HD Analog Usage Rising But Barriers Growing

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Jan 09, 2017

The good news for HD analog is that its usage is rising, fairly significantly since our 2015 HD analog usage statistics.

The bad news for HD analog is that integrators rejecting it is also rising, even more significantly compared to 2015.

The result is one of the most polarizing technologies in the industry. This report shares and analyzes those statistics, examining the key barriers and future challenges for HD analog.

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  • "** ****** **** ***** ** ***** **% ** *** ********. We ***'* **** ********* ** ***. ** ************ *** ****** AHD ******. *** ** *** *** ******** ** *** **** interface ** *** ****** *******. **** **** ***'* **** ** well ** * ******** ***."
  • "**% - ****** *** ***** ******* *** ** **** ***** prices ** **** *********"
  • "** ****** *%, ** **% ****** ** **** ** ** easier ************"
  • "** ** *** **** ****** **. ** *** ***** ******* DVR *** ** *** *** ***** ** ******* **** ****** with ********* *******. ***** ** *** ******* **** ** ******. Mostly ** *** ********* ******* *** ******* ***** *** ********* own ***."
  • "**%. ** ****** ** **** *********** *** **** *********, *** there ****'* **** ****."
  • "** **** ***** **% ** *** *% ***. ** **** use *** ** * ****** *** ******** *******. ** **** used ***** **** ******, ** ********* *** ** ** *******. We ****** **** ***, * **** ***** **** **** ***** compliant ******** *** *** *** *** ** ***** *** ** more ** ***** ****."
  • "** ****** **% / ** **% **** ********'* **** ** move ** **** **. ** ****** ** **** ** ********* where ** ** *** ******** ** ******* *** ***** *** EoC ******* ***** ***** ** *****."
  • "*% ** ******. ********* ******** ** ** ***** ** *** art *** ****** ******* ** ******* **** ** ******."
  • "*% ** ******; ****** ** ** *********** **** ************ * standard ****** ****** *** ***** **** ****** *** **********. *** more ******** *** ******** ** *** **** **** ********** *** benefits ***** ** ** ********. **** *** ********'* ** ****. is ******* ******** ***, ** ********* **, *** **** ********** the ** ********* *** **** *** ** ***** ** ** under ***** *******."
  • "** **** **** *%. ******** ** **** ** ( ** a *** **** *********) ** ***'* ******** ***** ** ** customers; ** **** *** ******** ***** ** ******* ** ****** for ********* *******."
  • "*% ** ****** ** **% **."
  • "%** ** *******. **** * *** ******** *** *** *******."
  • "****** ** (**%). ** **** *** ** ****** *** **** small ********** *** ********. *** **** ********* *** ****** ** large ***** ********** *** **********. **** ** ** ***** ***** used *** *** ****."

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  • "**% ** ** **% **, *** ** *** **** ** preinstalled ******* *** **** ** ** ********."
  • "**/**. *** **** ****** ** *** **** ** ****** *** cost ******** ** ***** **** ** *** ******** *******. ****** was ********* **** *** ***** *******."
  • "***% ** ******. ********* ** *********** ****** *** ********* ******** analog ******* ** * ******* **** ** ***'* **** ** recable *** *** *** *** ******* ** ****."
  • "**/** ******* **** ** ** *** ***** ** **** **** resolution *********** **."
  • "******** **% **** ** ******. ** ** ***** ****** **** pulling *** ***** ** * ********. *** **** *** ******** HD ****** *** ****** *** ** ****. *** **** *** is *** *** **********, ** ** ****** ** **** ******* IP *** *** *** *************. *** *** ******** ****** ** using ** ****** ** ******** ****** ** *** *** ********** available *** **** ********** ***** ********** *** ** *******."
  • "**% ** ****** &**% ** ** *** * *** ** upgrade ******** ******* **** *** *** **** ** ***** *** money *** *** *****" 
  • "**% ** ****** ** **% **. ******* ***** ************* & easy ********* ********** *** ** ******."
  • "**/**, ********* ******."
  • "**'* **% ** ** ******. ******* ** **** * *** of ***** (*** ***) *******. *** ** ** ******* *******, it's **% ** **."
  • "**% ** *** ******* *** ****** ****** ** ** ******. Customers *** ***** **** ***** *********. ** *** ***** ** HD ****** ******* **** ** *** ***** **. ** *** still ****** *** ********** *** ** **** **************."
  • "* ***** *** ****** **/**. ** ** ****** **** * cost ******* ***** *****. ** ***/***** ******** ** *** ******** needs ** **** * ****** ***** ** **** **** ** going ** **** ****** *** ***** *** *** ****/**** *** position **** *** * ********** **** ** ** ** ******."
  • "**-**. ******* ****** ** ******* ** *******. ** **** ********* for **** *********. **** *********** *** ** **** ** ****** and ***** *****" 

