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European Startup Ajax Profile - They "Stand Against Evil"

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European intrusion detection startup Ajax Systems proclaims: How are they standing against evil? And what are the differentiators and potential roadblocks for this self-described "disruptive" company? Based on our interview with the company,...

By Dan Gelinas - over 2 years ago

Ubiquiti Protect Video Surveillance Profile

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Ubiquiti has now been in the video surveillance market for 7 years (see our first coverage back in 2011). In that time, the company's revenue has tripled from ~$350 million to more than $1 billion for the past year. Ubiquiti's growth has mainly...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Directory Of Video Doorbells

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Video doorbells are one of the fastest growing categories in video surveillance, especially among residences. The optimal placement of these cameras and their added functionality as a communication device drives their popularity in the market....

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Solar-Powered, Smart-Phone-Based Access Kit (VIZPin) Examined

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Cloud-based access control company VIZPin is releasing a solar-powered and smart phone based access control system for gates and other remote sites. The company claims it can do access at these locations, typically with no power and network...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

BluePoint Aims To Bring Life-Safety Mind-Set To Police Pull Stations

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Fire alarm pull stations are commonplace but police ones are not. A self-funded startup, BluePoint Alert Solutions is aiming to make police pull stations commonplace, changing not only the way the alarms are deployed but also the way people...

By Dan Gelinas - almost 3 years ago

Ligowave Wireless Profile - Ubiquiti Competitor

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Ubiquiti has become the most common choice for wireless in video surveillance (see Favorite Wireless Manufacturers) but not without controversy and debate, as Ubiquiti's no sales reps, no phone support model contradicts industry norms. [UPDATE...

By Sean Patton - almost 3 years ago

Assa Aperio Wireless Access Reader R100 Tested

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Wireless access control is frequently promoted by manufacturers as a way to cut installation costs. Perhaps the biggest proponent of this is mega access control manufacturer Assa Abloy. Their most recent version of their wireless access control...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 3 years ago

Backboxes for Video Surveillance Tutorial

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Backboxes are a necessity in surveillance, whether for managing cable whips, recessing cameras, adding wireless radios. But it can be confusing to know which option works for their install. In this report, we explain: When to use...

By IPVM Team - almost 3 years ago

Amazon Ring Alarm System Tested

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Amazon Ring is going to hurt traditional dealers, and especially ADT, new IPVM test results of Ring's Alarm system underscore. IPVM found that the system overall works well, easily overdelivering versus its groundbreaking low pricing. The...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 3 years ago

S2 Access Control / 'Unified Security Management' Profile

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In our 13th access control company profile, we examine S2 Security's Netbox platform: Unified Security Management Platform positioning Core feature comparison Management Software Review Controller Hardware Support Netbox Video...

By Brian Rhodes - about 3 years ago

IP Network Hardware for Surveillance Guide

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Video surveillance systems depend on IP networking equipment. In this guide, we explain the key pieces of equipment and features, explaining where and why they are typically used. The topics covered include: Fast / Gigabit / 10 Gigabit...

By IPVM Team - about 3 years ago

Favorite Access Control Manufacturers 2018

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150+ Integrators told IPVM "What is your favorite access control management software/system? Why? Unlike the 2016 access favorites where a group of favored manufacturers was close, in 2018, a single manufacturer pulled ahead to be the clear...

By Brian Rhodes - about 3 years ago

ISC West 2018 Access Control Rundown

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For ISC West 2018, what is new and interesting in access control?  This rundown will bring you up to speed on the exhibitors, what they are releasing, and give you an idea of what is new. Notable Trends In terms of marketwide trends, three...

By Brian Rhodes - about 3 years ago

70+ New Products Directory Spring 2018

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We have compiled a list of new products for Spring 2018 in the categories: Video Surveillance Access Control Fire and Intrusion Other (Wiring, Audio units, Networking Products, etc) One notable trend so far in the year is the low number...

By IPVM Team - about 3 years ago

Wireless Networking For Video Surveillance Guide

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Wireless networking is a niche in video surveillance applications, but it can be a difficult one to understand with proper wireless design, equipment selection, interference, and other factors impacting it usage. In this guide, we break down...

By IPVM Team - about 3 years ago

Cellular (4G / LTE / 5G) For Video Surveillance Guide

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In this report, we explain using cellular for video surveillance including: 4G vs LTE vs 5G 4G standards 5G future Advantage: Placing cameras "anywhere" Advantage: Quick deployment Disadvantage: Recurring costs Disadvantage: Bandwidth...

By IPVM Team - over 3 years ago

Aruba Networks Profile

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Aruba Networks' presence in the video surveillance market has historically been limited. With a company focus on Wi-Fi first and switching practically an afterthought, security integrators would have little reason to take a second look at  their...

By Sean Patton - over 3 years ago

Simplisafe 'All New' Generation 3 Tested

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Feared by the traditional alarm industry, Simplisafe has launched its 'all new' Generation 3 platform that they declare is "Stronger. Faster. Safer.": doubling-down on SimpliSafe’s core mission from day one: to make the best home protection...

By Brian Rhodes - over 3 years ago

Arlo, Bigger Than Avigilon, More Valuable Than Axis

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Arlo, the wireless IP camera offering that Netgear bought ~5 years ago for a few tens of millions is now doing more revenue than Avigilon and likely will get a higher market valuation than Axis' $3+ billion USD. Sounds crazy to those in the...

By John Honovich - over 3 years ago

Axis Launches Z-Wave IP Camera

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Z-Wave is big in home automation but not in video surveillance. Now, Axis is announcing their first camera with Z-Wave built in, the M5065, a "palm-sized" PTZ which may be integrated with four wireless devices to trigger events and control...

By Ethan Ace - over 3 years ago

"First Of Its Kind" Stove Knob Alarm Sensor (2GIG)

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At CES 2018, 2Gig/Nortek announced the Stove & Grill Guard, a "first of its kind" sensor in the security industry, allowing users to be notified if burners have been left on accidentally.  In this note, we share our feedback from talking to...

By Ethan Ace - over 3 years ago

CES 2018 Show Final Report

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This is IPVM's final edition of our 2018 CES show report. Below are already numerous images and commentary, with more coming tomorrow. CES is far far bigger than even big security shows like ISC West (the CES show floor covers 2,500,000 square...

By IPVM Team - over 3 years ago

The Interceptor Aims To Fix Vulnerability In Millions of Alarm Systems

Security executive Jeffery Zwirn claims a 'catastrophic' flaw exists in 'millions of alarm systems', and dealers could be liable if not fixed. His product, The Interceptor prevents a thief or building fire from locking up an alarm panel to prevent...

By Brian Rhodes - over 3 years ago

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