860 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.

Hikvision 4K Camera Shootout

With their latest Smart Series 5 cameras, Hikvision is claiming cameras "fully loaded" with "state-of-the-art technology for high performance and e...

By Ethan Ace - 11 months ago

Dahua Wiretapping Vulnerability

IPVM has validated, with testing, and from Dahua, that many Dahua cameras have a wiretapping vulnerability. Even if the camera's audio has been dis...

By John Honovich and John Scanlan - 11 months ago

Hanwha 4K Wisenet P Camera Tested

Hanwha claims "premium performance" and to "deliver the best in high resolution performance and efficiency" with their Wisenet P series 4K models, ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 12 months ago

Bosch Starlight 8000i Cameras Tested

Bosch has released their new Flexidome IP Starlight 8000i cameras, claiming "exceptional detail even in extreme low-light situations." To see ho...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 12 months ago

Vivotek Trend Micro Cyber Security Camera App Tested

Vivotek and Trend Micro are claiming five million blocked attacks on IP cameras, with their jointly developed app for Vivotek cameras. This new ...

By Ethan Ace - 12 months ago

Avigilon ACC7 VMS Tested

Avigilon's Control Center 7 boldly claims it will "transform live video monitoring" with the new Focus of Attention "AI-enabled" interface. We t...

By Sean Patton - 12 months ago

Axis ARTPEC-7 P1375-E Camera Tested

Axis claims the new P1375-E box camera with ARTPEC-7 chip delivers "clear, sharp images in any lighting condition." But how well does it do? We...

By Rob Kilpatrick - almost 1 year ago

Nortek Blue Pass Mobile Access Reader Tested

Nortek claims BluePass mobile readers are a 'more secure and easy to use approach to access', but our testing uncovered security problems and usabi...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 year ago

Network Optix / Hanwha Cloud Access Tested

Remote cloud access is becoming a bigger differentiator, as cybersecurity issues underscore the problems of port forwarding and many integrators an...

By Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

FLIR Saros Visible / Thermal Analytic Camera Tested

FLIR's Saros claims "accurate, actionable alerts" with a combination of 1080p visible and dual thermal sensors along with IR and white light illumi...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Axis Live Privacy Shield Analytics Tested

Privacy is becoming a bigger factor in video surveillance, driven both by increased public awareness and by GDPR. Now, Axis has released Live Priv...

By Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

Hikvision ColorVu Camera Tested

Hikvision says their new ColorVu line captures "vivid chromatic images in darkness", with unconventional white light illuminations whereas most cam...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

HID Mobile Tested

HID Global is one of the largest access brands, but their mobile access has had challenges. Indeed, the company has already restructured their mobi...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 year ago

Exacq Remote Cloud Access Tested

Remote cloud access has been missing from most VMSes (including Exacq and Milestone). Now, Exacq, after releasing Cloud Drive Storage earlier in 20...

By Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

Repositionable Multi-Imager Camera Shootout - Avigilon, Axis, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Panasonic, Vivotek

Repositionable multi-imager cameras are one of the fastest growing segments in video surveillance, with a slew of new offerings being recently rele...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Farpointe Data Conekt Mobile Access Reader Tested

California based Farpointe Data has been a significant OEM supplier of conventional access readers for years to companies including DMP, RS2, DSX, ...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 year ago

Avigilon 32MP and 12MP H4 Multisensor Cameras Tested

Avigilon has released their H4 Multi-Sensor line of cameras claiming "broad scene coverage and high image detail" We bought and tested the Avigi...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Hikvision DeepinMind 2019 Test

In 2018, Hikvision's DeepinMind AI NVR performed terribly, recognizing vehicles, animals, and other objects as humans, misclassifying demographics,...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

IndigoVision Control Center VMS Tested

IPVM's last test of IndigoVision's VMS was in 2010, which found enterprise VMS features and a simple client interface. but no 3rd party camera supp...

By Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

Vivotek 20MP Multi-Imager Tested

Vivotek has released their latest repositionable multi-imager camera, the MA9321-EHTV, a 20 MP model claiming "Supreme Night Visibility", "Optimal ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Verkada Video Quality Problems Tested

Verkada suffers from numerous video quality problems, not found in commercial IP cameras, new IPVM testing of Verkada vs Axis and Hikvision shows. ...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 year ago

Axis ~$150 Outdoor Camera Tested

Axis has released the latest in their Companion camera line, the outdoor Companion Dome Mini LE, a 1080p integrated IR model aiming to compete with...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Facial Recognition Systems Fail Simple Liveness Detection Test

Facial recognition is being widely promoted as a solution to physical access control but we were able to simply spoof 3 systems because they had no...

By Brian Rhodes and Charles Rollet - about 1 year ago

Panasonic 32MP Multi Imager Camera Tested (WV-X8570N)

Panasonic has released their first multi imager models including the 32MP (4x4K) WV-X8570N, claiming "Extreme image quality for evidence capturing ...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Milestone XProtect 2019 R1 Tested

For the past few years, Milestone has released quarterly software updates XProtect VMS platform. What is new and how much impact do the updates hav...

By Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

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