Dome Camera Usage Statistics 2022

By Brandon Niskala, Published Jul 25, 2022, 07:52am EDT (Info+)

Domes have long been the most popular camera form factor, but have turrets and bullets taken market share? To find out, we asked integrators:

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In the last year, what approximate percentage of cameras have you deployed were dome form factor? Why?

Based on 180+ integrator responses, we show usage patterns across integrators, and the most common 6 themes why dome cameras are/are not used.

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*** ********** **** ******** **** **** half ** *********** ****** ***** * majority ** *** ****.

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**** ***** ** ************ ** ****, ***** ***** */* ** *********** usually ********* *****.

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Key ********* ******

***** **** *** *** ****** ** integrator *********:

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  • **** ** ***
  • ******** ***** ** ****
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  • **** ****** *******: ***** *****/** **********

**********/*****

*********** **** ******** ********* ******** **********/***** as ***** **** ****** *** ***** domes, ** **** ******* **** ** be **** ********* **** ******* ** box *******, ********** "****" ** "*****" dome *******.

  • "******** * ** ********** *** & Bullet ******* *** ***** ***** *** unadulterated *****, ************* ********* **** ** lean ******* **** *******. **** *** attractive ** **** *** **** ********* and **** * ******* ********* **** traditional ****** *******. *** ***** *** not ** ** ***** *** ** the ****** (****) ***** *** *** difference *** **** ** **********."
  • "**** ******* *** **** ******** **** bullet ******* ** ** ** **** dependent. *******, *** *** ******* ** operate ** ********** ** **** * larger **** **** ********* ** ********* speaking, ***** *** *** ***** ****** of ******. *********, **** ** ***** to ****-***** ******, ******* **** **********."
  • ”********** ** ******** *** ******* ****** we ****** **** *******. ********* ****** always *** ****** ************, *** **** clients ****** ***** ** *** ******** as ****. ** ********** *** *** a *******, ******* **** ******* *********** for ******.”
  • ”******** ***** *** *************** ******, ** preferred, ** ***** ***** **** ** the ************* *****. ******** ***** **** to ** ********* ********* **** ******, and ****** ***** *** ***-*** **** the *****”
  • "** ********* *********, ***** **** ** have **** **** ** ********* ******, are **** ******** ********** ** *** customer, **** *** "**** ** ***** site" ** **** ************* *** **** well ** ****-******* ********."
  • "*** **** *******, ** * ******, are **** ************* ********. **** ** the **** ******** ** *** ******, bullet *******, *** ***** *** **** models ** ***** ****."
  • "** ****** **** ******* *** ****** areas ****** *** **** *** ***** that * **** ****** ****** *** cause **** ********* ****** **********."
  • "**** ******* **** ** ** *** most ****** ** **. ********* ***** bullet ******* **** *****. **** ******* blend **** *** ***********."
  • "******* ****** ***** ** **** *** be **** **** ******** ******* - using **** ** ****** ***** *** give * ***** * **** ****** or ****** ****."
  • "**** ** ********* ***** *** **** common ****** ****** ** *** ******. Domes *** ************* ******** *** ******* blended **."
  • "********** *** * ***** ******* ** performance *** ******** ******* *** *** main ****** *** ********* **** *******."
  • "**** *** ************* ******** *** *** most ****. ****, **** ****** ********* cameras *** ** *** **** ******."
  • "****** ****** **** ******* *** ******* outdoor ********** ***** **** **** ** be ******* ** **** ******"
  • "** ****** **** ******* ** ***** building **********, ****** **** **** *** indoor *************."
  • "****** *** ** *** ******** **** factor *** ******** ** ************ *** indoor"
  • "****** **** *** ** ***** ****. Bullet ***** ***** *** ********** *****."
  • "********* **** ********* **** *** **** looks ****** *************."
  • ”***** **** **** *** ************.”
  • ”*** **** ********* *** ***** **********.”
  • "****** ** *******, ****** **********."

Vandal/Environmental **********

******, *********** ***** ****** *** ************* protection, ******** *** **** **** **** dust *** ***** ****** **** ***** form ******* *** *** **** *********** to ***** ********** ** ****** ** by ***** **** ***** **** ******* which *** ** **** ****** ******* and *****.

