2021 Video Surveillance Cameras State of the Market

By IPVM Team, Published Dec 28, 2020, 11:06am EST

Each year, IPVM explains the main advances and changes for video surveillance cameras, based on our industry-leading testing and reporting.

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This is the 6th edition of this report, compare to:

Inside this edition, we cover:

  • COVID-19 Market Slowdown
  • Fever Cameras
  • Deep Learning / AI Biggest Tech Trend
  • Max Resolution Growth
  • White Light Growth
  • US / China Tensions - NDAA And Sanctions
  • Chip Shortages
  • Axis Losing Ground
  • Closed Cloud Cameras

COVID-19 ****** / ***** ****** *****

*** *****-** ******** ************* slowed ****** ******** ** 2020, **** **** ************* turning *********** ******* ** fever ********* *******. ****** manufacturers********,*****,******,*********, ************** *** ******** *** or **** ******* ****** systems ** ****, ***** they *** ****** **** released * **** ** kiosk/tablet ***** *******. *** our********* ** *** "*****" Camera ************ ** ******* ****.

***** *** ******** *** not ********** **** "******" camera *********** *** ********, with **** ********** ********* at ******* ***** ****** or ****** **********, *** installation ** ******* ************ systems *** * ***** priority.

** ****** *** ****** to********* ****** **** ****, ****** ** ** likely ** ****** ******** slow ***** ******** *** widely *********** *** ********** reopen ** * ****** scale.

AI ******* ******** ** ****

** ******* ********* ** grow ** ****, **** new ******** ******* **** low *** (**** ** ***** ***-**** face *** *******) ** ****-*** ******* (e.g.,** ** ******* **** object ********).

***** ************* **** ***************** ***** ***** **-******* cameras (****** **** *** yet ** ******* *** own ** ********* ***********, due *** ***** ****). Additionally, ***** **** ** cameras **** *********'* ***** ***************** ************ ********* ** *******, with ****** ********* *** false ***** ********* ** our *****.

** ****** ************* ** continue ********* ****** ******* deep-learning-based ********* ** ****, with * ******* ******* of ** ****** *********. This ** ****** ** continue *** ***** **** from ********** ****** ** camera **********, ***** ********* to ******* ** ******, to ** *********.

Max ********** ****** ***** *******

*** ****** ********** ********* notably ** **** *** releases ****** *******. ****** released ******* / **** ****** (see *** ****)*** ******** *** *** announced ******* *** ****** **** resolution ** ** ****(******** ***** ****).

***** **** ***** ********, there *** **** **** limited ******** ** ** (33MP) *** ****** ***********. Even ** **** ****** were ******** ** ****, they *** ****** ** remain ***** *** ** the ****** **** *** high **** *** ***** to ****.

White ***** ********* ******

*****-** ***** ***** ************ continued ** **** ** 2020, **** ******** **** a ****** ** ***-**** manufacturers, **** ********,***, **********, *** ********* ******** from ***** *** *********.

*******, ******* ********* ******, this ***** ******* ********** niche, ******* ** *** cost, **** ***** ***** lens ****** **** ***** manufacturers. ** *** **** essentially ******* ** ******, such ** ********, ****, Bosch, ** ******, **** of ***** ***** ***** light ************.

***** ***** *** ***** benefits ** **** **** applications (*** ******** *** ***** **** Camera ********) ***** ****** ********** visible *****, *********** ** no ********** ****, ******** video *******. **** **** Western ************* ******* ********** IR ** *** ***** 2010s, ** ******* **** are ****** * *******. However, *** ******** ** visible / ***** ***** IR ** *** ***** is **** ********** **** its ***** ***** *********** because ** ******* *********** advances ** *** ***** imaging ** *** **** decade.

US / ***** ******** - **** *** *********

** *** ***** ******** worsened ** ****, **** generally (*.*., ******* **** COVID-19 ******, *****, ********) and ************ ** *** industry (*.*., ********* *********, the********** ************ *********** **** ******, *** increased ******** **** ***** rights ******).

******** **********-********** **************** ******** **** *** video ************ ********, *** actions ** *** ** government ** *** **** few ***** *** ********* the ******. ** *** US *** **** ***** Western *********, ***** **** been*********** ******** ** *** purchase *** ***** ** Hikvision *** ***** ********.

*** ******** ******* ** this ******* ** ** seen, **** **** ********* that * ***** ************** will ************* ***** ************ on *** ********** *** companies.

Chip *********

*** ********** **** *** 2021 ** **** ********* for ******* *** *********. The *****'* ******* ***** surveillance **** ********,****** ********** *********, *** ******* ********** **** **** in ********* ****. ** *** ******** side *** ******, *********** inventory *** ***** **** reports ********** **** ***** manufacturers ********* ***** *** Hikvision **** * **** or **** ******.

** **** **********, *** of *** *** ********* will ** *** **** production **** ****** *** industry. ** ** ******** that ** ****** ** retracted ** **** ****** finds ************ **** ** quickly **** ********** ** but **** ******* **** this ******* **** ******** for **** ****, ***** could ***** ******** ** price ********* *** *** industry.

Axis ****** ******

***** ***-***** ************* **** been ****** ** ** government ****** *** ********* Western ********, *** ******* non-China ************,**** ** ****** ******, IPVM *** ******. ** *** **** side, **** ******** ** release **** *******, ** the ********, **** **** been ***** *** ******* on ********* ** *** have ** ******** ***** strategy (**** ************** **** ************ * ***** ***** releasing **).

***** **** ********, **** will ****** *** '******' choice *** ***** ****** for ***** *** *** Axis ******* ** *** company's *** ****** ****** be ******* *******.

Closed ***** *******

** ******** ** ****, a ***** *****, *** the *******-******* **********, *** closed ***** ******* (*.*., Meraki, *******, *******). ***** are ******* **** **** work **** *** ************'* management ******** *** ******* ongoing ************ ******** ** work. *** ******* ** this ***** *** **** and ******** ******** ** correspondingly ******. ** ****, we ****** ***** ** this ******* ** ******** to **** ********.

*******, ****** ******* ***** with **** ****, ********** long-term, ** ******.

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