Training: Megapixel / HD Basics

Author: John Honovich, Published on Aug 17, 2010

This report provides a 95 minute video series that teaches the fundamentals of using, selecting and applying megapixel video surveillance in real world deployments. We cover 9 fundamental aspects:

  1. Megapixel terminology for the absolute beginner
  2. Demonstrating benefits of megapixel cameras for different applications
  3. Demonstrating video quality limitations of megapixel cameras
  4. Examining types of products currently available
  5. Explaining storage needs for various megapixel options
  6. Explaining bandwidth and network impacts
  7. Estimating cost increases for megapixel vs SD video
  8. Detailing 4 methods of justifying megapixel selection
  9. Examining the future of megapixel cameras

Megapixel simultaneously suffers from over-hype (replacing dozens of cameras) and fear mongering (breaking networks and storage costs). Our training report aims to provide an in-depth, balanced view of the key considerations behind using, selecting and applying megapixel.

This training provides an introduction to help our members better appreciate our advanced megapixel coverage including:

Pre-requisites for this training are:

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