Maico, thanks for sharing! I am trying to figure out what AHD is myself :)
Here's Nextchip's AHD product page. It's 720p max resolution output evidently.
I don't get what's particularly interesting or different about this compared to Dahua HD-CVI or Hikvision HD-TVI.
As important, Nextchip appears to be a small company, with just ~$36 million USD revenue last year, down from ~$50 million in previous years.
I did get a Chinese spam manufacturer promoting AHD recently. Here it is:
So easy! So Parity!
Nextchip is apparently a Korean manufacturer, and unlike CVI/TVI/NTSC who output some form of CVBS, claim to output AHD1.0, though I'd say its a fair bet it just another flavor (or the same) of one of those three.
AHD is abbreviations for Analog High Definition or @ High Definition, Unique alternative standard for HD data transmission solution, AHD 1.0 Tx/Rx is beginning a new era.
1080 is on the roadmap.
CVBS and AHD switchable is possible.
TX and ISP on the same chip.
A Korean manufacturer company explained it as "The Korean equivilent to TVI/CVI" - it is independant of TVI/CVI.
So basically Korean companies don't want Chinese companies dominating the Analog HD market. They've rolled their own solution to compete and you'll see AHD (already available) from all the usual Korean camera and DVR folks.
Reality; Chinese companies will dominate the Analog HD market and this is a smokescreen. It just doesn't have the spec or market weight behind it.
In the VHS/Betamax war, it's like V2000, but without any of the advantages :)
Btw, Longse, Chinese spam king, is now promoting AHD as well. I had a brief email exchange but their responses were incoherent as is typical.
I am curious why and how these companies are taking sides.
We continue to get spam manufacturer messages promoting AHD. Whatever they are doing they have seem to become the favorite choice of no-name companies.
Here's today's aggressive pitch, calling AHD a 'market killer':
Dear Mr. Honovich, John,
Afina bring you a new technology cctv product: AHD, finally come out now.
it is a new kind of HD analog camera with 1.0 and 1.3 mega pixel high resolution. Detailed features are below:
- AHD DVR can connect IP Camera and AHD Camera and normal Analog camera, and AHD camera can connect to normal DVR as below photo showed:
- Share same cable as normal analog camera, it’s easy to upgrade SD cctv system to HD cctv system
- Cheapest HD camera(1.0 Mega and 1.3 Mega) ,cheaper and more convenient than CVI and HD-SDI
- HD quality but SD price, Even cheaper than normal analog camera sony cmos 1100tvl, similar to sony CCD 700TVL price as below showed:
- Nice weapon, It will kill both cctv SD and HD market share in the near future.
How do you like your market killer? Hope you can be the leader.