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Project Plans for Security Integrators

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How do security integrators typically plan projects? A detailed playbook with step by step execution? Just go out and do it? Somewhere in between? 100+ integrators told IPVM how they plan projects and what level of detail they use. Project Work ...

By Brian Rhodes - over 2 years ago

Resolution Usage Statistics 2018 - Moving Up From 1080p

In 2016, IPVM statistics showed the most common camera resolution used was 1080p, rising from 2014's 720p. Now, new IPVM statistics of 200+ integrators shows the most common resolution moving up beyond even full HD.

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

VSaaS Usage Statistics 2018

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VSaaS has been a 'next big thing' for more than a decade. The prospect of managing, storing and streaming video from the cloud rather than on-premise has been anticipated for years. But in 2016, IPVM stats showed less than 1/4th of integrators wer...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

Security Integrator Project Management Certifications

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Certifications are a common option for technology professionals looking to improve skills and gain validation. But how about for project management? The most well-known project management certification is the PMP but how well adopted is it in phy...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

NVRs - Embedded vs Separate PoE Switch (Statistics)

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Many NVRs now offer PoE switches embedded, allowing IP cameras to be connected directly to the recorder. On the plus side, these units can simplify installation as it eliminates the traditionally used separate PoE switch as well as allows addin...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Integrator Managing Projects Statistics (Project Manager)

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Who actually manages projects for security integrators? Does the average security integrator have dedicated project managers, or are technicians, sales people, or even the owner managing projects? Moreover, what business factors dictate when PMs ...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Integrator GPS Vehicle Tracking Statistics and Success Examined

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GPS vehicle tracking is a growing but somewhat controversial topic. On the plus side, tracking may increases productivity by providing greater real-time information and accountability. On the negative side, tracking may offend or create distrust w...

By Brian Rhodes - over 2 years ago

Security Integrator IT Expertise Statistics

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20 years ago, putting physical security systems on IP networks was just emerging. Today, almost every system is networked in some way, IP cameras are the most common choice and the clear majority of video surveillance systems allow for remote netw...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Risks Of Managing End User Passwords (Statistics)

Integrators know admin passwords for nearly all end-user systems, according to IPVM statistics. But how do they manage them? How do they ensure those passwords are secure? 150+ integrators told us and end users are unlikely to be happy about i...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Top Recommended Home Video Surveillance Systems By Integrators

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Friends regularly ask security integrators for their recommendations for video surveillance systems, trying to tap into the expertise of their security integrator friend. But what do integrators actually recommend? Is it: Consumer products lik...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Favorite Surveillance Monitors Statistics

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What monitors are most commonly used for video surveillance? Are they more typically consumer or professional? Are there specific brands that dominate? And how important is the surveillance monitor selection process? IPVM has answers on all the...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Camera Multi-Streaming Usage

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IP cameras typically support multiple streams, allowing a single camera to transmit multiple streams at different resolutions, frame rates and even codecs. The most common use case for multi-streaming is for display purposes. For example, a clien...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Top 2017 Trends - Cyber and Analytics

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The 2 clear top 2017 trends, according to IPVM integrator statistics are: Cyber Security Video Analytics This is a change from 2016 integrator responses where the race to the bottom dominated trends. In this report, we share detailed respo...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

Average IP Camera Cable Run Distance

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Estimating cable lengths can be tricky, seemingly either all guess work or requiring each and every run to be measured, a time consuming task.  To find out what real world installs average, we asked 145 integrators: What is the average distanc...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2017

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3 years ago, IPVM statistics accurately and early identified the rise of Hikvision usage across Western markets (see Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing Ground 2014). Again, in 2015, IPVM statistics showed the continued strong expansion of Hikvis...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

Smart Codec Usage Surges - 2017 Statistics

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Smart codec usage has surged in 2017, new IPVM statistics show. Smart codecs are less than three years old, starting in 2015 with Axis. Now, smart codecs are widely offered by various manufacturers, for both H.264 and H.265, delivering 30 - 90% r...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Cisco Falling - Favorite Network Switches 2017

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1 major manufacturer fell and 1 outsider manufacturer gained as integrator favorites for network switches from more than 140 votes / explanations submitted. These 2017 statistics is the successor to our Favorite Network Switches for Surveillance ...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Search More Important Than Live Monitoring - Statistics

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Search is overall more important than live monitoring to integrators, according to new IPVM statistics.  The key themes found in integrator comments included: Retrieving Data From Events And Incidents Key Search In Place Of Live Monitoring ...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

Competing Against Siemens

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Siemens entered the integration business with 15,000+ customers, through their acquisition of Security Technologies Group in 2001 [link no longer available]. Since that time, they have added more acquisitions, of both integrators and products (ex:...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

Top Problems Searching Surveillance Video (Statistics)

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When crimes, accidents or incidents happen, the video surveillance system is a key component in finding out and proving what actually happened. Searching that video and finding the relevant footage is key. But what problems are most common and s...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Surveillance Systems Remote Access Usage Statistics

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Remote access is a major benefit and risk for video surveillance. It is a benefit because it allows users to manage security or review operations at home or on the road. It is a risk because it potentially opens up security systems to public a...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

Favorite Integrator Mobile Phones 2017

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Smartphones are more critical than ever before, with integrators relying on them not only for contact while in the field, but for business applications, service tickets, time entry, and installation aids. 140+ integrators answered: In your com...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 2 years ago

Exporting Video Surveillance Tutorial

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Exporting video surveillance is important when incidents or crimes occur. However, there are multiple ways to export video which have their pros and cons. In this note, we examine those ways and share feedback from integrators on their preference...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Improving Project Registration Guide

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Manufacturers want integrators to register large projects. Integrators want the discounts that come with registration, but not some of the other terms. Both see the other as making registration programs less effective than they could be. IPVM ana...

By Brian Karas - over 2 years ago

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