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Consumer IP Camera Analytics / AI Shootout - Arlo, Google / Nest, Amazon / Ring, Hikvision / Ezviz, Wyze Cam, Yi Home

AI analytics are hitting the mainstream in the consumer camera market, with entrants Wyze and Yi Home releasing free people detection on their supe...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 year ago

Lasers Impact on Surveillance Cameras Tested

Hong Kong protests have brought global attention to video surveillance and the ongoing attempts of protesters to disable or undermine those cameras...

By Derek Ward - about 1 year ago

Hikvision Acusense Analytics Tested

Hikvision touts "The Magic Behind It All" in their new Acusense line are 'deep learning algorithms' inside these cameras and recorders. But how wel...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Axis Perimeter Defender Improves, Yet Worse Than Dahua and Wyze

While Axis Perimeter Defender analytics improved from our 2018 testing, the market has improved much faster, with much less expensive offerings fro...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Uniview Prime Series 4K Camera Tested

Is the new Uniview 'Prime' better than the more expensive existing Uniview 'Pro'? In August, IPVM tested Uniview 4K 'Pro' but members advocated fo...

By Derek Ward - about 1 year ago

Vivotek "Neural Network-Powered Detection Engine" Analytics Tested

Vivotek has released "a neural network-powered detection engine", named Smart Motion Detection, claiming that "swaying vegetation, vehicles passing...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Panasonic 4K Camera Tested (WV-S2570L)

Panasonic has released their latest generation 4K dome, the WV-S2570L, claiming "Extreme image quality allows evidence to be captured even under ch...

By Derek Ward - about 1 year ago

Commend ID5 Intercom Tested

Commend touts the new ID5 intercom as 'timelessly elegant' and the slim body, glass front touchscreen indeed looks better than common, but ugly, in...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 year ago

Yi Home Camera 3 AI Analytics Tested

Yi Technology is claiming "new AI features" in its $50 Home Camera 3 "eliminates 'false positives' caused by flying insects, small pets, or light c...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Genetec Stratocast VSaaS Tested

The VSaaS market is rapidly expanding in 2019, with Verkada, Meraki, Eagle Eye, Avigilon and numerous startups growing their market share. When we ...

By Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

WDR Camera Mega Shootout 2019 - Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Panasonic, Vivotek

This is the biggest WDR Shootout ever, with 23 cameras from 8 manufacturers: We included true multi-exposure WDR and non-WDR models, ranging fro...

By Ethan Ace and Derek Ward - about 1 year ago

Uniview Pro 4K Camera Tested (IPC3238ER3-DVZ)

In our 8MP / 4K Fixed Lens Camera Shootout, Uniview's low end 8MP was firmly in the middle of the pack. Does their higher end Pro Series 4K camera...

By Derek Ward - about 1 year ago

Wyze Image Quality Tested vs Axis, Hikvision And Nest

With Wyze's new AI feature, it is strong at analytics, but how good is the camera's image quality? Is it just as good as incumbents like Axis, Hikv...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 year ago

Anyvision Facial Recognition Tested

Anyvision is aiming for $1 billion in revenue by 2022, backed by $74 million in funding. But does their performance live up to the hype they have ...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Dahua 4K Camera Shootout

Dahua's new Pro Series 4K N85CL5Z claims to "deliver superior images in all lighting and environmental conditions", but how does this compare to th...

By Derek Ward - about 1 year ago

ZK Teco Atlas Access Control Tested

Who needs access specialists? China-based ZKTeco claims its newest access panel 'makes it very easy for anyone to learn and install access control...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 year ago

Verkada People And Face Analytics Tested

This week, Verkada released "People Analytics", including face analytics that they describe is a "game-changing feature" that "pushes the boundarie...

By Ethan Ace, Rob Kilpatrick, and Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

Axis 4K Camera Shootout 2019

Axis' 4K Q3518-LVE claims the "best video quality possible", with Lightfinder super low light performance, Axis' high end Forensic WDR, and Optimiz...

By Derek Ward - about 1 year ago

Axis Door Station A8207-VE Tested

Axis newest door station, the A8207-VE, claims to deliver "video surveillance, two-way communication, and access control" in a single device. But h...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 year ago

Dahua Analytics+ Tested

Dahua's analytics have performed poorly in past shootouts. But now, they claim their new Analytics+ "algorithms significantly improve accuracy and ...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Avigilon Blue VSaaS Tested

Avigilon says Blue is a "powerful integrator cloud service platform", easy to set up and configure, quickly scale business, by leveraging cloud con...

By Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

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 - about 1 year 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 - about 1 year 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 - about 1 year 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 - about 1 year ago

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