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