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VMS UI - Light vs Dark Preferences

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Several VMS manufacturers have the ability to choose a user interface with either a light or dark color theme. 150+ integrators told us which they preferred, and why.  Inside, we examine the reasons integrators choose light or dark user interfa...

By Ari Erenthal - 7 days ago

Axis 20MP Q1659 Camera Tested

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Axis has joined the super high resolution camera trend with their Q1659, a 20MP model equipped with Canon's APS-C sensor. We tested the Q1659 against Axis' current super low light and integrated IR models: We tested: Daytime image quality ...

By Ethan Ace - 9 days ago

Milestone New "+" Claims To "Conquer The Mid-Market"

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Milestone has declared they are going to "Conquer The Mid-Market" with new "+" releases. Will they? In this report, we examine Milestone's "+" additions to their XProtect lineup, pricing changes, examines the upgrade process and logistical eleme...

By Brian Karas - 15 days ago

Manufacturer Revenue Directory

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This report contains data on the revenue of 32 security manufacturers, trend analysis of whether they are gaining or losing ground and commentary on each included.  The following chart previews the data in this report: Revenue data can be used...

By Brian Karas - 18 days ago

Most Disrespected Manufacturer Competitors

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Manufacturers told IPVM what competitor they most disrespected. There was one overwhelming selection that manufacturers felt was harming the industry. Inside this post, we share the results of the survey and detailed color commentary. (Contras...

By John Honovich - 22 days ago

Most Respected Manufacturer Competitors

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Manufacturers told IPVM what competitor they most respected. In terms of total revenue, Hikvision, Dahua and Axis are certainly tops but would they be the highest when it came to competitor respect? Inside this post, we share the results of th...

By John Honovich - 28 days ago

IP Camera - 15 Year Shootout

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How far have IP cameras come? We bought and tested 4 cameras across the past 15 years to understand how much and where performance has improved. For consistency across the long time frame, we bought these 4 Axis cameras: Axis 2100: ~2002, ...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 month ago

Hanwha 9MP Fisheye Camera Tested (PNF-9010R)

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12MP sensor fisheye panoramic cameras are becoming increasingly common. We have tested Hikvision's DS-2CD63C2F as well as Panasonic's SFV481 4K panoramic. Now, we bought and tested the Hanwha / Samsung PNF-9010R fisheye camera against those two ...

By John Scanlan - about 1 month ago

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 - about 2 months 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 - about 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 4 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 - 4 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 - 4 months ago

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