Integrated IR Camera Usage Statistics 2019

By: IPVM Team, Published on Oct 21, 2019

Virtually every IP camera now comes with integrated IR but how many actually make use of IR or choose 'super' low light cameras without IR?

In this report, we examine statistics based on responses from 150+ integrators and examine the trends they reveal.

********* ***** ** ****** now ***** **** ********** IR *** *** **** actually **** *** ** IR ** ****** '*****' low ***** ******* ******* IR?

** **** ******, ** examine ********** ***** ** responses **** ***+ *********** and ******* *** ****** they ******.

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** ***** *** ***** significantly, **** ******* ***** nearing **% ** ****.

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** ***** *** **** than ******* ** *** past **** *****, **** ~34% ** **** ** 63% ** ****, *** 78% ** ****.

** *** ********* ** the *****, ********** ** usage *** *************. ******,**** *** *** **** release ** ********** ** model ***** ******* **** ****** ** as ***** *** '*****' cameras. *******, *******, *** benefits ** ** ********* some ***** **** ***** no ***** *** ***.

************, *** ****** ** integrator *********** ***** ** in ******* **** **% of ***** ************* *** nearly ******* ** *** past * *****:

Percentage ** ** ******* **** ****** **** *****

**** **** **** ******** was ************ ****** ** ask ***** *******, **** **, *** percentage ** ******* ***** are ******** ***** ** in *** *****.

**** ********** ** ******* do *** ******* **** use ********** ** ** improve ***** ********? ***?

* ******* ********** ** cameras **** (****** **% or ******) ******* ********** IR ***** *** *** be **** ** ******* installations, ********* *****.

Reasons *** ***** **: ** ******* *** *********** ********

*** **** ****** *** the ********** ******** ** integrated ** ***** ** that *** ******* ** now ***** ** ********. The **** ******** ** new ****** ******* **, with *** ******* *** some ***** *** ***** options *** **** ****** which ** ***.

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

  • "*** ******* ** ******* have ********** **, ******* its **** ** ******* and **** ****."
  • "**.***% *** *** ****** we *** ******* ** except *** *** ** two *** ******* ** have **** *********"
  • "**% ** ******* ********* outdoors **** ********** **. Manufacturers *** ********* ** in **** ******* ***** cameras ****** *** ** enhances ***** ************"
  • "******* **%, **** ******* come **** ********** ** these **** *** ** try ** **** ** wherever ********."
  • "**%. **** ** *** standard ****** *** ******* cameras ** ****** *** have ** ******* * noticable *******."
  • "**% **** ******* **** standard **** ** *** we **** ** **** sure ** **** ********** at *****."
  • "** ************ *** ****** standard ***** **** ****** manufacturers ******* *****. *** price ** **** ** vs. *** **** ** is ********** *** **** work *** **."
  • "***% ********* ****** **** to ** * ******** feature *** **’* **** the *********** ***** ** you **** ** ******* it."
  • "***% **** ********** ** no ** ** ** small **** ** **** standerdised ** ******* ** cams *** *** *** sites"

Reasons *** ***** **: ******** ******** ******* **** / ****** ****** ***

******, *********** ********* **** existing ******** ** ***** weak, ***********, ** ****** turned *** ** ***** and ********* ****** ****** visibility **** ******* ******* without **.

  • "**%. ** ** *********** IR ** ****** ******** to **** ****, ******* some ** ** ****** than ** **. ** instances **** * ****** expects/demands * ***** ********** to ***, ***** *****, additional ******** *** ****** performing ******* *** *********."
  • "**% *** ******* ****** installed ** *** ** cameras ** **** ** our ************* *** *********** and ** *** **** sufficient ******** ** *****."
  • "**% ****** *** ********* want **** ***** **********."
  • "***% ********* **** **/* surveillance *** ***** ******* of ***** *** *** always *********."
  • "*** **** ** ********* what ** ******** ** doing ** *** ****** of * ***** ***** building **** ** **."
  • "**%, * ***** ****** have ** ** *** use ** ***/** **** it *** **** ** not **** ** *** have * ***** ******* out ** *****. * installed **** ******* ****** without ** **** ******* the ******** **** **** it ****'* ********* **** to **** **** *** they ****** ** ***** the ****."
  • "**% ** *** ******* we ******* **** ********** IR, **** ** *** to * *** *********. there ** ****** *** room ** ***** ***** the ******** **** ** never **** ****, (*.*., parking *** ********, ********* sensors, ***). ********** *** lights ** *** *** the ******* ******* ********** IR **** *********."

