880 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.

Testing the iCam VMS / iPhone App

Home video surveillance systems are quickly getting a lot better and a lot cheaper. A good example of this is an application called iCam that has r...

By Benros Emata - about 10 years ago

Testing Milestone GO VMS (Free 8 Ch)

Milestone's aggressive moves targeting the smaller video surveillance systems continue. This month's release of a free 8 channel VMS, called XProte...

By Benros Emata - about 10 years ago

Testing Archerfish Solo Smart Camera / DVR / VSaas (Cernium)

Combining many video surveillance functionalities in a single device is a growing trend. The hope is providing a turn-key, 'all-in-one' solution si...

By Benros Emata - about 10 years ago

Directory of Budget / Home / SMB IP Cameras

We have completed a broad testing program of budget IP cameras for use in the home or SMB markets. This directory provides links to each test. Ful...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Testing Rogo's Managed VSaaS

Managed / hosted video offerings continue to expand with a variety of technical and business approaches. In this test, we examine Rogo's Managed V...

By Benros Emata - about 10 years ago

Testing Lorex's IP Camera (LNE1001)

Simplifying remote viewing is a key element in choosing and using IP cameras for home and small business users. Doing it the 'old fashion' way can ...

By Benros Emata - about 10 years ago

H.264 vs MJPEG - Quality and Bandwidth Tested

Encoding video optimally is critical for IP video surveillance systems. Should you choose H.264 or MJPEG? While industry momentum certainly favors ...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Testing WebcampXP Pro's VMS

For those looking for an inexpensive video management system online, WebcamXP Pro has been frequently cited for many years. At no more than $120 pe...

By Benros Emata - about 10 years ago

Testing MP USB Cameras for Video Surveillance

A frequently cited downside of megapixel cameras is their cost. Even a 'cheap' megapixel network camera is $250 or more (compare that to cheap SD c...

By Benros Emata - about 10 years ago

Testing D-Link's IP Camera (DCS-920)

D-Link is one of the most commonly selected IP cameras in the budget/home market. In this report, we test the D-Link DCS-920 [link no longer availa...

By Benros Emata - about 10 years ago

Testing Argus Surveillance VMS

In this test, we examine Argus Surveillance's VMS, an offering that provides licensing for unlimited numbers of cameras and servers for less than $...

By Benros Emata - about 10 years ago

Testing IndigoVision's VMS (Control Center and NVRs)

In this report we test IndigoVision's VMS software, Control Center [link no longer available](version 3.19), their NVR recorders and their differe...

By Benros Emata - about 10 years ago

Testing Blue Iris VMS Software

What kind of open Video Management Software can you get for $50? Not $50 per channel but $50 for an entire server? In our first report on 'entry-l...

By Benros Emata - about 10 years ago

Testing Panasonic's Remote Monitoring Network Camera (BL-C210A)

Panasonic is one of the most well known network surveillance camera providers in both the consumer and professional market.  In February 2010, we t...

By Benros Emata - over 10 years ago

Testing Cisco-Linksys IP Home Monitoring Camera (WVC80N)

How well can a $120 camera from Cisco work? Is it good (and simple enough) for your home? Does it make sense to integrate with a VMS system? In th...

By Benros Emata - over 10 years ago

Testing HD PTZ Camera (IndigoVision 11000)

Popular opinion contends that high definition (HD) will eliminate pan tilt zoom cameras (PTZs). However, what then, is the value of combining the t...

By Benros Emata - over 10 years ago

Testing Central Management System (NUUO)

Larger surveillance systems generally demand centralized or enterprise management to provide simplified access and administration of hundreds (or m...

By Benros Emata - over 10 years ago

Budget VMS Tests

This summer, we will introduce a new series testing and comparing the performance of budget video management software. Our goal is to analyze and i...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Testing IndigoVision's HD Fixed Camera (IV11600)

In this test, we examine IndigoVision's HD Fixed Camera [link no longer available] integrated with IndigoVision's Compact NVR. The camera offers 72...

By Benros Emata - over 10 years ago

Testing Video Analytic Alerting (Agent Vi System)

Video analytic debates often center around edge vs core and which is 'best'. By contrast, Agent Vi offers a 'hybrid' solution where part of the ana...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Testing IP Thermal Camera (Axis Q1910)

In the last 6 months, interest in IP based thermal cameras have increased with Axis, FLIR and Pelco announcing relatively low cost product offering...

By Benros Emata - over 10 years ago

Testing The iPad and iPhone for Video Surveillance

The iPhone and iPad are certainly hot, capturing popular interest around the globe. The question, for us, is: What value do these devices have for ...

By Benros Emata - over 10 years ago

Testing Decentralized / Edge Recording (Mobotix / MxControlCenter)

What if you could eliminate your VMS servers and get your video management software for free? That's the value proposition behind Mobotix's IP vide...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Testing Panoramic / 360 Cameras (Mobotix Q24)

Panoramic / 360 cameras are a growing trend within video surveillance. Megapixel resolution enables cameras to cover wider field of views. 360 came...

By Benros Emata - over 10 years ago

Mobotix Camera Configuration Tested

We find Mobotix camera's configuration to be significantly different from almost any other IP camera we have tested. The sheer number of options we...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

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