Data from 200,000 security cameras around the world reveals optimization opportunities across businesses, according to a report released by Eagle Eye Networks, a global leader in cloud video surveillance. The report, titled 2023 Cloud Video Surveillance Camera Worldwide Statistics, provides valuable insights into security camera usage and the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in cloud video surveillance.
The analysis of the aggregate data, collected from a sample set of security cameras connected to the Eagle Eye Cloud VMS (video management system) in 100 countries, includes information from various organizations such as corporate enterprises, retail businesses, restaurants, warehouses, educational and healthcare facilities, and multifamily residences. It encompasses data from 175 different camera manufacturers.
Key findings from the report include:
1. License Plate Recognition (LPR): 90% of LPR use is primarily for reasons other than security. With highly accurate License Plate Recognition technology, 33% of organizations using LPR employ a free flow system to capture license plates while the car is in motion.
2. Adoption of 4MP Security Cameras: The use of 4MP security cameras has seen a significant increase, with a 250% year-over-year jump in 2022 compared to 2021.
3. Two-Way Audio: 74% of businesses that utilize security cameras with two-way audio rely on a connected IP speaker for communication, while 26% rely on security cameras with built-in two-way audio capabilities.
4. Hybrid Cloud Approach: As large enterprises transition to the cloud, many are opting for a hybrid approach. In 2022, 44% of businesses use a combination of cloud and on-premise retention for their security camera footage.
5. AI Utilization: Security cameras in the Americas use AI to detect vehicles 72% of the time, compared to 57% in Europe. Furthermore, cameras in Europe use AI to detect people 37% of the time, compared to 24% in the Americas.
The founder and CEO of Eagle Eye Networks, Dean Drako, emphasized the significant impact AI will have on video surveillance in the coming years. He stated, This report is intended to provide real data and trend analysis for organizations that are investing in a new or upgraded cloud video surveillance system.
With the inclusion of AI usage and license plate recognition deployment, the report aims to offer valuable insights and trends for organizations seeking to optimize their cloud video surveillance systems.
About Eagle Eye Networks:
Eagle Eye Networks is the global leader in cloud video surveillance, offering cyber-secure, cloud-based video with AI and analytics to enhance business efficiency and safety. Businesses of all sizes benefit from the Eagle Eye Cloud VMS, which centralizes video surveillance, improves security, and streamlines operations. Built for the cloud and AI, the platform offers unlimited scalability, simple usage-based subscription pricing, advanced analytics, integrated AI, and an open API platform for flexibility. Eagle Eye sells its services through a global network of resellers and integrators.
In conclusion, the report from Eagle Eye Networks provides valuable insights into security camera usage and the increasing role of AI in cloud video surveillance. By optimizing these technologies, businesses can enhance their efficiency, improve security, and capitalize on growth opportunities.