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Avigilon Discontinuing Rialto Analytics Line

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Avigilon is informing dealers/partners that the legacy VideoIQ Rialto products have been discontinued, recommending the newer ACC ES Analytics Appliance as the replacement product. While the ES Analytics Appliance is a newer product, it lacks some...

By Brian Karas - 3 days ago

Eagle Eye Exec On Mountain Of Servers - VSaaS Growth Analysis

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Eagle Eye VP of Operations, Hans Kahler, posted a picture of himself sitting on top of a shipment of new servers, as a testament to the companies growth. IPVM spoke with Kahler about what exactly is in the boxes, Eagle Eye's growth, and factors...

By Brian Karas - 6 days ago

PureTech Video Analytics Examined

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PureTech's analytics were chosen for a US border protection system (see related post), which the company claims no other analytics vendor was able to meet the requirements for. PureTech is using deep learning techniques in portions of their produc...

By Brian Karas - 9 days ago

Axis Network Horn Tested

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We bought and tested the Axis network horn C3003-E, examining setup and calibration, event audio, VMS integration, and sound pressure levels (tested with a dB meter, shown below) at ranges up to 100'.   

By Ethan Ace - 12 days ago

Aqueti 100MP Mantis Camera Profile

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One of the original gigapixel camera startups, Aqueti, which we first covered in 2012, is back. This time, they have partnered with NVIDIA, radically dropping the camera's physical size, resolution, and pricing. In this report, we analyze Aqueti...

By Brian Karas - 17 days ago

VMS Vs NVR Usage Statistics

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What is used more often? VMS software or NVR appliances? 160 integrators told us what they most commonly use and why.

By John Honovich - 23 days ago

Panasonic Consolidates Video Insight

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Panasonic has consolidated VideoInsight, the VMS provider it acquired in 2015. In this note, we examine Panasonic's goals and its potential market impact.

By Brian Karas - 26 days ago

Milestone / Lenel Resell Partnership

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Lenel has never found success in video management. Nearly a decade ago Lenel OEMed an OEM of Milestone. Now, in an equally uncommon move, Lenel will resell Milestone. Inside the note, we examine Lenel's challenges and what this agreement means f...

By John Honovich - 27 days ago

ConvergenceTP (CTP) Claims VMS Integrations Simplified

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Developing integrations with 3rd party systems can be expensive and time consuming, especially in the physical security market with hundreds of different players, most with small market shares and limited experience in integrating with them. Each ...

By Brian Karas - about 1 month ago

$10,000 Free VMS Licenses For New Dealers IPConfigure

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Another gimmick or a real deal? The company that brought 'Unlimited' Enterprise VMS License for Just $32,000 and a cannon to ISC West are back with a new deal. This time for $10,000 in free VMS licenses. In this note, we examine the offer from IP...

By Brian Karas - about 1 month ago

2Gig Intrusion Megatest (GC2 & GC3 Panels Tested)

2Gig is one of the most widely used intrusion systems, with two product lines that are the main offering of many alarm companies, huge national installers and small mom & pop shops alike. In this dual-test, IPVM bought both variants of this a...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Axis Camera Vulnerabilities From Google Researcher Analyzed

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A Google security researcher has reported 6 vulnerabilities for Axis cameras, affecting multiple models and firmware versions. In this report, we examine these vulnerabilities, potential for exploit, and the practical risk of them.

By Brian Karas - about 1 month ago

OpenEye Takes Aim At Exacq

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First Milestone targeted Exacq with a takeover offer, and now OpenEye is gunning for them with an offer to swap out Exacq for their cloud-managed VMS. They are offering a 'conversion program', where Exacq users can trade in recorders or software l...

By Brian Karas - about 1 month ago

VMS Update Automation Compared

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Updating VMS software can be a tedious and time consuming processing, which historically has required users to access each machine, download update files (typically large), and apply them to individual servers. However, some VMS/NVR developers ha...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 month ago

Uniview NVR Tested

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Uniview, China's self proclaimed #3 video surveillance manufacturer behind Hikvision and Dahua, is ramping up its international sales efforts. In this report, we test Uniview's NVR and, in particular, its extended PoE claim to double or triple ra...

By Ethan Ace - about 2 months ago

Bosch Favorability Results

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Bosch is one of the most well known brands in the industry and they have combined recently with Sony in video surveillance. But how has Bosch stood up against the rising wave of Chinese entrants? In this last entry of our 20 manufacturer favorab...

By Brian Karas - 2 months ago

Avigilon Favorability Results

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One of the fastest growing companies has turned into one of the rockiest, as cooling growth, management turnover and a roller coaster stock price shakes Avigilon. So how do integrators feel about Avigilon? 100+ integrators told IPVM in detail, re...

By John Honovich - 2 months ago

Artificial Intelligence Robot Assistant (ACTi)

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Has artificial intelligence come to the video surveillance industry? ACTi has released 'SARA' which it bills as an 'AI assistant that brings valuable information at your fingertips 7/24' We tried it out, spoke with ACTi about some details and bu...

By Brian Karas - 2 months ago

Cutting Costs 70% Using Milestone With HD Analog

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HD analog and enterprise VMSes are often thought of as being on opposite sides of the spectrum, with HD analog best for small jobs due to its low cost while enterprise VMSes only justifiable in large ones due to its high cost. However, we have be...

By Brian Karas - 2 months ago

Exacq Favorability Results

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For years, Exacq has been one of the most frequently favored VMSes in IPVM integrator statistics (e.g., see Favorite VMS Manufacturers 2016). However, approaching 4 years after being acquired by Tyco, things are changing, with the 3 co-founders e...

By Brian Karas - 2 months ago

Milestone: "Easy Money Days Are Over"

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Contrary to IPVM's criticisms, Milestone has reaffirmed that glory days remain. But they admit that they 'easy money days are over': Are the glory days of IP video over? No, the easy money days are over. #milestonecommunitydays MIPS @milestone...

By Brian Karas - 2 months ago

Panasonic Favorability Results

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Panasonic is one of the largest brands in the world and a long term provider of both video surveillance imagers and cameras. But, like all incumbents, they have been challenged by the race to the bottom of the last few years. But Panasonic has m...

By John Honovich - 2 months ago

Hikvision Silicon Valley and Canada R&D Expansion

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After massive growth in their sales team, Hikvision is now planning to add two new R&D centers in North America. In this report we examine Hikvision's stated plans to increase their presence in North America, and how this will impact their co...

By Brian Karas - 2 months ago

Bosch/Genetec Video Cybersecurity Partnership Examined (CHAVE)

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Surveillance products have been relatively weak when it comes to cyber security. Default passwords, open ports, and weak authentication mechanisms led to a wave of exploits. Now, Bosch and Genetec are working together to deliver a system that is ...

By Brian Karas - 2 months ago

Avigilon New VMS Version ACC6 Examined

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Almost 4 years after ACC5 was released, Avigilon is releasing the next major revision of their VMS, which includes their Appearance Search technology announced in Q2 2016 and now shipping. Some ACC5 users will be able to upgrade to ACC6 for free,...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

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