PTZ Usage Declines 2017 - Statistics

Author: Ari Erenthal, Published on Jul 03, 2017

PTZ usage is declining, now at ~6% of all cameras integrator use, down from ~10% of cameras used in 2014, according to new IPVM statistics:

******, ***** ** *** ********** *********, ** ******* ****** *** explain *** ******* *********** **** *** ***** *** *** ***** PTZs, *********:

  • *** ***** ********* ****** ***********
  • *** ***** ** **** ** **** ** ****
  • *** ****** ** *****-****** *** ********* *******
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  • **** ******** *** ***** **** ************

Breakdown ****** ***********

**** *** *********** *** *** ********* ******** **** **** **% of ***** ******* ** **** ** *** ********* ***** *****:

*** ********** ***** ***** *** ********** *** ***** *** ********, as ******* ** *** ****** ***** * ****** ** *********** deployed **** **** **% ** ******* ** ****:

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

*****-****** ** ********* ******* **** *** **** ******** ***** **********-***** reason *** ******** ****. *****-****** ******* ** ********** *** *** available **** **** *************, *** **** **** ***** ******** ** recent ***** **** **** **** **** *********** ************ ** **** for ******** ***** *****.

  • "********* ** ************ ***** *** ******** *** ****** ************-**** *********, County **********, *** *****. *********, ** *** ***** *********, *****-****** cameras."
  • "**** **** ** **** **, ***** ****** **** *** ** our ******* ***** ** **** ** *** ***"
  • "***** ****** ******* *** ********* ****"
  • "*** ************ **** **** ******** ** ** *****-*******"
  • "*** ***'* *** ******* ** *** ******* ** *****-**** *******."
  • "*** ********** **** ** ** ******, *** *****-******, ********* *** high ** ******* **** ****** **** ******* ** ***** ***** PTZs **** ** ** *********."
  • "***'* *** *** *** ***** ******** ***** ** * *****-****** would ** ******."
  • "***** *% ** *% ** *** ***** *** ** ***** a *** ***** ** *********. **** ********** *** ********* ******* seem ** ** * ****** ***."
  • "* ****** *** **** ********* ******, ** ********* (** * don't **** ** *** ***...)."

Live ****** ********* *** ********

*** ****** ******** ** **** ** **** **** *** **** effective **** ********** ** **** ****, ********* *** *** **** to ****** * ********* ******* ** **** ***.

  • "** *** ***** ** *** ***** ************* *** ******'* ****** on **** *** ********* ********** ** ** **** ** **** it **** **** **** ** ****** ** *** *****."
  • "**** *** ***** **** **** ***** ** * **** *** an ******** ** ****** ****** ** ***** **** ** ******* activities **** ** ******."
  • "***** *** **** ** ***** ****** ***** *** ******* **** where ******** ********* **** **** **** ****** ** ***** ****-******** is ******."
  • "********* *** **** **** *** **** ** ***** *** ***** and ***** **** ****** ********/*********** **** ** **** **** **** very ********* ***** *******."
  • "**** ** *** ******* **** "******" ********* ******* ********* *******, higher ********* ********, **********/****** *******. ** * ******, ** ******* a **** ************* ** ****."
  • "********** ** **** *** *** ******* ** ******* ***** ******** personal *** ******** ** ******* *** ********** ** **** ****."
  • "* *** ** **** ********* *** ** *** *** ****** they **** * ****** ******** ******. *** ***** ****** ** established ******* **** *** ** ******** *** *** ***** ***** that ** ********** ** *** ***** *** **********."

Use **** **** ** ********** ***** *******

***** **** *********** *** ******** ***** ******* ** ***** ** a ***, **** *** ** *********** *** ***** *******.

  • "**** ** ************* ******* ** ******* *** **** ***** *****."
  • "** **** ********* *** ***'* *** ************ ** ******* ******** provided ** ***** *******."
  • "** ******* *** ***'* **** ****** ***** ******* ** ******** and ***** ************ ***** *******."
  • "** ******* ** ***** *******, ** ** **** ** ***** more ******** *****."
  • "** **** *** ***'* ** ******** ** ***** *******."
  • "********* **'** *** **** ***** *****'* ******* * *********** ****** of ***** ******* ** ***** *** ** ******** ****** ***** a *** ** *********** * *********."
  • "**** *** **** ****** *** ******* ** ********** *** ***** cameras."
  • "**** ** *********** **** ***** ******* ** ***** ** **** completely *** ** ***** ******* ********."

