HD Analog Usage and Rejection Statistics

Author: John Honovich, Published on May 11, 2015

Non-IP HD cameras are one of the most notable new trends in video surveillance but how much are they being adopted?

150 integrators answered our survey explaining how much AHD, CVI, TVI and SDI they are using, including why some are using and others have rejected them.

A few key patterns from the statistics:

  • Strong adoption shown, relative to other emerging video surveillance technologies.
  • A great deal of confusion amongst HD analog options emerged.
  • A clear loser shows but a clear winner among the options is not.
  • A significant minority is essentially ideologically opposed to HD analog.

Inside this note, we break down the statistics for AHD, CVI, TVI and SDHI plus share color commentary from the integrators on why they are using, considering or rejecting HD analog offerings. Finally, we conclude with projections for future HD analog prospects based on these results.

***-** ** ******* *** *** ** *** **** ******* *** trends ** ***** ************ *** *** **** *** **** ***** adopted?

*** *********** ******** *** ****** ********** *** **** ***, ***, TVI *** *** **** *** *****, ********* *** **** *** using *** ****** **** ******** ****.

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

  • ****** ******** *****, ******** ** ***** ******** ***** ************ ************.
  • * ***** **** ** ********* ******* ** ****** ******* *******.
  • * ***** ***** ***** *** * ***** ****** ***** *** options ** ***.
  • * *********** ******** ** *********** ************* ******* ** ** ******.

****** **** ****, ** ***** **** *** ********** *** ***, CVI, *** *** **** **** ***** ***** ********** **** *** integrators ** *** **** *** *****, *********** ** ********* ** analog *********. *******, ** ******** **** *********** *** ****** ** analog ********* ***** ** ***** *******.

[***************]

**********

*** ***** *** ******** **** ** ******, ***:

The ***** ***** - ***

**** *% ** *********** **** **** *** ***** / ******* HD-SDI, **** **** ** **** **** *** **** *********** ***** using *** ** ***. ***** *** ** *** ****** / most ******, ** ********* **** ****** *******. [**** *** ** not ****** *** ** ******** ** *** ************ ** ******** non-IP ** ************.]

AHD *********

****** *** ** * ******** ** ****** ******** *********** ******** *****, *********** **** *** **** ******** *** **** ******** ** analog, ********* *** *** ***. ** *** ******, **% ** integrators **** **** **** ***** *** *** ** *** ******** many ********** ***** ***** ***** ** *********, *** ************* *** do *** ***** ***. ******, ** ********** ************ ***** *** products ********** *** * *** ********* *** ****** ******* *** entire ******** ** ** ****** *********, ***.

**** ***** *********** ******, ** ******* *** ********** ***** *** from ******** ** ***** ***. ***** **** *** *** ****** are *** ******** ***, **** ***** ********** ** ****.

*******, ** *** ******** **** **** *********** ****** *******, **** have ** ********* ** ******** / ****** ******* *** ********* sounds **** ******** ** ******** ******.

CVI *** *** **** *** ****

***** *** ********* (*** *** ***) **** ** * **** heat, **** ****** *** *** ***** **** ********** ** *********** saying **** *** ** ** ***** ** *** ****** *****:

*******, ***** *** *** ***** ***** ** *** *** *** but **** **** *** *** '******' *** *****.

33% ***** / ******* *** ** ***

*******, **% ** *********** ****** ***** / ******* *** ** TVI, **** * ***** ****** ***** ****.

**** **** *** **** **** ******** ***** ** **% ** all ******* ***** **** *** ** ******. ******, ** *** comments ***** ****, ** ****** ** ********* ***** **** ** specific ************ - ******* ****** ****** *** ***** **** ******** coaxial *******. [** *** *** ** ****, ** **** ** a ****** ******** **** ****** **** **** (** ** ** analog ** ** ******) *** *********** ** ****** ********* **** results.]

