H.265 has been available in IP cameras for more than 5 years and, in the past few years, the number of manufacturers supporting this codec has increased substantially.
However, major manufacturers including Avigilon, Axis, and Bosch still only support H.265 on a minority of their cameras. Plus, smart codecs have emerged as an important alternative means to reduce bandwidth usage (see Smart Codec Usage Statistics).
So how widely is H.265 being used?
180 integrators responded answering:
In the past year, what percentage of cameras did you deploy that used H.265 for streaming/recording video? Why?