Camera Replacement Statistics 2022

By Sean Patton, Published Jun 29, 2022, 09:00am EDT (Info+)

With the top surveillance trends of AI and cloud VSaaS growth, are integrators replacing cameras before they fail, to take advantage of new camera features or cloud architecture capabilities?

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170+ integrators responded to:

In the last year, what percentage of cameras that you replaced were planned replacements? Why?

In this report, we examine their reasons for replacing or not replacing cameras, highlighting common themes and concerns.

Planned ************ ****

****** **** (**%) ** *********** ********* less **** **% ** ***** ****** replacements **** *******; **** * ****** of **** **% ** ******* ***** planned ************:

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**** ** **** **** **% ** planned ******* ************ ****** *******:

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*** **** ** ****** ****** ******* significant ******** **** ***** **** ****** with:

  • ********* **********
  • ******** ***** ******* **** ***, ***** low *****, ********** **
  • ***** ******, ****

**** ****-**** ****** ******* *** *********, improvements **** **** ******* ***********, *** while ** ********* *********** *** ******** rapidly, **** ****** ****-*********** *** **** customers.

Customer ****** *********** ********

*********** **** ******** ***** **** ********* were ********* *** ******** ** ***********, either ******* ** *** ** *******.

**** *********** ***** **** ******* **** proactively ******** *** *********** ** ******* due ** *** ******** **** **** as **** ** *********** *********/*****:

  • "*** ** ** ***** ******* *** the ********* ** **** **** ** on * ********* ********** ****."
  • "**** ** *** ********* *** **** a **** ******** **** *** *** are ******** ***** **** ********* ** to ******* ***** ******* (** ******* the ****** **** ******) ***** ** failure ** ****** ** ***** ** CCTV ************ ******** ******"
  • "********* **** ***** ** ******* - end ** ****, ***********, *** ********** requirements"
  • "**** ** *** ******* **** ******* refresh ****** ** ****** **** *** of *** ******* ** ******* *** planned **** *** ********* ** *** odd *******."
  • "**** ** ******** * **** *********** practice ** *** ********-****** *** **** the ** ***** ***** *** ******* technology ********* ** * * ** 5 **** *****
  • "** **** **** * *** **** track * ****** ****/******** *** ******* on * ********. * *********** ****** of ******** *** ******* ** *******/******* older *******"
  • "** **** *** ********* **** *********** replace ******* ********* *** ******** ** people **** *** *** ****** ** fail ****** **** ******* **"
  • "**** *** *** ******* ********, *** we **** ****** **** ******* ** historical ******** **** ****. *****, ** can **** *************"
  • "** **** **** ******* *********** ********** the ******* ********* ******* **** ****"
  • "** *** * ******** *** ****** to *********** ******* ***** *******, ***** 40 ***** **** *******."
  • "** **** *****, ********* **** ****** funds ******** ** *** *** ** a ****** **** ** ***'*. ****** and **** **** ** **** *** of *** *****."
  • "** **** ** ******* **** ***** management *** ***** *** ** ****** a ********** *** ***** **** ********* one ****** ** * ****"
  • "********* *** **** ** ******* ** analytics. **** ******* *** ** *******"
  • "****** **** ***** (******* ********** ***** 5-7 *****) **********"
  • "**** ********* ****** ** ******* *** to **** ******* ** *** *****"
  • "******** ********* ********"
  • "*** ** *** ******* ********* *** finally *** **** * *********** *******"
  • "****** ****** ** *********' *** *********** that **** ******** ******"
  • "******** ****** ******* ** **** ***** quality"

*******, ***** *** * *********** ****** of *********** **** ******** **** ********* were **** ********* **** *** ******* failed:

  • "******* ********* **** ******* **** *** cameras **** ********* *** ** ***** ex; ********* ******* ** *********"
  • "** ***** ** ** ***** (**** or ***) **** ** *** **** customers **** *** ******* ****** ******** and ******* ** ***. **** ** across *** ** *** *********, *** and *****."
  • "*** ** *** ********* ***** ******* for ********* *******. **** ** **** sensitivity ************."
  • "**** ****** *** ***** **** *** initial ****** *** *** **** ********* for *******"
  • "****** *** ** *** ******* **** until *******"
  • "****. ********* ** ******* *** ********."
  • "****, **** ***-***** ** *** **** replace ******* **** **** ******"
  • "**** ** *** ********* ****** ** replace ******* **** **** ******"
  • "****** ** ****** ** ********** ** planned ************, ********** ** **** ** failures."
  • "**** ********* **** ***** *******"
  • "*** ** ********* **** **** ** breaks"

Technology ************

*** ****** **** ****** ****** ***** by *********** *** ******* *********** *** technology ************, ************ *********, ***********, *** low ***** ***********:

