Integrators Review of Real-World IP Camera PerformanceBy: John Honovich, Published on Jan 25, 2010
Key comments include:
- From an integrator who has deployed hundreds of Cisco IP cameras: "I would say the HD camera is a bit too bandwidth heavy to be used in a non-QoS environment like the internet. I am using the cameras across an MPLS and am prioritizing RTSP traffic."
- From an integrator who has "deployed 250 HD cameras at 1920 by 1080 dual stream, Recording at high res but live stream is low resolutioin, 2CIF. I have no issues with the productivity however, VSOM is not a security interface. There are many other interfaces out there which plug into Cisco infrastructure and gives more if the interface requirements that operators and security control rooms are after."
- From a CCDP/CCNP engineer: "I have deployed lots of them in school districts. Their lens sucks. The field of view for the wide angle sucks. The VSOM is plague by bugs. Other than that, I like cute Cisco logo on it"