Reasons *** ********* ** ******

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  • "***% **. ** **** ****** ** ***** *** ************, *** distance *** ****** *********** **** ** ******* **."
  • "***% ** ***.....** **** **** ** **** (** *** **** Quality **********)."
  • "* **** *********** **** ** ****** *** +** ******* ******. I ******** ****** ** ** ** **** *** ***** *******."
  • "**% ** **. ** **** **** ** *** ***** ******** so ** **** ******** **** ****** ****** ** ****** ** video ************, **** ****** **."
  • "***% **. ** *** ********** ******** ********** * ***** *** infrastructure *** **** ***** ************ ** *** ** ******."
  • "*%. ** ***'* *** ** ******. ** ** *** **** we ***'* ******* ** ** * ****** ****** *** **** people. *** *** ***** *** ************* ***'* *** ****. ** see **** ** * ******* *** ******* *******."
  • "***% ** - ** ** ****** - ******* ** ****'* promoting, ******* ** ********** ******** **** **** *.* ** **********. 720P **'* *** ***** ********** *** ****** ***** ********* ***, who ****** ***** ****?"
  • "*% *****'* **** * ****** ***. ** *****'* **** ***** in * ************ *********** **** *** **** ******* ******** ******* distributed ******* *** **********. *** *** *** **** ****** ****** runs ** *** *** ********."
  • "*%. ** ***'* **** *** ******* ***** ********* ******** **** would ********* ****** ** ******. ********** ******* *** **** ******-***** businesses *** ****** **."
  • "** *** ******** ** *** ******* ** ** ** ** don't ***** *** ****."
  • "***% **. ** ***'* ******* ** ****** ** * **** solution *** *** *********."
  • "***% **. ** **** ***** **** ** ******. * ***** consider ** ** * ***** ** ** ** ******* ***** the ******** ******* ****** ***** ** ****** *** ***** ****** advise **-******* ** **** ** *** **** ****** ***** *** using *** ****** ** ******* **** **** ** *** ***'* know *** ******* ** *** ****** *** ***** ************. * would **** ******** ***** ******** ******* ****** ** * ***** prove **** *** **** ********* *** *** ******* *** ** big **** ********* *** ****** **** *** ******* **-******."
  • "*%. ** **** **** ** *********. ** *** * ******* that ******** **** ********* ******** **** *** ****** ** *** network ** ** ***** **** **** ***** **** *** ******* we **** **** *** ******* *****."
  • "* ** ******. ** *** * ******* ***** ** ****** options."
  • "*%, ******* **** *** ** ****** ** *** **** **** within *** ******** *******."
  • "*** ******* **. *** ** ****** ** ** *********** ****-** work-around ** ****** ** **** *** **** ********* *********** ***********"
  • "*% ** ******, **% **. ** **** *** ******* ****** better, *** **** **** ** *** *** ******* ****** ** will ****** ****** *** ******* *** ************* **** ** ******* allow." 

Barriers ** ** ******

****** * ********** *** ******** *****, ** *** * ****** of ******** ******** ** ** ******:

  • **** ** ***** ***** ******* - **** * ** *** ~10 ******* ************* (*********, *****, ******) **** ***** ** ******. Because ** ****, **** *********** *** *** ***** ****** (*.*., Axis, ********, ****, *********, ***., ***.) **** ** *******.
  • ********* ****** **** *** ****** *** ** - ***** ********* and ***** *** **** ***** *************, **** **** ********* ******** HD ****** ** * ***** *** / ****** ****** ** IP, ***** **** *** ***** ** ***** *** *********.
  • ******* ******* ******* - **** ** ****** ******* *** ***** ***, simpler *********, **** * **** ** **** ******* *** ******** features (**** ****** *** ********** *****, ***** ** ****** *** to *** *** ** *** *****).
  • ******* ******* ******* - **** ** ***** ******* ****** ** use ** ******, *** ******* ****** ** ******* ******* ***** this **** *********.

Positive ****** ** ***

** *** **** ****, ** ****** *** ***** **** ********* nothing ** **** ** * ******** **** ****** **** ** integrators ***, ******* ***** ********. ****** ** ***** *****.

Negative / ********** *** ******

** ****** ** ******* ****** **********, ****** ************* *** ****** ***** over ****. *** ** ***** ****** ****** **** **********.

*******, ****** **** ***** ****** *** ** ****** ******** *** unless *** ******* *** * ** ****** ************* ********* ***** products **** ** ***** *********, ** ****** ** ****** ** remain ** *** ***** *** ** *** ****** ** * major, *** ***********, ******.

 

Comments (19)

* ** ******** * ****** ********* ** ***** ********. ****** the ****** ***** ******* *** *** ***** ** ** ****** cameras ***** **** *** **** ** ************* **** ******** **** IP ************ * ******** **** **********. * *** ** ***** in *** ****, *** * **** ***'* *** * **** for ****** ************ ******** ** ******* **** **** * ***** image (** ****). ******* **** **** *** ****** ** ***** about *** ** *** ********* ********* ********* ****** *** ***** with ** ******* (*******, ******** ** **** *********, ** **********, etc) *** * ****** ******** ** ****** ** ** * better ***********. ** ****** ***** **** ** **** ** ****** because ** ***** ****, ** **** ********* ** *** **/******** and ** **** ** ** *** ** *********** **** ***** provide ******* **** **** ****** ** **** **** *****?

