Intelligent Network Video
Understanding Modern Video Surveillance Systems, Second Edition
CRC Press – 2014 – 424 pages
Continuing in the tradition of the bestselling first edition, this book examines networked surveillance video solutions. It provides the latest details on industry hardware, software, and networking capabilities of the latest cameras and DVRs. It addresses in full detail updated specifications on MPEG-4 and other digital video formats, resolution advantages of analog v. digital, intelligent video capabilities, frame rate control, and indoor/outdoor installations factors. New chapters include cloud computing, standards, and thermal cameras.
Introduction to Network Video
What is network video?
What is a network camera?
What is a video server?
What is video management software?
The Evolution of Video Surveillance Systems
Analog ccrv systems using VCR
Analog ccrv systems using DVR
Analog ccrv systems using network DVR
Network video systems using video servers
Network video systems using network cameras
CCD and CMOS sensors
Progressive scan versus interlaced video
Day and night functionality
Using network cameras
Using analog cameras with video servers
IP Network Technologies
Power over Ethernet
Data transport methods
More about network technologies and devices
System design considerations
Network management of video products
Video management, hardware platforms
Video management, monitoring and recording
Intelligent Video System
What is intelligent video?
Intelligent video architectures
Intelligent video functionality I components
Fredrik Nilsson is the Global Manager of Axis Communications, Inc., Chelmsford, Massachusetts.