Largest New Video Surveillance Projects 2015

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jan 19, 2015

140 video surveillance professionals, including integrators and manufacturers, shared the largest video surveillance projects that they have seen in the past year.

Key Patterns

The survey results revealed a number of key patterns, including:

  • City surveillance, retail and transit were, by far, the top verticals for the biggest projects.
  • North America lagged in mega city surveillance projects but lead in mega retail ones.
  • The median largest project for integrators was ~250 cameras

Color Commentary

Professionals shared more than 100 specific examples of large projects, such as:

"A 2000 Camera deployment for the Egyptian Metro (47 stations). The project had Cameras, VMS, Video Analytics, Access Control integration, UPSes (40min backup time), Fiber, ~ 3.5 miles Trenching, Switches. The project was won with Axis & Aimetis for about $5.2 million. The competition was Hikvision. Axis cameras were cheaper than Hikvision"

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Key ********

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Color **********

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"* **** ****** ********** *** *** ******** ***** (** ********). The ******* *** *******, ***, ***** *********, ****** ******* ***********, UPSes (***** ****** ****), *****, ~ *.* ***** *********, ********. The ******* *** *** **** **** & ******* *** ***** $5.2 *******. *** *********** *** *********. **** ******* **** ******* **** *********"

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  • "**** ************ ** **** **** **** **** **** *******."
  • "****** ******** ***** ************ *******. *** ***** ** *** ******* integrates **,*** ******* ********* ******* ** ** ***** ** ***** district. ****** **** *** ***** ******* **** **** ** ****** 100k *******."
  • "**,*** ********. ******. ******. ****** $***/*******."
  • "** **** ********* **,*** ****** ******* ** ** ***** ******* in *** ****** ******** ********."
  • "****** ******, ******, +**,*** *******, ********** ***** ** ** ******** to * ****** *****, ***** +***$*** ******* **** *** **** 5 *****."

Integrator ******* ********

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City ************

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

  • "** *ã* *****, ******. *** ****** ** ********* ***** ****** with **** *** *** *â***** (****** ** *** *** *** 100 ***** **** ***) *** ***** *** ***** **,***,***.** *** (or **,***,***.** ***) *** ******** *** **** ***** ** *** last **** *** *** **** ********** ** ****. **** *** using ******* ******** ****** ** *** *** ********* *.*.*. (** "Detecta", *** ********* ****) ** ****"
  • "******* **** ************ ******* ** *******, ******. **** ************, ****** security, ****** *******. *** ** *******. **** ******* ********** ********. 2750 ***** *** * ** ** ******* ********* **** ******* installed ** ****** *** ********* ** **** *** *********."
  • "** **** ********* **,*** ****** ******* ** ** ***** ******* in *** ****** ******** ********."
  • "******, **** ************ **** *.*** *******. * *** * ********* cameras."
  • "*********** ** ****** ** ******. **** **** ***."
  • "****** ******** ***** ************ *******. *** ***** ** *** ******* integrates ** *** ******* ********* ******* ** ** ***** ** whole ********. ****** **** *** ***** ******* **** **** ** around **** *******. ******* ****** ******** *** **** ** ***** systems ** ********* ********** *********** *** **** ***** ***** ************ as ******* ** **** *** ** *** ********** ******* **********. So, *** *** ******** *** **** ***** ******* (**** ****** places ** ******) ** **** *******, ** *** *** *****. We ******* **** **** ******** ** ********* *** *** ****** in **** **** ******** ******."
  • "******** ******** **** ******* ******** **** ***** ********** *** ***** for * ****-**** ********** . ****** ** *** *** ******* was *** ** *** **** **** *******."
  • "* ******** - **** **** ************ ******, **.*** *******, ********* (mainly ***) *********, *.*** *******, ********* (*** *** , ** Face ***), **** ******* (***). ******* ******* ***** **** ** multi ***** **********, *********** **** ****** ******* ***** **."
  • "****** ******, ******, +**,*** *******, ********** ***** ** ** ******** to * ****** *****, ***** +***$*** ******* **** *** **** 5 *****."
  • "**** ****** ******* ** *********, ****** $*** *** ***** ***** of *** *******."
  • "***** ********. **** ** **** ****** ****** ****** ****. **** challenge *** ** **** *********** ********* **** * ****** *** a ******* ******** *******. **** ** ********* *** ****** **** the **** ** ********* ** ** ********."

Retail / *******

****** **** ****, ****** ** ********* **** ******* ******** ** stores / ********:

  • "***+ ****** ***** *******, *-* ******* *** *****, ***** *********, AXIS *******."
  • "****** ***** - *********** ** *********** ****** *** ******** ******-**** migration ** ******* ** ********. *****-****, *****-******* ******** ******* *******."
  • "*** ******* *****-**** ******* ** **** **** ** * *** branch ******** **** ** ******* ** ** ******* *** ******. It ** * ****** ***** ** ******, **** *** ********* from * ***** ****** ****** ******* * ****-** ********."
  • "****** / *** / **** ****** (**** ** ******* * years+) ***** ***** *******. *********** ** *****, ****** *******, ********* Alarm **********, *** **********, ****** *****"
  • "**,*** ********. ******. ******. ****** $***/*******."
  • "*** **** *** **** ********* **** ******** *****, ***, ***** and ** (****** ********, *** *********** **** ******/******) ****** *** months. ****** *** ********* *** ********* **** ***** ** ***** with ***** *** ** (**** ***** **** ******)."

