Average Frame Rate Video Surveillance 2016

Author: John Honovich, Published on Feb 11, 2016

What is the average frame rated used in video surveillance systems?

Historically, 30fps has been considered 'full' frame rate and, in the past few years, 60fps video has become increasingly common.

Previous IPVM survey results found the average frame rate in 2011 was in the 6-8fps range. Now, more than 4 years later, how much has that changed? 150 integrators told us what frame rates they are using and why. Inside, we breakdown the results.

Statistics / Summary

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Statistics / *******

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Integrator *********

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The '*****' ***** ****

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Resolution ** ***** ****

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Increases ** ******* ****

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Frame **** *******

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Comments (16)

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