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.

Avigilon Appearance Search 7.12 Tested

IPVM tested Avigilon Appearance Alerts Version 7.4 in December 2019, noting it lacked key features included in competitors Anyvision and Briefcam....

By Rob Kilpatrick - 7 months ago

Kantech KT-1 PoE+ Controller Test

Tyco-owned Kantech is commonly cited as an integrator favorite access offering, ranking higher than sister access offering Software House. The...

By Brian Rhodes - 7 months ago

IP Camera People Counting Shootout - Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision

People counting has become more common in IP cameras, with many manufacturers now offering it. But how well does it work? We tested people...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 7 months ago

Bosch MIC Inteox 7100i Cameras Tested

Bosch has released their first Azena (formerly S&ST)-enabled camera, the MIC Inteox 7100i, calling it "The first fully open camera...

By Derek Ward - 8 months ago

Camera Analytics Shootout 2021 - Ava, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Lilin, Meraki, Mobotix, Rhombus, Uniview, Verkada and Vivotek

AI is improving analytics, but which cameras are the best and worst? In this report, we compare and contrast 30 different camera analytics from...

By Ethan Ace, Rob Kilpatrick, and Sean Patton - 8 months ago

Feenics Hosted Access Control Tested

Hosted access control has gained significantly in the past 5 years since IPVM first tested Feenics. How much has Feenics improved and how well do...

By Brian Rhodes - 8 months ago

Dahua Seatbelt And Phone Analytics Tested

Detecting people not wearing seatbelts or talking on the phone are 2 areas that have been marketed as being advanced uses of video analytics. Now,...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 8 months ago

Axis 20MP Multi Imager Tested (Q6100-E)

Axis' new generation 360° multi-imager Q6010-E claims "total situational awareness" with 20MP resolution, directional audio analytics, and...

By Derek Ward - 8 months ago

Provision-ISR IP Cameras Tested

Provision-ISR bills itself as an Israeli alternative and positions its new 'case designs' as a differentiating feature. But how good is it and is...

By Derek Ward - 9 months ago

AVA VMS And Video Analytics Tested

VSaaS startup Ava says they offer "simpler video security and powerful intelligence for everyone", but how well does the platform work? We...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Sean Patton - 9 months ago

Avigilon 61MP H5 Pro Camera Tested

Avigilon's 61MP H5 Pro camera more than doubles their previous highest resolution camera. But how does this super high resolution model perform in...

By Derek Ward - 9 months ago

Axis AI-Based Object Analytics Tested

Axis has finally released deep learning analytics in their Q1615 Mk III with Axis Object Analytics, but does it live up to their claims of "smarter...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 9 months ago

Meraki Object Detection Analytics Tested

Cisco Meraki's cloud analytics performed poorly in our 2019 testing. But now, they are claiming increased accuracy through machine...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 9 months ago

Ava Cameras Tested

Ava has released their new direct-to-cloud IP cameras competing with Verkada in the growing cloud connected camera space. But how well do these new...

By Derek Ward - 9 months ago

Tyco Cloudvue VMS and Cameras Tested

Cloudvue is touting "Never Buy Another New Camera", offering hardware along with their cloud VMS for one annual subscription. We tested...

By Sean Patton and Derek Ward - 10 months ago

Hikvision Motion Detection 2.0 Tested

Hikvision has released Motion Detection 2.0 claiming it "supports detection of real security threats faster", embedding their AcuSense technology...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 10 months ago

Verkada Access Reader Tested (AD31)

Verkada is expanding into access control. We tested Verkada's controller and system software a few months ago. Now, Verkada has its first reader...

By Brian Rhodes - 10 months ago

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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 11 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 - 11 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 - 11 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 - 11 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 - 11 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 - 11 months ago

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