Average Frame Rate Video Surveillance 2019

By: IPVM Team, Published on May 23, 2019

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

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In IPVM's 2011 statistics, the average was 6-8fps increasing to ~10fps in our 2016 statistics. Now, in 2019, the average has increased significantly to 15fps.

Inside this report we provide:

  • Details on current frame rate average
  • Why the significant increase happened
  • Direct quotes from integrators, from over 175 response
  • Comparison charts for FPS in 2011, 2016, and 2019

For fundamentals, see Frame Rate Guide for Video Surveillance.

Average ***** **** ********* ** **

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Average Frame Rate Usage 2019

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

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*** ******* ***** ******** more *********** *** ****** quotes ********** *** ******* that ***** **** *** increased.

Integrator ********

*** ********* ***** **** examples ** *********** ********* for *** ********* ***** rate *******. **** **** many ** *** ***+ responses ** ******** ******** mention **** **** *** of *** **** *** factors *** ********* ***** rate:

  • "** ***, ***** ****** the "*******" ***** *** too *** ** *** storage. ****** ***** ** H.264 *****. *** **** H.265+ used **** **'* **** fps. ****** **** ************ request *** ********** *** for *** ********* *****."
  • "** ***... **** *** relative *********** **** *** storage *** *** *** of ********* (**** *******) we **** **** ** the ******** ** ****** for * *** *** camera, **** ****** *** to *** *** ** what *** ****** *** do *** *** ***** it ** * ** 15 ***."
  • "** ***. ******* ** cheap. ****** *'* ** a ***** ****** ***** it ******* * ******* or ***** *** ****** of ******* *** * huge ****** ** *********, I ****** ****** **** frame ****. * **** my ********* *** *** always ***** * ****** system ** ****** *** video, *** *** ***'* make ** ***** *** didn't ******* **** *** really **** **."
  • "** *** ** *** as ** *** *.*** and ****** ** **** drive *******."
  • "*** ******** ******* ***** rate ***** ** ** going ** ** **** 10, ******** *** ** better ****** ******* ****** before *** ****** ********* due ** *.*** *********** on ******* *********."
  • "********** *****, ***** / Event ** ** ** IPS, * **** * continuous **** ****** ** use, ** *** ****** has * ***** *****, when ******** ** ****** the ****, **** **** image ** *****, **** in **** ** *** refer ** ******* *****"
  • "* *** **-* **** scaling ** **-** ****** motion ** ******** ******. We ** **** ** conserve ***** *** **** to **** *** **** quality ******* **** ** event ***** ****** **** needs ********."

Why *****?

*********** ******** ***** ******** cited ** ** * good *******:

  • "********* ***** ******* * think ** ** * reasonable ********** ******* ******* space *** ***** ******."
  • "***** ** *** ******* because ** **** ** just ****** ****** *** investigating ** ***** *** the ****** ** ***** motion."
  • "**. **'* * **** middle ** *** **** FPS *******."
  • "*****, ** **** **** storage ******* ************ *** much ***** ******."
  • "******** ** ******. ***** like * **** ******* for **** ************. ********* higher ***** ***** ***** there ** **** ******."
  • "**. ** ****** *** right ******* ******* ******* cost/bandwidth *** *** ********. For **** ************ ** looks ** *** ***** eye **** **** **** and **** ********* *** captured ** ******** ******"
  • "***** ** ** * happy ****** ******* *********/******* maximisation *** ******* ** view ***** **** ** cars ** *** ***** etc."
  • "**, **** ******* *** still **** ******* ****"
  • "** *** - ***** to ** **** ******* between ****** ***** *** transmission *****."
  • "** *** ** ******** a **** *******, ***** on ******* & ********* high *** ******* *** 30 ***"
  • "**** ** **** *** record ** ** **** bandwidth **** **** ******* image"
  • "**. **** ******* ******* quality *** *********/*******."
  • "**. ***** ** ** a **** ******* ******* playback/review *********** *** *********."

Improved *ompression **********

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***** ********* ********** ******** *** reducing ********* **** ***** higher ***** ***** ** a **** ********* ** smart ****** ** * dynamic *-***** ********. ** the **** *-***** ********* were ***** *** *** IP ******* *** '*****' enough ** ********* *** level ** ****** *** to ****** *** *-***** interval ****** *** ******, allowing **** ***** ***** at **** ***** *********.*** *** ***** ****** guide *** ****.

************, ** **** ****** and *** ******* *** H.265 *** ******* ** availability, ******* ** **** H.265 ** ********* ** most ***** *** ********* and **** ****** ****** as ********* ***** *.*** ********

Lower **** *******

****** ** ******* **** been ******** ******** *** over * ******, **** the ********* ** *** Thailand ***** ****** ** 2011. ******* ****** ******** to ****; *.*. ** Purple *** ***** ** ~$190 *****, ***** ** 2016 ** **** ~$***.

Scenario-Based ***** ****

******* *********** ****** *** frame **** ***** ** the ********, *.*. **** view, *********, ***** / alarm. ***** **** *** been ** ******* ** many ******* *** ***** many ************* *** ********* this ** * ******** feature, **** ** *** cost ******* *** ****. Due ** *** ******** availability ** ** ***** used **** *** **** in ****.

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

***** ***** ** *** new ******* ** ****, there *** **** ***** reasons ** ******** ************ other ***** *****. * few *********** ***** **** they **** *** ********** agencies ***** ******* *** frame ****. ******* **** want ** ** **** a ****** ***** **** at ****** ******, ** would **** ******** ************, and ***** **** ****** applications.

Change ** **** *******

**** ** ******** *** standardize ******* ***** **** from ***** ** *****. This **** ***** *** test ******* ** ******** to **** ******* **** our ******* ****** ****** when ***** *** **** equipment. 

Comments (4)

***** *****! **** ** end **** *********** ***** bandwidth *** ******* ************** is *** *** ****** on ****** ******* *** performance. *** ********** ** FPS *** **** ******* relegated ** *** ***** limits ** *** **** view ******* ***. * can *** ***** *** positive ****** **** ** compression *** ******* *** (or ***********) ***** ************ in ******** ** ************ in ****** **'*. ****** all ***** **** ************* it ****** ** ******* this ***** **** ****** continue *** ***** ************ so ** *** **** decade.

**** ******* *** **** perspective, * ***** **** the ********** ******** *******, "you ***'* **** ** video *** ****'* ******* when *** ****** **** it."  **** * **** the ******* **** ** requested, ** ********** *** overall ****** ** ***********. (including ** **** **********) 

** ******* *** *** average ** ** ***.  High ** **, *** is *.  **% *.***.  4K **** ** ** via *********, **% *****. 

*** ******* ******* ** me **** ** *  scenario-based ***** **** *******? Also *** ** ********* it? * *** ********.

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*** *** ***** ******* this *******. *****, *** example, ******** ********** ***** can ** ************* ** manually ******** **** ******* windows *** ******* **** the ****** ****** **********.

****, ********-***** ***** **** is ******* **, *** different ****, "***** **" recording, ***** ****** *** is ********* ** ******. This ** ********* ** some ******* *** **** (shown *****), ** **** as *****. ***** *** it ******* *******.

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