  • "** **** *** **** **** ********* for ****** ********* **********. ** ***** almost *** ***** ******* ******* ****** at ***** **** ***** ********** **** any ******* ******* ***** ******. **** are ******* ** ******* ***** ** well **** ********** ***** ************. *’** learned ** **** ****. ** *** turrets ** ****** ***** ***********.”
  • "** ******* **** **** **** **** due ** *** ******** **** **** collection ** *** ***** ***** **** used ** ******* *********. ** **** placed ***** ** ******** ****** ******* problems. ** * ****** ** *********** being ******* ** **** ****** * dome ** *********, * ****** ***** easily ** ***** ** * **** if ******* *** ***.”
  • "** *** ************* **% **** *******. They *** **** ****** *********, ** is **** ** ***** ********* ****** it ** **** *** ****** ****. Came **** ** ****** ** ****** from **% ** **% ******* * had ******* *** ***** ****** ******* in ****."
  • "**** ******* *** ****** ********* **** the ********, ***** *** **** ********. They *** **** **** ***** ** being ********** ** ****** ** ***** or ***** *******. *** ***** **** makes ** **** *** **** *** dust ** ***** ** **."
  • "***** *** **** ************ *******, **** discrete (********* ** ****), *** ****** for ***** ** ******* ******** ****. They *** **** ***'* ** ***** by *****, ****, ******* ******** ***."
  • "** ****** ****** *** ***** ******* they *** ****** ********* **** *******, they ***'* ****** ** **-***** ** moved (**** * ****** ** ****** can) *** **** *** **** ***** to *********."
  • "** **** ** *** **** ******* to ********** *********. *** **** ******* are ****** *** ****** ** ****** the ******* ****. **** ***** ***** coverage ** **** ** *********"
  • "** ****** ******* ******* ******* *** dome ******* ******* *** **** ******** to ****, **** *** ****. ***** 80% ** ***** ** ******* *** multisensor *******."
  • "**** ***; *********** ********, *** ** vandal *********, **** ** *****, *** have ** ***** **, **** *******/*******, have **** ******** *******"
  • "****** * **** ****** **** ****** in ******* **** ** ****** ****. The ***** ** **** ****** ** to ***** ********* ** ******."
  • "****'** ********* **** ** ********* ***** we *** ********* ***** ****** ********* with ** ******** ****** ** *******.”
  • "***** *** *** ******* ******* ******, because **'* **** ** **** ***** field ** **** *** **** *** well ********* ** *********."
  • "********* *** ****** ***** ******** * will ****** * **** ******* ** low ******* **** *** ********** ** people"
  • "*********** ** ******** *******. **** *** weatherized *******, **** ***** **** ** interior ** **** ** ********."
  • "** ****** **** ******* ******* **** are **** ****** ********* **** ***** available *******.”
  • "** ****** **** ******* ** ***** a ***** **** *** **** ****** to ** ******** ****"
  • "*********** *** ****** **** ** ********* environment ******."
  • "*** **** *** **** ******."

Ease ** ***

**** ** ************ *** ********** **** cited ** *********.

  • "**** ** **********, ****** **************. * work ** * *** ** ******* of ******** ********* *** ** ********* replace ******* **** ******* ****** *** similar ****."
  • "****** *** ** **** ** ************ and **** **** ** ********* ********* outdoors. **** ***** *******, *** **** in ********* ***** ********* ** ********."
  • "** ****** **** ******* ** **** locations ******* **** *** **** ** install *** **** ************* ******** ** the *********."
  • "**** ******* *** ***** **** *** needed. ***** **** ******. **** ** orient."
  • "** *** **** ******* *** ** their *********** ** ********."
  • "****** ********* *** **** ** ******* in **** ************."
  • "**** ** *******, ********* * ***** form ****** *** ********."
  • "**** ** **********"

Obscured ***** ** ****

**** *********** ********** **** ** ** harder ** *** ***** **** ******* are ***** ***** *** ******/******* ******** the ********* *** **** ** **********, while ******* *** ******* *** **** easily ** ****.

  • "** ** ****** *** * ****** to **** ***** * **** ** pointing **. * ****** ** ****** camera. **** ***** ******* ****** ********* from * ****** *********** *** ** view. **** **** ********* ** ********** hits ******** ******* *** ** ******* viewing ****."
  • "********* *** **** ************ *** **** to ******* ***, * *****, *** fact **** *** *** *** ******* see *** ********* *** ****** ** pointed ***** *** ****** **** **** intrusive.”
  • "******* ********** ** ** **** ** more ********* *** ******* ** ********* field ** ****. ** **** *** a *** ** ************* *** *****-*******, which * ******* ** '*****'"
  • ”**** ******* *** ****** ** *****, harder ** ** ****** *** ** the ***** ****, *** *** ***'* always **** ***** **** *** ******** at.”
  • "*** ****** ** **** **** * dome ****** ** ******* ** **** a ******** *** ** ******”
  • "**** ** **** ***** **** *** looking *** ************* ********. **** ** install."

