Dallas Airport: The Massive Cost of JPEG2000

Author: Carlton Purvis, Published on May 01, 2013

The Love Field Modernization Program (LFMP) is an ongoing $519 million dollar project to upgrade Dallas Love Field Airport that has received significant mass media attention. Renovations include security upgrades that LFMP hopes will provide capability to screen passengers more thoroughly with less intrusive techniques. To do that the airport said it wanted a surveillance system that could read license plates from afar and zoom in to polo shirt logos. In this note, we review the airport’s $3 million surveillance contract, an example how the cost of a contract can increase substantially when using JPEG2000.

Project Overview

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** *** *** **** **** **** ****** ***+ *******, *** it ** * **% ******** ** ******* ************** ** ** least ********* ****** *** ******* ** *******.

******* *** ****,do ** **** that there wasn't some additional reason that played into the choice of these cameras is specific areas? I mean, sure you can reason that each 16MP camera could be replaced with three 5MP cameras... but by that logic, each could also be replaced with eight 2MP/1080p cameras, providing even more options on angles... or even 48 analog cameras recording at D1.

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*** **** *** ******* ** *********** ******* ** ** ******* THIS, ***just ** *** ** *******: there's no way in heck this rig could be replaced by... well, by just about any combination of other cameras:

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***, ***** **** ******* ** * *.* ** ***** ** interesting, **'* *** ******** **** ******* *** ******** ******* ********* the ****** *** ****** **** *** *** **** *******:

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******* *** **********, **** **'* ******** *** ******* ** ***** anything **** ****... *** ***** *******, ******* ************** ******** ************* *** ******, *** ******* ***** ***** ******* are ******, **'* ********** ** ****** *** *** ******* ****** would **** **** "******", ** * "********" ******.

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****: ******* ***** **** *********, ******: "*** ******************* ** *******, ****** ******* *** ****** ********** ****** (****) is ******** **** *** *** ***** ********** **** (***) *** H.264. *****'* ** ********** '****** *************' **** ***** **** (*) 5MP *.*** ******* ******* **** ******* **** * ****** **** camera."

****'* *** **** ******* ******* ** ********* **** ****? ** you ****** *.*** ***** ***** * *** ***** ******* **** JPEG2000, *** ****** *** ***** ** ***** *** ***** *** same ***** *****, ***'** ******* ** ***** **** ** ** a ******** ***** **** ***** ***** *******, ***** ****** ** quite **** ** ***** ** ****** - ****** **** ** each *** ***** *** ** *****.

*** **** *****, *** ********* **** ***'** ******** ***** ** see * **** ** *** *********** ******* ** ******* *****... there *** ******** ***** ***** ******* **** *** ****** *** camera ** ********** ** * ***** ** ******* ****. *** as ****** **** ******* ***, ***** *** **** (****** ***) instances ***** ******** ******** ******** ** *** ***.

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* ** *** **** *** ** ******** **** ******* ***** photographers '******** ****' ******. **'* ** ***** ** *** ***** lenses *** ** * ******** ******* *********** ************ **** ** measure *** **********. ** *** ***** ****'* ***** *****, ***'* start ******* ********** ** ******* ****.

***, ****, *** ***** ***** ***** ********* ** *** ******** help ******** ***** ***** ******* *** ****** ***** ****. *** contract **** ***** **** ******* *** ***** **** *** *** f/2.8 ****** (** ***** ** ******* *****). ********, ** *** own *************, ***** **** */*.* ****** *** *** *********** ** low *****. ****, ** *** **** **** *********, *** *** is ****** **** (**** ** * **** ****** ** *** degrees, ***.). ***** ***** ***** ** *** ******'* *** ******* (or * ******* *** **** ******* ****). ****** ** ***** should **** ****, ** *** ******, **** ******** ***** ********** cameras.

***, **********, ****** ****** ******** *** *** ******* ** **, we *** *** ** ******* *** ** *** ********* ******* the *********** ************* ****** ** ** ******* ********** ********* *** theories.

******* **** *** *********. ****** **** *** **** ** ******* anything ** ***. *** **** ** ****** *** **** **** sometimes ****** **** ***** ******* **** ** *** ***** **** your ****. **** ** *** **** ** ******* ***** ** US, **** *********, **** ** ****** ********** *** **** ** go **** ** **** ******** ********. * ** ******** ******* sick ** **** ******* *** ********** ** ******** ****************** ******** up ******* ** * ****** ******* ********... ** ****** ***** like *** *** ** **** ******** ******** ****. ** *** want ** ****** ** * **** *** ******** **** *** all *** ******* *****. ** *** *** ******** ** *** details **** ***'* *** ** **** **** *********** ** ** beneficial ** **** *********. **** ** *** ****** ** ****** articles *** **** ********* *** ****** **** *** **** ***** - **'* *******, ********** *** **************. ** *** ***'* *** it **** ** *** ** *** * ********* ** ********* tirades *** **** ***** **** ****. ***** - ** *** want ** **** **** ********* **** ******* **** ***** **** compression ******* *** ***** * **** ******** **** - ** unbiased ******** **** ******** **** *** ***** **** *****, **********, real ***** ***********.

***'* **** ** *** ****** ****** ** ******** *** ******* realize **** ******* ** ***** * ****** ** ************** **** RFPs *** *********. *** ********:

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*** ******** *** **** * ***** **** ************ ** ***** ** JPEG2000 ** ****** ************ *** ***** ********, ********** ***** *** contract's ***** ************* ** *** ******* ******* **** ** ********.

*******, ** ** *** '******* ***** *********', ** ********* **** manufacturers *** ***** ** *********** ** *******. ****'* ***** ******. We *** *** ***** ** **** ********* ** ****** ****** because ***** ******** **** *** *******. ** ** **** **** implied ********, ** ***** ****** * ***** ******* ******* / trade ********. **** ****** ******** *******, ** **** *** *** expertise, ********* **** ******* *********** ***************** ****** ** ** ******* *** ***** **** *** *********. We **** ******** **** ****** ******** ******* ******** *** ******** manufacturers.

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