Megapixel Challenges Discussed

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jul 22, 2010

Moving to megapixel IP cameras brings a number of challenges and considerations that are new even to  experienced security integrators. This week, we held a webinar that featured an extension discussion with integrators and other industry professionals on these points.

In the 5 minute video below, we examine how to determine what types of cameras are needed to achieve a certain quality level. The video explores the use of pixels per foot and Field of View widths in designing megapixel based surveillance systems. [Note: For background, make sure to read our in-depth report on 'How Many Pixels are Needed for High Quality Video Surveillance'.]

Our unique approach to webinars is to foster in-depth discussion with the webinar attendees live on the call. We will continue to expand these webinars and share the recorded version with our members.

How Many Pixels are Really Needed?


Pixels Available Per Megapixel Camera


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Hot IP Cameras Examined


Low Light Issues with Megapixel Cameras


Max Frame and Resolution


H.264 vs. MJPEG Bandwidth Consumption

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