******

*******, **** ****** ********* ***** ******* they *** **** ********* *** ** stock.

  • "**** *** ************* *** **** ****** for ****** *** ******* *** **** effective. **** *** ****** ********* *** often **** *** ******* ****** **** in."
  • "**** ******* *** ***** * ****** of *** **** ******** *** ********** regularly ***** ***** *******. ****** = demand."
  • "**** *** *** **** ********* **** factor *** **** **** ** ** the **** *********."
  • "************ *** ******* ***"
  • "******* ********* *****"

Most ****** *******: ***** *****/** **********

*** **** ****** ****** *** *** selecting **** ******* *** ****/**** ************ on ***** *** ******* ** ** bounce **** **** *** ****.

  • "* ****** ******* ** **** ** away **** ****** ** ***** ***** and ** **********."
  • "** ******* **** **** **** **** due ** *** ******** **** **** collection ** *** ***** ***** **** used ** ******* *********. ** **** placed ***** ** ******** ****** ******* problems. ** * ****** ** *********** being ******* ** **** ****** * dome ** *********, * ****** ***** easily ** ***** ** * **** if ******* *** ***."
  • "** ****** *** ** ****** ***** primarily *** ** ********* ********** ** IR *****. **** ** ********* ** issue **** ******* **********, *******, **** and ****** *********** *** *********** **** indoor *********** ** **** ******* ** well. * ********* ************* *** **** deployments ** *** ***** ****** ******** in ********** *** ********** *** ****** dome ***** **** *** ****** ****. When ***** **, **+ ****** ******** this ****** ** ****** * ******. Additionally ***** *** ***** ********* ************* fail ****** **** ** **** ******** where *** **** ******** ** *** base, ***** ******* ***** *% ** the ****, ** ** **********. ** will ******* ******** **** ******* ** requested ** *** ********."
  • "** **** *********** * *** ** IR ****** ****, *** ** ***** many ***** *********** **** ** ****. So ** ******* ********** **** *******"
  • "*** ***** ****** **** **** **** of **** ** ***** ** ****"
  • "** **** *** **** **** ********* for ****** ********* **********. ** ***** almost *** ***** ******* **** ****** at ***** **** ***** ********** **** any ******* ******* ***** ******. **** are ******* ** ******* ***** ** well **** ********** ***** ************. *** learned ** **** ****. ** *** turrets ** ****** ***** ***********."
  • "** **** ****** ***** ** ** need ****** *********. *********, ** ********* always ***** ** ** * ******* after *** ***** *** ***** ***** of *** **** ******** **** *** dust."
  • "** **** ****** ***** ****** ** in ***** ***** ***** ***'* * comparable ****** ** ****** ******. ** always **** ****** **** ***** **** IR **********."
  • "** ****** *** ****** ** ****** format ********* *** ** ****** **** IR *********** ** *** **** ** night - ****** *** ** ***** getting ***** / **** *** ******* the *******. **** **** *** **** in ***** ****** ************ **** ********* do *** ****** ** **."
  • "************* ** ***** **** - * have ***** ** ******. * ***** dome *** * **** ************ **** but *** ***** *** **** ** scratched ** ***** ********** *** ******* the ****. **** ******* *** ******* sealed ** **** ****** ** ***** seeping **."
  • "*'** ***** ***** *** **** **** for ****** ***. *** ******* * would *** *** **** ******* ** the ********* - *** ******* **** start ** *** ***** *** ***** away ** ******* ****** * ***** and ***** ******* **** ******** ** night - **** **** ** **** them **** **** ******* *** ** spiders *** **** ********** ****** **** and ** ******* *** ** ** out *** ***** ****. ** ***** is **'* ******* **** **** **** organic ***** ***** - ******** ****** blacked *** ***** *** ****, ** one **** **** *******. ** **'* more ** * ********* **** **** know ** ** **** - ******* get ****** ******** ** *****"
  • "******** ****** / ********** ***** ***** less ********."
  • "***** **** *** *********** **** **** sometimes **** ***** ***** ****** **** gets *****"
  • "** ****** *******. ***** ****** **** IR ******* ** ***** ****** *** dome ***** ** ********* *********."
  • "******** ** *********** *** ***** ********. Only *** ************ ****** ***** * customer ****'* * ****** ** ** more ******** ***** ** ** *****"
  • "***** *** ***** *** *** *******. I **** ****** ******** ***** ** home ** **** ** *** ***** a ****** ***********."
  • "** **** ****** ************ ** ***** turret ***** ** '**** ***' ******* due ** *** ** *********** ********. We *** ***** ** ***** ********** of ******* ************ ***** ** **** the ************."
  • "**** **** ****** **** ************ *** require ******* ******** **** ******* ** bullets."
  • "***** ******* **** **** **** **** dirty. ****** ***********. ****** ***** ***** due ** ** ****** ****"
  • "**** *** ******* **** ** ********** clouding ******"

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