927 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.

Flock Safety LPR Tested

LPR startup Flock has raised over $80 million, claiming their license plate readers "stop crime", but how well do they work in the real...

By Derek Ward - 4 months ago

Dahua Emotion Recognition Analytics Tested

The advance of AI promises more sophisticated recognition. For example, Dahua markets the ability to distinguish between angry, calm, confused,...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

Brivo Tested

Brivo is a veteran cloud access control provider who recently released its first combo reader / door controller. We bought and tested Brivo's...

By Brian Rhodes and John Scanlan - 5 months ago

Wyze Cam v3 Tested Versus v2, Axis, And Hikvision

Wyze has released the Wyze Cam v3 claiming "Brighter, Bolder, and Better than ever", claiming a starlight sensor, improved night vision, and...

By Derek Ward - 5 months ago

Gender Video Analytics Shootout

Using video analytics for gender identification is expanding but how well does it really work? And what personal features are gender analytics...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

Halo Smart Vape Detector 2.0 Tested

IPVideo Corp has updated their Halo Smart Vape Detector to 2.0, claiming enhancements like anti-masking vape detection, spoken keyword detection,...

By Derek Ward - 5 months ago

Verkada SV11 Environmental Sensor Tested

Verkada's SV11 environmental sensor claims to offer "new insights driven by real-time data", including vape detection, noise, air quality,...

By Sean Patton and Derek Ward - 5 months ago

Rhombus Cameras, Analytics And Environmental Sensor Tested

Closed cloud surveillance systems are rising, driven by Verkada, with fellow California startup Rhombus, also scaling up their...

By Sean Patton - 5 months ago

Hanwha Wisenet 7 Cameras Tested

Hanwha has released their next generation Wisenet 7 cameras claiming "exceptional" resolution, "extreme" WDR, and advanced noise reduction. But how...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 6 months ago

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",...

By Derek Ward - 6 months 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...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 6 months 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 - 6 months 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....

By Derek Ward - 6 months 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...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 6 months 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 - 7 months 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...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 7 months 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 - 7 months 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...

By Brian Rhodes and John Scanlan - 7 months 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...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 7 months 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 - 7 months 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...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Sean Patton - 7 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...

By Derek Ward - 7 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...

By Derek Ward - 7 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...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 8 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...

By Derek Ward - 8 months ago

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