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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 - 5 days ago

ISC West 2019 Report

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The IPVM team has finished at the Sands looking at what companies are offering and how they are changing their positioning. See below for 50+ manufacturer booth videos: Coverage includes: Top Trends In and Out of the Show Biggest Develop...

By IPVM Team - 12 days 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 - about 1 month ago

BCDVideo Expansion And Switch From HP To Dell Examined

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BCDVideo says they have more than tripled revenue in the past 5 years and are continuing to grow, powered most recently by switching their lead provider from HP to Dell. In this note, based on our talks with CEO Jeff Burgess and CTO and Co-Foun...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month 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 - about 2 months ago

Salient CompleteView 20/20 VMS Tested

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In IPVM's last test of Salient 3 years ago, we found various problems and deficiencies. Now, Salient says their new CompleteView 20/20 "unified platform" was "designed from the ground up to minimize the complexity of deploying, managing, and grow...

By Sean Patton - about 2 months ago

Security Installation Tools Guide - 22 Tools Listed

In this guide, we cover 22 tools that security installers frequently use. This is one part of our upcoming Video Surveillance Installation Course that starts next month that will teach installation in great depth. Personal Installer Tool Invent...

By IPVM Team - 2 months ago

Sales Cuts At Rasilient

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Over the past 2 years, video surveillance storage specialist Rasilient has expanded its workforce significantly, aiming to build its own branded business. However, this month, Rasilient has made significant cuts in its sales teams. Inside this ...

By John Honovich - 2 months ago

Casino Surveillance Pro Interview: James Lathrop

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James Lathrop has been working in casinos for almost 25 years. During that time, he says he has held "just about every job you can do in the casino," including Surveillance Technician, Surveillance Observer, Surveillance Manager,  Security Shift M...

By Dan Gelinas - 2 months ago

Cisco Meraki Cloud VMS/Cameras Tested

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Cisco Meraki says their cameras "bring Meraki magic to the enterprise video security world". According to Meraki, their magic is their management Dashboard, ease of use and configuration, accessibility and network security and "doing things in wa...

By Sean Patton - 2 months ago

Solink Raises $12 Million - Company Profile

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Most industry professionals have never heard of Solink, a company whose tagline is: It's time to revolutionize the way business uses video. However, raised ~$12 million USD recently, a substantial raise for video surveillance standards, espe...

By Dan Gelinas - 2 months ago

Exacq's Cloud Drive Storage Tested

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Less than a year after acquiring cloud video company Smartvue, Exacq has launched its 'cloud drive storage' offering. We see the VSaaS market expanding with many new competitors and incumbents such as Exacq adding new cloud services.  How well...

By Sean Patton - 3 months ago

Designing Access Control Guide

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Designing an access control solution requires decisions on 8 fundamental questions. This in-depth guide helps you understand the options and tradeoffs involved in designing an excellent access control solution. The eight fundamental questions ar...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago

ONVIF Video Surveillance Tutorial

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ONVIF is well known within the surveillance industry as an interface to connect IP cameras and VMS systems. However, new users may find it confusing, with questions such as: Is ONVIF a standard? Why ONVIF? What does ONVIF do? What does it con...

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

Mobile Surveillance Trailers Guide

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Putting cameras in a place for temporary surveillance where power and communications are not readily available can be complicated and expensive. One growing niche is mobile surveillance trailers that allow users to quickly deploy a turn-key system...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Surveillance Codec Guide

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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 IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Cisco Meraki New Cameras and AI Analytics

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Meraki has released their second generation of video surveillance with 3 new cameras, AI-based video analytics, and 2 cloud-based storage options. Cisco is a leading manufacturer in the IT space, though they are decreasing in popularity with secu...

By Sean Patton - 4 months ago

Arcules Cloud VMS Tested

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Arcules is a big bet, or as they describe themselves a 'bold company', spun out and backed by Milestone and Canon.  But how good is Arcules cloud VMS? They recently started general availability and, in this test, we examine their capabilities. ...

By Sean Patton - 5 months ago

Video Surveillance Hard Drive Size Statistics 2018

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What is the most common hard drive size for video surveillance? 150+ integrators answered: What size hard drive do you most commonly use? What limits you from using larger sizes? In this report, we share detailed findings, including trends ...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Kogniz Silicon Valley AI Startup Profile

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Kogniz is a Silicon Valley company that aims to bring AI analytics to security and surveillance, centering on their own smart cameras: We spoke with Daniel Putterman, Co-CEO at Kogniz to better understand their approach and how they aim to diff...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Favorite Video Surveillance Hard Drive Manufacturer 2018

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Who is the favorite hard drive for video surveillance use? 150+ integrators answered: What is your preferred brand/model of hard drive for video recording? Why do you prefer this drive? In this report, we share detailed findings, including ...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Video Surveillance Hard Drive Failure Statistics 2018

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Hard drive failures can be significant service problems but how common of an issue are they in video surveillance? How long do drives last when constantly being written to? 150+ integrators answered this: Video Surveillance Recording: How ma...

By IPVM Team - 6 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 - 6 months ago

Cloud Video Storage Usage 2018

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Storing email and documents in the cloud have long been common, with on-site email or file servers increasingly eliminated. However, what about video surveillance? What percentage of new video surveillance deployments are integrators using cloud ...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

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