2010 Spring Surveillance Trends

Author: John Honovich, Published on Apr 01, 2010

Emerging from ISC West, a number of clear trends will likely impact purchasing decisions over the next 12 months. In this premium report, we examine the 6 key factors, including positive and negative trends

Poll: Which trend will have the most impact on video surveillance purchases in 2009?

  • Megapixel Cameras: 58%
  • Hybrid DVRs: 20%
  • Video Analytics: 9%
  • Intelligent/Advanced Storage: 7%
  • Other: 6%

[With 100 responses, poll is now closed. Poll is not scientific.]

Positive Trends

  • Widespread hybrid DVR product releases shifts video recording purchases
  • Widespread H.264 megapixel camera product releases shifts camera purchases
  • Lenel/OnSSI, Arecont's Price Cuts and Avigilon's open IP support impact competitive positioning of camera / video management vendors
Negative Trends
  • Lack of innovation in video analytics signals worse short term future
  • Over hype of high end storage (Pivot3, Intransa, TimeSight) will result in disappointment
  • Over hype of PSIM will result in disappointment

******** **** *** ****, * ****** ** ***** ****** **** likely ****** ********** ********* **** *** **** ** ******. ** this ******* ******, ** ******* *** * *** *******, ********* positive *** ******** ******

****: ***** ***** **** **** *** **** ****** ** ***** surveillance ********* ** ****?

  • ********* *******: **%
  • ****** ****: **%
  • ***** *********: *%
  • ***********/******** *******: *%
  • *****: *%

[**** *** *********, **** ** *** ******. **** ** *** scientific.]

Positive ******

  • ********** ****** *** ******* ******** ****** ***** ********* *********
  • ********** *.*** ********* ****** ******* ******** ****** ****** *********
  • *****/*****, *******'* ***** **** *** ********'* **** ** ******* ****** competitive *********** ** ****** / ***** ********** *******
Negative ******
  • **** ** ********** ** ***** ********* ******* ***** ***** **** future
  • **** **** ** **** *** ******* (******, ********, *********) **** result ** **************
  • **** **** ** **** **** ****** ** **************

[***************]

Definition ** ******** ******

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Determining **** ** **** **. ****

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**** ****** ******* ** ************* ******** ******* ** ******** ******* making ** **** *** *********** ** ****** *** *** **********.

Example: *********** ********* ** ***** *********

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**** **** ********, ***'* ******* *** *** ******:

Trend *:  ********** ****** *** ******* ******** ****** ***** ********* *********

****** **** ***** * **** ********* ********* ** ** *****. We **** **** ********** ********* ********** ** ****** ********** ********* ******* *** ******* **** **** * ********

**** *** **** *** *** **** *** ****** ****** ** that **** ************* *** ********* ****** ********. *** *********** ***** objection ** ****** **** ** ***** ******* *** ******* ******* offerings. **** ** ******* ******* ******** **** * ****** ** recent *************:

*** **** *** *** ****** ** ******* ********** *** *** price ***** ** **** **********. ** *** *** ** **** year, ***** **** ** **** ******* ** *** ****** *** 16 ******* ****** **** *** ******* ** ******** ** $*,*** USD ** ****.

**** **** **** ********* ************* ******** *** **** ***** ******** of *** ********* ************* *** **** ************ ** ****** **** the *********. ** ****** **** ****** **** *********, ****** ******** only ********* ** ** ********* ** ******* * ****** ******** of ***** ***.

Trend *: ********** *.*** ********* ****** ******* ******** ****** ****** *********

*** *** **** **** ** ***, ********* *** ****** ** increasingly ******* (*** **** ******* ******) *** ******** ******. ** recently ******************** ** * *** ******* ********* *** ******* ****** *** recession. *** *** ****** *** ********* ******* **** **** (*) limited ************ ********* *** (*) *** ***** ** ***** *********** MJPEG *** ********* (*.*** **** ******* ***** ******** ** *****).

*** **** ********* *** ********* ** *** ********* ******* ********* available, ****** *** *** ***** ********* ***** *.*** *********:

**** ** **** ******* *** *********, ** **** ****** ************* easier *** ******** *********** ** *** *********. ****, ********* *** hybrid **** **** ********* *** ******** ** **** ***** ** they *** ** ******** ******** ** ******** *******.

Trend *: *********** *********** ** ****** / ***** ********** ******* ********

* *** * *** ************* **** *** **** ****** * short **** ****** ** *** ********:********'* ******* ** *** ***** *******,*******'* ******** ************** ****** *****.

