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Arecont Favorability Results 2019

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Arecont's net negativity remained the same in IPVM's 2019 integrator study, though integrator's feeling became relatively more neutral compared to 2017's results, as the 2019 response shows: However, in the past 2 years, Arecont has changed sub...

By IPVM Team - 2 days ago

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

Dahua Repositionable IR Multi-Imager Camera Tested

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Dahua has released their first repositionable multi-imager camera, the Multi-Flex 4x2MP, claiming integrated IR, true WDR, and flexible positioning. We bought and tested the Multi-Flex to see how it performs, examining: How does it perform i...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 8 days ago

Axis Supports HD Analog

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In 2017, Axis declared 'Everything is IP': Now, in 2019, Axis has released support for HD analog, with their new encoders.  Why the change? How will this impact Axis IP camera sales? What benefit does this provide to HD analog camera manufac...

By John Honovich - 9 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

Spring 2019 50+ New Products Directory

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We are compiling a list of new products for Spring 2019 and have over 50 already. Contrast to Fall 2018 New Products Directory and Spring 2018 New Products Directory We will be adding to this directory daily as more are announced. Startups ...

By Sean Patton - 16 days ago

Airship VMS Profile

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Airship has been developing VMS software for over 10 years, however, with no outside investment, and minimal marketing, the company is not well known. But who is Airship? We spoke to them about their VMS, why they stopped OEMing Hikvision in 2017...

By Sean Patton - 21 days ago

Dahua Favorability Results 2019

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Dahua favorability declined, in IPVM's 2019 integrator favorability series, driven by their backdoors, resulting in mass hacking and US government banning: From 200 integrator responses, IPVM examines the following themes including~ 75 comments...

By IPVM Team - 23 days ago

Panasonic Favorability Results 2019

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Panasonic favorability declined, as the company struggled to find its way amidst a changing market and its ill-timed decision to become a Dahua OEM. With 200+ integrator responses, the main themes shared were: Dated / dead / behind the times O...

By IPVM Team - 28 days ago

Casino Security Consultant Carl Lindgren Interview

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For more than 20 years, Carl Lindgren worked as a casino surveillance pro, while being active (and sometimes outspoken) on various online video surveillance groups What best practices has he picked up over the years and, now as a consultant, wh...

By Dan Gelinas - 29 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 - 30 days ago

Eagle Eye Favorability Results 2019

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Eagle Eye has been the biggest spender in the cloud VMS market including (via their owner) acquiring Brivo for $50 million and CameraManager from Panasonic, though their product / service still lacks many fundamental VMS functionalities (see IPVM ...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Large Hospital Security End User Interview

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This large single-state healthcare system consists of many hospitals, and hundreds of health parks, private practices, urgent care facilities, and medical offices. IPVM conducted an end user interview with the company and asked about operations...

By Dan Gelinas - about 1 month ago

Covert IP Camera Shootout - Axis, Hanwha, Hikvision, March, Vivotek

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Covert cameras were one of the last holdout areas for analog cameras. However, in the past few years, IP / HD covert cameras have become commonplace across many major manufacturers.  However, which ones are better or worse? We bought 5 covert cam...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 month ago

Genetec Security Center 5.8 Tested

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Genetec has released Version 5.8. This comes after a wait of more than a year that caused frustrations for many Genetec partners. Our previous test (which covers the fundamentals), found Security Center to offer many enterprise features and a com...

By Sean Patton - about 1 month ago

Large US University End-User Video Surveillance Interview

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Schools have become targets in modern days of active shooters and terrorist fears. The need for video and access security is high. Universities also present increased challenges—students live both on and off campus, people take night classes that ...

By Dan Gelinas - about 1 month ago

Hikvision Favorability Results 2019

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Hikvision favorability results declined significantly in IPVM's 2019 study of 200+ integrators. While in 2017 Hikvision's favorability was polarized, now Hikvision's net unfavorability is clear, as the summary results below show: In this note, ...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

ONVIF Favorability Results 2019

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In the past decade, ONVIF has grown from a reaction to the outside Cisco-lead PSIA challenge, to being the de facto video surveillance standard officially supported by 11,000 products and thousands of more illicitly.  Integrators have responded p...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

City Physical Security Manager Interview

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This physical security pro is the Physical Security Manager for the City of Calgary. He is a criminologist by training with an ASIS CPP credential. He tells IPVM that managing surveillance and security for Canada’s 3rd most populous city has a num...

By Dan Gelinas - about 1 month ago

Pelco GFC 4K Dome Camera Tested (IMP831-1ERS)

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Pelco has finally released their first 4K IP camera, after years of competitors' releases. Is this move too late? Or is their new GFC Professional 4K line on par with others? We bought and tested the IMP831-1ERS vandal dome to see how it compar...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 month ago

Network Optix Favorability Results 2019

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Network Optix is arguably the last new VMS. Founded in 2010, more than a decade after most client/server VMS offerings, the company has become a factor in the VMS market. However, this has largely been through other brands, as they are better know...

By John Honovich - 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

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