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Surveillance CODEC Guide

CODECs are core to surveillance, with names like MJPEG, MPEG-4 and H.264 commonly discussed but, How do they work? Why should you use them? What issues may you face? In this tutorial, we examine this in-depth covering:

Uncompressed vs. Compressed Video


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