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Salient CompleteView 20/20 VMS Tested

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In IPVM's last test of Salient 3 years ago, we found various problems and deficiencies. Now, Salient says their new CompleteView 20/20 "unified platform" was "designed from the ground up to minimize the complexity of deploying, managing, and grow...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

Milestone Launches Marketplace Where Nothing Is For Sale

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The central announcement at Milestone's annual conference MIPS is Marketplace, which Milestone compared to Uber and Match.com for its ability to bring buyers and sellers together. The major distinction from other 'marketplaces' like Uber or Mat...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

Qognify Significantly Cuts OnSSI HQ

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Qognify, having acquired OnSSI less than 2 months ago, in December 2018, has cut ~25% of OnSSI total employees, primarily at OnSSI's HQ in Pearl River, NY. This has created a significant amount of concern about the future of OnSSI but OnSSI tel...

By John Honovich - over 1 year ago

Private School IT Manager Surveillance Interview

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This IT manager describes himself as the "oft-maligned IT person" whose "opinions may not always be appreciated by the integrator crowd." But he is here to share his perspective. This undisclosed interviewee is the IT manager at a private US sc...

By Dan Gelinas - almost 2 years ago

Massive Leak Of Chinese VMS Provider Exposes Xinjiang Surveillance

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A subsidiary of China’s claimed largest VMS provider is tracking the precise location and ethnicity of millions in China’s Xinjiang region, according to a massive data leak. The news made headlines around the world, in large part due to a growing...

By Charles Rollet - almost 2 years ago

Exacq Raises VMS Software Pricing Twice in Less Than a Year

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Most VMSes regularly release new features, but rarely increase their prices. For the 3rd time in 4 years, and 2nd time in 8 months, since being acquired by security mega-conglomerate JCI/Tyco, Exacq is raising their VMS pricing. In this note, we ...

By Sean Patton - almost 2 years ago

Axis IR Multi Imager Camera Tested (P3717-PLE)

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Axis has released their first IR multi imager, the P3717-PLE, a repositionable model listing 360° IR illumination and flexible positioning, addressing major limitations of their first generation P3707-PE. We bought and tested the P3717-PLE to see ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - almost 2 years ago

Casino Surveillance Pro Interview: James Lathrop

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James Lathrop [link no longer available] has been working in casinos for almost 25 years. During that time, he says he has held "just about every job you can do in the casino," including Surveillance Technician, Surveillance Observer, Surveillance...

By Dan Gelinas - almost 2 years ago

Cisco Meraki Cloud VMS/Cameras Tested

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Cisco Meraki says their cameras "bring Meraki magic to the enterprise video security world". According to Meraki, their magic is their management Dashboard, ease of use and configuration, accessibility and network security and "doing things in wa...

By Sean Patton - almost 2 years ago

Solink Raises $12 Million - Company Profile

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Most industry professionals have never heard of Solink, a company whose tagline is: It's time to revolutionize the way business uses video. However, raised ~$12 million USD recently, a substantial raise for video surveillance standards, espe...

By Dan Gelinas - almost 2 years ago

Milestone Drops Hikvision From Elite Partners

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Milestone has quietly dropped Hikvision from their 'Elite Partners', less than 3 years after adding the Chinese government-owned mega-manufacturer. This comes amidst rising criticisms of Hikvision, from mainstream global media and to UK and US ...

By John Honovich - almost 2 years ago

FLIR Favorability Results 2019

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FLIR has had a challenging past few years including FLIR Security business struggling, FLIR restructuring their security division and FLIR selling their SMB OEM Business to Dahua. New IPVM statistics show mixed status for FLIR. On the positive si...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

No Genetec Major Releases In Over A Year

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Annual VMS licenses are a controversial practice in the video surveillance industry, with many questioning their need or value. However, enterprise providers like Genetec make these effectively required as no live support nor software updates are ...

By Sean Patton - almost 2 years ago

PlateSmart LPR Profile

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PlateSmart Technologies claims to "turn any conventional surveillance camera into a license plate recognition camera" We spoke with PlateSmart to better understand their approach and how their offerings differ from other LPR offerings. In this n...

By Sean Patton - almost 2 years ago

Hanwha Techwin Favorability Results 2019

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Hanwha Techwin's favorability results surged, in IPVM's 2019 study, going from barely neutral in 2016 to strongly net positive, as the results chart below shows for 2019: Back in the 2016 version of this study, IPVM was skeptical that Hanwha co...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

8MP HD Analog Tested (Dahua / Hikvision)

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HD analog has promised higher resolution for years, but has lagged substantially behind for years. Now, both Dahua and Hikvision have started shipping low cost 8MP options. We bought and tested 8MP CVI and TVI cameras and DVRs to see how they com...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

ONVIF Video Surveillance Tutorial

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ONVIF is well known within the surveillance industry as an interface to connect IP cameras and VMS systems. However, new users may find it confusing, with questions such as: Is ONVIF a standard? Why ONVIF? What does ONVIF do? What does it ...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

Vivotek Favorability Report 2019

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Taiwanese video surveillance manufacturers, even relatively large ones like Vivotek, have lost ground in the PRC-China-driven race to the bottom. With market dynamics shifting, how would this impact Vivotek? Vivotek favorability results improved ...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

Genetec Favorability Report 2019

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Genetec's favorability moderately strengthed, in new IPVM integrator statistics over their results from 2017, with 2019 results showing solid, but not exceptional, net positive favorability: In the past 2 years, Genetec has inserted itself into...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

Turnover at Arcules

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Canon / Milestone are putting tens of millions into Arcules - their bet on the future of the VMS market (see IPVM's Arcules test report). But over the past half year, Arcules has had a rocky road, with significant turnover including at the execut...

By John Honovich - almost 2 years ago

Bosch Favorability Results 2019

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Bosch's favorability moderately strengthed, in new IPVM integrator statistics over their results from 2017, with 2019 results showing strong net positive favorability: By contrast, in 2017, integrators main complaints were for support and prici...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

Intersec 2019 Show Report

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The 2019 Intersec show, held annually in Dubai, is now complete. IPVM attended for 3 days, interviewing numerous Chinese and Western video surveillance manufacturers. Inside this report, we examine: Infinova "We Belong to USA" Axis On AI Hy...

By Charles Rollet - almost 2 years ago

Milestone Favorability Results 2019

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Milestone's favorability moderately strengthed, in new IPVM integrator statistics over their results from 2016. While the industry has been engulfed in a trade war and key rival Exacq's favorability has declined sharply, Milestone has strengthene...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

The IP Camera Lock-In Trend: Meraki and Verkada

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Open systems and interoperability have become core features of video surveillance systems, as virtually all professional IP cameras integrate with various 3rd parties for recording, analysis, and management. In addition to IP camera manufacturers ...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

Mobile Surveillance Trailers Guide

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Putting cameras in a place for temporary surveillance where power and communications are not readily available can be complicated and expensive. One growing niche is mobile surveillance trailers that allow users to quickly deploy a turn-key system...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

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