IP versus analogue

Why the demise of analogue surveillance cameras was greatly exaggerated

Uri Guterman of Hanwha Techwin Europe considers why analogue-based CCTV systems are still in favour more than a decade after many predicted that IP networks would soon become the automatic choice for consultants, system designers, installers and system integrators. Read More

Ethernet over coax too often overlooked as a cost-effective migration path to IP, says AMG Systems

Organisations deterred from migrating to IP CCTV from analogue systems on cost grounds should consider leveraging existing coaxial cable, according to AMG Systems. Read More

Beware Hype Over IP Cameras With Cloud Storage, Says Simon Lambert. Sloppy Installation – Not Analogue Cameras – is Usually to Blame for Poor Image Quality

Responding to a recent IFSEC Global article about cloud storage in the social housing sector the CCTV consultant believes cloud storage is more fallible than its proponents will admit. Read More

‘Crowdsourced’ Beating Investigation Exposes Limitations of Traditional Analogue Surveillance

A social media firestorm over US street violence represents another strong argument for the adoption of a HD standard for video surveillance, argues IDIS' senior sales manager. Read More

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