Embed SD Cards inside IP Cameras?

By John Honovich, Published Nov 15, 2012, 07:00pm EST (Info+)

Would it be a good idea to embed SD cars inside IP cameras? With edge storage becoming a hot trend, could this help drive adoption and increase satisfaction of edge storage use? In this note, we look at the pros and cons of the approach.

Background

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Pros ** ********* ** *****

** *** * ****** ** ********* advantages ** ********* ** ***** ****** of ** *******:

  • ******* ********* / ***** ****: ********** ** ****** *** *******, where *** **** ***** ** ******** out *** ****, ********* ***** **** the **** *** ** ******* *** recording ** ** ***** *** ****** camera.
  • ********** *** *** ** *****/****** ** cards: **** ***** ****** ***** *** SD *****, **** *** **** ********* readily ********* ** ***********. *******, **** increases *** **** ** *******. ** embedding * *********, **** ******* ** card, *** ************ *** ***** ******* ┬áissues.
  • ******* ***** ****: ****** ***'* *** **** ******** buying **, ********** **, ********** *** dealing **** *** ****** *******. ****** it ******** *** **** ** ** 20 ******* *** ******.

Cons ** ********* ** *****

** *** ***** ****, ******* ***** are *********:

  • ******** ****** **** ***** ******* / SKUs: **** **** ******** **** *** complexity *** *************, ************, ***.
  • ************ ** ****** **** ******* *****: ***** *** ********* ******* ** they ****** **** **** **** ******* later (****** ********** *** ****** ************ could ***** ** ******** ** **** in ********** ** *** ******** ** card).
  • ******** ** *** ** **** *****: ********* * ****** ******** ** card ******** ****** (*) ******* *** whole ****** **** ** *** ************ or (*) ******* ** *** ****** internals *** ******* ******** *** ******. Either ***, **** ** *******. *** practical **** **** ** ********* ** the ******** ******** ** ** ***** which ** ***** ***** *******, ********** for ********* ******* *** ** ** cameras.

******

*****, ***** **** ******* ** ** its *******. ** ** *** *** manufacturers ********* ** *** **** ***** options ***. ****, **** ******* ** relatively ******* *** ** ****** *** (at ** - *****) ** ***** might ** *********** ******** ** ******* the **** ** *** ****** (** 128GB, ***.).

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