798 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.

Alarm.com "AI" Video Analytics Tested

Alarm.com has announced what it calls an "artificial intelligence (AI) architecture and video analytics service", touting that  Alarm.com's comp...

By Brian Rhodes - 12 months ago

Facit Cloak Identity GDPR Redaction Software Tested

The fear of GDPR fines for releasing personal information has increased interest in video redaction software. One of these entrants is the UK's Fa...

By Robert Shih - 12 months ago

Genetec Kiwi Intrusion Detector Analytics Tested

Genetec has built Kiwi Security's Intrusion Detection analytics into Security Center, aiming to simplify deployment compared to separate camera bas...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 12 months ago

Ideal SecuriTest IP Vs Unbranded IP Camera Install Tool Tested

In our recent IP camera installation tool shootout, multiple members questioned the Ideal SecuriTest IP's features compared to low-cost unbranded m...

By IPVM Team - 12 months ago

Intel Neural Compute Stick 2 / Movidius AI Test

AI is a major trend in video surveillance with manufacturers paying significant attention to Intel's Movidius Myriad chips. Indeed, Avigilon has an...

By IPVM Team - 12 months ago

Openpath Access Control Tested

Big investment in access startups is uncommon, but Openpath has recently attracted $20 million doing just that. The company has limited security i...

By Brian Rhodes - 12 months ago

Arcules Cloud VMS Tested

Arcules is a big bet, or as they describe themselves a 'bold company', spun out and backed by Milestone and Canon.  But how good is Arcules cloud ...

By Sean Patton - 12 months ago

Facial Detection Tested

Facial detection and recognition are increasingly offered by video surveillance manufacturers. Facial detection detects faces in an image/video bu...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

Amazon Go Store Tested

IPVM's trip to and testing of Amazon Go's San Francisco store shows a number of significant operational and economic issues that undermine the hype...

By John Honovich - about 1 year ago

Genetec Privacy Protector Tested

Genetec has built Kiwi Security's Privacy Protector into Security Center, an analytic which anonymizes individuals in cameras' fields of view witho...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

Axis 2N Intercom Tested

Axis expanded its video intercom business buying Czech-based 2N in 2016. Despite competing against owner Axis' intercoms, 2N recently registered as...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 year ago

Dahua Dual Imager Dome Camera Tested (HDBW4231FN-E2-M)

Dahua has introduced a dual-imager dome model, the HDBW4231FN-E2-M, with two independently positionable sensors including integrated IR, not found ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

VMS Camera Management Shootout - Avigilon, Dahua, Exacq, Genetec, Hanwha, Hikvision, Milestone, Network Optix

Camera setup, configuration and maintenance are the most common tasks when managing a surveillance system. Who does it best and worst? Who offers ...

By Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

Axxon Face Search Tested

AxxonSoft has brought facial recognition to their Axxon Next VMS for free with the simply named Face Search, claiming to allow users to find subjec...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

IP Camera Installation Tool Shootout - Avigilon, Axis, Ideal, Hanwha, Triplett, Veracity

Setting up IP cameras has historically been challenging, with techs often precariously using a laptop on a ladder or lift. Some options for install...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

Hanwha Dual Imager Dome Camera Tested (PNM-7000VD)

Hanwha has introduced their first dual-imager model, the PNM-7000VD, a twin 1080p model featuring independently positionable sensors and a snap-in ...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 year ago

Dahua Face Recognition Camera Tested

Dahua has been one of the industry's most vocal proponents of the value that AI creates: As part of this, Dahua has released a facial recognitio...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

IP Camera Installability Shootout - Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Uniview, Vivotek

What are the best and worst cameras from an installation standpoint? Which manufacturers make it harder or easier to install their cameras? We tes...

By John Scanlan - about 1 year ago

Axis 4K vs. 5MP Camera Shootout (Q3518-LVE + Q3517-LVE)

Axis has released the 4K counterpart to their 5MP Q3517-LVE (see our test). Axis claims of both these cameras: Simply put, AXIS Q3518(17)-LVE...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 year ago

Network Cable Testing Guide

Proper cable installation is key to trouble-free surveillance systems. However, testing is often an afterthought, with problems only discovered wh...

By John Scanlan - about 1 year ago

VMS Mobile App Shootout - Avigilon, Dahua, Exacq, Genetec, Hikvision, Milestone

Mobile VMS apps are a critical interface for the modern surveillance user. But who does it best and worst? We tested 6 manufacturers - Avigilon, ...

By Sean Patton - about 1 year ago

Hikvision 4MP Camera Tested (DS-2CD2345FWD-I)

Hikvision's latest Performance Series / EasyIP 3.0 4MP model, the DS-2CD2345FWD-I, was the top performer in our 4MP shootout, besting rivals from A...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 year ago

4MP Camera Shootout - Axis, Dahua, DW, Hanwha, Hikvision, Uniview, Vivotek

4MP usage continues to climb, especially for low cost fixed lens models. To see who was best, we bought and tested seven 4MP models from Axis, Dahu...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 year ago

Axis Vs. Hikvision IR PTZ Shootout

Hikvision has their high-end dual-sensor DarkfighterX. Axis has their high-end concealed IR Q6125-LE. Which is better? We bought both and tested ...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 year ago

Amazon Ring Spotlight Cam Tested

Amazon's Ring has released their latest camera entry, the Spotlight Cam, which we bought and tested in our Consumer IP Camera Analytics Shootout. ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 year ago

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