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Milestone "GDPR-ready" Certification Claim Critiqued

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Milestone is touting that its latest XProtect VMS is "GDPR-ready" with a 'European Privacy Seal'. However, our investigation raises significant concerns over the applicability and suitability of this. In this post, we examine Milestone's "GDPR ...

By Charles Rollet - about 1 year ago

Axis Door Station A8207-VE Tested

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Axis newest door station, the A8207-VE, claims to deliver "video surveillance, two-way communication, and access control" in a single device. But how well does each of these perform? The video in the unit tested disappointingly bad in low light, ...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 year ago

Avigilon Blue VSaaS Tested

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Avigilon says Blue is a "powerful integrator cloud service platform", easy to set up and configure, quickly scale business, by leveraging cloud connectivity. But as cloud startups grow in number and size, how much better does Blue work, and where ...

By Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

Cisco Settles False Claims Act Suit For Video Surveillance Vulnerabilities

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Cisco entered the video surveillance market in 2007 and suffered for many years through a variety of its own errors and arrogance. The conclusion of that embarrassing error may have just now been reached as Cisco has paid an $8.6 million settlemen...

By John Honovich - about 1 year ago

Ionodes Company Profile

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What happened to Ionodes? With seasoned leadership from Jean-Paul Saindon founder of SmartSight and Dr. Michael Gilge, founder of VCS, back in 2007, they launched a Hybrid NVR appliance, supporting Gentec, and their own cameras (since abandoned). ...

By Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

Vivotek Trend Micro Cyber Security Camera App Tested

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Vivotek and Trend Micro are claiming five million blocked attacks on IP cameras, with their jointly developed app for Vivotek cameras. This new app integrates Trend Micro's IoT security platform directly into Vivotek cameras and NVRs to block b...

By Ethan Ace - over 1 year ago

Avigilon ACC7 VMS Tested

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Avigilon's Control Center 7 boldly claims it will "transform live video monitoring" with the new Focus of Attention "AI-enabled" interface. We tested ACC7 and in this report, we examine its main strengths and primary weaknesses including: Ne...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

ZeroEyes Gun Detection Startup

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A gun detection video analytics startup, ZeroEyes, is being led by a group of 6 former Navy SEALs, aiming to "save lives" by using AI to assist first responders of active shooting incidents. We spoke to ZeroEyes, to understand their analytics, ...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

Axis ARTPEC-7 P1375-E Camera Tested

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Axis claims the new P1375-E box camera with ARTPEC-7 chip delivers "clear, sharp images in any lighting condition." But how well does it do? We bought and tested the P1375-E against Axis P3225 Mk II and the Q35 series models (which Axis said '...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 1 year ago

Network Optix / Hanwha Cloud Access Tested

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Remote cloud access is becoming a bigger differentiator, as cybersecurity issues underscore the problems of port forwarding and many integrators and users struggle with the limitations of VPNs. Network Optix (and its various OEMs) have a built-...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year 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 - over 1 year ago

Axis Live Privacy Shield Analytics Tested

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Privacy is becoming a bigger factor in video surveillance, driven both by increased public awareness and by GDPR. Now, Axis has released Live Privacy Shield, a video analytic that Axis claims is "reliable and cost-effective" and is "the only edge...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

Genetec Beats Milestone For IHS #1

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For years, Milestone has touted that they are the #1 VMS. Now, Genetec has beaten them in IHS rankings. But what is this? Even other manufacturers have asked. In this note, we examine how this works, what this means for both companies, how the ...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

Exacq Remote Cloud Access Tested

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Remote cloud access has been missing from most VMSes (including Exacq and Milestone). Now, Exacq, after releasing Cloud Drive Storage earlier in 2019, has added remote cloud access with "Cloud Relay", part of their new 19.06 release. How well d...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

Sighthound Transforms Into Enterprise AI Provider Profile

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Sighthound is now rapidly expanding its R&D team, building an enterprise AI service. This may come as a surprise given their origins 6 years ago acquiring a small residential analytics offering (Vitamin D). Why the change? We spoke with Si...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

Carnegie Mellon AI Startup Zensors Profile

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Zensors is a startup formed by Carnegie Mellon graduates from a Carnegie Mellon research project, offering customized models per camera that they claim delivers significantly higher accuracy. We spoke with Zensors to better understand their app...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

Avigilon 32MP and 12MP H4 Multisensor Cameras Tested

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Avigilon has released their H4 Multi-Sensor line of cameras claiming "broad scene coverage and high image detail" We bought and tested the Avigilon 32C-H4A-4MH-360 and the 12C-H4A-4MH-360 to see how they perform, examining: How does it perfo...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 1 year ago

Directory of 30+ VSaaS / Cloud Video Surveillance Providers

This directory provides a list of VSaaS / cloud video surveillance providers to help you see and research what options are available. 2019 State of VSaaS Market While overwhelmingly video surveillance is recorded on-premise, cloud recording ...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

OpenALPR Doubles Prices

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There is no 'race to the bottom' in cloud / AI video surveillance. In May, Verkada increased their prices. Now, OpenALPR is doing the same with a drastic doubling in price for its CloudAPI service. Further, the price hike is accompanied by a cu...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

"New" Arecont Fixes Failures "Without A Fight"

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The "old" Arecont was infamous not only for its camera failures but for making their "partners" fight to get them fixed. IPVM drew the ire of Arecont especially for our 'worst' camera manufacturer rankings where beleaguered partners would vent abo...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

Smart CODEC Usage Statistics 2019

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Smart codecs are now nearly a standard feature in IP cameras, but our statistics show integrator adoption has not increased at the same rate. In this note, we examine adoption rates of smart codecs, and share integrators' feedback on why they d...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

Panasonic Sells Off / Spins Out Security Business

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Panasonic has sold off its security systems business to a private equity firm, after suffering years of challenges. The new company, which will retain the Panasonic brand, tells IPVM that they will increase investment into R&D and the busin...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

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