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Hanwha Face Mask Detection Tested

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Face mask detection or, more specifically lack-of-face-mask detection, is an expanding offering in the midst of coronavirus. Hanwha in partnership with Turkey's A2 has now released an option, but how well does it work? And how does it compare to A...

By Zach Segal - about 19 hours ago

Camera Course Summer 2020

This is the only independent surveillance camera course, based on in-depth product and technology testing. Lots of manufacturer training exists but none it really teaches the underlying technologies and tradeoffs of current 2020 camera techno...

By IPVM Team - 1 day ago

Avigilon Face Mask Detection Tested

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Face mask detection or, more specifically not wearing a face mask, is an expanding offering in the midst of coronavirus. Avigilon has now released theirs but how well does it work? Inside this note, we share our findings across: How Avigil...

By Zach Segal and Derek Ward - 8 days ago

Video Surveillance History

The video surveillance market has changed significantly since 2000, going from VCRs to an emerging AI cloud era. The goal of this history is to help professionals newer to the industry understand the important business and technology shifts t...

By John Honovich - about 2 months ago

Tiandy Super Starlight Cameras Tested

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Tiandy is taking aim at China competitors Dahua and Hikvision, with a new series of "super starlight" cameras, including white light illumination, and on-board people and vehicle detection. To see how they compare, we bought and tested four T...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 2 months ago

Vivotek LPR Camera Tested

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Vivotek has historically sold license plate capture cameras but not LPR. Now, they have released their own cameras with embedded LPR. How do they perform in real-world scenes? We bought and tested the IB9387-LPR 5MP V Series bullet to find out,...

By Derek Ward - 3 months ago

New Axis M30 Cameras Tested

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Axis has released a new generation of, for them, relatively low cost M30 series cameras, claiming to deliver "sharp video quality even in poor light". We bought and tested the new 1080p M3065-V and 4MP M3066-V, to compare to their last generati...

By Derek Ward - 3 months ago

TVT / InVid Facial Recognition Tested

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Facial recognition is frequently sold for thousands of dollars per channel but some China manufacturers are offering full facial recognition systems for under a thousand dollars. But how well do such low-cost facial recognition systems work? W...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

TVT / InVid White Light Camera Tested Vs Hikvision ColorVu

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With mega China manufacturers Dahua and Hikvision facing both bans and human rights abuse sanctions, many budget buyers are turning to smaller China manufacturers such as TVT. But how well do TVT cameras work vs. Hikvision? We bought and tested...

By Derek Ward - 4 months ago

Mobotix 7 Line Camera Tested

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Mobotix is attempting a turn-around, struggling for years, then releasing the OEMed Move line, Mobotix is aiming for its new 7th generation line to stand out. We purchased an M73, along with Mobotix's recommended optical and IR Illumination mod...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 4 months ago

Camera Resolution Usage Statistics 2020

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The average resolution used, for new cameras, is now 4MP, according to new IPVM statistics, continuing the rise that we have mapped from 2014, 2016, and 2018. In this report, we examine responses from 200+ integrators, examining their reasons f...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Dahua Smart Motion Detection Camera Tested

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Dahua has introduced Smart Motion Detection, AI-based VMD, claiming to use an advanced algorithm to differentiate human and vehicular shapes within a scene and send alarms only when a person or vehicle is detected. We bought and tested one of t...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 4 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 c...

By IPVM Team - 4 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 - 5 months ago

Hanwha Wisenet X Plus PTRZ Tested

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Hanwha has released their PTRZ camera, the Wisenet X Plus XNV-6081Z, claiming the "modular design allows for easy installation". We bought and tested the Hanwha XNV-6081Z to see how it performs, examining: How does installability compare to ...

By Derek Ward - 5 months ago

Glossary / Acronyms for Video Surveillance

This directory provides definitions and explanations for over 70 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 - 5 months ago

Uniview Color Low Light Camera Tested Vs Hikvision ColorVu

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Hikvision has been marketing ColorVu aggressively. Now, Hikvision domestic rival Uniview (UNV) is offering aggressive pricing for their new rival white light LED camera. We bought and tested Uniview's super low-cost white light illuminator mode...

By Derek Ward - 6 months ago

2020 Video Surveillance Cameras State Of The Market

Each year, IPVM explains the main advances and changes for video surveillance cameras, based on our industry-leading testing and reporting. This is the 5th year we are doing this, compare to: 2019 Video Surveillance Cameras State of the Mark...

By Ethan Ace and John Honovich - 6 months ago

Axis Next Gen P32 Camera Tested (P3245-LVE)

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Axis has released the next generation of their widely used P32 camera series, now with their current ARTPEC-7 chip, claiming their imaging features: Lightfinder 2.0, Forensic WDR, and OptimizedIR. We bought and tested the P3245-LVE against the ...

By Derek Ward - 7 months ago

Honeywell 30 Series Cameras Tested Vs Dahua and Hikvision

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Honeywell has infamously OEMed Dahua and Hikvision for years, but now they have introduced an NDAA-compliant line, the 30 Series, claiming "lower cost of ownership and reduced risk for end users." To see how this new series compares to low cost...

By Derek Ward - 7 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 - 7 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 - 7 months ago

Budget Covert Cameras Tested

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Covert cameras under $100 are widely available online but are they any good? To see how these models really work in the real world, we bought and tested some of the most commonly bought hidden cameras on Amazon, including: WiFi photo frame ...

By Derek Ward - 7 months ago

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