** ****** ***** **** ** **** ** ****** ******* ** costs ****, ** **** ********* ** *** **/********...

*** ************* ***** * ****** ********** ******** ** *** ******. This ** ** ********* ******.

** ** *****, ** ** ********** ****** ** **** **** but ****** **** ** *** (*******) ************* ***** ** ******, the ******** *** ***** ** ** **** ** ********.

**** ************ ** *** **** ** ****** ***** ** **** HD ******? *'* *** ****** ** ** ********, **** ******** interested ** *** ********.

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* ** *** ****** **** *** ** ***** *** ******** to *** ******* *********** *** ***** *** ********** **** ******** of **. *******:** ****** ** ** ***** ****

*'** ****** ******** *** ***** ******** *** ** ***** *** not ******. * ******* ** ** ****** ** ********* * little ******** ******, ** ******* ********** & ******* *** ***** before ******* ** ** *** *** (******** ** ******).

* ***** *** ****** ** **** ************* **** ** *** the **** ******* ** ****** ****. ****'** ***** ***** ********** power ******. * ******* *** ********** ** *** *********** ***** have ** ****** ** *** *** *** **** ** ****** on **** ******* **** **'* *** ** **, ***** ***** mean ***'* **** ** ******** **** * ****** *** ** handle ****.

** *** ** ******* ***** ** *** ** * ***, so ***** ********* ***** * ********* **** *** ** ** I ******* ** ***'* *** **. *'* **** ** *** it ****** ******.

****** **** **** **** *** *** ******* ** *** ** Analog *******, ** ******* ****** **** **** ** ****?

"** *** ** ******* ***** ** *** ** * ***, so ***** ********* ***** * ********* **** *** ** ** I ******* ** ***'* *** **. *'* **** ** *** it ****** ******."

********/**/***-**

** ******** **** **** ***...****** ** ***** **** ** ***** it's ********* ** *** **** * ** ******* ***** ****** (and ** ******* ***** ******).

* **** ***** *'** **** **** ****** **** ** ****** in ********** *** *********** ** ********** ******* ** *** ** analog ** *** ********. ************, ****** *** *********** ****** *** choice *** *** ***'* ****** *** ***** **** *** *****.

* ***** ** ****, ******** ***** ****** ** ** ** the ****** *** **** * **** *** *****, ******** *** features *'** **** *** * ******* **** ********* ***, * door ****** **** * ****** ********** *** *** **** ********** than ** ********, ******* ****** :-)

**** ****** **** **** ** *** ******* *** *** **** client *********** ** ****** ****** ** *** ** **** ***** of ****: **** ** * **** ** **********, **** ***** I **** ** ********** ** *** **** ****** *** *** much *** * *****.

** ************ ****** **** ** ********* *** ****** **** ******** without ********* ** * ***** ******** **********. * **** *** so **** *** *** **** **** ******* **** *** ***** trunk ******* ********. **'* ***** ** ** * ******* ** quality ******* *** **** ****** **** **** *** *** ***** security *******. ***** *** *** * ***** ***** ** ** wasn't *****?

* ***** *** **** **** ** **** *** ** **** you **** * *******, *** ***** ***** ** ** ***** installers/users.

* ***** *** **** **** ** ****

**** ***** ** * ******, ** ********** **** ** *** there ** **** ** ****. *********, ** ****** ** ***** well ** *** *** ****** / ****** ***** ***** *********** is ********** *********.

******** ** *** ****** ***** ******, *** *** ******* ** marketing ** **** ******* ******* ***. **** *** *** ****** video ******, *** *** *** *** ***.
*** **** ** **** ******** ****** ******* ** ***** ***** in *** **** ** "********" *** ** ********* ** ** cameras? *** ** *** ****** ** "**** ** *** ******"?
** ***** ** **** **** **** ** *** ***** ** the *********; ** **** *** ******** ** ******* ** *** trade *** ** ****, **** ******* ******* & ***** ************ instead ** ********** ****** *** ******** ******* **.
** *** ********** ******* ** ******** **** *** ** ** the ********, **** **** **** *** *********, ******* & ********** they ********** ** ** ** ***** ******.

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* ***** **** ** * **** *****, ******* ************* **** that **** ********* ** ******** *** **** **** ***** **** go ****** *** ************ ** **** **** ** ****** ***'* can ******* (**** **** ********* ** ********).

***, * ***** ****-********* *****-******* ** ****** ** ** *******, to ******** *** ************* *** **** ** ***********, ***** ** a **** *** ** **** ** ****** ******* **** ********** than ** ******* ** **** *****.

*** ** *** **** ******** * *** *** ** ** anlog **** ** ** *** ******* ** ******* *** ********'* existing **** **************. *** **** (*** ****) ** **-***** *** an ** ****** *** * ******** **** ******** ****** ******** cameras, *** **** * *********** ******** ****** ** ***** ***** choice.

******* ******* ******* - **** ** ***** ******* ****** ** use ** ******, *** ******* ****** ** ******* ******* ***** this **** *********.


******** *** *** *****:

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