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Video Surveillance Cameras 101

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Cameras come in many shapes, sizes and specifications. This 101 examines the basics of cameras and features used in 2020. In this report, we review the basics of cameras, including: Core components of cameras Analog vs. IP cameras Common c...

By IPVM Team - 1 day ago

Glossary / Acronyms for Video Surveillance

This directory provides definitions and explanations for over 70 common video surveillance industry terms, including links to related IPVM tutorials and guides. This directory will be continuously updated. If there is a term you want to be incl...

By IPVM Team - 16 days ago

Detecting Coronavirus Fevers With Thermal Cameras

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Thermal cameras have emerged as a widely used tool for authorities to help detect fevers in the response to Wuhan coronavirus. But there are significant concerns about how accurately they work. In this report, we examine: Biggest accuracy is...

By Ethan Ace, John Honovich, and Charles Rollet - 24 days ago

Network Optix NxWitness 4.0 Tested

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Network Optix released Nx Witness 4.0, proclaiming new features like a deep learning analytics metadata SDK, increased H.265 support, and UX improvements made the software "stronger and more full-featured than ever before." We tested Network Op...

By Sean Patton - 5 months ago

Fingerprints for Access Control Guide

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Users can lose badges, but they never misplace a finger, right? The most common biometric used in access are fingerprints, and it has become one of the most trusted credentials used for access. However, the biometric has limitations, often is ...

By Brian Rhodes - 6 months ago

FLIR Saros Visible / Thermal Analytic Camera Tested

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FLIR's Saros claims "accurate, actionable alerts" with a combination of 1080p visible and dual thermal sensors along with IR and white light illuminators. We bought and tested the FLIR Saros DH-390 in real world scenes to see how accurate it re...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 8 months ago

Mining Company Security Manager Interview

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First Quantum Minerals Limited (FQML) is a global enterprise with offices on 4 continents and operations in 7 countries with exploratory operations in "several other countries." At any given site, their security measures are protecting billions o...

By Dan Gelinas - 10 months ago

11 Facial Recognition Providers Review (Secutech)

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Adding to our 19 Facial Recognition Providers Profiled report from ISC West, IPVM focused on facial recognition technology for our Day 2 coverage of Secutech, comparing different price points, performance, and demos for the following Asian firms (...

By Charles Rollet - 10 months ago

19 Facial Recognition Providers Profiled

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IPVM interviewed 19 facial recognition providers at ISC West to understand their claimed accuracy, success and positioning. 9 from China, where facial recognition has received the most significant recent support: Dahua: "interest but not ado...

By Charles Rollet - 10 months ago

Startup iryx Launches, Led by Ex-Arecont and FLIR Executives

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Suddenly, the video surveillance industry is witnessing a new wave of startups. Now launching is iryx, a startup led by veterans of 2 of the industry's first wave of megapixel camera companies, Ian Johnston, most recently VP of Engineering at FLI...

By John Honovich - 11 months ago

FLIR Favorability Results 2019

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FLIR has had a challenging past few years including FLIR Security business struggling, FLIR restructuring their security division and FLIR selling their SMB OEM Business to Dahua. New IPVM statistics show mixed status for FLIR. On the positive si...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

IPVM Best New Products 2019 Opened - 70+ Entrants

The inaugural IPVM Best New Product Awards has been opened - the industry's first and only program where the awards are not pay-to-play and the awarding organization does extensive testing to evaluate products awarded. 70+ Entrants Listed (So F...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

FLIR Launches Body Cameras Unified With VMS (TruWitness)

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While FLIR is best known for their thermal cameras, now they have expanded into body cameras, launching TruWITNESS, a public safety focused body wearable camera 'unified' with their VMS offering. In this note, based on a conversation with FLIR we...

By Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

Axis Guardian - Cloud VMS And Alarm Monitoring - Released

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Axis has struggled to deliver a cloud-based managed service video platform. Video service providers have utilized AVHS for over a decade, and have gained minimum traction as IPVM warned 7 years ago. Primarily because of its overly complex business...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

FLIR Launches Saros

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Has FLIR solved the video intrusion / remote monitoring problem or have they created an overkill, overly expensive device? FLIR has launched Saros, an offering that has a long line of capabilities: dual thermal sensors, 4K video, 940nm IR LEDs,...

By Sean Patton - almost 2 years ago

Hanwha Mega ISC West Product Releases

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While overall new product releases have been slowing over the past few years, Hanwha is releasing a slew of 6 new offerings for ISC West, including: HD analog encoders New multi-imagers Thermal cameras Mobile cameras and recorders A decod...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

70+ New Products Directory Spring 2018

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We have compiled a list of new products for Spring 2018 in the categories: Video Surveillance Access Control Fire and Intrusion Other (Wiring, Audio units, Networking Products, etc) One notable trend so far in the year is the low number...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

Dahua Acquires Lorex And FLIR SMB Surveillance From FLIR

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Would you buy your own customer? Well, Dahua has just done that. FLIR has sold its Lorex / home / SMB business to Dahua, just over 5 years after FLIR bought Lorex for $59 million. In this note, we examine the deal, why it happened, and how it ...

By IPVM Team - about 2 years ago

CES 2018 Show Final Report

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This is IPVM's final edition of our 2018 CES show report. Below are already numerous images and commentary, with more coming tomorrow.   CES is far far bigger than even big security shows like ISC West (the CES show floor covers 2,500,000 square...

By IPVM Team - about 2 years ago

$800 Axis Thermal Camera Examined

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Axis is releasing two of the lowest cost thermal IP cameras ever. But will low cost be enough to spur adoption? In this note, we examine the 2 new models, review feedback from Axis and analyze the main issues likely to impact this product's adopt...

By Brian Karas - about 2 years ago

Resolution Tutorial

Understanding video surveillance resolution can be surprisingly difficult and complex. While the word 'resolution' seems self-explanatory, its use in surveillance is far from it. In this tutorial, we will explain 5 critical elements: What resol...

By IPVM Team - about 2 years ago

Axis Network Radar Tested (D2050-VE)

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Axis is expanding into a new market - radar. The company has released their D2050-VE Network Radar Detector, claiming to minimize false alarms, in any weather, day or night. We bought and tested the D2050-VE to see how it performed, testing: ...

By Ethan Ace - about 2 years ago

Bosch Divar NVR Tested vs Dahua

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Bosch has a partnership with Dahua. But what type of partnership is it? How much is Bosch's own vs taken from embattled mega-OEM Dahua? We bought and tested a 16 channel Bosch DIVAR network 2000 to see how it compares to Dahua's own models, exam...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

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