2022 Video Surveillance Cameras State of the Market

By Ethan Ace and John Honovich, Published Jan 04, 2022, 11:21am 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 7th edition of this report, compare to:

Inside this edition, we cover:

  • The fall of fever cameras (2021's top trend)
  • Worsening PRC / USA tensions
  • Declining priority of video quality
  • Expansion of video analytics cameras
  • Product shortages growing
  • Max resolution growth stalled
  • Integrated white light growth limited
  • Cybersecurity issues increasing
  • Increasing priority of cloud
  • Free cameras / SaaS subscriptions
  • Cameras buying importance declining

The **** ** ***** *******

***** ******* *** ******* dominated ******** ** **** but ******** ******* **** at *** *** ** 2020 *** ****** ************ irrelevant ** ****. ** see ** *********** ** mainstream ***** ****** *** in ****, ****** ** 2020. ******* *******:

  • *********** *** ********** ******:****** *********** ** ******* nations**** ******** *********** ********* ineffective *** ********** *** spread ** *****-**, ***** many ****** *** ************ or ***-*********** *** ***** able ** ****** *** virus, *** *** ** these *******' ************ ********.
  • ******** ********:******,**** *** ******' *********** ***** **** **** fever ******* *** *********** "rigged", *********** **** *** low ************ ** * "normal" *****, ******* ******. See:****** ****** ***** ***** Cameras.
  • ******* ************:*******, **** ******** *** available, **** ****** **** fewer ******** ***** *** spread ** ***** ** its ********.

**** ********* ** ***** device *********** *** ********* releases ** "******" ******* in ****, ****** *** products ***** ****** ***** than ***** ** *** pandemic. **** ** *** partly ** ************* ******* up *********** *** ********** after *** ******** ********, but **** *** ** product *********, ********* ***** in **** ******.

Worsening *** / *** ********

*** *** ** ********* worsened ** ****, **** the*** ******* *** ************** of ***** *** *********, ********* ******* ** several *** ************* (*********,***, *** ******),*** ************ ** ******* journalists, ************ ** ******* ***********, ***** ******.

***** **** ** *** industry ******** ********* ***** would ***** ************ ** PRC ********** ******** ** the ***** **************, ** far **** *** *** been *** ****, **** the ***** ******* ** well ** *********** ***** ********** *** American *********** ******* ** his ***** **** ** office.

********* **********-********** **************** ******** **** *** video ************ ********, *** actions ** *** ** government ** *** **** few ***** **** ********* the ******. ********* ** IPVM *******, ***** **** been*********** ******** ** *** purchase *** ***** ** Hikvision *** ***** ********** *** ** *** some ***** ******* *********.

Declining ******** ** ***** *******

****** **** ****, ***** is **** ****** *** increases ** ***** ******* than ** ******** *****. Since***, ***, *** ** resolution,********** **,**** ***, ******** *** ******** *** ****** ****** features, ***** ******* ** most ***** ****** "**** enough" *** **** ************. While **** ****** ********** models **** **** ******** (e.g.,****** **,******** ****), ***** *** **** little ******** ** ******** "mainstream" ********** ****** **.

**** *** ******* ******** on ***** ******* ***** increased ****** *** ***** camera ********, **** ** cloud ********** ** ******** AI/analytics. *** *****, ***, and ** ************ ******** to ** ****, *** at * ****** ****.

Expansion ** ***** ********* *******

** ******* ********* ** grow ** ****, ************** ****** *******, ******** to ******** *****, ****** ** *** releases **** *** **** to **** *** *** from ***** ************* ***** have ************ **** **** to **.

***** ******* ****** ****** for ***** ** **, **** ******* ******** their**-***** ****** ********* (*** our ****)***** ** **** *** further ****** **** "****** all" ****** ******** ****** forward **** ******* **** learning ************ (***:**** ******-* **** ******* Examined). ************, ***** ********* only * ******* ** AI ****** ** ****, Hanwha ******** ******-****** ********* ********** ******** ** ****** in ***** ***-******-****** ****, ** ****.

***** ******** *** ****** to ******** *** ***** away **** ********** ****** on ***** *******, ***** continues ** ******* ** impact. **** ******* ************* to ******** ********* ** analytics ******* ** ****, with ******** *********** *** lower **** *******, ** this ***** *********.

Product ********* ******

******* ********* **** **** a *** ******* ********** 2021, ********** **** ****, with **** **% ** integrators ****** ******** ** severe ****** **** ******* shortages ***** *******, ********* ** *** year **** **.

*********** ******** *********** ********** in *******, ****** ******* products, ***** ********, **********, and ****. **** ** due ** ****** ***** disruptions **** *****-**, ******** delays, *** **** *********.

** **** **********, *** of *** *** ********* is *** ***** ********* will ****** *** ********. It ** ******** **** alternatives ** ******* ******** may **** **, *** if ***** ********* *** simply *** ** *** materials ** **** **********, they *** ****** ** continue *** **** ****, furthering ********* ********** *** potentially ********** ******. *******, despite ***** ******,**** *********** ****** ******** about ****.

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

*** ****** ********** *** not ******** ******* ** 2021. ******'*** / **** ****** (see *** ****)*** ********'***** *** ****** (*** our ****)****** **** ** *** only ******* ***** ** resolution. ***** **** ***** releases, ***** *** **** very ****** ******** ** 8K (****) *** ****** resolutions. **** ** **** models **** ******** ** 2022, **** *** ****** to ****** ***** *** years ** **** *** to **** **** *** limited **** *** ******* resolution.

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

***** ***** ************ ****** slowed ** ****. ***** 2020 *** *** ******** from *****, **********, ******, TVT, *******, *** ******, it ***** ******* ********** niche ****** ******* ********** in ***-**** ************. ***** light ************ ******* ****** limited ** *** ****, most ***** ***** **** models **** *** *************, despite *** ***** ********** versus***** *** ******** ********** ** ******.

