Fundamental Barriers to Surveillance Innovation

Author: John Honovich, Published on May 23, 2011

Projecting the rate of new technology adoption is critical for determining what products should be developed and sold. In the surveillance market, significant skepticism about adoption is common. You often hear people criticize H.264 uptake ("it's been around forever but only now being used in surveillance"), video analytics use ("it's just a feature") and IP cameras ("over a decade and still only used by a distinct minority"), etc.

Because surveillance depends on integrating systems, the introduction of any new component faces fundamental barriers, regardless of performance.

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