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******* *** ****** **** ***** *** *** *** ****** *** its ****** *** **** ******* ** ****. ***, ******* *** publicly ******** **** **** **** ***** ***** ****** **** ** their *.*** ****. *** **** **** **** ******* ******** *******'* attractiveness, ****** ** ***** **** ** *** **** ****** *********** match *** ***** *********. ***** **** **** ** *** *** margins, ** ****** ** **** *** ****** ******* ** ***** using *********.

Trend *: **** ** ********** ** ***** ********* ******* ***** ***** **** ******

*** **** ************ **** ****** ********** ** ***** *********. *** only ******* ******** *** **** ** ***** ******* *** *** Labs. ** * ***** ** ***** ******* ******, *********** ***** ***** **** *** **** **** ** ***** of ***** ******* ** ******* ** ***** ****** *** ***** capability ** **** ****-*********** **** ******** ***********.

**** ** *** *********** ***** ***** ********* ******* (*.*., **, ioimage, ***** **, ****, *******, *******) *** *********** *************. ******* it ****** *** ** ********** ***** *** **** **** * majority ** **** *** *********** **********/ *********** ** *** **** year. 

***********, ******* *** ************ *** ******** ** ***** ******** ***********, it ** ********* ** *** **** **** ***** ***** ********* in *** **** ******. 

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***** * ***** ***** ********* ** * ******* **** *******, it ** ***** **** *** ******** *********** ** ***** ********* were**** ***** *** *****. ** ** ****** ** **** ******* ****** ** ***** before ***** ********* ****** ******* * ***** ***** ** ***** surveillance.

Trend *: **** **** ** **** *** ******* (******, ********, *********) **** ****** ** **************

********* ******** **** ** **** ******************* **** ***** ************ ******, *** **** **** **** ******** around ***** ************ *******.

***** ******* ** ** ********* ******* ** ***** ************, ******* constraints *** ******* ***** ******** ** (*) **** ** ******** only ******* **** ******* *****, (*) ******* **** ** **** drive ****** *** (*) *** *** ** *.*** *** ********* cameras. ******** **** ** * ****** ****** ** ******* **** the ****** *** ************ *********** *** ********* ******* ******* ** customers. **** ** ***** **** ** *** ******* *** *** newer ****** ****.

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

***** ******'* ********** ********* ******** *** ******** ****** *****, *** benefits **** ** ** ******* ** ***** ****** ****** ** a ****** ********. **** **** **** ********** ********** ** ******** the *** *********** ** ******* ****** ******* ** ******'* ****** array. * ** ***** ***** ***** ****** ******** ***** ** but **'* *** ***** ** ***** * **** ******* ** a **** ** **** ***** ***** ** *****.

** *** *********, ************* ****** *** *********** **** **** ** very ***** ** ********* ****** *** ***** ** **** ************** advantages (*** *** *** ******** ******).

********* **** ********, *** ********* ***** ** **** *** ***** StarterBlock ***** **** ******** *** *** ******* ** **** ******** to ***** ******* *******.

* *** ** ******** ***** *** *** ***** ********* ******** their ***** ***** *** ********* ***** **** ***** ** ******. While * ***** ******* ** ** ********* ******* ** ***** surveillance, * *** **** ***** ********** ** *** **** ******** but **** ****** *** ******* *** ********* ******* (******* ***, NAS ** ***).

Trend *: **** **** ** **** **** ****** ** **************

**** ** * ******* ****** *******. *** ********** ******* **** the **** ******** ** *** * - ** ***** *** but ******* **** ******* ***** *********. **** ****, ** ******** in ******** ** ******** ************: **** ****** **** *** **** (**** ***), ******* **** ********** ** *** **** *** *** ********** ****.

*** *********, ******, ** **** *** ********* **** *** ******* technology ************. ***** **** ********* *** **** ***** *** ********, the ******** ****** **** ********* *** ********* ** ********* (*** the******** ** ****). **** ** *** ************* ** *** **** ******** ** changed ***** *********** ******.

**********, **** ***** ***** ***** ******** ** ******* ******* ********* but *** **** *** ** *******. *** ***** **** ********* for ****, ** ***** ********, ****** *******, ***** **********, ***. Once *** ** *** *** ****, **** ******* ***** ****** very ****** ******** ** *** *****. ***** ****, **** ** destined ** ****** * ******* *** **** *** *** ***** most ********* *** ***** **** ********* ** ***** *************** **** their ****** ******* *******.

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