969 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.

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 - 3 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 - 3 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

Minimum Illumination (Lux) Tested - Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Vivotek

In video surveillance, manufacturers often specify cameras' minimum illumination at extremely low levels (e.g., 0.01 or 0.004 or even 0.0005), near...

By Ilya Ignatenko - 3 months ago

OpenEye VMS / VSaaS Test

Since we last tested OpenEye in 2018, the company was acquired by publicly-traded Alarm.com. How has Alarm.com helped and how much better, or not,...

By Sean Patton - 3 months ago

Uniview "ColorHunter" White Light Cameras Tested

Uniview claims their NDAA-compliant ColorHunter cameras "guarantee video with colorful details when you need them", with white light illumination,...

By Derek Ward - 3 months ago

ISS SecurOS Facial Recognition Tested

ISS claims their SecurOS FaceX facial recognition provides "extraordinary recognition accuracy", but how does it work in the real world? We...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

ISS SecurOS Person, Vehicle, And Animal Tracking Analytics Test

ISS offers animal detection in addition to the more commonplace person and vehicle detection in their SecurOS Tracking Kit analytics. But how well...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 4 months ago

Axis License Plate Verifier Tested 2021

Axis has added US support, faster speed recognition, and overhauled the UI since we first tested License Plate Verifier in 2020. But how well do...

By Derek Ward - 4 months ago

ISS SecurOS Auto LPR And Car Make/Model Recognition Tested

ISS' SecurOS Auto LPR includes vehicle make and model detection, a rare feature in competitive analytics, but how accurate is it in real world...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 4 months ago

Color Low Light Mega Shootout 2021

Low light performance is key in surveillance, but which cameras are best and worst? To find out, we shot out 24 cameras from 11 manufacturers,...

By Derek Ward - 4 months ago

Axis Deep Learning Radar Tested (D2110-VE)

Axis has released their second generation network radar, the D2110-VE, with deep-learning classification of vehicles and people. But how does it...

By Ilya Ignatenko and Rob Kilpatrick - 4 months ago

Briefcam 6.0 Tested

Briefcam has released version 6.0, including an overhaul of their facial recognition which claims significant performance improvements, along with...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

White Light Vs. Super Low Light Camera Shootout - Axis, Bosch, Hanwha, Hikvision, Tiandy, UNV

White light cameras continue to grow, especially in low-cost models. But how do these new entrants perform against super low light models without...

By Derek Ward - 5 months ago

Qumulex VSaaS Unified Video and Access Tested

Qumulex launched with significant industry interest due to its founders previously founding Exacq, then selling Exacq to Tyco. Now nearly 3 years...

By Sean Patton - 5 months ago

Axxon Behavior Analytics And Facial Recognition Tested

Axxon's Behavior Analytics claim to "Recognize potentially dangerous situations by detecting specific human postures" and their facial recognition...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

White Light Camera Shootout - Dahua, Hikvision, Tiandy, Uniview

The white light camera segment continues to grow, with new entrants from Dahua, Tiandy, and Uniview, and new generations of Hikvision's...

By Derek Ward - 5 months ago

SAFR Facial Recognition Inside Axis Camera Tested

RealNetworks' SAFR entered the security market giving away their analytics to schools for free. But how does their face rec compare to...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 6 months ago

ADI Secretly Relabels Dahua

ADI has started to secretly relabel Dahua with Huawei chips inside, IPVM has verified. Watch the 90-second video below to learn more:

By John Honovich, Gurami Jamaspishvili, and Derek Ward - 6 months ago

Axis "Motion Adaptive Exposure" Tested

Axis claims their Motion Adaptive Exposure provides "excellent image quality in high-motion scenes" by automatically adjusting for fast-moving...

By Derek Ward - 6 months ago

Amazon Ring Access Controller Pro Problems Tested

Amazon is seemingly expanding everywhere and this includes electronic access control, with its Ring Access Controller Pro that 'enables smart...

By Brian Rhodes - 6 months ago

Quanergy AI LIDAR Tested

Quanergy has raised over $130M USD and is a well-known LIDAR provider. Now, they are moving into surveillance with AI LIDAR. But how well does it...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 6 months ago

Kantech EntraPass Tested

Advanced feature access control systems are typically restricted to dealers only. However, Tyco Kantech EntraPass access management system touts...

By Brian Rhodes - 6 months ago

Hack Your Access Control With This $30 HID 125kHz Card Copier

Many access control systems that allow 125kHz cards can be easily hacked by a cheap $30 card copier. We overview this risk in the video...

By Brian Rhodes - 7 months ago

Fever Inspect Tested

US Startup Fever Inspect has released a Made-in-the-USA device with atypical integrated blackbodies, eliminating the need for a separate blackbody...

By Derek Ward - 7 months ago

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