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 ******.

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

Integrated ** *** ********* ** ****

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

************, **** **** **** of *********** ****** ****** use **, ***** ** this ************:

Drastic ******** ** ~* *****

** ***** *** **** 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)

** ***'* **** **** settings **** *** ********** configures ******* **** ****'* around ** ****-**** ****** settings ** ******** ************* conditions. *** ******* * turn *** ** *** all ******* *******.

** ***** ** ******** this ** ** **** end ***** ****** ** polled ****.

** ***'* **** **** settings **** *** ********** configures

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

Login to read this IPVM report.

Related Reports

IR Surveillance Camera Guide on Feb 06, 2020
Integrated infrared (IR) cameras are everywhere in 2020, but not all IR is...
2020 Mid Year Video Surveillance Industry Guide on Jul 27, 2020
The first half of 2020 has been shocking, for the world generally, and for...
Anyvision Presents AI Facial Recognition and Mask Detection on Jun 08, 2020
AnyVision presented its AI facial recognition and mask detection at the May...
Integrated IR Camera Shootout 2020 - Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Panasonic, Uniview, Vivotek on Jan 30, 2020
The best and worst cameras tested in this IPVM shootout showed major...
Leica Presents AI LIDAR / Thermal / Visible Camera (BLK247) on May 06, 2020
Leica presented its AI multispectral BLK247 camera at the April 2020 IPVM New...
Cheap Camera Problems at Night on Feb 19, 2020
Cheap cameras generally have problems at night, despite the common perception...
Integrators Avoiding Coronavirus Air Travel on May 29, 2020
IPVM asked integrators if air travel is part of their 2020 plans to see how...
Video Surveillance Cameras 101 on Feb 25, 2020
Cameras come in many shapes, sizes and specifications. This 101 examines the...
Milestone Presents XProtect On AWS on May 04, 2020
Milestone presented its XProtect on AWS offering at the April 2020 IPVM New...
Fever Camera Sales From Integrators Surveyed on Jun 01, 2020
Fever cameras are the hottest trend in video surveillance currently but how...
Euklis Presents AI Analytics on May 05, 2020
Euklis presented its AI facial recognition, LPR, and object recognition...
K7 Wall Mounted IR Temp Gun Tested on Jun 26, 2020
The original K3 model was missing a number of important features but the...
Ditek Presents 10 GbE Surge Protection on Apr 23, 2020
Ditek presented its 10 Gigabit Surge Protectors at the April 2020 IPVM New...
Hikvision and Uniview Entry Level Thermal Handheld Cameras Tested on Jun 05, 2020
While most screening systems cost $10,000 or more, manufacturers such as...
Spectron IR Thermal Fever Screening System Examined on Apr 14, 2020
Most are quick to avoid "fever screening" and "medical" labels, but...

Recent Reports

Taiwan Lilin NDAA Compliant Cameras Tested on Aug 13, 2020
Taiwan-based manufacturer Lilin is taking direct aim at Dahua and Hikvision...
White House Expands Dahua Hikvision Blacklist To Federal Funding on Aug 13, 2020
The White House is expanding the NDAA to blacklist anyone who "uses" banned...
Actual Coronavirus Testing Options Examined on Aug 13, 2020
Fever cameras have emerged as an indirect and flawed way to test for...
Video Analytics Online Show September 2020 Opened - Axis, Avigilon, Bosch, BriefCam, Genetec, Milestone + 30 More on Aug 12, 2020
IPVM's sixth online show will feature 35+ Video Analytics companies...
The German Company Powering Many China Temperature Tablets (Heimann) on Aug 12, 2020
Many fever tablet suppliers market German-made Heimann thermal sensors while...
Salesforce Drops Dahua and Hikvision on Aug 12, 2020
Salesforce has dropped Dahua and Hikvision as customers, forcing the two mega...
Access Control Course Fall 2020 - Register Now on Aug 12, 2020
IPVM offers the most comprehensive access control course in the industry....
Genetec CEO Declares "We Don't Negotiate Payment With Patent Trolls" on Aug 11, 2020
Are patent trolls like terrorists? Genetec's CEO is coming out strongly...
Hanwha AI Analytics Camera Tested on Aug 11, 2020
Hanwha has released their Wisenet P AI camera, adding person and vehicle...
Alabama Schools Million Dollar Hikvision Fever Camera Deal on Aug 11, 2020
The Baldwin County, Alabama public schools purchased a $1 million, 144-camera...
Dahua Taunts Australian Government, Continues To Sell Illegal Fever Cameras on Aug 10, 2020
Dahua is effectively taunting the Australian government by continuing to sell...
HID Releases VertX Replacement Aero on Aug 10, 2020
HID is replacing two established and broadly supported types of access...
NDAA Compliant Video Surveillance Whitelist on Aug 10, 2020
This report aggregates video surveillance products that manufacturers have...
Telpo China Temperature Tablets Tested on Aug 10, 2020
The provider for overseas companies ranging from Canon Singapore to US'...
Dangerous Hikvision Fever Camera Showcased by Chilean City on Aug 07, 2020
Deploying a fever camera outdoors, in the rain, with no black body, is...