Multi-Imager Camera Usage Statistics 2022

By Brandon Niskala, Published Aug 01, 2022, 10:31am EDT (Info+)

Multi-imager cameras have continued to grow, but just how much do integrators really use them?

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180+ integrators responded to:

In the last year, what percentage of cameras that you deployed were multi-imager cameras?

We show usage patterns across integrators, and the most common themes of why multi-imagers are/are not used.

Related, see Dome Camera Usage Statistics 2022 and Turret Camera Usage Statistics 2022

Summary: ***** ***** ** ***** *******/***** ***** ** *******

****** ***-*******, *****-******* **** ** * small ******** ** ***** ******** (**% median/16.89% ****). *******, ***** **** ******** 2-4 ******* (**** ******** *), **** make ** * **** ****** ***** of ***** ******* ********, ********** *** a *********** ***** ** ******* ** integrators' ********.

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Multi-Imager ******* ****** ****

************, *****-******* **** ***** ************* **** the **** ******, **** **** ************* only ********* ***** ***** ****** ****** the **** *-* *****. ** ****** this ****** ** ******** ** ************* continue ** ******* ********** ***********, ****** multi-imagers **** ****** "********" ***.

Themes *****

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

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  • **** ******* **. ******** *******
  • **** ** ******** ******
  • ********* ******** ** ******* *******

Improved ********

*** **** ****** *********** ********* *****-****** cameras *** *** ******* ** ******** the ******** ****, ********* ******** ********** cameras.

  • "*** ******** ** *** *****-****** ****** deployments **** **** *** ******** *********** facilities (*** ** **** *****) ***** an ******** ** ** **** ** important - *.*.* **** ** **** area ***** ******** ********* *** ******* and ***** ******** *********/***** *****, *** where ** ******** ** *** ***** area ** ******."
  • "**** *** **** * **** ***** from *** *******. ****** **** *** cameras ** **** **** *** ****** looking ** *** **** ** ********** and ****** ** ****** **** ****** inadvertently ** ** *******. ****, ***** moving ***** *** ********* **** ***** than * ***. **** ****** * cameras *** *** ****** * ***** the ****."
  • "** *** ****** ** *** **** form **** *** **** ** ** often ******** *** **** ***** *** the ******** ******** *** *** **** coverage **** *** ***** ****** *** installation ********, *** **** *** *********."
  • "*****-****** ********** *** * *****, ********** for ******** *********. ****** *** ******** that **** *** **** ***** *** placement *** ******* ******** *****."
  • "******* ** ******* ** **** ****** where *** **** ** ** ******* a ***** ******** *** *********** *********. Multi-imager ********* *** **** ** ***** of ****."
  • "** *** **** ** ***** ******* at ****** **** ****** *** *** parks ** ***** ***** ***** **** one ******. ** ****** *** *** model **** ********** ***."
  • "** ****** ******** ****** ******* ***** we ***** *** *** **** ******. Mainly ******* ******* ****. ** **** use * *** ** *****-****** *** cameras."
  • "** **** ********** *** **** ****** coverage **** * ****** ****** ***** than ** ********** ********, ** * multi-sensor ****** *** ******* ****."
  • "***** *** ***** ******** *** ***** a ****** **** **** *** *******. But **** *** * ****** **** camera *** *** ** ****** *** some *********."
  • "***** *** ******* **** ******* **** high ******* ******** *****. **** **** great, *** *** ******* ** ******* different ***** ******* ** * *** plus."
  • "** **** **** ** ** **** effective ** ***** ***** ***** **** one ******/*** *******. **** ********* ** covering ******* *************."
  • "**** *** ****** ** ************* ** hallways ** ******* ******** *****. **** VMS ********* ****** **** ** * single *******."
  • "**** *** **** **** ********. **** that **** *** ***** ** ****** for ******** ******. *** ** *********."
  • "**** ******* *** *** ***** ** two ** *** * *** ***** in ***** **** **** *** ***** coverage."
  • "****** * ****** **** *** ******* less *****, *******, ***. **** *** getting ****** *** ******."
  • "** ****** ***** ****** ** ***** more ******* *** ***** **** *** switch ****."
  • "******** *** ****** **********. ***** ***** only **** * *******."
  • "********* ****** ******** ** *** **** reason *** ************."
  • "***** *** ***** *** ******* **** or ***** **** ****** *****."
  • "**** ******** *** **** **** *****."
  • "**** ** **** ** **** * large ****."
  • "********* ********, **** **********."
  • "**** ******** **** ***** *******."

Cost ******* **. ******** *******

********, *********** ******* **** **** **** to ******* ******** ***** ***** *** VMS ******* *** * ****** *****. These *********** ***** *** ******* ** the ******* *** ******* **** ** for *** ********** **** ** *** camera.

