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ADT Launches Canopy - Professional Monitoring For DIY Devices

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The intrusion industry has criticized DIY security systems for years, claiming systems like Canary or Scout cannot match professionally installed systems and leave users vulnerable. However, the segment continues to grow despite their complaints, ...

By Ethan Ace - 4 days ago

Geovision Launches Direct Cloud Offering

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Add cloud, subtract integrator. Geovision has launched myGVcloud, an offering that allows consumers to buy cameras and cloud services directly from Geovision. An image below from our testing: This is certainly not the first professional manufa...

By IPVM Team - 5 days ago

Free VMS Software Directory

Many Video Management Software (VMS) providers offer free versions, either open source, for a limited number of cameras or for a limited amount of time. These options may help users with limited needs or those looking to test out VMS before buyin...

By Brian Karas - 10 days 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 - 17 days ago

Calculating Video Surveillance Storage / Bandwidth

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Calculating surveillance bandwidth is complex, and inexperienced users can easily underestimate bandwidth, leading to reduced storage durations and/or overloaded networks. The most common way technicians estimate storage is to use manufacturer or...

By IPVM Team - 25 days ago

CODEC Guide 2016

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CODECs are core to surveillance, with names like H.264, H.265, and MJPEG commonly cited. How do they work? Why should you use them? What issues may you face? In this tutorial, we examine this in-depth covering: Uncompressed vs. Compressed Video...

By Ethan Ace - about 2 months ago

$38+ Million Funding Powers VMS Challenger IronYun

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VMS and video analytics have received little funding this decade. However, one Taiwan startup, IronYun, has bucked this trend, with a relatively massive amount of funding for an offering that combines deep learning analytics, multi-tier storage, ...

By Brian Karas - 2 months ago

'Legal Protection' From Eagle Eye Contract Vault Examined

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"I was promised the high-end model for the entry level price." "Nobody said there would be a monthly service fee when I signed up." Accurately capturing all of the dialog surrounding a contract, and promises made by a sales person for specia...

By Brian Karas - 3 months ago

Cisco Meraki Launches The Most Expensive HD Camera In Years

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The video surveillance market is racing to the bottom, with 3MP IP cameras being sold for as low as ~$100 through distribution. Cisco is not joining. Instead, Cisco Meraki has launched 2 new IP cameras, the 'cheaper' one starting at $1,299 MSRP,...

By Brian Karas - 3 months ago

VSaaS Startup Raises $5 Million For Global Expansion

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There is money to be made in VSaaS. At least that is what the investors of Morphean believe. The Swiss company received a $5M investment to expand their business into the US and other markets. Morphean's CEO, Rodrigue Zbinden, provided IPVM with ...

By Brian Karas - 4 months ago

You Get Robbed, Canary Will Pay You Up To $1,000

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Canary is trying to break the status quo in DIY security, first by raising over $40 million, and now a revamp of their monthly services package could shake things up even more.   New offerings include an insurance reimbursement guarantee if thiev...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

History of Video Surveillance

This is a concise history of video surveillance covering the past decade.  The goal is to help professionals newer to the industry understand the important business and technology shifts that impact the market today. It is not intended to cover...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

Milestone VMS Adds H.265, SVQR, RAM Video Optimization

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Milestone is rolling out enhancements to XProtect to support H.265, enhanced edge recording functionality, and potentially allow users to reduce hard drive wear and tear through a new video buffering design. We spoke with Milestone to get details...

By Brian Karas - 5 months ago

OpenEye Launches Own Cloud VMS

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OpenEye has been shipping security recording solutions since 2001, yet has remained mostly behind the scenes, OEMing their solution to more recognized brands. Now, OpenEye has released a new platform that leverages cloud connectivity and is shift...

By Brian Karas - 5 months ago

ONVIF Profile G Video Storage Test

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A standard to retrieve video stored on 3rd party devices. This is the aim of ONVIF Profile G. The proprietary nature of accessing recorded video has been a problem for years, forcing most users to limit themselves to a single recording platform a...

By Ethan Ace - 5 months ago

Building Occupancy Codes and Access Control Tutorial

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A building or room's classification can greatly impact which building codes must be followed. In terms of access control, these 'occupancy codes' dictate how openings can be locked and what equipment is required, often representing a range of hund...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

Milestone Launches Exacq NVR Take-Over

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Last year, Milestone took aim at both Avigilon (Milestone Launches Avigilon Conversion Program) and OnSSI (Milestone 'Free' Takeover of OnSSI Accounts).  Now, they have turned towards Exacq. In this note, we examine Milestone's offer for Exacq u...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Surveillance Recording Mode Statistics 2016

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Continuous? Motion? Boost? What recording should be used? What is used? This report compiles data from 90 integrators on storage modes most commonly used, and the reasons why integrators choose a specific recording method, contrasting results to...

By Brian Karas - 6 months ago

Video Surveillance Hard Drive Failure Statistics 2016

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Hard drive failures are decreasing and lifespans are getting longer, according to new IPVM statistics. Failing hard drives have historically been one of the biggest maintenance problems   In this report, we share our findings from surveying int...

By Brian Karas - 6 months ago

Logipix 20MP, 140MP and 200MP Cameras Examined

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Looking for an Avigilon alternative? Logipix, based in Hungary, has created their own super high resolution end-to-end solution, featuring 20MP - 200MP cameras, video analytics, and claims to offer advanced solutions for critical customers. We s...

By Brian Karas - 6 months ago

Video Surveillance Hard Drive Size Statistics 2016

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Many low end NVRs still use 1TB hard drives, but 10TB drives hit in the market in January 2016. So what size do integrators use most often? 90 integrators told us in a new IPVM survey, and the answers show that bigger is not always better.

By Brian Karas - 6 months ago

Smart CODEC Usage Statistics 2016

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Smart CODECS are one of the big new trends in the past year, with real ability to save significant amounts of bandwidth and storage. But how widely are they being used? 90 integrators provided data for this report on smart CODEC usage.

By Brian Karas - 6 months ago

Selling Super High Resolution Cameras

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Is bigger better? In the past decade, the surveillance industry has moved from 0.3MP to 1MP to 2MP to 3MP to 5MP to 4K (8.3MP), etc. But there are even higher resolution cameras above that. This report covers selling those super high resolution ...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

Set-Top Box DIY Alarm System Sage

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A multi-billion dollar corporation has gotten into the DIY alarm system space. And they are dropping the wall-based panel that most every alarm provider uses.  Echostar / Hughes Sage uses a TV as the main control hub, eliminating dependency on...

By Brian Rhodes - 7 months ago

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