Megapixel Camera Search Criteria

Author: John Honovich, Published on Sep 08, 2010

The following documents the criteria that we are tracking to differentiate/inform users on megapixel cameras.

The goal of our upcoming MP Camera Search solution is to deliver the most powerful tool available. This will allow integrators and end users to perform advanced queries across numerous MP camera manufacturers to find the 'right' product for their specific needs.

  1. Camera Model Name
  2. Camera's Product Page URL
  3. Manufacturer
  4. Form factor
  5. Resolution
  6. Max Frames Per Second at Max Resolution
  7. Codecs
  8. Sensor size
  9. Sensor type
  10. Number of Years Warranty
  11. VMS Systems Supported
  12. Power supplies
  13. Maximum Power Consumption (Watts)
  14. MSRP USD $
  15. Online Average Price USD$
  16. Google Product URL for Camera
  17. Alarm Inputs # Provided
  18. Alarm Outputs # Provided
  19. Minimum Operating Temperature C
  20. Maximum Operating Temperature C
  21. WDR Spec - Measured in dbs
  22. SNR Spec - Measured in dbs
  23. Outdoor (IP Rating)
  24. Lens mount Type
  25. Is Lens Included with Camera?
  26. Does the camera support other lenses?
  27. Vandal?
  28. Ruggedized?
  29. Integrated Wireless Supported?
  30. Analog out?
  31. Provides HDMI Out?
  32. Mechanical cut filter provided?
  33. IR Illuminators Built in to Camera?
  34. On-Board Storage (None vs. Type - SD, CF, HD)
  35. Provides Privacy Zones?
  36. Supports SNMP?
  37. Provides On-board Motion Detection?
  38. Provides Multiple Simultaneous Streams?
  39. Supports Auto-Iris?
  40. Is a Panoramic Camera?
  41. Supports Auto Back Focus?
  42. Audio Option
  43. Minimum Illumination (Measured in Lux)
  44. Illumination details
  45. Supports Digital Cropping?
  46. Exposure control by region
  47. Is a PTZ Camera?
  48. Optical Zoom Magnification
  49. Pan Range (0 - 360 Degrees)
  50. Pan Max Speed (Degrees/Second)
  51. Tilt Range (0 -180 Degrees)
  52. Tilt Speed (Degrees/Second)

The tool shall be released on September 20th. Please provide feedback or questions.

Most Recent Industry Reports

BluePoint Aims To Bring Life-Safety Mind-Set To Police Pull Stations on Sep 20, 2018
Fire alarm pull stations are commonplace but police ones are not. A self-funded startup, BluePoint Alert Solutions is aiming to make police pull...
SIA Plays Dumb On OEMs And Hikua Ban on Sep 20, 2018
OEMs widely pretend to be 'manufacturers', deceiving their customers and putting them at risk for cybersecurity attacks and, soon, violation of US...
Axis Vs. Hikvision IR PTZ Shootout on Sep 20, 2018
Hikvision has their high-end dual-sensor DarkfighterX. Axis has their high-end concealed IR Q6125-LE. Which is better? We bought both and tested...
Avigilon Announces AI-Powered H5 Camera Development on Sep 19, 2018
Avigilon will be showcasing "next-generation AI" at next week's ASIS GSX. In an atypical move, the company is not actually releasing these...
Favorite Request-to-Exit (RTE) Manufacturers 2018 on Sep 19, 2018
Request To Exit devices like motion sensors and lock releasing push-buttons are a part of almost every access install, but who makes the equipment...
25% China Tariffs Finalized For 2019, 10% Start Now, Includes Select Video Surveillance on Sep 18, 2018
A surprise move: In July, when the most recent tariff round was first announced, the tariffs were only scheduled for 10%. However, now, the US...
Central Stations Face Off Against NFPA On Fire Monitoring on Sep 18, 2018
Central stations are facing off against the NFPA over what they call anti-competitive language in NFPA 72, the standard that covers fire alarms....
Hikvision USA Starts Layoffs on Sep 18, 2018
Hikvision USA has started layoffs, just weeks after the US government ban was passed into law. Inside this note, we examine: The important...
Chinese Government Praises Hikvision For Following Xi Jinping on Sep 17, 2018
The Chinese government council responsible for managing China's state-owned companies praised Hikvision’s obedience to China’s authoritarian leader...

The world's leading video surveillance information source, IPVM provides the best reporting, testing and training for 10,000+ members globally. Dedicated to independent and objective information, we uniquely refuse any and all advertisements, sponsorship and consulting from manufacturers.

About | FAQ | Contact