*******

  • "********: ************** ( ***** ) *******: ***** ****: **** **** 1.500 ******** *****: ****** *.*** ****** *** ******* *****: *********** with ***** ******** ******* *** *********"
  • "*** ***** ***** ******** ***** ** **** ***** *******."
  • "* **** ******* *********** *** **-***** ******* ****** * ************ city ****-*** ******. ***. **** ******* (***** ** **** ******** 2 *****). ******* ***** ******* ** ***** ** *** *** rail ************** *** ****** ******** ******** ******."
  • "*** ******* ******* *** **** *** *** ****** ***** (**************) in ******, ********* **** ****** ** **. *** ******* ******** a ***** ** **** *******, ** *********, * ******* ***** wall ********* **** *** **** ******** ********** *** **** *******. The ***** ***** *** ************ ********* *** ******* **** *** about *.** *****. *** ******* *** *** ******* ****** *** network ************** ** *********."
  • "* **** ****** ********** *** *** ******** ***** (** ********). The ******* *** *******, ***, ***** *********, ****** ******* ***********, UPSes (***** ****** ****), *****, ~ *.* ***** *********, ********. The ******* *** *** **** **** & ******* *** ***** 5.2million $. *** *********** *** *********. **** ******* **** ******* than *********... ** ****."

Latin *******

  • "* ******** - **** **** ************ ******, **.*** *******, ********* (mainly ***) *********, *.*** *******, ********* (*** *** , ** Face ***), **** ******* (***). ******* ******* ***** **** ** multi ***** **********, *********** **** ****** ******* ***** **."
  • "****** ******, ******, +**,*** *******, ********** ***** ** ** ******** to * ****** *****, ***** +***$*** ******* **** *** **** 5 *****."
  • "**** ****** ******* ** *********, ****** $*** *** ***** ***** of *** *******."
  • "** *ã* *****, ******. *** ****** ** ********* ***** ****** with **** *** *** *â***** (****** ** *** *** *** 100 ***** **** ***) *** ***** *** ***** **,***,***.** *** (or **,***,***.** ***) *** ******** *** **** ***** ** *** last **** *** *** **** ********** ** ****. **** *** using ******* ******** ****** ** *** *** ********* *.*.*. (** "Detecta", *** ********* ****) ** ****."
  • "* **************, **** *** ** ****, *********, ***** ** **** an ****** ** *** ******* ** *** *******. *** **** tried ** *** * *** *********** **************."
  • "**,*** ********. ******. ******. ****** $***/*******."

Middle ****

  • "********, ******, ** ********* ********, ******
  • "******* ***** ***** ******** > **** ******* ** ***. ****** malls, ****** *** *********** *********. *** ****** *********, ******* ************ on ********** *** ***, ****. ******* ****** ***** ***."
  • "** *** ********* ***** * ******* ** ***** **** **** cameras, *** ****** ******* ***** *** ** **********. ******* **** 350 ******* *** *** ***** *** ******* ** *** ******** with *** ******* *** *** *****. ***** *** *** ********** sector."
  • "*** ***** (***) ******* ********* (*** ***** ********) **** ***'* cameras *** * * ***** ****** *****. ******* ***** ******* Facial *********** *** ***."
  • "******* **** ************ ******* ** *******, ******. **** ************, ****** security, ****** *******. *** ** *******. **** ******* ********** ********. 2750 ***** *** * ** ** ******* ********* **** ******* installed ** ****** *** ********* ** **** *** *********. ***** redundant *** ** *** ***** ** ******* ***** **** ******* specifically *** ************ *******, ****** *** ******** ****** ** ****** units. *** ****** */* ******* ** ***** ** **** ******** so *** ****** ** ***** ********* **** ** ***** ******** cable ****** *** *** ********* *********. ** ******* *****/********** ****** were ***** ***** ** ** ********* ** *** ****. *** images *** ******** ** *** ******* ***** *** ****** ********* for ********* *** *******. ***** *** ********* **** ***** ** one ** **** *****. ********* ******* *** **** *********, ******* monitoring *** ******** ** *********** ****** *** ******* ***."
  • "* **** ****** ********** *** *** ******** ***** (** ********). The ******* *** *******, ***, ***** *********, ****** ******* ***********, UPSes (***** ****** ****), *****, ~ *.* ***** *********, ********. The ******* *** *** **** **** & ******* *** ***** 5.2million $. *** *********** *** *********.**** ******* **** ******* **** *********... ** ****."

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  • "** ** * **** ******* ******* ** *****, *************, **** need ****** ****, **********, ****-******, ****-******* *** **** ***** ** features."
  • "** **** ********* **,*** ****** ******* ** ** ***** ******* in *** ****** ******** ********."
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  • "*** ******* *********. ****-**** *******, ********** ****** ******* *** ********. Genetec ******** ****** **** **** *******."
  • "*-**. ******* - *** **** - **** *******, ***-*** *******. Special *****: ********** ******** **** *** (*******)"
  • "********** ****** ****** *,*** ******* *** ******* ***** ********* ***** Management ******* **** ************ ******** $*.**"
  • "*,*** ****** ******* ** **. *-** ****** ******. ************* $*-$***. Multi-site, *********-*******, ***** ** **, *** ****** ********* ** *********, access ******* *** ***** ******** ********* ** **** ********."

Comments (9)

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