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VMS 101

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This guide teaches the fundamentals about video management software. Inside, we cover: NVR vs VMS Viewing Video - What are common client features? Layouts? Camera Lists? Timeline? Searching Video - How is video searched for? Time? Motion? ...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

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...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

Favorite Video Analytic Manufacturers 2020

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Video analytics is now as hot as ever, driven by the excitement of advancing deep learning offers. But what are actually integrator's favorite? In our 5th edition of this series (see 2011, 2014, 2016, and 2018 results), IPVM examines the top ch...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

Every VMS Will Become a VSaaS

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VMS is ending. Soon every VMS will be a VSaaS. Competitive dynamics will be redrawn. What does this mean? VMS Historically On-Site Historically, VMS meant video management software that was deployed on-site. To the extent that it could be wa...

By John Honovich - 9 months ago

Milestone Launches Multiple Cloud Solutions

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Milestone is going to the cloud, becoming one of the last prominent VMSes to do so. Milestone is clearly late but how competitive do these new cloud solutions make them? At their annual MIPS conference and with their sister company Arcules, Mil...

By John Honovich and Sean Patton - 9 months ago

Video Surveillance Architecture 101

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Video surveillance can be designed and deployed in a number of ways. This 101 examines the most common options and architectures used in 2020. Architectures are based on 5 fundamental decisions: Encoding - Where is the video encoded? Camera?...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

IronYun AI Analytics Tested

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Taiwan / US startup IronYun has raised tens of millions for its "mission to be the leading Artificial Intelligence, big data video software as a service (VSaaS) solutions provider." But how good is the product itself? We tested the product for ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 9 months ago

Glossary / Acronyms for Video Surveillance

This directory provides definitions and explanations for over 90 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 in...

By IPVM Team - 10 months ago

Worst NVR / VMS Manufacturers 2020

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For the second time in a row, a global manufacturer has been selected by integrators. 200+ integrators answered: In the past year, what VMS / NVR system have you had the worst experience with? What happened? While the #1 repeated, a VMS m...

By IPVM Team - 10 months ago

Axis Discontinues Companion Hardware, Fully NDAA Compliant

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Axis will be fully NDAA compliant, as the company has confirmed to IPVM it is discontinuing its Companion hardware that used Huawei Hisilicon chips. This has notable implications both as a response to the US government ban of Dahua, Hikvision, ...

By John Honovich - 10 months ago

Favorite VMS / NVR Manufacturers 2020

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In 2018, a new winner emerged and a former top choice declined. Now, there is a new #1, a new top 5 finisher and 2 major VMSes in decline. Our 2020 Favorite VMS results (from 200+ respondents) is the first to include a breakdown of responses fr...

By IPVM Team - 10 months ago

Avigilon Shifts Cloud Strategy - Merges Blue and ACC

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Avigilon is shifting its cloud strategy, phasing out its Blue web-managed surveillance platform as a stand-alone brand and merging it with its ACC VMS. In this note, based on a briefing with Avigilon, we examine: Avigilon's shifted cloud str...

By Sean Patton - 10 months ago

Favorite Camera Manufacturers 2020

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The past 2 years of US bans and sanctions have shaken the video surveillance industry but what impact would this have on integrators' favorite cameras? Inside we break down the 2020 rankings, including detailed integrator commentary (from 200+ ...

By IPVM Team - 10 months ago

Bandwidth Fundamentals For Video Surveillance

Bandwidth is the most fundamental element of computer networking for video surveillance systems. Because video surveillance can consume an immense amount of bandwidth and because variations in bandwidth load of surveillance cameras can be so signi...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

BriefCam Video Analytics Tested

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BriefCam, acquired by Canon in 2018, is one of the most commonly used video analytics offerings in the West. But how well does it work? We tested BriefCam for over the past month to see how it performed, examining: How does BriefCam search...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 11 months ago

Verkada Salesman Falsely Alleges Competitor Bankruptcy

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A Verkada salesman falsely told a large end-user that the user's VMS provider faced bankruptcy. Verkada management acknowledged the error to IPVM. Inside this note, we examine what the Verkada salesman did, the problems this created for the en...

By John Honovich - 11 months ago

Directory Of 150 Video Analytics Suppliers

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This directory provides a list of video analytics providers to help you see and research what options are available. Deep Learning / AI Mainstream in 2020 While video surveillance analytics has been promoted, hyped and lamented for nearly 20...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

Hikvision DS 2nd Gen Intercom Tested

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With its newest IP intercom, Hikvision proclaims users can 'get full control over an entrance' regardless of where it is installed, home or office alike. Can the company's modular intercom deliver? We purchased and tested a DS system, based on Hi...

By Brian Rhodes - 12 months ago

Acquisitions - Winners and Losers

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Most major manufacturers have been acquired over the last decade. But which have been good deals or not? In this report, we analyze the results. Here is a list of acquisitions in the past 2 years, in reverse chronological order: Alarm.com Ac...

By John Honovich - 12 months ago

Bosch Budget 3000i Cameras Tested

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Bosch has long had a hole in its lineup for, as it describes, "competitively-priced cameras". Now, Bosch has released its 3000i series cameras offering "Essential Video Analytics" in a lower-cost line. We bought and tested three 3000i models, t...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 12 months ago

AVTech ~$70 IP Cameras Tested Vs Dahua and Hikvision

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Taiwanese manufacturer Avtech is taking direct aim at low cost leaders Dahua and Hikvision with ~$70 starlight and white light illuminator models. There is a lot of interest in alternatives to Dahua and Hikvision due to the US ban and sanctions...

By Derek Ward - 12 months ago

Vunetrix Health Monitoring Company Profile

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Vunetrix boasts that they make the integrators the 'HERO' by using Vunetrix's monitoring. We spoke to Vunetrix to better understand their offering, target customers, go-to-market approach, and what has changed since we last covered them in 2012...

By Sean Patton - almost 1 year ago

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