  • "** *** ***** ***** ******* ******** possible. **** **** ***** ********, ********** on ******* ** *********, ******* ** hallway *************, ***. **** ****** *** install **** *****, ***** ***********, *** license **** ******** ** ***** ******** single ***** *******. **** * ****** planning **** ********* ********* *** *** significantly ****** *****."
  • "** **** **** ***** **** *****-*******. Or ******* ************, *** *****-****** ** a *** *****. ******* ** * J-arm, * ****** ****** ************, ****** cable, ****** ****** ******* ******* **** multiple *****."
  • "** *** ********* ** *** **** multi-imager *******. ** *** ************* **** of **** ** *** ******* ** design. * ***** **** *** ** used ** ***** ******* ***** *** want ** *** **** **** *****."
  • "** ****** *****-****** ******* ** ***** more **** ****** *** ******** ** the ******** *** ******** ********* ***** you *** ***** **** **** **** a ****** ****** ******* *** ** connection."
  • "**** *** ******** ** *** ***** situation *** ** *** ****** ** find ** *** **** ********* ******** we *** *** ** *** **** that ** **** ***** * *** more **** **** **** ******* **** and *********."
  • "** ****** *****-******* ** **** ***** where *** **** ** ** ******* is ***** ****** ** ******* ** and **** **** *** ************. ** saves ** ***** **** *** ******* costs."
  • "* **** *****-*******. **** ******* **** need *** *****, *** ******* **** and *** *** *****, *** *** less ********* **** * *** ** three ***** *******."
  • "** **** ** ********. **** * yesterday. **** ** **** *** **** buck, *** ** ********, **** *** camera ******* ******* ** **** ****."
  • "*****-****** ******* ******* *** **** ******** for *** **** ********** ** ***' with *** ******* ********."
  • "** ****** ******* ****** ** *** dome ** ***** ** ****** ** get **** *** ** *** *** license *** **** ***."
  • "**** **** ********* ** **** ****** placements ** **** * **** ******** wide **** ** ******** ****."
  • "** ** ********* **** **** ********* to *** * *****-****** ****** ****** than ******** *******."
  • "**** **** *** *** **** ** corner ******* ******* ***** *** **** that *** ********."
  • "********** - *** *** *******, *** cable ****, *** ****** *****, *** four ****** *******."
  • "*** ****** *******, ***** *** ********* make *****-****** ******* * **** ***."
  • "***** ***** **** ******* * **** number ** *******. **’* **** ****** labor ****."
  • "***** *** ** ****** *****, ******* fees, ************ *****."

Expensive ******** ** ******* *******

*******, ******* ******* ** *********** ********* that *** **** ** *** *****-****** camera *** ****** **** ********* ***** to **** **** *******, ** * fisheye ******.

  • "**** ** *** **** ****** ** don't ****** ****. *** ** **** use **** ** ***** **** *****-***** are ******* *** ******* *-* ******** cameras *****'* **** *****. *** ********** include *** ******* ********, *** ****** of ****, *** *****-********** *** ****** available."
  • "**** *** ***** ******* ********** *** when *** **** *** ** ********* or ***** ** ** **** **** expensive ** *******. ****, **** *** camera ** ****, *** **** * much ****** **** **** ** *** covered ** ******* ** ***** ********** cameras ** ***** **** ****."
  • "** ***** **** ** ****** **** but **** *** ********* **** *** high *** **** ******* ** ** with ****. *******, * **** **** seeing * ****** **** ** ** uptick ** ******* **** **** **** interested ** **** *** ******* ** purchase."
  • "**** *********** ***** **** *** ***. Further, *** *********, **** ***'* **** to ***** **** **** *******. * would ****** *** *** ******* *** have **** *********** ** ******** ** those *** *******."
  • "****. ***** *** ****** ********* ********* cameras **** ***, **** *****-***** ******* were $*** **** *** *** ********* for *** ******** ****."
  • "** ***** *** **** ** *********** situations, *** ***** **** ** *** high ** ******* *** **********. *** they **** **** **** ** ********** settings."
  • "*** **** ** * *****-****** ** not **** ********* **** ******* **** cameras **** ******* ** *****."
  • "*** ***** *** ***** **** - easier *** ******* ** *** ******* basic ******* *** *** ******** ******."
  • "****, ****** **** *** ******** **** than $**,*** **’* ********* *** ** the ******."
  • "*** *********. ***** **** ********** ** install ******* ***** *******."
  • "**** ********* **** *** ******** ******* that ** *** **** *****."
  • "**** *** **** ********* *** ** only *** **** ** ******* *****."
  • "**** *** ********* *** *** ********** by *** ******."
  • "**** *** ********* *** **** ************* options."
  • "**** *** ** ******* *** *** expensive."
  • "**** *** ******* ** *********."

