HD SDI / HDcctv Tutorial

Author: John Honovich, Published on Aug 20, 2014

Want megapixel but don't want IP? That's the promise of HD SDI / HDcctv. In this tutorial, we examine what it is, how it differs from IP Megapixel and the key factors impacting its use including backwards compatibility, product availability, VMS integration and feature tradeoffs.

[Important: Contrast / compare to Analog HD offerings like HDCVI and HDTVI.]

Analog ******

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HD ***

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Advantages ** ** *** / ******

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Future ****

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