Almost all the prominent places around the globe have experienced some sort of a breach in their security mechanism and this is the reason why the management of such places is striving hard to continuously upgrade its security mechanisms. This has given rise to a lot of competition in the surveillance industry where every company is giving tough competition to one another to launch a product that provides the best security.
In spite of so many advanced security products, the smart criminals are able to tamper with the camera and cause damage. But when it comes to reputed brands like Hikvision, malware and hacks are rare issues; all the products offer a lot of resistance to suspicious activities.
To outperform the criminals, there are several new trends that have been introduced in the year 2017 in the surveillance industry.
Here are the top 4 video surveillance trends:
- Cyber Security- The field of cyber security has become a leading market segment. For the year 2017, various corporations have joined hands to collectively protect all their sensitive data and privacy. They are going to make sure that no unauthorized personnel can get his hands on the data. In both the domestic and public domains, several unsecured devices often leave gaps for the criminals to attack data. Cyber security will be able to prevent this.
- Digital Future- Last year witnessed a lot of threat to security across the world and so security has become a global issue of topmost priority. With the help of video analytics and improved control centres that provide better integration amongst the systems, the future is going to become digital and much more safe and secure. All these enhancements are going to help the citizens and also enhance the response time of cities to many incidents.
- Internet of Things- Another field, which is booming at an exponential rate, is Internet of Things (IoT) and this too has created a lot of opportunities for VMS and video technology. Video technology is quite closely associated with most of the applications of IoT. Video analytics such as people counting and heat mapping are going to be facilitated in business intelligence to make video surveillance more effective and profitable.
- Competition and Consolidation- From the year 2016 onwards, the surveillance industry has been continuously improving. The graph will be on the rise for the upcoming years also. Each company is going to try to be on the top and consolidate their existing infrastructure.
There are several others popular trends for the year 2017 that are going to change the face of the entire surveillance industry.