966 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.

Skydio 2 Drone Tested

Drones have been a "next big thing" in surveillance for many years, but how well do they actually work? In IPVM's first drone test, we bought...

By Ethan Ace - 3 days ago

Hi Sharp NDAA IP Cameras Tested

Taiwan manufacturer Hi Sharp has recently begun aggressively marketing their NDAA-compliant cameras, but how did they perform? IPVM bought and...

By Derek Ward - 5 days ago

Eagle Eye Cloud VMS and Camera Test 2021

Three years ago we tested Eagle Eye Cloud VMS/VSaaS and found many fundamental features missing and UX limitations. Since then the company's...

By Ilya Ignatenko and Sean Patton - 13 days ago

Turing Video Smart Series IP Cameras and NVR Tested

Turing Video has made aggressive moves in 2021, hiring 30+ Hikvision USA employees and an ex-Honeywell president, and is now distributed by ADI,...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 17 days ago

Meraki MV2 IP Camera Test

Meraki has released their MV2 Indoor Flex wireless camera, with an atypical form factor more like a Nest Cam than typical commercial...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 19 days ago

Cat 6 Network Cable Shootout - Belden, Berk-Tek, Commscope, Panduit, Superior Essex, Windy City Wire, More

How much of a difference is there between dirt cheap generic cables found online and the bigger, better-known brands claiming increased performance...

By John Scanlan - 20 days ago

IDIS DirectIP End-to-End NDAA NVR Tested

IDIS claims their end-to-end DirectIP platform "seamlessly connects IP cameras, NVRs, and network devices to deliver rich functionality, while...

By Derek Ward - 24 days ago

Ubiquiti Smart Flood Light Tested

White light illumination is a growing trend, but usually illuminators are built into IP cameras (see our shootout). Now, Ubiquiti has released a...

By Ilya Ignatenko - 30 days ago

Bosch IVA/EVA Video Analytics Tested

Bosch has released the latest versions of their IVA/EVA analytics, with an overhauled calibration process and claimed accuracy improvements. But...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 month ago

IDIS NDAA Cameras Tested

Korea's IDIS has struggled to gain traction in North America, despite big tradeshow booths and international expansion plans. But now, with users...

By Derek Ward - about 1 month ago

Ubiquiti G4 IP Cameras Tested

Ubiquiti is expanding its camera line with its G4 series but how do they compare to surveillance incumbents like Axis and Hikvision? To find...

By Ilya Ignatenko - about 1 month ago

Digital Watchdog (DW) MEGApix NDAA Cameras Tested

Digital Watchdog is growing as an alternative to Hikua, with US integrator favorability up, but how do their cameras compare? IPVM bought and...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - about 1 month ago

3xLogic VISIX Gen III NDAA Cameras Tested

3xLogic dropped Hikvision for their NDAA-compliant VISIX Gen III camera line, but how do they perform? IPVM bought and tested the 3xLogic 5MP...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - about 1 month ago

Ubiquiti UniFi Protect VMS/Analytics Tested

Ubiquiti offers its own low-cost NDAA compliant UniFi Protect VMS as well as people and vehicle analytics from its G4 cameras. How well do they...

By Ilya Ignatenko and Sean Patton - about 2 months ago

Wasabi Cloud Storage for VMSes Tested

Wasabi, a cloud storage provider touting flat rate pay-as-you-go storage, has raised $244 million, including $137 million in 2021, and is marketing...

By Sean Patton - about 2 months ago

Hanwha Wisenet Q NDAA IP Cameras Tested

Hanwha's NDAA-compliant Wisenet Q series is one of integrators' most commonly selected alternatives to Hikvision and Dahua. But how does it...

By Ilya Ignatenko - about 2 months ago

Paige Not A "GameChanger" Cable Tested

Paige claims its cable is literally a GameChanger for running Ethernet more than the standard 100 meters, even up to up to 856' / 260...

By John Scanlan - about 2 months ago

Bosch Flexidome 3000i NDAA IP Camera Test

Bosch dropped Dahua for its NDAA-compliant 3000i line, but how well do these new models compete against Hikua? We bought and tested the Bosch...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 2 months ago

Illustra Essentials Gen4 NDAA IP Cameras Tested

Tyco has dropped Dahua for its new Essentials Gen4 NDAA-Compliant cameras but how well do these new cameras compete against Hikua? We bought...

By Ilya Ignatenko - about 2 months ago

Pelco Low Cost NDAA-Compliant Sarix Value Series Tested

Pelco touts their NDAA-compliant Sarix Value Series as an "affordable, compact, and versatile security solution" that helps customers "meet...

By Derek Ward - 2 months ago

Acoem Gunshot / Threat Detection Problems Tested

Acoem's Acoutstic Threat Detection claims to "protect public spaces with its ability to detect gunshots" and "when a gunshot is heard, our cutting...

By Zach Segal and Derek Ward - 2 months ago

IronYun AI Vaidio v5 Tested

IronYun has released their newest analytics, Vaidio v5, claiming improved accuracy and increased performance since our 2020 test, now including...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 2 months ago

Vivotek Low-Cost NDAA Compliant C Series Cameras Tested

Vivotek's NDAA-compliant C Series competes against Dahua and Hikvision but which is better? To find out, we bought and tested the Vivotek...

By Derek Ward - 2 months ago

Hanwha Low Cost NDAA-Compliant Cameras Tested (L Series)

Hanwha's NDAA-compliant L Series competes against Dahua and Hikvision but how do they really compare? We bought and tested Hanwha's lowest...

By Derek Ward - 2 months ago

Ubiquiti $29 G3 Instant Camera Tested

Ubiquiti's $29 UniFi Protect G3 Instant is NDAA compliant and one of the lowest cost cameras in the industry, but how does it really...

By Ilya Ignatenko - 3 months ago

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