Video Surveillance Trade-Offs - A Question of Balance: Finding the Right Combination of Image Quality, Frame Rate and Bandwidth
As video surveillance technology becomes indispensable in public safety and law enforcement around the world, one thing is clear: image quality is paramount. The benefits of video surveillance - from monitoring and real-time protection to investigation and evidence preservation - are largely dependent on the quality of the images transmitted by digital video surveillance cameras and networks. To balance the need for high quality images with the need for affordable solutions, network designers and operators have to make certain trade-offs. In this discussion, it will introduce these trade-offs to help CIOs and other professionals understand the factors they must consider in planning and deploying efficient, cost-effective video surveillance networks.