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More Revolutionary Than Avigilon, Claims Startup Auglle

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Startup Auglle is bringing an "all in one" camera to market that they claim is bigger and better than Avigilon's H4ES. We spoke with the President of Auglle and their head of engineering to get a better understand what they are working on. This ...

By Brian Karas - about 2 years ago

Axis Launches Chinese Competitor Line

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After years of letting Chinese manufacturers bully Axis out of the low end of the market, Axis has launched its most aggressive entry level offering ever. In this note, we examine the new Axis Companion line, its features, pricing and how it matc...

By John Honovich - about 2 years ago

Genetec and Milestone 500 Camera Recorders Announced

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The megaserver era has arrived? VMS manufacturers Genetec and Milestone have both announced new hardware claiming support for 500 cameras or more, huge increases over past claims. But the question is: can servers really handle real world through...

By Ethan Ace - about 2 years ago

Pivot3 Edge Protect "Game Changer" Surveillance Appliance

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Pivot3 has announced their "Edge Protect" appliance, described as "a game changer", claiming to provide "enterprise-class infrastructure without enterprise-class costs". IPVM reviewed pricing and product details with Pivot3. Inside, we look at th...

By Brian Karas - about 2 years ago

Avigilon's Revolutionary H4ES Announcement

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Avigilon has a revolutionary announcement, according to Avigilon. Have they solved terrorism as their CEO explained? No, not yet at least. Avigilon's big ISC West announcement is the "revolutionary H4 Edge Solution Camera line". In this note, we...

By John Honovich - about 2 years ago

Hazardous & Explosion Proof Video Surveillance

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Placing surveillance cameras in hazardous, highly flammable environments call for equipment certified not to spark or ignite. These requirements are far more stringent than typical surveillance gear.  Because of these elevated requirements, cost i...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 years ago

Pivot3 Moves From Video to Hyperconvergance

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A decade ago, Intransa and Pivot3 both hit the video surveillance market hard with big money and big claims for advanced storage offerings. Intransa died a few years ago and Pivot3 has gone back and forth with their focus.  Now, Pivot3, with a si...

By Brian Karas - about 2 years ago

VSaaS Usage Statistics 2016 - Still A Long Way From "The Next Big Thing"

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VSaaS ranked #2 in the Next Big Thing 2020, but new integrator survey results show current usage is far from its promise. 150 integrators answered: "Do you offer / sell VSaaS (managed or hosted video)? Why or why not?" Not only did they tell us...

By Brian Karas - about 2 years ago

Police Buys FLIR at Costco, Industry's Worst Fear

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Integrators: cut your prices or your customers are going to go around you. That is the lesson of a recent California police department whose choose a FLIR brand, Lorex, as their (at least temporary) jail solution.

By Brian Karas - about 2 years ago

Taser Aims To Be Emerging VSaaS Powerhouse

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Taser, the company, is best known for its stun-gun product (or "CEW - Conducted Electrical Weapon") which is commonly referred to as a "Taser". But over the last few years, Taser has grown to include body cameras and video storage rather than jus...

By Brian Karas - about 2 years ago

Video Analytics Usage Statistics 2016

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Our previous video usage analytics statistics (in 2014) showed that integrator use of video analytics was flat from 2011 to 2014, a clear disappointment given that video analytics continues to be voted as the next big thing. Now, we have run the ...

By IPVM Team - about 2 years ago

Netgear Arlo Totally Wireless Camera Tested

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Wireless cameras almost always still need a wire for power. Given that, many argue to just used wired cameras anyway. Recently, IPVM bought and tested Blink, a new entrant offering a totally wireless camera system. Now, we bought and tested Netg...

By John Scanlan - about 2 years ago

Blink Totally Wireless Camera Tested

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Wireless cameras almost always still need a wire for power. Given that, many argue to just used wired cameras anyway. Now, startup Blink has released a battery powered wireless camera that needs no wires. Plus, the camera / kit sells for just ~$1...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Average Frame Rate Video Surveillance 2016

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What is the average frame rated used in video surveillance systems? Historically, 30fps has been considered 'full' frame rate and, in the past few years, 60fps video has become increasingly common. Previous IPVM survey results found the average ...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

Goodbye Dropcam, the $50 Home Security Camera Era Is Here

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Remember those days not too long ago where a $200 home security camera with a $100 per year for storage was considered novel and exciting? That era is closing. A new era of Chinese fueled, direct sale, no recurring cost cameras are here. In thi...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

Video Surveillance Commissioning / Install Checklist

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This 60+ point checklist helps end users, integrators and consultants verify that video surveillance installation is complete. It covers the following sections: Camera Physical Setup Camera View Setup Camera Network / Security settings  Cam...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Resolution Usage Statistics 2016

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In the past few years, 4MP, 6MP, 4k (8.3MP) and 12MP cameras have become increasingly commonplace. By contrast, our 2014 resolution usage statistics showed that the most common resolution used then was only 1MP / 720p. How much has this changed i...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

H.265 IP Cameras Tested vs H.264

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For more than 2 years, anticipation has been building for H.265 IP cameras. Finally, H.265 cameras are starting to ship from multiple manufacturers in North America. The promise is ~50% bandwidth reduction which, if true, would be a huge saver fo...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Walmart Momentum IP Camera Tested

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A 'Dropcam' for ~$30? Walmart does super low cost and they are now bringing it to IP cameras, with a new cloud camera for an almost impossible to believe cost of just ~$30 (or a 3 pack for $90). Over the past few years, the 'norm' for cloud IP...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

Testing Smart Home PTZ (Remocam)

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The consumer cloud video market is dominated by wide angle, fixed cameras (Dropcam/ Nestcam, Simplicam, Canary, Piper, etc.) Startup Remocam is taking a different approach with a pan/tilt camera for the cost of most fixed options, with novel IR d...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Large Video Surveillance Systems Guide

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This 14 page guide explains the key uses, design factors, and players in the large system surveillance market. A global group of 80 integrators responded, each offering insights in selling, implementing, and maintaining video surveillance syste...

By Brian Rhodes - over 2 years ago

Video Surveillance Storage Redundancy Statistics 2015

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100+ integrators answered "What percentage of your projects do you use redundancy or RAID for video surveillance storage? Why? What type?" Compared to our 2011 survey, the percentage has increased significantly but a notable percentage of integra...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

Axis Non-IP Camera / DVR Kit Is Here

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Back to the future? If you can't beat em, join em? Axis has a new release, the F34 Surveillance System which is unlike any 'system' Axis has released. In this note, we examine the main strengths and weaknesses of this offering for its intended ...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Hikvision iVMS-4200 Tested

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Though best known for their camera and recorders, mega Chinese manufacturer also makes their own VMS software. In this report, we share test results of Hikvision's iVMS-4200, their VMS that works with their own cameras and recorders. In a future...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Vote Results - Next Big Thing 2020

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Over 230 integrators and manufacturers told us what they believe will be the next big thing in video surveillance 5 years from now, in 2020. The top two took more than 50% of the vote. They were: Video analytics Hosted video Inside this no...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

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