Lack ** ******** ******

*******, *********** ****** ***** **** ** customer ****** ** * ****** *** not ********* *****-*******.

  • "**** ******* **** *** ** *** past **** ** **** *** ****** issues ** ****. * ***'* ******* cameras **** *'* ****** ** *** once *** *** ** ******."
  • "** *** ******* **** *** ***** distribution **********, ********, ***. ***** ******* are ********* *** *** *** ***** proposed."
  • "**** ****** ******** ******** *** *** multi *******. **'* ******* ******* ** deploy ******** ******* ** ***** *********."
  • "***** ***** ** ******* **** **** very ********* ** ****** **** ************. Supply ***** ****** * ***** *****."
  • "*** *** * *********** *** *****-****** cameras - ** *********** ***********."
  • "** *****'* *** *** **** ** deploy ***, *** *** ***** ****** of **** ****** ****** ********* ****."
  • "*** *** ************* * ******* **** multi-imager ****. ***** ** **** * part."
  • "*’** *** *** * ******** ***-**** come ** *** * *****-****** **** yet!"
  • "* *****'* *** * ******* **** needed *****-****** ******* ***."
  • "** **** *** **** **** *** our ******** **** ***."
  • "*** * *** ** **** **** the ******** *********."
  • "****** *** * **** *********** ** use *** **."
  • "*** ********, ******* ** ********** *******."
  • "** **** ***'* **** * *** for ****."
  • "**** *** *** * ******** ** need."
  • "**** *** *** * *** ******* any."
  • "** ****** **** ********* ***."
  • "****** *****'* ******-** ***."
  • "** **** *** **** ** ** work."
  • "*** **** ***** ***** ** ****."
  • "*** ****** *** ** *******."

Up ****

** **** *** ************* ********** *** integrator ********** ** ******* *** *** cameras. **** ***:**** ****** ***** ********** ************* ****** ***** ********** ****.

Comments (7)

*** **** ** ***** ******* **** say ***** ** ** ****, *** better ***** **** ***** ***** *******, quit ********* **** ** * $*** POS ******, *** ********** *** ******* you *** **** **** *********. ** a ****** ********** *** *** * specifier, * *** ****** *** * am ***** ***** ** ****** ***** camera ******* * ******.

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***** ** ********* ** "*****" **** most *********** **** $***/$*** ******* *** don't ****** *** *** **** ********* to **** *** ****** ** ***** to ** **** ***. ...*** *********, poor *******, **** *********** *****? *** you ******* **? ***** *** *** reasons * *** ****...******* **** *** cheaper **** * ******* **** *******, have ***** *********** *** ***** ******* (Axis), *** *** ***** **** *** flexible **** *** *** *****.

...*** **** ** ******** ****** *** me ********** ** ****...****'* ** *** experts? ***'* **** *** ** ** determine **** ***** **** *** *** desired ******* *** **** *** ** get **** ***** ******?

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* **** *** *** **** *****-*'* that * **** **** ******* *****. LOVE ****. *** **** ***** * have ********* ** ** *** (*******) charges *** **** ******** ******* ** one. ** **** *****'* ****** *'** have ** ****** **** ***** *** M5000s ** **** ***** *******. ****** once *** ******* **** **** *** longer ******* **** ** ** * single *******.

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*** ***** **** **** **** *** change! ***** * ***** ***** ** I ******* * ****** ** **** and *****. ******* *** **** *** the ******* ** *** ****** *** greatest ******** *** ***** **** ** now ***** **** *** *******. **** this ******* **** ** ******* **!

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*** ***** *** ****, **** **! I *** **** (********** *****) *** figured ** ***** **** **** *** under *** *******, *** *** *** case. ******* ****** ******.....IPVM Image

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***** ******** *** ***** *****/*******/********* *****-****** cameras. *** *** **** *** *** used *** *** ********* ***** *** the *******? ** ** *** ****** or *** **? * **** **** told *** ******** ** ******* ******* it *** ****** ** ******* ** just *** ******* *** *** ** address.

****** ** ********* *** ** ******** works **** ******** **** *******, ********* and *** ****.

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**** ***** *** ******** ***** ********* per ** **********- *** ******* **** multisensors. **** ***** ** **** **** effective ** *** ************ ** ***** areas (******* ** ***)- ******* **** for **** ****** **** ******* * cable *** ******* *** * **** that *** ** ** **** ******.

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