Canon's IP Cameras Examined

Author: John Honovich, Published on Oct 13, 2009

While Canon is a $50 Billion USD company and a major supplier of digital cameras, they are not a major force in the video surveillance market. 

Canon is expanding their video surveillance offering. This report examines their product offering as well as strengths and weakness relative to competitors.

Canon Video Surveillance Background

In video surveillance, Canon's product line has 6 IP cameras including 3 PTZs, 2 mini-domes and a single box camera (see product brochure for overview). 

Probably the most well known Canon network cameras are their PTZs (with a maximum zoom of 40x). Additionally, at this year's ASIS, Canon added a vandal resistant mini-dome.

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