Camera Color Fidelity Shootout

Author: Figen Bekisli, Published on Sep 04, 2013

The surveillance industry is obsessed with more and more pixels. But color fidelity - accurately rendering yellow as yellow or blue as blue - can be critical for identifying individuals or objects.

We decided to test 5 camera manufacturers - Axis, Avigilon, Bosch, Dahua and Sony - to see how faithful their cameras could reproduce color.

The Test

We used a ColorChecker (aka Macbeth chart) and shot out all cameras side by side simultaneously. Here's a preview of the results with the models blacked out.

This was a fairly simple low light indoor scene but still notice how much color fidelity varied across them.

Scenes

Moreover, we tested in a variety of conditions including different forms of outdoor street lighting to see how LED, mercury vapor, and sodium lights impacted performance.

We concluded with real world examples of a subject wearing different colored shirts.

Here's one example of a major manufacturer who made a range colors look basically the same:

Contrast to another major manufacturer who handled the same scene, same time dramatically better:

Who Won?

There were clear winners and losers here. Who was it? Was it Avigilon - who claims to deliver the best image quality? Axis - who touts their conformance with HDTV standards? Dahua - the up and coming Chinese company? Or did the old guard - Bosch or Sony pull it out? Answers and detailed analysis inside.

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Indoor ********

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****** *****

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Test **********

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Comments (42)

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Avigilon 'Blue' Cloud Entry Examined on Sep 19, 2017
Avigilon is moving to the cloud. The company announced their Avigilon Blue platform, designed to be a web-managed surveillance system, utilizing...
HID Buys Mercury Security on Sep 19, 2017
One of the biggest access control deals in years. Mercury Security, the most widely used access hardware OEM, and partner to 20+ manufacturers,...
Hikvision Backdoor Exploit on Sep 18, 2017
Full disclosure to the Hikvision backdoor has been released, allowing easy exploit of vulnerable Hikvision IP cameras. As the researcher, Monte...

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