895 Tests

IPVM delivers the world's most comprehensive security and video surveillance tests, featuring video screencasts, quality comparisons, and break downs of strengths and weaknesses.

Certify "The #1 Fever Detection Solution" Tested

"Certify" claims to be "The #1 Fever Detection & Thermal Scanning Solution in the Marketplace" and "found in more than 75% of NFL stadiums", bu...

By Derek Ward - 6 days ago

Neurala Brain Builder Tested (Train Your Own Analytics)

Do you want to train your analytics? For example, to detect a certain type of fish, tool, bird, buggy, etc.? While most analytics are pre-trained f...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 7 days ago

HID Signo Access Control Readers Tested

HID is touting its new Signo series as "the signature line of access control readers from HID Global" but how well do they work? We bought and...

By Brian Rhodes - 13 days ago

Improved Uniview Wrist Temperature Reader Tested

IPVM found major problems with Uniview's original wrist temperature reader, specifically allowing bad reads at various distances from the device. N...

By Derek Ward - 19 days ago

Avigilon Presence Detector Tested

Avigilon claims their Presence Detector offers high accuracy person detection, "even if the object is hidden or obstructed by objects such as blank...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 20 days ago

Hikvision AcuSense G2 Camera Test

Hikvision has released their next generation of AcuSense analytic cameras claiming "events such as rain drops, animals, or the movement of foliage,...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 26 days ago

Security And Safety Things (S&ST) Tested

S&ST, a Bosch spinout, is spending tens of millions of dollars aiming to become the app store for the security industry, but how well does it w...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 month ago

Honeywell 30 Series and Vivotek NVRs Tested

The NDAA ban has driven many users to look for low-cost NVRs not made by Dahua or Hikvision and not including Huawei Hisilicon. Now, Honeywell has...

By Derek Ward - about 1 month ago

Ubiquiti Access Control Tested

Ubiquiti has become one of the most widely used wireless and switch providers for physical security systems. Now it has entered electronic access c...

By Brian Rhodes and John Scanlan - about 1 month ago

Avigilon UMD / UAD Tested

Avigilon's Unusual Activity Detection and Unusual Motion Detection claim to "uncover events that may go unnoticed", but how does this claim stand u...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 month ago

Meridian & Goodview (BEMS Relabeller) Temperature Screening Tested

A lot of temperature tablets look exactly alike and that is because they use the same software, as new IPVM test results found. IPVM purchased...

By Derek Ward - about 1 month ago

Verkada Video Analytics Tested 2020

In 2019, Verkada released people and face analytics but our testing then showed significant problems. A year later, how much better are they? ...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Sean Patton - about 2 months ago

Verkada 2020 Cameras Image Quality Test

Verkada's first-generation cameras suffered from numerous video quality problems. Now, they have released a second generation, but has it fixed the...

By Derek Ward - about 2 months ago

Temperature Tablet Shootout - Dahua, Hikvision, ZKTeco, TVT + 5 More

Temperature tablets, aka terminal or stations, have emerged as a 'low-cost (~$2,000) alternative to fever cameras, looking as a comparable bargain....

By Derek Ward - about 2 months ago

Hanwha AI Object Detection Tested

Hanwha has added detection and classification of people, cars, clothing style, masks, age, gender, glasses, hats, color and more to their AI camera...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 2 months ago

China Bems Temperature Measurement Terminal Tested

Guangzhou Bems (brand Benshi) is the manufacturer behind temperature terminals relabeled by over a dozen Western companies. But how well do they re...

By Derek Ward - 2 months ago

Milestone XProtect on AWS Tested

Milestone finally launched multiple cloud solutions in 2020, taking a different approach, partnering with Amazon. XProtect is now offered on A...

By Sean Patton - 2 months ago

Avigilon Elevated Temperature Detection Camera Tested

Avigilon has entered the temperature screening market with the release of their H4 Thermal Elevated Temperature Detection Camera. But how does it c...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 2 months ago

Hanwha 8K / 33MP Camera Tested

Hanwha Techwin has released an 8K / 33MP resolution camera, the TNB-9000 with Hanwha claiming the "TNB-9000 represents the highest performing, high...

By Ethan Ace and Derek Ward - 2 months ago

Verkada Access Control Tested

Verkada raised $80 million earlier in 2020, expanding from video into access control. They are fast-growing in video but how will they do in access...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago

Beware Rigged China Fever Cameras

Many China fever camera manufacturers have rigged algorithms dynamically adjusting temperatures to more 'normal' results, IPVM has concluded from 6...

By Ethan Ace and John Honovich - 3 months ago

Exacq "Facial Matching" Facial Recognition Tested

Exacq is claiming "Accurate Recall of Every Noteworthy Person of Interest" with their Tyco AI powered "Facial Matching", but how well does it work ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

K3 Pro Wall Mounted IR Gun Tested

The original K3 model was lacking in features that the K7 model had and was the superior choice of the two. Now, there is a K3 "Pro" model from Tes...

By Derek Ward - 3 months ago

Avigilon Social Distancing Analytics Tested

Avigilon released its social distancing analytics in response to the coronavirus pandemic, promising to "ensure the health and safety of your staff...

By Sean Patton - 3 months ago

Don't Be Fooled By Hot Water Bottle Fever Camera Demos

Fever camera salesmen like to fool buyers (and themselves) with hot water bottle demos. It deceives and detracts from the real flaw - these systems...

By Ethan Ace and John Honovich - 3 months ago

Displaying reports 1 - 25 of 895 in total