Camera Standards Endorsement and Support Grow

Author: John Honovich, Published on Oct 08, 2010

In this update, we examine the growing and nearly ubiqutious level of camera standards support developing in the industry. We look specifically at the positioning and announcements made at the Security Essen show.

We estimate 75% or more of IP camera and VMS providers exihibting at Essen announced production or imminent support for one of the two IP camera standard groups (e.g., PSIA or ONVIF). While some supported both an a few supported just PSIA, the most widespread option was ONVIF support only. This was reflected by statements from both European and Asian manufacturers.

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