791 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.

Camect "Worlds Smartest Camera Hub" Tested

Camect is a Silicon Valley startup that claims the "Smartest AI Object Detection On The Market", detecting not only people and vehicles, but specif...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 23 hours ago

Pelco Sarix Pro3 Camera Tested

Pelco has released their Sarix Professional Series 3 cameras, claiming "more security detail in challenging scenes with excellent low light and wid...

By Derek Ward - 3 days ago

Axis HD Analog Encoder Tested

Two years after declaring "Everything is IP", Axis has released their first HD analog encoder, the P7304, with support for AHD, CVI, TVI, and SD ca...

By Ethan Ace - 8 days ago

Network Optix NxWitness 4.0 Tested

Network Optix released Nx Witness 4.0, proclaiming new features like a deep learning analytics metadata SDK, increased H.265 support, and UX improv...

By Sean Patton - 9 days ago

HID Fingerprint Reader Tested

HID has released their first access reader to use Lumidigm optical sensors, that touts it 'works with anyone, anytime, anywhere'. We bought and te...

By Brian Rhodes - 10 days ago

Avigilon H5A Analytic Cameras Tested

Avigilon has released its H5A analytic cameras, claiming to "detect more objects with greater accuracy even in crowded scenes." We tested the 10...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 12 days ago

Vivotek 4K S-Series Camera Tested

Vivotek's highest-end S-series camera claims "Supreme Night Visibility", "Smart IR II", "Smart Stream II", "WDR Pro for unparalleled visibility in ...

By Derek Ward - 19 days ago

Consumer IP Camera Analytics Shootout - Arlo, Google / Nest, Amazon / Ring, Hikvision / Ezviz, Wyze Cam, Yi Home

AI analytics are hitting the mainstream in the consumer camera market, with entrants Wyze and Yi Home releasing free people detection on their supe...

By Ethan Ace - 23 days ago

Lasers Impact on Surveillance Cameras Tested

Hong Kong protests have brought global attention to video surveillance and the ongoing attempts of protesters to disable or undermine those cameras...

By Derek Ward - 24 days ago

Hikvision Acusense Analytics Tested

Hikvision touts "The Magic Behind It All" in their new Acusense line are 'deep learning algorithms' inside these cameras and recorders. But how wel...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 26 days ago

Axis Perimeter Defender Improves, Yet Worse Than Dahua and Wyze

While Axis Perimeter Defender analytics improved from our 2018 testing, the market has improved much faster, with much less expensive offerings fro...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 30 days ago

Uniview Prime Series 4K Camera Tested

Is the new Uniview 'Prime' better than the more expensive existing Uniview 'Pro'? In August, IPVM tested Uniview 4K 'Pro' but members advocated fo...

By Derek Ward - about 1 month ago

Vivotek "Neural Network-Powered Detection Engine" Analytics Tested

Vivotek has released "a neural network-powered detection engine", named Smart Motion Detection, claiming that "swaying vegetation, vehicles passing...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 month ago

Panasonic 4K Camera Tested (WV-S2570L)

Panasonic has released their latest generation 4K dome, the WV-S2570L, claiming "Extreme image quality allows evidence to be captured even under ch...

By Derek Ward - about 1 month ago

Commend ID5 Intercom Tested

Commend touts the new ID5 intercom as 'timelessly elegant' and the slim body, glass front touchscreen indeed looks better than common, but ugly, in...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

Yi Home Camera 3 AI Analytics Tested

Yi Technology is claiming "new AI features" in its $50 Home Camera 3 "eliminates 'false positives' caused by flying insects, small pets, or light c...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 month ago

Genetec Stratocast VSaaS Tested

The VSaaS market is rapidly expanding in 2019, with Verkada, Meraki, Eagle Eye, Avigilon and numerous startups growing their market share. When we ...

By Sean Patton - about 1 month ago

WDR Camera Mega Shootout 2019 - Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Panasonic, Vivotek

This is the biggest WDR Shootout ever, with 23 cameras from 8 manufacturers: We included true multi-exposure WDR and non-WDR models, ranging fro...

By Ethan Ace and Derek Ward - about 1 month ago

Uniview Pro 4K Camera Tested (IPC3238ER3-DVZ)

In our 8MP / 4K Fixed Lens Camera Shootout, Uniview's low end 8MP was firmly in the middle of the pack. Does their higher end Pro Series 4K camera...

By Derek Ward - about 2 months ago

Wyze Image Quality Tested vs Axis, Hikvision And Nest

With Wyze's new AI feature, it is strong at analytics, but how good is the camera's image quality? Is it just as good as incumbents like Axis, Hikv...

By Ethan Ace - about 2 months ago

Anyvision Facial Recognition Tested

Anyvision is aiming for $1 billion in revenue by 2022, backed by $74 million in funding. But does their performance live up to the hype they have ...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - about 2 months ago

Dahua 4K Camera Shootout

Dahua's new Pro Series 4K N85CL5Z claims to "deliver superior images in all lighting and environmental conditions", but how does this compare to th...

By Derek Ward - about 2 months ago

ZK Teco Atlas Access Control Tested

Who needs access specialists? China-based ZKTeco claims its newest access panel 'makes it very easy for anyone to learn and install access control...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 months ago

Verkada People And Face Analytics Tested

This week, Verkada released "People Analytics", including face analytics that they describe is a "game-changing feature" that "pushes the boundarie...

By Ethan Ace, Rob Kilpatrick, and Sean Patton - 2 months ago

Axis 4K Camera Shootout 2019

Axis' 4K Q3518-LVE claims the "best video quality possible", with Lightfinder super low light performance, Axis' high end Forensic WDR, and Optimiz...

By Derek Ward - 2 months ago

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