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The Indoor 7 Camera Shootout

Indoors, surveillance cameras are used all over. Given the generally small areas monitored and their shelter from the weather, getting good surveillance video is easier than outdoors. It raises the question: Does it even matter what type of...

By Benros Emata - about 10 years ago

How to Handle Headlight Surveillance Problems

Headlights are a painful problem for video surveillance. Figuring out how to overcome headlight's glare is both a fascinating and frustrating endeavor. Unfortunately, these challenges have not received enough attention and focus. If you want to...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Testing: Bosch Dinion IP (SD and 720p)

In January 2011, Bosch announced the release of an HD camera line [link no longer available]. This was anticipated for 2 reasons: (1) Bosch became one of the last major brands to release their own HD line (previously they OEMed Arecont's MP) and...

By Benros Emata - about 10 years ago

Color Versus Day/Night Shootout

Most people prefer color over black and white but when it gets dark out, almost all surveillance experts agree that black and white video provides superior performance. To that end, professional surveillance users generally choose Day / Night...

By Antony Look - about 10 years ago

New Surveillance Products Spring 2011 Final

In this report, we provide a single source listing new video surveillance products announced in Spring 2011 and in conjunction with ISC West.For each product, where applicable, we provide a link to the manufacturer's announcement on their site and...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Ambarella's A7 SoC Examined

In this note, we examine Ambarella's new SoC, the A7 series [link no longer available], for use with IP cameras. We contrast the A7 to Ambarella's previous generation A5s [link no longer available] and Texas Instrument's most recent announcement...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

WDR Camera Shootout 2011

One of surveillance's biggest challenges is bright sunlight, especially when that sunlight shines into a building's entrance. Sunlight tends to wash out images, often making it impossible to determine the person entering. Unfortunately, capturing...

By IPVM Team - over 10 years ago

Testing: Axis P1347 5MP Camera

Up until 2 years ago, a common criticism of Axis was a relatively weak megapixel camera line. Since then, Axis has rapidly and broadly expanded their megapixel offerings. One of their most interesting and controversial approaches was their...

By Benros Emata - over 10 years ago

Testing: March CamPX Microdome 2011

In this report, we examine a new camera from March Networks that incorporates 2 new industry developments - the use of ONVIF and the incorporation of improved WDR performance.  March Networks is historically known for recorders, not cameras....

By Benros Emata - over 10 years ago

Debating Axis's IP vs Analog Cost Comparison

We disagree with Axis's claim that IP is lower cost than analog for 14 camera installations. We believe their 'study' is fundamentally flawed and biased. In this report, we critique the study and provide a tutorial on the relative cost of IP and...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Sony Fixed IP Camera Guide

Like many camera manufacturers, in the last 2 years, Sony has rapidly expanded its IP camera lineup. For instance, in our Camera Finder, we are now tracking 45 Sony IP cameras. With so many models, it starts getting difficult to discern the key...

By Antony Look - over 10 years ago

New Products Reviewed Fall 2010

In this report, we aggregate all our new products reviews for Fall 2010 announcments. Products Reviewed The following new products are reviewed. Links are provided both to the company's website and to our PRO member review. ACTi 4MP Cameras...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Examining Pixim's New WDR Seawolf Chip

Pixim released a new chipset called Seawolf [link no longer available] for IP and analog cameras. The company claims that the Seawolf chip provides a 10x improvement in low light performance, improved WDR support, and accurate color representation...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Testing Avigilon's 2MP and 5MP JPEG2000 Cameras

Avigilon is well known for its focus on High Definition video surveillance, offering a complete HD solution combining a broad range of megapixel cameras (from 1 - 16 MP) and and integrated Video Management System. In this test, we examine...

By Benros Emata - about 11 years ago

Megapixel Camera Comparison 2010

Megapixel cameras are clearly 'hot' - the fastest growing segment in the industry for multiple years now. Which should you use? What makes one megapixel camera better than another? In this groundbreaking comparison report, we provide novel...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

Testing Panasonic's Megapixel Camera (WV-NP502)

In this test, we examine's Panasonic WV-NP502 [link no longer available] megapixel camera. The camera provides a number of advanced features including wide dynamic range optimization (their Super Dynamic technology), facial detection, image...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

Challenges in Choosing Surveillance Cameras

With hundreds of manufacturers to choose from and little comparative information available, choosing the 'right' surveillance camera can be difficult. Worse yet, specifications provided by manufacturers are often unhelpful or misleading. In the...

By John Honovich - about 12 years ago

Current Level of Megapixel Availability

It's become clear that 1.3 MP, H.264, 10 - 12 fps cameras are now everywhere. At SecuTech, basically every camera manufacturer, even the laggards had such cameras available. Also, 2MP, H.264 cameras are destined to be widely available in 6 months...

By John Honovich - about 12 years ago

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