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IDIS NDAA Cameras Tested

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Korea's IDIS has struggled to gain traction in North America, despite big tradeshow booths and international expansion plans. But now, with users seeking Hikua alternatives, can they gain ground? We bought and tested two cameras, the...

By Derek Ward - 4 days ago

Ubiquiti G4 IP Cameras Tested

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Ubiquiti is expanding its camera line with its G4 series but how do they compare to surveillance incumbents like Axis and Hikvision? To find out, we bought and tested the Ubiquiti G4 Pro (4K IR, varifocal lens), G4 Bullet (4MP IR, fixed...

By Ilya Ignatenko - 9 days ago

Digital Watchdog (DW) MEGApix NDAA Cameras Tested

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Digital Watchdog is growing as an alternative to Hikua, with US integrator favorability up, but how do their cameras compare? IPVM bought and tested the Digital Watchdog MEGApix 1080p DWC-MB72Wi4T Bullet (4mm fixed lens, 100'/~30m IR) and...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 12 days ago

3xLogic VISIX Gen III NDAA Cameras Tested

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3xLogic dropped Hikvision for their NDAA-compliant VISIX Gen III camera line, but how do they perform? IPVM bought and tested the 3xLogic 5MP indoor/outdoor IK10 mini-dome VX-5M4-MD-IAW (4mm fixed lens, 30m IR spec) and 5MP indoor/outdoor...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 17 days ago

Video Surveillance Resolution Tutorial

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Understanding video surveillance resolution can be surprisingly difficult and complex. While the word 'resolution' seems self-explanatory, its use in surveillance is far from it. In this tutorial, we will explain 5 critical elements: What...

By IPVM Team - 23 days ago

Hanwha Wisenet Q NDAA IP Cameras Tested

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Hanwha's NDAA-compliant Wisenet Q series is one of integrators' most commonly selected alternatives to Hikvision and Dahua. But how does it actually compare? We bought the Hanwha Wisenet QNV-8080R (5MP, varifocal lens, 30m IR) and QNV-6082R...

By Ilya Ignatenko - 24 days ago

Bosch Flexidome 3000i NDAA IP Camera Test

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Bosch dropped Dahua for its NDAA-compliant 3000i line, but how well do these new models compete against Hikua? We bought and tested the Bosch NDE-3502-AL-P (1080p motorized dome, 30m IR), against Axis' M30, Hikvision Performance Series, and...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 26 days ago

Save $50, Camera Course - January 2022

Learn to design video surveillance systems based on 900+ tests and unique research, teaching the underlying technologies and tradeoffs of current cameras. This is the only independent surveillance camera course, based on in-depth product and...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Illustra Essentials Gen4 NDAA IP Cameras Tested

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Tyco has dropped Dahua for its new Essentials Gen4 NDAA-Compliant cameras but how well do these new cameras compete against Hikua? We bought and tested the 2MP Tyco Illustra Essentials Gen 4 Fixed Lens Mini-Bullet and Mini-Dome against the...

By Ilya Ignatenko - about 1 month ago

Pelco Low Cost NDAA-Compliant Sarix Value Series Tested

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Pelco touts their NDAA-compliant Sarix Value Series as an "affordable, compact, and versatile security solution" that helps customers "meet regulatory requirements within budget", but how well does it really work? We bought and tested the 5MP...

By Derek Ward - about 1 month 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...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Vivotek Low-Cost NDAA Compliant C Series Cameras Tested

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Vivotek's NDAA-compliant C Series competes against Dahua and Hikvision but which is better? To find out, we bought and tested the Vivotek 1080p IT9360-H (fixed lens, 30m IR spec) and Vivotek 5MP IT9388-HT (vari-focal lens, 30m IR spec), and...

By Derek Ward - about 1 month ago

Hanwha Low Cost NDAA-Compliant Cameras Tested (L Series)

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Hanwha's NDAA-compliant L Series competes against Dahua and Hikvision but how do they really compare? We bought and tested Hanwha's lowest cost L series model (LNV-6012R, fixed lens 1080p, 30m IR spec) and the varifocal LNV-6072R (1080p...

By Derek Ward - about 2 months ago

Ubiquiti $29 G3 Instant Camera Tested

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Ubiquiti's $29 UniFi Protect G3 Instant is NDAA compliant and one of the lowest cost cameras in the industry, but how does it really perform? We bought and tested the Ubiquiti G3 Instant (1080p, IR, indoor only) against low-cost models from...

By Ilya Ignatenko - about 2 months ago

Uniview "ColorHunter" White Light Cameras Tested

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Uniview claims their NDAA-compliant ColorHunter cameras "guarantee video with colorful details when you need them", with white light illumination, super low light performance, and AI analytics. We bought and tested two 5MP ColorHunter cameras...

By Derek Ward - about 2 months ago

Color Low Light Mega Shootout 2021

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Low light performance is key in surveillance, but which cameras are best and worst? To find out, we shot out 24 cameras from 11 manufacturers, ranging from 1080p to 4K resolution, low cost to high, and several with white light illumination to...

By Derek Ward - 3 months ago

Briefcam 6.0 Tested

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Briefcam has released version 6.0, including an overhaul of their facial recognition which claims significant performance improvements, along with mask and distance detection, as well as adding appearance search. To see how these new features...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

White Light Camera Shootout - Dahua, Hikvision, Tiandy, Uniview

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The white light camera segment continues to grow, with new entrants from Dahua, Tiandy, and Uniview, and new generations of Hikvision's ColorVu. To see how these new models perform and what issues they have, we bought and tested: Dahua...

By Derek Ward - 4 months ago

LPR/ANPR Guide

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This 16-page guide explains the fundamentals of license plate recognize / automatic number plate recognition. Inside we cover: Traditional OCR LPR OCR Visually Equivalent Characters Deep Learning LPR Plate Datasets Accuracy Claim...

By Sean Patton - 6 months ago

Fortinet Video Surveillance Profile

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Fortinet is a large cybersecurity provider, with a $30 billion market cap and more than $2 billion in revenue. Now, they are growing their video surveillance business but is it any good? Inside IPVM examines the Fortinet, its surveillance...

By Zach Segal - 6 months ago

Axis 20MP Multi Imager Tested (Q6100-E)

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Axis' new generation 360° multi-imager Q6010-E claims "total situational awareness" with 20MP resolution, directional audio analytics, and autopilot PTZ positioning. We bought and tested the Axis Q6100-E to see how it performs,...

By Derek Ward - 7 months ago

Video Analytics Person / Face / Vehicle Guide

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Person, face, and vehicle detection are the most commonly offered video analytics, but understanding how they work and what challenges can break them is not easy. In this guide we examine: How to tell how well an analytics provider's...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

Provision-ISR IP Cameras Tested

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Provision-ISR bills itself as an Israeli alternative and positions its new 'case designs' as a differentiating feature. But how good is it and is it really their own? Our test results show it is not. IPVM bought and tested two Provision-ISR...

By Derek Ward - 7 months ago

AVA VMS And Video Analytics Tested

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VSaaS startup Ava says they offer "simpler video security and powerful intelligence for everyone", but how well does the platform work? We purchased an Ava system, and in this report, we examine Ava's strengths and weaknesses with 4...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Sean Patton - 7 months ago

Avigilon 61MP H5 Pro Camera Tested

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Avigilon's 61MP H5 Pro camera more than doubles their previous highest resolution camera. But how does this super high resolution model perform in real world scenes? We tested the Avigilon 61MP H5Pro against Axis' 20MP Q1659 and 4K Avigilon...

By Derek Ward - 7 months ago

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