*** **** ****** ***** *** *** **** *** ****** / small *******:

  • "***** *** ***** ******* ******** *** ***** ****** ***** ********"
  • "**** ******* **** *** ***** *******. '**' ****** ***** ** analog ******."
  • "** ****** ** *** **** **** ******* **** ** *** it ** *********** **** ******* ********* ***** ****** ** ************* from * ****** *********."
  • "**** ** *** **-*** *********, *.*. **** *****, *** ************ cost ********* ** * *** ***** ** ********* ** ** the **** ***** (** *****!) **** ** ********."
  • "* *** *** (*******), *** * ***** *** ** *** a ****** ***** *******, **** ****** *** ***** ***********"
  • "* *** **-*** ********** ***** * **** * **** **** technology ******* ** ** ******** **** ** *** ************* , its ***** *** *** ****** ** ******** *** ******** ****** with ***** ***** ****** *** ***"
  • "***** ** ** ****** ******** ** **** **** **** ** sell **** ******* ** *** ********* **** ******* *******. ** have * *** ** ********* **** ****** ******* *** **** is * **** **** ****-********* *** ** ******* ** **."
  • "(*) **** *** ******* ****** **** *) **** ** *********** for ****** ******* *) *** **** *** ********* ******* ******* vs ** (****** ********* ****** ** ******* *******)"

*** **** ******** ******* *** *** ***** ******* ********* ***** by ***** ***** *** ** ***:

  • "* ***** **** ** ****** ** **** **** *** ********* customers **** **** ******** ** ****** ******* **** ******* ******* in *****."
  • "**** ***** ******** *** ***** ****** ******** *** *** ***** price ********** ****** ********* * ***** ******** ** ***** *******. HD ****** *** ** ******* ** *** **** ******* ** well."
  • "*** **** ** *********** ****** ** *** ******* **** ****** coaxial ***** ** *** **** * ********** ** **** ** 1080p ***** *******"
  • "** ****** *** ***** ********* ***** ********* ******* ** *******. Mainly ******** ****** *** ** **** *** ********* ** **** easier."
  • "*** **** *********** ** **** ******* ****** ****** *** ** existing **** **** ****** **************."
  • "**** *********** ** ** *** ********* **** ******** ****** ******."
  • "*** **** ** *** ********** **** ****** *******"
  • "*** **** ** *********** ****** ** *** ******* **** ****** coaxial ***** ** *** **** * ********** ** **** ** 1080p ***** *******. ** **** ******* ******* **** ******* ******* to *** * **** *** ****** ** ******** ******. "
  • "** **** *** ** *** ***** *** ******** **** ****** for *** ** ******* ******* ********* *** ********* ******** **** coax ********."

35% ******** ** ******

***** ****** ******* **** ***** *** ********* ** ******.

*** *******, ** ***, *** *********** ***********, **** **** ****** long ******** ** *** ****** ** ****** ** '** ****' to *** **** ** ******. **** *** **** ** *** most ******** ********:

  • "*** ******, ** ** *** **** *** ** **!"
  • "*** ** *** ********** ** ******** **** ** *** **."
  • "* ***** *** **** ** ***** ******* ****** ** ****** to **, *'* *** ***** ** ***** ******* ****** *** over *****! ****** ** ****, *** ** **."
  • "*** ******* ** ** **** ** ****** ** *** **** as ** *** ***** ** ** ****."
  • "**'** ***** **** ** *** ***'* *** * ******* ** clinging ** * ****-*** **********."
  • "** **** ***** ******** ** ** ********** *** *** ********** in ******** *** ************* ** **** **** ** **** ** compelling ****** ** **** ** ******** ****** *****."
  • "** ****** ********** * ******* ** *** ******-**** ******* ** overcome ****** ****. **** ** *** ********* ****** ** *** a ****** **** ** **** ** ** ** ** ******."
  • "** ****** ** * **** **** *** *** **** ********. Manufacturers ****** ***** ** ********* ** ******* ** *** ****** of *** ********."
  • "** ****** ** **** ******* ***** **** * **** ********** VCR. *** *** *** * ****** **** ******** *****, *** you *** ***** ******** ***** ** * ******* **********. ** with ** ***** *** ** ******* ********* **** *******."
  • "** * *******, ** **** ******* *** ************ ** **-***** surveillance."
  • "********** ** ******** **-***** ** **** *** *** ***. ** my ******* ** ***** ** * ********** ** *** ********* to ******* ******** ****** ** ** ***** ******."
  • "** **** *** ********* ********** ********* ************ ** ** **** essentially ************ ** **-******** **********."
  • "**'** ** ** **** *******, ** ****** ***** *** * special ******* ** ******** **** ****** ***, **'** *** ***** to ** ****** **** ****** **."

