Video Surveillance - Five Security Trends for 2017

Pulkit Punj, Director, AnG India Ltd
Monday, January 30, 2017
Pulkit Punj, Director, AnG India Ltd
Headquartered in Noida, AnG India is the leading provider of security surveillance, fire detection and CCTV products with system design & custom engineering. The entity is also indulged into access control system based on cards and biometrics.

In just a few decades, the video surveillance industry has come through significant core technology and business shifts. From the agony of the traditional analog and closed circuit cameras, to today's digital and network-based technology, there has been a perpetual change which will persist to higher level of advancements. The demand for video surveillance equipments is likely to grow rapidly in 2017, however with intense market competition.
Today's new digital networked video systems (operating over a computer network using IP) now offer powerful maintenance management benefits and real-time monitoring through VMS (Video management systems), while improving efficient management, continuous recording and proactive control providing additional flexibility. A shift in the ways the government and organizations adopt new solutions is seen. Surveillance security systems once considered as a standalone investment is now upgrading to IP solutions as a vital movement that now forms a part of the larger IT infrastructure.

As we move into 2017, here are five key trends that will continue to shape the video surveillance industry:

Increase in Safe Cities Surveillance

In Asia, many cities are already embracing the concept of smart cities, Singapore and China where leading- edge technology is integrated with city administration to boost efficiency, thus driving video usage upwards. The Indian government is immensely supporting and taking relevant actions in the safe city projects to improve the country’s infrastructure such as traffic analysis and providing safety to citizens using technologies such as face and number plate recognition, behavior analysis also statistical evaluations to improve management of resources and services of cities . The Mumbai Safe city initiative alone includes more than 6000 cctv surveillance installations. Video surveillance and analytics will be integrated into our smart city projects to provide more holistic solutions which promise end-to-end security and remote monitoring and response. According to IHS report, safe city projects will continue and swift Indian video surveillance market growth at an average market rate of 13 percent till 2020, making city surveillance the fastest market growth vertical.

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