  • "***** *** * ****** ****** ** capital ***** **** ****** ********* **** increased ********* ** **** ** *** upgrade ********, *** ** **** ***** and ***** **********, ** *** ****** a ****** ** ********* ************ **** in ******* ** ****** *** ********** as **** ********* *********"
  • "**** ******** *** ****** ** ******* in *** *** ************, **** **** planned ** **** ************"
  • "****** ** ******* **** ***** ****** (Pelco *** ******) ** ***** ****** which ******* ****** ******* *** ********* or ******** (********)"
  • "**** ** *** ******* **** ****** outdated , ***** ** ******* ** old ****** ******* **** *** * low ********* ***** *** **** ****** something **** * ****** **********."
  • "******** **** ***** ****** *** ********** well. **** ******* ****** ******* **** multi-sensor *** ***** *** ******** ********"
  • "****** *** ******* ****** **********, ****** resolution, *** ****** *********** ** *** areas **** ******* **** ********"
  • "******** **********, ******** *********** *** **********, lower ********* *** ******* ** ********* h.265"
  • "** ********/******** **** ******* *** *** but ***** *****'* *** ********"
  • "****** **********, ********* ****, ***** **********, camera *** **** ***********"
  • "**'** ********* ********* ** ****** ****** or ********* ** * ****** **********"
  • "****** *** ** ******** ******* *** upgraded ********** ** ***** ********"
  • "********** ************ (*****, *****, *** *****, Analytics **********) "
  • "******** *** ** ********* ******* *** upgrades"
  • "**** ******* ************ **** *** ** new **********"
  • "**** *** * **** ** ******** and ** ******* ***** *******"
  • "****** *********** ***/** ******* ************."
  • "********** *** ******* ******** ******"
  • "******** ***** ******* **** *** *******"
  • "******* *** ***, ** *** ******* analitycs. "
  • "*** ******** *** *** ******* **** of *** ******* ********* **** *** customer ***."
  • "******** ** ****** *******"
  • "********** ************"

Failures / ******** *********** ****

*********** **** ********* **** * *** percentage (replacing ******* **** **** **** ** out ** ********:

  • "**** ******* *** ** ****** ********* they *** ********. ******* **** **** they ** ******* *** **** **** back **** *** ********"
  • "**** ** *** ************* *** ** replace ** ******* ******** ******* *** to *** ****** ****"
  • "*** *% ******** ** ****** *** upgrades. ***** ***** *********** ** **** for *******"
  • "******* *** ** ** **** **** do *** **** ** ** ************"
  • "* **** ******* **** *** **** gets ******* (***** **) ** ******** failure"
  • "**** *** ********, *** ** ******** or ********"
  • "*** *******, ** ** ***'* *****, don't *** **"
  • "**** ** *** **** ******* ******* are **** **** *******"
  • "******* ** ** *** ******* ** cameras ****** **** ****"
  • "** **** ******* ******* **** **** break ****"
  • "*** *** **** *** *****"
  • "******** ** *** ** ****"
  • "******* ** *** ** **** ********."
  • "**** ******* ********* **** *******"
  • "** **** ******* **** ***** ** a ******* ****"
  • "** ******** **** *******/******* ** *** verge ** *******"
  • "** ***** ******* ****** **** *** very *** (**+ *****)** ****."
  • "******** ** ***************"
  • "** ****** ****** **** *** *******."
  • "******* *** *******"

Significant ****** ** ** ********

********* *********** ****** ****** ************ **** up ************* ******** ** **** *******, with ~**% ** *********** ********* **** reason:

  • "*** ** ******* ********* *** ******* got **** * *********** ******* *** high ***. ******** ** ****** ******* spread ****** **** *****"
  • "** **** *****, ***** *** ********** updates (*.*. ********* ****** *******)"
  • "***** * *** ** ****** ******* need ** ** ******** *** ** ones"
  • "*** **** **** *** ****** "*******" but *********, ** **** *** ** replace *******"
  • "******** **** ****** ******* ** ** was *** ******* ***********."
  • "******* **** ** * ********** *******, either ***** **** ****** ** **"
  • "**** ** *** ******* **** ****** outdated, ***** ** ******* ** *** analog *******"
  • "**** **** ******** ******** *** ********, analog ************, **********"
  • "**** ******** ** ****** ***** ******* in * ******* **** ** ******** IP ******"
  • "******* ************ **** *** ****** ******* only"
  • "**** **** ****** *** *** **** image *******"
  • "****** ** ** **** ****** *** higher **********"
  • "**'** ********* ********* ** ****** ******"
  • "****** ****** ** **** ** ** from ******"
  • "** *** ********* ****** **** **"
  • "********* **** ****** ** **"
  • "******** **** ******"

Spending **********

*********** **** *** ******* *********** ***** also ***** **** ********* **** *** spending ***** ** ****, **** **** noting ******** ****** ** * *******:

  • "***... ***'** ********* ****** **** ********? Because ** ****** ** ******** ***** if **** ***'* **** **. ****** they *** ********** ** **** **** pockets"
  • "* **** **** ********* *** **** but **** *** ********* *** ********* in ********* *********** *** ******* *** reactive *** **** **** ***** ***** for ********* *******"
  • "********* ******* *** *******, ******* ***'* spend ***** ** ********* **** ** "working""
  • "********* ** *** ****** **** ** pay *** *********** ** *** ******** was *******"
  • "********* ****'* ******** *** ***** **** they **** ** ***-**** *** ********.
  • "**** ********* *** *** ***** ** be *********"
  • "**** ******, **** **** *** ************ so *** ********* ***’* ****** *** replacement"
  • "*** *** **** ********* ******* ** budget *** ************"
  • "******** ** ***** **********, **** *** been ******* ** ****** ********** *** upgrades"

Supply ***** / *** ****

********** *** ******* ****** ******** *** a *** ***** *** *********** ** 2022, **** * ******** ***** ********* camera *********** ********:

  • "**'* ***** **** *%. *** ** supply ***** ******, ** ***'* **** the ****** ** ********* ******* **** aren't ** *******
  • "*/*, ** *** **** ******* ************ because ***** ** *** *** **** enough ******** ** *** ********."

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