The Next Big Thing 2012

Author: John Honovich, Published on Aug 12, 2012

In the past 5 years, megapixel IP cameras have sweeped the surveillance industry, changing the landscape and expectations of security users. While megapixel IP use will continue to grow, it has become quite expected.

Looking ahead 5 years from now, what will be the next big thing to take its mantle? In this report, we examine the top 5 contenders, breaking down their potential, barriers and most likely impact.

The Top 5 Contenders

Here's an overview of the top 5 contenders for the next big thing:

  • 10MP+ cameras - "Super" high resolution
  • Edge Storage - Eliminating VMSes by recording on board the camera
  • HD SDI - megapixel without the need for IP cameras
  • Hosted Video - recording in the 'cloud'
  • Video Analytics - 'real' video intelligence (finally)

Results - Readers Choice: Video Analytics - Next Big Thing 2012

Breaking it Down

Inside, we will break down all top 5 contenders.

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