What is IP CCTV?

2016/11/28
What is IP CCTV? IP camera is a type of digital video camera commonly employed for surveillance, and which, unlike analog closed circuit television (...

What is IP CCTV?  IP camera is a type of digital video camera commonly employed for surveillance, and which, unlike analog closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras, can send and receive data via a computer network and the Internet.

IP CCTV has been available for around ten years, however until fairly recently the price of IP products was extremely high, so much so it was not a feasible option in most cases. With the improvements in technology and introduction of High Definition IP products, along with the decrease in cost, they are now a very good option. 

As the name suggests - IP CCTV products use your network infrastructure to transmit images from a camera to the desired location (this could be a recording unit or a PC etc). IP products are available is many resolutions, we at JMC offer IP products in 720P / 1.3MP / 2.0MP / 1080P and even a few items at 3.0MP / 5.0MP.

720P Resolution - is 1280 x 720 pixels - that's a total of 921,600 pixels
1.3MP Resolution - is 1280 x 960 pixels - that's a total of 1,228,800 pixels
2.0MP Resolution - is 1600 x 1200 pixels - that's a total of 1,920,000 pixels
1080P Resolution - is 1920 x 1080 pixels - that's a total of 2,073,600 pixels
3.0MP Resolution - is 2048 x 1536 pixels - that's a total of 3,145,728 pixels
5.0MP Resolution - is 2560 x 1920 pixels - that's a total of 4,915,200 pixels

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