IP or Analog?

Network cameras have been around for a number of years; the first one was released back in 1996 by Axis. In the early years, network camera technology was not on a par with that of professional level analog cameras.

Initially designed to take advantage of digital imaging, networking, and the Internet in new application areas, these cameras were not used for surveillance applications. That has certainly changed. Now, network cameras have caught up with analog camera technology and meet the same requirements and specifications and, as we’ll see in the article below, in several important areas, network cameras far surpass analog camera performance.

Article: Ten reasons to buy a network camera (pdf)