Reasons *** *** ***** **: ******** ** **** ********* **********

*** **** ****** *********** mentioned *** *** ***** integrated ** *** **** installed ******** ** **** often **********.

  • "**% **** ********* ***'* want *** ********** (**** if ***********) ****, ** they ***'* *** * large *******. *** *******, many ****** *** *** anyway, ********* ** **** for **."
  • "**%. **** ** *** clients *** **** *** enterprise *** ******* ********** lighting ** **** *****."
  • "************* **% ** *** exterior *******. **** *** more ********* *** ********* their ******** ******** ** LED ********** *** **** for **."
  • "**%. ******* **** **** upon ******* **** *** customer *** **** ********. Most ** *** **** adequate ******** ****** *** it ** *** ******."
  • "**% ** ****. **** of *** ******* *** interior *** ** **** lit *****."
  • "the ***** ** ********* lit **** ******* *****. When ** ** ***, thermal ** ********* ****."

*******, ******* **** **** camera *** ***** *********** has ********* ** ****** models, ****** ** ***********.

  • "***** **% ** *** cameras ** ******* **** IR. ** *** ** sometimes **** *** ******** asks *** ** **** though *** ******* *** in ********** ***** *** IR ***'* ****** ** to **** ******** ** the ********** ** *** light ***** ******* ** cameras ***** ****."
  • "**% - *** ***** performance ******* ** ** so **** ***** **** - ** ** ****** needed"
  • "**** ** ** ***%, Now * *** ********* Cameras"
  • "***% **** **, *** we **** ****** ** as *** ******** **** resort ** *** ******* environments. ** *** ** use ***** *** ***** (Darkfighter, ***********) ** ***** the ****** **** **. Spiders, ********* **, ***."

Reasons *** *** ***** **: ***** ****** ** *********

*******, * *** *********** said **** *** *** use ********** ** ******* color *** ****** ** preferred ** ***** *************.

  • "*%. ** ****** ***** on **** ********, ** the ******* ***** **** small ***** ** *********. Police ****** **** **** colour ** *** *****, that's *** ** ****** cameras **** *** ***** technology (**: ***********)."
  • "******** ***** ** - 50. ** *** ****** commercial *** ***** **% are ****** ********* *** offices **** **** ***** lighting, ** ** *** Axis **** *** *********** to *** * ***** lowlight ***** *****. ***** on *** ******* ** the ******** ********* *** the **'* ** ****** with *** ***** **** images."

Outlook - ******** **** **

** *** ****** ******** peak ** *****. ***** IR ***** *** **** over *** **** * years, ** ***** ** the **** * ** 10 ***** **** ** usage **** *******, ** least ********, ** ******** color *** ***** ******* and *** ******** ** capturing ***** **** ***** some ****** ***** ** turning *** **.

Comments (2)

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* ***** **** **** you **** * *** tier ** ***-*****. * am *** ****** **** you ** ** ****** and *********** **** ***** to **** **** ********* end ***** * ***** not ** ********* ** others *** *** **** here. *** ********* ********, I ***** **** *** users ** *** *****. Recall **** *****-***** ********* *** ************ systems ******* ******* **** manufacturer ** ****** **** buy...

**** ***** ****, * am *** ******* ** surveying *** *****. ** is **** ***********, **** integrators ** *** *** $5 - $** ** take ******* *** *** users ***** ****** ****** payment ** *** **** interested ** **** ** comment ** ******** ********* elements.

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