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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 - about 2 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 - about 2 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 - 2 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 - 3 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 - 3 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 - 3 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 - 3 months ago

Axis AI-Based Object Analytics Tested

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Axis has finally released deep learning analytics in their Q1615 Mk III with Axis Object Analytics, but does it live up to their claims of "smarter surveillance"? To find out, we bought and tested the deep learning Axis Q1615 Mk III and...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

Ava Cameras Tested

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Ava has released their new direct-to-cloud IP cameras competing with Verkada in the growing cloud connected camera space. But how well do these new cameras really work? We bought and tested Ava's 4K and 5MP domes, examining: How do Ava's...

By Derek Ward - 4 months ago

Camera Course July 2021

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

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Tyco Cloudvue VMS and Cameras Tested

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Cloudvue is touting "Never Buy Another New Camera", offering hardware along with their cloud VMS for one annual subscription. We tested Cloudvue VMS and cameras, and in this report, we examine Cloudvue SaaS strengths and weaknesses,...

By Sean Patton and Derek Ward - 4 months ago

Pixels Determine Potential, Not Quality

More pixels do not always mean higher quality. Many other factors impact image quality, including low light, back light, compression, lenses, and more. However, pixels determine potential quality. In this note, we explain and help you make...

By IPVM Team - 5 months ago

Wyze Cam v3 Tested Versus v2, Axis, And Hikvision

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Wyze has released the Wyze Cam v3 claiming "Brighter, Bolder, and Better than ever", claiming a starlight sensor, improved night vision, and more. We purchased the Wyze v3 and tested it against the Wyze Cam v2, Axis M3065-V, and Hikvision's...

By Derek Ward - 5 months ago

Video Surveillance History

The video surveillance market has changed significantly since 2000, going from VCRs to an emerging AI cloud era and now impacted by coronavirus. The goal of this history is to help professionals understand the important business and...

By John Honovich - 5 months ago

Rhombus Cameras, Analytics And Environmental Sensor Tested

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Closed cloud surveillance systems are rising, driven by Verkada, with fellow California startup Rhombus, also scaling up their offerings. Rhombus, while less well known than Verkada, offers much lower pricing and more VMS features. However,...

By Sean Patton - 5 months ago

Hanwha Wisenet 7 Cameras Tested

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Hanwha has released their next generation Wisenet 7 cameras claiming "exceptional" resolution, "extreme" WDR, and advanced noise reduction. But how does this new series perform compared to their past generation models and competitors? We...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 6 months ago

Hikvision AcuSense G2 Camera Test

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Hikvision has released their next generation of AcuSense analytic cameras claiming "events such as rain drops, animals, or the movement of foliage, for example, will be drastically disregarded." We bought and tested the Hikvision...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 6 months ago

Verkada Video Analytics Tested 2020

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In 2019, Verkada released people and face analytics but our testing then showed significant problems. A year later, how much better are they? Verkada's second-generation cameras tout "8x more powerful with an upgraded processor", we bought 2...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Sean Patton - 7 months ago

Verkada 2020 Cameras Image Quality Test

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Verkada's first-generation cameras suffered from numerous video quality problems. Now, they have released a second generation, but has it fixed these issues? We bought and tested two new Verkada models, the outdoor 4K CD61-E and indoor 5MP...

By Derek Ward - 7 months ago

Exacq "Facial Matching" Facial Recognition Tested

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Exacq is claiming "Accurate Recall of Every Noteworthy Person of Interest" with their Tyco AI powered "Facial Matching", but how well does it work in real-world scenes? We tested Exacq Facial Matching examining: How does it perform in...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 8 months ago

WDR Cheat Sheet and Camera Tracking - 30 Manufacturers

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Manufacturers are regularly cryptic about what WDR support they actually provide. They invent marketing buzzwords. They self assign dB rating that cannot meaningfully be compared across manufacturers. In IPVM's testing, the key...

By Ethan Ace and John Scanlan - 9 months ago

Taiwan Lilin NDAA Compliant Cameras Tested

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Taiwan-based manufacturer Lilin is taking direct aim at Dahua and Hikvision with their latest NDAA compliant cameras. But how well did these new models perform in our first Lilin test in a decade? We bought and tested 3 Lilin cameras, the Z2...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 9 months ago

Hanwha AI Analytics Camera Tested

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Hanwha has released their Wisenet P AI camera, adding person and vehicle classification to their analytics. But how does this new AI work in real world scenes? We bought and tested the PNV-A9081R examining: How accurate are person and...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 9 months ago

Face Detection Shootout - Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Uniview, Vivotek

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Face detection analytics are available from a number of manufactures including Dahua, Vivotek, Hikvision, Uniview, and Hanwha, but how well do they work? We tested face detection analytics across these manufacturers examining: Can faces...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 9 months ago

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...

By Zach Segal - 10 months ago

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