***** ***** *** **** essentially ******* ** **** other *************, **** ** Avigilon, ****, *****, ** Hanwha, ***** ** *** offer ** ******* ** some ********* *******, *********** * **** *********. ** ** ******* out **** **** ************* ignored ********** ** ** the ***** *****, **** believes **** *** ****** a ******* ******** ***** light. ****** ***-*** ************* ****** Release ***** ***** *******.

Increasing ************* *********

************* ********* **** ** frequency *** ******** ** 2021, ************************* ************ ******** *************** impacting ******** ** *******,******* ********* * **** hack,**** *** ****** ********* a *** ****, *** ******* ** ********'* ***** servers, ***** ******. ************* was **** ***** ** a ****** ** ****** *** ** ***** and *********.

**** ******* ******** ********* such ** ***** ** continue ** ******** *** to ****** **** ***** in ******** ******** *** beyond ** ***** ************ and *****-**** ******* **** in **********.

*******, ******* *********** **** take ***** ********* ********* is ******* ******, ** they **** ***** ****** interest ************. ** ** cover ***** **** ***** ************ Trends:

******* ******** ********* ******** vulnerabilities, ********, *** ******** in **** (**** ********* ** ***** Surveillance ************* *************** *** Exploits), **** * *********** responded **** ************* ** a *** *****

Increasing ******** ** *****

****** *** ***** ******** continued ** **** ** 2021, **** ******* *** entrants ** *** ***** segment (******** *** ****** + 29 ******* ********** ******** 2021) *** ****** ******* huge ******* ** *******.** * **** ** record ***********, *********** ***** ******** security ******* ******* ***** led **** * ****/***** model.

*****-******* ***** ************ **** continue ** **** ******* in ****, ** ****** security ************* *** ***** to ******** **-******* ******** (e.g.******** ***** ***/****,********* ******** *****), ***** **** *** growth ** ****-****** ********. While **** ** ***** companies *** ***** ** fail, **** ** *** likely ** ****** ***** 2023 ** *****.

Free *******

***** *** ***-***** **** to *** ****** ********** sharp ***** ******** ** the ********, **** *** the ***** **** **** a ******* ******* ** literally **** ******* **** for **** (*******.** ***** **** **** Longse *******). *** ****, **** Silicon ****** ******* ** clearly ** ******* *** this ********** ********** *** fail *** *** ****** of ************* ******* ** sell ************ ***** ******** fits **** ****** * powerful ***** ********* *** industry (*** ******* **** sales).

**** ***** ** ***** of * *** **** to *** ****** ** camera *******, *** ******* ******* ****** ** funding **** **** ********, ** ****** ******* to ** ************ ********** to ** **** **** a ************ *******.

Buying ********** *********

*** ********** ** ********* cameras ** ******** * video ************ ******** ** declining. * ****** ***, with ** **** ******** in ********** *** ***** quality, ****** ********* ***** focus ***** ** **** cameras ** *** *** then ****** ** *** video ********** ****. *******, now, **** ***** ******** having ******, ******** **** importance ** ***** ****** by ****** ** *********, video **********, *** ***** access.

***********, ********** ****** *** want *********** **** ******* or ****** ******** **** still ***** ********** ** camera *********, *** ** expect **** ******** ************ to ***** ***** **** from *** ******* ****** management / *****.

Comments (5)

* ***** ***** **** list ** ***** ***** vendors ** *********. ***** has ******* * ***** installable ***-***-*** *********** ****** on *** *** *** series *** ***** **** provides **** ** *** white ***** *************. **'* not ********** ** * low-cost *********** ** **, but ******* ** ** identification/deterrent ******** ******* ** is ****** ***** ***** illumination (*** **) ** long-range ********* (*** **) functionality.

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** ** *****, ** do *** **** **** there *** ********* ** white ***** ******* **** others, *** *** *** 7100i ** * ********* PTZ **** * ~$*,*** street *****, *** ********* the ***********. *****, *********, Uniview, ** **, *** selling ***** ***** ******* in "********" **** ******* (turrets/bullets) *** Bosch *** ****** **** chosen *** ** *** white ***** ** **** mass ****** *******.

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**********. *** *** ** camera ***** ***** ***** illumination *** ** *** a ****** ** ******** (IR ***********, ****** ********, deterrence, ***.), *** *** be ************ **** **-**** control ** ** ******** PoE ****** **** * Raytec ** **** ****** via ** **** ** other *** ***** ****** script (*************** *** ***-*** cameras). ***** *** **** for ***** ***** ** a ****** ** *** pervasive ** **** ****, this ***** ** * solution ******* *** * problem, ***** ** *** the ***** ******* ********* have **** ********* **** with ** ******** ****** instead ** ****** *************. When *********** ***** ***** installations, ***** *** ********** factors (*.*. ****** ********) that *** *** ******* of ******* ** **** solutions.

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*** ********* ** *** fall ** ***** *******, they **** ***’* **** unless *** *** **** end ***+ *** ***** setups. * ***** ***** every **** * *** them (********* *********) ** the ******** ** ******** malls *** **** *** Middle ****!

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***** **: *** *** of "**" ** ********* when **'* *** ****** Ai.

*'** **** * *** of ******** ***** *** term ** ** **** in ***** ** ********** and ********* ** ***** of *********. ** *** reality, **** ************* ** not *** ** ** any ****, **** ******** use ******* ********, **** neural ******* ********, *** decision-based ********** - *** who ******** ***** * device **** ******* ******* on **'* *** *** can ************* **** ** with *** *** *********?

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