*** ****** **** ****** *** **** ** ******'* *** ***** was ******** * ******** *** **** ***********:

  • "*** ******* ********* ** ***** ************ *** *** ******, *** with ***** ****** **** **** *** ******."
  • "**** ***** *********** **** ***** *** *** ******* ** ****** money ** ******."
  • "** ****** **** ****** *** *************' ** ******** *** ** want ** **** ** **** ******."
  • "******* *** **** ******* ** ** **** ** ******, *** generally ******* ** ***** *** ******** *** **** ********. **** found ************ ***** **** ** ******* **** ** **** ** the **** *** **** **** ** **** **** ****."
  • "** ** **** ** **** * **** ******* **** ** analog."
  • "*** *** ****** ******* ** *** ********* *************! *** ***** slammers *** ******** **** *** ****** ***** ********** ** **** the **** ** ** *****, *** ** * **** ***** cost."

*** ***** *** ***** ****** ****** *** ********* *** *** lack ** **************** ******* *** ********* ** ****** ******** - AHD, ***, ***, ***.:

  • "* ******* *** ***** ****** ** ********* *** ****************** ******* manufacturers *********."
  • "*** ** **** ************ - ******* ***'* **** **** ******'* recorder."
  • "*** ********* ** ********* ***** ** ********* ** **** ******** with *** ********* ***** *** ***** *****-**** *** *********."
  • "** ****** **** ***** *** ** * ******** ************ *** may ** *** *** ** ****** ** ***** ***** ** Analog * **** **** ***."

HD ****** ****** *********

**** * ***** ** *********** *** ***** / ******* ** analog ******* ** ***** ******** *** **** ********. ** ** undoubtedly ***** * *****, *** ** ** ********* *** ****** adoption **** ***** ******** ************ (*.*.,***** **** ********, ***** ***** **% ********** ***** ***** ***** ** ***********).

**** **** *** ********** ** **, ** ****** ** **** continue ** **** ** *** **** ****** - ***** ****** counts, ****** ************ *** ******** ******* **************.

*** ****** ******** ** *** **** ** ****** ******* / solve *** ********, *********:

  • ******-*** ****** ******* **** - **** ***, '*****' *** *****', smart **, ****-*****, ***., ***** *** *** ******** **** *** technically ******** *** ****** *** ********* ** *** ** **** in * *** ** ****** ******* ** ** ***-****.
  • ****** *** *********** - *********, ** ****** ** ****** ******** to **** **** ***-*** ********* **** ****** *** ******* ****. It ** ********* ******** ** ******* **** ****** *** ** * *** ***** **** ****** ********** *** ****** *** **** ******* ********. ** ****** ** encoders / ********* *** *********** ******** *** ****** ******* ** of ***-****.
  • ** ****** *************** - **** ** *** **** ********* *** incompatible **** **** ***** (*** ** *** ** ***). ** does *** ****** **** **** *** ** ****** (*******) ******** on *** ******** ****. **** *** ** *** '***' ***? Will ****** ******** ************ **** ** * *******?

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