The future of video surveillance

Curious to know what the future of video surveillance looks like? There are obviously a host of questions and discussion points that come to the fore. What will be the role of network/ IP technology? How much of a factor will video analytics play? What will happen with storage—will it all be on-board or cloud based? Martin Gren of Axis Communications, who is credited as the inventor of network cameras, discusses all of these in a recent article on Technology Spectator.

Some key observations and predictions listed in the above mentioned article:

Ø  Surveillance continues to move away from analogue to digital.

Ø  Security cameras in homes ie. residential security will become a much larger market.

Ø  Video analytics will be mainstream in the next 15 years.

Ø  Expect higher degree of PTZ cameras, flexible mount options and more installation friendliness.

Ø  Hosted video will boom in the next couple of years.

Ø  DVRs will get extinct in 15 years security cameras will have capability to record and store HD resolution for weeks.

Ø  Market for thermal cameras will grow

Ø  Majority of security cameras will be HDTV compliant within the next 15 years.

Ø  Greater adoption of standards like ONVIF

For the complete article, visit Technology Spectator.

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