Rising But Barriers Growing

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The good news for HD analog is that its usage is rising, fairly significantly since our 2015 HD analog usage statistics. The bad news for HD analog is that integrators rejecting it is also rising, even more significantly compared to 2015. The re...

By Brian Karas - about 2 months ago

Video Surveillance Storage Duration Average Is 1 Month

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IPVM statistics show that 1 month duration for video surveillance storage is, by far, the most common used. However, in contrast to 2012, there was a significant decrease in the amount of systems using 2 weeks of storage, with many shifting to 1 ...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

FLIR Favorability Results

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FLIR has been buying companies one after the other, expanding from its foundations in thermal imaging into an end-to-end video surveillance provider, including acquisitions of budget supplier Lorex, VMS / analytics developer DVTel and camera devel...

By John Honovich - 2 months ago

Access Control Integration Statistics 2016

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When it comes to connecting access control with other security systems, integrator survey results clearly show it is not common for most.  However, when they are integrated, the brands being integrated make a big difference. We look deeper at sur...

By Brian Rhodes - 2 months ago

Milestone Favorability Results

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In our second installment of manufacturer favorability results (first was Pelco), we turn to Milestone. 100+ integrators rated and explained what they thought of Milestone. Milestone's favorability results reveal the key benefits integrators see ...

By Brian Karas - 3 months ago

Pelco Favorability Results

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This is the first in a series of studies of manufacturer favorability. 100+ integrators rated and explained their views of each manufacturer. We start with Pelco. A decade ago, Pelco was clearly one of the biggest names in the industry but has s...

By Brian Karas - 3 months ago

Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2016

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Hikvision has been the top gaining manufacturer in IPVM's annual integrator survey the past 2 years (see 2015 results and 2014 results). Can they win it for a third straight year? The top noted manufacturers (either gaining or losing) were: Ar...

By Brian Karas - 3 months ago

Access Control Markups 2016

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  Access control markups have remained solid, according to new IPVM integrator survey results. Response Breakdowns We asked integrators: "What is your average markup on access control equipment? Has this markup changed, for better or worse, ...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

Favorite Access Control Credentials 2016

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When it comes to the most popular way to unlock an access controlled door, which credential type holds the favored spot among integrators? The contenders: 125 kHz 13.56 Mhz Biometrics Others (e.g. pins) Integrators answered:  "Which c...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

Favorite Access Control 2016

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Integrators told us "What is your favorite access control management software/system? Why?", and the responses are interesting indeed. While no clear single favorite was named, the group of brands at the top included some familiar names and inv...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

Mobile VMS Top Integrator Problems

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In an IPVM survey, integrators report 4 problems most consistently with using mobile VMS applications: Network setup / cybersecurity concerns Latency / Delay / Throughput issues in connecting to video Lost settings / updates break connectivit...

By Ethan Ace - 4 months ago

Lenel vs Software House Markups Analyzed

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This note breaks down and contrasts the markups between two big access brands: Lenel (OnGuard) versus Software House (C-Cure). Our analysis of dealer markup survey data reveals interesting trends and differences in profitability and competitive pe...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

The Dumbest Investment Campaign - Knightscope

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IPVM has seen many strange investments over the years. Who can forget how BRS Labs burned ~$100 million of mom and pop investments in their pursuit of whatever they thought they were doing. And that was horrible. Now a new investment campaign, f...

By John Honovich - 5 months ago

Average Access Control Project Size 2016

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Integrators told us their average door count of their access control projects, and their answers reveal key drivers in the market. In this note, we analyze their responses, and look at the whether typical projects are getting larger or smaller. ...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

4 Biggest Low Light Problems

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100 integrators told IPVM what their biggest problems were with low light images. The most commonly cited themes were: Limited IR Range Uneven Coverage Image Noise Cost vs Customer Expectations In this report, we share dozens of integrat...

By Brian Karas - 5 months ago

Top 5 Biggest Access Control Problems 2016

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New IPVM survey data reveals integrator's top 5 problems with electronic access control: High Cost Complex Doors and Hardware Lowball Competition Grudging Customers Legacy Systems Inside, we collect integrator comments that explain these...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

Integrators Vs Manufacturers Direct To End Users

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Many manufacturers have increasingly large and hungry sales forces that call on more and more end users. One recent example is Axis ~$20 Billion Retailer End to End Solution Win. Does this help or hurt integrators? Are integrators ok with this or...

By Brian Karas - 6 months ago

External IR Illuminator Usage Statistics 2016

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External IR illuminators have historically been favored by many to improve video surveillance performance. But with integrated IR camera usage now dominate, external IR has become much more of a niche option. In this report, we review new statist...

By Brian Karas - 7 months ago

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