Video Content Analysis – unable to do what it says on the box. Perhaps a little extreme, but it’s fair to say that bold claims from manufacturers without the results to back them up have given VCA a bad reputation within the security industry in recent years. Public perception hasn’t exactly been helped with TV and Film showing fully functional face-recognition or iris-scanning at the click of a mouse on shows like “24”. Yet, the latest research from IHS shows the world market for VCA as a picture of revenue growth – so companies must be doing something right.
Prinicipal Analyst, Video Surveillance
Jon Cropley is a principal analyst in Omdia's video surveillance and security services group. He joined the company in 2001 and has authored numerous syndicated research reports.
Senior Analyst, Video Surveillance
Josh Woodhouse is one of the lead analysts covering the video surveillance equipment market at Omdia. Josh works on the industrial and medical technology group’s core report on the global video surveillance equipment market.