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.

Bosch IVA Video Analytics And Motion+ VMD Tested

Bosch's video analytics now ship on nearly every model, from indoor domes to high-end 5MP starlight cameras.  In this test, we evaluate Bosch's In...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Hikvision PanoVu 20MP Flexible Camera Tested

Hikvision has released their first repositionable multi imager cameras with integrated IR included, atypical in competitors. We bought and tested ...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Oncam 12MP Fisheye Camera Tested

Oncam has made their name since the early 2000s as a fisheye specialist, focusing only on panoramic cameras. To see how this specialist stacks up a...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Hanwha Wisenet X Analytics and VMD Test

Continuing our updated testing of camera analytics, we tested Hanwha's Wisenet X analytics for over two weeks in multiple scenes, indoors and out, ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 2 years ago

Dahua Intrusion Analytics And VMD Tested (Poorly)

Dahua ships basic analytics on practically all their cameras, ranging from low cost to high end. To see how these analytics work in real world scen...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Dahua 12MP Fisheye Camera Tested (NK8BR4)

Continuing our coverage of 12MP sensor fisheye cameras, we bought and tested the Dahua NK8BR4, examining: Default vs. Optimized settings Smar...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Genetec Clearance Face Detection / Redaction Test

Privacy regulations such as GDPR (EU Public Privacy), HIPAA (US Medical Privacy), and FERPA (US Student Privacy) are driving video surveillance man...

By Sean Patton - over 2 years ago

Axis 12MP Stereographic Camera Tested (M3058-LVE)

Axis has released the M3058-PLVE, a 12MP sensor, stereographic panoramic camera and Axis' first with integrated IR claiming images "sharp to the ed...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Vivotek 12MP Fisheye Camera Tested (FE9391-EV)

Next in our 12MP fisheye camera evaluation, we bought and tested Vivotek's latest generation FE9391-EV, a new model claiming improved smart IR feat...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 2 years ago

Hikvision VMD And Intrusion Analytics Tested

VMD worked poorly on Hikvision cameras, new IPVM testing found. However, Hikvision ships analytics on practically every IP camera, with intrusion ...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Avigilon 12MP Fisheye Camera Tested

12MP fisheye cameras have become mainstream, with nearly every major manufacturer offering their take on this segment. To see how these new higher ...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Hikvision DarkfighterX Vs Darkfighter PTZ Tested

Hikvision has focused on improving low-light performance for PTZs, an area that has traditionally been a problem, even more so than fixed cameras, ...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Axis VMD4 Analytics Tested

Axis is now on its 4th generation of video motion detection (VMD), which Axis calls "a free video analytics application." In this generation, Axis ...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Dahua 4K Micro 4/3 Camera Tested (IPC-HF8835F)

Dahua is going big. Their new 4K HF8835F Micro Four Thirds sensor is one of the largest now on the market. Dahua is claming: Starlight Technolo...

By John Scanlan - over 2 years ago

Owl Car Cam Tested - Disappoints

With $18 million in VC funding, and led by the former product lead for the iPod and the VP of Engineering of Dropcam, Andrew Hodge [link no longer ...

By John Scanlan - over 2 years ago

Hikvision LPR Camera Tested

Hikvision has expanded into the LPR market, claiming up to 99% capture rates, 95% recognition rates at speeds up to 75mph / 120kmh. We bought and...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

Axis Z-Wave IP Camera Tested Poorly

Z-Wave is drawing notable interest for video surveillance use. In IPVM's initial coverage, 84% expressed interest in it, with nearly half being ver...

By John Scanlan - over 2 years ago

Google Clips Camera Tested - Weak AI

The Google Clips is drawing a lot of interest, especially given its use of artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver a 'smart' camera. Indeed, Google...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 2 years ago

Jiobit Child GPS Tracker Tested

Tracking devices are a growing security market segment. Bluetooth-only ones (e.g., Tile (tested) have become increasingly used. But GPS ones remain...

By John Scanlan - over 2 years ago

ADI W-Box Dropping Hikvision, Using Sunell (Tested)

The next generation of ADI's W-Box (ADI's competition against their manufacturing partners) is here. And unlike the previous generation, which was...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 2 years ago

Next Gen 5MP / 6MP Camera Shootout - Axis vs Dahua vs Hanwha vs Hikvision

Many manufacturers have released new generation 5MP / 6MP cameras that tout super low light, WDR and other features historically typical in 1080p b...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Hikvision 6MP Camera Tested (DS-2CD4565-IZH)

In the next installment of our ongoing testing of 5MP/6MP cameras, we test the Hikvision DS-2CD4565F-IZH, a 'Smart Series' vandal dome combining hi...

By John Scanlan - over 2 years ago

Hikvision DeepInMind Tested Terribly

While Hikvision is heavily marketing deep learning and 'AI' as their next big thing, new IPVM test results of their DeepInMind NVR shows their deep...

By Ethan Ace - almost 3 years ago

Hanwha Wisenet X 5MP Camera Tested (XNV-8080R)

Wisenet X is Hanwha's high-end camera line. We tested their Wisenet X 1080p camera last year. Now Hanwha is offering 5MP cameras listing super low ...

By IPVM Team - almost 3 years ago

Simplisafe 'All New' Generation 3 Tested

Feared by the traditional alarm industry, Simplisafe has launched its 'all new' Generation 3 platform that they declare is "Stronger. Faster. Safer...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 3 years ago

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