909 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.

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 they? ...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Sean Patton - 4 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 the...

By Derek Ward - 4 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 bargain....

By Derek Ward - 4 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 camera...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 4 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 re...

By Derek Ward - 4 months ago

Milestone XProtect on AWS Tested

Milestone finally launched multiple cloud solutions in 2020, taking a different approach, partnering with Amazon. XProtect is now offered on A...

By Sean Patton - 4 months ago

Avigilon Elevated Temperature Detection Camera Tested

Avigilon has entered the temperature screening market with the release of their H4 Thermal Elevated Temperature Detection Camera. But how does it c...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 4 months ago

Hanwha 8K / 33MP Camera Tested

Hanwha Techwin has released an 8K / 33MP resolution camera, the TNB-9000 with Hanwha claiming the "TNB-9000 represents the highest performing, high...

By Ethan Ace and Derek Ward - 4 months ago

Verkada Access Control Tested

Verkada raised $80 million earlier in 2020, expanding from video into access control. They are fast-growing in video but how will they do in access...

By Brian Rhodes - 5 months ago

Beware Rigged China Fever Cameras

Many China fever camera manufacturers have rigged algorithms dynamically adjusting temperatures to more 'normal' results, IPVM has concluded from 6...

By Ethan Ace and John Honovich - 5 months ago

Exacq "Facial Matching" Facial Recognition Tested

Exacq is claiming "Accurate Recall of Every Noteworthy Person of Interest" with their Tyco AI powered "Facial Matching", but how well does it work ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

K3 Pro Wall Mounted IR Gun Tested

The original K3 model was lacking in features that the K7 model had and was the superior choice of the two. Now, there is a K3 "Pro" model from Tes...

By Derek Ward - 5 months ago

Avigilon Social Distancing Analytics Tested

Avigilon released its social distancing analytics in response to the coronavirus pandemic, promising to "ensure the health and safety of your staff...

By Sean Patton - 5 months ago

Don't Be Fooled By Hot Water Bottle Fever Camera Demos

Fever camera salesmen like to fool buyers (and themselves) with hot water bottle demos. It deceives and detracts from the real flaw - these systems...

By Ethan Ace and John Honovich - 5 months ago

Herta Facial Recognition Plus Masks Tested

Masks increase face recognition errors, but facial recognition developer Herta is claiming their algorithm gives priority to the upper part of the ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

Aratek "Fever Detection" Terminal Tested

Temperature tablets have performed badly in IPVM tests but our newest test of the Aratek BA8200-T is, so far, the worst. We tested the Aratek ...

By Derek Ward - 5 months ago

Taiwan Lilin NDAA Compliant Cameras Tested

Taiwan-based manufacturer Lilin is taking direct aim at Dahua and Hikvision with their latest NDAA compliant cameras. But how well did these new mo...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - 6 months ago

Hanwha AI Analytics Camera Tested

Hanwha has released their Wisenet P AI camera, adding person and vehicle classification to their analytics. But how does this new AI work in real w...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 6 months ago

Telpo China Temperature Tablets Tested

The provider for overseas companies ranging from Canon Singapore to US' PopID, Telepower Communication Co., Ltd (Telpo), is offering a line of 10+ ...

By Isabella Cheng and Derek Ward - 6 months ago

Face Detection Shootout - Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Uniview, Vivotek

Face detection analytics are available from a number of manufactures including Dahua, Vivotek, Hikvision, Uniview, and Hanwha, but how well do they...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 6 months ago

Face Shields Impact On Temperature Measurement And Mask Detection

First, the use of face masks, and now, plastic face shields are rising amongst the public. While face shields aim to protect people from coronaviru...

By Ethan Ace and Derek Ward - 6 months ago

TVT Temperature Measurement Terminal Tested

While Dahua and Hikvision get the most attention for China temp products, their domestic competitors such as Shenzhen TVT are rolling out offerings...

By Derek Ward - 6 months ago

Axis License Plate Verifier Tested

Axis has historically left license plate verification to their partners, but this changed with the release of License Plate Verifier, an Axis camer...

By Derek Ward - 6 months ago

Injes Tiny Temperature Terminal Tested

While temperature terminals have trended bigger, the Injes DFace801 is relatively tiny. Does a low-profile, small device work better, as they say, ...

By Derek Ward - 6 months ago

Uniview Deep Learning Camera Tested

Uniview's intrusion analytics have performed poorly in our shootouts. Now, they have released their Prime Series Deep Learning cameras, with an "en...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 7 months ago

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