Long ******** ************

**** *** ***** ****** *** ***** **** **** ***** ******* which **** **** ********* ** *** ****** ********* **** ******* fixed *******.

  • "****** ** ******* **** ***** ** **** * **** ***** shot *** ******* ***** ******* *** ******* **** ** *** point ***** **** ** * ********** ******."
  • "*** *** **** * **** **** ** **** ****."
  • "***** * ** *% *** **** **** ********* **** ***** structures."
  • "** *** **** ** ******** ******* *** ********* **** **********."
  • "** ****** *** ******* ** ********* ***** ****** **** ** zoom ** ** ********* *** ****."
  • "**** ***** ******* ************."

Large **** ************

*********** ****** **** ** ***** **** ***** *****.

  • "****** **** ** ***** ******* *****."
  • "**** *** ******* *** ** *** *******. **** *** ********* protection."
  • "*% *** *** **** *** ******** ** ******* ******* *****."
  • "****** ** *** ** ******* ** ***** *** **** ** manual *********."
  • "********* ******** *** ******* *** ********* **/**** ******."
  • "****** ***** ***** **** ******** ** ****** *** ******* ***** more ******* ** *** ****."
  • "***** *** **** ** ***** ****** ***** *** ******* **** where ******** ********* **** **** **** ****** ** ***** ****-********"

Analytics ******** *** ***** ** ***

**** *********** **** ** **** *** *********** *** * **** business **** *** *********. ******** ** ***** ********* ***** ***** increased ****** *** ****, ****** ** ** ******** **** **** happen ****.

  • "**** ***** *** ******** *** **** ********** **** ** ***** integration. *** *** *** ********* *** *** *** **** * great ****/**** **********. * **** *** * ****** *** *** more....said ** **** *** **** ** ** ******* *** **** better!"
  • "** ** ****** ***** **** *** ******** ** ***** ** a **** ******** ******** ***** **."
  • "** ** ******* **** ** **** ***** '****' ******** ** the **** ******* ***** **** *** **** *** ********* ** alert *** ********* ** ** *** *** *** *** ****** to ****** *** *******/****** ********** *** ******** ** ******* ***."
  • "** ****** ******** ************ *** ************ **** ***** ********* ************ that ****** *** ***** ***********."

Race ** *** ****** ******

**** *** ********** ** ***** ***** *******, ****** ** **** to *** ****** ******, **** *** **** ********** ** **** alternative, ***** *** ******* ********** ******** ** * ***** ****.

  • "** **** ******** ***** ******* ***** ** ** * ****** fit *** *** ****** ***** **** *******."
  • "*** ****** ** *** ******* *** ****** ***** *** **** spaces ******."
  • "** ******* *** **** ******** ***** ******* *** *** **** overall **** ** * ****** ***. **** ***** *** **** or ****** ********. ** **** ****** *** **** **********."

Outlook *** ****

**** *** *** ***** ** ** *********, ** ***** ******* clear ********** *** **** ** ***** ************, *** ** ****** their ***** ** ********** ** ******* ******** ** ******** ** decline **** *** ***-*% *****. ****-***** *** **** ********** ************ still ******* **** **** ** '*****' **** ********* ****** ******* such *********. *******, ** ** *** **** **** ****** **** commonplace, ** ****** ** *** *** *** ******** ** ** marginalized **** ****-***** ********* ***** ******** ********* *** ***** **** in ****-****.

Comments (16)

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***** *** ***** *****, *** ***** ** ***** *** *********** of ** ***** ********* */* ***** ********. ***'* **** ****** going ** ** *** **** **** **** ********* *********. *** PTZ ** ******* ***** *********, *** ** **** ** *****, and *** **** ****** *** ********* ** *** *****. *** not *** *****-****** *** ******* ******/***** ***** ********* **** *****.

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