H.265 Usage Statistics 2021

By Zach Segal, Published Jan 12, 2021, 10:37am EST

H.265 has been widely available in IP cameras for many years but new IPVM statistics show that a significant percentage of cameras still are not using it. Why?

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175 integrators answered:

In the past year, what percentage of cameras did you deploy that used H.265 for streaming/recording video? Why?

Inside this note, we examine the main drivers for and against H.265 plus share detailed integrator commentary.

Key ******

*** ********* *** ****** emerged:

  • *.*** ***** *** ***** since **** **** ******* 1/3rd ** **** ** cameras **** **** **** integrators ***** ** ** least **** ** *** time (**% ** **%)
  • **** *** *********** ******** that *** ******* **** deployed **** ***** *.***
  • **** ** ******* ** either *** ****** ** recorder *** *** **** common ******* *****
  • **** ******** **** ********* over *********** *** ********, especially **** ******* ****** dropping.
  • **** *********** *** *********** over-estimating *** ********* *** storage *******

Statistics *********

*******, ******* **** ** cameras ** *** **** year **** *.***, ** from ~*/*** ** ****:

**** **% ** *********** used ** *.***, **** from **% ** ****:

*.*. *** ***-** ***** was ******* (**% **. 48% ** *******).

******* ** *** ****** and *** *******

*** **** ****** ******* in *** *.*** ** or ** *** **** is ** *** ***/*** supports **, ** *** integrator ********* ****** ************ offers **:

  • **%. * *** ** use *.*** ** *** camera ******** **. *** less **** **** **** we ******* ******** **** it ***** ***.”
  • “**% *** ********** **** new ******. **** **** available.”
  • “**% ******* ** ** the *** *** ****** both *******. ********** **** grow, *** ** ***** heavily ******** ** *.***.”
  • “**% - *** ******* network ********* ** * nice ******* ** ********. Not *** ******* **** the ***** *********** ******* that ** ****”
  • “**% * *** ** when *********”
  • “**% **** *** ********* between ******* *** **** h.264”
  • “**%. *** *** ******* have *.*** **********”
  • “is **********. ** **** the ****** *** *** to **** *** *.*** on *** **** ********* release ** ****** ******** and *** ********. *** percentage ** **********”
  • ***** ** ** **% of *** ******** ** 2020 **** *.*** ****** always ****** **** ** the ******** ************ ** VMS *** *** ******* it. ** *** *.*** to ****** ********* ** networks *** *******.”
  • “****** ** **-**% ***' a ****** ****** *** customers *** ******* ********. Some ******* ***'* ***** H.265 **** ******* ******* or ***** ****'* *** other *** ****** *** I ****** ******** ** for ***** *** *** engineering **** ********”
  • “******** **%. ** ***** like *** *** ********** to ** ******, *** not *** ***'* **** to ** **** ** handle *.*** **** ******* camera *************. ** *** it ******** ** *** to **** ********* *** storage”
  • “**% **** ******* *** VMS ***** ***'* **** well **** **** ***** using ***”

Not ***** - ******* / *********** ********

* ****** ** *********** who *** *** ***** H.265 ********* ***********, ********** related ** **** **** decoding ** *** *******:

  • “**** **** (%**) **** had ** *** ** far ** **** *** used ** **** *** to **** ******** **** long ******** *** **** connections ******** *** **** packets ** ** ******”
  • “**** ** *** ******* we ******* *** ******* H.265 ** **** ****** would ** **+%. *** if *** ******** ** how ***** ** ** configure/use *.*** **** ***** be ****** ** **%. the *** ******** ** too ***** *** ***** systems *** *** **** clients”
  • “**** ** *** ******* are ********** *** *.*** due ** ********* ********** power ****** *** ****** side ********”
  • ** **** **** **** than ******** **** *.*** - *** ** **** seen ***** ********* ** storage *****, *** **** you ** **** ** look ** ******** ******** the ********* *** *** worth *** ********. ** continue ** *** *.*** as ****** ******* *** for ** **'* ***** not *** ******** *********** choice *** ********* *******”
  • “** *****'* ********* *** cameras *** *.*** ***. Typically **** **** ** much ******** ** *** system ** ***. ******** need ** ******* ****** with **** ** *** software ******* ********* **** feature ****** *** **** newer ********* ***** ***”
  • “* *** ** *** extra *** ***/** ********* required *** ********”
  • “*%. ** *** *** to ** ******** ** our *********”
  • “**% **’* * ****** of *******. ***** ******* offer **, ***** *** support ** *** **** what ******* **** ******* it ****. ** **** noticed **** *.*** ***** a *** **** ********** power ** *** **** so ********* **’* *** about ****”
  • “** *****'* **** *.***, for ******* **** *** too ***** **** ******* back, *** ******** ** saving ******* *** *** too ***********”

