888 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.

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 - over 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 - over 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 - over 1 year ago

Proxy Access Control Tested

Silicon Valley Access Startup Proxy raised $13.6 Million in May 2019, focusing on mobile physical access control. Beyond the fund raising, Proxy...

By Brian Rhodes - over 1 year ago

Hikvision DeepinView Camera Analytics Tested

Hikvision is expanding its 'deep learning' offerings with a new camera series called 'DeepinView' claiming false alarm reduction and improved accur...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - over 1 year ago

Dahua ePoE Long Distance UTP / Coax Tested

Dahua's Enhanced PoE (ePoE) line is claiming extended video and power transmission over 600m without repeaters, with devices interchangeable via UT...

By Ethan Ace - over 1 year ago

Verkada Cloud VMS/Cameras Tested

Verkada is arguably the most ambitious video surveillance startup in many years. The company is developing their own cameras, their own VMS, their ...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

Camera Configuration Manager Shootout - Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision

Which camera manufacturer has the best management tool? We tested 6 manufacturers - Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision to find out. ...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

The HIVIDEO $31 Face Detection DVR Tested

Face detection in a $31 DVR? That is what "HIVIDEO" (not to be confused with Hikvision, even if the company intends to do that) was promoting at IS...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 1 year ago

Locking Down Network Connections Guide

Accidents and inside attacks are risks when network connections are not locked down. Security and video surveillance systems should be protected ag...

By John Scanlan - over 1 year ago

Speco Ultra Intensifier Tested

While ISC West 2019 named Speco's Ultra Intensifier the best new "Video Surveillance Cameras IP", IPVM testing shows the camera suffers from signif...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - over 1 year ago

Dahua Repositionable IR Multi-Imager Camera Tested

Dahua has released their first repositionable multi-imager camera, the Multi-Flex 4x2MP, claiming integrated IR, true WDR, and flexible positioning...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 1 year ago

Bosch AI Camera Trainer Released And Tested

Bosch is releasing a highly unusual new AI feature - 'Camera Trainer'. Now, coming as a standard feature in Bosch IVA/EVA analytics, one can train ...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

Axis 5MP P Vs Q Camera Shootout (P3227-LVE vs Q3517-LVE)

While Axis' Q3517-LVE tested well, it is one of Axis' most expensive dome cameras, over $1,000 USD. Because of this, members asked us how it compar...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

Bezos-Funded Deep Sentinel Tested

Backed by Jeff Bezos, the Silicon Valley startup, Deep Sentinel, has declared: No One Does Home Security Like We Do Our Surveillance Team has e...

By Ethan Ace, John Honovich, and Rob Kilpatrick - over 1 year ago

UTC Interlogix Series 6 Tested

UTC Interlogix has long been deceptively OEMing Hikvision as our 2017 results show. Now, Interlogix is back with their newest IP camera series, Ser...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 1 year ago

Covert IP Camera Shootout - Axis, Hanwha, Hikvision, March, Vivotek

Covert cameras were one of the last holdout areas for analog cameras. However, in the past few years, IP / HD covert cameras have become commonplac...

By Ethan Ace - over 1 year ago

Genetec Security Center 5.8 Tested

Genetec has released Version 5.8. This comes after a wait of more than a year that caused frustrations for many Genetec partners. Our previous tes...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

Pelco GFC 4K Dome Camera Tested (IMP831-1ERS)

Pelco has finally released their first 4K IP camera, after years of competitors' releases. Is this move too late? Or is their new GFC Professional ...

By Ethan Ace - over 1 year ago

Salient CompleteView 20/20 VMS Tested

In IPVM's last test of Salient 3 years ago, we found various problems and deficiencies. Now, Salient says their new CompleteView 20/20 "unified pl...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

Mobotix Move OEM Camera Line Tested

Mobotix has long been criticized for not offering integrated IR, mechanical cut filters, varifocal lenses, optical zoom and other features that hav...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

Axis IR Multi Imager Camera Tested (P3717-PLE)

Axis has released their first IR multi imager, the P3717-PLE, a repositionable model listing 360° IR illumination and flexible positioning, address...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 1 year ago

Hanwha Smaller Multi Imager Tested (PNM-9000VQ)

Hanwha's first repositionable multi imager PNM-9081VQ tested well, but was huge, over 12" wide and weighing in at over 10 pounds. Now, they have re...

By Ethan Ace - over 1 year ago

Cisco Meraki Cloud VMS/Cameras Tested

Cisco Meraki says their cameras "bring Meraki magic to the enterprise video security world". According to Meraki, their magic is their management ...

By Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

Bandwidth vs Low Light Shootout - Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Geovision, Hanwha, Hikvision, Uniview, Vivotek

Nighttime bandwidth spikes are a major concern in video surveillance, but do all manufacturers' cameras perform the same? Are some more consistent ...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

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