Upgrade Existing Cameras to H.264
Most IP camera manufacturers migrating to H.264 require the purchase of new hardware. If you are using existing MPEG-4 cameras and want to upgrade to H.264, you generally need to replace them with new cameras that support H.264.
In Bosch's recent 4.0 software release, existing Bosch cameras [link no longer available] currently running MPEG-4 may be field upgraded to H.264.
The main constraints of this upgrade include:
- The maximum resolution for H.264 for existing hardware is 2CIF compared to 4CIF for MPEG-4.
- Using H.264 codec, only 1 stream of video is supported while with MPEG-4, 2 simultaneous streams are supported.
- Bosch does not recommend running IVA (video analytics) when the H.264 codec is being used.
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