Not ***** - ***** ****** *******

******* ***********, *** **** fewer **** ** ****, cited ***** ****** ** a ****** *** *** using *.***. **** ***** be *** ** ********* smart *.*** *********.

****, ***** *** **** confusion ** ***** ****** manufacturers ***** *.***, *** that ***** ****** (*.*. Axis *********, ****** **********) are *** ********* ** H.264. ** **** ******, smart ****** *** ** used ** *********** **** H.265 *** * ******* decrease ** *********.

  • “*%, ***** ****** *** sufficient”
  • “**** **%, ** ********* try *** ***** ** primarily **** **** *******, most ** ***** *** ones ******* **, *** we ******* **** ***** we *** *** ***** codecs *** ** ***** install **** ***** *** installed ******* ** *** is ***** *.***”
  • “...** *** ****** ********* on **** ** *.*** with *** ****** ****...“

Not ***** - ******* *****

******* ***** ******* **** they ****'* *** **** value ** ******** *.*** due ** *** *** cost ** *******.

  • “*%. **** ********* **** drive ***** *** ***** cost, *** *** ********** overhead **** ***, *** that *** *** ******* yet ***** ******* ****, we ***'* *** *** need ** ******* **** at **** ****”
  • “***** **% - *** I **** *** ****** done *** **** ** get *** *.*** ** work ** *** *** system ** *** - haven't ***** *** **** partly ******* **** ***** space ** ** *****”
  • **** ******* ** ******** have *** **** *****, but ** ****** ****** it. **** *** ******** our ******* ***, ** do *** *** * definitive ******* ** *******. Also ******* ** ******* very ********** *** **** cameras ** ****** *** 4MP ***** ***** ********** well”

Using - ******* / ********* **** *******

* ****** ****** *** using *.*** *** ********** network ********* *** ******* costs.

  • **% ****** ** ***** high ******* *****”
  • “***'* ********* ** ********* across ****** ********.”
  • “**% ***** *** *** cameras *** **** *** h265, ** **** ***** sense ** *** **** and **** ********* ** the ***** *********** *** more ********* *****”
  • “*** - ******* ****** to *** *** *.***+ more ************ ** ****** better ********* *** ******* storage ************”
  • ***** ***% ** ** installs **** ***** *** the *.***. *********** ** better ** * ********** it”
  • “***. ***** *********. ** all *** *** *******”
  • “**+% **** ****** *** storage *** *********”
  • “**% - ** **** bandwidth & *******”
  • “** *** *.*** ** most *** ****** ************* - ***** **% ** the ****. ****** ******* of *** ********* *******/********* storage ** *** ********* bandwidth”
  • “***% ** *** ******* we ****** **** ** least *.*** ** *** H.265+ ****** *********** ** enable **** ******* *** Gb”

Outlook *.***

***** ** ** * safe *** **** *.*** usage **** **** **** the **** *** *****, the **** **** ** is **** ** ~**% this **** ***** ** wide ************ ***** *** limited ******* ** *.*** in ***** ************.

** ******** ** * decade ***, ***** *** move **** ***** / MPEG-4 ** *.*** *** met **** ********** ** it ******* ****** ** megapixel *****, *** ***** to *.*** *** **** much **** **********.

********,*.*** *** **** *********, *** ***** *.*** results **** ****** *** the **** **** ****** of *.*** ** ***** surveillance. ** *** ***** hand, **** ** * few ********* **** *.*** as ** *********** ** differentiate ********** **** **********, the **** *** ***** for *.*** *** **** H.265 ****** **** ** an ****** **** *.***, H.266 *** ** *** off, ** ****.

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******** ******** *.*** ** XYZ *******. ** *** try ** *** *** h.265 ****** ** ******** ACC ****** ** ***** fine. ** *** *** to *** *** ****** app, **** ***’* ******* h.265. **** ***** * double **** *****.

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