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.

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